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Heat advisory set for south Arkansas

Heat advisory set for south Arkansas

A heat advisory is in effect Thursday for south Arkansas, the National Weather Service said. The advisory, in effect from noon to 7 p.m., affects a swath of the state running roughly south of a line from Mena to Arkadelphia to Dumas, forecasters said. In that area, afternoon and ...

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I-30 corridor study wins U.S. approval

A year-long planning study on how to improve the congested Interstate 30 corridor through downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock has won formal federal government approval, state highway officials announced Wednesday.

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$8B road bill for short term clears House

The House voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to shore up federal highway aid for three months and veterans' health care before heading out of town for its August recess without considering a long-term proposal by the Senate.

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Jurors instructed on reasons to spare Colorado gunman's life

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Survivor of shooting that killed her parents is recovering

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A relative says a woman who survived a shooting that killed her parents on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation is recovering after surgery.

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Congress passes 3-month highway, transit aid patch

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent President Barack Obama a three-month bill to keep highway and transit money flowing to states on Thursday, one day before the deadline for a cutoff of funds.

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