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  • Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:45:52 GMT
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
  • Police: Arkansas imposter cop tried to lure kids

    Police: Arkansas imposter cop tried to lure kids

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:20 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:20:51 GMT
    Arkansas police have arrested a man they say tried to coax children into his car by claiming to be a police officer.
    Arkansas police have arrested a man they say tried to coax children into his car by claiming to be a police officer.
  • Sources: EU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia

    Sources: EU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:39:24 GMT
    European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.
    Frustrated by the apparent ineffectiveness of previous sanctions and outraged by the deaths of 298 people aboard the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over eastern Ukraine, the European Union adopted tough new economic...
  • House-Senate negotiators approve $17B VA bill

    House-Senate negotiators approve $17B VA bill

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:56:46 GMT
    Rep. Jeff Miller's background as a real estate broker will come in handy as the Florida Republican tries to a sell a $17 billion veterans health care bill to a GOP caucus that includes tea party members dead...
    House and Senate negotiators have approved a $17 billion compromise bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs and reform a program scandalized by veterans' long waits for health care and VA workers falsifying...
  • Lottery ticket would aid Missouri veterans

    Lottery ticket would aid Missouri veterans

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:45:24 GMT
    Proceeds from sales of Missouri Lottery tickets have gone exclusively toward education since 1992. A ballot measure next month would allow veterans to share in some of the take.
    Proceeds from sales of Missouri Lottery tickets have gone exclusively toward education since 1992. A ballot measure next month would allow veterans to share in some of the take.
  • Bull Shoals chief wants retrial in Harrison court

    Bull Shoals chief wants retrial in Harrison court

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:38:14 GMT
    The attorney for the Bull Shoals police chief accused of using excessive force against a domestic violence suspect last year wants his retrial moved from Fayetteville back to Harrison.
    The attorney for the Bull Shoals police chief accused of using excessive force against a domestic violence suspect last year wants his retrial moved from Fayetteville back to Harrison.
  • NCAA concussion suit includes Arkansas plaintiffs

    NCAA concussion suit includes Arkansas plaintiffs

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:33:39 GMT
    Former college athletes in Arkansas are among the plaintiffs involved in a class-action lawsuit over head injuries.
    Former college athletes in Arkansas are among the plaintiffs involved in a class-action lawsuit over head injuries.
  • Arkansas official wants to change jail uniform

    Arkansas official wants to change jail uniform

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:30:06 GMT
    An official in north Arkansas wants to change what inmates wear while jailed in Baxter County.
    An official in north Arkansas wants to change what inmates wear while jailed in Baxter County.
  • House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

    House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:15:27 GMT
    House Republicans are heading toward a vote Thursday on a slimmed-down bill to address the immigration crisis on the border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding unaccompanied migrant youths back to...
    House Republicans have agreed to vote on a slimmed-down bill to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding unaccompanied migrant youths back to Central America.
  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:58:48 GMT
    The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...
    The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football,...
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  • NCAA concussion suit includes Arkansas plaintiffs

    NCAA concussion suit includes Arkansas plaintiffs

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:33:39 GMT
    Former college athletes in Arkansas are among the plaintiffs involved in a class-action lawsuit over head injuries.
    Former college athletes in Arkansas are among the plaintiffs involved in a class-action lawsuit over head injuries.
  • Bull Shoals chief wants retrial in Harrison court

    Bull Shoals chief wants retrial in Harrison court

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:38:14 GMT
    The attorney for the Bull Shoals police chief accused of using excessive force against a domestic violence suspect last year wants his retrial moved from Fayetteville back to Harrison.
    The attorney for the Bull Shoals police chief accused of using excessive force against a domestic violence suspect last year wants his retrial moved from Fayetteville back to Harrison.
  • Arkansas bullet plant pulled from council agenda

    Arkansas bullet plant pulled from council agenda

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:49 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:49:03 GMT
    The North Little Rock mayor says a bullet manufacturer is rethinking a proposal to locate near a residential neighborhood.
    The North Little Rock mayor says a bullet manufacturer is rethinking a proposal to locate near a residential neighborhood.
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  • Cardinals sign veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski

    Cardinals sign veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:21:13 GMT
    CHICAGO (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have signed veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski. Pierzynski, 37, was in the starting lineup and batting sixth for the Cardinals' afternoon matchup against the Chicago Cubs. Catcher George Kottaras was designated for assignment to make room on the roster. The Cardinals have been looking for a steady presence behind the plate since All-Star Yadier Molina went down with a torn ligament in his right thumb on July 9. Molina underwent surgery on July 11 and is exp...
    CHICAGO (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have signed veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski. Pierzynski, 37, was in the starting lineup and batting sixth for the Cardinals' afternoon matchup against the Chicago Cubs. Catcher George Kottaras was designated for assignment to make room on the roster. The Cardinals have been looking for a steady presence behind the plate since All-Star Yadier Molina went down with a torn ligament in his right thumb on July 9. Molina underwent surgery on July 11 and is exp...
  • Rantankerous: Let's ditch the 'amateur' in college sports

    Rantankerous: Let's ditch the 'amateur' in college sports

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:28:29 GMT
    We get neck-deep in the topic of compensating college athletes. There were spikes in blood pressure levels and speaking volume, the litmus test for any type of dialogue on this issue.
    We get neck-deep in the topic of compensating college athletes. There were spikes in blood pressure levels and speaking volume, the litmus test for any type of dialogue on this issue.
  • 2 Texas football players charged with sex assault

    2 Texas football players charged with sex assault

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:22:56 GMT
    Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month.
    Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month.

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  • Arkansas bullet plant pulled from council agenda

    Arkansas bullet plant pulled from council agenda

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:49 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:49:03 GMT
    The North Little Rock mayor says a bullet manufacturer is rethinking a proposal to locate near a residential neighborhood.
    The North Little Rock mayor says a bullet manufacturer is rethinking a proposal to locate near a residential neighborhood.
  • Man accused of assaulting teen umpire at Show-Me Games

    Man accused of assaulting teen umpire at Show-Me Games

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:43 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:43:13 GMT
    A 36-year-old Jefferson City man faces an August court date on suspicion of assaulting a 15-year-old baseball umpire at the Show-Me State Games in Columbia.
    A 36-year-old Jefferson City man faces an August court date on suspicion of assaulting a 15-year-old baseball umpire at the Show-Me State Games in Columbia.
  • Mom accused of leaving babies home alone

    Mom accused of leaving babies home alone

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:37:58 GMT
    Sharonda LopezSharonda Lopez
    A Jonesboro woman was arrested Saturday, July 26, after police say she left her two babies home alone. Sharonda Lopez, 25, is charged with two counts of first degree child endangerment.
    A Jonesboro woman was arrested Saturday, July 26, after police say she left her two babies home alone. Sharonda Lopez, 25, is charged with two counts of first degree child endangerment.

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