Arkansas is among the leaders in new COVID-19 cases per capita. The rolling average number of daily new cases has increased 115% over the past two weeks, according to numbers compiled by Johns Hopkins University researchers.
State response teams ordered by the governor to come to Springfield and help in the fight against the COVID-19 surge have arrived including a group that's giving out antibody infusions to try and keep moderate cases from becoming life-threatening.
Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a near-empty stadium, a colorful but strangely subdued ceremony that set a striking tone to match a unique pandemic Games.
Before she had the freedom to play golf at various clubs across the nation, she was helping our nation with its fight to remain free during World War II. She joined the Naval Reserves’ women’s program, the WAVES, at the age of 20.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Thursday that while running for the Republican nomination for governor, she also will try to put on next year’s ballot a proposition to end the state’s individual income tax.