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5 hrs ago | The Courier
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.
10 hrs ago | The City Wire
A new Talk Business & Politics-Hendrix College survey of 1,780 likely Arkansas voters shows U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, with a 44-42% lead over two-term incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor.
11 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport
Department of Human Services official Joni Jones will retire at the end of August, ending a career with the agency that spanned nearly 40 years.
15 hrs ago | The Item
Governor Christie jumped to the top of the list of potential Republican presidential primary contenders in a nationwide poll released this week.
20 hrs ago | The Courier
The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department is working to pave the last gravel state highway.
The vice president of a notorious right-wing legal organization has spent much of 2014 developing one of the most extreme anti-LGBT "news" sites on the internet.
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee angered his Facebook fans after endorsing Sen. Lamar Alexander against conservative state Representative Joe Carr last month.
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.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 11:21 pm
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