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Marshals Museum receives $5 million gift

Sep 19, 2014 10:09pm

Officials with the U.S. Marshals Museum on Thursday announced a $5 million anonymous gift for the facility.

“We’re overwhelmed with gratitude for this $5 million gift,” Jim Dunn, president...

Washington Digest - Congress gives green light to Obama plan on Syria

Sep 19, 2014 10:09pm

WASHINGTON — Congress voted last week to give President Obama the green light to arm and train rebels in Syria to fight against violent jihadist forces in the Middle East.

The House voted...

Jefferson County Road and Recycling Report

Sep 19, 2014 10:09pm

The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:

Sept. 5

- Patching Crew: Filled potholes on Rosswood Road, Gibson Road, Springlake Road and Pine...


Hutchinson, Ross spar in first televised debate

Sep 19, 2014 9:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — A debate between the major-party candidates for governor at times grew heated Friday, with Republican Asa Hutchinson telling Democrat Mike Ross he was being too sensitive and Ross...

Former armory under consideration by arms manufacturer

Sep 19, 2014 9:09pm

Grider Field Airport Manager Doug Hale said Thursday that an arms manufacturer has expressed interest in the former National Guard Armory building on the airport property.

Hale said at...

Huskies enter Fayetteville with history of upsets

Sep 19, 2014 9:09pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Sam Pittman has a unique perspective on tonight’s matchup because of his history at Northern Illinois.

Arkansas’ offensive line coach had two stints at the school, working on...

Arkansas unemployment rises to 6.3 percent

Sep 19, 2014 7:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point to 6.3 percent in August, according to labor statistics released Friday.

“This is the first time that the...

Lawmakers OK hiring consultants to study lottery, broadband

Sep 19, 2014 7:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — State lawmakers on Friday approved hiring consultants to conduct a performance audit of the state lottery and a study of broadband access at public schools.

In a single vote,...


Cotton calls Pryor ‘weak and unsteady’ on national security

Sep 19, 2014 7:09pm

WASHINGTON — Republican Senate candidate Tom Cotton on Friday called Democrat Mark Pryor a “weak and unsteady voice” on national security, accusing the two-term Senator of flip-flopping on the...

Highway Department accepts bid to replace bridge between Little Rock, North Little Rock

Sep 19, 2014 7:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Highway Commission and the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said Friday they have accepted the lowest of four bids to replace the Broadway Bridge spanning...