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GOP gubernatorial hopefuls Coleman, Hutchinson address farmers

GOP gubernatorial hopefuls Coleman, Hutchinson address farmers

Republican gubernatorial candidates Asa Hutchinson and Curtis Coleman vied for the support of farmers Tuesday at a forum arranged by the Arkansas Farm Bureau. Hutchinson and Coleman were two of a host of candidates running for office in Arkansas who made short speeches and answer...
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MIKE MASTERSON

Mike Masterson

EDITORIAL

Back on the line

Dr. Merlin Augustine, founder of the M&N Augustine Foundation, was beaming Saturday as he mingled in crowds that came ...

JOHN BRUMMETT

John Brummett

EDITORIAL

A lasting impact

On a mild and sunny Friday afternoon on the banks of the White River in tiny St. Charles in ...

WALLY HALL

Wally Hall

SPORTS

SEC West looks to fill holes, even Alabama

As spring football practices have wrapped up, or are wrapping up, here’s one man’s look at the SEC’s Western ...

Keflezighi, 38, wins for his country

BOSTON — “The Star-Spangled Banner” played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon.

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TV news shows

Lineup of guests for today’s TV news shows: ABC’s This Week — Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas ; retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. 8 a.m., KATV, Channel 7, Little Rock.

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State OKs top 155,000 to get Medicaid aid

The number of Arkansans approved for coverage under the state’s expanded Medicaid program increased by just over 5,900 during the last nine days of March, bringing the total number approved to more than 155,000, according to figures released Monday by the state Department of Human Services.

SEC’s eye on brokers’ stock routing

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is studying new rules that would require brokers to tell investors exactly where they sent a stock order to be filled, to address complaints that the decisions sometimes aren’t in clients’ best interests.

Holy diploma, Batman - a college degree?

ARKADELPHIA — Batman goes back to the Batcave, Superman to his Fortress of Solitude, and comics scholarship finds a haven at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia.

In the news

Neil Eggleston, 60, a veteran corporate lawyer and longtime Democratic campaign contributor who served as an associate counsel in President Bill Clinton’s White House, was picked by President Barack Obama to succeed Kathryn Ruemmler as White House counsel.

Eureka Springs noises

AH, THE LITTLE Switzerland in this state that we refer to as Eureka Springs!

Keflezighi, 38, wins for his country

BOSTON — “The Star-Spangled Banner” played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon.

Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — Missouri has executed an inmate convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993 as part of a plot to steal their cows.

Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — Missouri has executed an inmate convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993 as part of a plot to steal their cows.

Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions nix climbs

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest's base camp Wednesday in an unprecedented walkout to honor 16 of their colleagues who were killed last week in the deadliest avalanche ever recorded on the mountain, climbers said.

Toyota sells 2.58 million vehicles, outselling GM

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota kept its position at the top in global vehicle sales for the first quarter of this year, outpacing rivals General Motors and Volkswagen.

US clears Egypt for some military assistance

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance.

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