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Thunderstorms likely in parts of Arkansas; flash flood warning issued

Scattered strong thunderstorms are likely as rainfall continues in portions of Arkansas on Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Continue reading...

Arkansas highway agency plans I-40 closures for asphalt work

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Just in time for the start of summer vacation, Arkansas highway crews will be closing lanes on interstate highways near Little Rock and Springdale. Continue reading...

UA trustees approve online degree for Clinton School

NASHVILLE — The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees has approved an online master's degree program to be offered by UA's Clinton School of Public Service. Continue reading...

Arkansas Democrats dropping Jefferson, Jackson names from dinner

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Democratic Party is joining a list of states dropping Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson's names from their biggest annual fundraiser and has formed a committee to come up with a new name. Continue reading...

New travel-related case of Zika reported in Arkansas

A new travel-related case of the Zika virus was reported in Arkansas on Thursday, increasing the state's total number of patients to five since the first case was reported in January, the Arkansas Department of Health said. Continue reading...

NTSB releases report on Arkansas helicopter crash that killed worker

The pilot of a helicopter involved in a fatal crash earlier this month near Portia lost control of the aircraft while attempting to free it from a piece of elevated platform during take-off, officials said in a preliminary report. Continue reading...

Arkansas woman dies after vehicle drives into ditch, hits fence

A Prairie Grove woman died after losing control of her vehicle this week on a road in Washington County, Arkansas State Police said. Continue reading...

3-year-old Arkansas girl killed after SUV backs over her in driveway

A 3-year-old girl in the front yard of an Arkansas home was killed when an SUV leaving the home’s driveway backed over her Tuesday, according to police. Continue reading...

Arkansas' top court upholds $3M judgment against Gerber Products Co.

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas' highest court says a baby food manufacturer must pay more than $3 million to workers for the time they spent dressing and undressing into uniforms and protective gear. Continue reading...

After vote, Pulaski Tech, Rich Mountain join UA System

The University of Arkansas System board has unanimously approved the incorporation of two community colleges. Continue reading...

UA board approves tuition, fee increases

The full University of Arkansas board of trustees has approved increases for the coming school year in tuition and fees at all of the university's campuses. Continue reading...

Homeland Security agents conducting searches in Northwest Arkansas, police say

Agents with the Department of Homeland Security conducted multiple searches in Northwest Arkansas Thursday morning, authorities said. Continue reading...

Police identify victim, suspect in Russellville slaying

Police on Thursday released the identities of a woman found shot to death in a wrecked car in Russellville and the man they have charged in her killing. Continue reading...

North Little Rock bank branch robbed; 1 arrested

Subscriber onlyPolice arrested a man in a robbery of a U.S. Bank branch Wednesday morning in North Little Rock. Continue reading...

2 at VA in Little Rock avoided penalty until inquiries

Wait-time-fakery discipline months later than first said

Subscriber onlyThe supervisors at central Arkansas' veterans hospital who instructed employees to manipulate patient data and lied to federal investigators were reassigned to lower-paying jobs only after members of the media and Congress inquired about the hospital's disciplinary actions, documents show. Continue reading...

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