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Monitors report neglect, sex, dirt at kids facility State regulators are investigating 14 allegations of abuse and neglect against a Fayetteville mental-health treatment center for children, including poor supervision that led to sexual contact both forced and consensual among the young residents.
Arkansas Online | Nov 10, 2019 09:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UA applications dip again this fall A 17% decline over a two-year period in new freshman applications to the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville mostly can be explained by a dip in out-of-state applicants, said Suzanne McCray, UA's admissions dean.
Arkansas Online | Nov 10, 2019 09:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Internet step feared to miss target State lawmakers unanimously voted in February to create a structure to use state grant funds to expand high-speed internet to Arkansas' farthest flung areas, but the program spawned by that law, as now proposed, would do the opposite, about a dozen le
Arkansas Online | Nov 10, 2019 09:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
3% cost-of-living benefit hot topic for state retirees Linda Montalvo of Benton pressed state lawmakers Tuesday night about whether they are considering recommending changes to the annual cost-of-living adjustment to benefits paid to the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System's more than 30,000 retir
Arkansas Online | Nov 10, 2019 09:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Treatment center responds to reports from two groups A watchdog group and a nonprofit that performs inspections for the state have reported problems at Piney Ridge Treatment Center in Fayetteville, which provides care for about 100 children for sexual behavior problems and mental illness.
Arkansas Online | Nov 10, 2019 08:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Washington news in brief Bill seeks to halt hostage-taking
Arkansas Online | Nov 10, 2019 08:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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City ban on foam boxes to add cost The Fayetteville City Council unanimously voted last week to prohibit restaurants, coffee shops, food trucks, delis and other food-service providers from using expanded polystyrene foam containers, commonly known as Styrofoam. The ban will go into effect
Arkansas Online | Nov 10, 2019 08:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Italy group visits LR as a possible sister city Little Rock's exploration of a new sister city relationship with Sicily's capital kicked off Friday with a delegation from Palermo visiting the city.
Arkansas Online | Nov 10, 2019 08:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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NLR students link past to future Students in North Little Rock High School's EAST Initiative program are using modern-day technology and ingenuity to make sure the past is not forgotten.
Arkansas Online | Nov 10, 2019 08:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Bentonville moving forward with center to better care for pets Bentonville doesnt have an animal shelter. The city, with an estimated population of 51,000 people, is the fourth-largest in Northwest Arkansas, and its the only one in that region without one.
Arkansas Online | Nov 10, 2019 08:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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