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VIDEO: Cedarville coach pleads not guilty to inciting-riot charge

VIDEO: Cedarville coach pleads not guilty to inciting-riot charge

Cedarville’s head football coach entered a not-guilty plea through his lawyer Tuesday on several charges related to an Oct. 16 incident at a game in Elkins.

Man dies after being struck by van outside Little Rock Dixie...

A man was killed Tuesday after stepping in front of an oncoming van in south Little Rock, according to preliminary police informat...

Woman fatally shot, found dead inside Batesville workplace

BATESVILLE — Batesville authorities say they are investigating a shooting that left one woman dead inside the store where she work...

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PHILIP MARTIN: Not rooting for this story

There's no cheering in the press box.


MIKE MASTERSON: Wind-farm advocates

What one group of entrepreneurs hoped would become Arkansas' first energy-generating wind farm alongside Elm Springs west of Springdale ...


JOHN BRUMMETT: A care conundrum

The task force studying the private-option form of Medicaid expansion is warming up to do something else potentially as ...


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Collision causes power outage

A car collided with a utility pole on Cantrell Road near Riverfront Drive at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, knocking out power to a nearby neighborhood.

Hogs win easily to snap losing skid

Arkansas bounced back from two losses in the NIT Season Tip-Off with a resounding win over Northwestern State on Tuesday.


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Wal-Mart launches campaign, gift to fund veterans charity

BENTONVILLE — Wal-Mart plans to give up to $1.5 million to a charity that provides housing for families of veterans who are in military or veteran hospitals.

Names and faces

Trailblazing pop star Pink saw firsthand severely malnourished children during a visit this year to Haiti as a part of a UNICEF program to provide food packets to children in need.

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Governor seeks sentencing fixes

Gov. Asa Hutchinson called Monday for more "teeth" in the state's criminal sentencing guidelines and corrective action to reduce disparity in jail time ordered for the same crime.

Fed prohibits future finance-firm bailouts

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve took the final step to ensure it can't repeat the extraordinary measures taken to rescue American International Group and Bear Stearns in 2008, adopting formal restrictions Monday on its ability to help failing financial firms.

DECEMBER CALENDAR: Season's greetings and treatings

December is the month of Kringles and jingles, the month of highest hopes -- because if reindeer can fly, then why not pigs?

$1.1 trillion in spending now focus of 6 in D.C.

WASHINGTON -- With only two or three weeks left on the 2015 congressional calendar, members of the Arkansas delegation say that passing a spending bill to keep the government running is a top priority.

EDITORIAL: Barbarism on parade

Another day, another report on the barbaric way this state treats its disabled children, in this case autistic kids whose families aren't always told about their mistreatment. That was the word out of the U. S. Department of Education's office of civil rights: "We're seeing injuries of spiral fracture, kids getting injured, kids getting manhandled," said Debra Poulin, legal director of Disability Rights Arkansas. "We see all kinds of crazy things that you just wouldn't really believe."

UA line a finalist for honor

The Arkansas offensive line was named Monday as one of six finalists for the Joe Moore Award, a first-year honor that recognizes the nation's "toughest, most physical offensive line unit."

Timeline of Rio Olympic water testing broken promises

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A timeline of key moments since The Associated Press first reported on contamination of Rio de Janeiro's Olympic waterways:

Modesto man wins $10M lottery minutes after winning $1K

MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — A Modesto man's lucky hunch paid off when he won a $1,000 lottery prize and immediately bought more tickets — winnings $10 million with one of them.

Islamic State group targets gays with brutal public killings

REYHANLI, Turkey (AP) — Before a crowd of men on a street in the Syrian city of Palmyra, the masked Islamic State group judge read out the sentence against the two men convicted of homosexuality: They would be thrown to their deaths from the roof of the nearby Wael Hotel.

Asian stock markets uneven as economic data weighed

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were uneven Wednesday after weakness in U.S. economic data was tempered by an upbeat Australian growth report.

Planned Parenthood shooting: Domestic terrorism? It's knotty

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man accused of killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic brought several guns, ammunition and propane tanks that officials say he assembled around a car.

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