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  1. Arkansas residents gather on anniversary of deadly tornadoRead the original story

    38 min ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Residents of an Arkansas community ravaged by a deadly tornado have gathered for a remembrance ceremony nearly a year after the storm. Monday marks the first anniversary of the tornado outbreak that claimed 16 lives in Vilonia, Mayflower and other areas of Faulkner, Pulaski and White counties.

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  2. Osceola man arrest on meth chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | KAIT-TV

    ... was arrested Saturday on felony drug charges after being stopped for a traffic violation. The stop happened on Arkansas Highway 201 north in Mountain Home around 7:20 p.m. Montgomery said during the stop an officer smelled the odor of burned ...

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  3. Arkansas Native Killed in Avalanche on Mount EverestRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    An Arkansas native was among the hikers killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest over the weekend, following an aftershock from the deadly earthquake in Nepal. Google executive Dan Fredinburg was born and raised in Jordan, Arkansas.

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  4. City Leaders Discuss Final Food Truck ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... they've looked at all sorts of factors, inlcuding the success of the industry in the past year across Norrthwest Arkansas. Fort Smith city leaders said many in town agree there is a lot of interest in the economic development behind the mobile ...

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  5. Republican US presidential hopefuls woo evangelical votersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... is an urgent threat to religious liberty. Citing high-profile dust-ups over religious freedom bills in Indiana and Arkansas, the contenders are painting a vivid picture of faith under fire. "In the past month, we have seen religious liberty under ...

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  6. Sultana explosion 150 years ago today: 1,800 died in US history's greatest maritime disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Alabama Live

    What remains of the greatest maritime disaster in U.S. history lies buried beneath an Arkansas beanfield where the Mississippi River once ran. A century-and-a-half later, residents of the nearest town and descendants of passengers aboard the steamboat Sultana are gathering to commemorate a disaster that was overshadowed by Abraham Lincoln's assassination.

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  7. Republicans cuddle up to evangelicalsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Capitol Hill Blue

    Republican presidential hopefuls in Iowa and elsewhere have recently begun sounding a call to arms to Christian conservatives, describing what they say is an urgent threat to religious liberty. Citing high-profile dust-ups over religious freedom bills in Indiana and Arkansas, the contenders are painting a vivid picture of faith under fire.

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  8. Hughes School District challenges state consolidation orderRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    ... to help Hughes. From a prepared release: Hughes School District Attorney James Valley denounced the decision by the Arkansas Department of Education and the State Board. He said, "The Arkansas Department of Education and the State Board of Education ...

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  9. Coble, Santos honored for Benton County workRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Coble is the victim witness coordinator and Santos is the victim advocate for the Benton County prosecuting attorney's office. Coble and Santos were honored with the Justice For Victims award at the Arkansas Recognition and Victim Rights' Ceremony in Little Rock on Wednesday.

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  10. Cycling: Sebastian-Haedo claims Martin winRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... run-scoring hits after a two-base throwing error in the fourth and a wind-blown... Read>> SPRINGDALE -- Northwest Arkansas fans will get to see another first-round draft when the Kansas City Royals Double-A affiliate returns to Springdale to face ...

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  11. Naturals return home to face SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Northwest Arkansas fans will get to see another first-round draft when the Kansas City Royals Double-A affiliate returns to Springdale to face Springfield tonight. The Naturals are 4-2 in Arvest Ballpark this season and tonight's game begins a stretch of seven home games over the next eight days.

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  12. Weather forecasters say social networks enhance warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Whenever storm systems build over Arkansas skies and threats of inclement weather rise, activity increases on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites about what residents are seeing outside. The National Weather Service is now taking advantage of that to enhance agencies' forecasts and warnings, officials say.

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  13. Duke's Chris Taylor heads list of ACC breakout playersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... his touchdown run with quarterback Michael Brewer (12) during the Orange Maroon spring game at Lane Stadium. Arkansas wide-receiver Damon Mitchell (7) leads the Razorbacks out of the tunnel before their spring NCAA college football game. Arkansas ...

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  14. Luster and blusterRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RUSSELL POWELL 3-24-08 Arkansas Travelers CEO Bill Valentine talks about the new Travelers Baseball Museum during a press conference at Dickey Stephens Park Tuesday afternoon. He was the larger-than-life figure that greeted generations of baseball fans at the gates of Ray Winder Field wearing suspenders and handing out scorecards.

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  15. No dusting off BulldogsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Mississippi State came up with run-scoring hits after a two-base throwing error in the fourth and a wind-blown bloop single in the seventh to beat punchless No. 25 Arkansas 2-1 on Sunday.

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  16. Arkansas fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    The Environmental Protection Agency is pushing a contentious and legally suspect plan that would force nearly every state, including Arkansas, to dramatically change the way it generates electricity. To prevent this federal overreach, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has drawn a line in the sand and joined with 13 other states to sue the EPA.

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  17. Higher educationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... colonnade, a water fountain with a sculpture and a space for an outdoor classroom. Students with the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service are studying Internet accessibility options for those seeking online degrees in the state. ...

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  18. Spa City airport to get $2M upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    New construction and ramp improvements totaling more than $2 million are scheduled to take place during the next 18 months at Hot Springs Memorial Field, airport Director George Downie said Friday. Downie said the Arkansas Department of Aeronautics will pay for a little more than $1.7 million of the total cost, while the city's share will be slightly more than $300,000.

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  19. Landfill phase 2 awaits approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Regulatory approval for the second phase of the Cedar Glades Landfill should be completed before roofing material stripped from structures peppered by recent hailstorms arrives en masse, said the county's director of environmental services. Paul Thompson said phase one can accommodate the inevitable influx if approval from the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality is delayed, noting that it can take two to three months after a hailstorm before the landfill receives a steady stream of roofing debris.

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  20. Democrats vow state comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Arkansas was long a bright spot for Democrats in "a deepening red South," and Democrats had control of the Arkansas Legislature until the 2012 general election, said committee Chairman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a Florida congressman. Republicans gained control of the Arkansas Legislature for the first time since Reconstruction in the 2012 general election, and they expanded their majorities in the Legislature, won all seven constitutional offices and gained control of the state's six seats in Congress in the 2014 general election.

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