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Jermain Taylor pleads innocent in cousin's shooting

Former professional boxing champion Jermain Taylor pleaded innocent Wednesday to first-degree domestic battery and aggravated assault charges over accusations he shot his cousin during an altercation Tuesday night at Taylor's home outside Maumelle. Taylor, 36, made an initial vid...

Christie campaigning in Arkansas for Hutchinson

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is campaigning in Arkansas on behalf of Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hu...

Health-premium dip set

Premiums for plans on Arkansas' health insurance exchange would drop an average of more than 2 percent next year under preliminary...
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50 ways to beat the heat

Happily, this has been the summer that wasn't in Arkansas. Between the rains in July and the cool spells ...

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Razorbacks QB has full support of his team

Within a couple of minutes after it was confirmed that Brandon Allen's truck had been torched, several Arkansas Razorback ...

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Cowardly act disturbing commentary

Unfortunately, the late football coach Vince Lombardi's immortalized assessment that fatigue makes cowards of us all doesn't include enough ...

Jermain Taylor pleads innocent in cousin's shooting

Former professional boxing champion Jermain Taylor pleaded innocent Wednesday to first-degree domestic battery and aggravated assault charges over accusations he shot his cousin during an altercation Tuesday night at Taylor's home outside Maumelle.

Ag secretary requests federal assistance for state, regional farmers

The Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture, Butch Calhoun, asked for federal assistance Tuesday for farmers in the Arkansas and surrounding states regarding contracts with Turner Grain Merchandising.

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ASU smiling to the bank

JONESBORO -- Terry Mohajir announced the largest individual gift Arkansas State's athletic department has ever received and eased some anxiety for Red Wolves fans all in one announcement Tuesday afternoon.

Arkansas Weekend: Blues clues

Successful festivals tend to grow and expand, and the Hot Springs Blues Festival, marking its 18th year this weekend, is no exception, Jack W. Hill writes in Thursday's Arkansas Weekend section. The fest began as a one-day gathering and is now spread out over three days, and it has added some other blues-related flourishes, such ...

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Health-premium dip set

Premiums for plans on Arkansas' health insurance exchange would drop an average of more than 2 percent next year under preliminary rates approved by the state Insurance Department, state officials announced Tuesday.

Consumer mood hits updraft in August

Consumer confidence in the U.S. unexpectedly climbed in August to the highest level in almost seven years, reinforcing signs of a strengthening outlook for the economy in the second half of 2014.

Turn Labor Day into Meatless Monday with vegetarian fare

A summer of cookouts and potlucks provides countless opportunities for smoky grilled burgers, skewers and hot dogs. American classics reign, typically topped with ketchup and mustard and -- relished.

U.S. rallying allies to back Syria strikes

The United States has begun to mobilize a broad coalition of allies behind potential military action in Syria and is moving toward expanded airstrikes in northern Iraq, administration officials said Tuesday.

He made the right call

It doesn't matter if it's not fair. Some folks are just held to higher standards than the rest of us. Take a look at the front page. If you're a politician holding public office in Arkansas, or trying to, and you take two homestead exemptions when you're only entitled to one, it's going to make the papers. The rest of us would just get a note in the mail.

ASU smiling to the bank

JONESBORO -- Terry Mohajir announced the largest individual gift Arkansas State's athletic department has ever received and eased some anxiety for Red Wolves fans all in one announcement Tuesday afternoon.

AP ANALYSIS: A grim stalemate at war's end in Gaza

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The third Gaza War in six years appears to have ended in another sort of tie, with both Israel and Hamas claiming the upper hand. Their questionable achievements have come at a big price, especially to long-suffering Palestinians in Gaza.

Lawyer can't drop case of mom of autistic teen

BEULAH, Mich. (AP) — A defense lawyer has been ordered to stay on the case of a Michigan woman accused of trying to kill her autistic daughter, despite a "total breakdown" in their relationship.

AP ANALYSIS: A grim stalemate at war's end in Gaza

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The third Gaza War in six years appears to have ended in another sort of tie, with both Israel and Hamas claiming the upper hand. Their questionable achievements have come at a big price, especially to long-suffering Palestinians in Gaza.

SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, will have to give investors details on borrowers' credit record and income under action taken Wednesday by federal regulators.

US economy forecast to grow by 1.5 percent in 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year.

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