LITTLE ROCK — Election forecaster Nate Silver on Friday estimated Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton’s chances of defeating Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor in Arkansas’ Senate race at 90 percent, a forecast that Pryor disputed.
LITTLE ROCK — The number of homes sold in Arkansas increased by nearly 8 percent in September compared to a year earlier, and the average price of homes sold increased by about 1 percent, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Friday.
LITTLE ROCK — Jefferson County Clerk Patricia Royal Johnson has agreed to accept a public letter of warning from the state Board of Election Commissioners to settle a complaint that she violated state elections laws during the May primary election.
LITTLE ROCK — When Arkansas House members gather at the state Capitol on Nov. 7 for seat selection, returning members will notice that the House chamber has a new look — one that’s actually an old look.
LITTLE ROCK — A poll released Thursday by the University of Arkansas shows strong support among the state’s voters for the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate and governor and a proposal to raise the state minimum wage.
WASHINGTON — More than 60,600 campaign ads — including some 4,600 in the last week — have aired in Arkansas’ hotly contested U.S. Senate race in what has been one of the nastier air battles of this election cycle.
As parents, we are likely vigilant in checking our children’s Halloween candy to make sure they don’t eat anything unwrapped or homemade from strangers. We probably remember our parents doing the same after a night of trick-or-treating fun.
We worry about the wrong things. We worry about shark attacks although we’re more likely to be killed by lightning. We worry about flying although we’re more likely to be killed in a car. We worry about Ebola, but we are far more likely to die from the flu. We worry about the inconvenience and discomfort of a flu shot, but without the shot as many as 20 percent of us may suffer the far worse symptoms of the flu this year.