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  1. Predicting the SEC West: Warning MathRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Red Cup Rebellion

    ... Michigan State and Notre Dame are the only teams that rate as better than the average SEC West team. Everyone but Arkansas is in the Ap top 15 but Arkansas is no slouch. The difference between Alabama, the top rated team in the division, and ...

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  2. ASU Beebe's 49th Annual Arkansas Shakespeare FestivalRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Beebe News

    The Arkansas State University-Beebe Theater Department will celebrate the 49th Annual Arkansas Shakespeare Festival with the presentation of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew on Friday, Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 12 at 2:30 p.m. at the Owen Center Theater.

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  3. Arkansas Schools Contact Parents About Required ImmunizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    School districts across the state are working to follow a new state law, one that requires all students to receive certain vaccinations. Wednesday was the deadline for students in Arkansas to receive several immunizations, including flu shots and chicken pox vaccinations.

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  4. CORE dancers to entertain Friday at UCARead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Arkansas Online

    CONWAY - There will be dancing on the lawn Friday at the University of Central Arkansas as the Conway ArtsFest continues in the community through Sunday.

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  5. Crane explains AG candidate Rutledge voter registration removalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The City Wire

    ... Crane said it was his duty under the law to remove her registration. Crane said he was sent a letter from the "Arkansas Libertarian Coalition" detailing her voter registration in other states. The Libertarian Party says they have no clue who that ...

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  6. Fort Smith metro jobless rate dips to 6.1%, but job numbers continue to fallRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The City Wire

    ... an estimated 2,820 jobs below the 119,756 employed in August 2013. All of the eight metro areas in or connected to Arkansas had jobless rate decreases in August compared to July, and jobless rate declines compared to August 2013. During August, the ...

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  7. Northwest Arkansas jobless rate falls to 4.9% in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The City Wire

    The size of Northwest Arkansas' regional workforce saw a small decline in August, but year-over-year the regional economy posted a gain in the number of employed and a more than 16% decline in the number of unemployed. In other words, the Northwest Arkansas economy continues to do well.

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  8. Southwestern CEO, Gov. Beebe praise Fayetteville Shale Play investmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The City Wire

    Gov. Mike Beebe thanked hundreds of Southwestern Energy Co. employees on Wednesday for not only boosting the state's economic fortunes over the last decade, but for also investing $10 billion in Arkansas to help lessen the nation's dependence on foreign energy sources.

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  9. MAC football power rankings: Minutemen primed to make jump, Kent State bottoms outRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    Welcome back to the Mid-American Conference weekly football power rankings, where we'll be keeping tabs on the league's risers and fallers throughout league play. The Huskies had the week off following their blowout loss at Arkansas, but that won't hurt them here.

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  10. Beebe names special justice for gay marriage caseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Courier

    Gov. Mike Beebe has named a retired judge from Harrison to fill in as a special justice on the Arkansas Supreme Court in the lawsuit challenging the state's gay marriage ban. Beebe on Wednesday named retired Judge Robert W. McCorkindale to serve on the court as it considers whether to uphold the 2004 constitutional amendment and earlier state law defining marriage as between a man and a woman.

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  11. Weekly Fishing ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Courier

    ... these baits more readily available in fall, but they keep well in a refridgerator between fishing trips. CENTRAL ARKANSAS Arkansas River at Morrilton (Updated 9-3-2014) Charley's Hidden Harbor at Oppelo said early goose hunting has been excellent. ...

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  12. Game and Fish NotebookRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Courier

    Eight Arkansans in field for 17th year of elk hunting JASPER - The 17th year of Arkansas elk hunting is scheduled Monday through Friday, Oct. 6-10, in the Buffalo River country of northwest Arkansas. Eight hunters will go after the big and prized animals, products of a successful reintroduction program that began in 1981.

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  13. Two Central AR Cities Team Up Against Domestic ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | FOX16

    ... be a victim. "Alarmingly people don't realize this statistic, that four of them were men," says Ken Wade with the Arkansas Colation Againast Domestic Violence. The coasters will be on tables in the Argenta Arts and River Market districts throughout ...

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  14. Library to screen four student documentary filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Fayetteville Flyer

    Four new documentary films produced by students in the Lemke Department of journalism at the University of Arkansas will be screened at the Fayetteville Public Library beginning at 5:45 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6. The screenings will be followed by a question and answer period with the student filmmakers. Stage Presence , which follows two young Arkansans, a stand-up comedian and a drag queen, as they search for a way to express themselves and address gender stereotypes.

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  15. Rutledge: Pulaski Co. Clerk's Office Denied 2013 Attempt to RegisterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | FOX16

    Attorney general candidate Leslie Rutledge said Wednesday that she attempted to register to vote when she moved back to Arkansas in 2013, but staff in the Pulaski County Clerk's office wouldn't allow her, steering her to a "change of address" form instead. LITTLE ROCK, AR - Republican attorney general candidate Leslie Rutledge said Wednesday that she attempted to register to vote when she moved back to Arkansas in 2013, but staff in the Pulaski County Clerk's office wouldn't allow her, steering her to a "change of address" form instead.

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  16. The Clean Cut: Young couple surprises teen with news of adoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Deseret News

    In this video from December 2011, a young couple from North Little Rock, Arkansas, Zach and Anna Dennis, surprise 19-year-old Meredith with the news of adoption. In this video from December 2011 , a young couple from North Little Rock, Arkansas, surprise 19-year-old Meredith with the news of adoption.

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  17. continued...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Times-Dispatch

    It was reported at Thursday"s Intermodal Authority meeting that the Executive Board of the Northeast Arkansas Regional Intermodal Facilities Authority has been meeting with a prospect that is looking to bring 40-50 jobs to a facility located on the Walnut Ridge airport property. Executive Director Wayne Gearhart said it is a German company that works with Allegis, which already has a facility in Walnut Ridge.

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  18. Fayetteville Alderman Wants City-Run Utilities After Tree Cut DownRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... to cut down any tree within 15 feet of a power line. Petty went on to state "around a dozen" other cities in Arkansas run their own utilities, including Bentonville, Little Rock and Conway. "Running their own utility allows these cities to implement ...

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  19. Touring Historic Helena ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Travel with Bennett-Watt and discover Buffalo River Park in Arkansas, one of few remaining unpolluted rivers in the US, where you can go canoeing, kayaking or fishing. For a glimpse at the grandeur of the South before the Civil War you can travel to Helena, Arkansas and step back in time to view one of the state's oldest cities that was occupied during the Civil War by 20,000 Union soldiers and lays claim to being the home of seven Confederate generals.

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  20. SEC seeks offensive balanceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

    ... not impossible for one-dimensional teams to succeed in the SEC, but it's difficult. That's why SEC rushing leaders Arkansas and Georgia, along with Texas A&M and its prolific passing attack are trying to move closer to that middle ground. "We are ...

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