Arkansas pump prices will likely top $3 gallon during the upcoming summer traveling season.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Senator Blanche Lincoln is now expected to introduce a bill regulating the trade of financial instruments called “derivatives” with provisions that bankers oppose and the White House supports. Derivatives played a significant role in the failure of some financial firms, including American International Group Inc in 2008.

The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees will consider a tuition and fee increase at Friday’s board meeting.

A former State Capitol Police officer filed an EEOC complaint alleging that his supervisor referred to him and other workers at the Capitol in derogatory racial terms and made other remarks, creating a hostile working environment.

The Twin Rivers School District was the first school district to be taken over by the state for violating accreditation standards, and now it will be the first to have its students and territory divided up and parceled out to neighboring districts.

A group that has proposed a constitutional amendment aimed at thwarting the federal health-care law intends to file a federal lawsuit against the government challenging the law.

C-SPAN will feature the April 23 Senate debate sponsored by KATV Channel 7.

Hino Motors is to start production on a new line at its truck parts plant in Marion.

Little Rock tech startup Ed4U will be among the first firms to offer applications for Apple’s new iPad mobile device.

Pilgrim’s Pride will close its corporate headquarters in East Texas and a satellite office in Atlanta to combine the operations with its new owner’s offices in Greeley, Colo., by the end of June.

The City of Memphis and Bass Pro Shops have reached a consensus on seismic issues at The Pyramid, paving the way for the two sides to finalize contract negotiations.

Garland County Sheriff’s Department charged a 15-year-old Fountain Lake boy with 1st degree battery after a 9-year-old received burns over 80 percent of his body.

A theft of a four-wheeler and trailer led the Lonoke County sheriff’s office and a tracking dog team on a chase in a wooded area, where one of three suspects was caught in a mud hole when a dog licked his face.

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About patlynch
I am a broadcaster in Arkansas, a former freelance writer and political columnist in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Writing Coach. Speaker. Director of the Christian Foundations for Ministry program, and presently enrolled in the Anglican School of Ministry Master of Ministry program.

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