WASHINGTON — The Senate agreed Thursday to authorize the White House to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels to confront the militant group known as the Islamic State or ISIS.
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LITTLE ROCK — A proposal for lawmakers to hire consultants, without taking bids, to conduct a performance audit of the state lottery received reviews from two legislative panels on Thursday.
LITTLE ROCK — Democrat John Burkhalter went on the offensive Thursday in the lieutenant governor’s race, launching a new television ad that labels Republican opponent U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin as a career politician with a record of votes that hurt Arkansas workers.
LITTLE ROCK — The 25th and final suspect wanted in connection with an alleged drug-trafficking ring based out of a Little Rock auto shop has turned himself in, the U.S. attorney’s office in Little Rock said Thursday.
LITTLE ROCK — A North Little Rock woman said Thursday she has filed a complaint with the state Ethics Commission against Republican candidate for state treasurer Dennis Milligan over possible violations of state ethics laws.
LITTLE ROCK — Bids for a project to replace the Broadway Bridge spanning the Arkansas River between Little Rock and North Little Rock call for the bridge to be closed between six months and a year, well under the amount of time highway officials had estimated it would be closed.
LITTLE ROCK — Beaudet Aviation, a French company that manufactures aircraft cabin interiors, announced Wednesday it will spend $2.5 million to open a facility in Little Rock that will employ 75 people.
WASHINGTON — After six hours of debate, the House on Wednesday agreed to grant President Obama the authority to train and equip Syrian rebels as part of his plan to wipe out the so-called Islamic State.
LITTLE ROCK — The state Alcoholic Beverage Control Board on Wednesday approved a permit for Riverdale 10 Cinema in Little Rock to add beer and wine to its concessions.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansans will be inundated with an unprecedented amount of political advertising between now and the Nov. 4 election, Republican candidate for governor Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday.