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Fireworks prohibited on National Forest Lands

Jun 28, 2016 4:41pm

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — As Americans prepare to celebrate during the Independence Day holiday weekend, Ouachita and Ozark-St. Francis National Forests officials are reminding residents, visitors and...

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No break in hot weather this week

Jul 16, 2015 2:21pm

Most of Arkansas will likely be under a heat this, the National Weather Service said Monday.

The weather service issued the advisory Monday for all but northwestern Arkansas.


State ends fiscal year with $191.6 million surplus

Jul 09, 2015 4:01pm

Arkansas ended the 2014-15 fiscal year with a $191.6 million surplus, the state’s fiscal office said last week.

Net available general revenue collections for the fiscal year that ended June...

School libraries can apply for funds from novelist

Jul 09, 2015 3:46pm

Six Arkansas schools were among those selected from 28,000 nationwide applications to receive grants from best-selling novelist James Patterson.

Those schools were Dover High, Danville High...

Governor picks 3 for state board

Jul 09, 2015 3:46pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson last Thursday announced the appointment of three new members to the state Board of Education.

Hutchinson said Charisse Dean replaces Sam Ledbetter, whose term ended June...

Rutledge joins suit against water rule

Jul 02, 2015 3:41pm

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Monday she has joined several other states in filing a lawsuit against the federal Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over a...

Hutchinson applauds ruling against EPA regulation

Jul 02, 2015 3:41pm

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday blocked an Environmental Protection Agency regulation on mercury and other pollutants from coal-fired power plants, a decision that Gov. Asa Hutchinson called good...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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