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25 min ago | Arkansas Times
Greg Sargent at the Washington Post highlights the Arkansas Blog's recent coverage of Rep. Tom Cotton , who offered a somewhat garbled message on health care.
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4 hrs ago | CNN
All three surveys indicate there's no frontrunner in the very early hunt for the GOP presidential nomination in the state that votes first in the race for the White House.
5 hrs ago | Arkansas Times
A day after the Arkansas Lottery Legislative Oversight Committee passed a motion against the lottery adding video monitor games, the Arkansas Lottery Commission today approved adding the game s, which Lottery Director Bishop Woosley pitched as a way to reach to boost revenues for the flagging lottery.
5 hrs ago | FOX16
The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas and Arkansas Public Law Center today filed a lawsuit challenging the state's voter ID law.
7 hrs ago | ArkansasBusiness.com
Arkansans are known for being predictably unpredictable at the ballot box. For candidates running for office in 2014, it makes things more complicated.
9 hrs ago | FOX16
The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department reports that the I-55 bridge over the Mississippi River has been reopened after being shutdown following a barge strike.
Stargazers last night caught a glimpse of the "Blood Moon," the first total lunar eclipse in more than two year.
This month the new immunization requirements for the 2014-2015 school year were released by the Arkansas Department of Health.
Here's another Tax Day chart, via Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families .
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee responds to a question in the Green Room of the Institute of Politics on Monday afternoon.
Rep. Tom Cotton insists that he wants to repeal Obamacare, despite the fact that the health law's Medicaid expansion is currently providing coverage for thousands of low-income residents who previously lacked insurance.
About two dozen highways in Arkansas are set to receive a new pavement treatment that's aimed at reducing crashes during wet weather, according to Arkansas highway officials.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee lashed out against President Barack Obama for his views on same-sex marriage on an episode of Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor" Friday, Mediate reports.
Former Arkansas governor, and current Fox News contributor, Mike Huckabee told a conservative gathering this weekend that he is "beginning to think that there's more freedom in North Korea sometimes than there is in the United States."
A legislative-referred proposed constitutional amendment is opposed more than two-to-one by voters, in large part due to a proposed change in the state's term limits law.
Overshadowed by a former state treasurer's conviction on bribery and extortion charges, the race is pitting two GOP rivals who each insist they're the best candidate to overhaul a troubled office.