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Asa Hutchinson , the Republican candidate for governor, held a news conference at the state Capitol today with a group of teachers who support him.
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Wish a Happy Birthday to: Actress Vera Miles is 84. Actress Barbara Eden is 83. Political satirist Mark Russell is 82. Pro Football Hall of Famer Sonny Jurgensen is 80. Actor Richard Sanders is 74. Ballet dancer Patricia McBride is 72. Former Surgeon General Antonia Novello is 70. Pro Football Hall of Famer Rayfield Wright is 69. Country singer Rex ... (more)
For the first time ever, white students are not the majority in U.S. public schools.
According to information previously available online via the Arkansas Insurance Department , carriers have submitted proposed 2015 rates for the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace - the health care exchange created via the Affordable Care Act - to AID for review.
The Arkansas Legislature's joint committee on agriculture, forestry and economic development meeting Friday to talk about issues related to financial problems at Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley.
Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says fellow conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core education standards and instead consider the benefits the benchmarks offer students in struggling schools.
The Walton Family Foundation's investment strategy through 2020 includes $302 million to be spent in Northwest Arkansas as well as the Arkansas-Mississippi Delta.
Politico notes that e-mails are circulating to potential participants in a big wingding at the Clinton Library to celebrate the institution's 10th anniversary.
Arkansas was still just a territory when Jacob Wolf put Cherokees to work felling yellow pine trees and erecting the house that now bears his name.
A federal judge Thursday ended a large part of an Arkansas desegregation case rooted in the Little Rock Central High School crisis of 1957 but a lawyer for black schoolchildren said inequalities remain in the state's largest district.
Mitt Romney cast Arkansas' Senate race as a way to fight the agenda of the president who defeated him two years ago, as he campaigned Thursday on behalf of Congressman Tom Cotton's bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor.
MILLIONAIRE: David Dahlqvist and Arkansas Lottery Director Bishop Woosley with seven-figure check.
The Arkansas Lottery Commission voted today to close its three regional claim centers in Springdale, Jonesboro and Camden, a savings measure expected to free as much as $381,000 to fund additional scholarships for Arkansas students.
Counties across the country -- including in Arkansas -- face several national issues at a local level, such as the Endangered Species Act and the uncertain future of Highway Trust Fund money, the National Association of Counties' president-elect told Association of Arkansas Counties conference attendees Wednesday.
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 .
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 11:55 am
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