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Five tricks for a tooth-friendly Halloween

Oct 28, 2014 11:12am

Most little boys and ghouls will dress up and ring neighborhood doorbells hoping to collect a large stash of candy this Halloween. After trick-or-treating, Delta Dental encourages parents to pay...

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President Barack Obama comments on the impact of the April 27 tornado during a visit to Vilonia on Wednesday. Looking on, from left, are Vilonia Mayor James Firestone, U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., Gov. Mike Beebe and U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin, R-Little Rock. (Chad Day/Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Pool)

Obama views Arkansas tornado’s destruction

May 07, 2014 6:12pm

LITTLE ROCK — In his first trip to the state since taking office, President Barack Obama on Wednesday toured areas of central Arkansas devastated by last week’s EF4 tornado and said he is...

‘PRAY,’ reads a sign on the broken remnant of a wall at Lifeline Church in Mayflower as Josh Hahn, the church’s music teacher, carries out salvageable items Monday following a Sunday evening tornado. (John Lyon photo)

Deadly tornado rips through Central Arkansas

Apr 28, 2014 6:52pm

LITTLE ROCK — At least 14 people were killed and more than 100 injured when a tornado ripped through central Arkansas on Sunday evening, authorities said Monday.

The Arkansas Department of...

RON KANTOWSKI | ‘Wrestling diplomacy’ sways IOC

Apr 24, 2014 4:45pm

Last year at this time, amateur wrestling was trapped in a full Nelson.

The International Olympic Committee had recommended the sport be eliminated from the Olympics, beginning with the 2020...

Writers workshop in Conway on May 3

Apr 16, 2014 5:01am

The Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop at the University of Central Arkansas will host a one-day Spring Publishing Conference on Saturday, May 3, featuring Writer’s Digest publishing expert Chuck...

Custom Aircraft Cabinets honored by Small Business Administration

Apr 16, 2014 5:01am

John Michael Gueringer and Paul Arthur Reesnes, owners of Custom Aircraft Cabinets were recently honored by the Small Business Administration Arkansas District as the 2014 Arkansas Small Business...

Beethoven on Fire with the Conway Symphony

Apr 16, 2014 5:00am

CONWAY — The Conway Symphony Orchestra will take to the stage for a final concert with Principal Conductor Geoffrey Robson at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at Reynolds Performance Hall on the campuse of...

Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, March 21

Mar 20, 2014 8:08pm

The Morning Line

Oaklawn Park Friday, March 21, 2014

Handicapper Charlie Cooper

Sunday Meet

Winners on Top 2/9 75/336

Winners in Top 4 Selections 6/9 243/336

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U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin of Little Rock makes a point during an interview Tuesday at The Commercial office. (Special to The Commercial/William Harvey)

Griffin says he ‘can’t support’ private option

Feb 19, 2014 12:50pm

U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin of Little Rock said Tuesday that he can’t support the private option that the Arkansas General Assembly is debating in this year’s fiscal session because he has “concerns...

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Cullen announces run for Supreme Court

Feb 17, 2014 7:36pm

LITTLE ROCK — Lawyer Tim Cullen announced Monday he intends to run for the state Supreme Court seat being vacated by retiring Justice Donald Corbin.

Cullen, who lives in Maumelle and...

This map by the Arkansas Forestry Commission shows the burn bans in Arkansas as of 7:30 p.m. Monday. (www.arkfireinfo.org)

50 Arkansas counties now under burn bans

Jan 27, 2014 7:27pm

LITTLE ROCK — Burns bans are now in effect in 50 counties and outdoor burning is strongly discouraged across the state, the Arkansas Forestry Commission said Monday.

The commission said 48...