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Cotton talks Trump's wall plan, Confederate monuments during Little Rock visit

Cotton talks Trump's wall plan, Confederate monuments during Little Rock visit

LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton said Wednesday he is hopeful that Congress backs President Trump's plan to build a wall on the country's southern border and also says local communities should decide what to do with Confederate monuments.

56-year-old fatally struck while walking on Interstate 40 in...

A 56-year-old man was fatally struck while walking in a traffic lane on Interstate 40 near the Arkansas-Tennessee border Wednesday...

Robbery attempt ends in shooting in Little Rock, police say;...

A man was hurt in a robbery-attempt-turned-shooting while walking down a Little Rock street early Wednesday, according to police. ...

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EDITORIAL: REX NELSON

REX NELSON: The ballpark in August

I hope to be at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock tonight, in my usual seat behind home plate ...

EDITORIAL: PAUL GREENBERG

PAUL GREENBERG: In the Army again

The year was 1959 and the Second World War had just ended in the previous decade. Or rather the ...

SPORTS: WALLY HALL

No unusual suspects in football polls' top 5

When the preseason Associated Press college football poll was released Monday, and then the FWAA Super 16 on Tuesday, ...

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The junior class in Arkansas could prove to be a deep class of Division I talent. Camden Fairview's Stacey Wilkins has the chance to join the list.

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For $391M, Arvest to gain Bear State

Fayetteville-based Arvest Bank agreed to acquire Bear State Financial of Little Rock for $391 million in cash, the two banks said Tuesday.

Quintessentially Cajun

It was always there. Woven into the fabric of almost every cooking memory, every kitchen, of my Louisiana childhood. There, along with the cast-iron pot, aluminum Magnalites and Chime-O-Matic rice cooker. Its mischievous plastic teeth underbiting the worn-out spiral binding, tattered yellow tabs frayed and curled, stamped with grease stains and reinforced with rubber bands. Four hundred fifty pages of green-inked recipes by the women whose footsteps paced the linoleum floors of the kitchens before us.

Trump holds Arizona rally, talks up wall

President Donald Trump blamed the media Tuesday for the widespread condemnation of his response to a Charlottesville, Va., protest organized by white supremacists that led to the killing of a counterprotester.

REX NELSON: The ballpark in August

I hope to be at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock tonight, in my usual seat behind home plate watching the Arkansas Travelers play baseball. It's late August, kids are back in school and the weeknight crowds are smaller at Dickey-Stephens than they were earlier in the summer.

Football: Scrimmage Roundup

SPRINGDALE -- With all eyes on him following Thursday's scrimmage at Shiloh Christian, Springdale High coach Zak Clark adamantly told his players they had a reason to be excited.

Federal judge again tosses out Texas voter ID law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge who has compared Texas' voter ID requirements to a "poll tax" on minorities once again blocked the law Wednesday, rejecting a weakened version backed by the Trump administration and dealing Texas Republicans another court defeat over voting rights.

California Supreme Court ruling could fast-track executions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California could take a giant step closer to resuming executions when the state Supreme Court issues a highly anticipated ruling on a ballot measure to speed up the state's dysfunctional death penalty system.

Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

TOKYO (AP) — The commander of the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet has been relieved of duty following a series of warship accidents that raised questions about its operations in the Pacific.

Asian markets mostly higher as Jackson Hole in focus

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Thursday as investors brushed off worries about the U.S. political uncertainty while waiting for the upcoming speeches by the world's top central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Malaysian premier to meet Trump at White House on Sept. 12

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will visit Washington on Sept. 12 at the invitation of President Donald Trump.

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