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Ex-funeral home official cleared of corpse abuse

Ex-funeral home official cleared of corpse abuse

A Pulaski County jury Tuesday cleared a funeral director of criminal wrongdoing over the way human remains were handled at a Jacksonville funeral home that was shut down by state regulators who found decomposing bodies on the premises.

Huckabee paying $25,000 for 'Eye of the Tiger'

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee's presidential campaign has agreed to pay $25,000 to settle a lawsuit for using a 1980s rock an...

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Waltons' $250M set for charters

The Walton Family Foundation of Bentonville on Tuesday announced the establishment of a $250 million building initiative to give charter schools in Little Rock and other U.S. cities access to funding for campus construction.

Summitt, 64, vitalized sport

Pat Summitt, who won eight women's national basketball championships at the University of Tennessee and more games than any other Division I college coach, male or female, died Tuesday. She was 64.

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Retailer OKs 800 items for website

BENTONVILLE -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had a surprise Tuesday for the hopeful suppliers invited to the retailer's home office to pitch their American-made products.

Police: Teacher posed as teen girl using adult actress pics

GILROY, Calif. — A California high school chemistry teacher has appeared in court on accusations that he posed as a teenage girl online using an adult film actress' photos to lure teen boys into sending him sexually explicit pictures and video.

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Waltons' $250M set for charters

The Walton Family Foundation of Bentonville on Tuesday announced the establishment of a $250 million building initiative to give charter schools in Little Rock and other U.S. cities access to funding for campus construction.

Retailer OKs 800 items for website

BENTONVILLE -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had a surprise Tuesday for the hopeful suppliers invited to the retailer's home office to pitch their American-made products.

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Summer sweets are full of cooling options: ice cream, popsicles, sno-cones. But some occasions call for a dessert to savor, not slurp.

Emissions cheat VW files $15B settlement

Volkswagen will spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related class-action settlement in U.S. history.

At last, we can move on

The mills of justice grind slow, they say, but exceedingly fine. Now they're grinding out almost $600,000 in damages to a much abused town in the heart of Arkansas. That's how much a couple of the oil giant Exxon's many subsidiaries have agreed to pay the City of Mayflower for all the damage done when the Pegasus pipeline burst and drenched the whole place in oil. Not a pretty sight.

Summitt, 64, vitalized sport

Pat Summitt, who won eight women's national basketball championships at the University of Tennessee and more games than any other Division I college coach, male or female, died Tuesday. She was 64.

The Latest: Pope Francis prays for conversion of killers

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the explosions at Istanbul's Ataturk airport (all times local):

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The Latest: Pope Francis prays for conversion of killers

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the explosions at Istanbul's Ataturk airport (all times local):

Toyota announces recalls for defective air bags, canisters

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota announced Wednesday it is recalling 1.43 million vehicles for defective air bags and another 2.87 million vehicles for faulty fuel emissions controls.

Trump's 'America First' echoes old isolationist rallying cry

WASHINGTON (AP) — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump boils down his foreign policy agenda to two words: "America First."

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