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Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 27--The second-biggest spending season of the year, back-to-school shopping, is upon us, and a tax holiday is set to begin Friday in Oklahoma and Saturday in Arkansas.
The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery is warning Arkansans about scammers who are making false representations about individuals winning a lottery prize.
Retired pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson charged on Saturday that Obamacare has taken away Americans' right to make their own healthcare decisions with their physicians.
Do you know how to join Farm Bureau, and if you didn't, would that mean you couldn't be governor? I'm asking because, during a joint appearance Tuesday at a Farm Bureau meeting, Asa Hutchinson and Mike Ross were asked if they were members.
The rate of Arkansas high school seniors going directly to college increased in 2013 - continuing a trend that began in 2009 but still too slow, according to the chairman of the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
If you're gearing up for back to school time, make sure you know about some important changes before your kids go back into the classroom.
There's a deadly virus infecting an estimated 38,000 Arkansans that is spread largely through IV drug use and sexual contact, but also medical procedures such as blood transfusions.
The state Department of Human Services agreed Thursday to restart negotiations to sell Ricks Armory to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, a plan that had been delayed by the state National Guard's request for funding to relocate from the facility.
Sorting through rubble in what used to be the town of Vilona, Ark., tornado chaser Greg Johnson was looking for bodies with his team.
If you or your child plan to attend an Arkansas college or university in the fall of 2015, it's time to start searching admissions requirements and available scholarships in order to pay for college.
Sen. Mark Pryor's re-election campaign blasted challenger Rep. Tom Cotton on Wednesday for touting disaster aid for Arkansas farmers affected by floods, even though Cotton voted against the 2014 and 2013 Farm Bills.
According to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday, the former secretary of state holds at least a 7-percentage-point lead in match-ups against potential GOP challengers in the politically crucial Sunshine State.
A recent study by the website Wallet Hub lists Arkansas as among the nation's most inexpensive states when it comes to energy consumption, but an official with a local electric cooperative said that could change if proposed federal environmental policies are fully enacted.
It's still a tossup as to who will be the next governor, but we know who it won't be: neither Frank Gilbert nor Josh Drake, the Libertarian and Green Party nominees.
Updated: Sun Jul 27, 2014 10:13 am
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