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Governor seeks middle ground on private option

Aug 27, 2015 1:41pm

As he did in the first health-care speech of his administration in January, Gov. Asa Hutchinson last week stated a position on the private option that occupies a middle ground between maintaining...

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Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame names first inductees

Jun 25, 2015 11:19pm

The Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame on Monday announced its inaugural class of inductees, a group that includes a current presidential candidate and a civil rights activist who was a key figure in...

ADEQ offers app for complaints

Jun 25, 2015 11:12pm

An application that allows iPhone and iPad users to report possible environmental hazards to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality from their mobile devices is now available, ADEQ said...

House Call

Jun 25, 2015 11:12pm

Q: I’ve been a sleepwalker for years, and now I’m worried my kids will be, too. Will they?

A: New research just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics...

3 Arkansas properties added to historic register

Jun 25, 2015 11:11pm

Three Arkansas properties have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the country’s official list of historically significant properties, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program...

FCC: Phone companies can block robocalls

Jun 25, 2015 11:10pm

Phone companies can allow customers to block unwanted robocalls, the Federal Communications Commission said Thursday in an opinion that attorneys general of 39 states, including Arkansas, had...

Governor overrides PARCC vote

Jun 25, 2015 11:09pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Monday he is directing the state Education Department to withdraw from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers despite a recent vote by the...

Trump to visit state for GOP fundraiser

Jun 25, 2015 11:09pm

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump will speak at a fundraising dinner for the Republican Party of Arkansas in Hot Springs next month, the party announced Monday.

Trump will be the...

All rescue crews attending training at DeGray Lake gather for a photograph.

County crew brings home trophy from fire boat school

Jun 04, 2015 4:45pm

Arkansas Fire Boat School represents the largest inland marine boat training event in the Southern Region. Among 33 total boats across 17 Arkansas counties and one crew from Mississippi, Van Buren...

EPA clarifies rules on small bodies of water

Jun 04, 2015 4:23pm

The Obama administration last week issued new rules clarifying which small bodies of water fall under federal anti-pollution protection over strong objections from Republicans in Congress.

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Arkansas’ favorite names

May 21, 2015 2:24pm

The Social Security Administration recently announced the most popular baby names in Arkansas for 2014. Emma and Mason topped the list.

The top five boys and girls names for 2014 in Arkansas...

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