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  1. Guns-at-college bill heads to HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Rep. Charlie Collins, R-Fayetteville, attends a House Education Committee discussion Thursday on his legislation requiring public universities and colleges to allow properly licensed staff members to carry firearms on campus. A legislative committee approved legislation that would require public universities and colleges to allow staff members with concealed-weapon permits to carry firearms on campus.

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  2. House approves eVersity bill, 93-3Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Lawmakers pushed through legislation Thursday to ease the creation of the new Internet university run through the University of Arkansas System. The House of Representatives also passed bills dealing with fetus remains, banning "revenge porn," and punishing drunken boaters the same way as drunken drivers.

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  3. 2nd firing letter says coach spent untidilyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    A new termination letter from the North Little Rock School District accuses high school football coach Brad Bolding of failing to follow district rules involving nearly $140,000 in purchases made between late August 2013 and this January. The letter, made public Thursday by Bolding's attorney, also lists more than $94,000 in purchases made before Aug. 9, 2013, the date when the district says it admonished Bolding in writing to adhere to the district's purchasing policies and procedures.

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  4. Hearing set to consider mental evaluation for suspect in Realtor killingRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | NWAonline

    On Thursday, a judge set a hearing for next week for 35-year-old Arron Lewis and his estranged wife, Crystal Lowery, 42 , who are both charged in the kidnapping and killing Little Rock real estate agent Beverly Carter. A judge will consider next week a mental evaluation that found the man charged in the kidnapping and killing of a Little Rock real estate agent fit to proceed to trial.

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  5. NLR district to issue second firing letter to coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    North Little Rock School District officials said late Wednesday that they were sending a second termination notice to high school head football coach Brad Bolding that will include new information that's surfaced over the past few weeks. The district announced the decision as it canceled a special meeting of the North Little Rock School Board that was scheduled for today to decide whether Bolding would be fired.

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  6. Sooner slayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    The winning quarterback for one of the greatest bowl upsets in college football history will finally join the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame on Friday at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. Ron Calcagni is best known to Arkansas fans for helping guide the 1977 team to a shocking 31-6 upset of No.

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  7. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    Mrs. Della Massey of Zion, aged 16, self-confessed murderer of her nine-year-old stepson Leonard Massey, was placed in the Washington county jail here today to await the action of the Grand Jury. When asked this morning by the jail authorities why she killed her stepson, according to the officers, she replied: "I did it, but I don't know why I did it."

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  8. Police beatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    A woman said that a man entered her downtown Little Rock apartment Tuesday afternoon and stole her prepaid debit card, police reported. Officers were called to the Albert Pike Residence Hotel at 701 Scott St. about 4:40 p.m. Tuesday and met Kimberly Herring, 38. Herring told police that a man entered her apartment and threatened her harm if she didn't give him her Direct Express card.

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  9. Police: Man killed wife, sister before fatally shooting himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NWAonline

    Firefighters confined flames at this house on Auriel Circle in Maumelle to the back of the building late Friday. The fire reignited early Saturday.

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  10. State thaws out, but more snow in forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NWAonline

    A road grader clears snow off West Third Street near the state Capitol on Tuesday morning. Little Rock planned to have crews working overnight and early today as needed, a spokesman said.

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  11. News in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NWAonline

    The Las Vegas-based carrier announced it will offer flights twice a week between Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field and Los Angeles International Airport starting June 4. The seasonal route will run until Aug. 16 and is Clinton National's first nonstop service to Los Angeles International. "For many years, our customers have asked for service to LAX, and we're appreciative that Allegiant is making the investment into our community," Ronald Mathieu, Clinton National's executive director, said in a news release.

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  12. Getting it straightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NWAonline

    The Democrat-Gazette wants its news reports to be fair and accurate. We correct all errors of fact.

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  13. Conway alderman vote to expand anti-discrimination banRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NWAonline

    Conway aldermen voted Tuesday night to expand a ban on discrimination against city-government employees to include sexual orientation and "gender identity or expression." The vote was 6-2 with Aldermen Mary Smith and Mark Ledbetter voting no.

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  14. Hayes Minor sworn in as Rogers chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NWAonline

    Minor has been with the Rogers Police Department for 21 years. Prior to his appointment he was a captain over both the uniform officer division and criminal investigations division the at the department.

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  15. Hutchinson signs measure expanding computer science classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | NWAonline

    Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has signed into law a measure requiring public high schools to offer computer science courses in the coming school year. Hutchinson signed the bill Tuesday, following through on a campaign promise he says was inspired by his 12-year-old granddaughter learning computer coding.

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  16. Diamond Hogs change weekend scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | NWAonline

    Arkansas mascot, Ribby, watches a game between the Razorbacks and North Dakota on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. - Arkansas has canceled its four-game series against California that was scheduled to begin Thursday and will instead play a three-game series against Eastern Illinois beginning Saturday at Baum Stadium.

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  17. Man sought in LR adult novelty store robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | NWAonline

    Police are searching for a man who stole a cash register from an adult novelty store in Little Rock on Friday night. An employee at Adam and Eve, located at 1510 S. University Ave., said a man entered the store about 6:05 p.m., selected some merchandise and approached the counter to check out when he demanded all of the money from the cash register, according to a Little Rock Police Department report.

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  18. Bill sets new rules for special courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | NWAonline

    Packed inside a $32 million proposal to expand prison space and improve parole services over the next two years, Gov. Asa Hutchinson earmarked $2.8 million in increased funding to local special court programs. With the money comes a new expectation, according to Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson, R-Little Rock, who filed legislation Thursday to establish new statewide procedures and standards for special courts ranging from drug courts to DWI courts to veterans courts.

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  19. Bill advances to let areas exit school districts easierRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | NWAonline

    Legislators and others leave the state Capitol as snow falls in Little Rock on Monday. State offices closed at 12:45 p.m. because of the weather.

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  20. Spring ahead ... uh ... forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | NWAonline

    March is when leprechauns leap, fiddlers play a high old tune, and kites get all up in the air. A pot of gold is there to be found at the end of the rainbow.

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