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EU chiefs set session on rise of sea deaths

EU chiefs set session on rise of sea deaths

MILAN -- European leaders struggled Monday for an adequate response in the face of unremitting refugee flows and continued instability in Libya that has given free rein to human traffickers. Even as the search continued for victims of a weekend disaster in which hundreds of peo...

LR's anti-bias plan said to tap state law

The nondiscrimination ordinance being considered by the Little Rock Board of Directors tonight wouldn't violate Arkansas law becau...

In schools' split, staff's say sought

Teacher leaders in the Pulaski County Special School District say they have an alternative to the district's proposal for dividing...
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Hyperbolic Huckabee

Mike Huckabee, soon to run for evangelical pope by going through an exercise of pretending to run for the ...

MIKE MASTERSON

Mike Masterson

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Safety of bridges

It's been difficult for many of us to keep up with all the fuzzy shape-shifting underway in Washington County's ...

WALLY HALL

Wally Hall

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Don't count out ASU's Brady, not just yet

There has been some natural speculation about the future of Arkansas State men's basketball Coach John Brady.

LR's anti-bias plan said to tap state law

The nondiscrimination ordinance being considered by the Little Rock Board of Directors tonight wouldn't violate Arkansas law because state law already protects against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, City Attorney Tom Carpenter said.

Wal-Mart closures draw NLRB filing

An injunction request has been filed with the National Labor Relations Board on behalf of 2,200 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. workers who were recently laid off by the company because of closures at five stores.

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Van Horn reflects on super Sunday

An Arkansas baseball season in critical condition a month ago has taken a turn for the better.

Fleetwood Mac fans flames of past in NLR

Sunday night proved better late than never for Fleetwood Mac fans, who had been waiting since March 11 to see the legendary band of men and women who have somehow managed to keep their long-running band afloat, despite what the group's guitarist, Lindsey Buckingham, described as their "well-documented ups and downs."

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LR's anti-bias plan said to tap state law

The nondiscrimination ordinance being considered by the Little Rock Board of Directors tonight wouldn't violate Arkansas law because state law already protects against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, City Attorney Tom Carpenter said.

Summer in-U.S. airfares to fall $2

After years of steadily rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief -- $2.01 in savings to be exact.

Sowing seeds of sculpture

Since January, the public parking deck at Second and Main streets in downtown Little Rock has been jazzed up by some pretty artsy company.

Summer in-U.S. airfares to fall $2

After years of steadily rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief -- $2.01 in savings to be exact.

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Van Horn reflects on super Sunday

An Arkansas baseball season in critical condition a month ago has taken a turn for the better.

Court sentences ousted Egypt president to 20 years in prison

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison over the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict to be issued against the country's first freely elected leader.

Navajo voters choose next leader in belated election

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The campaigns of two men vying to become the next president of the Navajo Nation come to an end Tuesday when voters head to the polls in an election nearly five months behind the original schedule.

Court sentences ousted Egypt president to 20 years in prison

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison over the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict to be issued against the country's first freely elected leader.

Stronger markets boost earnings at Swiss bank Credit Suisse

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Buoyant financial markets helped Credit Suisse Group AG overcome the impact of a surging Swiss franc to post a solid 23 percent increase in first quarter profit.

5 Things to know about Jeb Bush's campaign finance strategy

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential prospect Jeb Bush is preparing to embark on an experiment in presidential politics. Here's a look at his plans to vastly enhance the role his super PAC will play in his all-but-announced campaign for president.

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Like it is: Don't count out ASU's Brady, not just yet

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The Recruiting Guy: Oklahoma safety has offer, wants another look at UA

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What's in a Dame: Winery tours hit spot for me, pop

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