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Conservatives claim Conway School Board seats

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Conway School Board race politicized

Contest follows national trend.

Home aide shortage threatens care for developmentally disabled Arkansans

Pay is low and demand is high for direct care workers, those who care for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Recruiting and retaining these workers is becoming more difficult.

Henderson faculty to shrink by 37% under drastic budget cuts

The small south Arkansas university will also see 25 degree programs eliminated in a plan approved by ASU System board on Thursday.

State Supreme Court Justice Wood cleared of ethics allegations

Wood praised the decision and called the complaint “baseless, without merit, and politically motivated.”

Arkansas cities regulate ‘Airbnbs’ and other short-term rentals

The massive growth of the short-term rental industry is also creating headaches for city officials from Little Rock to small tourist towns in the Ozarks.

Eureka Springs cracks down on Airbnbs

“We have more single family homes that are being purchased by out-of-town folks as second vacation homes,” said Kylee Hevrdejs, Eureka Springs’ historic preservation officer and planner.

Why Arkansas’s best duck hunting woods are drowning

The trees that sustain the state’s fabled duck populations are dying after years of excessive flooding. But new practices aim to change that.

State regulators give OK to Medicaid managed care company once dogged by investigations

Two months ago, things were looking dire for Empower Healthcare Solutions. Now, the managed care company looks to be in the clear with state regulators — and has found a new financial backer in private equity.

Ethics complaint targets state Supreme Court Justice Rhonda Wood

A complaint filed against Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Rhonda Wood has accused her of violating judicial ethics by telling then-Circuit Judge Michael Maggio in 2014 to delete certain text messages.

Biden administration says premiums for Arkansas Medicaid expansion must end in one year

The Biden administration is telling states like Arkansas 'no' on experimenting with Medicaid expansion policies that could cause people to lose coverage -- first work requirements, now premiums.

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