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The Legislature meets in a session from earlier this year. (Arkansas News Bureau file photo)

Newly effective state laws include ban on ‘revenge porn’

Jul 29, 2015 6:01am

Arkansans cannot legally distribute “revenge porn” or make voyeuristic use of drones but can carry concealed handguns into more places, including polling places, under new state laws now in effect...

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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...

Board names state’s endangered places

May 21, 2015 2:18pm

The Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas’ 2015 list of Arkansas’ Endangered Places is comprised of an early 20th Century commercial building, a rooming house where prominent black business...

House Call

May 21, 2015 2:12pm

Q: My wife complains I use too much toothpaste. Is there even such a thing?

A: A lot of people do use more toothpaste than is needed. A pea-sized amount of toothpaste is actually enough for...

River system upgraded to ‘corridor’

May 18, 2015 2:55pm

The McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System was upgraded last week from a “connector” to a “corridor” by the U.S. Department of Transportation, filling in the last dotted line on the U.S....

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