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Candidates accuse each other of outside loyalty

Oct 16, 2014 7:33pm

CONWAY — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton sought to portray each other as loyal to non-Arkansans during their first debate Monday, with Pryor claiming Cotton answers to out-of-state...

Federal races

Oct 16, 2014 7:32pm

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Watch for armyworm invasion

Sep 25, 2014 5:05pm

Livestock and hay producers should be scouring their pastures and hay meadows for fall armyworms. Armyworm infestations can wreak havoc on lawns, hay fields, pastures, and newly planted fall...

Murphy, Maggio

Murphy named to replace ousted judge

Sep 18, 2014 2:31pm

Gov. Mike Beebe on Monday appointed a replacement for a 20th Judicial District circuit judge who was removed by the state Supreme Court for misconduct.

Beebe appointed Conway attorney...

Court urged to reverse gay marriage ruling

Sep 18, 2014 2:28pm

The Arkansas Supreme Court should reverse a circuit judge’s ruling that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel’s office argued Monday in a court...

State asks to make changes to private option plan

Sep 18, 2014 2:28pm

The Arkansas Department of Human Services on Monday requested federal approval of proposed changes to the so-called private option, the state’s version of Medicaid expansion.

The agency...

Candidates report fundraising

Sep 18, 2014 2:34pm

Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson raised about $50,000 more than Democratic candidate Mike Ross in August, according to monthly campaign finance reports filed Monday with the...

Board members say training was lacking

Sep 18, 2014 2:33pm

Members of the Arkansas Fire Protection Licensing Board told a legislative committee on Friday that a lack of training was the reason they did not notice irregularities in the former executive...

Washington digest

Sep 18, 2014 2:33pm

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans last week blocked a Democrat-led effort to amend the Constitution to allow Congress to limit how much outside groups can spend on political campaigns.

The...

House Call

Sep 18, 2014 2:30pm

Q: Why do I often experience muscle jerks when falling asleep at night?

A: Muscle jerks you experience when falling asleep are called sleep starts, hypnic jerks, or sleep myoclonus, which...

Why do we do it?

Sep 18, 2014 2:28pm

Many times folks will ask a volunteer firefighter, “Why do you spend your Saturdays in training when you could be fishing?”

Well let me tell you one of the reasons why I did it. I have spent...

Sewing ‘Big Momma’s’ seeds

Sep 18, 2014 2:28pm

Plants help form the enduring memory of my great-grandmother, Maggie Bryant. Everybody called her “Big Momma,” a quintessentially Southern endearment. She always had something rooting, blooming or...

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