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ACLU challenges Arkansas voter ID law

ACLU challenges Arkansas voter ID law

The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas is asking a judge to strike down a state law requiring voters to show photo identification before they can cast a ballot, arguing the new requirements violate the Arkansas constitution. The ACLU on Wednesday filed a lawsuit in Pulask...

Coroner: LR woman shot by lover in 'accident' declared brain...

Authorities say a Little Rock man who admitted to shooting his girlfriend in a purported accident Sunday is now charged with first...

2 LR women accused of Medicaid fraud

Two Little Rock women who run a day treatment center have been arrested for purportedly bilking the state's Medicaid program out o...
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PAUL GREENBERG

Paul Greenberg

EDITORIAL

Where we are now

The news is too much with us late and soon, and watching and listening we lay waste our powers. ...

WALLY HALL

Wally Hall

SPORTS

Unfortunate moment shouldn’t define Bubba

It was almost perfect.

KELLY BRANT

Kelly Brant

FOOD

Chocolate turnovers an overnight success

After testing and photographing the recipes in the main feature about vegetarian dishes to serve for Easter I was ...

2 LR women accused of Medicaid fraud

Two Little Rock women who run a day treatment center have been arrested for purportedly bilking the state's Medicaid program out of more than $41,000.

Allen leading passing attack

Bret Bielema left little doubt about the foreseeable future when he said returning starter Brandon Allen had pulled away from the rest of the Arkansas quarterbacks following a scrimmage last week.

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Airport chief to pitch Hawker site in U.K.

The Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission on Tuesday approved spending $6,000 to send its executive director, Ron Mathieu, to the Farnborough International Air Show in England in July to market the old Hawker Beechcraft facility.

Eggstraordinary weekend

Everyone is invited to congregate at the river for the 26th annual Community Easter Sunrise Service, according to Thursday's Arkansas Weekend section. The service, organized by Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church and with participation from community leaders and area choirs, takes place at Little Rock’s First Security Amphitheater in Riverfront Park.

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Out of gate, lottery idea a bust for 12

In an unprecedented move, the Legislature’s lottery oversight committee on Tuesday declared its opposition to the Arkansas Lottery Commission implementing electronic-monitor games, after several lawmakers questioned the merits of the games.

Fed studies banking measures

Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen suggested Tuesday that current regulatory rules will not be enough to prevent the kind of risk-taking that triggered the 2008 financial crisis and nearly toppled the entire banking system.

Yum, it’s Easter … hummus?

When it comes to Easter entrees, ham and lamb reign supreme for meat eaters, but many people are choosing to eat less meat these days.

Bostonians remember

Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed gathered Tuesday to mark the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.

They call it . . . Success!

THERE are times when the master politician has to be a master illusionist. And there are too many times when he doesn’t fool anybody, perhaps not even himself, and some little Toto reveals the Great and Powerful Oz as just another little man behind the curtain.

Shaking things up

Jim Chaney sees the position moves executed last week as a win-win situation for the Arkansas offense.

Defend 'Obamacare' unabashedly, some Democrats say

WASHINGTON (AP) — With enrollments higher than expected, and costs lower, some Democrats say it's time to stop hiding from the president's health care overhaul, even in this year's toughest Senate elections.

Quotations in the News

"I am really sorry and deeply ashamed. I don't know what to say." — A man identified by Korean broadcaster YTN and Yonhap news agency as the sunken ferry's captain, 60-year-old Lee Joon-seok, said in brief comments shown on TV. Nine people died in the accident and many more are feared dead among the nearly 300 people still missing.

Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — This bustling center of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the other side of the world.

Defend 'Obamacare' unabashedly, some Democrats say

WASHINGTON (AP) — With enrollments higher than expected, and costs lower, some Democrats say it's time to stop hiding from the president's health care overhaul, even in this year's toughest Senate elections.

Little government response to bombing a year later

BOSTON (AP) — A year after homemade bombs ripped through the Boston Marathon, state and federal officials have enacted virtually no policy changes in response to the attack, a dramatic departure from previous acts of terrorism that prompted waves of government action.

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