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Bank of America in downtown LR robbed

Bank of America in downtown LR robbed

Police on scene say the Bank of America in downtown Little Rock was robbed Friday morning. Detectives were on the scene at the branch, which sits on the ground floor of the Bank of America tower at 200 W. Capitol Ave., questioning employees and looking for evidence after the 9:30...

SUV overturns on I-40; one killed, two hurt

A driver was killed and two passengers hurt early Friday when a sport utility vehicle overturned on Interstate 40 in Crittenden Co...

Shoe company laying off 56 in Hot Springs

HOT SPRINGS — A shoe company says more than half its work force at a Hot Springs manufacturing facility will be laid off, leaving ...
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WALLY HALL

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At least Pennell will have his guys at UCA

Not sure in all my years as a sports columnist that I’ve heard of a new coach dismissing all ...

RICHARD DAVENPORT

Richard Davenport

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Former Maumelle guard turning heads in Dallas

Dallas Prime Prep Academy sophomore guard Deshawn Williams is coming back home to play in the Real Deal in ...

THOMAS SOWELL

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Another statistical fraud

The “war on women” political slogan is in fact a war against common sense. It is a statistical fraud ...

One dead after 'cutting' report at LR apartment

A man is dead after a call initially reported as a cutting Friday morning at a downtown Little Rock apartment building.

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Arkansas' unemployment rate falls to 6.9%

Arkansas' unemployment rate fell to 6.9 percent in March, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 7.1 percent in February, the state Department of Workforce Services said Friday.

Title of new Hillary Clinton book: 'Hard Choices'

WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton's forthcoming book will be called "Hard Choices," a title that reflects how the potential 2016 presidential candidate may try to define her record as President Barack Obama's secretary of state while she considers another White House campaign.

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Private-option tab at $496 per client

The cost of providing coverage to Medicaid recipients under Arkansas’ so-called private option has continued to rise, with the state paying insurance companies just over $490 per client in premiums and cost-sharing subsidies this month.

Soon, money transfers by Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced Thursday that it’s getting into the domestic money-transfer business, using lower fees and a simplified process to undercut competitors Western Union Inc. and MoneyGram International Inc., which already offers money-transfer services in Wal-Mart’s 4,000 U.S. stores.

Obama: Haul for health law hits 8 million

Eight million people signed up for insurance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in the law’s first year, President Barack Obama said Thursday, declaring that Republicans should stop trying to repeal the measure and work to improve it instead.

Let them eat cake

Fruits, Nuts and Bagels. An institution may provide fruit, nuts and bagels to a student-athlete at any time.

Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Dashing hopes of progress raised by a diplomatic deal in Geneva, pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said Friday they will not leave them until the country's interim government resigns.

Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Family members and friends of the police officer authorities say was killed by the Boston Marathon bombing suspects are honoring him a year later.

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets, where broken windows and debris fell, but there were no early reports of major damage or casualties.

Unemployment rates fall in 21 US states last month

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery.

UK opposition party hires top Obama adviser

LONDON (AP) — Britain's opposition Labour Party has recruited David Axelrod — a key figure behind Barack Obama's two presidential victories — to help with its leader's election bid next year.

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LIKE IT IS: At least Pennell will have his guys at UCA

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