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Farm Bureau leaders to meet

Jul 14, 2015 5:35pm

Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 67th annual Officers and Leaders Conference is set for July 20-21 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. The conference theme is #BeVocal, and it will feature speakers such...

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Obama declares Christmas storm disaster

Jan 29, 2013 7:32pm

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...

McDaniel out of governor’s race

Updated: Jan 25, 2013 4:50pm

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...

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Beebe: Charges against Game and Fish commissioner ‘serious’

Updated: Jan 23, 2013 7:23pm

LITTLE ROCK — Charges of public intoxication and disorderly conduct against a member of the state Game and Fish Commission who reportedly was drunk and fired a weapon in public are “pretty serious...

Attorney: Religious music, art at state-funded preschools can be OK

Updated: Sep 18, 2012 9:11pm

LITTLE ROCK — A proposed rule that would ban state-funded religious activities at Arkansas preschools would not ban religious songs and art if they are not presented in a way that amounts to...

Arkansas up to seventh in obesity ranking

Updated: Sep 18, 2012 9:12pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas is the seventh most obese state in the nation, according to a national report released Tuesday.

The state ranked ninth last year in the annual report by Trust for...

Group backed by racetrack files lawsuit over casino amendment

Updated: Sep 18, 2012 9:12pm

LITTLE ROCK — A ballot committee backed by Oaklawn Park thoroughbred track on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow casinos in four counties....

ADEQ proposes correction plans for East Arkansas waterways

Updated: Sep 17, 2012 5:45pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state environmental agency is seeking input on plans to address water quality concerns in three eastern Arkansas waterways.

The state Department of Environmental Quality...

Feds nab state parole officer in drug probe

Updated: Sep 17, 2012 5:45pm

LITTLE ROCK — Federal authorities announced the arrest Monday of a state parole officer on a charge of extorting cash payments from drug traffickers under her supervision.

Roxanne Davis, 38...

Signatures sufficient for casino measure; court fight continues

Updated: Sep 14, 2012 8:02pm

LITTLE ROCK — Professional poker player Nancy Todd exceeded the signature requirement for her proposed constitutional amendment on casino gambling by more than 17,000 signatures, the secretary of...

Audit finds financial errors at Rehabilitation Services

Updated: Sep 14, 2012 8:02pm

LITTLE ROCK — Officials with Arkansas Rehabilitation Services were questioned Friday by lawmakers after a state audit revealed a number of problems, including documentation errors and that an...