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NWA Democrat-Gazette/BEN GOFF @NWABENGOFF A view of damage Monday, July 17, 2017, on the Lake Bella Vista dam in Bentonville.

Bentonville compromise in Lake Bella Vista dam dispute draws support, questions

Subscriber onlyThe dispute over whether Lake Bella Vista should be restored to a free-flowing creek inched closer to a compromise Thursday, though different sides said they still have unresolved disagreements and questions. Continue reading...

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Staton BreidenthalLittle Rock Mayor Mark Stodola speaks Thursday at City Hall about initiatives to curb violent crime, including hiring a public relations firm to help recruit police officers.

LR mayor unveils plan to quell violence

City to enlist public relations firm to recruit officers, offer $10,000 signing bonuses

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock will enlist a public relations firm to help recruit police officers from other Arkansas agencies and will give those recruits a $10,000 signing bonus, Mayor Mark Stodola said Thursday while summarizing a strategy to make the city less violent. Continue reading...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions, accompanied at a news conference Thursday by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, said, “I am totally confident that we can continue to run this office in an effective way.”

Sessions vows to stay despite Trump's jabs

Will do job ‘as long as that is appropriate,’ he declares

Subscriber onlyAttorney General Jeff Sessions vowed Thursday to stay in his job, a day after President Donald Trump upbraided him for recusing from the Russia investigation. Continue reading...

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In this July 17, 2016 file photo, Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

Subpoenas set if 3 panel invitees decline

Subscriber onlyThe Senate Judiciary Committee has preapproved subpoenas to force Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, and the president's son, Donald Trump Jr., to appear before the panel if they do not accept by this evening an invitation to appear next week. Continue reading...