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3 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

2014 Arkansas Times Academic All-Star Team

It's time again to meet our judges' choices for Arkansas's top 20 high school seniors.

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Related Topix: Arkansas Government, Science / Technology, Robots

7 hrs ago | KCTV5

City-size iceberg breaks off of Antarctica

Future bouts of unpredictable weather could produce a hodgepodge of solutions for making up lost days, similar to what happened this school year.

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Related Topix: Blytheville, AR, Mississippi County, AR, West Memphis, AR, Jonesboro, AR

11 hrs ago | Billboard

615 Spotlight: PawnShop Kings Talk EP

For brothers Joel and Scott Owen, who comprise The PawnShop kings, the term "home" is entirely relative to the situation at the moment.

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16 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

A New Poll Has A Democrat In Much Better Shape Than Everyone Thought, ...

The conventional wisdom in Washington holds that Sen. Mark Pryor, a Democrat from Arkansas, is perhaps the most vulnerable incumbent senator in the country.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor, Arkansas Government

18 hrs ago | Daily Times Leader

Region suffers from copper theft; AG meets with surrounding states

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood met with attorneys general from Arkansas, Tennessee and Louisiana April 14 to discuss the growing concern of copper theft - a familiar concern to West Point and Clay County.

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22 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

Enrollment in Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace at 44,665

Through yesterday, almost 45,000 Arkansans have selected plans on the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace , the new marketplace created by Obamacare , according to information released today by the Arkansas Insurance Department .

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Related Topix: Arkansas Government, Health Insurance, Health, Medicaid

Yesterday | NWAonline

Former Hog Center Melton, Charged with Second-Degree Murder, Gets New Trial Date

The trial of a former University of Arkansas football player charged with second-degree murder in the death of a friend was reset Monday.

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Related Topix: University of Arkansas

Tue Apr 22, 2014

4029TV.com

Ceremony held to unveil new I-49 signs

SENATOR BOOZMAN WAS SUPPOSED TO BE AT A CEREMONY TO UNVEIL THE NEW INTERSTATE 49 SIGNS TODAY.

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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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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.'

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Bellingham Herald

UAMS officials to announce change at cancer center

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

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

Mon Apr 21, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

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 .

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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.

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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.

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

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