Subscribe Register Login

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 5:52 a.m.
U.S. inmates urged to seek early release

U.S. inmates urged to seek early release

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama’s administration is encouraging some nonviolent federal prisoners to apply for early release. It’s an effort to deal with high costs and overcrowding in prisons, and also a matter of fairness, the government said. On Wednesday, the U.S. Justi...

Enrollee ages lifted private-option tab

A higher-than-expected average age of enrollees is the primary reason the cost of the state’s so-called private-option Medicaid pr...

Award wrong, too big, juror soon told Maggio

CONWAY - Shortly after a Faulkner County jury unanimously agreed on a $5.2 million judgment against a Greenbrier nursing home, a j...
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

JOHN BRUMMETT

John Brummett

EDITORIAL

Not the threat they say

So we confront today the latest news on our private-option form of Medicaid expansion. Our waiver from the federal ...

WALLY HALL

Wally Hall

SPORTS

SEC East isn’t gaining any ground on West

One final comment, at least for now, before addressing how spring practices went for the SEC Eastern Division teams.

BRYAN HENDRICKS

Bryan Hendricks

SPORTS

Slow day for seeing the gobblers

I got some turkeys to gobble at Lafayette County Wildlife Management Area on Monday, so I consider the hunt ...

Enrollee ages lifted private-option tab

A higher-than-expected average age of enrollees is the primary reason the cost of the state’s so-called private-option Medicaid program is running above projections, a consultant to the Arkansas Department of Human Services found.

Big crowds, bright skies

The Arkansas Travelers went down in order seven times Wednesday afternoon.

Featured Galleries

Wal-Mart’s McMillon paid $25.3 million in fiscal 2014

Wal-Mart’s top earner for the retailer’s 2014 fiscal year is new President and Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon, whose total compensation package doubled to $25.3 million, according to a Wednesday filing with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.

Good things brewing at BJ’s

BJ’s Restaurant Brewhouse’s website states its vision: “To be the very definition of ‘WOW’ for the casual dining experience.

Latest Videos

7 make shortlist for LR police chief

Little Rock officials released a list Tuesday afternoon of the seven remaining candidates to replace outgoing Police Chief Stuart Thomas.

Landers, athletes work on car pact

Steve Landers said Wednesday that he is in negotiations with baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez and former National Basketball Association great Karl Malone to form an auto group.

Good things brewing at BJ’s

BJ’s Restaurant Brewhouse’s website states its vision: “To be the very definition of ‘WOW’ for the casual dining experience.

Convicted leaker Manning granted name change in jail

An Army private convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks took a step Wednesday toward living as a woman when a Kansas judge granted a petition to change her name to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.

How this racket works

THE STATE’S official, permanent, legalized and constitutionalized numbers racket keeps running into trouble with the number that counts most to those ceaselessly trying to promote it: how many college scholarships it can hand out. Which is the high-minded rationale for the lottery.

Big crowds, bright skies

The Arkansas Travelers went down in order seven times Wednesday afternoon.

FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.

Camilla's brother dies in New York of head injury

NEW YORK (AP) — The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar and suffered a head injury, British royal officials said.

1 year after factory collapse, Bangladeshis suffer

SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — One year after the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed in a pile of concrete slabs and twisted metal, Bangladeshi seamstress Shefali says she would rather starve to death than return to factory work.

FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.

Obama rejects notion that trade deal is in danger

TOKYO (AP) — As negotiations falter, President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger and says the U.S. and Japan must take bold steps to overcome differences that are threatening completion of the cornerstone of his strategic rebalance to the region.

COLUMNISTS

John Brummett:

Not the threat they say

Wally Hall:

LIKE IT IS: SEC East isn’t gaining any ground on West

Bryan Hendricks:

ARKANSAS SPORTSMAN: Slow day for seeing the gobblers

Michael Storey:

THE TV COLUMN: Midseason comedy, drama premiere tonight

Paul Greenberg:

COLUMNISTS: On the nature of evil

More Columnists Subscription Content >

CALENDAR

Submit an Event | Search Events

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

CENTRAL ARKANSAS BUSINESS DIRECTORY

Arkansas Online