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  1. Strong thunderstorms cross southwestern US, Plains; 1 tornado reportedRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Star Tribune

    Strong thunderstorms are bringing rain and hail from the southwestern U.S. and Plains states to the upper Midwest, and at least one tornado has been reported.


  2. Arkansas hires ESPN's Dykes to coach women's teamRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 30 | Star Tribune

    Jimmy Dykes stood near the same spot on the Bud Walton Arena court where he once proposed to his wife, Tiffany.


  3. National Archives to release 2,500 more pages of documents from Clinton White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | Star Tribune

    The National Archives is set to release 2,500 pages of documents from former President Bill Clinton's White House, including records from two aides, the ex-president's farewell address and other topics.


  4. Pentagon reviews will focus on military medalsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | Star Tribune

    The Pentagon has launched three separate reviews on how military medals are awarded, in the face of broad criticism over the inability to recognize heroism in incidents such as the Fort Hood shootings and aborted plans to create a new award for drone pilots.


  5. A look inside the just-released Clinton filesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Thousands of pages of internal documents from Bill Clinton's White House made public Friday open a rare window into the political and policy machinations from an era that is now of acute interest not just to the history of one presidency but to the prospects of another.


  6. Man charged in teen death says he shot to scareRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | Star Tribune

    A man accused of fatally shooting a 15-year-old girl told investigators he fired his pistol because he wanted to scare a carload of teenagers he believed vandalized his vehicle, Little Rock police said Tuesday.


  7. Older Americans are early winners under health lawRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2014 | Star Tribune

    For many older Americans who lost jobs during the recession, the quest for health care has been one obstacle after another.


  8. Ark. State Police say 2 jump into icy water to avoid collision; 1 missing along I-30Read the original story

    Feb 8, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Two people jumped from an interstate bridge in southwestern Arkansas into an icy river as a jackknifed 18-wheeler careened toward them early Saturday, and authorities said one person remained missing.


  9. Pact approved to end Ark. desegregation paymentsRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Arkansas can stop making payments in one of the nation's most historic desegregation efforts, a judge has ruled, but he cautioned work remains to ensure students in the Little Rock area receive a proper education.


  10. 5 things to know about Little Rock-area schools includes what issues remain for the districtsRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2014 | Star Tribune

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Five things to know about a federal judge's decision to end the state of Arkansas' special desegregation payments to three Little Rock-area school districts: Arkansas will stop giving the Little Rock, North Little Rock and Pulaski County Special school districts extra money for magnet school programs and district-to-district ... (more)


  11. Little Rock schools near deal to end historic desegregation effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2014 | Star Tribune

    On Sept. 9, 1957, Arkansas National Guard troops stopped nine black students from entering Little Rock's all-white Central High School.


  12. Judge expected to approve deal ending quarter century of desegregation aid to Arkansas schoolsRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2014 | Star Tribune

    An agreement awaiting a federal judge's final approval soon could end one of the nation's most historic desegregation efforts following decades of court battles and $1 billion of special aid to Little Rock-area schools.


  13. Ark. lt. gov. says he'll resign over ethics caseRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2014 | Star Tribune

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas Lt. Gov. Mark Darr said Friday he would leave office Feb. 1, giving in to pressure from Democrats and fellow Republicans who said his impeachment was inevitable over ethics violations tied to his campaign and office spending The state Ethics Commission last month had fined Darr, a Republican, for 11 separate violations, ... (more)


  14. Arkansas GOP House leader calls lt. governor's impeachment 'inevitable' if he doesn't resignRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2014 | Star Tribune

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas Lt. Gov. Mark Darr refused Tuesday to resign over ethics violations tied to his campaign and office spending despite repeated calls from the state's top officials to quit, prompting a key member of his own party to declare Darr's impeachment by the state House "inevitable."


  15. Chart: NAIA had football playoff idea early onRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2013 | Star Tribune

    The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics was formed in 1952 to oversee small college athletics.


  16. 5 free things to see and do around Little Rock, from traversing trails to climbing a mountainRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2013 | Star Tribune

    Arkansas is nicknamed the Natural State, and its capital lives up to the moniker.


  17. Storm poised to threaten holiday travel as it heads east; Midwest and West thaw outRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2013 | Star Tribune

    A winter storm system blamed for at least 10 fatal accidents in the West and Texas threatens to dampen the Thanksgiving holiday for millions of Americans traveling this week.


  18. Judge gives 1st OK to end Little Rock schools suitRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2013 | Star Tribune

    The sides in a decades-old lawsuit involving Little Rock-area schools won preliminary approval Friday for a settlement that would bring an end to state payments that aid desegregation efforts.


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