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Developers to make pitch to NLR panel for riverfront land

posted: 12/22/2014 3:16 a.m. Discuss

A development opportunity is in the works for city-owned property along the Arkansas River in North Little Rock that city officials have envisioned for years as a viable spot for riverfront residences.

Much data collected by citizen scientists

posted: 12/22/2014 3:15 a.m. Discuss

Russell Rhodes holds up a water sample he pulled from Lake Fayetteville and points to little green specks floating in the jar.

County protests fluoride mandate

posted: 12/22/2014 3:15 a.m. Comments 7

Some Newton County officials are protesting a state law that requires regional water systems to add fluoride to their water supply.

UA developing art district

posted: 12/22/2014 3:08 a.m. Discuss

A new off-campus home for University of Arkansas at Fayetteville students' sculptural work will create what the university is calling an Art and Design District near a section of the city's trail system in south Fayetteville.

Get involved, Beebe tells UA grads

posted: 12/21/2014 2:27 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Gov. Mike Beebe encouraged graduates of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville to get involved in politics.

Teachers search for tools to help kids take new tests

posted: 12/21/2014 2:18 a.m. Discuss

When seventh-graders take the state's new computer-based standardized test in literacy next spring, not only will they see traditional reading passages but also videos and animations on monitors.

UA art students to get new digs

posted: 12/21/2014 2:17 a.m. Discuss

A new off-campus home for University of Arkansas at Fayetteville students' sculpture work will create what the university is calling an Art and Design District near a section of the city's trail system in south Fayetteville.

Circuit courts in Arkansas owed millions

posted: 12/21/2014 2:16 a.m. Comments 2

Millions of dollars in fines, costs and restitution from felony criminal cases are owed to circuit courts throughout Arkansas.

Eagle Watch Tours planned at Hobbs

posted: 12/21/2014 2:15 a.m. Discuss

Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area near Rogers will host a series of Eagle Watch Tours throughout the month of January.

Divorces

posted: 12/21/2014 2:13 a.m. Discuss

BENTON COUNTY The following divorces were recorded in the circuit clerk’s office from Dec. 11-17.

VA hospital says patient had Legionella exposure

updated: 12/20/2014 3:16 a.m. Discuss

A patient of the Fayetteville Veterans Affairs hospital was exposed to Legionella bacteria sometime within the past year, the hospital reported Friday.

The state/region in brief

posted: 12/20/2014 3:02 a.m. Discuss

Woman's shooting deemed justified PARAGOULD -- A Paragould police officer who shot and wounded a woman when she ran at him with a knife earlier this month was justified in his actions, a prosecutor who investigated the case decided.

Noteworthy Deaths: Model, dancer in U.K.'s 'Profumo Affair'

posted: 12/20/2014 3 a.m. Discuss

Mandy Rice-Davies, a key figure in the "Profumo Affair," a sex-and-politics scandal that rocked Cold War Britain, has died at age 70.

2 suffer burns at abandoned house

posted: 12/19/2014 2:15 a.m. Discuss

FORT SMITH -- A man and woman were recovering in the burn unit at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock on Thursday after suffering injuries in a fire that started Wednesday afternoon in an abandoned Fort Smith house.

Report: Arkansas not disease-ready

posted: 12/19/2014 2:08 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas is the least prepared state in the nation for an infectious disease outbreak, according to a report released Thursday by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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