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  1. Navy corpsman who lost family on Buckman to thank community for its supportRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... at Oakleaf, poured in to a memorial fund designed to help him with funeral and travel costs for the burials in Arkansas. As Friday morning, over $26,000 had been raised on www.gofundme.com/Culclager . A goal of $5,000 was set. People also ...

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  2. Arkansas Republican dodges blame for giving adopted daughters to rapist: I'm a victim hereRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | The Raw Story

    The Arkansas Republican state representative who "re-homed" his adopted daughters to a man who raped one of them claims that he and his wife have are also victims in this situation and that they only did what they did to avoid being charged with abandonment by the state Department of Human Services. According to David Badash at the New Civil Rights Movement , Rep. Justin Harris of West Fork, Arkansas released a statement Thursday through his attorneys that claimed that he and his wife Marsha are the victims of "a severe injustice."

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  3. 2016 Will Be About Clinton ScandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    ... Hillary - intimately familiar with the workings of government since at least 1979, when Bill became governor of Arkansas, and with the federal government since at least 1993 - didn't know how government email worked. And that she happened to set up ...

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  4. Arkansas officials warn of icy roads after snow, sleet stormRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Arkansas officials have warned drivers to watch for black ice after the slush left from a snow and sleet storm refroze overnight. The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department reported Friday morning that some highways in eastern and northeastern Arkansas were partly covered.

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  5. Oregon State vs. Fresno State: Beavers baseball series previewRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... ns. That comes after he batted .320 with 41 RBIs, six home runs and 29 runs last season. Key stat: OSU is tied with Arkansas for first nationally with a .556 slugging percentage. The Beavers' single-season slugging percentage record is .497 in 1997.

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  6. Uber legislation makes a stealth appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    ... any sort of fee on a company operating in their boundaries. Uber has some high-powered Republican lobbyists in Arkansas. I'm guessing they've been visiting over on the House side, too. Capitol Advisors Group - MItchell Lowe, Bill Vickery and Mary ...

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  7. Holy war in Eureka Springs over civil rights ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    ... begun in 1968 by Gerald L.K. Smith, a controversial anti-Semitic politician. History here from the Encyclopedia of Arkansas. WWJD? The Senate Judiciary Committee, after extended debate, today refused to endorse HB 1228, Rep. Bob Ballinger's ...

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  8. bullsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ... in the Utes' 23rd win of the season. Bobby Portis scored 24 points and pulled down eight rebounds to help No. 18 Arkansas squeeze past South Carolina 78-74. The Razorbacks saw a 20-point lead become an 11-point deficit late in the second half before ...

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  9. These are the most popular street names in every stateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... "Dogwood" are popular in the South, while "Maple" is popular in the North. The two "Oak" states are Oklahoma and Arkansas. In the West and Midwest, the most common street name is a number - though "2nd" does not always come out first. In Nevada, ...

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  10. Businesses battle weather againRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    ... across the Mid-South were affected in some way by the winter weather as well. "We had offices Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana and Tennessee affected, including some closures, but all corporate support business functions were operating," ...

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  11. Agent: US prosecutor to get evidence about ex-police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... searched his home earlier this week. He didn't respond to messages left on his cellphone Thursday by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. The investigation began in March 2014 when ATF's Little Rock office was looking into a case of possible arson. The ...

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  12. Lawyer Beebe hurries up some legal housekeepingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    ... papers about job applications in his administration? /more/ For embodying the story of the modern Republican in Arkansas - and for finally winning - Gov. Asa Hutchinson is our Arkansan of the Year for 2014. /more/ How much is an attorney general ...

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  13. Two Arkansans in Congress go both ways on AmtrakRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    FUNDING CONTINUES: Amtrak funding was continued by the House this week, though Little Rock's congressman, French HIll, initially voted for an amendment to end passenger rail subsidies. A Times correspondent in Washington with an interest in transportation issues provides a report on House action this week on funding fo r Amtrak, the national passenger rail service that includes the Eagle route crossing Arkansas.

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  14. Wintry weather slows first respondersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Though some Arkansas highways were in better condition Thursday night, many side roads and some main roads in Jonesboro were still in poor shape. Everything from snow to ice to black ice covered the roads.

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  15. Wider DNA collection passes in House panelRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... would require law enforcement officials to take a DNA swab of any offender arrested on a felony charge. Current Arkansas law requires DNA samples to be taken for anyone convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor that counts as a sex crime. It also ...

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  16. Panels favor bills cutting jobless aid, allowing school-bus adsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... board to permit advertising on school buses. The advertising would have to meet standards set by the Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation, he said. "We all know all of our school districts' transportation ...

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  17. Road bill to skim revenue is pulledRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... especially given we've had significant tax cuts this session," said Rich Huddleston, the executive director of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families who testified against the bill in a legislative hearing last month. "This bill would have put ...

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  18. Sub-350 enrollment waiver OK'dRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... Frank Cusmano, a groundskeeper at the state Capitol, did his part by clearing a path on the front steps. The Arkansas Senate on Thursday sent the governor a bill to allow the state Board of Education to grant waivers to school districts with fewer ...

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  19. Sleet piles up; travel hits crawlRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    An Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department truck spreads salt on a stretch of eastbound Interstate 30 at Benton's Sevier Street exit Thursday morning as traffic backs up. A late-season storm dropped up to 11 inches of snow in northeast Arkansas, and pelted central and southern parts of the state with hours of sleet and snow overnight Wednesday, closing scores of schools and businesses, knocking out power to some and rendering many roads impassable.

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  20. Latest South Carolina sportsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Bobby Portis scored 24 points and pulled down eight rebounds to lead No. 18 Arkansas to a 78-74 victory over South Carolina on Thursday night.

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