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Acme Files New Suit Against Chambers in Branch Tussle
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Acme Files New Suit Against Chambers in Branch Tussle

Acme Holding Co., the parent company of the $107 million-asset Allied Bank of Mulberry, recently opened a new front in the ongoing financial dispute with its lead creditor.
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Justices Uphold Use of Drug Implicated in Botched Executions

The Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal injection executions Monday, as two dissenting justices said for the first time that they think it's "highly likely" that the death penalty itself is unconstitutional.
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Asa Hutchinson Tells State to Find Execution Drug Supply

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says a U.S. Supreme Court ruling approving the use of the sedative midazolam in executions will allow states to move forward with lethal injections, though other issues remain in Arkansas.
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Justices Rule Against EPA Power Plant Mercury Limits

The Supreme Court ruled Monday against the Obama administration's attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants, but it may only be a temporary setback for regulators.
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Cleburne County Clerk Will Resign Over Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

A county clerk in Arkansas plans to resign effective June 30 because of a moral objection to issuing same-sex marriage licenses. read more >

Arkansas, Others Sue Over Rule Giving Feds Authority on State Water

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined several states in a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. read more >

Arkansas Republicans Shift from Marriage Fight (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

In Arkansas, the GOP backlash against same-sex marriage included a governor who accused justices of disregarding Arkansans' beliefs and a conservative activist calling the decision "illegitimate." But it didn't include a call for the state to defy the nation's highest court. read more >

Slideshow: 40 Under 40 Honorees Recognized At Luncheon

The 2015 class of Arkansas Business' 40 Under 40 were honored at a luncheon at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock on Wednesday. Each honoree gave a brief acceptance speech and answered questions such as, “What advice would you give your 20-year-old self?” and “What do you want your legacy to be 20 years from now?” read more >

Former Jennings Osborne Homes Getting New Owners

Did you know a change of ownership is visiting two of the three Cantrell Road houses owned by the late Jennings Osborne? read more >

Jim Bolt Sues His Attorney from Prison

Jim Bolt, who pleaded guilty last year to stealing $2.5 million in unclaimed property from the states of California and Nevada is making courtroom noise again. read more >

Diamond Pipeline Asks for Condemnations in Four Counties

The company behind a planned $900 million crude oil pipeline filed several petitions in the past month to gain access to property for the line. read more >

Church Buys Adjacent Site For $405,000 (NWA Real Deals)

St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Fayetteville bought the building that housed the law firm of Estes, Gramling & Estes at 19 Dickson St. read more >

It Ain't Over Till … (Editorial)

The U.S. Supreme Court handed President Barack Obama a major victory on Thursday, upholding a key component of the Affordable Care Act by a comfortable 6-3 vote. read more >

KFSM-TV in Spotlight After Arrest, Order

The arrest of anchor Liza Danver and a judge's contempt finding against Managing Editor Larry Henry that was resolved with a story assignment both grabbed headlines around the state and at national outlets, including Adweek's “TV Spy.” read more >

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