Nelson Mandela, the former political prisoner who became the first president of a post-apartheid South Africa and whose heroic life and towering moral stature made him one of history’s most influential statesmen, died Thursday, the government announced. He was 95.
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Nelson Mandela has died, according to multiple media outlets.
LITTLE ROCK — Continuing an emerging theme in his re-election campaign, U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., referenced the Bible on Wednesday in a speech in Little Rock and in a new television ad that began airing statewide.
LITTLE ROCK — All high school football playoff games, including three state championship games at War Memorial Stadium, have been postponed a week because of a winter storm that is bearing down on Arkansas, the executive director of the Arkansas Activities Association said Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK — The lack of a reauthorized farm bill is getting critical for Arkansas farmers who need to apply for crop loans, the president of Arkansas Farm Bureau said Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK — A lawsuit arguing that Gov. Mike Beebe violated the state Freedom of Information law is merely a political attack, the governor said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — Although a final deal has not been struck, U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, expects Congress will complete work on a new farm bill this month.
LITTLE ROCK — State revenues fell slightly below projections in November, a dip caused by corporate income taxes that did not meet expectations, the state fiscal office reported Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, R-Rogers, said a Supreme Court decision Monday to let stand New York’s online sales tax law should push Congress to act on his Marketplace Fairness legislation.
LITTLE ROCK — The executive director of the Republican Party of Arkansas asked a judge Monday to force Gov. Mike Beebe to hand over documents his office received from individuals seeking appointments to state boards and commissions.