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AEDC gets $20 million federal grant to promote research

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Division of Science and Technology will receive $20 million from the National Science Foundation to expand research and workforce development training opportunities at 10 colleges and universities, including the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and University of Arkansas at Monticello, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Monday.


Fred Brown is a spokesman for the Republican National Committee. An Arkansas News Bureau story published Sunday incorrectly identified Brown’s title.