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Forecasters predict heavy rainfall for Oklahoma, Arkansas

posted: 07/05/2015 2 p.m. Discuss

TULSA, Okla. — Weather forecasters are predicting more heavy rainfall in rain-saturated areas of northeastern Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas.

Heavy rainfall impacts shipping at Tulsa Port of Catoosa

posted: 07/05/2015 11:26 a.m. Discuss

TULSA, Okla. — Heavy rainfall in northeastern Oklahoma has impacted waterway shipping along the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System and the Tulsa Port of Catoosa.

Medicare fraud went unnoticed

updated: 07/05/2015 5:07 a.m. Comments 5

The social worker's bills were as suspicious as they were numerous.

Broadway span hits a bump

posted: 07/05/2015 5:07 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas River isn't the Mighty Mississippi, but it has proved to be a formidable force in the early going of the $98 million project to replace the Broadway Bridge linking Little Rock and North Little Rock.

LETTING GO OF FEAR: Implant a first step toward a new life

updated: 07/05/2015 5:06 a.m. Discuss

Thomasine Williams keeps a beach towel tucked underneath her mattress.

After 69-year career, educator calls it quits

posted: 07/05/2015 5 a.m. Discuss

Joyce Vaught's first day as a teacher started in a two-room schoolhouse that has long since vanished.

Early voting on LR library tax to begin

posted: 07/05/2015 4:58 a.m. Discuss

Early voting will begin Tuesday to decide whether to lower and extend the Little Rock library tax.

Flying feet, fists landing in LR

posted: 07/05/2015 4:56 a.m. Discuss

For the 25th year, Little Rock's Statehouse Convention Center will host the American Taekwondo Association (ATA) World Championship, held Monday through Sunday.

Researchers screen vets' health online

posted: 07/05/2015 4:54 a.m. Discuss

An investigator with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and a research coordinator from the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System are working to make it easier for veterans and service members nationwide to seek mental health care.

Sherwood center offerings bulk up

posted: 07/05/2015 4:52 a.m. Discuss

New fitness equipment at Sherwood's Bill Harmon Recreation Center is targeted toward all ages, sexes and abilities to allow strength and cardio workouts that focus on specific muscle groups or total body routines, center officials say.

Paper Trails: Campbell's care focus of dispute

posted: 07/05/2015 4:51 a.m. Discuss

Glen Campbell's golden years have been dimmed by his struggle with Alzheimer's disease, diagnosed in 2011. But the Country Music Hall of Fame member and native Arkansan sought to bow out of the limelight with dignity and grace.

Holiday shootings kill 2, hurt 3 in LR

posted: 07/05/2015 4:43 a.m. Discuss

Five people were shot, two fatally, in Little Rock on Independence Day, police reported.

North Little Rock notebook: Clerks issue note on sales licenses

posted: 07/05/2015 4:43 a.m. Discuss

Complaints about solicitors going door-to-door in North Little Rock neighborhoods in recent weeks have prompted the North Little Rock City Clerk and Treasurer's office to issue reminders to residents that those salesmen must have a peddlers permit issued by the City Clerk's office.

Springdale man held in '06 slaying is freed

posted: 07/05/2015 4:40 a.m. Discuss

A Springdale man accused of killing a young woman in 2006 was set free Wednesday morning after his capital-murder charge was dropped.

Education notebook: New district board to review salaries

posted: 07/05/2015 4:39 a.m. Discuss

The interim School Board for the new Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District will review proposed employee salary schedules for the 2016-17 school year when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Jacksonville Community Center.

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