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Arkansas children at higher risk of drowning, study finds

LITTLE ROCK — A new study has concluded that children in Arkansas are at an increased risk for drowning. Continue reading...

Antiques Roadshow appraisal event headed to Little Rock in July

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Educational Television Network has said PBS's popular Antiques Roadshow appraisal event is coming to Little Rock next month. Continue reading...

Arkansas, 12 others file suit to block rule on waterways

Subscriber onlyArkansas and a dozen other states are asking a federal judge in North Dakota to block new federal clean-water regulations. Continue reading...

Resign or face dismissal, lottery sales director told

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's director of sales was given a choice Monday -- resignation or termination. Continue reading...

Ex-artist colony sold to LR property firm

Residents stay; lofts’ plans unknown

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock Historic Properties will have another site under its belt. Continue reading...

Justices block EPA mercury rule for coal-fired power plants

Subscriber onlyThe Supreme Court ruled against the Obama administration's effort to limit toxic pollution from the nation's coal-fired power plants, leaving the future of environmental regulation in doubt. Continue reading...

Litigation, lack of protocol keep state executions frozen

Subscriber onlyArkansas executions will remain on hold while the state finds the drugs it wants to use, develops a new procedure to carry out death sentences and addresses lawsuits, officials said Monday. Continue reading...

Other court actions

Subscriber onlyIn other actions Monday, the Supreme Court: Continue reading...

Clerk to quit, cites 'moral conviction'

She won’t sign off on same-sex unions

Subscriber onlyThe Cleburne County clerk plans to resign rather than issue same-sex marriage licenses, the county judge said Monday. Continue reading...

Trial set in shooting death of LR girl, 15

Subscriber onlyPulaski County Circuit Judge Barry Sims on Monday set a Nov. 3 date for the first-degree murder trial of a Little Rock man who police say opened fire on a car full of teenage pranksters, killing one of them on Valentine's Day in 2014. Continue reading...

Took body of woman to N.C., killer says

Subscriber onlyA Gurdon man pleaded guilty Monday afternoon in federal court to choking a 20-year-old woman, leading to her death, and then transporting her body through three states. Continue reading...

Jefferson County JPs table proposal to cut workers' salaries

Subscriber onlyJefferson County officials are heading back to their financial drawing board to figure out how to pay many of their workers next month. Continue reading...

Getting it straight

Subscriber onlyKatie Belknap is the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management earthquake program manager. Continue reading...

Getting it straight

Subscriber onlyThe State and Public School Life and Health Insurance Board voted at its June 23 meeting to keep the health insurance rates for state and public school employees the same next year as they are this year. A story in Wednesday's newspaper incorrectly indicated that the board did not set the rates at the meeting. Continue reading...

Daily Record

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

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