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5 hrs ago | News Max

D'Souza: Obama Exploits America's Decency for Political Gain

Conservative filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza on Saturday cited the illegal immigration crisis as an example of how the Obama administration is exploiting American good will for political gain.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Obama's America, Books, US News, Illegal Immigration, Arkansas, US Politics, Mike Huckabee

19 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

Obama and Clinton cast shadows on Arkansas election

VOTE DRIVER: Will Mike Ross, once a driver for Bill Clinton in his early Arkansas campaigns, drive voters with Bill Clinton? Politico's Josh Gerstein examines the influence of Barack Obama and Bill Clinton on the election in Arkansas this year Unless you live in a cave, you know that the Republican strategy, from Tom Cotton and Asa Hutchinson on ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas, Barack Obama

Fri Aug 29, 2014

NWAonline

DHS: Let Medicaid aid 2,800 disabled

Enhanced Medicaid funding made available under the 2010 health care overhaul law would allow Arkansas to move 2,800 people with developmental disabilities off a waiting list for home-based services, such as help with daily living tasks, the director of the Arkansas Department of Human Services told lawmakers Thursday.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Arkansas

Business Journal

Photo of the Week: Creating spaces

This spring I visited Premiere Speakers Bureau's recently renovated office space in Franklin to be surprised once again with the level of business established in Middle Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Richard Branson, Arkansas

WKXW-FM Trenton

Christie gets good news from Iowa

According to a new poll of possible GOP candidates , Christie is in a strong second place behind Gov. Mike Huckabee .

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Related Topix: Arkansas, US Politics, Mike Huckabee, US News, Mitt Romney

Cybercast News Service

Huckabee to Arabs: 'Get Out of Your Palaces...and Stop This Nonsense Yourself'

It's "all fine and good" that Arab League nations are giving minimal support to the effort to stop ISIS/ISIL, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee told Fox News on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, US Politics, Mike Huckabee, US News

NWAonline

Benton County OKs Training For Juvenile Probation Staff

Benton County's justices of the peace Thursday earmarked $17,800 so the the county's juvenile probation staff can go to California and Oregon to observe model facilities in those states.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Oregon, Arkansas

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Courier

Pryor launches women's issues coalition

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor launched a coalition Thursday to tout his positions supporting raising Arkansas' minimum wage and pay equity as he tries to turn out the women's vote in his re-election campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas, 2012 Presidential Election

The City Wire

Arkansas stakeholders debate impact of proposed - Clean Power Plan'

Six stakeholder groups went back-and-forth Thursday for several hours on the economic impact of the Environmental Protection Agency's pending regulations to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants in Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, North Little Rock, AR

KATV Little Rock

Families plead with legislators to adopt CFCO

In Arkansas there are 2,800 people working their way up a list, hoping to get a waiver for at home or community care for the severely disabled.

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Related Topix: Arkansas

The Courier

Unaccompanied children pose little risk of spreading infectious disease

The Arkansas Department of Health, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has concluded that unaccompanied children who have arrived in the state from Central America pose little risk of spreading infectious diseases to the public.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Arkansas, Vaccinations, Health, Chickenpox

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Politico

Poll: Romney breaks away in Iowa

The day after Mitt Romney opened the door to another possible presidential run, a new poll shows he has a huge lead among likely 2016 Iowa Republican caucus voters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Suffolk University, 9, Arkansas

Daily Kos

Obamacare premiums will decrease 2 percent in Arkansas

Perhaps Rep. Tom Cotton would care to revise his statement about who Obamacare "drove up the cost of [a ] health insurance premiums."

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

FOX16

Monticello Residents: 'Take out Dead Man's Curve'

Fifty-two Monticello residents are calling on the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department to "take out" Dead Man's Curve.

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Related Topix: Arkansas

KGNS-TV Laredo

Perry polling better after indictment

That number is up seven percent since May. When comparing possible Republican presidential contenders in the first-in-the-nation voting state, Perry ties for fourth with another Texan - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz - each with 10 percent.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Arkansas

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Pryor invokes Ebola outbreak in new TV attack ad

Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor invoked the Ebola outbreak in a new television ad unveiled this week criticizing his Republican rival over a vote against medical disaster funding, injecting fears about the deadly disease into an already intense race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Ebola Outbreak Becomes Issue in Arkansas Senate Race

An unexpected issue popped up in the Arkansas Senate race this week -- Ebola. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., released an ad titled "Emergency Response," highlighting the recent Ebola outbreak, saying his opponent Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., voted against funding for medical disaster aid.

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

Fox News

Dem Arkansas Sen. Pryor invokes Ebola outbreak fears in new TV attack ad

Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor invoked the Ebola outbreak in a new television ad unveiled this week criticizing his Republican rival over a vote against medical disaster funding, injecting fears about the deadly disease into an already intense race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Conservative Political News

The Courier

Officers crack down on drunk driving

Local law enforcement agencies and the Arkansas State Police are participating in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over national campaign.

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Related Topix: Arkansas

NJ.com

Arkansans high on Chris Christie in 2016 ahead of RGA visit to southern state today

SPRINGDALE, Ark. - More than 1,200 miles from New Jersey, in this Republican stronghold in the Northwest corner of Arkansas, you could hang a sign that reads simply: "This is Christie country."

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Related Topix: US News, Arkansas, Chris Christie, Springdale, AR, US Governors

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