LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas lawmakers on Monday approved bills to impose new restrictions on abortion, require drug testing of some applicants for public benefits and make changes to lottery-funded college scholarships.
A Troxler gauge containing radioactive material was reported stolen from a construction site near Interstate 40 West in northwest Pulaski County and could be a radiation hazard if damaged, according to a news release.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service, which will begin selling its Maya Angelou Forever Stamp on April 7, has planned a star-studded ceremony that day to honor the poet who spent much of her childhood in Stamps, Ark.
LITTLE ROCK — Protection of conventional agriculture methods in Arkansas could come at the price of a glass of California wine if a new bill from a Bentonville state representative is passed by the senate this week.
FAYETTEVILLE – The mood in the basement level of Bud Walton Arena was chipper Friday. An April visitation would have been preferable for Mike Anderson, but considering the circumstances, the air was lighter than it has been in three previous years in early spring.
In 79 A.D. Mount Vesuvius near modern Naples, Italy, erupted, burying the city of Pompeii in a thick blanket of volcanic ash. As one witness to the calamity wrote, the dust “poured across the land” like a flood. Nearly two thousand people died; and the city was abandoned for the next 1,700 years.
Recently, I attended a meeting where an administrator from a small public university treated the audience to a review of his institution’s new “brand identity campaign.” There’s a lot I don’t like about the current direction of higher education in America. This is the thing I despise the most.
There’s a bill currently under consideration in the Arkansas Legislature’s House committee on State Agencies and Public Affairs: HB 1229, An Act to Create the Arkansas Military Heritage Protection Act; and for Other Purposes.