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Flood warnings, advisories issued for Arkansas after storms
Apr 22, 2017 6:13 pm
The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings and advisories following severe storms that dropped heavy rainfall across Arkansas.
Scientists leave labs, take to streets to defend research
Apr 22, 2017 3:04 pm
Scientists worldwide left their labs to take to the streets Saturday along with students and research advocates in pushing back against what they say are mounting attacks on science.
State jobless rate falls to record low of 3.6%
Apr 22, 2017 8:01 am
Arkansas' unemployment rate dropped to 3.6 percent in March, its third-straight monthly record low, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.
2 critically injured after tree falls at Arkansas campsite
Apr 22, 2017 8:00 am
Two campers were critically injured early Friday when a large oak buffeted by high wind fell on them at a riverside park in Barling, Fort Smith Fire Chief Phil Christensen said.
Witness to killer's end: Remorse wasn't in him
Apr 22, 2017 7:57 am
The departing silence of convicted killer Ledell Lee came as no surprise to the woman who sought the death sentence against him more than two decades ago.
Ex-U.S. lawmaker, Jay Dickey, 77, dies
Apr 22, 2017 7:56 am
Former U.S. Rep. Jay Dickey, who until recent years was one of the few Republicans to represent Arkansas in Congress, died Thursday from complications related to Parkinson's disease.
Ruling clears county in suit over tax's use
Apr 22, 2017 7:43 am
Circuit Judge Tim Fox has cleared Pulaski County authorities of accusations that they failed to properly supervise $3.8 million in property tax revenue dedicated to Arkansas Children's Hospita...
Storm throttles chain saw artists
Apr 22, 2017 7:42 am
Twenty-one woodcarvers fired up their chain saws at 9 a.m. Friday after lightning caused an hour's delay at the beginning of the 13th annual Carving in the Ozarks competition.
Arkansas ethics filings over Cowboys tickets tossed
Apr 22, 2017 7:40 am
The Arkansas Ethics Commission voted Friday to dismiss complaints against North Little Rock's mayor and six aldermen over a resolution that the City Council approved to accept as a city-employ...
Mayor moving forward on plaza
Apr 22, 2017 7:39 am
North Little Rock's movement toward creating a downtown plaza and attracting businesses near it is gaining steam, Mayor Joe Smith said Friday after adding resolutions for Monday's City...
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