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Governor boundary on ballot; Issue 2 lets leader travel, run state

posted: 10/24/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

For the second time in 14 years, Arkansas voters will decide the fate of a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow the governor to retain his powers when he travels out of state.

Clinton's focus: Aid Democrats

posted: 10/24/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

DURHAM, N.C. -- Hillary Clinton is turning her attention away from Donald Trump, saying she will spend the final two weeks of the campaign helping Democrats in Senate and House races.

Early voting statewide starts today for the general election

posted: 10/24/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Early voting starts statewide today for the Nov. 8 general election.

Migrants stump for Clinton, say future in U.S. at stake

updated: 10/24/2016 2:41 a.m. Discuss

Unable to vote in the presidential election, a group of undocumented migrants is knocking on doors in northern Virginia in support of Hillary Clinton and other Democratic candidates, convinced that the outcome of the election will determine whether they can secure a path to citizenship in the country they've known since childhood.

Forests key issue in House election

posted: 10/24/2016 2:34 a.m. Discuss

During a recess from Congress in August, 4th District Rep. Bruce Westerman took a three-day forestry tour through southern Arkansas timberland, praising the resurgence of the pulp and paper industry while touting his own efforts to ease government regulations affecting that business.

2 tout their skills in run for office

posted: 10/24/2016 2:33 a.m. Discuss

Republican Jimmy Gazaway is touting his legal experience while his Democratic opponent, Frankie Gilliam, is emphasizing her economic development experience in their bids for the state House seat held by departing Rep. Mary Broadaway, a Democrat.

City directors draw challengers

posted: 10/24/2016 2:32 a.m. Discuss

FORT SMITH -- All four candidates running for the city director Ward 2 and 4 positions said at a recent forum that they would oppose raising water rates to pay for needed improvements to the system.

Incumbent, challenger for Ward 2, Position 2 seek growth

posted: 10/24/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- The incumbent and challenger for Springdale City Council Ward 2, Position 2 seek to foster growth and development in the city.

Assessor candidates focus on technology, customer service

posted: 10/24/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Russell Hill, the Republican incumbent, will face Democrat Carol Waddle in the general election for Washington County assessor.

Election officials expect high turnout as early voting begins

posted: 10/24/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

Early voting starts today for a presidential election that Northwest Arkansas officials expect will bring exceptionally high voter turnout.

Arkansas expects Election Day surge; turnout likely to top 2008, 2012, officials say

updated: 10/24/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

Officials working for Secretary of State Mark Martin expect turnout for the Nov. 8 general election to be higher than in the past two presidential election years of 2008 and 2012, a spokesman said.

14 vie for revived county district School Board

posted: 10/23/2016 5:06 a.m. Discuss

Fourteen people are running for election Nov. 8 to the School Board for the Pulaski County Special School District -- a district that is exiting five years of state control during which it had no elected board.

Planning experience cited by North Little Rock council hopefuls

posted: 10/23/2016 4:37 a.m. Discuss

A city planning commissioner and a former city alderman running for an open Ward 3 seat make up the only municipal race in North Little Rock in the Nov. 8 general election.

In Little Rock's Ward 4, public safety is focus

posted: 10/23/2016 4:34 a.m. Comments 2

Both candidates for the Ward 4 position on the Little Rock Board of Directors say public safety will be their No. 1 priority.

Suing accusers, Trump declares in policy speech

posted: 10/23/2016 4:10 a.m. Comments 9

Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other lewd behavior. He called them "liars" whose allegations he blamed Democrats for orchestrating.




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