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Pine Bluff officials hope to change city’s image, lift economy

Subscriber onlyPINE BLUFF -- Mayor Shirley Washington wants people to stop dumping on her city. Continue reading...

Likely weapon, more details on suspect released in August Little Rock slaying

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock police documents show that a metal pole attached to a block of concrete appears to be the weapon used to hit and kill a 54-year-old man last summer. Continue reading...

Metroplan debates name change at talks on central Arkansas agency's restructuring

Subscriber onlyA new name was one of the ideas bandied about on a Metroplan board retreat last week that devoted a session to restructuring the agency to be more effective at managing future development in central Arkansas. Continue reading...

Group studying ways to protect waters in Arkansas

6 people will advise agency on how to implement policy

Subscriber onlyA focus group of six people has begun studying how the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality should implement its policy to protect the state's waters from degradation. Continue reading...

Central Arkansas city pares 36 applications for police chief down to 3

Subscriber onlyJacksonville’s mayor on Sunday identified the three finalists in the city’s search for a new police chief, a position that has been a source of controversy and uncertainty for the city over the past year. Continue reading...

Oklahoma teachers head to Arkansas; salaries, schools are draw for educators to further careers

Subscriber onlyHunter Alexander calls his decision to leave his teaching job in Oklahoma for one in Northwest Arkansas the toughest he’s had to make in his career. Continue reading...

Democratic candidates for Arkansas House talk issues

Maumelle’s Ball, Price vie in District 39 primary; winner to face GOP incumbent

Subscriber onlyMonica Ball says her life experiences give her a leg up over her opponent in the Democratic primary for state House District 39, while Joshua Price says his numerous established connections will open more doors. Continue reading...

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Owner plans studio with intimate feel

Fayetteville site set for analog, digital

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Benjamin Meade remembers looking through the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's 1972 album Will the Circle be Unbroken and seeing everyone sitting in a room with a microphone hanging from the ceiling. Continue reading...

Benton County hires supervisor for construction

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County has hired a new facilities administrator whose duties will include overseeing construction of a $30 million courts building. Continue reading...

Detours planned at Galloway exit

Subscriber onlyWork on the Interstate 40/Arkansas 391 interchange at Galloway will require a series of overnight lane closings Wednesday and Thursday, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Continue reading...

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GOP opponent says Arkansas governor not conservative enough

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson got an "A'' rating from the National Rifle Association when he ran for governor in 2014 and can tout a series of tax cuts he's championed since taking office. But that apparently isn't enough for Jan Morgan, the owner of a gun range she once declared "Muslim-free," who is mounting an uphill bid to unseat Hutchinson in the Republican primary as not conservative enough on gun rights, taxes and other issues. Continue reading...

UA, Razorback Foundation line blurry at times; records show group’s input at meetings, in filling jobs

Subscriber onlyRazorback Foundation officials participated in job interviews for candidates seeking positions in the athletic department and were allowed to provide feedback. Continue reading...

Marker placed to honor 21 boys who died in 1959 fire at Arkansas lockup; racism killed them, professor says

Subscriber onlyGround above the coffins that hold 14 black boys who burned to death while held at, in essence, a juvenile labor camp sat bare for 59 years. On Saturday, that wrong was righted. Continue reading...