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  1. 2 charged in fraud with Medicaid billsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Two Crittenden County women have been arrested on charges accusing them of billing the state Medicaid program for home-based services they didn't provide, state Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced Wednesday. Pamela Pollard, 36, of Marion and Lacasha Perry, 38, of West Memphis were each arrested on one count of Medicaid fraud, Rutledge said in a news release.

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  2. Witness's death not cause to end case against Arkansas businessman, U.S. arguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 23 | NWAonline

    Ted Suhl's argument that federal charges against him should be dropped because they weren't filed until after the death of a witness who would have exculpated him are "pure speculation" and should be discounted, government attorneys say. The attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice also said in a filing that Suhl cannot show that the delay in indicting him prejudiced him or that the government deliberately delayed the indictment as part of a tactical maneuver.

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  3. Medicaid plan funds fiscal session's targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 10 | NWAonline

    Sen. Scott Flippo confers Friday on the Senate floor with Sen. Gary Stubblefield. Both voted against the expanded Medicaid plan and say they'll oppose funding for the program.

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  4. Governor: W. Memphis gets prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | NWAonline

    Gov. Asa Hutchinson approved late Friday a plan for moving the Southeast Arkansas Community Correction Center in Pine Bluff to the former Crittenden County Hospital in West Memphis. The transfer affects about 350 nonviolent female prisoners housed at the Pine Bluff unit and the 138 correctional officers, medical/counseling professionals and others who work there.

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  5. On whether lockup moves, counties antsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | NWAonline

    Officials in Jefferson and Crittenden counties are waiting not so patiently on word from the governor about whether the Southeast Arkansas Community Correction Center will move it operations from its longtime home in Pine Bluff to West Memphis. The state Board of Corrections and the Crittenden County Quorum Court voted in separate meetings March 15 to enter into a lease agreement that would allow the 350 or so female inmates at the Pine Bluff facility to move into the vacant Crittenden County Hospital.

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  6. UALR's mix that matched: Beard's 'melting pot' team fast-tracked successRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | NWAonline

    Brian Burg says the first act that led the UALR men's basketball team to the Pepsi Center this week came in April, on the campus of a west Texas junior college. First-year UALR Coach Chris Beard wants to work and build his team with players "who love basketball and want to comp... Coach Chris Beard and the UALR Trojans huddle during Wednesday's practice at the Pepsi Center in Denver.

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  7. Governor gets bid to move lockup at PBRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | NWAonline

    A formal request to move the operations of the Southeast Arkansas Community Correction Center from Pine Bluff to West Memphis was sent Wednesday to Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson for approval, but the governor said he needs more information before signing off on the transfer. "The governor's most concerned with the employees there in Pine Bluff and will make his decision after he's presented with a plan on those employees and their job opportunities," J.R. Davis, the governor's spokesman, said Wednesday afternoon.

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  8. W. Memphis' shut hospital seen as lockupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | NWAonline

    The Crittenden County Quorum Court and the state Board of Corrections voted in separate meetings Tuesday to enter into a lease agreement that would allow the Southeast Arkansas Community Correction Center to move its operation from Pine Bluff to the vacant Crittenden County Hospital in West Memphis. The move means some 350 female, nonviolent offenders -- many of whom are being treated for addiction -- would be transferred to the West Memphis facility in as soon as 60 days, said Kevin Murphy, chief deputy director of Arkansas Community Correction, which oversees the Pine Bluff women's prison and five other low-security state detention centers.

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  9. John Brummett: Democrats play hookyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | NWAonline

    It's tough being an adult Democrat in a childish Republican state. So Democratic state legislators have decided to take a few days off from being the grownups in the Capitol.

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  10. Brummett Online: Democrats play hookyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | NWAonline

    It's tough being an adult Democrat in a childish Republican state. So Democratic state legislators have decided to take a few days off from being the grownups in the Capitol.

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  11. Task force: Sustain reach of MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | NWAonline

    Committee Chair Sen. Jim Hendren, R-Gravette listens to Gov. Asa Hutchinson address the Health Reform Legislative Task Force. In a 10-2 vote, a state legislative task force on Monday expressed support for continuing health coverage for more than 267,000 low-income Arkansans under the state's expanded Medicaid program, but it split on whether the state should turn to managed-care companies to reduce the cost of caring for the disabled and mentally ill.

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  12. PHOTO: Hutchinson, Kentucky coach Calipari talk politics at basketball gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | NWAonline

    Gov. Asa Hutchinson and First Lady Susan Hutchinson talk with Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari Thursday night at the 7A state tournament in Cabot. Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he missed out on most of Thursday night's Republican presidential debate but got plenty of entertainment watching a game of high school basketball with University of Kentucky Coach John Calipari.

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  13. Oklahoma casinos' 2014 haul: $3.95BRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | NWAonline

    Oklahoma's American Indian-owned casinos saw revenue growth in 2014 twice as great as the tribal industry average and saw nongambling revenue increase at an even stronger pace, according to a report released today. Arkansas has no tribal-owned gambling, but betting is allowed on greyhound races at Southland Park in West Memphis and thoroughbred races at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs.

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  14. Big Byrd 2nd half leads Blue DevilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | NWAonline

    Sophomore Zachary Byrd sat out the first half, but came off the bench in the second half to score 11 points to lead West Memphis to a 62-53 victory over North Little Rock. Byrd also secured 7 rebounds and the Blue Devils hit all six of their free throws in the final two minutes.

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  15. Ex-DHS deputy, friend get prison for briberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | NWAonline

    Steven Jones, former deputy director of the Arkansas Department of Human Services, leaves the federal courthouse in Little Rock with his wife, Susan, after his sentencing Thursday. A former state official who took bribes that benefited a business owner, and the official's acquaintance who helped pass along the bribes, were sentenced Thursday to terms in federal prison.

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  16. Ex-DHS official, ex-city councilman sentenced in bribery schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | NWAonline

    Two former officials from Marion - one in state government and the other in law enforcement - were sentenced Thursday for their involvement in a bribery scheme, U.S. Attorney Christopher Thyer said in a statement. Steven B. Jones, 51, who previously served as deputy director of the Arkansas Department of Human Services, was sentenced to 30 months in prison. 2 comments

  17. Discipline lifts Cabot to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | NWAonline

    A smothering man-to-man defense and a disciplined approach on offense carried Cabot to a 54-36 victory over West Memphis at Panther Arena on Friday night. Cabot limited West Memphis to only two first-half field goals and the Panthers connected on 6 of 11 three-point attempts.

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  18. U.S. seeks 24- 30-month term in bribery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | NWAonline

    Federal prosecutors are recommending that a former Crittenden County juvenile probation officer and West Memphis city councilman be imprisoned for two to 2A1 2 years for his admitted role in a bribery conspiracy involving a state official and a businessman. In a sentencing memorandum filed in federal court in Little Rock, a prosecutor cited Phillip W. Carter's prior record, which includes his guilty plea to participating in a vote-buying scheme, the $10,000 to $20,000 involved in the bribery scheme, and his involvement with a public official as reasons he should fall into a penalty range of 24 to 30 months.

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  19. GOP chief: Trump to set recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | NWAonline

    Donald Trump arrives Friday at a campaign stop at the Radisson Hotel in Nashua, N.H. He is scheduled to campaign Wednesday in Little Rock. On Wednesday, the Republican presidential front-runner will host a rally at Barton Coliseum in Little Rock. 5 comments

  20. Anti-opiate push by DEA includes West MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | NWAonline

    The federal Drug Enforcement Administration announced Wednesday that West Memphis will be one of four U.S. cities targeted in a new effort to curb the "deadly cycle" of heroin and prescription drug abuse. Law enforcement and medical experts have watched heroin usage trends closely in recent years. 3 comments

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