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Polls open in Jacksonville school election

Polls open in Jacksonville school election

The polls are open and voters have begun casting ballots Tuesday in Jacksonville's special election to determine whether it will separate from the Pulaski County Special School District and form its own district. At the Jacksonville Community Center, which is home to three precin...

Jailer fired for contact with inmate, sheriff says

MOUNTAIN HOME — Baxter County officials have fired a female jailer who they say engaged in an inappropriate relationship with an i...

Memphis boy to serve time for killing sister

MEMPHIS — A Memphis boy who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his sister has been sentenced to serve time in a youth facility unt...

Police investigate after Little Rock man shot in car

A 20-year-old Little Rock man was shot Monday night in his car at a parking lot on Reservoir Road. Police say 20-year-old Jarvis M...

Meetings set on Arkansas' state rail plan

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — State highway officials plan two public meetings for later this month to discuss Arkansas' long-term plan for ...
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Debate dramedy

To begin today's comic narrative about debates in the epic battle for the U.S. Senate, we must introduce the ...

MIKE MASTERSON

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Movie comfort food

The older building framed by bucolic pastureland provided an ideal setting for the local premiere of Kim Swink's full-length ...

WALLY HALL

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News of Uekman endowment brings tears

Garrett Uekman was the poster boy for all things good about college football.

Freight-brokerage firm to open facility in Lowell

A national freight-brokerage firm announced Tuesday that it is opening a facility in Lowell, which it says will create about 50 jobs for Arkansans.

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Huskies head to Fayetteville hoping to extend streak

The last time Northern Illinois' football team played at Arkansas 20 years ago, the Huskies were roadkill.

Networks are grasping that older folk watch TV

Here's food for thought for those in the AARP generation -- TV may finally be warming up to us geezers.

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School facilities short of funding

The state is $65 million short of meeting school facilities funding needs under the state's adequacy requirements for 2015 and 2016, Arkansas Department of Education officials told a legislative committee Monday.

Apple says clock is ticking on launching of smartwatch

Apple announced its first jump into the wearable market last week, showing off a prototype of the Apple Watch, which the company plans to release early next year.

All-white attire affairs all the rage

It's a look right out of a celebrity magazine: a party venue filled wall to wall with attendees dressed head to toe -- or at least collar to ankle -- in elegant white outfits.

Detroit settles with key creditor

DETROIT -- A major opponent of Detroit's blueprint for shedding debts and remaking city services announced Monday that it had reached a settlement with the city and will now support Detroit's emergence from the nation's largest municipal bankruptcy.

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Huskies head to Fayetteville hoping to extend streak

The last time Northern Illinois' football team played at Arkansas 20 years ago, the Huskies were roadkill.

UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola

GENEVA (AP) — The number of Ebola cases could start doubling every three weeks in West Africa, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, warning that the outbreak will cost nearly $1 billion to contain so it does not turn into a "human catastrophe."

Police resume search for missing U.Va. student

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police adjusted their search area Tuesday for a missing University of Virginia student, at least the fourth young woman to go missing in the area in the past five years.

UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola

GENEVA (AP) — The number of Ebola cases could start doubling every three weeks in West Africa, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, warning that the outbreak will cost nearly $1 billion to contain so it does not turn into a "human catastrophe."

US stocks end higher ahead of Fed meeting results

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is closing broadly higher as investors await the results of a key meeting by the Federal Reserve.

Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an election-year debate of Obama's plan to expand airstrikes and train Syrian rebels.

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