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Much of Arkansas faces enhanced risk for severe weather over holiday weekend

Much of Arkansas faces enhanced risk for severe weather over holiday weekend

Severe thunderstorms are possible across much of Arkansas as motorists pack their bags and travel to getaway destinations this Memorial Day weekend, meteorologists say.

Little Rock woman wins $100,000 off $5 ticket in state lotte...

A Little Rock woman has won $100,000 off an instant game in the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, officials said Thursday.

Arkansas student, 14, punches 70-year-old school bus driver,...

A 70-year-old bus driver in Arkansas told police that he was punched by a student while driving that student and others home earli...

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EDITORIAL: JOHN BRUMMETT

JOHN BRUMMETT: The case for Asa 2.0

Gov. Asa Hutchinson put out a statement the other day that he will seek re-election in 2018.

SPORTS: BRYAN HENDRICKS

Use sense to curb boating issues

We treasure our readers, and we want you all to remain alive and in good health, so please boat ...

WEEKEND: MICHAEL STOREY

NBC's Will & Grace returns to Thursday nights

Last week the broadcast networks put on a big fuss for advertisers about what's ahead for the fall, and ...

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Bulldogs rally, send Hogs into survival mode

The SEC player of the year made sure Mississippi State wouldn't remember its early game at the SEC Tournament on Thursday as a blizzard of blown scoring chances.

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In D.C., state truckers talk key issues

For the ninth year, members of the Arkansas Trucking Association are in Washington, D.C., to talk face-to-face with legislators about the top issues the industry is facing.

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No road funds till bridges fall, crashes climb, say 2 Arkansas legislators

Bridges will have to collapse and major accidents occur on deteriorated roads before the Arkansas Legislature enacts laws to raise more money for highways, two key lawmakers said Wednesday in Hot Springs.

In D.C., state truckers talk key issues

For the ninth year, members of the Arkansas Trucking Association are in Washington, D.C., to talk face-to-face with legislators about the top issues the industry is facing.

Restaurant Transitions: Taco Bueno coming to North Little Rock; new steakhouse chain; new Little Rock coffee shop

A permit has been filed with the Arkansas Department of Health for a Taco Bueno restaurant at John F. Kennedy and Pershing boulevards, just off Interstate 40. It would be the fifth central Arkansas restaurant for the Farmers Branch, Texas-based chain, following outlets in southwest Little Rock, Benton, Conway and Maumelle. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported in December that developers were eyeing a second location on West Markham Street in the state's capital city. The status of that project isn't clear, but we're getting reports that something might break on this story in the next few weeks.

Budget defenders traverse Hill, meet resistance, doubt

President Donald Trump's budget chief delivered a defense of the plan's deep spending cuts, but his agriculture secretary offered only a half-hearted endorsement of proposed reductions to farm subsidies and food stamps.

JOHN BRUMMETT: The case for Asa 2.0

Gov. Asa Hutchinson put out a statement the other day that he will seek re-election in 2018.

Little Rock Rangers women's soccer team takes pitch for 1st time

One of the first questions Jonathan Wardlaw was asked when he founded Arkansas' only professional men's soccer team in October 2015 was when there would be a women's team.

10 Things to Know for Friday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:

Oakland proposes $1 million for teen in police sex scandal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The city of Oakland, California, is proposing to pay nearly $1 million to the teen daughter of a police dispatcher who says she was sexually abused by officers.

Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural

BRUSSELS (AP) — President Donald Trump's push to get in front of the pack at a NATO summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on social media — but the man he shoved aside took it in stride.

Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to build a world of 'purpose'

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg returned Thursday to Harvard, where he launched Facebook and then dropped out, telling graduates it's up to them to bring purpose to the world, fight inequality and strengthen the global community.

Oversight chair seeks more FBI documents in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House oversight committee asked the FBI on Thursday to turn over more documents about former FBI Director James Comey's interactions with the White House and Justice Department, including materials dating back nearly four years to the Obama administration.

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