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SBIR Road Tour visiting Arkansas

Mar 29, 2016 8:09am

The state’s science and technology entrepreneurs have a rare opportunity to meet with leaders of the $2.5-billion SBIR federal funding program when the 2016 SBIR Road Tour visits Arkansas next...

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Boozman to launch agriculture tour

Aug 18, 2015 10:15am

U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., said Monday he will use the Senate’s August recess for his fifth annual agriculture tour of Arkansas.

Boozman, who serves on the Senate Agriculture Committee...

Law enforcement agencies plan crackdown on drunken driving

Aug 18, 2015 10:13am

State, city and county law enforcement agencies in Arkansas will crack down on drunken driving during the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” initiative, the Arkansas State Police said...

Entries sought for Barkansas photo contest

Aug 04, 2015 8:50am

The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism has launched “Barkansas,” an online photo contest for residents and visitors alike to share photos of their dogs having adventures all across Arkansas...

Phi Beta Sigma conclave to focus on young black men’s futures

Jun 23, 2015 7:41am

The future of boys and young men of color will be the topic of panel discussions at the 101st international conclave of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, set for July 15-19 in Little Rock.


Gov. Asa Hutchinson, right, speaks at a news conference Wednesday on the proposed Religious Freedom Restoration Act as Senate President Pro Tem Jonathan Dismang, R-Beebe, looks on. Hutchinson said he wants lawmakers to make changes to the controversial bill, which reached his desk Tuesday. (Dale Ellis photo)

Hutchinson says he wants changes to ‘religious freedom’ bill

Apr 01, 2015 1:51pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday he wants the state Legislature to make changes to a controversial bill on legal protection for religious beliefs.

Hutchinson spoke to reporters in a news...

VA Secretary says land transfer approved for North Little Rock Veterans Home

Mar 31, 2015 8:22am

VA Secretary Robert McDonald informed Congress last week that his department plans to move forward with a land transfer needed for Arkansas to construct a Veterans home in North Little Rock.


Sponsor drops bill to end importation of California wine

Mar 31, 2015 7:50am

The sponsor of a bill that could end imports of California wine into Arkansas said Monday he has dropped the bill.

On Thursday, the House approved House Bill 1934 by Rep. Dan Douglas, R-...

Kenneth Bridges: Rector’s family connections important for state’s sixth governor

Mar 24, 2015 7:03am

Henry M. Rector had a fiery temper that matched the politics of the years leading to the Civil War. As the sixth governor of Arkansas starting in 1860, Rector would lead the state as the war began...

Ken Bridges: Jones designed his own success

Mar 17, 2015 8:52am

Fay Jones spent his life building and creating, bringing elaborate and stylish building designs to life. In the process, the Arkansas native became one of the most respected and innovative...

Ken Bridges: Fulton lived big in short life

Mar 10, 2015 11:44am

William S. Fulton accomplished much for Arkansas in his short life. He served as the fourth territorial governor and the first U. S. Senator. Through Fulton’s leadership, he made the difficult...