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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

rmoritz@arkansasnews.com

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

jlyon@arkansasnews.com

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

jlyon@arkansasnews.com

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.

Kali...

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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