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Hispanics lead state's workforce, governor says in Springdale

Hispanic Arkansans have the lowest unemployment rate of any ethnic group in the state at a time when statewide unemployment has reached a record low, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Friday.

Doug Thompson: Trump is no moron

The ‘daycare’ problem is real, though

The president is not a moron. He does live in an adult daycare of sorts, though. The traveling version came to Northwest Arkansas during his election campaign.

VA health unit confirms it did not follow cleaning standards for surgical equipment

FAYETTEVILLE -- The Veterans Health System of the Ozarks didn't follow updated cleaning standards for instruments used in eye surgery, the center confirmed in a statement Tuesday afternoon.

Doug Thompson: The right that puts all others at risk

Second Amendment becomes Bill of Rights’ soft spot

"Too soon" after the tragedy has become perpetual. Appeals to wait sound like an echo.

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VA: Cleaning standards lapsed for instruments at Fayetteville campus

The Veterans Health System of the Ozarks didn't follow updated cleaning standards for instruments used in eye surgery, the center confirmed in a statement Tuesday afternoon.

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National Security Council deputy a Bentonville alum

'Country kid' watches national security

Rick Waddell spends his days keeping abreast of just about everything concerning U.S. security as chief deputy to the national security adviser.

Government offers tech support in kickback case

Government attorneys responded to claims they provided unusable documents to defense attorneys in the kickback case involving former state Sen. Jon Woods, R-Springdale, by offering technical assistance and a link to a website with a free download.

Doug Thompson: The tightrope goes nowhere

Consider things that have popular support

Perhaps the Republican Party should pursue something most people support.

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Government offers tech support in kickback case

FAYETTEVILLE -- Government attorneys responded to claims they provided unusable documents to defense attorneys in the kickback case involving former state Sen. Jon Woods, R-Springdale, by offering technical assistance and a link to a website with a free download.

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Defendants renew not guilty pleas in Northwest Arkansas kickback case

Document access dispute rises also

The three defendants accused of participating in a kickback scheme involving state grants pleaded not guilty to a revised set of charges Wednesday.

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