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Comcast scraps Time Warner Cable takeover

Comcast scraps Time Warner Cable takeover

Comcast confirmed Friday that it had called off its $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable, aborting its plans to create a national cable company with unprecedented control over the future of the country's television and broadband markets. The deal would have joined the countr...

Needs $167M boost in rates, Entergy says

Entergy Arkansas, the state's largest utility, is seeking a $167 million increase in its rates, the firm said Friday in a filing w...

Buffalo basin's hog-farm ban extended

The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission approved a third 180-day ban on new medium or large hog farms in the Buffalo...

Medicaid heat is put on 4 states

MIAMI -- President Barack Obama's administration is dialing up the pressure on four states that have resisted expanding Medicaid c...
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On I-430, lane tape is sticky issue

O Mahatma Who Finds Answers to Simple Questions: The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has recently tried to re-stripe ...

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Failing trust and justice

Nearly all the expert technicians with the FBI's forensic unit presented inaccurate or bogus evidence in most court cases ...

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Wallace finds himself on good path

Bret Bielema benefits bringing a tradition of the bygone Bobby Petrino era into the Arkansas Razorbacks' future.

Buffalo basin's hog-farm ban extended

The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission approved a third 180-day ban on new medium or large hog farms in the Buffalo National River watershed with no dissent Friday at the commission's monthly meeting.

Needs $167M boost in rates, Entergy says

Entergy Arkansas, the state's largest utility, is seeking a $167 million increase in its rates, the firm said Friday in a filing with the Arkansas Public Service Commission.

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Robin Hood leaves LR audience richer

The Legend of Robin Hood rained arrows and hit the target on a thunderous Friday night's opening at the Arkansas Arts Center Children's Theatre in Little Rock.

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Buffalo basin's hog-farm ban extended

The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission approved a third 180-day ban on new medium or large hog farms in the Buffalo National River watershed with no dissent Friday at the commission's monthly meeting.

Needs $167M boost in rates, Entergy says

Entergy Arkansas, the state's largest utility, is seeking a $167 million increase in its rates, the firm said Friday in a filing with the Arkansas Public Service Commission.

Clash of faiths

In the United States, which has been referred to as the "great melting pot" for generations, it should come as no surprise that with all these different kinds of people has come practically as many ways of believing in a higher power.

Medicaid heat is put on 4 states

MIAMI -- President Barack Obama's administration is dialing up the pressure on four states that have resisted expanding Medicaid coverage for their low-income residents under the federal health care overhaul.

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Nepal quake: Hundreds dead, history crumbled, Everest shaken

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 718 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest. It was the worst tremor to hit the poor South Asian nation in over 80 years.

Questions after Indiana school stage collapse injures 16

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The superintendent of an Indiana school district where a stage collapsed, injuring 16 high school students when they plunged into an orchestra pit, said Friday that the section that gave way was only a few years old, but it's unclear whether it was ever subject to inspection.

Nepal quake: Hundreds dead, history crumbled, Everest shaken

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 718 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest. It was the worst tremor to hit the poor South Asian nation in over 80 years.

Starbucks: Computer outage fixed; stores reopen Saturday

SEATTLE (AP) — A computer outage hit thousands of Starbucks stores, and some gave away free drinks before many closed early to the dismay of caffeine-craving patrons.

Japan's war history will shadow PM's US visit next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seventy years after the end of World War II, Japan wants to look to the future but can't shake off its past. When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits the U.S. next week, he will be promoting a regional free trade pact and stronger defense ties with America as his government loosens the shackles of Japan's pacifist constitution.

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