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Lawman injured in overnight shooting in Little Rock

Lawman injured in overnight shooting in Little Rock

An officer assigned to a Drug Enforcement Administration task force was injured in a shooting early Thursday morning in Little Rock. Little Rock Police Department spokesman Lt. Steve McClanahan said the officer, whose name wasn't released, has already been treated and released fo...

Teen fatally struck crossing I-30 in Benton

A 19-year-old pedestrian from Malvern was fatally struck by a vehicle Wednesday evening on westbound Interstate 30, authorities sa...

Plan to remove Forrest statue from Memphis park moves ahead

MEMPHIS — Plans to remove the statue and gravesite of Confederate cavalryman Nathan Bedford Forrest from a Memphis park are moving...
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JOHN BRUMMETT

EDITORIAL

Asa acts responsibly

Today's column may ruin Gov. Asa Hutchinson politically. But the truth must be told.

BRYAN HENDRICKS

SPORTS

Richenback left rich legacy in his wake

When I met Butch Richenback many years ago, the first thing I noticed was the throng of children that ...

PAUL GREENBERG

EDITORIAL

The talented Senator Paul

The movie The Talented Mr. Ripley tends to stay with anyone fascinated by how we acquire and maintain and ...

Benton debuts new mascot, Ben

BENTON — The aim of Benton's new official mascot, Ben, is twofold: bring a smile to people's faces and economic development to the Saline County city he represents.

Business news in brief

State pork units part of $1.45B JBS sale JBS USA Pork has agreed to purchase Cargill's U.S.-based pork business for $1.45 billion, an acquisition that includes a feed mill and two hog farms in Arkansas.

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Trojans logos: It's all about location

Chris Curry didn't have any grand plans when he ordered UALR's baseball uniforms last fall.

MovieStyle: 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl'

The winner of the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival shows up in theaters this week, a couple of days after the cineplexes have been stormed by Ah-nuld and Channing Tatum.

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2 shot in LR awarded medals

The parents of a slain soldier stood shoulder to shoulder, grasping hands, as they were presented a Purple Heart medal Wednesday on their son's behalf.

Airlines' seat talks draw U.S. scrutiny

The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press.

THE WEEKEND TEN

1 BOOM Little Rock's River Market, along and north of President Clinton Avenue, will buzz with music, games and fireworks during the annual Pops on the River celebration, noon-10 p.m. Saturday.

Restore trade with Cubans, Obama urges

President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to follow his decision to reopen the American Embassy in Havana by lifting the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba.

It's all Israel's fault

It may be the most familiar, and the most predictable, story in the day's news. It is certainly one of the most recurrent. It's a wonder newspapers don't just keep it in type and save themselves the trouble of having to rephrase the headline or change the dateline. ("Palestinians press court on Israel/ War-crimes files handed over at the Hague; inquiry sought"--Page 2A, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, June 26, 2015)

Trojans logos: It's all about location

Chris Curry didn't have any grand plans when he ordered UALR's baseball uniforms last fall.

Train derailment, fire prompts evacuation in Tennessee

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A car on a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting the evacuation of thousands of people within a 2-mile radius.

Judge awards $134M in suit over death, injury of soldiers

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge in Utah has awarded $134.2 million to an American solider injured in Afghanistan and the widow of another soldier killed there in a lawsuit filed against a Canadian man who pleaded guilty in a grenade attack involving the two soldiers when he was 15.

The Latest: Greek party: Media biased in referendum coverage

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):

The Latest: Greek party: Media biased in referendum coverage

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):

Hollywood, hedge fund heavies giving to Clinton super PAC

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York hedge fund billionaire George Soros and Hollywood director Steven Spielberg are among the biggest donors to a super PAC backing Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential run, according to a super PAC official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss fundraising.

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