Emily Walkenhorst

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At trial, friends describe finding slain 85-year-old Arkansas woman

A packed courtroom heard testimony Tuesday from police, forensic experts, a church member and a mother whose son is accused of killing her friend.

State seeks ideas for VW settlement State's haze plan gets EPA support

State seeks ideas for VW settlement

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Arkansas' poverty rate fell in '16; median income rose at same time, federal figures show

The percentage of Arkansans living below the poverty line has declined to its lowest level since 2005, according to new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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State seeks ideas for VW settlement

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After 42 years, Arkansas has not carried out plan to protect state waters from degradation

Federal act’s quality standards to protect rivers, lakes run aground in Arkansas

More than 40 years after the passage of the federal Clean Water Act, Arkansas remains one of only two states that hasn't carried out the provision that protects a state's most important waters from degrading.

Funds for Little Rock-area cleanups sitting idle

Anyone interested in a cleanup in Pulaski County?

Coroner's kindness, dedication recalled

When Faulkner County Coroner Pat Moore arrived to pronounce the death of a loved one, he always helped comfort the mourners and helped them feel like everything was going to be OK, Moore's colleagues recalled Tuesday.

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App offers guide to Eckford's path; Little Rock Nine student’s walk at school part of project

The famous path Elizabeth Eckford took from the northeast corner of the Little Rock Central High School lawn to the bus bench south of the school 60 years ago became an interactive experience for school visitors on a sweltering Monday afternoon.

New state scrap-tire rules sent for review

Arkansas has moved forward with implementing its new scrap-tire law designed to improve recycling and prevent tire dumps.

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Statewide cleanup to begin Saturday

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