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  1. Art festival helps shine new light on NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... with their shows over a short period of time," she said. "It's creating a ripple effect. "Hot Springs and Eureka Springs are branded as 'art towns,' but we're seeing a lot of interest in arts across the state," she said. "Community developers ...

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  2. NLR council to vote on anti-bias policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... apply only to their city governments and won't affect businesses, unlike a law approved earlier this month in Eureka Springs. A new state law, passed as Senate Bill 202 and set to take effect this summer, restricts local anti-discrimination ...

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  3. Senate wants a spring breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Arkansas Times

    ... Asa Hutcinson's office - the guv is confabbing in D.C. - and decided to close state offices early. /more/ The Eureka Springs City Council last night suspended the rules and hurriedly passed a civil rights ordinance that extends anti-discrimination ...

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  4. Arkansas Senate Bars Local Protections For LGBTQRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Fayetteville Free Weekly

    ... affect cities like Fayetteville that do not have a local civil rights law in place. However, it will cause Eureka Springs, who just passed Ordinance 2223 Feb. 9 - which gives its citizens legal protections under gender identity, expression, ...

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  5. SB202: short-term loss, long-term gainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Arkansas Times

    ... of this dialogue occurs on social media, increasingly those allies are in positions of political influence. Eureka Springs Alderman James DeVito's quick action in advance of the House's passage of SB202 means that a key hurdle to the inevitable ...

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  6. No Veto From Arkansas Gov. On Bill Banning LGBT Discrimination LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pridesource.com

    ... Fayetteville ordinance that voters repealed in December expanding the city's anti-discrimination protections. Eureka Springs in northwest Arkansas enacted a similar measure earlier this month, and Little Rock elected officials are weighing expanding ...

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  7. These states are marching ahead with laws that would allow gay discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Washington Post

    ... discrimination, these laws require all their local communities to allow it, also. In Arkansas, the town of Eureka Springs appears to be the only town with gay non-discrimination ordinances that would be struck down once SB 202 comes into effect. But ...

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  8. Eureka Springs sets special vote on anti-bias lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Arkansas Online

    Voters in Eureka Springs will decide May 12 whether they want an ordinance prohibiting discrimination against gay people.

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  9. Conway passes protections for LGBT city workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Arkansas Times

    ... against gay people. /more/ Disheartening news on the equality front. A referendum is in the works to repeal Eureka Springs' ordinance protecting LGBT people and some Little Rock city directors have had discouraging things to say about an effort to ...

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  10. ASU Gay-Straight Alliance VP reacts to Senate Bill 202 becoming lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... sexual orientation. Over recent months, two Arkansas cities made the push to protect their LGBTQ communities. Eureka Springs passed the law just weeks ago in response to SB202. Fayetteville passed the law last August. Though Fayetteville citizens ... 1 comment

  11. New Arkansas law tip of a new anti-LGBT iceberg?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Washington Blade

    ... it's a thinly veiled attempt at targeting LGBT non-discrimination ordinances in cities like Little Rock and Eureka Springs. Amid court victories advancing marriage rights throughout the country, the Arkansas law was one among several measures ...

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  12. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | KATV Little Rock

    ... meantime, some cities are taking advantage of that waiting period, by passing anti-discrimination ordinances. Eureka Springs passed an anti-discrimination law earlier this month. The mayor, Butch Berry, says they're willing to be the test city and ...

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  13. Arkansas bars expanding local protections for gays, lesbiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... an ordinance in the city of Fayetteville, where voters expanded the city's anti-discrimination protections. Eureka Springs in northwest Arkansas enacted a similar measure earlier this month, and Little Rock elected officials are weighing expanding ...

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  14. Arkansas Bill Banning LGBT Non-Discrimination Ordinances Becomes LawRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Towleroad

    ... an ordinance in the city of Fayetteville, where voters expanded the city's anti-discrimination protections. Eureka Springs in northwest Arkansas enacted a similar measure earlier this month, and Little Rock elected officials are weighing expanding ...

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  15. Arkansas enacts law that opponents say targets gaysRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... about the legislation's infringement on local governments but allowed it to become law without his signature. Eureka Springs, a small Arkansas city with a substantial gay population, enacted an anti-discrimination ordinance days after the bill ...

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  16. In Conway, sex-bias ban makes agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | NWAonline

    Conway aldermen will consider a proposal tonight to expand the city's ban on discrimination against municipal-government employees to include sexual orientation and "gender identity or expression." Unlike a ban on discrimination based on sexual orientation in Eureka Springs that applies to residents and visitors, this proposal would apply only to the city government and not to local businesses.

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  17. Arkansas bars expanding anti-bias protections to cover LGBTRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | The Daily Herald

    ... Fayetteville ordinance that voters repealed in December expanding the city's anti-discrimination protections. Eureka Springs in northwest Arkansas enacted a similar measure earlier this month, and Little Rock elected officials are weighing expanding ... 32 comments

  18. Arkansas enacts law allowing businesses to discriminate against LGBT customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Raw Story

    ... about the legislation's infringement on local governments but allowed it to become law without his signature. Eureka Springs, a small Arkansas city with a substantial gay population, enacted an anti-discrimination ordinance days after the bill ...

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  19. Council seeking to protect city employees with new ordinanceRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... Rapert said he was against city government having the right to impose such protections. Fayetteville and Eureka Springs passed ordinances that go beyond just city employees, though Townsell said Conway's efforts are not comparable. Townsell added ...

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  20. Arkansas Legislators Meddle with Local Anti-Discrimination LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. So that means that the two cities in the entire state, Eureka Springs and Little Rock, that have laws against anti-gay discrimination would lose the ability to enforce its law. Since the law ...

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