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Wind energy gains ground in Arkansas after years of setbacks

Updated 12:05 p.m., Sept. 10, 2021 One of Arkansas’s biggest utilities is delivering wind power to thousands of homes in the state, and the company says more is on the way. On Friday, Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO) announced the…

Former Conway lawmaker to face retrial on federal bribery charges

Federal prosecutors plan to retry former lobbyist and political fundraiser Gilbert Baker on bribery and other charges after a mistrial earlier this month. Chief U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall Jr. on Friday set the retrial to begin in Little…

Defense rests in Gilbert Baker bribery trial

In addition to testimony jurors have heard over the past two weeks, they have a mountain of documents available for review: phone records, texts, records of donations and payments from various lobbying organizations, and a forensic analysis of those expenditures.