• Proof of insurance gets OK

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Senate has approved legislation allowing drivers to display their proof of insurance using cellphones and other electronic devices. The Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved a bill that would allow drivers to show their proof of insurance cards on paper …

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  • Senate to consider voter ID bill

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Senate is considering whether to require voters to show photo ID before they can cast a ballot. Poll workers are currently required to ask for identification, but voters don’t have to show it in order to cast a ballot. King’s …

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  • House likes lethal injection redo

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Legislature has approved a rewrite of the state’s lethal injection law after it was thrown out by the state Supreme Court last year. House lawmakers on Tuesday voted 89-1 in favor of the measure, which spells out in greater detail …

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  • Rabid cow found in NW Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Department of Health has confirmed that a cow died last week of rabies near Kingston in Madison County, according to a news release. “Rabies in Arkansas is most often found in skunks. Reports of cattle being infected with rabies are …

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  • Food manufacturer to open plant in Clinton

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A food processor and manufacturer says it will open a $4.7 million production facility in Clinton, creating more than 200 jobs. Global Food Group says it will renovate an existing facility and create 224 jobs. The plant will produce sandwiches, quesadillas, …

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  • Freezing rain called for Ozarks

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The National Weather Service says parts of northern Arkansas could see significant ice accumulations as a storm system moves through the state later this week. A winter storm watch will be in effect from Wednesday night through Thursday afternoon in parts …

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  • Student named to honor rolls

    LITTLE ROCK — Joshua Shaw, a Sharp County native and alumnus of Hillcrest High School, has been named to the Chancellor and Dean’s lists at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Shaw was awarded a certificate of recognition for academic excellence achieved during the …

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  • Bill on academic study of Bible passes

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas House has approved a bill to require the state’s Education Board to sign off on classes involving an academic study of the Bible. Lawmakers voted 79-3 in favor of the measure that would direct the state to approve elective …

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  • Improving relationships with money management

    LITTLE ROCK — Watch almost any soap opera, and it won’t be long before tensions between the main characters reach a breaking point over love, money or a mix of the two. In real life, the same can be true. However, Laura Connerly, assistant professor …

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  • 3 small earthquakes recorded

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports three small earthquakes have been recorded in northcentral Arkansas. No injuries or damage are reported. The USGS says the first earthquake was a magnitude 2.0 recorded at 7:15 p.m. Friday near Quitman — about 50 miles …

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  • Dead eagles found in Logan Co.

    BOONEVILLE — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are investigating two more bald eagle deaths. The eagles were found in Logan County just south of Booneville. Earlier this month, an eagle was found shot in Pike County. That …

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  • Artist, Lyon alum, returns to Ark. as guest speaker

    BENTONVILLE — An Arkansas-born artist and Lyon College alumnus will return to The Natural State as a guest speaker at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville inside the Great Hall at 3 p.m. Feb. 24. Hembrey recently presented a TED Talk titled …

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