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Health-plan rates to climb, educator group warns panel

Posted: July 16, 2014 at 4:31 a.m.

Despite changes mandated under laws passed during a special session of the Legislature this month, thousands of teachers and other public school employees likely face significant health insurance rate increases, the president of the Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators told lawmakers Tuesday.

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House OKs short-term fix for road funds

President Barack Obama tries out a driving simulator Tuesday during a visit to the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center in McLean, Va. During the visit, he said he supports lawmakers’ efforts to keep highway money flowing temporarily but warned that “Congress shouldn’t pat itself on the back for averting disaster for a few months.”

With an August deadline looming, the House voted Tuesday to temporarily patch over a multibillion-dollar potho... Read »

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Crystal Bridges exhibit taps 4 in state

Delita Martin’s The Dream Keeper will be part of the exhibit opening Sept. 13 at Crystal Bridges.

After nearly 1,000 studio visits across the country and hundreds of hours of interviews with largely undiscove... Read »