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In Syria, war tide crushing children

Arkansans send hope from afar

Like many American children, these youngsters ride a bus to and from school. The children are preschoolers, so sometimes their backpacks are almost as big as they are.

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Mind-state defense out in 2 deaths at Conway

The attorney for a teenage girl charged in the shooting deaths of a Conway couple almost two years ago said Tuesday he does not plan to pursue a defense based on his client's mental state.

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Little Rock's 'Broom Man' dies; sold them 60 years

For more than 60 years, Melvin Pickens walked the streets of Little Rock’s Heights area where he sold brooms slung over his shoulders, sipped coffee with barbers and worked even after he had to rely on a walker and a caregiver for help.

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Sanction on Arkansas town ticketing fought; speed-trap rules hazy, lawyer says

CONWAY -- The state's speed-trap law is unclear about who has the authority to investigate and hand down sanctions, the city attorney for Damascus said in a newly filed court document.

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Creating chaos

Betsy Singleton Snyder was already busy as a minister, blogger, wife and mother of four, then she wrote a book about it

She's a minister, a blogger, a former congressman's wife and a mother of four, including 8-year-old triplets.

UCA to seek new provost, president says

At Davis’ request, Runge will return to a faculty job

University of Central Arkansas Provost Steven Runge will return to a faculty position this summer at the request of UCA President Houston Davis.

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Trial delayed for Arkansan accused of shooting 2 men, crushing bodies in car at salvage yard

Defense asks to interview witnesses

A judge agreed Monday to postpone the capital-murder trial of a Pope County man accused of shooting two men and crushing their bodies in a car at a Russellville salvage yard.

Lawyer for murder suspect: Evidence weak in 1994 disappearance, no proof Arkansas man is dead

The now former attorney for a man charged with capital murder in the 1994 disappearance of Searcy resident Jarrod Green has asked a court to set bail at $100,000, in part because the lawyer said the state has no proof that Green is dead.

Arkansas Tech set to raise fall costs

Tuition bumps top 3% at 2 campuses

Arkansas Tech University's board of trustees voted Tuesday to increase tuition by 3.19 percent for undergraduate students on the school's Russellville campus.

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39 million people expected to travel over this weekend; travelers flock to Arkansas state parks

More Americans are expected to travel this Memorial Day weekend than they have since 2005, and reservations for cabins and campsites are flooding in at Arkansas' state parks.