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Arkansas is trying to overturn 40 years of court precedent that abortion is legal until the point a fetus can live outside the womb, opponents of a state law that would ban the procedure 12 weeks into a pregnancy argued Thursday.
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Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman today announced that two Arkansas fire departments will receive nearly $350,000 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.
12 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
WASHINGTON i 1 2 It used to be, a few weeks ago, that as an adult you were responsible for making big, personal decisions: Do you want to marry? If so, whom? Do you want children? Where do you want to live? What do you want to do to support yourself? Whom do you want to vote for to be president? It's not just whether or not you believe states ... (more)
Gov. Mike Beebe has named Andrew Parker of Little Rock as the newest commissioner of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
William Reed looks over a book of drawing he made, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, in Cleveland.
This is the last in a series of articles about the other communities, located east of the Rocky Mountains, that are named "Batavia."
A legislative subcommittee Tuesday rejected a $460,000 Claims Commission award to a former Clark County man who served more than 11 years in prison before a special prosecutor dropped the charges against him.
Cheryl Smith , recruited from Utah to run Arkansas's health insurance marketplace, told legislators yesterday that they sky was the limit the state could take on seeking waivers for "innovative" ways to deliver coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation are asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture for federal disaster assistance for farmers and ranchers affected by flooding.
Economic conditions in two of Arkansas' three largest metro areas continue to be stable or improving, with central Arkansas - the state's largest metro - continuing to show signs of weakness that began in the first quarter of 2013, according to The Compass Report's analysis of first quarter 2014 data.
Arkansas residents have a new option for purchasing fresh beer straight from the keg, and local brewers have a new way to compete.
Ed Thicksten believes building the Interstate 49 bridge and connection between Alma and Barling is a "cornerstone" part of system, and the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department is sticking with a preliminary and conservative estimate that the 15-mile connection will cost $350 million.
Fanning the firestorm over Common Core State Standards is the fear that by adopting common standards, states are signing onto a national curriculum and thus undermining the decisions of local school boards and educators.
Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., left, campaigns with his father, former Arkansas governor and U.S. senator David Pryor.
In a story July 3 about the deadline to submit petitions for ballot measures, The Associated Press reported erroneously that alcohol sales are illegal in 35 of the state's counties.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 04:36 pm
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