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Editorial | Supreme Court bolsters First Amendment

Jul 08, 2014 6:24pm

When did the First Amendment become so controversial? The centrist U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled unanimously on roughly two-thirds of the 67 cases it decided this term — the greatest share of 9-...

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Arkansans unharmed in Boston Marathon blasts

Apr 15, 2013 9:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas runners who participated in Monday’s Boston Marathon all apparently escaped unharmed when bombs exploded during the event.

Thirty-seven Arkansans were registered to...

Rural Life Conference to be held Feb. 22

Feb 21, 2013 7:01am

The 57th annual Rural Life Conference begins Feb. 22 at Pine Bluff Convention Center; this year’s conference theme is “Climate Change and Its Effects on Water Resources in Arkansas.” The...

Ag careers program to be held at UAPB

Feb 20, 2013 9:31pm

AgDiscovery, a free two-week residential program teaching students about agricultural careers, will be held at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, June 15-28. Deadline for applications and/...

Wife of Dillard’s Inc. founder dies

Feb 20, 2013 6:31pm

LITTLE ROCK — The widow of Dillard’s Inc. founder William T. Dillard has died.

Alexa Latimer Dillard of Little Rock died Tuesday. She was 96.

She was born Oct. 30, 1916, in Nashville,...

Obama declares Christmas storm disaster

Jan 29, 2013 7:21pm

WASHINGTON – President Obama on Tuesday issued a disaster declaration for seven Arkansas counties affected by the Christmas Day storm that brought ice and record snowfall.

Federal funding is...

Severe weather possible over night

Updated: Jan 31, 2013 8:30pm

UPDATED at 8:15 p.m. — A tornado warning has been issued for Carlisle through 9 p.m.

UPDATED at 7:45 p.m. — A tornado warning has been isssued for the town of Lonoke through 8:15 p.m. Take...


McDaniel out of governor’s race

Updated: Jan 25, 2013 4:30pm

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel dropped out of the governor’s race Friday.

McDaniel announced the decision two and a half weeks after he said in a news conference that he was...

Arkansas delegation seeks disaster declaration

Jan 24, 2013 8:47pm

WASHINGTON — The Arkansas delegation on Thursday threw its support behind Gov. Mike Beebe’s request for federal assistance to help seven Central Arkansas counties recover from severe December...

Entergy estimates storm cost up to $65 million

Jan 24, 2013 8:45pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Christmas Day ice and snow storm that left more than 194,000 Entergy Arkansas customers across the state without power cost the company $55 million to $65 million, the utility...

Beebe requests federal disaster declaration

Jan 22, 2013 5:19pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe on Tuesday sent a letter to President Obama requesting a disaster declaration for seven Arkansas counties effected by the Christmas Day winter storm that brought ice...