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Final gift of one's body teaches doctors for life; silent first patients tell UAMS medical students much

Dozens of gurneys with closed stainless-steel boxes greeted medical student Zain Alfankek on her first day of gross-anatomy class at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

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Ex-judge, prosecutor Munson dies at 80

Lee Munson, a former Little Rock judge and a twice-elected prosecutor who was an avid outdoorsman and known as "the people's judge," died on Thursday in Little Rock. He was 80.

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Lecture in Little Rock features Clinton, Liberian; West African talks up women’s role

It's time for Americans to again invest in the West African country of Liberia, former President Bill Clinton said Monday night at the Statehouse Convention Center during a lecture with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

State poet laureate took joy in words

Peggy Sue Caudle Vining, whose passion for prose led to an elephant ride down the streets of Little Rock and to being named Arkansas’ official poet laureate, died Sunday in a Little Rock hospice. She was 88.

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State poet laureate dies at 88; Arkansas loses a 'wonderful poetic ambassador,' governor says

Peggy Sue Caudle Vining, whose passion for prose led to an elephant ride down the streets of Little Rock and to being named Arkansas' official poet laureate, died Sunday in a Little Rock hospice. She was 88.

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Plumbing vets' memories is personal for U.S. Sen. John Boozman

Arkansas' senior U.S. Sen. John Boozman settled into a low-sitting couch in a cramped Woodruff County living room. On this day, the camera wasn't fixed on him.

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Pulaski County Youth Services worker jailed in rape case; employee caught in car with boy, police say

A Pulaski County Youth Services employee was arrested early Saturday morning, accused of raping a 14-year-old boy, according to a report from the North Little Rock Police Department.

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Central Arkansas youth services worker arrested in rape case

A Pulaski County Youth Services employee was arrested Saturday, accused of raping a 14-year-old boy, according to a report from the North Little Rock Police Department.

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Little Rock homeless shelter's new director lays out five-year goal

Our House vision still unmet, he says

A little over a month after he took the helm as the new executive director of the Little Rock homeless shelter Our House, Ben Goodwin told a group of supporters Tuesday that the founding vision of the organization remains unfilled.

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Arkansan, onetime alcoholic who called thousands each year offering support for sobriety efforts dies at 73

Snow was falling in Morrilton on a cold day in 1973 when Virginia Abrams stopped at a grocery store on the way home from her teaching job at McClellan High School in Little Rock.