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Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, March 21

Mar 20, 2014 8:09pm

The Morning Line

Oaklawn Park Friday, March 21, 2014

Handicapper Charlie Cooper

Sunday Meet

Winners on Top 2/9 75/336

Winners in Top 4 Selections 6/9 243/336

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Lawmaker wants harsher penalty for texting while driving

Updated: Sep 11, 2012 8:16pm

LITTLE ROCK — The possibility of a $100 fine for texting and driving is not a deterrent and the penalty should be much harsher, a southern Arkansas lawmaker said Tuesday.

Rep. David Fielding...

<p>Gov. Mike Beebe talks to reporters Tuesday at the state Capitol. (John Lyon photo)</p>

Beebe says he fully supports Medicaid expansion

Updated: Sep 11, 2012 8:16pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe told reporters Tuesday he now fully supports expanding Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act and will seek legislative support for it, though Republicans in...

Griffin decries looming defense cuts

Updated: Sep 11, 2012 5:17pm

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin, R-Little Rock, injected a dose of politics into what otherwise was a day of somber reflection as lawmakers recognized the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11th...

State Library solar panels activated

Updated: Sep 11, 2012 5:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — Solar panels installed in 2009 outside the State Library with $550,000 in federal stimulus money and featured in an anti-government ad were finally turned on Tuesday.

“They...

Clinton Nominates Obama for second term

Updated: Sep 06, 2012 8:42am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Riding his own personal high in the polls, former President Bill Clinton gave his stamp of approval Wednesday to a second term for President Obama.

“I want to...