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July one of the coolest on record for Little Rock

July one of the coolest on record for Little Rock

UPDATE: The temperature in Little Rock reached 73 before noon, surpassing the lowest high temperature in July record set originally in 1880 and tied earlier this month. Forecasters initially thought a rainy system and cloud cover Thursday could keep temperatures as low as the upp...

Bryant couple robbed at gunpoint in home

Police say three men invaded a Bryant home on Wednesday and robbed a married couple at gunpoint. Bryant police responded at 4:40 p...

Cities to answer state's want ad for new prison

LITTLE ROCK — Cities and counties throughout Arkansas are deciding whether to join the running for a proposed $100 million maximum...

Miscommunication led to attempted-kidnapping report

After investigating a possible attempted kidnapping last week, Benton police determined there was no cause for charging a man who ...
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JOHN BRUMMETT

John Brummett

EDITORIAL

Asa's taxing situation

If Asa Hutchinson could take two, then you ought to be able to take at least one.

WALLY HALL

Wally Hall

SPORTS

Summerall Classic had the best of everything

About three hours before registration began a handful of people showed up Monday with energy and enthusiasm .

BRYAN HENDRICKS

Bryan Hendricks

SPORTS

Litter trashes beauty of wild places

People that read this column surely don't litter, but the haints that despoil our public areas really need to ...

Beebe: No special election for state Senate seat

Gov. Mike Beebe won't call a special election to fill the state Senate seat of a lawmaker stepping down to take a lobbying job with the University of Arkansas system, the governor's office announced Thursday.

ArcBest profit surges in 2nd quarter

Fort Smith-based ArcBest Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $17.2 million, or 63 cents per share, a 251 percent increase from $4.9 million, or 18 cents per share, the year before.

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LR Marathon registration opens Friday

Registration for the Little Rock Marathon will open at 10 a.m. Friday, race officials announced Thursday.

MovieStyle: Guardians not your typical superhero movie

The big noise you just heard was Guardians of the Galaxy landing in theaters all over Arkansas. And the latest next installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is, if nothing else, a huge departure from the conventional superhero movie.

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Everyone listed in PACs was notified, Baker says

Former state Sen. Gilbert Baker said under oath that despite reports to the contrary, he believes he contacted everyone he was supposed to notify before listing their names on several political action committees that have since become mired in contention surrounding campaign contributions to Circuit Judge Michael Maggio.

4% jump in GDP reported

The nation's gross domestic product rose at a 4 percent annualized rate from April through June after shrinking a revised 2.1 percent in the first quarter, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.

THE WEEKEND TEN

1 FOOD Little Rock's chefs will trot out some of their best temptations during Little Rock Restaurant Month beginning Friday.

Gaza market hit; earlier 17 die at school

Israeli strikes hit a crowded shopping area in Gaza City on Wednesday, hours after tank shells tore through the walls of a United Nations school crowded with war refugees in the deadliest of a series of attacks that pushed the Palestinian death toll above 1,360.

Death by ... state

The death penalty has been back in the news. Does it ever go away? The whole subject is as persistent as . . . conscience. For of all the things the state does for (or to) its citizens, taking a life is surely the gravest, the most solemn--and irreversible. It's final.

Score one for defense

Joe Cauthen has always been involved with defense, but he understands that college football values yards and points over tackles and sacks these days.

3-day Gaza cease-fire goes into effect

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip went into effect Friday following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting that killed 17 Palestinians and five Israeli soldiers.

WWI aviation still alive at aerodrome in New York

RHINEBECK, N.Y. (AP) — There's still a place where buzzing biplanes swoop in pursuit of German triplanes, where pilots in open cockpits let their scarves flutter in the wind.

3-day Gaza cease-fire goes into effect

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip went into effect Friday following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting that killed 17 Palestinians and five Israeli soldiers.

Asia stocks dip on Dow drop, China data cuts loss

HONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stock markets dipped on Friday following a big sell-off on Wall Street but losses were limited by optimistic reports on China's economy.

Cantor tells newspaper he'll resign in August

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor tells a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.

COLUMNISTS

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Asa's taxing situation

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Like It Is: Summerall Classic had the best of everything

Bryan Hendricks:

Arkansas Sportsman: Litter trashes beauty of wild places

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The TV Column: Arkansan among 12 on Quest to be fantasy hero

Paul Greenberg:

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