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Families of the missing, police gather at Arkansas event again to lament, wonder

When she was a teenager, Amy Whitcomb learned that the man who raised her isn't her biological father, who disappeared before Whitcomb was old enough to remember him.

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Arkansas schools turn focus to homeless kids

Speakers see dental care-absence link

School officials who work with homeless children say Arkansas’ plan for complying with federal education guidelines will help identify needs and keep more students in school.

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Study links sick Arkansas tenants to run-down apartments

Landlords’ indifference found to play role

Aiden sat on his mother's lap munching on a french fry, his raspy breathing punctuating her conversation.

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'Habitable' not in rules for state landlords

Despite more than 40 years of effort, Arkansas remains the only state where landlords aren't legally required to make their properties "habitable" for renters.

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Dad marches in Little Rock because son hides under bed in fear of federal agents

Hector Hernandez's son hides under his bed at night because he's afraid federal agents will take his father away.

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Arkansas is 41 on ranking for at-risk kids

In fewer than three years, Mary McQueen went from self-medicating, numbing herself with alcohol, to spending her spare time playing princess with her daughter.

Little Rock residents question need for homeless shelter plan

Attendees at a summit Monday organized by Vincent Tolliver, who has said he will run for Little Rock mayor, questioned the practicality of his plan to build a downtown homeless shelter with wraparound services.

Residents question plan for downtown Little Rock homeless shelter

Attendees at a summit Monday organized by Vincent Tolliver, who has said he will run for Little Rock mayor, questioned the practicality of his plan to build a downtown homeless shelter with wrap-around services.

Ex-state official Dalton dies of cancer

He was city manager, DHS director

Tom Dalton, the former Arkansas Department of Human Services director who worked to implement ARKids First in the 1990s, died of cancer last week in Hot Springs. He was 78.

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