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A report from the Disability Rights Center of Arkansas says staff at a juvenile detention facility incentivize youth to harass other youth.
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus touted Arkansas' role Tuesday in the party's fight to take control of the U.S. Senate, as he kicked off a series of visits to the state by national GOP figures over the next week.
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, far right, speaks with volunteer Ephrain Valdez, far left, at the Republican Party of Arkansas' Victory 365 center in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, Aug.19, 2014.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas-At the end of 2012, at a time when many states were replacing their aging coal plants, Arkansas switched on a new $1.8-billion coal plant, one of two the state has fired up in the past five years.
Verizon took top scores in Arkansas with recent performance tests done in the first half of 2014, according to a report by Rootmetrics.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has endorsed 2010 Senate nominee Joe Miller on the eve of his Senate primary.
Thanks to millions of dollars from anonymous groups, Arkansas' campaign for the U.S. Senate so far has produced much sound and fury but little substance.
Arkansas' July jobless rate of 6.2% is well below the 7.7% of July 2013, but the decline of more than 26,000 in the state's labor force and an employment decline of almost 6,000 in the year-over-year period indicates a struggling economy.
Dhu Thompson says Delta Plastics' new H2O Initiative can help Delta farmers save up to 1 trillion gallons of irrigation water each year.
Democratic Party of Arkansas Chair Vincent Insalaco released a statement today on Secretary of State Mark Martin , who appears to have improperly taken two homestead tax exemptions since at least 2008 and perhaps as far back as 2003.
Arkansas' unemployment rate was 6.2 percent in July, down one-tenth of a percentage point from June, according to a report released Monday by the state Department of Workforce Services.
Most Americans disapprove of the Affordable Care Act and its mandate requiring adults to purchase health insurance.
Nearly every state in the union charges a sales tax, and the tax levied on goods and services sold at the retail level is just one of many tools states use to collect revenue, along with licensing and taxes on income, corporations, and property.
Gov. Mike Beebe , as well as governors from Maryland and Kentucky, discussed health care reform and the private option - the unique Arkansas version of Medicaid expansion - at a panel this morning at the Southern Governors Association meeting.
How would former Mike Huckabee have handled the unrest in Ferguson if were governor of Missouri? The former Arkansas governor told Fox & Friends Saturday that he would have imposed a midnight curfew in the city because "nothing good ever happens after midnight."
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 01:49 am
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