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16-year-old charged with murder in Arkansas police officer's death

16-year-old charged with murder in Arkansas police officer's death

Authorities charged a 16-year-old boy with capital murder Wednesday in the fatal shooting of a Newport police officer.

Arkansas man dies of injuries after shed explodes

MONETTE — Authorities say a northeast Arkansas man has died of injuries he suffered in the explosion of a shed that also injured a...

Arkansas agency closes after 50 years of serving community

TEXARKANA — A nonprofit that helped elderly and low-income southwest Arkansas residents for nearly 50 years has been shuttered.

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REX NELSON: Pride of Turkey Scratch

It was May 1940, and cotton was king in the Arkansas Delta. Thousands of sharecroppers and tenant farmers still ...


FRONT BURNER: Fresh pineapple orchestrates chops symphony

I find the aroma of fresh pineapple almost intoxicating. So much so that when I buy fresh pineapples, I ...



Just when did Innocent Reader notice the recurring bad news that this state's treasurer, the (dis)Honorable Dennis Milligan, persists ...





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Razorbacks to open preseason camp in advance of early start to season

FAYETTEVILLE — Bret Bielema has had a busier offseason this year than most compared to his first four at Arkansas, with little of that extra time commitment actually earmarked for football.


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Trump taunts AG again, calls him easy on Clinton

President Donald Trump continued his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday, reviving his campaign call to investigate Hillary Clinton's "crimes" as he criticized Sessions' inaction.

REX NELSON: Pride of Turkey Scratch

It was May 1940, and cotton was king in the Arkansas Delta. Thousands of sharecroppers and tenant farmers still chopped cotton by hand in the summer and picked the white bolls by hand in the fall. Just outside Elaine in Phillips County, Nell and Diamond Helm welcomed a new son that month. They named him Mark Lavon Helm. He later would become known around the world simply as Levon.

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'Fired by tweet:' Troops, veterans react to transgender ban

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former U.S. naval combat-tested officer said she feels angry that President Donald Trump is saying transgender veterans like her should be considered unfit to serve.

Teen pleads not guilty in fatal crash recorded on Instagram

LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — A California teenager pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges of vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving after she lost control of her car while livestreaming on Instagram and recording a crash that killed her younger sister.

Venezuela leader's foes levy new sanctions and fresh strike

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro at home and abroad tried again Wednesday to pressure the socialist leader into halting his plans to rewrite Venezuela's constitution though there was no public sign their efforts were working.

Samsung Electronics logs record profit on memory chip boom

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics reported its all-time high quarterly profit on Thursday as its semiconductor profit surged to a record high thanks to booming demand for memory chips.

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