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Bill adds to indigent vets' funeral aid

posted: 06/30/2016 3:22 a.m. Discuss

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton urged the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on Wednesday to pass legislation that would offer federal burial assistance to indigent veterans laid to rest in state or tribal veterans cemeteries.

Though touted for VP spot, Cotton says nothing going on

posted: 06/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 7

Dismissing speculation that he's on Donald Trump's short list for vice president, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton said repeatedly Tuesday that he doesn't believe he'll be the New York billionaire's running mate.

Huckabee paying $25,000 for 'Eye of the Tiger'

posted: 06/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee's presidential campaign has agreed to pay $25,000 to settle a lawsuit for using a 1980s rock anthem, "Eye of the Tiger," without the permission of the music's owner, CNN Money said this week.

Washington news in brief

updated: 06/26/2016 3:11 a.m. Discuss

Fulbright Program saluted for its 70th U.S. Sen. John Boozman of Rogers and U.S. Rep. French Hill of Little Rock introduced resolutions marking the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright Program.

Top prize honors work to build up Fort Chaffee area

posted: 06/26/2016 2:43 a.m. Discuss

Nearly two decades after the federal government closed Fort Chaffee, efforts to develop the former post are attracting national recognition.

Arkansans in D.C., leaders in state react to U.K. results

updated: 06/25/2016 2:41 a.m. Discuss

The decision to leave the European Union by the United Kingdom won't affect its relationship with the United States, members of the Arkansas congressional delegation said Friday.

School's affirmative-action plan upheld

updated: 06/24/2016 2:46 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the constitutionality of the University of Texas' admissions process, saying it could continue using race as one of many factors in determining whom it admits.

Group lauds Fort Chaffee development

posted: 06/24/2016 1:01 a.m. Discuss

Nearly two decades after the federal government closed Fort Chaffee, efforts to develop the former base are attracting national recognition.

In D.C., 7 defend catfish scrutiny

posted: 06/23/2016 2:12 a.m. Discuss

U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Ark., and lawmakers from other catfish-farming states said they will fight to protect a new catfish inspection system that critics say is wasteful and unnecessary.

Group lauds Fort Chaffee development effort

posted: 06/23/2016 1:04 a.m. Discuss

Nearly two decades after the federal government closed Fort Chaffee, efforts to develop the former base are attracting national recognition.

‘Eye of the Tiger’ use rocky for former candidate Huckabee

posted: 06/23/2016 1:01 a.m. Discuss

Former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has agreed to pay $12,500 for using a rock song on the campaign trail without the artist’s permission.

Catchy tune proves costly: 'Eye of the Tiger' artist sues Huckabee campaign, gets $12,500

posted: 06/22/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 7

Former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has agreed to pay $12,500 for using a rock song on the campaign trail without the artist's permission.

Arkansan among faith leaders to meet Trump

posted: 06/22/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

The head of Arkansas' largest Southern Baptist megachurch joined with other faith leaders in meeting with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in New York City on Tuesday.

Washington news in brief

updated: 06/18/2016 3:02 a.m. Discuss

Congress honors 2 Arkansas educators

House panel OKs bill to foil power line

posted: 06/16/2016 3:15 a.m. Comments 4

The U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday approved legislation aimed at blocking construction of a power line across Arkansas.

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