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Members of the House leave the Capitol to begin their August recess Wednesday after approving stopgap funding for highways and veterans’ health care.

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Members of the House leave the Capitol to begin their August recess Wednesday after approving stopgap funding for highways and veterans’ health care.

$8B road bill for short term clears House

WASHINGTON -- The House voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to shore up federal highway aid for three months and veterans' health care before heading out of town for its August recess without considering a long-term proposal by the Senate. In one of its last decisions before adjourning for a month, the H...

$8B road bill for short term clears House

The House voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to shore up federal highway aid for three months and veterans' health care before heading out of town for its August recess without considering a long-term proposal by the Senate.

I-30 corridor study wins U.S. approval

A year-long planning study on how to improve the congested Interstate 30 corridor through downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock has won formal federal government approval, state highway officials announced Wednesday.

Old times there forgotten

If heaven ain't a lot like Dixie, we don't wanna go. (Gosh, there's got to be a country song in there somewhere.) But, as recent stories in the newspaper suggest, Dixie hasn't always been all mint juleps and Aunt Bea's cornbread muffins. Like the history of any place, history here is mixed.

Tight end not afraid of a crowd

It's difficult to pinpoint exactly where the Arkansas Razorbacks' biggest strength lies on offense heading into this season.

Fed watches for economic gains

The Federal Reserve appears on track to raise interest rates later this year but signaled Wednesday that it wants to see further economic gains and higher inflation before doing so.

THE WEEKEND TEN

1 PITS Clarksville hosts its annual salute to fuzzy, juicy fruit with the Johnson County Peach Festival, today-Saturday. The party will include all the usual activities, including arts and crafts, games, music, children's activities, tours, bake-offs and peach pie-eating contests.

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