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Hutchinson leads Ross in August fundraising

LITTLE ROCK — Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson raised about $50,000 more than Democratic candidate Mike Ross in August, according to monthly campaign finance reports filed Monday with the secretary of state’s office.

Arkansas submits request to amend private option

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Department of Human Services on Monday requested federal approval of proposed changes to the so-called private option, the state’s version of Medicaid expansion.

Attorney general admitted to hospital

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel was “doing well” Monday after having a reaction to a new blood-pressure medication and being taken to a hospital, a spokesman said.

Sports

Defense Stands Up To Texas Tech Challenge

LUBBOCK, Texas – Maligned, vilified, smeared. Verbs of Arkansas’ defense past didn’t seem appropriate Saturday in West Texas. Against otherwise apparently long odds, it was the Razorbacks’ defense that sparked Arkansas to its first significant non-conference win in 11 years.

Opinion

Editorial: Memories of 9/11 are always near

Fifty years ago, people talked about the amazing beauty of the mushroom clouds that developed after atomic bombs were detonated in tests. The brilliance, the wide spectrum of color visible, the graceful development of the cloud itself: It was a terrible beauty to be sure, but a beautiful sight just the same, and one seared into the memory of all who saw it.

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