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Liberty Utilities expects to get OK on rate increase request in early ‘15

Dec 18, 2014 3:12pm

The new general manager of Liberty Utilities said Thursday a rate increase requested by the company would result in infrastructure improvements to the existing water lines and facilities.


Arkansas prison inmate dies

Dec 18, 2014 3:12pm

LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas prison inmate died Wednesday night, apparently from injuries he sustained two days earlier in a suicide attempt, according to the state Department of Correction.


New report ranks Arkansas last in handling an infectious disease outbreak

Dec 18, 2014 3:12pm

WASHINGTON — Arkansas ranked last in the nation for its ability to handle outbreaks of severe infectious diseases, according to a report released Thursday by a nonprofit health advocacy group....

Facilitating dollar sign diplomacy

Dec 18, 2014 2:12pm

President Barack Obama recently moved to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba. With a great predictability, several members of Congress have decried the action as pandering to Communism....

Digest for 12-18-14

Dec 18, 2014 7:12am


Red Wolves surprise Miss. State on road

STARKVILLE, Miss. – The memories from all the disappointments Arkansas State suffered in the early going of the men’s basketball season...


Houston Has a Problem: Mosley goes for 33 as Golden Lions shock Cougars

Dec 17, 2014 11:12pm

HOUSTON – Marcel Mosley flashed a confident smile after he calmly swished a three-pointer for his 22nd, 23rd and 24th points.

And with 8 minutes remaining in the game (and a 44-32 lead),...

Blossoms drop final exhibition

Dec 17, 2014 11:12pm

NATCHITOCHES, La. — Northwestern State took advantage of nearly 30 more free throw attempts than the Arkansas-Monticello women’s basketball team in a 61-56 come-from-behind win on Wednesday night...

CNN VIDEO: President Obama: ‘Go to the movies’

Dec 17, 2014 10:12pm

President Obama urges the public to “go to the movies” in light of threats to moviegoers seeing Sony’s “The Interview.”

CNN VIDEO: Cuban-Americans voice disgust over deal

Dec 17, 2014 10:12pm

Alina Machado reports residents are outraged by President Obama’s decision to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba.

James Robinson

Dec 17, 2014 9:12pm

WABBASEKA - Mr. James Robinson, 72, of Wabbaseka, Ark. passed, December 17, 2014. Funeral Arrangements will be made by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.