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NWA Democrat-Gazette/DAVID GOTTSCHALK Felicia Young (right) and Reva McGourty, both dispatchers with Central EMS, answer calls Tuesday in the dispatch area of Station One in Fayetteville. A draft proposal for the regional ambulance service will raise the expenditures by more than $1 million for next year. The plan is to hire nine more employees and get a new ambulance, but some executive committee members wonder if those new positions should be postponed to pay for pay raises. Central EMS underpays its paramedics and EMTs by about 6 percent compared with surrounding competitors.

Central EMS committee mulls budget increase, staff pay and workload

Subscriber onlyCentral EMS officials want a 2018 budget that recruits and retains emergency workers. The key is to pay employees a competitive rate and reduce their heavy workload, said Steve Harrison, assistant chief. Continue reading...

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Mitchell PE MasilunMarquise Merriweather of North Little Rock chooses his side dishes during a free Thanksgiving meal at The Parlor Tattoo in North Little Rock on Thursday.

Little Rock father arrested after bullet hits son

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock police officers arrested a father accused in a shooting Thursday that wounded his adult son in the leg, authorities said. Continue reading...

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Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, is shown in this file photo.

Flynn lawyers sever ties with Trump's team

In Mueller probe, sharing of information said to end

Subscriber onlyLawyers for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, notified the president's legal team in recent days that they could no longer discuss the special counsel's investigation, according to four people involved in the case. Continue reading...

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Zimbabwean troops parade Thursday during a dress rehearsal for today’s presidential inauguration of Emmerson Mnangagwa at the National Sports Stadium in Harare.

Impeachment never a goal, Mugabe told

Zimbabwean still a hero, party says

Subscriber onlyZimbabwe's ruling party assured Robert Mugabe that he wouldn't be prosecuted if he resigned, a party official said Thursday, as the country prepared to move on from his 37-year rule. Continue reading...