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I-40 westbound lanes reopen in NLR after crews replace sign structure

4:30 p.m. Update: Highway department officials say all westbound lanes of I-40 near the Crystal Hill Road exit, mile marker 148, in North Little Rock have reopened. The Arkansas Online live traffic map shows traffic in the area is clear as of 4:30 p.m. 2:40 p.m. Update: The ce...

Little Rock police chief finalists named

Seven finalists vying to head the Little Rock Police Department have been named. City Manager Bruce Moore announced the candidates...

Boozman recovering after surgery for aortic tear, official s...

U.S. Sen. John Boozman's office says the Republican senator remains hospitalized after undergoing an unexpected heart surgery for ...

Game and Fish sets deer-hunting dates

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has approved the dates for this fall's deer hunting season. Archery season opens Sept. 27, m...
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On the nature of evil

There may be at least as many definitions of the news as there are sections of the paper—from the ...

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It’s more about the green than the cardinal

The first news release came at 8:59 Tuesday morning with pictures of T-shirts and hats featuring the new Arkansas ...

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Leftovers stirred into a cash-saver

When all you have in the fridge are bits and pieces of other meals and a few stray vegetables, ...

Hearing set in Arkansas voter ID lawsuit

An Arkansas judge has scheduled a hearing over a request to block the enforcement of the state's voter ID law in next month's primary.

Game and Fish sets deer-hunting dates

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has approved the dates for this fall's deer hunting season.

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Osceola sets meeting on Big River Steel bonds

The Osceola City Council has scheduled a meeting to discuss issuing $1.5 billion of economic development bonds for the Big River Steel mill.

Arkansas Weekend: Kinetic aesthetic

Creativity will run wild — and traffic-free — when the Thea Arts Festival turns downtown North Little Rock into one big, art-stuffed block party, Jennifer Nixon writes in Thursday's Arkansas Weekend section.

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‘New’ GM seeks in filing to duck liabilities of ‘old’

General Motors Co. and a team of trial lawyers are preparing for a court fight over whether the automaker is liable for the sins of its corporate past.

High court upholds racial-preference ban

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt a blow to affirmative action, upholding a voter-approved ban on racial preferences in admissions at Michigan’s state-run universities in a decision that provides a blueprint for other states wishing to enact similar bans.

Save the Fulbrights

WITH ITS talent for doing just the wrong thing, or at least avoiding the right one, the U.S. State Department has decided to follow the latest trend in American higher education—right over the nearest cliff.

Pujols hits 2 home runs, earns a spot in 500 club

Heading toward the plate after the 500th home run of his career, Albert Pujols glanced ahead and saw a throng of Los Angeles Angels teammates waiting right there to greet him.

Syrian activists accuse Assad of new gas attacks

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and children coughing, choking and gasping for breath, according to Associated Press interviews with more than a dozen activists, medics and residents on the opposition side.

Oklahoma court rejects death-row inmates' claims

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court has rejected claims by two death row inmates that they're entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them.

Syrian activists accuse Assad of new gas attacks

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and children coughing, choking and gasping for breath, according to Associated Press interviews with more than a dozen activists, medics and residents on the opposition side.

Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is doling out more of its cash to shareholders and preparing to split its stock for the first time in nine years in an attempt to win back investors fretting about the iPhone maker's slowing sales growth and pace of innovation.

Rail safety effort marred by squabbling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred by a series of fiery train crashes, a push by government and industry to make safer tank cars used for shipping crude oil and ethanol has bogged down in squabbling and finger-pointing over whether they're needed and if so, who should pay.

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