Firms win birth-control exemptions

Posted: July 1, 2014 at 4:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to President Barack Obama's health care law on Monday, ruling that closely held companies can refuse on religious grounds to offer birth-control coverage to their workers.

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Bill delaying quick-draw advances

 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --6/30/14-- Rep. Charlene Fite (right), R-Van Buren, sits on the House floor dressed in 1880's attire Monday afternoon as a special legislative session begins in the Old State House. The House chamber at the Capitol is currently being renovated.

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Rogers police hosting community bike rides

ROGERS — Police are hoping to reduce crime in Rogers by getting the public involved in community bike rides. Read »