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Voters back sales tax increase in central Arkansas city

A 1 percentage point sales tax increase was backed by Sherwood voters Tuesday night.

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Director at Arkansas Heart Hospital elected to serve on Pulaski County Quorum Court

A 43-year-old director at the Arkansas Heart Hospital was elected to represent District 10 on the Pulaski County Quorum Court on Tuesday night.

Pulaski County center to open next month; unit to treat people experiencing mental health crisis

A long-awaited central Arkansas center to treat people experiencing a mental health crisis will open in early July, the county judge of Pulaski County said Tuesday.

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Jonesboro woman, 22, crowned Miss Arkansas 2018

Raffo is daughter of ASU baseball coach

The 22-year-old daughter of Arkansas State University's head baseball coach was crowned Miss Arkansas 2018 on Saturday night in downtown Little Rock.

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Visitors to black-hair exhibit in Little Rock invited to look, but don't touch

Stephanie Sims remembers the Sundays she spent in Holly Grove. She'd drive 90 minutes to wash, blow-dry and silk-press her grandmother's hair every few weeks for nearly a decade.

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Miss Historic Batesville crowned Miss Arkansas 2018

Claudia Raffo was crowned Miss Arkansas 2018 Saturday night at the Robinson Performance Hall in downtown Little Rock.

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North Little Rock mayor takes Municipal League reins, says he wants more young people in local government

As Arkansas Municipal League president, Joe Smith doesn't want to change the world. Just young people and the cities where they live.

Bells to toll across state in honor of WWI's end

Committee OKs events for centennial

Bells will ring 11 times at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month across Arkansas to salute 100 years since the fighting of World War I ceased.

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JP, challenger vie for runoff victory in part of Pulaski County

District’s flooding remains a top issue

Early voting opens Tuesday in the primary-election runoff for District 10 of the Pulaski County Quorum Court, an area that's been plagued by pervasive flooding, according to residents.

State pharmacy law cut down on appeal

A federal appeals court unanimously ruled Friday in favor of a pharmacy trade association’s challenge to an Arkansas law governing how pharmacists are reimbursed for generic drugs.