Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, escorted by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is welcomed by U.S. lawmakers as he arrives to address a joint session of Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Poroshenko is seeking more robust U.S military assistance to help his country in its fight against Russian-backed rebels and will also be meeting with President Barack Obama.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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  • Bids in on Broadway Bridge job

    The Broadway Bridge between Little Rock and North Little Rock would be replaced at a cost of $98.4 million if the low bid is accepted. The bidding firm helped build the new U.S. 82 bridge near Lake Village. NWAonline, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 07:37 AM
  • More Cycles Added to LRPD Bike Patrol

    Little Rock police said more bicycle patrols in neighborhoods will allow them to be more approachable and visible on the streets. LITTLE ROCK, AR- The Little Rock Police Department is working to make themselves more accessible by adding 20 bicycles to their existing bike patrol. FOX16, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 10:53 PM
  • Conway Woman Seeks to Return Lost Love Letter

    A Conway woman is seeking to return a love letter she discovered that was written more than 70 years ago. Paige Hess found the love note at the bottom of a sewing box, stuffed under needles, thread, and stamps. 5NEWSonline.com, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 09:54 AM
  • Backers ask court to dismiss alcohol-sales lawsuit

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Backers of a measure that would legalize alcohol sales in all 75 Arkansas counties are asking the state's highest court to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to remove the proposal from the November ballot. KAIT-TV Jonesboro, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 09:34 AM
  • State continues rail study, including high-speed passenger service

    Given the iffiness of continuing work on road projects on account of federal revenue issues, it's hard to imagine Arkansas ever having the federal backing to move forward with high-speed passenger rail service in the state. But we can dream, can't we? To that end, the Arkansas Highway and TRANSPORTATION Department will hold public meetings next week to talk about Arkansas rail service. Arkansas Times, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 07:11 AM
  • State narrows top teachers list to 4

    The four Arkansas Teacher of the Year finalists Lindsay Griffin of Greenbrier Middle School, Donna Dillahunty of Marion Intermediate School, Ouida Newton of Poyen High School, and Jayna Moffit of Lincoln Junior High School in Bentonville, celebrate after being selected from a group of teachers from around the state during a ceremony Tuesday at the state Capitol. The two English and two math teachers who were named finalists Tuesday for the 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year award have worked in the classroom between 13 and 36 years in districts that stretch from the eastern and western borders of the state. NWAonline, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 05:15 AM
  • Bank Robbery on North Taylor Street

    We have just learned from police there has been a bank robbery at the 1800 block of North Taylor Street in North Little Rock. According to police the suspect first went to One Banc at 8000 Cantrell Road and attempted to get inside but was unsuccessful. FOX16, Thu, Sep 11 2014 @ 05:30 PM
  • 3 Benton Man Now Accused of Shooting Out Glass at High School

    Two more local men have been arrested in two drive-by incidents where glass was shot out at Benton High School. Their arrests bring the total to three suspects now jailed in the case. FOX16, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 07:20 PM
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