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Cheap gas gives people cash to burn

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Jan 31, 2015

Cheap #gas prices are lifting consumer confidence & spurring spending, economists say bit.ly/1ySlOLG

Pay panel votes in favor of $39,400, $45,000 legislator salaries

arkansasonline.com — The panel tasked with setting the salaries of elected officials in Arkansas on Friday voted to propose paying most state legislators $39,400 and the leaders of the two chambers $45,000. The Independent Citizens Commission's proposals are preliminary and still subject to a final vote next week.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @glesnick: CHART: How the Independent Citizen Commission's salary recommendations stack up. Story: arkansasonline.com/news/2015/jan/… #ARleg pic.twitter.com/YUHL30iEmH

Jan 30, 2015

The Independent Citizens Commission wants to more than 2x legislators' salaries but axe expense reimbursement: (free) arkansasonline.com/news/2015/jan/…

Jan 30, 2015

Pay panel proposes: $39,400 for #ARleg, $45k for chamber leaders; $141k for gov; $130k for AG; $90k for Sec State: arkansasonline.com/news/2015/jan/…

16-year-old missing from Virginia found in LR

arkansasonline.com — A 16-year-old girl from Virginia who was considered an endangered missing person after disappearing with an older man has been found safe in Little Rock. Authorities in Christianburg, Va., reported just before midnight Thursday that teen Aysia Monique Lewis had been found safe in Arkansas' capital city and that the man she was believed to have left Virginia with, 33-year-old Donald "Bruce" Quesenberry Jr., was in custody.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @kaytaybaylay: 16-year-old girl missing from Virginia after disappearing with older man is found in Little Rock: goo.gl/7shxwI via @glesnick

Rogers' city attorney gets check, quits

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Jan 30, 2015

Rogers paid its city attorney $253,222...to leave his job and never come back. @NWATeresaM has details: arkansasonline.com/news/2015/jan/…

Boozman backs Cuba-travel bill

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Police canine on hunt nips officer

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Jan 30, 2015

(2/2) ...and a cat. And it revolves around a few dollars in change being stolen from cars. arkansasonline.com/news/2015/jan/…

House approves Hutchinson's tax cut proposal

arkansasonline.com — LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas House has approved Gov. Asa Hutchinson's proposal to cut income taxes for the middle class by $102 million a year and repeal part of a 2013 capital gains tax break. By a 95-2 vote, the House approved the proposal to cut income taxes by 1 percent for those making between $21,000 and $75,000 a year.

Suggs vows positive changes for district after state takeover

arkansasonline.com — The now-interim superintendent of the Little Rock School District said positive changes are coming to the district after the state voted to take it over, a development he said should not be seen as a negative.
Jan 29, 2015

UPDATED with new details, video excerpts and full audio from @LRSD news conf. after takeover: arkansasonline.com/news/2015/jan/… pic.twitter.com/hbN7SNn6yj

Jan 29, 2015

UPDATED with new details, video excerpts and full audio from @LRSD news conf. after takeover: arkansasonline.com/news/2015/jan/…

Jan 29, 2015

RT @ArkansasOnline: "I ask the community: Please hold me accountable," LR district superintendent says: goo.gl/7qBFEK #ArkDG via @glesnick

Jan 29, 2015

RT @kaytaybaylay: @lrsd interim superintendent vows positive changes for district after state takeover: goo.gl/phWs2a #ArkDG via @glesnick

Senate votes to continue 'private option,' form task force

arkansasonline.com — LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Senate has voted to continue the state's compromise Medicaid expansion for another year and create a task force to look at alternatives for the hundreds of thousands of low-income Arkansas residents receiving coverage through the program.

UALR, ASU both need big game

arkansasonline.com — No matter how rough the regular season, Sun Belt men's basketball teams typically in the past had the chance to redeem themselves in the conference tournament. Most years the tournament has served as one last shot for teams at the bottom of the standings for a better finish than their start.
Jan 29, 2015

#UALR and #ArkSt men are both in similar spots. And it's not a good one at the halfway point of Sun Belt season. ($) arkansasonline.com/news/2015/jan/…

Cobbins ready for ASU trip

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Jan 29, 2015

#UALR-#ArkSt tonight in Jonesboro. Women's game could come down to Sun Belt's best player vs its best defender. ($) arkansasonline.com/news/2015/jan/…

Murphy Oil shrinks '15 budget 33%

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Jan 29, 2015

Murphy Oil has joined other energy firms it cutting its capital budget for 2015. The company plans to spend 33% less bit.ly/15LnL5Z

State takes over LR schools

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Jan 29, 2015

More on the state takeover of the Little Rock School District, including community reaction (mostly negative): ($) arkansasonline.com/news/2015/jan/…

6 holdups in 2 hours catch eye of police

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Jan 30, 2015

Six armed robberies within a two-hour span in the area Tuesday, ICYMI bit.ly/1CCVc7o pic.twitter.com/v8jC2OjnVp

Jan 29, 2015

Police believe robbery crew to blame for 6 holdups in 2 hours in southwest Little Rock neighborhood: bit.ly/1CCVc7o

Bid to split Lee, King Day fails

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