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Plea for peace marks pope’s Easter sermon

Plea for peace marks pope’s Easter sermon

VATICAN CITY - Marking Christianity’s most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria, and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home. More than 1...

5 women seek top police job

Only a sliver of the 15,000 licensed and sworn officers in the state call a woman “chief.” But a handful of candidates seeking to ...

Obama wants to cut Fulbright program

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has proposed cutting 13 percent of funding from an international education exchange program na...

Two injured in shots fired in Pine Bluff lot

One man was shot and another hit by shattered glass when shots rang out in a Pine Bluff parking lot Sunday night. No arrests have ...

One teen killed, another hurt in ATV wreck

One teen was killed and another injured Sunday after an all-terrain vehicle hit a tree in El Dorado. Arkansas State Police say it ...
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PHILIP MARTIN

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When she thinks of Easter

When she thinks of Easter she remembers the mule and the long walk to town, the dirt road and ...

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER

EDITORIAL

The zealots win again

The debate over campaign contributions is never-ending for a simple reason: Both sides of the argument have merit. On ...

BRADLEY GITZ

EDITORIAL

Pull race cards from deck

With an unpopular president suffering from a debilitating bout of second-term blues, Democrats are apparently going all in on ...

Teen held as adult in robbery of Little Rock gas station

A 17-year-old will be charged as an adult in the armed robbery of a Little Rock gas station, according to a police report.

Razorbacks battered, bruised … triumphant

The Arkansas Razorbacks took some shots from Vanderbilt on Sunday.

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Cash-poor nonprofits get websites

As volunteers and others affiliated with Tri Cycle Farms labored to complete a project on a picture-perfect spring Saturday, organization founder Don Bennett found himself sitting behind a computer more than 30 miles away from the action.

TV news shows

Lineup of guests for today’s TV news shows: ABC’s This Week — Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas ; retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. 8 a.m., KATV, Channel 7, Little Rock.

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5 women seek top police job

Only a sliver of the 15,000 licensed and sworn officers in the state call a woman “chief.” But a handful of candidates seeking to replace Little Rock’s outgoing chief of police wants to change that.

DNA screening speeds superseed creation

WOODLAND, Calif. — Alan Krivanek, a tomato breeder for Monsanto, dons a white protective suit, wipes his feet on a mat of disinfectant and enters a greenhouse to survey 80,000 seedlings.

Study compares walking to elliptical

Walking and ellipticaling (which, if it is a word, should not be) are similar in some respects and quite different in others.

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John Paul Stevens, who retired from the Supreme Court in 2010, said he believes it’s appropriate for justices to factor in politics when weighing a decision to step aside, adding that “you have to have an interest in who’s going to fill your shoes.”

When she thinks of Easter

When she thinks of Easter she remembers the mule and the long walk to town, the dirt road and her brothers — all gone now. She thinks of her mother and her father, and how at nearly 80 she is an orphan.

Razorbacks battered, bruised … triumphant

The Arkansas Razorbacks took some shots from Vanderbilt on Sunday.

USDA establishes rural business investment program

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Monday a new $150 million program designed to provide investment capital to help small agriculture-related start-up business in rural areas with cash needed to expand.

US justices hear arguments in Argentina debt case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments Monday in Argentina's decade-long battle with holders of its defaulted bonds.

Stocks edge higher as major earnings week starts

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are edging higher as another big week for company earnings begins.

Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Monday launched a high-profile visit to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to Ukraine and push for urgent implementation of an international agreement aimed at de-escalating tensions even as violence continues.

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When she thinks of Easter

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COLUMNISTS: The zealots win again

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PRACTICALLY ACTIVE: Pick yourself up, dust yourself off, get back at it

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