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Parties select Arkansas House, Senate nominees across state

McCullough tops Noland in Little Rock; Blake holds District 36 seat

An English teacher and activist defeated an environmental lawyer to represent Arkansas’ House District 33, which includes Hillcrest and parts of downtown and midtown Little Rock.

Cities, others urged to file tax claims

Court in Jefferson County finds 12 online travel firms liable for unremitted taxes

Online travel companies owe millions of dollars in Arkansas taxes that they collected over the past 23 years, said Thomas P. Thrash, a Little Rock attorney.

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VIDEO: At Arkansas convention, fiddlers keeping art form alive

Emily Garoutte dreamed of tiny fiddles.

Arkansas school district answers ejection lawsuit in case of teen who posted photo with assault-style rifle

Four of the six counts alleged against the Huntsville School District in a free-speech/expulsion case should be dismissed, according to a motion filed Thursday in federal court in Fayetteville.

Suit over expelled Arkansas student alleges free-speech rights violated; photo showed him holding assault rifle

The Huntsville School District violated a student's right to free speech when it expelled him for posting a photograph of himself on Instagram wearing a trench coat and holding an assault rifle, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in Fayetteville.

Arkansas cities, others urged to file claims for back taxes from online travel companies

Online travel companies owe millions of dollars in Arkansas taxes that they collected over the past 23 years, said Thomas P. Thrash, a Little Rock attorney.

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EYESORE OR ART?: 'Yarn-bombing' of park's trees needles Arkansas woman

EUREKA SPRINGS -- Even with a seven-story statue of Jesus watching over them, people in this tourist town just can't seem to knit along.

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Ryerse faces Womack in primary

3rd District hopefuls disagree on Medicare, minimum wage

U.S. Rep. Steve Womack is facing a Republican challenger in the May 22 primary election.

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Fans of Grammy award-winning musician Levon Helm find house's new spot in Arkansas

Helm homeplace in Marvell a draw

Over the past month, people from Canada, Australia and England traveled to this Phillips County town to see Levon Helm's boyhood home.

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PHOTOS: Arborists shake things up in tree climbing contest in Arkansas

34 people take to trees in test of skills

Joey Cameron was 1 second too late.

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Charlie Bookout, one of the owners of The Carpenter Building in Gentry, stands in front of the build...

Charlie Bookout, one of the owners of The Carpenter Building in Gentry, stands in front of the building Friday. The building is be...

Published: April 9, 2018

A poster advertising American Made outside the Silver Screen Theater in Mena on Wednesday.

A poster advertising American Made outside the Silver Screen Theater in Mena on Wednesday.

Published: October 1, 2017

Cathie Brown removes pies Friday from the oven at the Oark Grocery and Cafe, where she works. Brown ...

Cathie Brown removes pies Friday from the oven at the Oark Grocery and Cafe, where she works. Brown hasn't been able to get to her...

Published: May 7, 2017

Kelli J. Zumwalt, co-owner of K.J.’s Caribe Restaurant in Eureka Springs who is pictured here Thursd...

Kelli J. Zumwalt, co-owner of K.J.’s Caribe Restaurant in Eureka Springs who is pictured here Thursday, said she worried she might...

Published: June 27, 2016

Margot Mayer (left) and Bobbi Bins discuss rental properties in downtown Eureka Springs on Thursday ...

Margot Mayer (left) and Bobbi Bins discuss rental properties in downtown Eureka Springs on Thursday while in the bar of DeVito’s R...

Published: June 27, 2016

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