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November 2013 Archives

Firefighter accused of murder claims he acted in self defense

Have you ever been involved in a situation in which your version of events did not match that given by other people? If you have, then you know how frustrating this can be, especially if that story means the difference between proving your innocence and sending you to prison.

Hawaii offers Arkansans chance to marry

In the last few years, same-sex couples across the state of Arkansas have watched as the nation transforms itself into a more forward-thinking country. With the U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding federal benefits for same-sex couples and the slew of states that have legalized gay marriage, it would seem that things are changing for nontraditional families.

Recession prompts more multigenerational homes

While most parents in Arkansas don't imagine living with their own parents when they are adults, there are an increasing number of grandparents helping to raise children. This is due, in part, to the economic recession. Whether it is a grandparent choosing to live with his or her adult child to save money or the reverse, grandparents are becoming much more common caregivers in Arkansas.

Payday loans are illegal in Arkansas, but still a problem

Fortunately for most people in Heber Springs, payday loans are illegal in Arkansas. These lenders are typically found in the areas of highest poverty and pray on low-income people by providing them with small amounts of cash but charging them exorbitant fees. According to Got Your Back Arkansas, all of the brick-and-mortar lenders in the state have been shut down, but that doesn't mean that Arkansans can't still fall prey to lenders on the Internet.

Mother takes child from Arkansas home and travels cross-country

When most parents in Conway separate or divorce, they work together to come up with a child custody agreement that is good for both the child and respects' both parents' wishes to remain in the child's life. This is not always the case, of course, but most child custody agreements try to give both the mother and father time to parent the child.

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