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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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Governor calls special session

Jun 26, 2014 10:30am

Gov. Mike Beebe issued a call Tuesday to bring the Arkansas General Assembly into a special session to provide funding that will open more inmate beds and improve the viability of the Public...

Report: Children may be better served at home

Jun 26, 2014 10:08am

Too many children enter foster care for a very short period of time. Removal from the home and placement in foster care can be a traumatic experience for a child, and the state is looking at ways...

State jobless rate down slightly

Jun 26, 2014 10:05am

Arkansas’ unemployment rate decreased two-tenths of a percentage point to 6.4 percent in May, according to labor statistics released Friday.

“The rate has decreased for eight consecutive...

Lawsuit targets chiropractic ‘runners’

Jun 26, 2014 10:03am

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel on Monday filed a lawsuit seeking to halt what he alleges is the deceptive marketing of chiropractic services to accident victims.

McDaniel filed the suit in...

Traffic crackdown planned over holiday

Jun 26, 2014 10:03am

Arkansas law enforcement agencies will increase sobriety checkpoints and patrols as part of a two-week crackdown on drunken driving and speeding that will begin Saturday, the Arkansas State Police...

Tips to remember child is in car

Jun 26, 2014 10:02am

No parent wants to believe they could accidentally leave their kid in a hot car during the summer. But it happens every year, and it happens to good parents who love their children very much.

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House call

Jun 26, 2014 10:01am

Q: What makes it necessary to need a liver transplant?

A: It is impossible to live without a properly working liver. It is the largest organ in the body and is

responsible for...

National register lists 5 new Arkansas sites

Jun 26, 2014 10:18am

Five Arkansas properties have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the country’s official list of historically significant properties, according to the Arkansas Historic...

Smokeless tobacco use up among state’s teens

Jun 26, 2014 10:06am

A new survey shows that Arkansas ranks second in the nation for smokeless tobacco use among youth.

According to a Youth Risk Behavior Survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Beebe announces intent to grant pardons

Jun 12, 2014 4:58pm

Gov. Mike Beebe last week announced his intent to grant eight pardons. An additional 49 clemency requests were denied and 20 had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates...

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