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Updated Oct 23, 2014 at 8:36 AM

The recent decision by the Arkansas Supreme Court to allow the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Amendment on the Nov. 4 general election ballot settled the question of petition filing deadlines in favor of Secretary of State Mark Martin, but left the broader issue of ballot title consequences versus clarity up to the voters.

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 11:29 AM

Arkansas Terms Limits was formed in the 1996 election cycle to put term limits on the ballot, and it succeeded; but, lawmakers proposed an initiated act in 2004 which would have changed the dynamic, and history is about to repeat itself.

Updated Oct 21, 2014 at 8:52 AM

Opponents of a legislative ballot initiative to amend the term limits provisions of the Arkansas Constitution say aspects of the “ethics” provisions of the 22-page Ballot Issue 3 is the trade-off legislators are asking voters to accept...

Updated Oct 20, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Former President Bill Clinton received an enthusiastic welcome back to his hometown here Saturday.

Updated Oct 20, 2014 at 4:56 PM

Saturday saw a huge number of Democratic candidates in "a place called Hope" for a political rally with former President Bill Clinton.

Posted Oct 19, 2014 at 12:01 AM

The Majestic Hotel complex in central Arkansas will be for sale until next month, according to a real estate auctioneer.

Posted Oct 16, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Over the summer, the emergency room at Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) saw a 50 percent increase in kids coming in with snake bites.

Posted Oct 16, 2014 at 12:01 AM

As county sheriffs statewide begin to make their case for better reimbursement payments for state transition inmates, a survey of counties shows the eight counties in Southwest Arkansas are owed more than $600,000.

Updated Oct 14, 2014 at 8:46 AM

Close electoral contests are the norm in this election year, and Prescott native Mike Ross, and Gravette native Asa Hutchinson are neck and neck in the race for the governor's mansion.

Updated Oct 10, 2014 at 1:33 PM

Former Mineral Springs-Saratoga School District Superintendent Max Adcock permanently lost the administrative endorsement to his state teaching license Thursday, was fined $100 and had his teaching license suspended for a year in an action by the...

Updated Oct 7, 2014 at 8:54 AM

Perhaps, the marquee political race of the year, the contest between U. S. Senator Mark Pryor, D-Ar., and U. S. Representative Tom Cotton, R-Ar., is being closely watched nationwide by political experts.

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