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2 schools get grant money

Apr 17, 2014 3:48pm

Two Arkansas schools will receive $6.1 million in federal School Improvement Grant money, state education officials said Monday.

Wonder Junior High School in the West Memphis School District...

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Two GOP hopefuls announce for 2nd District congressional seat

Oct 30, 2013 12:46am

LITTLE ROCK —Two Republicans said Tuesday they plan to run for the 2nd District congressional seat.

Banker French Hill of Little Rock, and Conrad Reynolds of Conway are the first Republicans...

Corps waives day use fees Nov. 11 for veterans and their families

Oct 29, 2013 2:57pm

To commemorate Veterans Day, the Little Rock District of the Army Corps of Engineers will join Corps districts nationwide and waive day use fees at its recreation areas Monday, Nov. 11, for...

Beebe signs bills from special session into law

Oct 22, 2013 7:30pm

Beebe signs bills from special session into law

By Rob Moritz

Arkansas News Bureau

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe on Monday signed into law...

Parole Board recommends clemency for capital murder convict

Oct 22, 2013 7:31pm

By John Lyon

Arkansas News Bureau

LITTLE ROCK — For at least the 13th time, the state Parole Board on Tuesday recommended clemency for a woman who has been...

Hays announces candidacy for 2nd District seat

Oct 22, 2013 7:32pm

By John Lyon

Arkansas News Bureau

Democrat Patrick Henry Hays of North Little Rock declared his candidacy Tuesday for the 2nd District congressional seat...

Cotton goes on attack against Pryor

Oct 09, 2013 5:50pm

By Peter Urban

Stephens Washington Bureau

U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, is airing a television advertisement that claims Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., has voted to continue a...

Young meningitis survivor returns to source of parasite

Oct 09, 2013 6:38pm

The 12-year-old survivor of a rare brain-eating amoeba returned for the first time Monday to the water park near Little Rock where she is believed to have contracted the parasite.


Clinton: Greers Ferry Dam a testament to political cooperation

Oct 03, 2013 5:48pm

HEBER SPRINGS — Greers Ferry Dam and its decades-long impact on Arkansas’ economy stand as a testament to achievements possible when political leaders work through their differences, former...

Insurance marketplace launches

Oct 02, 2013 6:03pm

Insurance marketplace launches

By John Lyon

Arkansas News Bureau

After years of planning, the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace launched Tuesday, offering a way for an...

AP scores test-takers, up in state

Updated: Oct 02, 2013 4:52pm

The number of Arkansas students taking Advanced Placement tests and their overall scores increased in 2013, state education officials said last week.

Scores of 3 or higher out of a possible...

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