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Arts Revolution: New Leadership, New Vision, New Name for Arkansas Arts Academy

A new focus on integrating the arts into all classes will roll out at Arkansas Arts Academy when school starts Aug. 14. The public charter school will join the Arkansas A+ network and partner with Trike Theater this fall, said Mary Ley, new chief executive officer.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Benton County, AR, Fine Arts, Education Etc., Bentonville, AR

Sun Jul 13, 2014

FOX16

"Northeast Arkansans For Animals" Hosts Rabies Vaccination Event

For nearly a decade, "Northeast Arkansans For Animals" has held monthly low-cost vaccination clinics for low income, diabled, elderly and unemployed residents.

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North Texas e-News

TravelQuest: Dual sport riding in Arkansas

Part of the appeal of riding motorcycles is the adventure found on the open road.

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Related Topix: Arkansas Government, Honda Motorcycle, Motorcycles, Eureka Springs, AR, Oark, AR, Pettigrew, AR

Arkansas Times

Ex-con Cunningham campaigning for Asa Hutchinson

We've reported before that Randy "Duke" Cunningham, a famously corrupt Republican congressman, would be settling in Arkansas after completion of his prison sentence.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Prison

The City Wire

Faith and politics

Editor's note: This commentary is part of a collaboration between the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and The City Wire to deliver an ongoing series of political-based essays and reports.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, University of Arkansas, Fort Smith, AR, American University

NWAonline

Northwest Arkansas Volunteers Pick Trash At Beaver Lake

Beaver Lake covers 28,370 acres. About three-fourths of the lake is in Benton County; the rest is in Carroll County.

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Related Topix: Carroll County, AR, Mike Beebe, US Governors

Washington Times

Analysis: Setback for medical pot push in Arkansas

In 2012, by the slimmest of margins, Arkansas missed being the first state in the South to legalize medical marijuana - less than 2 percent.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Arkansas Government, Marijuana

Sat Jul 12, 2014

NWAonline

Hunger Still A Widespread Problem In Northwest Arkansas, Despite Myriad Of Feeding Programs

STAFF PHOTO DAVID GOTTSCHALK Deanna Allen, kitchen helper at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center in Fayetteville, covers cobb salads in the kitchen June 16. Needy people have more options than ever before to get food, yet studies by government and social service agencies continue to show increasing numbers of hungry people in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arkansas Government, Agriculture, Science, Health, AARP

NWAonline

Earthquakes Common East, West Of Northwest Arkansas

Northwest Arkansas sits almost exactly between two of the most seismically active regions of the country, and seismologists say the risk of a significant earthquake is growing.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Benton County, AR

5NEWSonline.com

Miranda Lambert Performs At Arkansas Music Pavilion Saturday Night

Country superstar Miranda Lambert took the stage at the AMP at 7:30 p.m. Saturday as part of her Platinum tour.

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Fox News

Rubio, amid large field of potential 2016 GOP candidates, says Clinton 'not unbeatable'

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, considered a top 2016 GOP presidential candidate, says "multiple people" can beat potential Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, despite her commanding lead in early polls.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Florida, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Florida Government, Hillary Clinton, Senator Rand Paul, Arkansas Government, Mike Huckabee

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Miss. suspect arrested in Arkansas double homicide

Authorities say 21-year-old William Cody Childress was arrested Saturday in connection with Friday morning's discovery of the bodies of 62-year-old Anthony Branch and 58-year-old Deborah Moncrief inside a Jefferson County residence.

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Arkansas Times

Attorney general candidates debate, split on fights with feds

Next up in debate before the Arkansas Press Association: The attorney genera l candidates - Libertarian Aaron Cash , Republican Leslie Rutledge and Democra t Nate Steel.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Arkansas Government, Drugs, Marijuana

NWAonline

UAMS names clinic after Delta Dental

UAMS Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs Bill Woodell stands in the hall of new equipment unveiled at the Oral Health Clinic July 11, 2014 at UAMS.

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Related Topix: University of Arkansas Medical Sciences

NWAonline

Israeli ambassador calls on Arkansas

Ambassador Meir Shlomo, consul general of Israel to the Southwest, was interviewed earlier this month during his visit to Little Rock.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Arkansas Times

Tonight downtown: Women saving the south (Strause), thanking lucky...

Head downtown to the River Market district and its edges around 5 p.m. tonight to see several new exhibits at 2nd Friday Art Night venues, and remember you can ride the rubber-wheeled trolley to the galleries, the better to enjoy the wine they'll set out for you.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR, El Dorado, AR

FOX16

Gubernatorial Candidates Debate in Hot Springs

Issues ranging from the minimum wage, private option, and prisons/jail overcrowding to same-sex marriage, the Buffalo River watershed/hog farm controversy and control of the lottery took center stage in a debate this afternoon between the four men running for governor of Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Lottery, US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The City Wire

Arkansas Lt. Governor, AG candidates debate in Hot Springs

There were few fireworks in the Lt. Governor and Attorney General debates at the Arkansas Press Association in Hot Springs on Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tim Griffin, Arkansas Government, Prison

Roll Call

Pryor Starts Reserving Fall Airtime in Pivotal Senate Race

Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor has been buying up fall airtime for a race critical to nearly every hypothetical Republican path to the Senate majority .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Shelley Moore Capito, 2012 Presidential Election

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Opening arguments set in Arkansas inmate's trial

Opening arguments are set in a resentencing trial for an Arkansas man whose death sentence was overturned two years ago by the Arkansas Supreme Court.

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