LITTLE ROCK — The state Ethics Commission on Tuesday ordered a Republican state House candidate to pay a $150 fine and issued a public letter of caution to him for failing to file required reports in past campaigns.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe has released $300,000 from the Governor’s Disaster Fund to provide assistance to eligible, uninsured victims of severe storms and flooding that occurred at the end of June, Beebe’s office announced Tuesday.
LITTLE ROCK — Little Rock-based telecommunications company Windstream said Tuesday it plans to spin off some of its assets into an independent, publicly traded real estate investment trust, a move the company said would reduce its debt by by about $3.2 billion.
LITTLE ROCK — A survey of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Arkansans found that one in four has experienced employment discrimination and more than one in three has experienced harassment at work, a group that promotes gay rights said Monday.
LITTLE ROCK — Inspired by the SEC’s announcement that all 14 schools will play football on the conference’s new network during the first four weeks of the season, the exercise in long-range planning was to identify the must-see game of the week while dealing with some self-imposed parameters.
Electronic cigarettes, now a $1.5 billion to $2 billion business, have become difficult to ignore. The electronic devices, which might look like cigarettes or cigars or even pipes, come with different battery sizes and burn a variety of vapors that might contain a greater or smaller amount of nicotine and a flavor enhancer, according to a February Southwest Times Record report .
Although we have always supported the hypothetical goal of leaving no students behind, we also have always held that in reality, not all students will make the same progress. Thus we have argued that alternative schools like Fort Smith’s Belle Point secondary school, which enrolls students who do not succeed in traditional schools, should not be judged by the same criteria as traditional schools face.