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Governor to get honorary degree

Apr 24, 2014 1:38pm

Gov. Mike Beebe and sculptor Anita Huffington will receive honorary degrees from the University of Arkansas during the university’s May 10 commencement ceremony.

Beebe will receive an...

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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...

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...

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