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Exporting Goods Helps Small Businesses, Local Economies Grow

Aug 30, 2015 5:22pm

With 95 percent of the world’s 7 billion people living outside of the United States, businesses that export products and technology have more growth potential than those that only sell stateside,...

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Hutchinson Appoints UA Professor As Supreme Court Chief Justice

Aug 26, 2015 11:21am

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday appointed University of Arkansas law professor Howard Brill to take over as chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court after current Chief Justice Jim...

Arkansas Loses Military Vehicle Contract To Wisconsin

Aug 26, 2015 11:20am

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas was not chosen as the location for manufacture of the military’s new joint light tactical vehicle, state officials learned Tuesday.

The U.S. Department of Defense said...

Huckabee: Obama’s Economic Policies Contributed To Monday’s Stock Market Plunge

Aug 25, 2015 11:47am

LITTLE ROCK — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee on Monday blamed President Barack Obama’s economic policies for the day’s stock market plunge.

“We shouldn’t be allowing China to manipulate...

Cotton: Not Ready To Concede On Iran Deal

Aug 25, 2015 11:45am

LITTLE ROCK — Despite growing momentum in Congress toward approval of the Iran nuclear deal, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said Tuesday he has not given up hope that the plan can be stopped.


Oct. 9 Stakeholder Meeting Set On EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Aug 25, 2015 5:05am

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality and the state Public Service Commission said Monday they have scheduled an Oct. 9 stakeholder meeting to begin a new round of...

State Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly

Aug 22, 2015 5:05am

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate decreased by one-tenth of a percentage point to 5.6 percent in July, according to labor statistics released Friday.

The state’s jobless rate last...

Hutchinson: Willing To Continue Medicaid Expansion If Flexibility Granted

Aug 20, 2015 10:25am

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday he is open to continuing to accept federal funding for Medicaid expansion if the federal government grants the state increased flexibility in...

Hutchinson: DHS Backlog Eliminated; Freeze On Medicaid Terminations Lifted

Aug 19, 2015 2:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday lifted a moratorium on Medicaid terminations, saying the state Department of Human Services has eliminated a processing backlog as it seeks to verify...

AG Partnering With Federal Government To Target Disability Fraud

Aug 19, 2015 2:06pm

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Tuesday her office is partnering with the federal Social Security Administration in a program to combat fraud in disability programs.


LR Store Reports Rise In Confederate Flag Sales

Aug 19, 2015 2:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — A Little Rock store that sells Confederate flags says recent demand for the flags has boosted its sales by half.

Arkansas Flag and Banner said in a statement Tuesday its sales...


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