Bookcase For Every Child

Brady Tinkle, son of Joe and Bridget

BJ FOX PHOTO

Brady Tinkle, son of Joe and Bridget Tinkle, waits expectantly for the formal presentation of his bookcase and box of starter books. Thirty-one bookcases were presented to thirty-three children in a punch and cookie celebration at Westside Elementary School. Dr. Charlotte R. Green, founder of Arkansas Preschool Plus, was the keynote speaker at this third annual event. See more photos at www.spotted.thecabin.net

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Tue, 01/17/2017 - 19:22

Arkansas lawmakers advance junk food ban for food stamps

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Tue, 01/17/2017 - 19:21

Arkansas House OKs delay in medical marijuana launch

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas House voted Tuesday to delay the launch of the state’s voter-approved medical marijuana program and ease a restriction on doctors who certify a patient is eligible to use the drug.

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Tue, 01/17/2017 - 19:08

Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the US

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations. The world’s biggest retailer said Tuesday that its plans will also generate about 24,000 construction jobs.

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