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Starving the beast only made it hungrier

Mar 25, 2015 10:03pm

Some time in the 1970s, the Republican Party pledged allegiance to a strategy known as “starve the beast,” which said that the way to reduce the size of government was to reduce the taxes going...

Memphis holds off Arkansas baseball at Dickey-Stephens

Mar 24, 2015 11:03pm

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas baseball team scored four unanswered runs to tie the game late Tuesday evening, but Memphis rallied with an eighth-inning run to steal a 5-4 victory away from the...

Digest for 03-25-15

Mar 24, 2015 11:03pm


Francis aces No. 7 at Jaycee

On a gorgeous Tuesday, Charles Francis hit a hole-in-one on No. 7 at Jaycee Golf Course.

Francis used a 9-iron to ace the 105-yard hole....

OBU comes back to beat UAM in nonconference action

Mar 24, 2015 11:03pm

ARKADELPHIA — Ouachita Baptist scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to defeat the Arkansas-Monticello baseball team by a final score of 9-8 in a nonconference game on Tuesday at...


UAPB baseball downs SEC co-leader Mizzou

Mar 25, 2015 2:03pm

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Just add Missouri to the list.

The No. 23-ranked Tigers are just the latest successful target of SEC serial killer Arkansas-Pine Bluff, which also goes by the alias UAPB....


Artist uses doors to make statement at Capitol

Mar 24, 2015 9:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — An art installation that stood on the state Capitol steps for several hours Tuesday was intended to make a statement about discrimination, according to the North Little Rock artist...


Lawmakers OK bills on prisons, e-cigarettes, guns

Mar 24, 2015 9:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas House on Tuesday approved bills to address prison overcrowding and impose restrictions on contracts between the attorney general and private attorneys.

The Senate...


Keeping kids off the street: PB basketball camp underway

Mar 24, 2015 8:03pm

Pine Bluff Police Sergeant Lynn Wright believes that the youth of Jefferson County can benefit well from a local basketball camp hosted by the police department and the Dollarway School District...


Panel nixes bill to offer tax credits to low-income Arkansans

Mar 24, 2015 8:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — A House committee on Tuesday rejected a bill to offer an earned-income tax credit to low-income Arkansans.

House Bill 1344 by Rep. Warwick Sabin, D-Little Rock, failed in the...


Panel backs bill to resume executions

Mar 24, 2015 8:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — A House committee on Tuesday advanced a bill that seeks to clear the way for executions to resume in Arkansas.

The House Judiciary Committee also endorsed bills on Tuesday to...