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  1. House passes bill to shift '16 primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | NWAonline

    Rep. Andy Davis, R-Little Rock, introduces a bill Thursday in the House to shift the state's primaries from May to March. The Arkansas House passed a bill shifting the state's 2016 primary elections from May 24 to March 1 after the chamber suspended a rule that would have delayed a decision on the legislation.

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  2. Wary watch levees, exits along rain-gorged riversRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | NWAonline

    The rising Red River prompted scores of Garland residents to evacuate the small Miller County town Thursday, and officials kept a close watch on levees along the river. The Arkansas River also is likely to swell to flood stage in Little Rock and reach more than 2 feet above flood stage in Pine Bluff by this evening.

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  3. Hutchinson guest of interview showRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NWAonline

    The free one-hour talk with journalist Deborah Robinson will be held at 3 p.m. at the Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock and is open to the public. Hutchinson will be the third governor to appear on Conversations w/ Arkansas Governors.

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  4. Roosevelt Thompson focus of LR programRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NWAonline

    A Legacies and Lunch program titled "The Too-Brief Life of Roosevelt Thompson" will be held Wednesday at the Central Arkansas Library System's Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock. This year is the 35th anniversary of Roosevelt Thompson's graduation from Little Rock's Central High School, where he was student body president, an all-star football player and a National Merit Scholar.

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  5. Judge calls prisoner's claim on lack of Rx 'serious matter'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NWAonline

    A federal judge Thursday sternly admonished Arkansas Department of Correction staff and employees of the prison's contract medical provider, saying an inmate's claim that he hasn't been receiving proper medical care to prevent his transplanted kidney from failing "is an extremely serious matter." "I'm awfully concerned," U.S. District Judge Billy Roy Wilson said at the end of a 31/2-hour hearing, directing his remarks at prison employees as well as nurses employed by Correct Care Solutions of Tennessee.

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  6. State panelist files overdue statementRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NWAonline

    David Norsworthy, who was appointed to a state commission in February, filed his statement of financial interest with the secretary of state's office Thursday. The Arkansas Ethics Commission had sent Norsworthy a corrective-action letter advising him that state law required the filing of a statement within 30 days after he filed his oath of office, which he did on March 13. Commission Director Graham Sloan told Norsworthy in the letter, dated May 12, to take "corrective action" by submitting the statement within 10 days.

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  7. Music hall project to block LaHarpeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Continuing renovation of Robinson Center Music Hall in downtown Little Rock will require another closure of a section of LaHarpe Boulevard for five days next week beginning Monday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The work will require closing eastbound lanes of LaHarpe, also called Arkansas 10, between Chester Street and the intersection of East Markham Street/President Clinton Avenue and Cumberland Street from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily through Friday, weather permitting.

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  8. Drug trafficker gets 10 years for killingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NWAonline

    A 25-year-old Little Rock man on Thursday accepted a 10-year sentence for killing a gang rival last year. Tommie Leangelo Ice's guilty plea to manslaughter before Pulaski County Circuit Judge Herb Wright came two days after Ice was sentenced to prison for cocaine trafficking.

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  9. Health workers' suit challengedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Health care workers who say they were forced to perform extra work without pay by the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs should not be able to file a class-action lawsuit, state attorneys told the state Supreme Court Thursday. The state maintained that the cases weren't similar enough to be brought jointly, arguing that the workers should proceed individually with their cases.

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  10. Battery warrant issued for boxer Taylor over ruckus in rehab 2 weeks agoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Boxer Jermain Taylor leaves Pulakski County Circuit Court with his attorney, Jimmy Morris , in this file photo from March 30, 2015. A second-degree battery warrant was issued Thursday morning for the arrest of boxer Jermain Taylor in connection with a May 13 fight at the Little Rock substance-abuse rehabilitation center where the prizefighter is a resident.

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  11. Hendrix study looks at LR board's at-large seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Hendrix College came out with a report Thursday that said there is evidence that indicates doing away with at-large seats on the Little Rock Board of Directors would advance the city and give minority-group populations a better representation in local government. Little Rock has an unusual form of government in which its board is made up of seven seats elected by geographical wards, three seats elected citywide and the mayor, who votes only in the event of a tie.

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  12. Flood warnings for state rivers extended through MondayRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Moderate flooding has already occurred along the Arkansas River in Dardanelle, Little Rock, Pine Bluff, Morrilton and at the Toad Suck Lock and Dam Tailwater, the National Weather Service said. A small-craft advisory issued May 8 continues on the Arkansas River because of the heavy flow of water due to floodwaters from Oklahoma and rainfall, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers spokesman Miles Brown said.

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  13. State panel backs 5 county districts but notes hurdlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    A state committee studying Pulaski County school district boundary lines voted Wednesday to recommend that the Arkansas Board of Education create one school district south of the Arkansas River and four north of the river. But the Education Board committee members emphasized that the recommendations -- which could in effect eliminate the doughnut-shaped Pulaski County Special School District -- are proposals and not mandates, and they are unlikely to happen soon.

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  14. Man held in heist at Lewisville bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    Lonnie Hamilton Jr., 34, turned himself in Tuesday evening at the urging of family members, according to a news release from the Lafayette County sheriff's office. A warrant for his arrest in the robbery had been issued earlier.

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  15. LR gunshot victim queried at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    Little Rock police are investigating whether a Wednesday-night shooting and a shooting victim found at a hospital are connected. Police were called to Stone Ridge Apartments at 5201 Geyer Springs Road about 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, police said.

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  16. NLR lawyer to run for district benchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    Paula Juels Jones, a North Little Rock assistant city attorney, announced on Wednesday her candidacy for North Little Rock district judge. Jones will run for the position that District Judge Jim Hamilton has held for 21 years.

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  17. Spa City crash kills ex-state lawmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    A former state senator from Amity died Sunday from injuries suffered in a May 19 wreck in Hot Springs, Arkansas State Police said. Alvin Dwiggins, 76, of Amity was driving south in a 2014 Honda Civic in the 1600 block of Higdon Ferry Road, state police reported.

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  18. Campaign finance ballot act rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has declined to certify the popular name and ballot title for an initiated act that would amend Arkansas campaign finance laws. Arkansas Community Organizations, Arkansas Democracy Coalition, Common Cause, Free Speech for People, People For the American Way, Public Citizen and Regnat Populus said Wednesday they will revise their petition and resubmit it.

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  19. DHS identifies 5-year-old killed in Redfield shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    A 5-year-old boy shot to death in a Redfield home May 15 has been identified in Arkansas Department of Human Services documents released this week. A Division of Children and Family Services child fatality disclosure document released Wednesday upon request by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette was heavily redacted because Arkansas Code Annotated 12-18-1101 prohibits the Human Services Department from releasing names of siblings or information about them, spokesman Amy Webb said.

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  20. LR man reaches a deal in IRS caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    Little Rock businessman Stephen Kirl Parks, who for years has been the target of an Internal Revenue Service effort to take millions of dollars in cash and property that it said he illegally obtained, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a single count of wire fraud. If the plea agreement he negotiated with federal prosecutors is ultimately accepted by a judge, he will spend 27 months in federal prison but will be able to keep his Heights home, valued at $1.5 million, and $73,643 in cash seized from the home.

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