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Possible end in sight for water outage in Helena-West Helena, ways to help from afar

Water may soon return to all households in Helena-West Helena, but occasional water shut-offs to fix leaks are expected. People near and far who want to donate resources or money to the community have a handful of options.
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Huge, centuries-old tree falls on house near downtown Conway

A huge 600-year-old oak tree collapsed onto a house on Davis Street in Conway this morning.

Poll says: CRT was no election winner. Nationwide, voters generally wanted to protect public schools and the children in them

The war on public schools might not be as politically potent as Republicans think.

The dark money billionaires among us: Uihlein edition

Learn more about Wisconsin billionaires who've been trying to influence several Arkansas elections this year.

Scores plunge on student testing during pandemic disruption

Pandemic wrecks school test scores in Arkansas and everywhere else.

Wealth concentrated in a few hands in Arkansas. Fix: Tax the rich a bit more. But ...

A bit more taxing of the wealthiest would pay big dividends in Arkansas and the country. Don't hold your breath.

ACT scores drop nationally and in Arkansas

Scores drop on college admission test. Pandemic shoulders blame.

COVID today: 1,198 new cases, but a decline at the hospital

And no new deaths reported today.

COVID today: 1,056 new cases and 11 more deaths

The hospital count edges up again, slightly.

COVID today: 1,053 new cases and eight more deaths

The trend at the hospitals is downward.

COVID today: A mixed bag

Active cases decline, but a bit of a movement upward in hospital cases.

How bad is crime in Arkansas? Hard to say because many police agencies don't report crime statistics

Arkansas lags in reporting crime statistics to the FBI.