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McDaniel warns of ‘spoofing’

Apr 18, 2014 3:28pm

Many Arkansas consumers use their cell phone Caller ID to avoid unwanted calls from telemarketers. But the popular wireless feature is susceptible to fraud.

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel...

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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...

Communities feel the impact of drilling slump

Oct 02, 2013 6:00am

By John Lyon

Arkansas News Bureau

When natural gas drilling activity in the Fayetteville Shale play was at its peak a few years ago, Joe’s Pizza on U.S. 65 in Greenbrier would fill up...

Some want ethics on special session agenda

Oct 02, 2013 6:07pm

By Rob Moritz

Arkansas News Bureau

If a special session is called to address school employees’ skyrocketing health insurance rates, some legislators also want to see ethics reform on...

Communities feel impact of Fayetteville Shale drilling slump

Sep 26, 2013 8:16pm

CLINTON — When natural gas drilling activity in the Fayetteville Shale play was at its peak a few years ago, Joe’s Pizza on U.S. 65 in Greenbrier would fill up with rig workers around noon.

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Lawmakers discuss Eoff dam

Updated: Sep 11, 2013 7:36pm

Lawmakers heard testimony last week from the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission director that about 50 property owners in jeopardy of losing their federal flood insurance if a Clinton landowner...

Rapert seeks session on teacher insurance

Updated: Sep 11, 2013 7:36pm

The chairman of a Senate committee Monday called for a special legislative session to address skyrocketing teacher insurance premiums.

“This plan, if it continues as they’ve been doing, it’s...

20 percent of Arkansas households struggle with hunger

Sep 11, 2013 6:02am

An average of one out of every five households in Arkansas had difficulty putting food on the table between 2010 and 2012, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service...

Panel funds study of swine near river

Sep 11, 2013 6:02am

By Rob Moritz

Arkansas News Bureau

A legislative panel last week approved a request to use $340,510 in state “rainy day” funds to pay for startup costs and the first year of a five-...

Time to examine fields for armyworms

Sep 11, 2013 6:02am

Livestock and hay producers should be scouting pastures and hay meadows for fall armyworms. Armyworm infestations can wreak havoc on hay fields, pastures, and newly planted fall forages so scout...

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