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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 at Saline Memor...

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...
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Asa acts responsibly

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



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 ...



The talented Senator Paul

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

Hutchinson appoints 3 to Education Board

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday announced three new appointees to vacant positions on the Arkansas Board of Education.

Veterans agriculture initiative launched

The Arkansas Agriculture Department and the Department of Veterans Affairs launched a new initiative Thursday that aims to help veteran-owned businesses thrive, and draw Arkansas veterans to careers in agriculture.

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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.


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.

Obama's counterterrorism policy facing mounting criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the CIA's Counterterrorism Center, it was a cause for celebration: Meticulous intelligence analysis backed by Hellfire missiles had paid off, once again.

Fraternity tied to racist chant hires diversity director

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The fraternity connected to a racist video featuring University of Oklahoma students that surfaced this spring announced Thursday that it has hired a director of diversity and inclusion.

The case for Greece: when it forgave Germany's debt

LONDON (AP) — Forgiving debt, if done right, can get an economy back on its feet.

US stocks slip on mixed US jobs report, Greek fears

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended a tumultuous trading week with slight losses Thursday as investors sought safety ahead of an extended holiday weekend.

Jim Webb, Iraq war critic in Senate, running for president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jim Webb, a decorated Vietnam veteran and accomplished novelist who became a fierce critic of the Iraq war in the Senate, announced Thursday that he's challenging Hillary Rodham Clinton and other rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination.


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