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Lottery's retailers wary of debit fees

posted: 07/23/2017 3:52 a.m. Comment 1

Some Arkansas Scholarship Lottery retailers are still unsure whether they will accept debit cards on ticket purchases when the law allowing the cards' use takes effect Aug. 1.

Price measure shows UA costs' rise outpacing family incomes

updated: 07/23/2017 3:49 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- An estimate of the true cost to attend the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville increased by about $700 for 2015-16, the most recent academic year with data available.

Hog farm in watershed finds tolerance, disdain

updated: 07/23/2017 3:47 a.m. Comment 1

NEWTON COUNTY -- Four years have passed since C&H Hog Farms began operating along a tributary 6 miles from the Buffalo River, but not much has changed for most folks in Newton and Searcy counties.

Homes for LR homeless in plans

posted: 07/23/2017 3:29 a.m. Discuss

As it finishes renovating its basement to provide more space for people to take showers and wash clothes, the Jericho Way homeless resource center in Little Rock also is planning a much bigger project that would give some of its clients their own bathrooms.

Public housing transfer begins

posted: 07/23/2017 3:27 a.m. Discuss

A multimillion-dollar rehabilitation plan that aims to address badly needed repairs in many of Little Rock's public housing buildings is officially underway, Little Rock public housing officials have announced.

$1,000-plus rises in data

updated: 07/23/2017 3:26 a.m. Discuss

Three of the state's six largest public universities saw average net price increases of more than $1,000 in 2015-16, according to the most recent federal data updated earlier this month.

Democrat speaks at annual dinner

posted: 07/23/2017 3:24 a.m. Discuss

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards told Arkansas Democrats in Little Rock on Saturday night that there's an opportunity for them to flip seats in 2018 -- pointing to his own election in a deeply red state nearly two years ago.

Washington news in brief

updated: 07/22/2017 3:23 a.m. Discuss

Cotton still unsure on health bill effort

NLR sales tax increase will prevent cuts, mayor says

posted: 07/23/2017 3:20 a.m. Discuss

Editor's note: This is the first report in a series detailing North Little Rock's plans for funding from a proposed 1 percentage point city sales tax increase. Today's focus is the permanent, one-half percent portion to fund city operations.

Paper Trails: Don't fret, quirkiness abides here

posted: 07/23/2017 3:18 a.m. Discuss

Funny meeting you in the Arkansas section!

Teen ATV driver injured in collision

posted: 07/23/2017 3:18 a.m. Discuss

A teenage boy was critically injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday night in Little Rock, police reported.

Work to disrupt I-49's night traffic

posted: 07/23/2017 3:17 a.m. Discuss

Crews removing a temporary barrier along Interstate 49 in Benton County will require overnight lane closings for five nights beginning Monday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.

Repaving to close LR interstate lanes

posted: 07/23/2017 3:16 a.m. Discuss

Repaving work on interstates 30 and 430 in Little Rock will require lane closures overnight lane closures for four nights beginning today, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.

4 people charged in fatal shooting

posted: 07/23/2017 3:16 a.m. Discuss

Criminal charges have been filed against two men, a woman and a youth in a fatal drive-by shooting in Ashdown.

Couple found dead in Mountain Home

posted: 07/23/2017 3:15 a.m. Discuss

Police were investigating after a man found his mother and stepfather shot dead early Saturday.






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