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Hutchinson urges redo of fund flow to colleges

Hutchinson urges redo of fund flow to colleges

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday called for a retooling of the state's funding for higher-education institutions, including changes to the lottery scholarships. The governor asked higher-education leaders Tuesday to help the state Department of Higher Education review and polish ...

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Hutchinson urges redo of fund flow to colleges

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday called for a retooling of the state's funding for higher-education institutions, including changes to the lottery scholarships.

Runners must avoid SEC dip

Arkansas' national identity as a run-game bully has some merit, but the Razorbacks also have ground to gain to fully qualify for that title after piling up much of their eye-popping numbers in only a handful of games last season.

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Hutchinson urges redo of fund flow to colleges

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday called for a retooling of the state's funding for higher-education institutions, including changes to the lottery scholarships.

Fears of stall in China zap U.S. stocks again

Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic report out of China stoked fears that the world's second-largest economy is continuing to slow.

Subversive slaw

Bored with the usual slaws? The mayo-doused number at the deli or your aunt's vinegary version?

2 more Senate Democrats back Iran deal

Supporters of the Iran nuclear deal are on the cusp of clinching the necessary Senate votes to keep the agreement alive, after two senators on Tuesday announced their support for the deal.

Opinions on the fly

Dept. of Excuses: Arguing for a lighter sentence for his client, Martha Shoffner's veteran attorney described her as "very naive and gullible," an attitude that led our happily former state treasurer to a "terrible mistake in judgment" as she accepted one bribe after another from a bond dealer. But the same description would apply to any crook who believes crime pays--till it doesn't.

Runners must avoid SEC dip

Arkansas' national identity as a run-game bully has some merit, but the Razorbacks also have ground to gain to fully qualify for that title after piling up much of their eye-popping numbers in only a handful of games last season.

Thai police: Suspect's prints match those on bomb material

BANGKOK (AP) — Police investigating last month's Bangkok bombing said Wednesday that the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at the Thai-Cambodia border match those found on a bottle of bomb-making material, and that they were seeking to arrest a Turkish man linked to the blast.

Officials search for 3 suspects in Illinois officer's death

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — As a small northern Illinois community mourned a popular veteran police officer who was fatally shot while on duty, authorities scoured the area overnight in search of three men wanted in his slaying.

Thai police: Suspect's prints match those on bomb material

BANGKOK (AP) — Police investigating last month's Bangkok bombing said Wednesday that the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at the Thai-Cambodia border match those found on a bottle of bomb-making material, and that they were seeking to arrest a Turkish man linked to the blast.

Volkswagen CEO Winterkorn to have contract extended to 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Top directors at German carmaker Volkswagen plan to give a two-year contract extension to CEO Martin Winterkorn, who emerged on top of a power struggle this year with company patriarch Ferdinand Piech.

US Rep. Michael McCaul writing book on homeland security

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Texas Republican who chairs the House Committee on Homeland Security, has a book deal.

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