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2 hrs ago | 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

2 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago | 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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

4029TV.com

Fayetteville city officials concerned about Uber operations

On Thursday, Uber started offering rides to residents of Northwest Arkansas. Those who need a ride can download the company's app, enter their credit card information and register.

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Arkansas Times

Anti-abortion extremists rally in Arkansas as political jab

Anti-abortion Republicans gathered in Little Rock today to press for a federal law to prohibit abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancy, well before fetal viability and thus unconstitutional under U.S. Supreme Court precedent.

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

News Max

Arkansas Voters Should Oust Sen. Pryor

When Mark Twain said "Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to." he may have just had an encounter with a politician.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas Government

5NEWSonline.com

Adventure Arkansas: Terra Studios

This week's Adventure Arkansas is at a spot where the real world folds into a fairytale.

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Arkansas Times

Ruling continues secrecy for governor's 'working papers'

Circuit Judge Mary McGowan this week rejected the Arkansas Republican Party's efforts to see Gov. Mike Beebe's records on appointments to state boards and commission.

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Related Topix: Mike Beebe, US Governors

Arkansas Times

The Dog Killer: Is our war in the Middle East having a ripple effect in Northwest Arkansas?

When she heard the news of his arrest, she was thunderstruck. As she told a reporter from KFSM, "They said 'animal cruelty' and I said 'what, you've got to be crazy.'

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Poll shows Mitt Romney leads in Iowa. Does that matter?

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney shakes hands with his former vice-presidential running mate, US Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, before Mr. Romney interviews Representative Ryan about Ryan's new book, "The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea," during an event at the Union League Club on Aug. 21, 2014, in Chicago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Arkansas Government, Mike Huckabee

The City Wire

Arkansas stakeholders debate impact of proposed - Clean Power Plan'

Six stakeholder groups went back-and-forth Thursday for several hours on the economic impact of the Environmental Protection Agency's pending regulations to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants in Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Arkansas Government, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, North Little Rock, AR

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