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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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Bike ahead in Conway: Pass at all?

Sir: In Conway there are many streets that are two lanes, no shoulders, and striped as no passing. That ...

EDITORIAL: MIKE MASTERSON

Honest measures

I doubt many folks in Arkansas know Russell Langston ... well, at least not personally. But I'll bet nearly ...

STYLE: JANET CARSON

IN THE GARDEN

Q I have never seen this addressed, so I'm seeking information on the subject of pre-emergent herbicide. How is ...

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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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3 face charges in beating of deer

A Feb. 16 court date has been set in Stuttgart District Court for three Georgia men facing charges stemming from an investigation into a video that showed a live deer being beaten repeatedly in the head with a heavy textbook in the back seat of a car as it traveled on U.S. 165 near Stuttgart.

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.

N. Korea praises launch, others see as covert missile test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of ballistic missile technology.

Oregon police officer shot while serving warrant on suspect

SEASIDE, Ore. (AP) — A police officer in Seaside, Oregon, was fatally shot as he was serving an arrest warrant Friday night, authorities said.

Taiwan rescuers find signs of life in quake rubble

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers on Sunday found signs of life within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow earthquake in southern Taiwan that killed at least 19 people, as families anxiously waited on site.

Portugal buys 50 percent of TAP airline for $2.1 million

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Portuguese government says it has agreed to buy 50 percent of the country's carrier TAP Air Portugal for 1.9 million euros ($2.1 million).

AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Viewers of the latest Republican presidential debate didn't get a straight story from the candidates on U.S. taxes vs. the world, the state of the health insurance marketplace under "Obamacare" or what might happen if that law is taken away.

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