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Report: Arkansas 41st in child well-being

Jul 24, 2014 10:56pm

An annual report ranks Arkansas 41st in the nation in the overall well-being of its children, down from 40th last year, and shows that child poverty has increased in the state, although gains have...

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Bar association backs use of Facebook

Jul 10, 2014 4:32pm

The American Bar Association in recent months said it’s ethical for attorneys to view social media for information regarding potential jurors or possible misconduct of sitting jurors, although the...

TIMES RECORD FILE PHOTO // Mark Mainer, left, selects a bottle of Wiederkehr's Shiraz as others shop after a wine tasting and tour at Wiederkehr's in Altus in June 2006.

California wineries benefit most from new state law

Jul 10, 2014 4:31pm

The Arkansas wine shipment law the state Legislature passed last year has benefited California wineries the most.

It is the first time out-of-state wineries have been allowed to ship wine to...

Tech to offer scholarship supplement

Jul 03, 2014 10:57am

Arkansas Tech University in Russellville is taking steps to make higher education more attainable for incoming freshmen in fall 2014.

Tech has announced a plan to provide scholarship...

Volunteer nominations sought

Jul 03, 2014 10:20am

The Arkansas Department of Human Services Division of Community Service and Nonprofit Support have begun accepting nominations for the 2014 Arkansas Volunteer Community of the Year awards. Each...

Rhoda resigns after Clinton comment

Jul 03, 2014 10:18am

A local man no longer holds the job of chairman of the state Republican Party’s 2nd District after being quoted as saying Hillary Clinton might “get shot” if she campaigns for president in...

3 in county receive compensation

Jul 03, 2014 10:58am

The Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $303,669.16 to victims of crime in May. Awards were made in 179 new cases, with additional expenses paid in 14 previously submitted cases.

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Survey: Support falls for Common Core

Jul 03, 2014 10:51am

Support for Common Core among Americans with school-age children has fallen dramatically, as more now question whether the new national education standards will actually improve student...

The mechanics of auto repair

Jul 03, 2014 10:49am

A trip to the auto shop is usually unpleasant enough for consumers without the added stress of worrying whether they are one or two “fixes” away from a gigantic repair bill.

Almost every...

Hobby Lobby ruling fuels heated Senate debate

Jul 03, 2014 10:48am

WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that certain privately held companies can — based on religious beliefs — avoid some contraceptive mandates of the Affordable Care Act.

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Experts don’t see sellout for marshals coin

Jul 03, 2014 10:49am

WASHINGTON — A commemorative coin set for release next year by the U.S. Mint likely won’t have strong enough sales to raise the $5 million in surcharges that could go to the U.S. Marshals Museum...

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