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NLR hospital to pay $2.7 million settlement in Medicare case

Feb 27, 2015 6:02pm

LITTLE ROCK — Baptist Health Medical Center in North Little Rock has agreed to a $2.7 million settlement to resolve allegations that it submitted improper Medicare claims, U.S. Attorney for the...

Razorback baseball hoping to take field again soon

Feb 27, 2015 9:02pm

FAYETTEVILLE — The Fowler indoor training facility is nice and big, comfortable and helpful. But it’s also getting annoying. It’s been the Arkansas baseball team’s home for the last week.


Hogs take aim at No. 1 Wildcats

Feb 27, 2015 6:02pm

FAYETTEVILLE — First, the good news.

Only two players on the Kentucky roster average even double figures in scoring. The Wildcats seem to have no likely Southeastern Conference Player of...


UAPB to host poet Nikki Giovanni on March 4

Feb 27, 2015 6:02pm

Nikki Giovanni — poet, writer, commentator and activist — will be the featured speaker at the annual University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Women’s Day at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in the Kenneth L...


Work on site of new pellet plant continuing in Industrial Park

Feb 28, 2015 3:02pm

Construction site work is continuing at the site of the planned Highland Pellets plant in the Jefferson Industrial Park.

The new plant, which is expected to take 18 months to complete, is...


Committee passes along constitutional convention proposals

Feb 27, 2015 6:02pm

LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas House committee on Thursday advanced two measures seeking a constitutional convention to consider curbing federal spending.

The House State Agencies and...


Simmons completes acquisitions of Liberty, Community First

Feb 27, 2015 5:02pm

Simmons First National Corp. announced Friday it completed the acquisition of Liberty Bancshares, the parent company of Liberty Bank of Springfield, Missouri; and Community First Bancshares, the...

Arkansas’ private option working

Feb 27, 2015 5:02pm

It was a fine thing to see reported: Arkansas “saw the greatest decline in the nation last year for its uninsured rate — moving from 22.5 percent to 11.4 percent,” according to a Gallup report...

PB concert honors Black History Month through gospel music

Feb 27, 2015 5:02pm

A Bridging the Gap Concert, held in honor of Black History Month, celebrated the legacy of gospel music Sunday, Feb. 15. About 700 people attended the event at First Trinity Church of God in...


House OKs bill to make cell phone companies give data to police

Feb 27, 2015 5:02pm

LITTLE ROCK — A bill that would require cell phone companies to provide police with information about a phone’s location in emergency situations received approval Friday in the Arkansas House,...