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4 hrs ago |

Ceremony held to unveil new I-49 signs



8 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

Arkansas US Sen. John Boozman out of heart surgery

This May 31, 2011 file photo shows Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark. in his Senate office in Little Rock, Ark.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Boozman, US House of Representatives, John Boozman, Mark Pryor, Democrat, Little Rock, AR

8 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Arkansas' Medicaid enrolled almost 70 percent of eligible residents

About 225,000 Arkansans are too poor to qualify for a subsidy to buy health insurance on the exchange, and too "wealthy" to qualify for the state's traditional Medicaid.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas Government, Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance

11 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

Dr. Robin Bowen named Arkansas Tech president

Dr. Robin Bowen was named today as president of Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.

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Related Topix: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR, Hendrix College, State University, AR, University of Arkansas

14 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Arkansas US Sen. John Boozman having surgery

Boozman's staff wouldn't say what type of surgery the 62-year-old senator is having but that more information will be released later.


18 hrs ago | NWAonline

Northwest Arkansas Relies On Coal And Gas, Few Renewables

FILE PHOTO FLIP PUTTHOFF The Flint Creek Power Plant looms large Dec. 3 at Swepco Lake and keeps the water warm during winter.


18 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

State OKs top 155,000 to get Medicaid aid

The number of Arkansans approved for coverage under the state's expanded Medicaid program increased by just over 5,900 during the last nine days of March, bringing the total number approved to more than 155,000, according to figures released Monday by the state Department of Human Services.


18 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: New GOP ad slams the very idea of criminal defense lawyers

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning.


Related Topix: US Politics, John Spratt, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Republican, Representative Tom Cotton, Phil Gingrey

22 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

Briton's ties to Arkansas impetus for kids concert

In 1945, when Caroline Pugh was a child in England, a friend of her parents wrote a piece of music that he "affectionately inscribed - To the children of John and Jean Maud: Humphrey, Pamela, Caroline and Virginia, for their edification and entertainment.'


Related Topix: Kids, Family

23 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

UAMS officials to announce change at cancer center

Tuesday's announcement will be about UAMS' Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy.


Related Topix: University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Mike Beebe, US Governors

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Country Artist Dierks Bentley Coming To Walmart AMP

Bentley will be at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion on Saturday . Tickets for the concert will be $8 , according to a news release Monday .


Related Topix: Country, Dierks Bentley

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

First part of northwest Arkansas bypass to open

Arkansas is set to open the first leg of the long-awaited Bella Vista Bypass in northwest Arkansas, which reroutes traffic from a busy route that links to Interstate 49 in Missouri.


Related Topix: Bella Vista, AR, Gravette, AR

Daily Kos

A portrait of a Republican Senate candidate in Obamacare denial

House Republicans have been busy trying to prove that Obamacare isn't really working and that all those enrollments can't possibly real.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas Government, Liberal Political News

The Courier

Tourism treasurers

Throughout my time as Governor, we have seen many twists and turns in the national economy that have made their impact known in Arkansas.


Related Topix: Murfreesboro, AR

Central Arkansas Medical Centers Collaborate, Compete in Tight Health Care Market

Baptist Health president and CEO Russell D. Harrington Jr. and Dr. Dan Rahn, chancellor of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.


Related Topix: University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

Daily Record

AETN announces local teacher selected for 2014 PBS Program

The Arkansas Educational Television Network has announced that Sarah Jerry of Greenbrier Eastside Elementary School is one of the 100 educators selected for the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Greenbrier, AR

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Arkansas Doctors Discover the Joys Of Concierge Care

Concierge medicine has a reputation of being limited to wealthy patients, but personal physician and former emergency room doctor Amy Beard says, "My fees are less than some people's cell phone bills."


Related Topix: Medicine, Emergency Medicine

The City Wire

The politics of the Arkansas Lottery

Editor's note: Maylon Rice is a former newspaper reporter, columnist and editor at several newspapers over the past 40 years.


Related Topix: Lottery


Interstate 530 Improvements Starts Monday

Improvements to Interstate 530 will require a lane closure in Pine Bluff, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department officials.


Related Topix: Arkansas Government

Legislative candidates owe past taxes, other bills

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported Sunday that records show Republican Rep. John Hutchinson of Harrisburg owes about $40,000 in federal taxes and GOP House candidate Damon Wallace in Benton County owes about $30,000.


Related Topix: US News


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