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When Mark Twain said "Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to." he may have just had an encounter with a politician.
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This week's Adventure Arkansas is at a spot where the real world folds into a fairytale.
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Circuit Judge Mary McGowan this week rejected the Arkansas Republican Party's efforts to see Gov. Mike Beebe's records on appointments to state boards and commission.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney shakes hands with his former vice-presidential running mate, US Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, before Mr. Romney interviews Representative Ryan about Ryan's new book, "The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea," during an event at the Union League Club on Aug. 21, 2014, in Chicago.
Six stakeholder groups went back-and-forth Thursday for several hours on the economic impact of the Environmental Protection Agency's pending regulations to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants in Arkansas.
Judging by candidates' ads, the hottest issue in House and Senate midterm elections this year is easily care for America's veterans.
Uber, a company that uses smartphones to connect drivers with those seeking rides as an alternative to traditional taxis, is now available in Fayetteville, according to a post on the company's website.
This week's singles round-up is a day late since I've been out of town for a week reporting on rare mushrooms in Star City, but I promise it represents the very best of the new Arkansas music you missed in the last several days, with country songs and weed raps and doom metal that doesn't sound anything like doom metal.
Arkansas Department of Higher Education Director Shane Broadway and Rep. Terry Rice, R-Waldron, observe as UAFS student Dave Wilson demonstrates a robot that he has programmed.
The Fayetteville Police Department is still looking for a suspect who set multiple cars on fire near the University of Arkansas.
Perhaps Rep. Tom Cotton would care to revise his statement about who Obamacare "drove up the cost of [a ] health insurance premiums."
Northwest Arkansas' regional economy continues to be the state's most robust, but the size of the metro workforce declined 3.58% in July compared to July 2013, and the number of employed dipped 0.41% year-over-over.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is calling Arkansas the best opportunity for Republicans to pick up a governor's seat as he campaigns for Asa Hutchinson's gubernatorial bid.
The Central Arkansas Drug Task Force led the effort on Tuesday with assistance from eight other area law enforcement agencies.
Fifty-two Monticello residents are calling on the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department to "take out" Dead Man's Curve.
An unexpected issue popped up in the Arkansas Senate race this week -- Ebola. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., released an ad titled "Emergency Response," highlighting the recent Ebola outbreak, saying his opponent Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., voted against funding for medical disaster aid.
That number is up seven percent since May. When comparing possible Republican presidential contenders in the first-in-the-nation voting state, Perry ties for fourth with another Texan - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz - each with 10 percent.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:37 pm
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