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Springdale Republican annouces plans to run again

posted: 09/05/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

State Rep. Lance Eads of Springdale will run for his second two-year term in the District 88 seat, he announced Friday.

Debate offers glimpse of Fayetteville School Board candidates

posted: 09/05/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Three candidates for the Zone 2 seat on the Fayetteville School Board spent an hour Friday giving insight into their personalities and views on a variety of topics, including hiring a superintendent, business partnerships and sex education.

Bella Vistan challenges Powers in Bentonville School Board race

posted: 09/05/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Rebecca Powers has dealt with controversy in her first term as a School Board member, but it hasn't deterred her from seeking re-election.

Ethics panel investigates Milligan after complaint

posted: 09/04/2015 3:37 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Ethics Commission has started an investigation of state Treasurer Dennis Milligan, after Little Rock attorney Matt Campbell filed a wide-ranging ethics complaint against him.

Goodson to run for chief justice, touts 'conservative values'

posted: 09/03/2015 3:20 a.m. Comments 3

A day after the state's new chief justice was sworn in, a sitting Arkansas Supreme Court justice announced her plans to run for the post in 2016.

State Democrats hire new director

posted: 09/03/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas Democrats have hired as their next executive director the former head of the Montana Democratic Party.

Clinton circle talks Arkansas in emails

posted: 09/02/2015 3:56 a.m. Comment 1

Thousands of pages of emails from 2009 and 2010 show insights into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her inner circle, including notes about Arkansas acquaintances, gossip about American politics and occasional mentions of her husband's nonprofit foundation.

Deal strengthens Iran, Hill asserts

posted: 09/02/2015 3:30 a.m. Discuss

U.S. Rep. French Hill said Tuesday that the Iran nuclear agreement negotiated by President Barack Obama's administration and five other nations delays Iran's nuclear program, "but in no way ends it."

Conway judge to run for appeals court seat

posted: 09/02/2015 3:16 a.m. Discuss

Circuit Judge Mike Murphy of Conway is running for District 2, Position 2 on the Arkansas Court of Appeals in the March 1 nonpartisan judicial election, Murphy said Monday.

State Democrats hire new director

posted: 09/01/2015 3:57 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas Democrats have hired as their next executive director the former head of the Montana Democratic Party.

Cotton meets Netanyahu to discuss Iran deal

posted: 08/31/2015 2:55 p.m. Comments 28

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton on Monday met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the Iran nuclear deal, saying the meeting reaffirmed his opposition to the agreement.

Washington News in Brief: D.C. delegation home on break

posted: 08/30/2015 5:23 a.m. Discuss

The six Republicans in Arkansas' congressional delegation were in Arkansas last week continuing their August recess. Lawmakers are to return to Washington on Sept. 8.

COMMANDMENTS FIGHTING WORDS: Atheists vow to put up 'no-gods' statue

posted: 08/27/2015 5:27 a.m. Comments 58

If Christians post the Ten Commandments at the state Capitol, instructing Arkansans to honor "the LORD thy God," then atheists say they want to erect a monument declaring "There are no gods."

Congress seat aim of Curry

posted: 08/27/2015 4:47 a.m. Discuss

Former Little Rock School Board member Dianne Curry said Wednesday that she's seeking the 2nd Congressional District seat -- held by Little Rock Republican French Hill -- and wants to work on improving the economy, education and health care.

Milligan ethics-complaint filer retracts special-ad-rate claim

posted: 08/27/2015 4:42 a.m. Discuss

Attorney Matt Campbell of Little Rock has submitted a revised ethics complaint against state Treasurer Dennis Milligan and removed his allegation that Milligan's campaign got special newspaper advertising rates that were lower than those offered to other candidates.

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