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GAO says private option not budget-netural

Sep 11, 2014 10:16am

The U.S. Government Accountability Office is projecting that Arkansas’ so-called private option will cost federal taxpayers $778 million more than expanding traditional Medicaid would have cost....

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Sep 04, 2014 4:25pm

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Attorneys general discuss copper theft

Apr 18, 2014 2:55pm

Attorneys general from three states as well as representatives of a fourth met Monday for a roundtable discussion on the growing concern of copper theft.

Arkansas’ Dustin McDaniel, Tennessee...

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...

Judge says Fox can stay on ballot

Apr 17, 2014 3:46pm

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox is eligible to run for re-election despite a past administrative suspension, a judge ruled Monday.

Special appointed judge Sam Bird rejected a challenge...

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...

April is autism awareness month

Apr 02, 2014 4:50pm

In order to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, the Autism Society has been celebrating National Autism Awareness Month in April since the 1970s. The United States...

Conference to address herd health

Apr 02, 2014 4:43pm

Replacement heifer selection, herd health, deworming update and cost management are on the agenda for the 2014 Little Red River Beef Cattle Conference on April 10 at the Cleburne County Livestock...

State’s jobless rate falls

Apr 02, 2014 5:02pm

Arkansas’ unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point to 7.1 percent in February, according to labor statistics released Monday.

The state’s jobless rate in February was...

AG warns of common scams

Apr 02, 2014 5:01pm

Arkansas consumers who are targeted by con artists risk more than just annoyance and inconvenience. Scammers can take hundreds or even thousands of dollars from consumers who fall victim to their...

Special judges to handle Maggio’s caseload

Mar 26, 2014 5:14pm

Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Jim Hannah issued an order Monday directing that special judges take over Circuit Judge Michael Maggio’s cases.

The order read:

“The supreme court has...

DHS warns of potential scam

Mar 26, 2014 5:30pm

A man and woman tried to gain access to an elderly woman’s home in Scott County under false pretenses, according to the Department of Human Services. The pair identified themselves as Adult...

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