Gubernatorial candidate paid back credit for 2009-2011
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson improperly took Arkansas’ homestead tax credit during four tax years before making a partial repayment shortly before he announced his campaign for governor, according to an official with the Pulaski County assessor&rsquo...
Category: Wire News    Published: Monday, July 28th, 2014     comments
Derek Ratchford, general manager, engineered wood operations, announced Thursday that Hayes Anthony has joined the company as production scheduler for the Arkansas Laminating Plant in El Dorado.As production scheduler, Anthony will concentrate on daily scheduling at the lumber grading line at the en...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to fix a veterans’ health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., and Sen. Bernie Sand...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don’t give much thought to each year’s renewal. But make the same assumption in one of the new health law plans, and it could lead to costly surprises.Insurance exchange customers who opt for convenience by au...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty university and college professors say government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research.The professors said in a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration that a clarification the agency issued last month on rules model aircr...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela, the White House said Sunday.President Barack Obama, who has said he was one of the untold millions of people around the world who were i...
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Logan Hicks soars above a ramp while honing his skating skills with Eugene Draper at Bodenhamer Skate Park. Even in the summer heat, the park is a favorite hangout for local youth.
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 Children enjoy a dip in the pool at Mattocks Park to cool off on a hot summer day. Summer break is rapidly coming to an end with just about a month left of summer vacation before school starts back up again.
Category: Local News    Published: Monday, July 28th, 2014     comments
Marriages:Toby Clark and Dorothy Buffet, July 22.Terry Hampton and Cynthia Hardy, July 22.Ronald Roberts and Lisa Baum, July 23.Phillip Taylor, Jr. and Leenetta Boone, July 23.Marcus Cortez and Brittany Thibodeaux, July 24.Brandon Pridgen and Laura Martin, July 24.Ralph Trevino and Ami Jameson, July...
Category: On the Record    Published: Monday, July 28th, 2014     comments
Mid-year financial outlook event set for ThursdayThe LPL Financial Research Mid-Year Outlook 2014: Investor’s Almanac Field Notes event, sponsored by GenWealth Financial Advisors, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the El Dorado Conference Center.At this year’s halfway point, the even...
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One dead, three hurt in PB shootingPINE BLUFF (AP) — Police in Pine Bluff say one man was killed and three others were wounded in a shooting on the city’s west side.Police told reporters that 21-year-old Cedric Ginger, of Sheridan, died early Sunday at a Pine Bluff hospital after being s...
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Picture: Kristi Harkins watches police activity at an apartment complex wh...
Kristi Harkins watches police activity at an apartment complex wh...
SACO, Maine (AP) — A family of five, including three children ranging in age from 4 to 12 years old, were found shot to death Sunday inside a southern Maine apartment, authorities said.Investigators said a gun was found near one of the bodies and it appeared no one outside the family was respo...
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Powerful storms raking across several states in the eastern U.S. on Sunday have destroyed at least 10 homes in Tennessee, and there were no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries, authorities said.Spokeswoman Gina Breeding with the office of emergency management in...
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Employee Benefits Question: Bertha’s husband (Earl) recently passed away. Earl had an individual retirement account (“IRA”) of approximately $500,000 as of the date of his death. Bertha is listed as the beneficiary of Earl’s IRA. Bertha who is 62 years of age has substantial...
Category: Local Business    Published: Monday, July 28th, 2014     comments
NEW YORK (AP) — Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Saturday that Nissan North America Inc. is recalling certain lines of its Infiniti, Maxi...
Category: National Business    Published: Monday, July 28th, 2014     comments
Total daily pumpage by the El Dorado Water Utilities in gallons.July 18 …….……………………………….............................………………….………&hell...
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ATLANTA (AP) — Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people, sickened more than 700 and prompted one of the largest food recalls in history are set to go to trial this week in south Georgia.A federal indictment unsealed in February...
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US: Evidence proves Russia gave Ukraine rocketsWASHINGTON (AP) — Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. on Sunday released satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for separatists has crossed the border.T...
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Picture:  An Israeli soldier sleeps under the canon of a mobile artillery near the Israel and Gaza border, Sunday....
 An Israeli soldier sleeps under the canon of a mobile artillery near the Israel and Gaza border, Sunday....
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.The failure to reach even a brief humanitarian lull in the fighti...
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DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.The U.S. State Department, meanwhile, released satellite images that...
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