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  1. Little Rock against anti-discrimination laws 43 mins agoRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | KJRH

    ... said in a statement. The next fight over the anti-discrimination restrictions comes May 12, when residents of Eureka Springs - a popular tourist destination in northwest Arkansas - will vote on an ordinance prohibiting the city and businesses from ...

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  2. In Arkansas, mixed views on religion, gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... said Oberg, who has no qualms offering bright wedding bouquets to the neighboring gay-friendly town of Eureka Springs. "It's ridiculous." Oberg is the unwitting pawn in an ideological battle that is playing out in state houses from Maine to ...

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  3. Little Rock City Board adopts civil rights ordinance to protect sexual orientationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    ... have been suspicious and critical of the city ordinance, though it doesn't go as far as an ordinance in Eureka Springs, which goes before that city's voters May 12. As a practical matter, city civil rights enforcement is all but unheard of. For ...

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  4. Arkansas At War With Itself Over LGBT RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Advocate

    ... not covered under Arkansas law, I think that could be getting close to running afoul of Arkansas law." Eureka Springs, a small tourist town in the Ozark Mountains near the Missouri border, this year passed the type of ordinance now forbidden by the ...

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  5. Arkansas cities push back against laws cast as anti-gayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... state Legislature. Another fight over the anti-discrimination limits is looming May 12 , when residents of Eureka Springs - a popular tourist destination in northwest Arkansas - will vote on an ordinance prohibiting the city and businesses from ... 16 comments

  6. The Kochs want Scott Walker as 2016 GOP nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    ... speculation that change is in the offing. The Arkansas Times has confirmed that a Baptist preacher in Eureka Springs who features prominently in a new video urging repeal of the city's Ordinance 2223, which protects LGBT people from discrimination, ...

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  7. Entertainment NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... at 7 p.m. with an open mic session and admission is free. Call (501) 617-1238 or email dodsonchuck@gmail.com. Eureka Springs salutes innovative screen work with the Eureka Springs Indie Film Festival, Wednesday-Saturday. The festival starts with an ...

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  8. Hate group goes bonkers over Bentonville school non-discrimination policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Arkansas Times

    ... for the proposed Little Rock civil rights ordinance, on the City Board agenda Tuesday evening. /more/ As Eureka Springs nears a vote on its one-of-a-kind-in-Arkansas gay rights ordinance on May 12, the national press is taking notice. /more/ A new ...

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  9. Eureka Springs pastor in Repeal 2223 video is a convicted serial rapistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Arkansas Times

    The Arkansas Times has confirmed that a Baptist preacher in Eureka Springs who features prominently in a new video urging repeal of the city's Ordinance 2223 , which protects LGBT people from discrimination, pleaded guilty to a series of violent rapes in Oklahoma in 1977. Acra Lee Turner , 60, currently serves as a pastor of Penn Memorial Baptist Church in Eureka Springs.

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  10. Rep. Ballinger isn't impressed by city opinion on civil rights ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Arkansas Times

    ... to be answered definitively in court. Passage of the Little Rock ordinance - and survival of the broader Eureka Springs ordinance in a May 12 election - will lead to that. I like what the Constitution says: Equality of rights under the law "shall ...

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  11. Airport Commission chair Wesley Clark backs Little Rock civil rights ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Arkansas Times

    ... by Little Rock City Attorney Tom Carpenter's opinion on a pending city civil rights ordinance. /more/ As Eureka Springs nears a vote on its one-of-a-kind-in-Arkansas gay rights ordinance on May 12, the national press is taking notice. /more/ A new ...

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  12. Earl Sneed TuckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mexia Daily News

    Earl Sneed Tucker, 90, of Eureka Springs, Ark. passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, April 17, 2015.

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  13. The two faces of Eureka: Gay rights ordinance draws national attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Arkansas Times

    DIVERSITY: Eureka Springs' welcoming air for LGBT people produces crowds like this. The good Christians at the Passion Play don't like it.

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  14. LAMB, RaymondRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice LAMB, Raymond Raymond Lamb was called home on April 14, 2015 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas where he has resided for the past 21 years. He was a retired educator with the Dayton Public Schools where he served as teacher/coach/administer in a career spanning 34 years.

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  15. Eureka Springs Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Distributing MethRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A Mexican citizen living in Eureka Springs was sentenced to 10 years for distributing methamphetamine , according to a news release from U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas Conner Eldridge. He was convicted on two counts of distribution of meth, one count of possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of meth and one count of conspiracy to distribute meth, the release states.

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  16. Eureka Springs man sentenced for meth distributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Arkansas Online

    A Eureka Springs man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison and five years of supervised release for two counts of distribution of methamphetamine, one count of possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine and one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney ... (more)

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  17. No need to wait for city attorney opinion about Little Rock civil rights ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Arkansas Times

    ... it so. That's why it was vital that the emergency clause for the law was defeated. That's why it's vital that Eureka Springs has passed a local civil rights ordinance, headed to the ballot in May. That's why it's important that Little Rock - and, we ...

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  18. Business news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NWAonline

    ... Agriculture's Rural Community Development Initiative to support economic development efforts in Berryville, Eureka Springs and Mulberry, the Agriculture Department announced Wednesday. The grant is one of 31 awarded to nonprofit housing and ...

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  19. The education of Jerry Cox continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Arkansas Times

    ... the Jonesboro City Council to consider a non-discrimination ordinance along the lines of the one adopted in Eureka Springs and repealed by vote in Fayetteville. No luck. /more/ Gov. Asa Hutchinson has backed away from issuing an executive order on ...

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  20. Eureka Springs Celebrates the Arts in MayRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | PRWeb

    Every May, the city of Eureka Springs, Arkansas shines a spotlight on the arts with a month-long festival that celebrates the visual, performing, and even edible arts. The May Festival of the Arts showcases more than 350 working artists that live in the community.

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