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McDaniel questions pipeline use

Apr 02, 2014 4:29pm

By John Lyon

Arkansas News Bureau

A year after more than 200,000 gallons of oil spilled in Mayflower, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel questioned Monday whether ExxonMobil would ever...

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McDaniel seeks information on Target breach

Jan 01, 2014 6:02am

Arkansas News Bureau

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Thursday that his office has asked for information in the Target Corp. security breach, joining other state attorneys...

Laws aid consumers during winter storms

Dec 11, 2013 6:54pm

As most of Arkansas recovers from a major winter storm, the attorney general was issued a special consumer alert to remind Arkansas consumers of the protections they have when buying LP gas for...

Winter storm causes power outages, wrecks across state

Dec 06, 2013 3:58pm

LITTLE ROCK — Sleet and ice covered most of Arkansas Friday as a winter storm moved across the state, causing thousands of power outages and wrecks.

By mid-day, Entergy Arkansas was...

Business briefs

Dec 04, 2013 4:05pm

Studio opens

Jeffrey Beer has opened a photography studio at the Fairfield Bay Village Mall, across from the Our Towne Conference and Visitor Center.

Beer, a Navy veteran whose mother...

Tax collections to decline, director says

Dec 04, 2013 4:20pm

An expected decline in tax collections between now and June 30 caused state budget officials on Monday to downgrade the revenue forecast for the remainder of the fiscal year by 0.3 percent.


Brady Aldy, transmission and distribution operations director for Entergy Arkansas, left, discusses the utility company’s preparations for the winter storm predicted to hit Arkansas as Hugh McDonald, president and CEO of Entergy, listens. (Rob Moritz photo)

State bracing for winter storm; high school playoff games canceled

Dec 04, 2013 7:51pm

LITTLE ROCK — All high school football playoff games, including three state championship games at War Memorial Stadium, have been postponed a week because of a winter storm that is bearing down on...

State collects 18,000 pounds of unused medication

Nov 20, 2013 5:54pm

Arkansans turned in 18,008 pounds of unused or expired medications – an estimated 25.1 million pills – during the 7th Drug Enforcement Administration Prescription Drug Take Back event last month,...

Study: Welfare reform could save state millions

Nov 20, 2013 6:05pm

Legislators heard testimony Monday about a study they commissioned that claims dozens of recommended reforms could squeeze more than $100 million in annual savings from the state’s public welfare...

Policy changes aimed at helping non-violent offenders

Nov 13, 2013 3:11pm

By Rob Moritz

Arkansas News Bureau

When the Omega Technical Violators Center in Malvern opened eight years ago, it was supposed to be an alternative to more prison time for parolees...

Only 137 schools in state meet achievement goals

Nov 13, 2013 3:26pm

By John Lyon

Arkansas News Bureau

The state Department of Education has classified 137 of Arkansas’ 1,055 public schools as “achieving,” meaning they have met their annual achievement...

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