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President gives state disaster funds OK

President gives state disaster funds OK

President Barack Obama declared 38 counties in Arkansas as federal disaster areas Friday, allowing them funds to clean up damages left by flooding, tornadoes and storms from Dec. 23 to Jan. 23 that killed three Arkansans.

Nativity plaintiffs awarded legal fees

A federal judge on Friday awarded more than $52,000 to attorneys who successfully challenged the placement of a Nativity scene on ...

$280,000 salary at DHS has lawmakers talking

Arkansas' House and Senate leaders support Gov. Asa Hutchinson's plan to boost the salary of the state Department of Human Service...

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Record profit predicted for '16, Tyson chief says

Tyson Foods projected record profit for the year, citing a sharp drop in feed and livestock costs that offset falling revenue this quarter, before its annual shareholder meeting in Springdale on Friday.

NFL raids Hogs again

Arkansas running backs coach Jemal Singleton has agreed to take the same position with the Indianapolis Colts after spending one season with the Razorbacks.

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Record profit predicted for '16, Tyson chief says

Tyson Foods projected record profit for the year, citing a sharp drop in feed and livestock costs that offset falling revenue this quarter, before its annual shareholder meeting in Springdale on Friday.

Staples wows fans, Takes Them There

Grammy-award-winning R&B/gospel singer Mavis Staples can charm a crowd with her teasing-nurturing manner of a favorite granny or aunt, greeting the folks on the front row and cooing over a youngster.

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Record profit predicted for '16, Tyson chief says

Tyson Foods projected record profit for the year, citing a sharp drop in feed and livestock costs that offset falling revenue this quarter, before its annual shareholder meeting in Springdale on Friday.

Job growth slows down in January

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, employers raised pay and the unemployment rate dipped to 4.9 percent, the Labor Department said Friday.

Praying the Scriptures

As the season of Lent begins next week, many Christians will give up something as a gesture of penitence. Others will delve more deeply into a spiritual discipline or take up a new one, such as fasting, journal writing or a specific prayer practice.

No recount, Iowa Democrats say

Democratic Party officials in Iowa say they can't do a recount of Monday's presidential caucus results between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, even if they thought it was appropriate. And both candidates, in their debate Thursday night, said it was no big deal.

Stick it to the man

A polite name for it would have been racial blackmail except that its practitioners--establishment types all--would have been much too well-bred to call it that. To quote the attorney general of the United States at the time, The Hon. Nicholas Katzenbach, the country could expect racial riots in "30 or 40" American cities if Congress balked at passing President Lyndon Johnson's civil-rights program.

NFL raids Hogs again

Arkansas running backs coach Jemal Singleton has agreed to take the same position with the Indianapolis Colts after spending one season with the Razorbacks.

11 dead, hundreds rescued as strong quake rattles Taiwan

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers raced to find additional survivors after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday and collapsed a building in a high-rise residential complex, killing at least 11 people and injuring hundreds.

Tampa police: 1 dead, 7 injured in shooting at club

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa police say a shooting at a strip club has left one person dead and seven others injured.

Seoul: N. Korea moves up rocket launch window to Feb. 7-14

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has moved up the window of its planned long-range rocket launch to Feb. 7-14, South Korea's Defense Ministry said Saturday. The launch, which the North says is an effort to send a satellite into orbit, would be in defiance of repeated warnings by outside governments who suspect it is a banned test of ballistic missile technology.

Citigroup blocks fantasy sports transactions in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — As daily fantasy sports websites face increased legal scrutiny, the world's biggest credit-card lender is blocking transactions by New York residents on the country's two biggest sites.

Trump returns to debate stage; Rubio to face onslaught

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) — An aggrieved Donald Trump returns to the debate stage Saturday night hoping to find his way into the winner's circle in New Hampshire, while a rising Marco Rubio looks to fend off an onslaught of attacks from his rivals.

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