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Pay halts for fired school chief; district squares up his accounts | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
Fayetteville Public Schools stopped paying Superintendent Matthew Wendt any salary after he was fired Monday but some money is owed him, according to the district's general counsel.
Border-duty halt urged | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
The top Democrats in the Arkansas House and Senate on Wednesday asked Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson to end his commitment to deploy Arkansas National Guardsmen along the southern border, where they have been aiding Border Patrol operations.
Crawford calls tariffs a boon for farmers, cites soy exports | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
In a tweet this week, U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford portrayed trade barriers as good for U.S. farmers, a claim his Democratic opponent quickly dismissed.
U.S. officials to size up air base as detainee site | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
Federal officials are to tour Little Rock Air Force Base today to determine its suitability for holding people who have illegally entered the U.S., something the governor said he supports if it keeps children and parents together.
Man sought in 2013 Little Rock killing; police say suspect is father of toddler slain in '16 | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
The father of a toddler killed in a road-rage shooting in 2016 is wanted by Little Rock police on a capital murder charge in a separate case.
Tobacco-tax increase pitched | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
Lawmakers should raise the state's tax on cigarettes by $1.50 a pack and use the added revenue of $121 million a year to help offset smoking-related costs and potentially finance tax cuts, an official for the American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network said Wednesday.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
Planners of the Friendship Aspire Academy charter school on Wednesday withdrew its request to open a state-approved campus a year earlier than the previously approved August 2019 opening.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
A federal judge Wednesday threw out a lawsuit accusing two state caseworkers of violating families' civil rights by taking children away from their parents for too long without a hearing.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
Charges have been filed against two people after a North Little Rock street race resulted in a crash and the death of a 12-year-old girl earlier this month, police said.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
Talk of establishing a Faulkner County animal shelter has become a bit like a soap opera. Episodes have gone on for years with plotlines, cliffhangers, new characters, and still no ending in sight.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
The sentence of an Arkansas man convicted of murder who was sentenced to life in prison without parole as a minor has been reduced to 40 years.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
A convenience-store clerk who killed a 20-year-old Little Rock man in front of the store was sentenced to eight years in prison Monday.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
Opponents of Arkansas' Ten Commandments monument want to merge two lawsuits seeking to have the display removed from state Capitol grounds.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
Two men have pleaded guilty in the robbery and abduction of a northeast Arkansas store employee who was later found dead along Interstate 555.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
An Arkansas caregiver has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in the biting attack on a 92-year-old woman who later died.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
The Arkansas Court of Appeals released opinions Wednesday. The court's ruling and the names of the cases are reprinted here. The full opinions and other court proceedings, including per curiam decisions, orders and submissions, can be found on the Internet at courts.state.ar.us.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
These are unofficial, complete returns from runoff races around the state Tuesday.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Steve Womack's budget blueprint came under fire from Democrats and at least one Republican at Wednesday's House Budget Committee meeting.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 21, 2018
At least three people have been killed in road crashes since Friday, according to Arkansas State Police.
Tariff talk hits soybean prices | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
A bad situation for Arkansas farmers, especially soybean producers, got worse after President Donald Trump announced Monday night that he'd place 10 percent tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese goods bought in America, farmers and others said Tuesday.
State's 2 newest senators sworn in | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
Sens. Breanne Davis and Ricky Hill on Tuesday were sworn into office by Arkansas Chief Justice Dan Kemp with their families and friends and more than 20 senators on hand.
End policy, state bishop, Congress members urge | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
It's immoral for hard-hearted officials to separate children from their parents, Catholic Bishop Anthony B. Taylor said Tuesday.
Director at Arkansas Heart Hospital elected to serve on Pulaski County Quorum Court | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
A 43-year-old director at the Arkansas Heart Hospital was elected to represent District 10 on the Pulaski County Quorum Court on Tuesday night.
Womack releases budget proposal | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
U.S. Rep. Steve Womack unveiled a budget blueprint Tuesday that he said would prevent trillions of dollars of additional deficit spending over the next decade and achieve a balanced federal budget by fiscal 2027.
Opponents to Arkansas' Ten Commandments display want lawsuits merged | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
LITTLE ROCK — Opponents of Arkansas' Ten Commandments monument want to merge lawsuits seeking to have the display removed from state Capitol grounds.
Airport work delayed as panel's newer members ask for more time | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
The next phase of a long-range plan to modernize the passenger facilities at the state's largest airport fell victim to a lack of institutional knowledge Tuesday.
Overhaul of ethics rules approved in Senate vote | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
The Arkansas Senate on Tuesday approved an overhaul of its rules to create a committee on ethics, prohibit senators from certain activities involving conflicts of interest and require more disclosure of other conflicts and their personal finances.
State's top Democrats to ask governor to stop deploying Arkansas National Guard soldiers to border | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
The top Democrats in the state House and Senate are preparing to ask Gov. Asa Hutchinson to end the deployment of Arkansas National Guard soldiers assisting Border Patrol operations at the southern border of the U.S.
Arkansas caretaker pleads guilty to murder in biting attack of 92-year-old | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
An Arkansas caretaker has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in the biting attack of a 92-year-old woman who later died.
PHOTOS: Truck ends up on steep embankment in wreck at I-30/I-430, will take hours to clear, agency says | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
A truck wreck Wednesday afternoon at a busy interstate interchange in Little Rock is expected to take several hours to be cleared, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said on Wednesday.
Whole Hog Cafe closing one of its west Little Rock locations | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
The Whole Hog Cafe at 14524 Cantrell Road, which only opened In early September, closed Tuesday.
Arkansan accused of beating her grandmother to death with hammer pleads not guilty | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
BENTONVILLE — An Arkansas woman accused of killing her grandmother pleaded not guilty Monday to capital murder and tampering with evidence.
PHOTO: Arkansas gardens set to debut $1.86M tree house | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
The public will get its first look at the Garvan Woodland Gardens Tree House, a fanciful but educational structure suspended within the Evans Children's Adventure Garden, on Saturday, June 30.
2 face charges in North Little Rock street-racing crash that killed 12-year-old girl, police say | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
Charges have been filed against two people after North Little Rock street racing resulted in a crash and the death of a 12-year-old girl earlier this month, police said.
Jury takes 10 minutes to give Arkansas man 25 years for armed robbery; fingerprints on bag of chips led to arrest | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
A Garland County Circuit Court jury only took about 10 minutes Tuesday to recommend a sentence of 25 years in prison for a Marion man for the 2016 armed robbery of a Hot Springs convenience store.
Arkansas-Texas Tech game delayed indefinitely | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
The Arkansas-Texas Tech game at the College World Series will not start on time Wednesday.
National Weather Service issues tornado warning for part of Arkansas | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for part of southern Arkansas until 6:15 p.m.
LIVE UPDATES: Arkansas leads Texas Tech in Omaha | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
Follow along as the Razorbacks play the Red Raiders at the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.
McDonald's plans to relocate downtown Little Rock restaurant, filings show | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
A proposal to relocate downtown Little Rock’s McDonald’s restaurant a block north to the opposite side of Broadway is set to go before the city’s Board of Adjustment, filings show.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
Six people were killed on Arkansas roadways Sunday, including three motorcyclists, according to Arkansas State Police reports.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
A Jacksonville man pleaded guilty Monday to putting a woman's body into a suitcase that he left near a central Arkansas lake in August.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
It's not easy being a boss -- especially for an 8-year-old who's already busy with basketball practice and taekwondo lessons.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
A couple facing charges of solicitation to commit capital murder entered innocent pleas Monday in Benton County Circuit Court.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
Marriage Licenses: Joette Viscariello, 51, and James Huften, 54, both of Canaan, Conn.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
100 years ago, June 20, 1918: That the government may think it necessary to begin dredging the Arkansas river soon, in order to make it navigable, was the opinion expressed by County Judge Lee Miles yesterday.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
State Rep. Mat Pitsch of Fort Smith narrowly defeated former state Rep. Frank Glidewell of Fort Smith in Tuesday's Republican runoff election for the Senate District 8 seat.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
A panel discussion about drones and their use in areas such as crop monitoring, disaster operations, photography, search and rescue, and express shipping is scheduled for Tuesday.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
Officials in Texarkana, Ark., are keeping a close eye on contract negotiations between Texarkana, Texas, and its firefighters union.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
Under a new plan presented to the City Council, people from outside the city who want to participate in Bentonville Parks and Recreation programs would pay more next year than residents do.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 20, 2018
Three central Arkansas high school baseball players accused in a hazing case have been cleared of child maltreatment accusations, their attorney says.