Picture: Curtis Coleman, left, listens as Asa Hutchinson responds to a question during a debate between the two Republi...
Curtis Coleman, left, listens as Asa Hutchinson responds to a question during a debate between the two Republi...
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson called rival Curtis Coleman’s vow to resist some deployments of the Arkansas National Guard “inflammatory rhetoric” as the two squared off in a debate on Saturday.Coleman in exchange criticized Hutchinson&rsqu...
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Members of the First Assembly of God recreated the Easter story with living scenes in Old City Park on Friday. At right, Jesus Christ is hung upon the cross to die. Above, Jesus rises from the dead as is recorded in the Gospels. The event was free and drew a number of spectators who watched the scen...

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The Civil War continues to capture local interest as seen Monday evening at the John Newton House. The limited seating filled to hear Vernon Dutton of Little Rock discuss the military actions of the 3rd Arkansas Infantry Regiment C.S.A. at the South Arkansas Historical Foundation.Dutton is a High Pr...
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Greg Harrison, chairman of the 22nd annual Mayhaw Festival, will be the guest speaker when the Rotary Club meets at noon on Monday at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. The annual Mayhaw Festival will begin at 5:30 p.m. on May 2 with a concert on the Union County Courthouse Square and will continue...
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Children got help with egg hunting at the South Arkansas Auboretum on Saturday morning. The annual Junior Chamber of Commerce sponsored event attracted a couple hundred egg hunters and their parents. There were plenty of eggs and special prizes for all.
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SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development wants Shreveport to open Cross Lake dam’s spillway drawdown gates, but the city is refusing.The Times of Shreveport reports that DOTD wants the gates opened to ensure that people living along the waterway a...
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SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Sprague Street once was home to a half dozen late Victorian bungalows.But now only one remains.While preservation efforts have been delayed, Shreveport officials say they are committed to restoring the home.City Councilman Jeff Everson told The Times   that the...
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Picture: Former president Bill Clinton speaks at a student conference for the Clinton Global Initiative University at A...
Former president Bill Clinton speaks at a student conference for the Clinton Global Initiative University at A...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton’s White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.As Clinton prepared for an August 1994 news conference in which he hoped to build public support for his struggling &md...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama’s signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government’s vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed Internet secu...
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DETROIT (AP) — General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday.The National Highway Traffic Safety Admi...
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Picture: Buddhists pray during a service to wish for safe return of missing passengers aboard the sunken ferry Sewol, a...
Buddhists pray during a service to wish for safe return of missing passengers aboard the sunken ferry Sewol, a...
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor sai...
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KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The rescuers moved quickly, just minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the mountain, ripping through teams of guides hauling gear.But they couldn’t get there quickly enough. No one can move that...
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JERUSALEM (AP) — The dark hall inside Christianity’s holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a momentous spiritual event in Orthodox Easter rites.Christians believe Jesus was crucified, bu...
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