LITTLE ROCK — A pioneering female surgeon and a successful publisher are among the Arkansas natives who have contributed to black history and “helped shape the world,” Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Monday during a Black History Month ceremony at the state Capitol.
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LITTLE ROCK — Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign opened an office in downtown Little Rock on Monday, a week before early voting begins for Arkansas’ March 1 primary election.
LITTLE ROCK — State Education Commissioner Johnny Key said Monday the state Department of Education is withdrawing a proposal to reduce bonuses for teachers who obtain certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday named his policy director, Kelly Eichler, and former gas company executive Sheffield Nelson to the University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees, effective March 1.
WASHINGTON — A broadly supported energy bill was sidelined last week in the Senate as policymakers clashed over how to address the crisis over lead-tainted municipal water found poisoning children in Flint, Mich.
LITTLE ROCK — The mosquitoes that can carry the Zika virus are found in Arkansas, a fact that health officials and city governments are keeping in mind as cases of the virus continue to be reported in parts of the U.S.
LITTLE ROCK — Ten members of the state House Education Committee are objecting to a proposal by the state Department of Education to scale down a program that rewards teachers who are certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he was encouraged by a meeting Monday in Washington, D.C., with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell on possible changes to Arkansas’ Medicaid expansion program.
The Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office is investigating allegations of perjury against a high-ranking officer at the Fort Smith Police Department.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston announced Thursday the launch of Arkansas Inc., an advertising campaign aimed at recruiting new businesses to the state and encouraging businesses already here to expand.