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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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Health Department: Don’t handle bats

Sep 04, 2013 5:31pm

The report of a rabid bat found at Sandy Beach on Greers Ferry Lake in Heber Springs on Aug. 18, 2013, has caused the Arkansas Department of Health to issue a warning about contact with bats. If...

Highway Department to limit lane closures during holiday

Updated: Aug 29, 2013 5:33pm

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department is limiting lane closures in construction zones during the Labor Day holiday.

AHTD, however, reminds drivers to use extra caution...

Panel told more jail beds will be needed

Aug 21, 2013 11:10am

The state Board of Corrections was told Monday that increasing numbers of parolees are being locked up across the state because of recent policy changes and that more prison beds are needed to...

AG rejects marriage ban repeal proposal

Updated: Aug 16, 2013 7:10pm

For the second time in a month, the state attorney general Monday rejected a proposed constitutional amendment that would repeal Arkansas’ same-sex marriage ban.

Attorney General Dustin...

Judge: Martin can’t hire outside counsel

Updated: Aug 16, 2013 7:10pm

Arkansas law prohibits Secretary of State Mark Martin from hiring outside lawyers, a Pulaski County circuit judge said Monday in a ruling that a Martin spokesman said would be appealed.


Clarksville schools poised to go forward with armed staff

Updated: Aug 08, 2013 8:47pm

The Clarksville school superintendent said Monday that trained teachers and staff still could be armed when school starts since he has determined that an attorney general’s opinion unfavorable to...

Critics: Law lets youth services agency shed accountability

Updated: Aug 08, 2013 8:49pm

Earlier this year, the state awarded the family of a slain Little Rock man $1 million after the Arkansas Claims Commission determined the state Division of Youth Services was liable for releasing...

Beebe urges cooperation on broadband study

Updated: Aug 01, 2013 7:15pm

Gov. Mike Beebe on Monday urged public school administrators to cooperate with a statewide study of broadband capacity in schools.

In a speech at a conference of the Arkansas Association of...

KFFB’s Connell elected to statewide office

Updated: Aug 01, 2013 7:15pm

KFFB’s Connell elected to statewide office

The Arkansas Broadcasters Association recently held its annual convention in Little Rock.

Bob Connell of KFFB, 106.1 FM, was elected...

Clark seeks re-election as 4th division circuit judge

Jul 24, 2013 9:36pm

Judge David M. Clark, 45, of Conway, has announced that he is seeking re-election to his current seat as Fourth Division Circuit judge for the 20th Judicial District of Arkansas.

Clark has...

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