The NFL finance committee is unanimously recommending the league owners approve the proposed $4.65 billion sale of the Denver Broncos to the heir of the Walmart fortune.
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Walmart cuts profit outlook as shoppers adapt to inflation
Walmart Inc. on Monday lowered its profit outlook, saying rising prices on food and gas are forcing shoppers to cut back.
Mega Millions jackpot now $810 million, nation’s 3rd largest prize
Lottery officials on Monday raised the Mega Millions grand prize to $810 million, giving players a chance to win the nation’s third largest jackpot ever.
UPDATED: 12-year-old Arkansas boy advances in USA Mullet Championships
A 12-year-old boy from Wesley has advanced to the second round of the USA Mullet Championship.
Arkansas lawmakers want schools to use federal funds for teacher and staff bonuses
The move faced opposition from Democrats who said it was an effort to avoid considering raising teacher salaries while the state sits on a $1.6 billion surplus.
CVS asking pharmacists in Arkansas, other states to verify prescription drugs won’t be used for abortions
CVS Health is asking pharmacists in some states to verify that a few of the prescriptions they provide will not be used end a pregnancy.
Arkansas Senate strips 2 lawmakers of leadership posts
The Arkansas Senate on Thursday stripped two senators of their committee leadership posts for the rest of the year after one of them sought reimbursement for a meeting at the state Capitol that he did not attend.
$6.3M settlement reached over Arkansas dump site fire
A $6.3 million settlement has been reached in a lawsuit that claimed smoke from an underground fire at a dumping site in northwest Arkansas harmed nearby residents.
Democratic hopeful supports pay raises for Arkansas teachers
Gubernatorial hopeful Chris Jones on Tuesday called for increasing Arkansas teacher salaries, following a push by fellow Democrats to put teacher pay raises on the agenda for a legislative session next month.
Trial delayed for Arkansas man pictured in Pelosi’s office at Jan. 6 riot
A federal judge on Monday moved the trial from Sept. 6 to Dec. 12.
Boy, 5, fatally shoots 8-year-old brother at Arkansas home
A 5-year-old Arkansas boy fatally shot his 8-year-old brother in what investigators believe was an accidental shooting with an unsecured gun.
UPDATED: $1 million lottery ticket sold in Pine Bluff, prize still not claimed
An Arkansas lottery ticket worth $1 million was sold at a grocery store in Pine Bluff, but the winner has yet to claim the prize.
Stark political divides loom as U.S. governors gather; Hutchinson approaches end of yearlong term as group chair
Stark political divides among the states on abortion, gun rights and other issues threatened to overshadow a meeting this week of the nation’s governors.
Elevated ozone levels predicted in east Arkansas and neighboring states
Higher-than-normal ozone levels could cause health problems for some residents in east Arkansas on Thursday, officials said.
Jimmie Lou Fisher, longtime Arkansas treasurer, dies at 80
Jimmie Lou Fisher, who served as Arkansas’ state treasurer for more than two decades and was the Democratic nominee for governor in 2002, has died, an Arkansas funeral home said. She was 80.