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  1. Walton Foundation sets meeting in Little Rock schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Arkansas Times

    ... the School Board, but kept Dexter Suggs as superintendent. The Walton-funded Arkansans for Education Reform and Arkansas Learns have produced a steady barrage of criticism of the school district even as they have worked to create charter schools ...


  2. Moody Brews, Frank Ocean, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Tokyo true crime and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Arkansas Times

    Arkansas Times Recommends is a weekly series in which Times staff members highlight things we've been enjoying this week. I recommend getting familiar with many of today's "value-creating" career titles through the illustrations of Lunchbreath though his site Business Town .


  3. Kyle Jones excels in tough conditions, leads Jones CupRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Golfweek

    ... give myself an uphill putt because these greens are running good and fast. Par is not bad out here." Connelly, an Arkansas signee, tied Jones for the most birdies in the round with five. He bounced back after a double bogey on the first hole, his ...


  4. Losing GOP candidate gets $108,000 state jobRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Arkansas Times

    Another unsuccessful Republican candidate has found a good state job as consolation. Former state Rep. Ann Clemmer of Benton, who lost a primary race for 2nd District Congress last year, will start work Monday as senior associate director of academic affairs at the Arkansas Department of Higher Education.


  5. Friday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Soccer coach...Read the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... That gave the Tribe an insurmountable 4-0 lead with three matches still on the courts in Winston-Salem, N.C. No. 41 Arkansas edged Old Dominion 4-3 in Fayetteville, Ark., as the Razorbacks' Shannon Hudson, who grew up in Virginia Beach, edged ODU ...


  6. Bat colony invades Arkansas courtroom during trialRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Daily News

    DE QUEEN, Ark. - There was disorder in the court when 30 bats flew inside an Arkansas courtroom during a trial.


  7. Railroad work requires Arkansas 367 closureRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Arkansas Online

    Railroad repairs will close a section of Arkansas 367 next week, State Highway and Transportation Department officials said Friday.


  8. Matt NeSmith makes first career ace at Jones CupRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Golfweek

    ... Latin America Amateur Championship Friday to grab a one-shot lead at Pilar Golf Club in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Arkansas' Alvaro Ortiz tied for the lead at the Latin America Amateur Championship with a first round 68. ( Courtesy of Arkansas ...


  9. I-630, Shackleford lane closures set for next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    Lanes on Interstate 630 and Shackleford Road in Little Rock will close next week for earthwork, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department announced.


  10. UCA police arrest suspect in credit card theft investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    University of Central Arkansas Police arrested student Jaymes Ferrell, 21 of Pine Bluff, on Friday in connection with a theft on campus after being tipped off from the university community hours after the incident Tuesday. Ferrell is charged with two counts of theft of property, class D felonies, and is in custody at the Faulkner County Detention Center.


  11. At a Glance: Where the GOP Contenders Stand in the 2016 RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... proved a skilled fundraiser during his 2012 bid, but the money dried up after his high-profile stumbles. The former Arkansas governor recently stepped down from his post with Fox News to more seriously weigh a presidential bid. He has also has used ...


  12. Wonder Boys fall to Southern ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Courier

    Mike Balogun turned in a 19-point performance, while D.J. Jethroe and Branden Williams reached double figures off the bench with 15 and 12 points, respectively, but the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys basketball team was unable to overcome the stellar rebounding and hot shooting of Southern Arkansas , dropping a 109-80 decision to the Muleriders on Thursday at the W.T. Watson Athletic Center. The Muleriders held a 63-35 advantage in rebounding, including a 21-6 advantage on the offensive glass that gave SAU a 32-2 advantage in second-chance points.


  13. Romney Out: Loras Poll Finds Hucakabee Now Leading in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WHO-AM Des Moines

    ... in the field. But poll director Dr. Christopher Budzisz says when the Romney's support is "reallocated" former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee is at the head of the field, followed by former governor Jeb Bush, Ben Carson and Governor Scott Walker. ...


  14. Multiple lane closures set in Pulaski CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    Multiple lanes and traffic shifts are scheduled for this weekend and next week, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department announced Friday.


  15. 16-year-old missing from Virginia found in LRRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NWAonline

    A 16-year-old girl from Virginia who was considered an endangered missing person after disappearing with an older man has been found safe in Little Rock. Authorities in Christiansburg, Va., reported just before midnight Thursday that teen Aysia Monique Lewis had been found safe in Arkansas' capital city and that the man she was believed to have left Virginia with, 33-year-old Donald "Bruce" Quesenberry Jr., was in custody.


  16. Game and Fish NotebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Courier

    AGFC approves non-resident license increase LITTLE ROCK - During last week's meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Commissioners approved an increase in several non-resident hunting and fishing licenses. The Non-Resident Annual Fishing License will be $50, up from $40.


  17. What a Huckabee nomination would mean for the climateRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Grist Magazine

    ... Republican candidate ever to have supported cap-and-trade. I'm speaking, of course, about Mike Huckabee. The former Arkansas governor is undoubtedly conservative, especially on social issues. But he has a softer side , with the amiable charisma of ...


  18. Mike Huckabee draws crowd at Rock Hill book signingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    If a one-time presidential candidate writes a book, is it a coincidence that his book tour includes a stop in an early primary state, asks a story posted on the Rock Hill Herald's website. That was the question hanging over the appearance of Mike Huckabee, the former Arkansas governor and Republican presidential contender, who stopped in Rock Hill on Thursday to sign copies of his latest book, “God, Guns, Grits and Gravy.” We do not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area.


  19. Guest lineups for the Sunday news showsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

    NBC's "Meet the Press" - Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.; former Defense Secretary Robert Gates; DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFL Players Association. CBS' "Face the Nation" - Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; former Secretary of State James Baker; Joseph Califano, former aide to President Lyndon B. Johnson.


  20. Arkansas Senate Votes to Continue 'Private Option' for Healthcare InsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    The Arkansas Senate voted to continue the state's compromise Medicaid expansion another year and create a task force to look at alternatives for the hundreds of thousands of people receiving coverage through the first-in-the-nation initiative. By a 29-2 vote, the Senate decided to continue the "private option" through June 30, 2016.