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Greg Adams (left), president of the Little Rock School Board, talks with state Board of Education Chairman Sam Ledbetter after the board’s vote Wednesday to take over the district and remove the board immediately. Ledbetter cast the deciding vote for the takeover.

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Greg Adams (left), president of the Little Rock School Board, talks with state Board of Education Chairman Sam Ledbetter after the board’s vote Wednesday to take over the district and remove the board immediately. Ledbetter cast the deciding vote for the takeover.

State takes over LR schools

The Arkansas Board of Education voted 5-4 Wednesday to take control of the Little Rock School District, immediately removing the seven elected School Board members and placing newly designated "interim" Superintendent Dexter Suggs under the direction of state Education Commissioner Tony Wood. ...

Blizzard-blasted Boston back on its feet

Boston bounced back quickly Wednesday from the blizzard of 2015, with subways, buses and trains up and running again the morning after the storm buried portions of New England in 2 feet to 3 feet of snow.

State takes over LR schools

The Arkansas Board of Education voted 5-4 Wednesday to take control of the Little Rock School District, immediately removing the seven elected School Board members and placing newly designated "interim" Superintendent Dexter Suggs under the direction of state Education Commissioner Tony Wood.

It's just one little step

It's only a wee little step, child. Just put one foot in front of the other. You don't even have to put the whole foot in front of the other. Just a couple of toes. And bit by bit you can make progress. (Although in some slower cases, and in some more stubborn states, progress ...

Razorbacks encouraged by what's ahead in spring

Dave Van Horn and his Arkansas Razorbacks have a sunny outlook on the 2015 season, much like the unseasonably warm weather and bright skies that blanketed Northwest Arkansas early this week.

Inflation still ebbing, Fed leaves rate near zero

Federal Reserve policymakers on Wednesday kept their benchmark interest rate near zero and reiterated a plan to be patient about future increases, indicating there won't be one until at least June despite a more upbeat assessment of the U.S. economy.

THE WEEKEND TEN

1 PRINTS The 2015 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition opens with a reception at 4 p.m. today in the Bradbury Gallery of Arkansas State University's Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro.

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