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1 hr ago | The City Wire

Arkansas environmental director says state has flexibility with EPA plan

Arkansas' efforts to grapple with a new EPA rule that will have a huge impact on the economy is still in the education phase and one key regulator says it's "too early" to tell which direction the state may go in complying with the rule.

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Related Topix: Arkansas Government, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

1 hr ago | The City Wire

Another Pryor commitment

Editor's note: This commentary is part of a collaboration between the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and The City Wire to deliver an ongoing series of political-based essays and reports.

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Related Topix: University of Arkansas, Fort Smith, AR, American University, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics

1 hr ago | Daily Record

Behind the News

Arkansas needs to change its system of selecting judges, and we need to do it before the people who elect them lose confidence in their courts.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Criminal Defense Law, Law

4 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Super PAC Running Unorthodox Ads Tying Mark Pryor To 'Extremist Liberals'

A conservative super PAC plans to go up on television in the crucial Arkansas Senate race this week to tie incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor to "extremist liberals" in Washington D.C. What's unusual about these ads from the Conservative War Chest super PAC is that one version is two minutes long.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Chuck Schumer, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton

8 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

Man Of God Huckabee Hates Regulations On Fronts For Money Laundering

Huckabee really believes it is just plain un-American for barely legal businesses to suffer any scrutiny under Operation Choke Point.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Arkansas Government, Prison, Liberal Political News

12 hrs ago | Daily Kos

The Variety of Statewide Offices

I have commented over 1300 times, but this is my first attempt at a diary. I thought I would for my first time out try something informational and uncontroversial, but hopefully not too boring either.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

16 hrs ago | ArkansasBusiness.com

Don't Miss Another Chance

At this time of year, farmers in Arkansas should have better things to dwell on than whether they will get paid for the grain they've already sold.

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Related Topix: Arkansas Government, Opinion

19 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

UAM's credits for teens disputed

A Pine Bluff-area community college has complained to the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board that a four-year university offering concurrent enrollment at a nearby high school has encroached on its service area and created friction in the community.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

ArkansasBusiness.com

Newly Insured 'Private Option' Arkansans Present Challenges, Opportunities

Last week, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's left-leaning columnist John Brummett said that Arkansas' unique "private option" approach to Medicaid expansion "threatens to be the most thoroughly successful public policy and government program - by idea and execution - that I've covered in 40 years."

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Related Topix: West Memphis, AR

ArkansasBusiness.com

Baptist Health CEO Troy Wells on Best & Worst of Obamacare

Troy Wells has been the president and CEO of Baptist Health of Little Rock since July.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, University of Arkansas Little Rock, Medicine

NWAonline

Business awards

ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT The Arkansas Society of Association Executives has honored Montine McNulty, executive director of the Arkansas Hospitality Association, with its Ken Graves Memorial Award for outstanding achievement in the profession of association management and service to the community.

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Arkansas Online

A senator and the Great War

This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I, or the Great War as it was known until the extreme horrors of World War II dwarfed the earlier conflict.

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Related Topix: History in the News

Arkansas Times

Control of the U.S. Senate: Is black turnout the key?

MOBILIZING BLACK VOTERS: Rep. John Lewis, shown at a recent appearance in Arkansas, is urging blacks to vote to continue Democratic Senate control.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Mike Ross, Democrat, John Lewis, Barack Obama

NWAonline

Woman identified in fatal road crash

The Arkansas State Police on Saturday identified a woman who was killed Friday in a rollover crash near the Pulaski-Lonoke county line.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

News Max

D'Souza: Obama Exploits America's Decency for Political Gain

Conservative filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza on Saturday cited the illegal immigration crisis as an example of how the Obama administration is exploiting American good will for political gain.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Obama's America, Books, US News, Illegal Immigration, Arkansas Government, US Politics, Mike Huckabee

Log Cabin Democrat

Community Corner Aug. 30

As students and teachers went back to school, Mother Nature really warmed things up.

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Related Topix: Greenbrier, AR, Conway, AR

Arkansas Times

Alcohol sales amendment qualifies for the ballot

The secretary of state's office has announced that the proposed amendment to allow retail alcohol sales in all 75 Arkansas counties has sufficient petitions of registered voters to qualify for the ballot.

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Politico

No escaping Clinton, Obama in Ark.

Bill Clinton hasn't called Arkansas home in over 20 years, and Barack Obama has never lived here.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arkansas Government, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Barack Obama, African-American

NWAonline

Returnees from caliphate quest top terror-in-U.S. worry list

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Related Topix: Arkansas Government

The City Wire

United Way of Northwest Arkansas kicks off 2014 campaign of - Everyday Heroes'

Tom Davis, a member of the campaign cabinet, poses at the United Way campaign kickoff on Thursday .

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Related Topix: Madison County, AR

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