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McDaniel announces school safety initiative

Oct 21, 2014 7:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced Tuesday the launch of a training initiative for law enforcement officers, educators and emergency responders to help schools prepare for...


Community walks to end domestic violence

Oct 21, 2014 6:10pm

With chants of “end domestic violence in Pine Bluff,” residents from all over Pine Bluff joined together Tuesday in a walk sponsored by the Pine Bluff Police Department to raise awareness about...


Hutchinson, Ross spar over gun comments

Oct 21, 2014 6:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson and Democratic candidate Mike Ross tangled Tuesday over their past statements on gun control and Hutchinson’s connections to...

Anderson: ‘I’ve had a good career’

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

Ben Anderson sounds like a man wise beyond his years.

“At nighttime, I’ve grown older, so I don’t run around as much,” the fifth-year senior Arkansas-Pine Bluff quarterback said Tuesday,...

Blazers look to challenge Razorbacks

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Former Arkansas offensive coordinator Garrick McGee was supposed to be returning as Alabama-Birmingham’s head coach this week.

It was the obvious attraction when Arkansas and...


Tax Board supportive of new prison in Jefferson County

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

Members of the Economic Development Corp. of Jefferson County on Tuesday supported the idea of the Arkansas Department of Correction locating another prison in the county.

The group, which...


Cotton builds lead in latest Hendrix College poll

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

WASHINGTON — Two weeks ahead of Election Day, Republican challenger Tom Cotton is substantially ahead of Democrat Mark Pryor in Arkansas’ U.S. Senate race, according to the latest Talk Business...

Hendrix poll: Democrats gain in 4th, 2nd district races

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

WASHINGTON — The Republican Party’s hold on Arkansas’ four congressional seats could be slipping, according to the latest polls taken by Talk Business & Politics/Hendrix College.



Two-vehicle accident

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

A two-vehicle accident at about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at West Fifth Avenue and Pine Street resulted in one of the vehicles being turned on its top.

No one appeared to be seriously injured....

State unemployment rate drops to 6.2 percent

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percentage point to 6.2 percent in September, according to labor statistic released Tuesday.

The state’s jobless rate was 1....