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Politics

'Religious freedom bill' passes committee, opponents want Gov. to veto

'Religious freedom bill' passes committee, opponents want Gov. to vetoThe bill was approved by the state Senate on Friday. On Monday morning, it passed concurred amendments at a House Committee discussion and will now head to the full House.
  • Politics
  • 4 hours, 36 minutes ago
Little Rock

Arkansas Gives to kick off this Thursday

Arkansas Gives to kick off this ThursdayThis coming Thursday is the day set aside for Arkansas Gives, the largest single day of online giving this state has ever attempted.
  • Little Rock
  • 4 hours, 50 minutes ago
Conway

Faulkner County residents happy to hear of recent drug arrests

Faulkner County residents happy to hear of recent drug arrestsTwo drug raids in Faulkner County last week ended in nearly a dozen arrests.
  • Conway
  • 5 hours, 8 minutes ago
Local

Teachers, students adjusting to longer school days

Teachers, students adjusting to longer school daysStudents and teachers were welcomed back from Spring Break with a new, longer schedule.
  • Local
  • 5 hours, 11 minutes ago
Sports

Bobby Portis named AP 2nd team All-American

Bobby Portis named AP 2nd team All-AmericanBobby Portis named AP 2nd team All-American
  • Sports
  • 5 hours, 39 minutes ago
Little Rock

Jermain Taylor pleads not guilty in court

Jermain Taylor pleads not guilty in courtFormer heavyweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor appeared in court on Monday.
  • Little Rock
  • 6 hours, 21 minutes ago
Sports

Former Razorback Patrick Beverley out for the season

Former Razorback Patrick Beverley out for the seasonHouston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley will undergo surgery Tuesday to repair a torn ligament in his left wrist and will miss the remainder of the season.
  • Sports
  • 6 hours, 47 minutes ago
Local

Arkansas House endorses drug screening for benefits bill

Arkansas House endorses drug screening for benefits billSome Arkansans who apply for job-training benefits and other family aid would be forced to take a drug test under a bill backed by the House.
  • Local
  • 7 hours, 33 minutes ago
Life

What is Arkansas Gives?

What is Arkansas Gives?A day of giving is just around the corner with Arkansas Gives. On April 2, Arkansans will join together between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. to grow the love for our state's nonprofit organizations.
  • Life
  • 8 hours ago
Local

Arkansas legislator drops proposal to ban California wine

Arkansas legislator drops proposal to ban California wineAn Arkansas lawmaker who wanted to outlaw California wine in retaliation for the West Coast state's egg regulations says he has pulled the bill and that it's effectively dead.
  • Local
  • 8 hours, 23 minutes ago
Local

Arkansas lawmakers approve abortion information requirements

Arkansas lawmakers approve abortion information requirementsArkansas lawmakers have given final approval to changing the required information a woman receives from a physician before an abortion and to create one of the longest waiting periods in the nation.
  • Local
  • 8 hours, 34 minutes ago
Little Rock

Arkansas Senate rejects bid to take up foreign law ban

Arkansas Senate rejects bid to take up foreign law banThe Arkansas Senate has rejected an effort to take up legislation prohibiting judges in the state from basing any rulings on foreign laws, including Islamic Sharia law.
  • Little Rock
  • 8 hours, 39 minutes ago
News

Toad Suck Daze announces 2015 entertainment line up

Toad Suck Daze announces 2015 entertainment line upToad Suck Daze has announced its 2015 entertainment lineup.
  • News
  • 10 hours, 24 minutes ago
Crime

Dynamite found in car following police chase

Dynamite found in car following police chaseDeputies said dynamite was found in a suspect's car following a police chase.
  • Crime
  • 10 hours, 34 minutes ago
Local

18-wheeler carrying logs overturns; 1 injured

18-wheeler carrying logs overturns; 1 injuredAn 18-wheeler carrying logs overturned in Cabot Monday morning, causing an area to be closed.
  • Local
  • 11 hours, 25 minutes ago
Local

Photos: Protesters of HB1228 gather in Little Rock

Photos: Protesters of HB1228 gather in Little RockProtesters are gathering on the steps of the state Capitol. #HB1228 #THV11
  • Local
  • 11 hours, 37 minutes ago
Crime

Radioactive guage stolen from Arkansas Department of Health

Radioactive guage stolen from Arkansas Department of HealthThe Arkansas Department of Health, Radiation Control Program received notification today that a gauge containing radioactive material has been stolen from a construction site near I-40 West in Northwest Pulaski County, Arkansas.
  • Crime
  • 11 hours, 53 minutes ago
Crime

Former Razorback charged with human trafficking

Former Razorback charged with human traffickingA former Razorback players has been arrested and accused of human trafficking, according to CBS affiliate KFSM.
  • Crime
  • 12 hours, 17 minutes ago
News

Witnesses rescue woman from burning SUV

Witnesses rescue woman from burning SUVHeroic work by three people led to the rescue of a woman and her dog from a burning vehicle Sunday afternoon.
  • News
  • 12 hours, 37 minutes ago
Education

Arkansas Senate panel rejects kindergarten enrollment bill

Arkansas Senate panel rejects kindergarten enrollment billA bill to force school districts to allow some Arkansas children who narrowly miss the age requirement for starting kindergarten to enroll anyway is effectively dead.
  • Education
  • 12 hours, 56 minutes ago
Local

Ark. detention deputy arrested for allegedly supplying contraband

Ark. detention deputy arrested for allegedly supplying contrabandThe Pulaski County Sheriff's Office is investigating a detention deputy who allegedly furnished prohibited articles in the Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility.
  • Local
  • 13 hours, 20 minutes ago
Local

Free mulch available at this Little Rock location

Free mulch available at this Little Rock locationPulaski County will begin giving away free mulch from recent storm debris.
  • Local
  • 13 hours, 53 minutes ago
Life

Lunch hour plans for Thursday, April 2: Arkansas Gives Food Truck Fiesta

Lunch hour plans for Thursday, April 2: Arkansas Gives Food Truck FiestaMark your calendars! On Thursday, April 2, the Arkansas Gives Community Foundation is hosting a Food Truck Fiesta in light of Arkansas Gives.
  • Life
  • 13 hours, 59 minutes ago
Local

Arkansas joint panel approves of $5.2 billion spending plan

Arkansas joint panel approves of $5.2 billion spending planLegislation outlining Arkansas' annual $5.2 billion budget for the coming fiscal year is heading to the House and Senate for votes.
  • Local
  • 14 hours, 5 minutes ago
News

PRCA Rodeo comes to El Paso

PRCA Rodeo comes to El PasoThis weekend, get ready to "Cowboy Up" for the 7th Annual Central Arkansas PRCA Rodeo.
  • News
  • 14 hours, 23 minutes ago
Health

Angelina Jolie's announcement spurs hot discussion on women's health

Angelina Jolie's announcement spurs hot discussion on women's healthMany say Jolie is empowering women to be more health conscious.
  • Health
  • 15 hours, 22 minutes ago
Arkansas

Your ArkansasBusiness.com headlines for Monday

Your ArkansasBusiness.com headlines for MondayData released Friday by the state Department of Workforce Services showed Arkansas' unemployment rate at 5.5 percent in February — that's down a tenth of a percentage point from January.
  • Arkansas
  • 15 hours, 22 minutes ago