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1 hr ago | Free Republic
Congratulations to 2008 and 2012 also-rans Sarah Palin and Mitt Romney, both of whom will be the subjects of upcoming TV/Netflix shows, one of which looks like it might be the best of this rapidly-growing genre.
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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who will get a visit from S.C. pastors later this week, led a pool of 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls among Palmetto State Republican voters, according to new poll.
9 hrs ago | Springfield News-Leader
Nearly 10 years after the Springdale, Ark., school district expanded its pre-K program and ramped up support for its young and mostly impoverished families, the effort is paying off.
10 hrs ago | Arkansas Online
Eighteen drinking-water sources, listed with the areas or utilities they serve, have been identified by the Arkansas Department of Health as vulnerable to a Pegasus pipeline oil spill.
Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor trails his Republican challenger, Rep. Tom Cotton, by seven points among likely voters in Arkansas, 48 percent to 41 percent, according to a new poll from a conservative group that says his support of the health care reform law is costing him.
Comedian and Star Trek alumna Georga Takei is backing Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in her campaign to unseat Sen. Brian Schatz .
A federal judge has formally dismissed a lawsuit filed by an Arkansas doctor convicted of possessing child pornography who had been treating Medicaid patients.
Many schools remain closed Monday and state government workers in Little Rock got a late start as road conditions slowly improve from last week's wintry weather.
A driver thought to be wanted in connection with an Alabama murder died in Arkansas on Sunday from what officials suspect was a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a vehicle pursuit by Arkansas State Police, an agency spokesman said.
As of Sunday morning, around 12,000 Arkansans remained without power in and around Central Arkansas.
Greenbrier Christian Academy preschool classes of three, four and five year old children recently completed a curriculum unit of study on fairy tales and fables.
Arkansas State Troopers have spent the last two days assisting motorists who have been involved in accidents on snow or ice covered highways.
Afternoon Update, sent weekday afternoons, keeps you up to date with breaking news and updates from later in the day.
The winter storm has knocked out power for more than 40,000 Arkansans. According to Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, roughly 20,000 people are without power, while Entergy is reporting 11,377 as of 4 p.m. There are 9,565 people who use Southwestern Electric Power Company that don't have power, and eight outages near Petit Jean State Park being ... (more)
Republican Senate hopeful and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton says President Barack Obama should visit Arkansas to see the effects of the nation's new health care law.