PINE BLUFF — The race between U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor and challenger U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton heated up Wednesday with each campaign critiquing each other regarding access to loans and grants to pay for college.
WASHINGTON — After six hours of debate, the House on Wednesday agreed to grant President Obama the authority to train and equip Syrian rebels as part of his plan to wipe out the so-called Islamic State.
LITTLE ROCK — Beaudet Aviation, a French company that manufactures aircraft cabin interiors, announced Wednesday it will spend $2.5 million to open a facility in Little Rock that will employ 75 people.
LITTLE ROCK — A 24th suspect wanted in connection with an alleged drug-trafficking ring based out of a Little Rock auto shop has turned himself in, the U.S. attorney’s office in Little Rock said Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK — Bids for a project to replace the Broadway Bridge spanning the Arkansas River between Little Rock and North Little Rock call for the bridge to be closed between six months and a year, well under the amount of time highway officials had estimated it would be closed.
In a move that spells good news for certain abused children and adults, the Attorney General’s State Task Force for the Prevention of Human Trafficking presented a robust list of recommendations to a group of legislators sympathetic to the issue last week .
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.
The waning days of summer signal the beginning of a very important time in Arkansas: the fundraising season. Beginning the first week in September and running right through New Year’s Eve, many worthy groups will ask for your support through a variety of events. What we know about this community is that residents will help.