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3 hrs ago | NWAonline

Hunger Still A Widespread Problem In Northwest Arkansas, Despite Myriad Of Feeding Programs

STAFF PHOTO DAVID GOTTSCHALK Deanna Allen, kitchen helper at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center in Fayetteville, covers cobb salads in the kitchen June 16. Needy people have more options than ever before to get food, yet studies by government and social service agencies continue to show increasing numbers of hungry people in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arkansas Government, Agriculture, Science, Health, AARP

3 hrs ago | NWAonline

Earthquakes Common East, West Of Northwest Arkansas

Northwest Arkansas sits almost exactly between two of the most seismically active regions of the country, and seismologists say the risk of a significant earthquake is growing.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Benton County, AR

7 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

Miranda Lambert Performs At Arkansas Music Pavilion Saturday Night

Country superstar Miranda Lambert took the stage at the AMP at 7:30 p.m. Saturday as part of her Platinum tour.

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9 hrs ago | Fox News

Rubio, amid large field of potential 2016 GOP candidates, says Clinton 'not unbeatable'

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, considered a top 2016 GOP presidential candidate, says "multiple people" can beat potential Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, despite her commanding lead in early polls.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Florida, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Florida Government, Hillary Clinton, Senator Rand Paul, Arkansas Government, Mike Huckabee

13 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

Miss. suspect arrested in Arkansas double homicide

Authorities say 21-year-old William Cody Childress was arrested Saturday in connection with Friday morning's discovery of the bodies of 62-year-old Anthony Branch and 58-year-old Deborah Moncrief inside a Jefferson County residence.

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18 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

Attorney general candidates debate, split on fights with feds

Next up in debate before the Arkansas Press Association: The attorney genera l candidates - Libertarian Aaron Cash , Republican Leslie Rutledge and Democra t Nate Steel.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Arkansas Government, Drugs, Marijuana

22 hrs ago | NWAonline

UAMS names clinic after Delta Dental

UAMS Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs Bill Woodell stands in the hall of new equipment unveiled at the Oral Health Clinic July 11, 2014 at UAMS.

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Related Topix: University of Arkansas Medical Sciences

Yesterday | NWAonline

Israeli ambassador calls on Arkansas

Ambassador Meir Shlomo, consul general of Israel to the Southwest, was interviewed earlier this month during his visit to Little Rock.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Arkansas Times

Tonight downtown: Women saving the south (Strause), thanking lucky...

Head downtown to the River Market district and its edges around 5 p.m. tonight to see several new exhibits at 2nd Friday Art Night venues, and remember you can ride the rubber-wheeled trolley to the galleries, the better to enjoy the wine they'll set out for you.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR, El Dorado, AR

FOX16

Gubernatorial Candidates Debate in Hot Springs

Issues ranging from the minimum wage, private option, and prisons/jail overcrowding to same-sex marriage, the Buffalo River watershed/hog farm controversy and control of the lottery took center stage in a debate this afternoon between the four men running for governor of Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Lottery, US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The City Wire

Arkansas Lt. Governor, AG candidates debate in Hot Springs

There were few fireworks in the Lt. Governor and Attorney General debates at the Arkansas Press Association in Hot Springs on Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tim Griffin, Arkansas Government, Prison

Roll Call

Pryor Starts Reserving Fall Airtime in Pivotal Senate Race

Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor has been buying up fall airtime for a race critical to nearly every hypothetical Republican path to the Senate majority .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Shelley Moore Capito, 2012 Presidential Election

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Opening arguments set in Arkansas inmate's trial

Opening arguments are set in a resentencing trial for an Arkansas man whose death sentence was overturned two years ago by the Arkansas Supreme Court.

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Thame Today

Granddaughter's 4,000 mile journey to get married will fulfil nan's dream

Kitty and Ray Phillips from Winslow with a picture of their daughter, Victoria who is coming home from Arkansas for her wedding Victoria Lovellette is returning to the church where she was christened because her grandmother is not allowed to fly anymore and she wanted her grandparents to be at the wedding.

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Related Topix: Wedding

Townhall

Americans For Prosperity Launches New Ad Offensive

Yesterday, Americans For Prosperity has launched their post-Independence Day offensive by running new ads in Arkansas and Louisiana.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas Government, 2012 Presidential Election, Life, Veteran Affairs

Thu Jul 10, 2014

FOX16

Fire Stations Not Getting DoD Surplus Vehicles Due To EPA Standards

Arkansans know that fires can get out of control in a hurry, and many people have peace of mind knowing local fire departments are there to protect them.

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Related Topix: Fire, Arkansas Government, Department of Defense, US News

Washington Times

Opponents say 12-week abortion ban won't stand

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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Related Topix: Abortion, US News, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Arkansas Times

Broadband monopolies: A fight with broad benefits

Here's a story that resonates in Arkansas from the Center for Public Integrity .

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Related Topix: Integrity, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

FOX16

Funding Announced for Arkansas Fire Departments

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Fire

Merced Sun-Star

Ann McFeatters: Head-spinning decisions, pols never stop

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)

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, Rick Perry, US Governors

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