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U.S. 67/167 lane to shift in Jacksonville

posted: 08/28/2016 2:37 a.m. Discuss

Construction on U.S. 67/167 in Jacksonville will require an overnight lane shift to move traffic onto new pavement Monday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.

Education notebook

posted: 08/28/2016 2:34 a.m. Discuss

ACT scores down 1.9 points in NLR ACT college entrance exam results from Pulaski County area school districts and charter schools continue to arrive after the publication in Wednesday's newspaper of the 2016 national, state and some local scores.

Our Town: Little Rock notebook

posted: 08/28/2016 2:33 a.m. Discuss

Pedestrian bridge due by year’s end A new pedestrian bridge to take people from the Clinton Presidential Center to an island in the Arkansas River will be complete by the end of the year, Little Rock officials said.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 08/28/2016 2:33 a.m. Discuss

Chief set to retire from Animal Control

Getting it straight

posted: 08/28/2016 2:33 a.m. Discuss

The Democrat-Gazette wants its news reports to be fair and accurate. We correct all errors of fact. If you know of an error, write: Kim Christ Deputy Managing Editor P.O. Box 2221 Little Rock, Ark. 72203 or call 378-3495 during business hours Monday through Friday.

Assault charge filed after car hits North Little Rock officer

posted: 08/28/2016 2:32 a.m. Discuss

North Little Rock police on Saturday arrested a 23-year-old man who was accused of hitting an officer with a vehicle earlier in the week.

Pet of the Week

posted: 08/28/2016 2:31 a.m. Discuss

Junior, a shepherd/hound mix, is a friendly guy who had been surrendered to the Little Rock Animal Village because he was getting to be too big. He still has a lot of puppy in him and is full of playful energy. He is a sweet dog who gets sweeter every second. Junior is neutered and vaccinated. He's about 1 year old and weighs 50 pounds. His adoption fee is $150.

Powerball

posted: 08/28/2016 2:31 a.m. Discuss

The winning numbers drawn Saturday night in Powerball: 4-32-48-49-63

Other days

posted: 08/28/2016 2:30 a.m. Discuss

100 years ago

Higher education notebook

posted: 08/28/2016 2:29 a.m. Discuss

Benghazi survivor to speak at SAU The private security contractor who is recognized as the hero of the Benghazi attack will speak at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia in October.

UA notebook

posted: 08/28/2016 2:27 a.m. Discuss

UA looks at tools for data analysis FAYETTEVILLE -- Contract negotiations will begin between the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and Academic Analytics for data analysis tools to keep track of scholarly activity and faculty productivity, according to a letter Tuesday from UA.

War Eagle Bridge work nearing approval

posted: 08/28/2016 1:09 a.m. Discuss

Benton County officials are optimistic repairs to the historic War Eagle Bridge can begin around Nov. 1 and be completed before the 2017 spring craft fair in May.

Northwest Arkansas high schools report performance on ACT for Class of 2016

posted: 08/28/2016 1:08 a.m. Discuss

Haas Hall Academy of Fayetteville earned the highest average ACT score among 16 high schools reporting results for the Class of 2016.

Commitment to equity remains, Bentonville School District officials say

posted: 08/28/2016 1:07 a.m. Discuss

The district will continue to work to ensure all schools have equal resources despite the board scrapping a policy to that effect, officials said.

Local police increasing presence for Labor Day weekend

posted: 08/28/2016 1:06 a.m. Discuss

Law enforcement agencies across Northwest Arkansas will partner with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to stem drunken driving over Labor Day weekend.

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