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Crawford wants COOL Rule amended

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, says the United States should revise its country-of-origin labeling rule after the World Trade Organization ruled in favor of Canada and Mexico in an ongoing dispute over the requirement that grocery stores indicate the country, or countries, where meat was born, raised and slaughtered.

Petition seeks pardons for West Memphis 3

LITTLE ROCK — Supporters of the West Memphis Three have launched an online petition drive to call on Gov. Mike Beebe to pardon the three men who were freed in 2011 after serving 18 years in the deaths of three West Memphis 8-year-olds.