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Subscriber onlyMeeting announcements published exclusively on Arkansas Online, the newspaper's website, can be found at www.arkansasonline.com/tools/meetings/. Continue reading...

Police Beat

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Getting it straight

Subscriber onlyThe state lottery loses money by operating its claim centers in Camden, Jonesboro and Springdale, its director, Bishop Woosley, stated in July. An article Thursday about the closing of the regional claim centers incorrectly characterized Woosley's past comment about the costs. Continue reading...

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Arkansas postcard past

Altus, 1910 "Dear Laura," reads the message on a card view of men clearing brush from a creek, "Received your postal but was so busy that I could not answer at once. I am keeping house for James while my sister is away. Alberta." Continue reading...

Romney endorses Cotton in NLR appearance

Former Massachusetts Gov. and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney formally endorsed Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Cotton on Thursday in North Little Rock, saying the race between Cotton and Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor is critical to the GOP's efforts to win control of the Senate. Continue reading...

Lottery dials back budget projections

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Lottery Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved a revised budget that reduces its projection for money raised for scholarships by $3 million to $78.2 million. It also voted to close three regional prize claim centers in a cost-cutting move. Continue reading...

Man guilty in murder at LR mall

Jury deliberates only 30 minutes

Subscriber onlyA Pulaski County jury deliberated about 30 minutes Wednesday before deciding to send the 20-year-old Little Rock man charged in the killing of a restaurant manager during a Park Plaza holdup to prison for life. Continue reading...

Fayetteville first in state to ban discrimination against gays

Subscriber onlyFayetteville early Wednesday took a step that no other Arkansas city has taken, adopting an ordinance prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation. Continue reading...

Report turned in, LR college staying silent

Arkansas Baptist keeps lid on accreditation submission

Subscriber onlyArkansas Baptist College submitted a report to answer concerns raised by a national accrediting organization -- but the college said it won't release the document to the public, leaving students and civic leaders who championed the college's neighborhood revitalization efforts uncertain about the college's future. Continue reading...

LR panel divided on ride-sharing

Driver service to propose code amendments, Stodola says

Subscriber onlyRide-sharing app company Uber wants to work with Little Rock on updating its transportation code, according to Mayor Mark Stodola. Continue reading...

Vets quiz official about VA benefits

They complain to regional director

Subscriber onlyVeterans formed a single-file line down the center aisle of a packed room at the Eugene J. Towbin Healthcare Center in North Little Rock on Wednesday morning, each wanting the chance to talk directly with Lisa Breun, the director of veterans benefits at the Department of Veterans Affairs' Little Rock regional office. Continue reading...

U.S. House majority leader stumps for Hill in LR

Subscriber onlyU.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy stood in front of 350 miles of unused pipes at Welspun Tubular in Little Rock on Wednesday morning advocating for completion of the Keystone XL pipeline and promoting Arkansas Republicans. Continue reading...

Fire chief of police, Sun says in filing

Reporter resigns; defamation cited

Subscriber onlyThe Jonesboro Sun is calling for the termination of the city's police chief after he posted comments about a reporter on Facebook, leading to her resignation over what she and the newspaper said were defamatory and false statements. Continue reading...

County officials hear federal theme

U.S. laws carry burden, national leader tells state gathering

Subscriber onlyCounties across the country -- including in Arkansas -- face several national issues at a local level, such as the Endangered Species Act and the uncertain future of Highway Trust Fund money, the National Association of Counties' president-elect told Association of Arkansas Counties conference attendees Wednesday. Continue reading...