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1 hr ago | Arkansas Times
I was contacted today by a teacher who's been involved in work on the disparity in health insurance coverage between state employees and public school employees .
5 hrs ago | The City Wire
A majority of legislators from Northwest Arkansas and Fort Smith who responded The City Wire's question about the future of the Lt.
5 hrs ago | The City Wire
More visitor traffic in Northwest Arkansas' four largest cities helped push hospitality tax collections up 7% in the second quarter, compared to year-ago period.
6 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
Sen. Mark Pryor released an ad touting provisions of the Affordable Care Act on Monday just as Republicans in competitive congressional races are spending less on political spots attacking the law.
10 hrs ago | The City Wire
Arkansas' blue collar manufacturing base was once again the main workhorse in the state's 3% economic growth in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to new state Gross Domestic Product statistics released Wednesday by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.
14 hrs ago | Benton Courier
Billy Grace, who works on a farm near the Saline and Grant countyline, said he has spent about $1,000 lately just on poison to kill armyworms.
18 hrs ago | NWAonline
Rob Brothers of the Walton Family Foundation said Tuesday that the focus in the Delta will be on education, with towns as "laboratories" for how grants can make a difference.
Families in 12 Arkansas counties that have received electricity disconnection notices are eligible to apply for Crisis Low-Income Home Energy Assistance starting Aug. 25, the Central Arkansas Development Council has announced.
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.
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.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee launched a new ad Tuesday, hammering Republican Senate candidate Tom Cotton over a vote he made against a funding bill for children's hospitals.
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.
Verizon took top scores in Arkansas with recent performance tests done in the first half of 2014, according to a report by Rootmetrics.
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.
Monica Cason of Claremont McKenna College has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to Poland for an English Teaching Assistantship, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced recently.
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.
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.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 09:21 pm
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