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Report: Former state senator tested positive for meth after drunken-driving arrest

Report: Former state senator tested positive for meth after drunken-driving arrest

CONWAY — Former state Sen. Gilbert Baker tested positive for methamphetamine after he was stopped for drunken driving in Conway last month, a toxicology report released Wednesday shows.

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Years in the making

Once I had the rare opportunity to watch a presidential debate in the company of Bill and Hillary Clinton.


Power Five coaches better watch their backs

It is very early in the college football season, but already things are shaping up for a tidal wave ...


Journey armed lawyer for career

Amid the commotion of 18 pheasant hunters and nearly as many bird dogs, Coleson Bruce hears only the quiet ...



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Sheriff's office: Dollar General clerk robbed at gunpoint in Arkansas

A clerk was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night by two men while attempting to lock the door to an Arkansas convenience store at closing time, according to authorities.

Patching a hole

Arkansas has held 15 of its past 17 opponents to fewer rushing yards than that team's season average.


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'15 data: Incomes in state up 1.6:

Arkansans saw their incomes rise in 2015, but not as dramatically as the rest of the nation, the White House said Wednesday.

WATCH: Video shows deer trying to jump inside SUV that hit it

HOWELL, N.J. — A deer that was hit by an SUV in New Jersey wasn't going down without a fight.

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Wells Fargo CEO to forfeit $41M

Wells Fargo & Co. Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf will forgo more than $41 million of stock and salary as the bank's board investigates how employees opened legions of bogus accounts for customers.

Post-debate rivals look ahead: Trump reassesses, Clinton says course set

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Donald Trump said Tuesday that he may hit Democratic rival Hillary Clinton harder in their next encounter and that her efforts to get under his skin during their first debate didn't work.

In his own words

"Here's hoping the man is just playing the expectations game and has been working behind the scenes like he wants the job. This isn't reality TV any longer. It's reality on TV. The American people have a difficult choice to make in November--a choice that few seem happy with. They deserve to have their candidates prepared and ready to answer questions on small matters like life and death, foreign wars, terrorism, jobs back home and violence in our streets. Labor Day was weeks ago. Even by historical standards in this Republic, it's time to get busy and take the campaign seriously. We the People deserve to have the candidates in both major parties giving it their best. Trying, at least."

Patching a hole

Arkansas has held 15 of its past 17 opponents to fewer rushing yards than that team's season average.

California officer guns down man in 'shooting stance'

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The fatal police shooting of a black man who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a "shooting stance" happened about a minute after officers in a San Diego suburb arrived where a distraught man was reportedly walking in traffic, a police spokesman said Wednesday.

Alabama chief justice waits for judgment day on keeping job

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore — famously removed from office 13 years ago for refusing to remove a Ten Commandments display — appeared before a judicial disciplinary panel Wednesday to answer accusations that he urged defiance of the federal courts again: This time on gay marriage.

Pakistan: Indian fire kills 2 Pakistani soldiers in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military says that Indian troops have killed two of its soldiers on the Pakistani side of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir in an "unprovoked" attack.

Clinton vows to retaliate against foreign hackers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is vowing anew to respond to foreign hacking the same as any other attack against the United States. When she openly blamed Russia for recent U.S. cyber break-ins, Donald Trump wondered whether to blame overseas governments or overweight hackers working from home.

Congress tied up in partisan knots over the most basic duty

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acutely partisan and all but dysfunctional, Congress has completed its most elementary task after an intense weekslong struggle, finalizing a deal to fund the government just days ahead of a shutdown deadline.

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