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Scots reject break-away, stay in U.K.

Scots reject break-away, stay in U.K.

EDINBURGH, Scotland -- Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum. The decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England, bringing a huge sigh of relief to the British political establishment...

Louisiana skeleton identified as Ashdown woman

TEXARKANA — Louisiana authorities identified a skeleton found on a Red River sandbar as that of a 42-year-old Ashdown, Arkansas, w...
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Dana D. Kelley


National geographic illiteracy

I recently overheard some 18-year-old college students discussing the location of New Zealand.



Don't rush the kids

Anyone who knows what anxiety, and sometimes anguish, parents go through when they have a child who is still ...


Wally Hall


Time for SEC to take step up in competition

The SEC takes a much-needed step forward in its scheduling this week, and Arkansas State gets away from Power ...

State's unemployment rate ticks up for first time this year

The state's unemployment rate went up slightly in August, the first time it has risen in 2014, officials said.

Group sees poultry industry growing

Arkansas may have the largest meat company in the world, but the state doesn't lead in chicken production.

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Kirkland passing offensive line tests

Arkansas guard Sebastian Tretola enjoys watching game tape of Denver Kirkland, his counterpart on the right side of the line.


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Contract to put life in lottery advances

A proposed contract for a consultant to review the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery sailed through a legislative panel Thursday after state Sen. Jimmy Hickey, R-Texarkana, said the study "will help us help turn the lottery around."

Home Depot tallies breach

Home Depot Inc. said Thursday that a data breach between April and September put about 56 million credit and debit cards at risk.


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Syrian rebel aid clears Congress

WASHINGTON -- Congress cleared the way Thursday for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State extremist group, ratifying a strategy President Barack Obama outlined last week.

Kirkland passing offensive line tests

Arkansas guard Sebastian Tretola enjoys watching game tape of Denver Kirkland, his counterpart on the right side of the line.

Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren

BELL, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man with an extensive criminal record — he spent time in prison a decade ago after the shooting death of his young son — killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself in a rampage Thursday at a home in a small Florida town outside of Gainesville.

Broken rail blamed for 2012 Ohio train derailment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A broken rail was cited as the "probable cause" of a 2012 train derailment and explosion that damaged a bus depot and led to home evacuations in Ohio's capital, according to federal investigators.

Court again delays Kenya president's trial

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court has again delayed the trial of Kenya's president, after prosecutors said they did not have a strong enough case to convict him because Kenya was not cooperating in turning over potential evidence.

Gauge of US economy edges up 0.2 percent in August

WASHINGTON (AP) — A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health rose in August but at a much slower pace than in July.

FDA tweaks food safety rules due next year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government said Friday it will rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could hurt business.


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