2 named trustees for UA System

Subscriber onlyThe latest appointees to the governing board of the University of Arkansas System have a strong background in Republican politics, with Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday naming as trustees his policy director, Kelly Eichler, and a two-time GOP nominee for governor in the 1990s, Sheffield Nelson.

Rivals differ in Springdale House race

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Three Republican primary candidates are claiming three kinds of experience in the race for Springdale's state House District 88.

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Two arrested in Friday's stabbing in Springdale

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Police arrested a man and a juvenile in connection with Friday's stabbing on South Thompson Street.

County judge and sheriff candidates face off

Subscriber onlyPEA RIDGE -- Sheriff Kelley Cradduck faced off Monday night at a forum against the three men attempting to defeat him in the upcoming Republican primary election.

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State drops bid to limit bonus to nationally certified teachers

Subscriber onlyFacing opposition from teacher groups, the Arkansas Department of Education will drop a proposal to end annual payments to teachers with National Board Certification after 10 years, Education Commissioner Johnny Key told lawmakers Monday.

Fayetteville's second Raising Cane's, Whataburger get plan approval

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A second Raising Cane's chicken-finger restaurant could come to Northwest Arkansas, but the developer said Monday a city tree preservation rule would need to be adjusted for the project to happen.


No. 1 UConn wins 60th in a row

Subscriber onlyCOLUMBIA, S.C. -- Connecticut women's Coach Gene Auriemma smiled at his three senior starters, savoring the latest virtuoso performance on the big stage by Breanna Stewart, Morgan Tuck and Moriah Jefferson -- and fretting about their departure next season.


Commentary: A few realities about global warming

Subscriber onlyOf the 136 years on the global record books, 2015 was by far the hottest. The year before was the second hottest. Fifteen of the 16 hottest years occurred after 2000. Last year was so hot it will probably hold the record for several years, causing global warming deniers -- always frantic for statistics that seemingly support their non-existent case -- to argue that everything's fine because temperatures have now leveled off. It's an ironic argument that deniers have made before, following an extremely warm year in 1998.


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Drugmakers' pain-panel ties vex senator

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- A high-ranking Senate Democrat is scrutinizing links between pharmaceutical companies and government advisers who recently criticized efforts to reduce the amount of prescribed painkillers.