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2 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Letter-grading plan for Ark. schools to go on view

Arkansas' more than 1,000 public schools will soon be graded with the same A-through-F rating system that teachers use for students.

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6 hrs ago | 4029TV.com

University of Arkansas trademarks Hog Call

The cheer consists of a crowd cheering the following words: "Wooo Pig Sooie! Wooo Pig Sooie! Wooo Pig Sooie! Razorbacks."

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6 hrs ago | LiveScience

Can a Severed Snake Head Still Kill? It's Possible

Venomous snakes are scary when they're alive, but there's also reason to fear these fanged creatures after they're dead, a recent news report suggests.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

NWAonline

Biomedical unit dedicated at UA

For a long time, engineers have made medical devices, said Ashok Saxena, head of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville's Department of Biomedical Engineering.

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Arkansas Times

John Goodson goes with Tom Cotton

The Weekly Standard loves Tom Cotton. It loves anybody who loves Tom Cotton. So it loves John Goodson , the multimillionaire class action lawyer from Texarkana who once favored Democrats and has been favored by Democrats such as Mike Beebe with the likes of a UA Board of Trustees appointment.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Texarkana, AR, Mike Beebe, US Governors

Cherokee Nation

honors citizens, organizations at banquet

Jr. Miss Cherokee Chelbie Turtle, Cherokee Nation Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden, Cherokee National Treasure honorees David Comingdeer, Eddie Morrison, John Ross Jr. and Clesta Manley, Principal Chief Bill John Baker and Miss Cherokee Sunday Plumb.

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Related Topix: Fort Gibson, OK, University of Tulsa, Tahlequah, OK

ESPN

Brace yourself: Razorback-themed smiles?

University of Arkansas football fans didn't open their mouths much to cheer last season.

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5NEWSonline.com

Bill Nye "The Science Guy" Coming To Fayetteville

Bill Nye "The Science Guy" is coming to Fayetteville, according to Steve Voorhies Manager of Media Relations for the University of Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR, Bill Nye

Jenningsdailynews.net

Elton youth chosen to participate in Leadership Summit in Arkansas

Elliott Nichols, senior at Elton High School, was chosen by first-ever Native Youth in Agriculture Summit as one of 50 students to travel to the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, Arkansas from July 21-25.

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Related Topix: Elton, LA, Agriculture, Science

4029TV.com

New details: Investigators know how fires were started in Fayetteville arson case

New details have emerged in an arson investigation involving two vehicles, one of which belonged to University of Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR, State University, AR

NWAonline

Treats and eats

When approached by the developers of Sterling Frisco to be the gourmet coffee shop presence, it didn't take much persuasion for owner and founder of Jammin Java Brandon Karn to consider.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Life, Food, Recipes, Dessert, Ice Cream, Baked Goods, Cookies, Drink, Coffee

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Collegio

Greeks praise, critique weekend conference

Each year at about 5 a.m., 400 Pitt State students are up, dressed and loading onto charter buses, paid for by the university, on their way to the Fraternal Leadership Summit .

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR

Fayetteville Flyer

Daily Flyer: Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

A public forum for all candidates in the Ward 4 City Council race is scheduled for next month at Fayetteville City Hall.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR

Fayetteville Flyer

Bill Nye The Science Guy to speak at Barnhill Arena Sept. 19

According to his website, Nye will speak at the University of Arkansas at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bill Nye, Arkansas

Log Cabin Democrat

Mann-Richard engagement

The bride-elect is the daughter of Mary-Catherine Mann of Conway and Tom Mann of Ridgefield, Wash.

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Related Topix: Conway, AR

Auburn Reporter

Highline College part of Working Families Success Network strategy expansion

Highline College is one of 16 community colleges in four states that will implement the strategy - used at more than 100 sites in the nation to help low-income individuals and families achieve financial stability - to promote postsecondary completion for students whose economic challenges can thwart their academic and career goals.

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Related Topix: Malvern, AR, Forrest City, AR, Harrison, AR, West Helena, AR

The Willits News

Local tribe member helps kick-off Summer Leadership Summit for Native Youth

Forty-three high school and college students representing 15 Native American tribes from across the United States gathered at the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville for the inaugural Summer Leadership Summit for Native Youth in Food and Agriculture, held July 21-25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Fayetteville, AR

Packer

Arkansas grapes featured at Emmys after-party

Witch Fingers is one of two California table grapes developed through the University of Arkansas' fruit breeding program.

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Related Topix: Dining, Bakersfield, CA

TVSPY

Former NFLer Clint Stoerner Joins KTHV

KTHV , the CBS affiliate in Little Rock, Ark., has announced a new addition to the team: Clint Stoerner .

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR, Entertainment, Television

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The City Wire

Legislators visit UAFS robotics lab, hear about classes for employers

Arkansas Department of Higher Education Director Shane Broadway and Rep. Terry Rice, R-Waldron, observe as UAFS student Dave Wilson demonstrates a robot that he has programmed.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Robots, Science / Technology, Fort Smith, AR

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