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Education

Superintendent Suggs reacts to state takeover

Superintendent Suggs reacts to state takeoverThe morning after the state school board decided to take over the Little Rock School District (LRSD), Little Rock Superintendent Dr. Dexter Suggs addressed their decision.
  • Education
  • 3 hours, 5 minutes ago
Life

Skinny is out, strong is in

Skinny is out, strong is inWomen's urge to be skinny is withering away.
  • Life
  • 3 hours, 15 minutes ago
News

State Education Commissioner talks takeover

State Education Commissioner talks takeoverBoth Superintendent Dexter Suggs working in tandem with State Education Commissioner Tony Wood on the state takeover of the Little Rock School District.
  • News
  • 3 hours, 35 minutes ago
Crime

Perry Co. pharmacist arrested on federal drug charge

Perry Co. pharmacist arrested on federal drug chargeAn investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration along with state and local law enforcement that began in the Fall of 2014, ended Wednesday with an arrest of a pharmacist out of Perryville, Ark.
  • Crime
  • 4 hours ago
News

140 new tech jobs coming to Conway

140 new tech jobs coming to ConwayThree technology companies are setting up shop in downtown Conway.
  • News
  • 4 hours, 19 minutes ago
News

Boozman, colleagues introduce bill to lift Cuba travel ban

Boozman, colleagues introduce bill to lift Cuba travel banRepublican U.S. Sen. John Boozman has joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers to introduce legislation that would lift restrictions on travel to Cuba.
  • News
  • 6 hours, 58 minutes ago
News

Investigation on vehicle break-in leads to suspect-officer scuffle

Investigation on vehicle break-in leads to suspect-officer scuffleWhat began as an investigation of a reported vehicle break-in, led to an LRPD officer getting attacked after making an arrest.
  • News
  • 7 hours, 15 minutes ago
Conway

UCA to study opening the state's first optometry school

UCA to study opening the state's first optometry schoolThe University of Central Arkansas will begin a feasibility study to assess the possibility of opening a new school of optometry on the campus.
  • Conway
  • 8 hours, 3 minutes ago
News

Arkansas congressional delegation requesting loan extension

Arkansas congressional delegation requesting loan extensionThe Arkansas congressional delegation is calling on Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to extend the loan repayment date for farmers affected by the collapse of Turner Grain until bankruptcy proceedings are completed.
  • News
  • 8 hours, 11 minutes ago
Health

UAMS startup gets $14.5M to develop therapies for meth users

UAMS startup gets $14.5M to develop therapies for meth usersA University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences startup company has received $14.5 million in federal grants to develop drug therapies aiming to help methamphetamine abusers break their addiction.
  • Health
  • 8 hours, 17 minutes ago
Health

Arkansas flu deaths increase as season continues

Arkansas flu deaths increase as season continuesAs of Thursday, 31 flu deaths have been reported in the state of Arkansas.
  • Health
  • 8 hours, 27 minutes ago
News

18-yr-old pleads guilty to Jessieville murder

18-yr-old pleads guilty to Jessieville murderOne of the three men charged in connection with the murder of a Jessieville school helper, Dan Roberson, pleaded guilty Thursday.
  • News
  • 8 hours, 41 minutes ago
News

Arkansas House approves governor's tax cut proposal

Arkansas House approves governor's tax cut proposalThe Arkansas House has approved Gov. Asa Hutchinson's proposal to cut income taxes for the middle class by $102 million a year and repeal part of a 2013 capital gains tax break.
  • News
  • 8 hours, 56 minutes ago
News

FEMA donates over $47 million to Arkansas organization

FEMA donates over $47 million to Arkansas organizationThe Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) received $47 million in 2014 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
  • News
  • 9 hours, 5 minutes ago
Traffic

Traffic Alert: Street closure on Markham

Traffic Alert: Street closure on MarkhamWarning for Little Rock travelers, there will be a street closed Saturday, Jan. 31 and Sunday , Feb. 1.
  • Traffic
  • 9 hours, 30 minutes ago
Education

State takes over Little Rock School District

State takes over Little Rock School DistrictWhat happens now that the school board is dissolved?
  • Education
  • 9 hours, 57 minutes ago
Politics

Arkansas House panel rejects 'private option' proposal

Arkansas House panel rejects 'private option' proposalA House panel has rejected an attempt to repeal Arkansas' compromise Medicaid expansion later this year.
  • Politics
  • 10 hours, 52 minutes ago
Local

State Senate OKs bill barring licenses for yoga schools

State Senate OKs bill barring licenses for yoga schoolsThe Arkansas Senate has approved legislation barring the state from requiring licenses from yoga teacher training schools and several other instructor training programs.
  • Local
  • 10 hours, 55 minutes ago
Politics

Arkansas House committee approves anti-abortion proposal

Arkansas House committee approves anti-abortion proposalAn Arkansas House committee has approved a proposal that would require a doctor to be present when women take abortion-inducing medication.
  • Politics
  • 11 hours, 16 minutes ago
Conway

3 technology companies to create 140 new jobs in Conway

3 technology companies to create 140 new jobs in ConwayThree technology companies plan to invest a combined $2.5 million and create 140 new jobs in Arkansas.
  • Conway
  • 11 hours, 20 minutes ago
Politics

Ark. senator joins colleagues to introduce bill to lift Cuba travel ban

Ark. senator joins colleagues to introduce bill to lift Cuba travel banU.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) today joined a bipartisan group of colleagues to introduce legislation that would end restrictions on travel to Cuba unfairly imposed on American citizens and legal residents.
  • Politics
  • 11 hours, 26 minutes ago
University of Arkansas

Razorbacks look to get on track against Auburn

Razorbacks look to get on track against AuburnComing off of two road losses to Vanderbilt and Florida, the Arkansas Razorbacks women's basketball team will try to snap out of their 1-6 skid as they take on Auburn at home.
  • University of Arkansas
  • 12 hours, 44 minutes ago
University of Arkansas

Razorbacks baseball holds 2015 media day

Razorbacks baseball holds 2015 media dayThe Arkansas baseball team held its 2015 media day Wednesday afternoon, as head coach Dave Van Horn, assisted coaches and players met with the media to talk about the upcoming season.
  • University of Arkansas
  • 12 hours, 46 minutes ago
Local

1 in custody after Perry Co. homicide

1 in custody after Perry Co. homicideArkansas State Police special agents are investigating the shooting death of a man in Perry County.
  • Local
  • 13 hours, 5 minutes ago
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