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Officials release names of those killed in boat accident

Subscriber onlyBRANSON, Mo. -- More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely would not have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket mix-up.

Arkansas teacher system to back pellet-maker's $150 million loan

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Teacher Retirement System will guarantee a $150 million loan and interest owed by Highland Pellets LLC, which operates a wood-pellet manufacturing plant in the Pine Bluff industrial park near White Hall, the system's trustees decided Friday.

In-person visits to end at county jail

Subscriber onlyThe Benton County Jail will no longer offer free, in-person visits between inmates and their family members and friends starting in September, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Arkansas Governor accepts party's nomination for re-election

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has formally accepted the state Republican Party's nomination for governor, seeking re...

Judge refuses to stay ruling on abortion; state wants pacts between providers, doctors

Subscriber onlyA federal judge refused Friday to stay, or suspend, her July 2 injunction blocking the state from requiring abortion providers to ...

NWACC officials considers adding dorms

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas Community College officials are considering adding dormitories.

UA immigration-law clinic chief ready to work

Subscriber onlyStudents interested in immigration law have been "very attuned to what was going on in the world," said Beth Zilberman, new direct...

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Raising Cane's to open in Bentonville

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers is coming to Bentonville with a grand opening set for Tuesday morning, according to a news release.


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Carpenter puts on historic show

Subscriber onlyAlready in the midst of a monster game, Matt Carpenter almost left too early.


Humanae Vitae turns 50: Pope Paul VI’s encyclical in 1968 followed the approval of the first birth control pill

Subscriber onlyHumanae Vitae -- the encyclical issued by Pope Paul VI that reaffirmed teachings of the Catholic Church concerning marriage and family, the sanctity of life, sex within marriage and responsible parenthood -- reaches its 50-year mark Wednesday.


Memories made at Silver Bow Club

Subscriber onlyI'd been writing the Silver Bow Club story in my mind for four days. How do I cover all the neat things I saw on my trip to Divide, Mont., with friend Wayne Reed?


NWA editorial: Protect and serve

Subscriber onlyIt is not insignificant that the Arkansas Constitution mandates "the State shall ever maintain a general, suitable and efficient system of free public schools and shall adopt all suitable means to secure to the people the advantages and opportunities of education."


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Scientists alter dairy cattle DNA

Subscriber onlyFor nine nerve-racking months beginning in the summer of 2014, Dan Carlson waited for his lab experiments to be born.