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Boxer Jermain Taylor pleads guilty in three cases Gallery

Boxer Jermain Taylor pleads guilty in three cases

Professional boxer Jermain Taylor pleaded guilty Tuesday in three cases and a Pulaski County judge then agreed to conditions allowing the former middleweight champion to return to the ring.

2 Beebe put on exchange board ousted

Gov. Asa Hutchinson has replaced the chairman and one other member of the state board that received a $99.9 million federal grant ...

Body of Arkansas man recovered from Intracoastal Waterway

BERWICK, La. — St. Mary Parish sheriff's deputies say an Arkansas man reported missing more than a week ago was found dead in the ...

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PHILIP MARTIN: Not rooting for this story

There's no cheering in the press box.


MIKE MASTERSON: Wind-farm advocates

What one group of entrepreneurs hoped would become Arkansas' first energy-generating wind farm alongside Elm Springs west of Springdale ...


JOHN BRUMMETT: A care conundrum

The task force studying the private-option form of Medicaid expansion is warming up to do something else potentially as ...


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Tuskegee Airmen instructor to be memorialized at Arkansas Capitol

LITTLE ROCK— A memorial ceremony is being held at the Arkansas Capitol for Milton Pitts Crenchaw, a flight instructor who trained the first blacks to fly combat airplanes in World War II.

Cedarville coach pleads not guilty in Elkins incident

Cedarville’s head football coach entered a not-guilty plea through his lawyer Tuesday on several charges related to an Oct. 16 incident at a game in Elkins.


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Wal-Mart launches campaign, gift to fund veterans charity

BENTONVILLE — Wal-Mart plans to give up to $1.5 million to a charity that provides housing for families of veterans who are in military or veteran hospitals.

Names and faces

Trailblazing pop star Pink saw firsthand severely malnourished children during a visit this year to Haiti as a part of a UNICEF program to provide food packets to children in need.

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Governor seeks sentencing fixes

Gov. Asa Hutchinson called Monday for more "teeth" in the state's criminal sentencing guidelines and corrective action to reduce disparity in jail time ordered for the same crime.

Fed prohibits future finance-firm bailouts

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve took the final step to ensure it can't repeat the extraordinary measures taken to rescue American International Group and Bear Stearns in 2008, adopting formal restrictions Monday on its ability to help failing financial firms.

DECEMBER CALENDAR: Season's greetings and treatings

December is the month of Kringles and jingles, the month of highest hopes -- because if reindeer can fly, then why not pigs?

$1.1 trillion in spending now focus of 6 in D.C.

WASHINGTON -- With only two or three weeks left on the 2015 congressional calendar, members of the Arkansas delegation say that passing a spending bill to keep the government running is a top priority.

EDITORIAL: Barbarism on parade

Another day, another report on the barbaric way this state treats its disabled children, in this case autistic kids whose families aren't always told about their mistreatment. That was the word out of the U. S. Department of Education's office of civil rights: "We're seeing injuries of spiral fracture, kids getting injured, kids getting manhandled," said Debra Poulin, legal director of Disability Rights Arkansas. "We see all kinds of crazy things that you just wouldn't really believe."

UA line a finalist for honor

The Arkansas offensive line was named Monday as one of six finalists for the Joe Moore Award, a first-year honor that recognizes the nation's "toughest, most physical offensive line unit."

House considers requiring search warrant to get old emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators would need a search warrant to get people's old emails under a bill considered Tuesday by a House panel looking to update a nearly 30-year-old federal law to reflect today's communications.

Stolen tortoise returned home safely in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A pet tortoise stolen during a home invasion got to ride shotgun when Albuquerque police returned the reptile to its owner.

The Latest: Negotiators take heart at Obama comments

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The latest news from the U.N. climate conference in Paris, which runs through Dec. 11. All times local:

Cybersecurity bills would add secrecy to public records laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — A proposed law meant to encourage companies to share information about cyberthreats with the U.S. government includes measures that could significantly limit what details, if any, the public can review about the program through federal and state public records laws.

US appeals court reconsiders decision on ex-bin Laden aide

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court will reconsider the legality of the only remaining conviction of a Guantanamo Bay detainee who once served as Osama bin Laden's personal assistant.

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