WASHINGTON – The United States and Brazil signed an agreement Wednesday ending a bitter trade dispute over subsidies the U.S. government has paid to cotton growers in 17 states including Arkansas.
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LITTLE ROCK — The state Parole Board said Wednesday it is recommending that Gov. Mike Beebe grant parole to a man convicted in 1990 of capital murder in the beating death of a Little Rock man.
LITTLE ROCK — Republican candidate for attorney general Leslie Rutledge lashed out Wednesday at Pulaski County Circuit and County Clerk Larry Crane for cancelling her voter registration in what she called an act of partisan politics, a charge that Crane denied.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe has appointed a special justice to replace a member of the Arkansas Supreme Court who has disqualified himself from hearing a challenge to Arkansas’ same-sex marriage ban.
SHERWOOD — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush praised the education proposals of Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson during a visit Tuesday to central Arkansas.
LITTLE ROCK — Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor announced Tuesday the launch of a state tour to spread the message that his voting record on issues important to women compares favorably to that of his Republican opponent, U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton of Dardanelle.
LITTLE ROCK — The body of a real estate agent who had been missing since Thursday was recovered from a shallow grave at a concrete company in the Cabot area early Tuesday, authorities said.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, will participate in two televised debates in October but likely no more in what is among the most hotly contested Senate races of the 2014 election cycle.
WASHINGTON — Former President Bill Clinton will campaign next week in Arkansas for the Democratic ticket.
LITTLE ROCK — The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock says a Yell County priest has been removed from the ministry and will not be allowed to function as a priest again because of “credible allegations of sexual misconduct.”