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Dr. Ken Bridges | We all scream for ice cream

Jul 22, 2014 6:19am

Summer in Arkansas means long, hot days and starry nights. It is a time for kids staying up late chasing fireflies in their back yards and jumping into whatever puddle of water they can find to...

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Parole Board recommends clemency for murder convict

Oct 24, 2013 9:11am

For at least the 13th time, the state Parole Board on Tuesday recommended clemency for a woman who has been serving a life sentence for capital murder since 1978.

The board said in its...

Parole Board recommends clemency for capital murder convict

Oct 22, 2013 9:23pm

LITTLE ROCK — For at least the 13th time, the state Parole Board on Tuesday recommended clemency for a woman who has been serving a life sentence for capital murder since 1978.

The board...

ABC director scolds movie theater managers seeking alcohol permit

Oct 17, 2013 9:22am

Representatives of a North Little Rock movie theater seeking to add beer and wine to its concessions received a scolding Wednesday from the director of the state Alcoholic Beverage Control...

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., speaks in North Little Rock on Thursday, a day after the House and Senate passed legislation to end the budget stalemate in Washington, D.C. Pryor said Thursday that House Republicans “embarrassed America” during the 16-day federal government shutdown. (John Lyon photo)

Pryor: House GOP group ‘embarrassed America’ during budget standoff

Oct 17, 2013 10:59pm

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — A small group of Republicans in Congress “embarrassed America” with the standoff that led to a 16-day government shutdown, U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor said Thursday.

A spokesman...

Gov. Beebe announces 33 appointments to boards, commissions

Oct 15, 2013 10:55pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe today announced 33 appointments to boards and commissions, including the following from Pulaski County:

• Gregory McKinney, M.D., Maumelle, to the Arkansas...

Class-action status upheld in lawsuit over hotel taxes

Oct 10, 2013 3:52pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a circuit judge’s decision to grant class-action status to a lawsuit alleging that online travel companies are not paying their fair share...

Beebe names 23 to state boards, commissions

Oct 09, 2013 6:26pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe announced 23 appointments to state boards and commissions Wednesday.

Those appointed from Pulaski County:

—Dr. Mary Aitken, Maumelle, reappointed to the...

State Supreme Court hears oral arguments in hotel tax dispute

Oct 03, 2013 6:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — The courts are not the proper venue for a claim that online travel companies like Hotels.com are paying their fare share of taxes to cities and counties, a lawyer for the companies...

Pollution, Ecology Commission public hearing set

Aug 29, 2013 8:30pm

The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission will hold a public hearing at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, in North Little Rock to receive public comments on proposed changes to APC&EC...

Highway Department to limit lane closures during holiday

Updated: Aug 29, 2013 5:37pm

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department is limiting lane closures in construction zones during the Labor Day holiday.

AHTD, however, reminds drivers to use extra caution...