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  1. Texas Football: 3 Former Top Recruits Who Will Finally Shine in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | BleacherReport

    ... Once that elite burst returned, Gray looked like a star again. Before the offensive line collapsed against TCU and Arkansas, he was in the middle of a career-best stretch in which he needed only 43 carries to pile up 259 yards and five touchdowns on ...

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  2. Here are the 5 most appalling 'Christian' defenses of the DuggarsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | The Raw Story

    ... worldview.' 4.) Mike Huckabee said that there was no purpose in trying to discredit Josh Duggar: The former Arkansas Governor took to Facebook to defend the Duggars quickly: "He and his family dealt with it and were honest and open about it with the ...

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  3. Holy Warriors of the Left and RightRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Townhall

    ... Huckabee isn't as severe as the progressives of yore, but the same impulses are there. When he was governor of Arkansas -- and on a weight-loss kick -- he wanted Arkansas schools to track the body mass index of students. In 2007, he favored a ...

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  4. Family Members Making Complaints About Cemetery ConditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | FOX16

    The Arkansas Cemetery Board is looking into complaints at one Pulaski County Cemetery, where visitors call landscaping conditions "horrific". Renee Sabb-Tuckerson, who was visiting her former husband's resting place, said, "It looks a hot mess.

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  5. In Win For Equality, Largest County in Arkansas Passes Employment Protections for County WorkersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... are also included in the ordinance. Pulaski County, which has more than 382,000 residents and is the largest in Arkansas, is the sixth municipality to take action protecting LGBT Arkansans since the passage of SB 202 , a discriminatory law that will ...

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  6. LSU's starting pitcher for Friday is TBD with Lange set to go Saturday, Poche on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... with the fact that freshman Austin Bain took a step backward at the SEC Tournament with a wobbly start against Arkansas in a game LSU won 10-5. Bain, so masterful in his final regular-season outing of the season, couldn't get out of the 2nd inning ...

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  7. Death toll increases to 14 in Texas Oklahoma floodingRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... without power and schools were closed. Flood watches and warnings were in effect early Tuesday in parts of Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Louisiana and Mississippi, NBC News reported. At least 14 people have been killed and 16 are ...

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  8. Why Didn't Chris Wallace Ask Mike Huckabee About His Duggars Support?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    ... to two different positions by Huckabee: the Criminal Detention Facility Review Committee, 1995-1998, and the Arkansas Coalition for Juvenile Justice, 1999-2005. Yesterday, Wallace peppered Huckabee for 14 minutes with the kind of questioning that ...

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  9. Obituary: Terrell BishopRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Courier

    ... and Shore Party Team Leader in Okinawa, where they transported many casualties. Terrell was a Golden Gloves Boxer, Arkansas State Trooper, Pope County Sheriff, Carpenter Contractor, worked for the state of Arkansas Department of Weights and Measures ...

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  10. Primary, fiscal session bills clear House Committee, stall with Senate panelRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The City Wire

    A bill that would change the date of Arkansas' presidential and party primaries, as well as the judicial general election, moved through a state House committee Tuesday , but companion bill in the Senate didn't fare so well. In the first day of an expected three-day special session, the House State Agencies and Governmental Affairs Committee approved House Bill 1006, sponsored by Rep. Andy Davis, R-Little Rock.

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  11. JLTV appears at Capitol, Gov. Hutchinson promotes superproject dealRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The City Wire

    Lockheed Martin's new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle was part of a press conference held Tuesday at the Arkansas Capitol. As dozens of on-watchers took photos and "selfies" around a prototype of Lockheed Martin's new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle parked at the steps of the State Capitol, Gov. Asa Hutchinson gave a last-minute pep rally ahead of Tuesday's special session to consider an $87.1 million bond issue to build the next generation military vehicle in South Arkansas.

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  12. Anti-Discrimination Ordinance Passes in Pulaski CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | FOX16

    Another non-discrimination ordinance has passed in central Arkansas. The Pulaski County Quorum Court voted to ban discrimination against LGBT county employees as well as those who work for businesses that contract with the county.

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  13. Guy Police Chief Martini resigns, cites contentious mayor encounterRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    A police chief who recently resigned from his post in rural Faulkner County is accusing the local mayor of verbally assaulting him prior to his leave. In former Guy Police Chief David Martini's resignation letter, faxed to the Log Cabin Democrat on Tuesday through the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, Martini accuses Guy Mayor Sam Higdon of calling him "a lying sack of trash" following a contentious May 12 Guy City Council meeting.

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  14. Pulaski County Quorum Court passes protections for LGBT employees,...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    Pulaski County tonight became the latest in a small but growing list of municipalities in Arkansas willing to buck the forthcoming Act 137, with the Quorum Court voting to protect LGBT county employees from discrimination, while requiring those who contract with the county to do the same. The vote was reportedly 10-5 in favor of the ordinance.

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  15. Special Session to Consider "Super Project" BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | FOX16

    Lawmakers are back at the capitol to consider a proposal to spend tens of millions of taxpayer dollars to help bring a military vehicle assembly plant to south Arkansas. Committee hearings began Tuesday afternoon after a morning press conference where the governor and other top state lawmakers spoke about the benefits of the project.

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  16. The 'why not me?' electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Lamar Daily News

    ... six declared candidates combined: former high-tech executive Carly Fiorina, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and three young senators, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul. Kasich has to wake up every morning in the ...

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  17. Bill to move up Arkansas' primary fails in Senate committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    Legislation to move Arkansas' primary from May to March has failed to make it out of a Senate committee. The bill failed in the Senate State Agencies and Governmental Affairs Committee on Tuesday.

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  18. George Michael 'Mike' HowellRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    Mike was raised in Cabot and graduated from Cabot High School. His senior year, Mike joined the Arkansas National Guard and was a member for six years.

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  19. John Jerry IsonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    John Jerry worked for Southwestern Bell for 38 years, was a member of the Arkansas Shorthorn and Arkansas Cattlemen's Association for many years and was vice president of the Jaycees. He enjoyed fishing and gardening.

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  20. Faulkner players in all-star baseball gameRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    Players from six Faulkner County schools were selected to play in the Central Arkansas All-Star baseball game Tuesday at Curran-Conway Park in Little Rock.

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