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Guilty verdict in peanut trial should send warning

posted: 09/20/2014 8:56 a.m. Discuss

ALBANY, Ga. — Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to anyone who may be tempted to place profits over people's welfare.

French jets destroy depot of extremists

posted: 09/20/2014 3:40 a.m. Comment 1

French fighter jets embarked on their first airstrikes against militants of the Islamic State, President Francois Hollande said Friday, one day after he pledged to join the United States in its offensive against the group in Iraq.

Hogs expect test, not treat

posted: 09/20/2014 3:40 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas coaching staff had a message this week for any Razorback who might be overly impressed by their dominating victory at Texas Tech last week.

Scot 'yes' chief sets exit after 'no' win

posted: 09/20/2014 3:36 a.m. Discuss

Alex Salmond, who led Scotland's failed bid for independence, announced Friday that he would step down as first minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party later this year.

Goodell promises change in conduct

posted: 09/20/2014 3:34 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- As calls increased for the NFL to adequately address its recent rash of off-field violence, Commissioner Roger Goodell finally spoke publicly about the issue Friday, apologizing for his role in poor decision-making and promising a revamped personal conduct policy to address future cases.

Tax-cut friction heats governor debate

posted: 09/20/2014 3:31 a.m. Comments 8

Gubernatorial candidates Mike Ross and Asa Hutchinson jousted Friday night about their tax-cut plans, their records in Congress and negative campaign ads during a debate that Hutchinson called "a little heated."

$993,780 approved for school Net study

posted: 09/20/2014 3:30 a.m. Discuss

Several state senators questioned the cost and the need for a study capped at $993,780 to assess broadband access, equipment and connectivity at every school in Arkansas, but the Arkansas Legislative Council approved the contract to perform the study by voice vote Friday.

State picks $98.4 million bid to swap out Broadway Bridge

posted: 09/20/2014 3:28 a.m. Comment 1

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department accepted the lowest of four bids Friday to replace the Broadway Bridge in what will be the largest contract the agency has ever awarded.

Grain losses rise to $15.7 million

posted: 09/20/2014 3:27 a.m. Discuss

Farmers and others in the grain industry say that Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. in Brinkley and related businesses have failed to pay them for crops valued at $15.7 million, according to the latest figure.

Theater review: Go, Dog. Go! chases silly, colorful nonsense

posted: 09/20/2014 2:45 a.m. Discuss

Go, Dog. Go! fetches just what the title says -- dogs on the run, dogs in cars, on bicycles, on roller skates, on the go.

The green menace

posted: 09/20/2014 2:01 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas has always had a fair share of the planet's more than a million described species of insects. And now the emerald ash borer has found us, with confirmed sightings in six Arkansas counties. That could be only the tip of the iceberg.

Personal Space

posted: 09/20/2014 1:58 a.m. Discuss

Sara Drew Where I live: I live in the Stifft Station neighborhood of Little Rock with my husband, Will, our son, Liam, and our rescued dogs, Cleo and Bernie.

Ex-insurance exec pleads guilty in fraud case

posted: 09/19/2014 6:02 p.m. Discuss

A Little Rock man pleaded guilty to charges of theft or embezzlement in connection with health care Friday after he purportedly used a company-issued credit card for personal use, officials say.

Correction Department head Hobbs to retire

posted: 09/19/2014 5:07 p.m. Comments 2

Ray Hobbs, director of the Arkansas Department of Correction, announced his retirement Friday.

3 arrested in July camper theft

posted: 09/19/2014 4:51 p.m. Discuss

Three people accused of stealing a camper in July were arrested Wednesday in Benton.

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