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Elaine Massacre Memorial Set for Unveiling

Elaine Massacre Memorial Set for Unveiling

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A three-day period of killing in the Arkansas Delta a century ago will be commemorated with the Elaine Massacre Memorial, to be dedicated across the street from the Phillips County Courthouse in Helena on Sept. 29. read more >

Update: Judge Grants Ex-Lawmaker's 'Pipe Dream' of Probation

Update: Judge Grants Ex-Lawmaker's 'Pipe Dream' of Probation

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Former state Rep. Micah Neal, who pleaded guilty last year to a corruption charge related to a kickbacks scheme involving Ecclesia College in Springdale, was sentenced Thursday to three years of probation. "I threw it all away, there are no excuses on my part," Neal told the court. read more >

John Rogers' New Tale: Forgeries Hit $1 Billion

John Rogers' New Tale: Forgeries Hit $1 Billion

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From prison, John Rogers has told one of his victims that the street value of his crimes total almost a billion dollars, a boastful figure in keeping with a blustery scam artist's penchant for ditching the truth for lies and his felonious fondness for big and often inflated numbers. read more >

As Marijuana Industry Beckons, Banks Just Say No

As Marijuana Industry Beckons, Banks Just Say No

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On one side is a new industry desperately needing local banking services. On the other side are bankers salivating at potential deposits and fee revenue. Between them is a federal government that outlaws marijuana. read more >