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Gov. Asa Hutchinson outlines his higher education goals during a meeting of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education on Tuesday.

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Gov. Asa Hutchinson outlines his higher education goals during a meeting of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education on Tuesday.

Hutchinson: State needs to re-evaluate higher ed funding

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said during an Arkansas Department of Higher Education meeting Tuesday that the state should re-evaluate its "outdated" method of funding higher education. The funding changes, he said, should be formed through a base amount, with additional funding given through performance ass...

Lawrence County OKs placing tax issue on November ballot

WALNUT RIDGE — Voters in a northeast Arkansas county will be asked this fall to approve a sales tax increase to help build and maintain a new jail.

Illinois police hunt for 3 suspects after officer killed

FOX LAKE, Ill. — Police in northern Illinois say a manhunt is underway after an officer was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men.

Thai prime minister says bombing suspect arrested at border

BANGKOK — Thai authorities arrested a man they believe is part of a group responsible for a deadly bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago, the prime minister announced Tuesday. He said the suspect resembles a yellow-shirted man in a surveillance video who police say planted the bomb.

Medicaid ends for 17,000 despite reprieve for others

More than 17,000 individuals will lose their health coverage today despite a federally mandated change in Arkansas' process for conducting Medicaid renewals, a spokesman for the state Department of Health and Human Services said Monday.

Legislative Council signs off on watershed hog-farm ban

A proposed five-year ban on new medium and large hog farms in the Buffalo National River watershed cleared the Arkansas Legislative Council on Friday, after an unsuccessful bid by state Rep. Nate Bell, I-Mena, to prevent it.

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