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ASU hires Broadway as vice president for government relations

ASU hires Broadway as vice president for government relations

Arkansas State University has hired Arkansas Department of Higher Education Director Shane Broadway as its vice president of government relations. Broadway, a former Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives who went on to serve in the state Senate, had been at the Departm...

Fayetteville National Cemetery gets new director

Fayetteville National Cemetery has a new director, according to a news release. Tom Ruck comes from Southern California and is th...
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PAUL GREENBERG

Paul Greenberg

EDITORIAL

What Is Chanukah?

Last night we lit the first candle, for it was the first night of this minor, eight-day Jewish holiday ...

WALLY HALL

Wally Hall

SPORTS

You get what you pay for in college athletics

When the talk started that Bret Bielema was being targeted by Nebraska to be its new head coach, the ...

KELLY BRANT

Kelly Brant

FOOD

Hottie mix stirs up peanuttiest eggnog

Homemade eggnog is a holiday tradition at my house. My aunt Frances' is out-of-this-world-delicious and our extended family Christmas ...

Retailer loses off-clock-pay suit's appeal

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cautioned investors Tuesday that its earnings per share for the fourth quarter could be pared by as much as 6 cents in the wake of a class-action lawsuit ruling in Pennsylvania.

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Last loss weighing on Horns

Texas Coach Charlie Strong described his debut season with the Longhorns as an "up and down" year that ended with an inexplicable dud.

Names and faces

Lou Reed, Green Day, Ringo Starr, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Joan Jett will be welcomed into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of the 2015 class of inductees along with influential blues bandleader Paul Butterfield, R&B singer-songwriter Bill Withers and, for the annual early influence inductee, doo-wop group the "5" Royales.

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$4M paid for poor job, DHS concedes

The Arkansas Department of Human Services paid an information-technology company more than $4 million for services it failed to perform, according to testimony at a legislative hearing Tuesday.

Retailer loses off-clock-pay suit's appeal

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cautioned investors Tuesday that its earnings per share for the fourth quarter could be pared by as much as 6 cents in the wake of a class-action lawsuit ruling in Pennsylvania.

Rediscovered recipes bake up treasured treats

I never met Cora Chacey, but I know two things about her: She liked to make sweet things, and she gave credit where it was due.

Year's health site sign-ups near 2.5 million

Sign-ups under President Barack Obama's health care law surged last week, driven by a deadline for getting covered by Jan. 1, officials said Tuesday. Unlike last year, the healthcare.gov website was working well.

What's the big deal?

Last week the papers were overflowing with stories about a Senate committee's report on the Central Intelligence Agency's use of torture to extract information from terrorists--known or just suspected terrorists.

Last loss weighing on Horns

Texas Coach Charlie Strong described his debut season with the Longhorns as an "up and down" year that ended with an inexplicable dud.

14 charged in deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak

BOSTON (AP) — Mold and bacteria were in the air and on workers' gloved fingertips. Pharmacists used expired ingredients, didn't properly sterilize them and failed to test drugs for purity before sending them to hospitals and pain clinics. Employees falsified logs to make it look as if the so-called clean rooms had been disinfected.

Draft UN resolution targets Israeli occupation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Jordan has submitted a draft resolution on ending Israel's occupation of Palestinian lands captured in 1967 to the U.N. Security Council for a possible vote.

Cubans cheer historic renewal of US relations

HAVANA (AP) — Bells tolled in celebration and teachers halted lessons midday as President Raul Castro told his country Wednesday that Cuba was restoring relations with the United States after more than a half-century of hostility.

Amid scrutiny, Uber says it will focus more on safety

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Uber promises to focus on rider safety amid increasing concerns that its drivers are not adequately screened for past criminal convictions.

AP source: US probe links NKorea to Sony hacking

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official says federal investigators have now connected the Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. hacking to North Korea and are expected to make an announcement in the near future.

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Uncorked: Serving good wine and saving a dime

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