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Rx-'pot' measures bad for business, Hutchinson says

Subscriber onlyMedical marijuana is a risk that employers won't want to take when considering Arkansas for job growth, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said at a news conference Wednesday with industry leaders and Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin standing behind him. Continue reading...

List down to 4 for state Teacher of Year

Educators represent LR, Van Buren, Springdale, Lake Hamilton school districts

Subscriber onlyTeachers from Little Rock, Van Buren, Springdale and Lake Hamilton school districts are in the running to be Arkansas' 2017 Teacher of the Year. Continue reading...

3 elementaries win Blue Ribbon honor

Subscriber onlyThe U.S. Department of Education has named three Arkansas elementary schools as 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools. Continue reading...

Hearing to focus on clerk's office past

Subscriber only A judge has scheduled an Oct. 6 hearing on whether Faulkner County Clerk Margaret Darter can cite the practices of a previous clerk as a defense to justify Darter's purported actions that led to a felony tampering charge. Continue reading...

Traffic expected, LR library to close

Subscriber onlyThe Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library and Learning Center will be closed Saturday because of anticipated heavy traffic from the Arkansas Razorbacks football game at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. Continue reading...

Plan to pay for Arkansas 89 study advances

Subscriber onlyMetroplan's board agreed in principle Wednesday to pay half of the cost of study of the Arkansas 89 corridor. The rest would be paid by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. Continue reading...

Police beat

Subscriber onlyCash gone, robbers flee with two brews Continue reading...

Other days

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Arkansas Court of Appeals

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Court of Appeals released opinions Wednesday. The court's ruling and the names of the cases are reprinted here. The full opinions and other court proceedings, including per curiam decisions, orders and submissions, can be found on the Internet at courts.state.ar.us. Continue reading...

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Powerball

The winning numbers drawn Wednesday night in Powerball are: 30-38-52-53-62 Continue reading...

Report: Former state senator tested positive for meth after drunken-driving arrest

CONWAY — Former state Sen. Gilbert Baker tested positive for methamphetamine after he was stopped for drunken driving in Conway last month, a toxicology report released Wednesday shows. Continue reading...

Retired judge's report: All signatures for Arkansas lawsuits measure could be tossed

LITTLE ROCK — A retired judge appointed by the state Supreme Court to review petitions for a ballot measure limiting medical lawsuit damages says all of the signatures submitted for the proposal could be disqualified if justices find the campaign didn't follow the law regarding canvassers' criminal background checks. Continue reading...

Arkansas governor: Medical marijuana would hurt state's businesses

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas' governor and lieutenant governor say legalizing medical marijuana would hurt the state's efforts to attract businesses, targeting two proposals on the November ballot they claim would prevent companies from being able to enforce drug-free workplaces. Continue reading...

VIDEO: Arkansas airman surprises parents at Razorbacks-A&M game

It has become common to see soldiers surprise their families at sporting events. Continue reading...