• 2 injured in shooting

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Police say two people are expected to recover after they were shot early Monday at a Waffle House in west Little Rock. Little Rock police Lt. Sidney Allen says the shooting occurred after an argument between two patrons at the restaurant. …

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  • Skull, remains found near jail

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A human skull and other remains have been found just south of the Pulaski County jail. A Little Rock police report on the discovery says officers were called shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday by a man who said his dogs and …

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  • Forests to open recreation areas

    RUSSELLVILLE — While it seemed like winter might never end, one sure sign of it being on the way out is the opening of the seasonal recreation areas in the Ozark-St. Francis National Forests. With more than 60 developed areas to choose from, shaking off …

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  • Stormy weather predicted

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The National Weather Service says severe weather is possible later in the week for much of Arkansas. Forecasters say heavy rainfall is possible Wednesday night through early Friday in Arkansas. Forecasters say many uncertainties remain with the storm system but strong …

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  • Flu death toll now stands at 57 according to health officials

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas health officials say 57 people in the state have now died due to the flu this flu season — the second-highest total on record. The record for the number of deaths blamed on influenza is the 61 that was recorded …

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  • Mountain Home shelter is helping the homeless

    MOUNTAIN HOME (AP) — It could happen. You could work a lifetime in the cold, hard North and save enough cash to retire to the Ozarks. You could get settled in your Arkansas home and then become very ill. A daughter could put her life …

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  • 2,466 in Ark. surpass $100,000 in state pay

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The number of state employees in Arkansas who earn at least $100,000 has increased by 162 to 2,466, and the top two highest-paid are both coaches at the University of Arkansas. In fact, most of the state employees work at higher-education …

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  • Man claiming to be cop threatens woman

    WILTON (AP) — A southwest Arkansas woman says a man claiming to be a law enforcement officer threatened her unless she provided him with explicit photos of herself. The 21-year-old Wilton woman called Little River County authorities about 3 a.m. Thursday to report the threats …

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  • Frogs are croaking in Arkansas hill country

    HARRISON (AP) — Arkansas frogs don’t say “ribbit.” That sound is made only by Pacific tree frogs, which live on the West Coast. But thanks to Hollywood, a recording of Pacific tree frogs “ribbiting” has been used in movies for almost a century to depict …

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  • Students build wheelchairs for dogs

    JONESBORO (AP) — Patches of missing fur mark Lila’s hind legs, a result of her struggle anytime she tries to stand. But once up, the small Chihuahua mix is quick to make her presence known. Lila, who experienced a brief period of paralysis in her …

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  • Dems face hard road to U.S. House wins

    LITTLE ROCK — While Democrats mapped out the districts Arkansas is using to send people to Congress through the current decade, they face a tough time winning any of the seats because of the state’s shift toward Republicans and the dislike of President Barack Obama, …

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  • Missing fisherman found in lake

    ASHDOWN (AP) — A Nashville, Ark., man who disappeared after going fishing has been found dead in Millwood Lake in southwestern Arkansas. Little River County Sheriff Gary Gregory said the body of 74-year-old James Steely was found Wednesday by Arkansas Game and Fish wildlife officers …

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