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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.
Some Republican candidates in Arkansas are jumping on the opportunity to comment on Tuesday's rulings by two federal appeals courts that affect the nation's healthcare law.
Jindal said in a statement that the lawsuit has no merit and cited a law that gives his administration the authority to oversee contracts.
Incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor is no boat-rocker when it comes to foreign policy.
"I haven't seen you in a hundred years!" he says, pumping the hand of a grey-haired man in a navy suit.
UPDATE: Here's two separate judicial decisions. One is judicial activism, but conservatives will love it.
If all goes according to plan, next year many Arkansas Medicaid beneficiaries will be required to make monthly contributions to so-called Health Independence Accounts.
The conservative group Americans for Prosperity stretches the truth to attack Sen. Mark Pryor of Arkansas for "higher gas and grocery bills."
It will be the agency's second time within a few months that it will be providing disaster support to the state of Washington.
Starting Monday night, road crews will be working on Highway 65 between Interstate 40 and the Cadron Creek.
Arkansas is one of 24 states where if one gathers enough signatures, their issue can appear on the November ballot.
Alfredo Gimenez, a test pilot engineer at Bombardier Learjet, greets Lotto, a rescued pit bull, Saturday at Fort Smith Regional Airport in Arkansas.
The Weekly Standard founder, publisher and editor Bill Kristol says Arkansas is "almost" a must-win for Republicans if they are to take back the U.S. Senate.
News and notes Three players with Arkansas ties who were drafted in June's major league draft did not sign with the teams that drafted them by Friday's deadline.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 02:20 am
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