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Pay panel backs more than doubling legislators' salaries

Pay panel backs more than doubling legislators' salaries

The panel tasked with setting the salaries of elected officials in Arkansas called Friday for more than doubling state legislators' salaries and for big pay increases for most of the state's constitutional officers. The Independent Citizens Commission met Friday, making prelimina...

City of LR grant to fund Murray Park improvements

The City of Little Rock will use $120,000 in grant funds to make improvements at Murray Park, the city announced Friday. Little Ro...

ASU to host Black History Month lecture

JONESBORO — The Arkansas State University Museum is hosting a Black History Month celebration featuring a lecture by Ethel Tompkin...
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DEAR REV. GRAHAM: Where did religion come from? I'm not sure I even believe in God, and even if ...

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Louisiana linebacker, safety check out Arkansas

Arkansas is expected to host two Louisiana prospects on official visits this weekend.

Arkansas drone bill misses takeoff

A bill aimed at preventing peeping Toms from using flying toys to peer on others will be dropped and replaced with a bill amending the state's anti-voyeurism laws, the sponsor said Thursday.

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Servicer closes on LR airport facility TAC Air on Friday closed on the purchase of the facilities of Central Flying Service at the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, the Dallas firm said in a news release.

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Miranda Lambert leads ACM Awards with 8 nominations

NEW YORK — Miranda Lambert is continuing her reign as contemporary country queen with eight nominations at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards.

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Arkansas drone bill misses takeoff

A bill aimed at preventing peeping Toms from using flying toys to peer on others will be dropped and replaced with a bill amending the state's anti-voyeurism laws, the sponsor said Thursday.

Tyson Foods investors meeting today

Tyson Foods is to hold its annual shareholders meeting and release its first-quarter earnings report today.

Names and faces

The Ghostbusters reboot has set its all-female leads with Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and a pair of Saturday Night Live performers. Director Paul Feig announced his stars by posting their pictures Tuesday on Twitter.

Senators vote 62-36 to pass Keystone bill

The new Republican-majority Senate on Thursday passed a bill to force approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, which President Barack Obama has said he will veto.

Letters

Cannot change our history There was a guest column in the Democrat-Gazette wherein one Kelly Duda seemed to advocate, in essence, that half of our ancestors should be disowned because they lost a war.

NYC to pay $5M to kin of man killed in 'Mafia cops' case

NEW YORK (AP) — Nicholas Guido was showing off his new car outside his mother's home on Christmas Day 1986 when he was gunned down because he'd been mistaken for a mobster with the same name. The bad information, prosecutors said, came from two decorated police detectives who would later be convicted of moonlighting as hit men for the mob.

Attorney wants mistrial declared in Vanderbilt rape case

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An attorney for one of the ex-Vanderbilt University football players convicted of raping an unconscious fellow student says he will ask that a mistrial be declared after learning that a jury member was a rape victim.

Anger, mourning in Pakistan after mosque bombing kills 59

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Shiites across Pakistan are mourning and planning to protest after a bombing at a Shiite mosque in the country killed at least 59 people.

Romney not running: Former GOP nominee out of 2016 race

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney ended his rollercoaster return to presidential politics on Friday, declaring his party would be better served by the "next generation of Republican leaders" and concluding his unlikely comeback as suddenly as it began.

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The Recruiting Guy: Louisiana linebacker, safety check out Arkansas

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