Arkansas Newswire

Arkansas Newswire

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  1. Winds, race and an open lineRead the original story

    11 min ago | Arkansas Times

    ... for this open line. Republicans convened in Benton today to cheer continuation of their grip on political power in Arkansas. A keynote celebrant was the infamous Corey "Womp, Womp" Lewandowski, about whom enough said. Great to be at the a @ARGOP a ...

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  2. Survivor says duck boat entered water as storm approachedRead the original story

    19 min ago | Boston.com

    ... was planned as their last extended vacation; an Illinois woman who died while saving her granddaughter's life; an Arkansas father and son; and the boat's operator, Bob Williams, 73, a retired pastor who formerly worked at a church in Providence. ...

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  3. Mark Edwards: If any coach has figured out Saban, it's MalzahnRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | KCCommunityNews.com

    ... it's that Malzahn doesn't try to beat Saban at his own game, like Ed Orgeron does at LSU or Bret Bielema did at Arkansas. Only once did Malzahn have a transcendent talent at quarterback (Cam Newton in 2010) who could lift his team over the Crimson ...

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  4. Survivors recount deadly Missouri duck boat sinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NWAonline

    ... was planned as their last extended vacation; an Illinois woman who died while saving her granddaughter's life; an Arkansas father and son; and a retired pastor who was the boat's operator. State and federal investigators were trying to determine ...

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  5. Arkansas Governor accepts party's nomination for re-electionRead the original story

    1 hr ago | NWAonline

    Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has formally accepted the state Republican Party's nomination for governor, seeking re-election to a second term. Hutchinson accepted the nomination at the state Republican Party's convention Saturday in Little Rock.

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  6. 'Bikers Backing Our Blue' Benefit Ride For Fallen OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    This is the third year for the statewide motorcycle ride that benefits the families of fallen officers across the state of Arkansas. Bikers made several stops at law enforcement agencies between Northwest Arkansas and Little Rock during the course of the ride.

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  7. Volunteer OpportunitiesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Texarkana Gazette

    ... role models, friends, advocates and listeners for children between the ages of 4 and 18 who live in Southwest Arkansas and Northeast Texas. Mentors, who will be trained and screened, are asked to commit to one hour a week with a child. Call Mary ...

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  8. About 41K Arkansas Residents Without Power After Hurricane Winds Sweep Through StateRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    About 41,000 resident are now without power after hurricane winds sweep through Arkansas overnight, Friday into Saturday . Entergy Senior Communications Specialist Kerri Case said the company is still assessing storm damage.

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  9. Raising Cane's to open in BentonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers is coming to Bentonville with a grand opening set for Tuesday morning, according to a news release. The Louisiana-based chain is opening up its fourth Northwest Arkansas location at 1402 S. Walton Blvd., adding to the one Rogers and two Fayetteville spots.

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  10. Safety concerns about duck boats have been sounded for yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    Safety concerns about duck boats similar to the Ride the Ducks tourist vessel that sank Thursday on Table Rock Lake, Mo., killing 17 people, have been sounded for years. A scathing report by the National Transportation Safety Board after a deadly wreck involving a duck boat in Arkansas in 1999 recommended requiring the vessels to improve buoyancy so they would remain afloat and upright when flooded, even when carrying passengers and crew.

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  11. Overnight storms knock out power to more than 50,000 Arkansas customersRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Strong storms knocked out power to more than 50,000 Arkansas customers overnight, officials say, and extreme heat forecast Saturday could create a danger for those awaiting restoration. For some residents, including thousands in Pulaski County, electricity is estimated to return as late as Sunday afternoon, according to Entergy Arkansas' outage map.

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  12. Voters debate merits of Arkansas ballot proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune

    Backers and foes are debating a proposed Arkansas constitutional amendment that would limit certain damages in civil lawsuits and allow lawmakers to rewrite the state Supreme Court's procedural rules if approved.

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  13. Another ranking, another low score for Arkansas as a place to do businessRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    WHAT'S NOT TO LIKE: Despite such scenery, Arkansas finished at the bottom of CNBC's "quality of life" ranking. Another ranking is out with a bad finish for Arkansas.

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  14. Judge refuses to stay ruling on abortion; state wants pacts between providers, doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... has challenged the constitutionality of the section, saying it would effectively end medication-induced abortion in Arkansas because neither they nor Little Rock Family Planning Services, which also provides abortions, have been able to find a ...

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  15. State's 3.8 percent jobless rate hanging on for fifth-straight monthRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Arkansas' unemployment rate in June was stuck at 3.8 percent for the fifth-straight month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. The trends that Arkansas has followed in the state's labor force and number of employed aren't encouraging, said Michael Pakko, chief economist for the Arkansas Economic Development Institute at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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  16. Hepatitis A cases reach the 60 mark in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    According to the Arkansas Department of Health, the number of cases in the state since February has risen to 60. Greene County is currently the most impacted in Region 8 with cases also in Clay, Lawrence, Independence, and Randolph counties. The ADH also told Region 8 there are a lot of rumors going around the Paragould area, but there have been no recent cases in food workers in Paragould.

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  17. Group circulates petition to block medical marijuana facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... many citizens would like the chance to vote on the issue. "Medical marijuana was voted in by the citizens of Arkansas and I feel like there's probably a reason FDA hasn't approved it and so that's a major concern for us, " Pastor Jeff Hamm, Chairman ...

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  18. Community Leadership ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    The United Way of Fort Smith and the University of Arkansas Fort Smith will host a Community Leadership Conference on July 24th.

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  19. In the White House Press Room, Sarah Sanders Channels President TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... team, Hogan Gidley , has known Sanders since she was a college student and he was working for her father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. In an interview with NPR, Gidley said no one can fully prepare for life at the White House, but Sanders' ...

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  20. Teacher system to back pellet-maker's $150M loanRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NWAonline

    The Arkansas Teacher Retirement System will guarantee a $150 million loan and interest owed by Highland Pellets LLC, which operates a wood-pellet manufacturing plant in the Pine Bluff industrial park near White Hall, the system's trustees decided Friday. In exchange for the loan guarantee, the system will get a $15 million guarantee premium, said system Executive Director George Hopkins.

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