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Arkansas gubernatorial candidate  Asa Hutchinson speaks to  the NRA backed National School Shield Programin 2013. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Candidate For Arkansas Governor Forgets ID At Poll

Republican Asa Hutchinson supports new voter ID law, but had to wait to vote while an aide fetched his ID.

05/20/2014

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Gunman, 3 Others Killed In Arkansas Shootings 

Police say a man shot and killed 2 people in an Arkansas residence, 1 person in a business before being found dead of a gunshot wound in a vehicle.

05/03/2014

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Tornadoes Kill 16 in Arkansas, 1 in Oklahoma

The most powerful twister this year carved an 80-mile path of destruction through suburbs north of the state capital, killing at least 16 people.

04/28/2014

File photo of voting booths. (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Anti-Obama Mood Hurts Dems In Arkansas Senate Race

It’s voters like Jammy Turner who give Republicans hope of ending an Arkansas political dynasty and taking control of the U.S. Senate this fall.

01/13/2014

Supply managers in 9 Midwestern and Plain states are expressing optimism about the regional economy. (Getty Images)

Economic Survey Suggests Optimism For Midwest

A monthly economic survey shows businesses looking forward to steady growth for the next six months.

01/02/2014

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Donors Chip In To Help Programs Hurt By Shutdown

Across the country, donors big and small are opening their wallets to help keep afloat programs that protect people in need as the government shutdown persists. A pair of Texas philanthropists pledged up to $10 million to help Head Start programs for poor children hurt by the shutdown. A university in New Hampshire decided to offer scholarships to active-duty military personnel whose tuition assistance has been switched off by the shutdown. And in Arkansas, people have been donating to Our House.

10/13/2013

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Detective: Lax Laws Bringing Meth to St. Louis

70 communities across Missouri have pseudoepehdrine laws and Franklin County Sheriff’s Detective Sgt. Jason Grellner says meth production has dropped significantly in those areas.

10/09/2013

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Mo. Unemployment Claims Jump 10.5 Percent After Government Shutdown

States around the country have seen a spike in unemployment claims since the beginning of the government shutdown and Missouri has adjusted its claims system just to keep up.

10/09/2013

File photo of an empty classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Ark. Panel Bars Districts From Arming Teachers

A state licensing board has barred two Arkansas school districts from arming teachers, administrators and staff as volunteer security guards.

09/11/2013

File photo of a Planned Parenthood clinic. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Arkansas GOP Going After Planned Parenthood Funding After Passing Nation’s Most Restrictive Abortion Law

Not content with enacting the most restrictive abortion law in the country, Arkansas Republicans plan to press the legislative advantage their party hasn’t enjoyed since Reconstruction by making it even more difficult for women to get abortions in the state.

03/08/2013

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