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How We See It: Bypass Tries To Find Its Way In Missouri

Unfortunately, the bypass that matters in this context doesn't involve asphalt; the push to create a highway loop around the west side of the Benton County town can currently be described as lost, at least in Missouri.

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Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Tue Aug 19, 2014

FOX16

Report: Staff at Alexander Youth Lock-Up Incentivize Harrassment

A report from the Disability Rights Center of Arkansas says staff at a juvenile detention facility incentivize youth to harass other youth.

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The Washington Post

GOP chairman says Arkansas key in US Senate fight

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas, Reince Priebus

Greenwich Citizen

GOP chairman says Arkansas key in US Senate fight

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Reince Priebus

National Geographic

Coal-Dependent Arkansas Faces Stiff Emissions Target and a Running Clo

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.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Little Rock, AR, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Alternative Energy, Energy

5NEWSonline.com

Verizon Takes Top Performance Scores In Arkansas With Recent Tests

Verizon took top scores in Arkansas with recent performance tests done in the first half of 2014, according to a report by Rootmetrics.

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Sunherald.com

Roundup of Arkansas editorials

Some of the smartest people in the state are admitting, without shame, that there's a good chance we'll never know for sure if the thousands in nursing home money sent to Mike Maggio's star-crossed court of appeals campaign had anything to do with the judge's now-famous reduction of the jury award in the Martha Bull case.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Hill

Huckabee endorses Joe Miller in Alaska

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has endorsed 2010 Senate nominee Joe Miller on the eve of his Senate primary.

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Daily Record

Behind the News

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas, Barack Obama

The City Wire

Arkansas worforce, employment numbers decline in July

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.

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Deltafarmpress

Delta Plastics announces conservation goal of 20 percent by 2020

Dhu Thompson says Delta Plastics' new H2O Initiative can help Delta farmers save up to 1 trillion gallons of irrigation water each year.

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Arkansas Times

Democratic party chair: Mark Martin's response to tax problems 'despicable'

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.

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ArkansasBusiness.com

Arkansas Unemployment Rate at 6.2 Percent in July

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.

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The Daily Caller

Why Republicans Should Pray The Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage

One of the most widely discussed issues on the political right is the danger supposedly posed by judicial "activism," when judges are said to substitute their personal preferences for the clear intent of the law and the Constitution.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Huckabee, Arkansas, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, Mike Huckabee, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sunherald.com

Reid Wilson: Arkansas deserves some applause - for its insurance coveraage

Most Americans disapprove of the Affordable Care Act and its mandate requiring adults to purchase health insurance.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Health Insurance, Health, Medicaid

The Motley Fool

The 5 States With the Highest Sales Tax

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.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Tax, Arkansas, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Arkansas Times

Arkansas native proposes challenge to unopposed Republican senator in Alabama

The news here of a Democratic congressional candidate in Alabama with Arkansas roots - Birmingham professor Mark Lester stepped up as a late contender for an open seat held by a retiring Republican - brings an e-mail from another Arkansan challenging the dominant Republican order in Alabama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Alabama, Arkansas

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Arkansas Times

Southern Governors Association talk private option

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.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Mike Beebe, US Governors, Arkansas, Steve Beshear, Martin O'Malley

Mediaite.com

Huckabee: I Would Have Imposed a Curfew in Ferguson

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."

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ArkansasBusiness.com

Video: Bill Fletcher on Whole Hog Cafe for Soiree Recommends

Bill Fletcher and Mark V. Williamson this week talk about Riverdale's Whole Hog Caf in the latest edition of Soire Recommends , a new video dining guide featuring central Arkansas' best restaurants and the prominent Arkansans who love them.

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