Dam opponents reach out to state and federal officials

Subscriber onlyOpponents of the Lake Bella Vista dam voiced their opinions Thursday to more than a dozen state and federal officials in a letter-writing campaign.

Judge arrested in death of son

Subscriber onlyGarland County Circuit Judge Wade Naramore was arrested Thursday on a charge of negligent homicide in the heat-related death of his 17-month-old son in July 2015.

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Bomb scare closes Central Avenue

Subscriber only A man headed to court stashed his backpack containing drug paraphernalia underneath a van in a nearby parking lot Thursday, setting off a bomb scare that closed downtown’s East Central Avenue for an hour, police said.

Former Gravette teacher pleads not guilty to sexual assault

Subscriber onlyA former Gravette teacher pleaded not guilty Thursday to sexually assaulting a student last year.

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Advocates in family cases say money, time too short

Subscriber onlyLawmakers are questioning whether parents and youths have fair representation before judges when the Arkansas Department of Human Services takes a child.

Incumbents, challengers split on health care

Subscriber only"Arkansas Works," Gov. Asa Hutchinson's revamping of the state's health care spending, is nothing but a rebranding of the "private option" health care plan passed by his Democratic predecessor, challengers at a Bentonville legislative candidates forum said Thursday.


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Yellen: Unsure of global pressure

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen cautioned Thursday that global economic pressures pose risks to the U.S. economy but said it's too soon to know whether those risks are severe enough to alter the Fed's interest-rate policies.