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Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., left, huddles with U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., during a hearing of the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee on Wednesday. (Peter Urban Photo)

Air Force sees Little Rock as home for C-130J aircraft

Updated: Apr 02, 2014 8:48pm

WASHINGTON – Calling it one of the gems of the Air Force, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III on Wednesday said the Pentagon has no plans to degrade its tactical air lift mission...

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Troopers busy assisting motorist during snow and ice

Dec 06, 2013 6:48pm

State Troopers across Arkansas have spent most of last night and today assisting motorists who have been victims of snow or ice covered highways.

Most of the motor vehicle crashes involved...

A Central Arkansas Transit bus was one of the few vehicles on the Main Street Bridge between Little Rock and North Little Rock Friday as a winter storm, packed with ice and sleet, moved across Arkansas. (Rob Moritz photo)

Winter storm causes power outages, wrecks across state

Dec 06, 2013 4:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — Sleet and ice covered most of Arkansas Friday as a winter storm moved across the state, causing thousands of power outages and wrecks.

By mid-day, Entergy Arkansas was...

This National Weather Service map shows the Hard Freeze Warnings and Freeze Warnings as of 10 p.m. Monday.

Freezing temperatures in state forecast

Nov 11, 2013 9:51pm

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — A cold front approaching from the north will bring the coldest temperatures of the season so far to Arkansas, with mid-week lows dipping below freezing statewide, the National...

AG: Scam targets bank customers

Nov 08, 2013 10:40am

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is warning Arkansas consumers about a widespread scam in which con artists are posing as representatives of financial institutions in order to obtain credit card...

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Arkansas Army National Guard to hold change-of-command ceremony

Nov 01, 2013 11:16pm

The Arkansas Army National Guard will welcome its new commander, Brig. Gen. Patricia Anslow of North Little Rock, to command state’s 7,500 Army National Guardsmen with a ceremony at 2 p.m....

Feds accepting applications for water quality monitoring assistance through next week

Oct 30, 2013 11:39pm

LITTLE ROCK – Farmers and landowners in Arkansas have through the end of next week to apply for federal assistance to monitor edge of field water quality on agricultural lands in targeted...

Lawmaker says private option delay being considered

Oct 30, 2013 11:29pm

LITTLE ROCK — A state legislator said Wednesday there is talk among some lawmakers of delaying implementation of Arkansas’ plan to use Medicaid money to subsidize private insurance coverage for...

Two GOP hopefuls announce for 2nd District congressional seat

Updated: Nov 01, 2013 9:31am

LITTLE ROCK —Two Republicans said Tuesday they plan to run for the 2nd District congressional seat.

Banker French Hill of Little Rock, and Conrad Reynolds of Conway are the first Republicans...

Corps waives day use fees Nov. 11 for veterans and their families

Updated: Nov 01, 2013 9:34am

To commemorate Veterans Day, the Little Rock District of the Army Corps of Engineers will join Corps districts nationwide and waive day use fees at its recreation areas Monday, Nov. 11, for...

Jacksonville officer recognized at law enforcement summit

Oct 09, 2013 9:59pm

LITTLE ROCK — A Jacksonville police officer was recognized Wednesday at a ceremony honoring outstanding officers during the Attorney General’s 2013 Law Enforcement Summit.

Officer Daniel...