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After SEC plea, Arkansas panel advances measure exempting sporting events from gun law

After SEC plea, Arkansas panel advances measure exempting sporting events from gun law

LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas House committee advanced a measure to exempt college sporting events from a state law allowing guns after the Southeastern Conference appealed for guns to be banned from facilities such as football stadiums.

Arkansas sheriff's deputy suspended as part of state police ...

An Arkansas sheriff’s deputy is on paid administrative leave as part of an ongoing investigation, according to authorities.

Ex-Arkansas teacher, coach accused of sexually assaulting hi...

A former Arkansas high school teacher and coach is accused of sexually assaulting a female student, a prosecuting attorney says.

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Website ranks 2 Arkansas metro areas on list of nation's fattest cities

Great news, Little Rock/North Little Rock/Conway. You too, Fayetteville/Springdale/Rogers.

EDITORIAL: JOHN BRUMMETT

JOHN BRUMMETT: What matters: Headlines

We are burdened with a preposterously egoman-iacal second-place president who is concerned mostly about the superficial appearances of his ...

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MIKE MASTERSON: ‘Clearly malfeasant’

A former 30-year veteran of the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (wheeze) has written an explosive letter claiming malfeasance ...

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Arkansas Senate OKs bill keeping hybrid Medicaid expansion

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Senate has approved keeping the state's hybrid Medicaid expansion another year after Republican efforts to repeal and replace the federal health law that created the program failed in Congress.

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Home BancShares to buy Florida bank

Home BancShares, owner of Centennial Bank branches in four states, announced plans Monday to purchase Stonegate Bank of Pompano Beach, Fla.

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Home BancShares to buy Florida bank

Home BancShares, owner of Centennial Bank branches in four states, announced plans Monday to purchase Stonegate Bank of Pompano Beach, Fla.

Website ranks 2 Arkansas metro areas on list of nation's fattest cities

Great news, Little Rock/North Little Rock/Conway. You too, Fayetteville/Springdale/Rogers.

Democrats in House seek Nunes' recusal

WASHINGTON -- Top House Democrats on Monday called for the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee to recuse himself from the panel's investigation into Russian meddling in the presidential election, saying there's mounting evidence that he's too close to President Donald Trump.

JOHN BRUMMETT: What matters: Headlines

We are burdened with a preposterously egoman-iacal second-place president who is concerned mostly about the superficial appearances of his self-imagined grandiosity.

Bielema: Offseason good sign for spring

Bret Bielema expects to have five good weeks of spring practice, and part of the reason why is the indicators he picked up on during an eight-week program.

Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aid

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world's top emergency donor.

Man going to LGBT event pleads not guilty to weapons charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Indiana man who told police he was headed to a gay pride event in California and was found with a loaded assault rifle and chemicals mixed and ready to explode in his car has pleaded not guilty to weapons charges.

Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aid

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world's top emergency donor.

Easing coal rules unlikely to make US energy independent

DALLAS (AP) — The Trump administration is gutting Obama-era regulations opposed by the coal industry, but the strategy isn't likely to have much effect on U.S. energy independence.

Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down

WASHINGTON (AP) — Potential White House entanglement in Congress' investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election brought new cries of protest from Democrats on Tuesday as fresh political allegations clouded the probe.

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