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LR board approves series of sewer rate increases

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Hutchinson suspends Medicaid terminations for 2 weeks

Hutchinson suspends Medicaid terminations for 2 weeks

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson says Arkansas is suspending a push to terminate coverage for thousands on Medicaid as the state addresses a backlog of responses from recipients trying to verify their incomes. The Republican governor on Tuesday said the state won't send any more...

7 counties in Arkansas under burn bans

LITTLE ROCK — The number of counties with bans on outdoor burning in Arkansas is increasing. As of Tuesday afternoon, Arkansas had...

Dermott woman pleads guilty in feeding-program fraud

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Scattered showers and thunderstorms are forecast for parts of north and central Arkansas on Tuesday night as an upper-level system...

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LR board approves series of sewer rate increases

The Little Rock Board of Directors authorized a series of sewer rate increases Tuesday that will start in 2017.

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