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VIDEO: Benton's Triple Threat advances on 'America's Got Talent'

VIDEO: Benton's Triple Threat advances on 'America's Got Talent'

Triple Threat, the singing trio from Benton, made a second appearance on America's Got Talent on Tuesday night, wowing the judges again and earning a spot in the next round of the NBC talent competition show. The group, which consists of singers Caleb Conrad, Tyler Davis and Will...

Police: Investigation continues into 'tragic death' of judge...

The chief of the Hot Springs Police Department said late Tuesday that authorities are continuing to investigate the death of an 18...

I-30 planning study completed

A year-long planning study on how to improve the congested Interstate 30 corridor through downtown Little Rock and North Little Ro...

One dead in officer-involved shooting in Mississippi County

Authorities say a man armed with a knife was fatally shot by a police officer Tuesday night in Manila, which is about 30 miles eas...

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EDITORIAL: PAUL GREENBERG

What's the alternative?

Anyone who criticizes our president's nuclear deal with Iran is bound to be asked: What's the alternative? With the ...

SPORTS: WALLY HALL

Addition of Chavis lifts Aggies, stirs Tigers

Texas A&M kicked off the 2014 college football season on a hot Thursday night in Columbia, S.C., by kicking ...

FOOD: KELLY BRANT

Beef-quinoa tacos cut cost, keep taste

Last week I wrote about how I was inspired to re-examine my grocery spending and look at ways to ...

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Government responds to settlement opponent in pipeline case

LITTLE ROCK — The government has responded to an Arkansas water utility's opposition to the proposed settlement of a lawsuit with Exxon Mobil over a 2013 oil spill in Mayflower.

Goodell sternly upholds Brady's 4-game ban

Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC Championship Game has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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4 NW Arkansas cities top Tech business index

Four Northwest Arkansas cities topped the Arkansas Tech Business Index in May as 16 of the 18 measured municipal economies grew, the university said Wednesday.

Arkansas Weekend: Rock 'n' relief

BLANCHARD SPRINGS CAVERNS — On the parking lot at Blanchard Springs Caverns, 230 feet overhead, the temperature on a sultry summer afternoon hovers in the mid-90s, Jack Schnedler writes in Thursday's Arkansas Weekend section.

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Road group feels need for speed

In light of a dwindling funding source and a federal government stalemate, Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s highway funding working group needs to move with a greater sense of urgency, some members say.

Firm preps staff for Wal-Mart layoffs

Northwest Arkansas recruiting firm Cameron Smith & Associates is preparing its employees for "a surge of phone calls, emails and resumes" related to layoffs at the Wal-Mart Stores Inc. home office in Bentonville.

Fermenting vegetables

Gardens and farmers markets are about to be overflowing with fresh produce, and home cooks are dusting off the Mason jars and pulling out the giant canning pot to "put up" all of this glorious food. But wait! This year, why not do something good for your gut and jump on the probiotics bandwagon by fermenting some of your bounty?

Jewish voice on Hill backs deal with Iran

Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., the longest-serving Jewish member in Congress, said Tuesday that he would support the Iran nuclear accord, lending a voice of approval in a chamber skeptical of the deal.

What was that again?

So the mayor of yet another Arkansas city wants to boost local taxes again. No doubt for much-needed goverment projects, even pet ones. Of course, it's all for the public good. (Aren't all tax increases?) And no doubt the mayor deflected any responsibility of requesting said bump by having a Blue Ribbon Panel explain all the ways the community would benefit. Because, you see, the tax increase would . . . . go toward . . . . surely helping locals . . . . pave streets or improve the courthouse or raise pay for. . . .

Goodell sternly upholds Brady's 4-game ban

Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC Championship Game has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Prosecutors charge teen with murder in death of 8-year-old

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors charged a 15-year-old boy with murder, kidnapping and sexual assault Wednesday in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists complex in a California beach town.

Cathay Pacific airliner makes emergency landing in Aleutians

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777 bound from Hong Kong to Los Angeles International Airport has diverted to a U.S. air base in the Aleutian Islands after smoke was detected on the aircraft.

Taliban leader Mullah Omar, reclusive in life and death

Mullah Mohammad Omar, the secretive head of the Taliban and an al-Qaida ally who led a bloody insurgency against U.S.-led forces, eluded capture for more than a decade in spite of being one of the most-hunted fugitives on Earth.

Boehner backs push to export US crude oil

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says he supports a push by U.S. oil companies to ship their crude oil overseas and lift a decades-long ban on exports.

Feds accuse Philadelphia congressman Fattah of corruption

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah paid off a campaign loan with charitable donations and federal grants, funneled campaign money to pay down his son's student loan debt and disguised a lobbyist's bribe as payment for a car he never sold, prosecutors said Wednesday in announcing a racketeering indictment against the congressman.

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