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1 hr ago | Log Cabin Democrat

Community Corner Aug. 30

As students and teachers went back to school, Mother Nature really warmed things up.

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Related Topix: Greenbrier, AR, Conway, AR

5 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

Alcohol sales amendment qualifies for the ballot

The secretary of state's office has announced that the proposed amendment to allow retail alcohol sales in all 75 Arkansas counties has sufficient petitions of registered voters to qualify for the ballot.

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8 hrs ago | Politico

No escaping Clinton, Obama in Ark.

Bill Clinton hasn't called Arkansas home in over 20 years, and Barack Obama has never lived here.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arkansas Government, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Barack Obama, African-American

12 hrs ago | NWAonline

Returnees from caliphate quest top terror-in-U.S. worry list

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Related Topix: Arkansas Government

16 hrs ago | The City Wire

United Way of Northwest Arkansas kicks off 2014 campaign of - Everyday Heroes'

Tom Davis, a member of the campaign cabinet, poses at the United Way campaign kickoff on Thursday .

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Related Topix: Madison County, AR

Fri Aug 29, 2014

4029TV.com

Fayetteville city officials concerned about Uber operations

On Thursday, Uber started offering rides to residents of Northwest Arkansas. Those who need a ride can download the company's app, enter their credit card information and register.

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Arkansas Times

Anti-abortion extremists rally in Arkansas as political jab

Anti-abortion Republicans gathered in Little Rock today to press for a federal law to prohibit abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancy, well before fetal viability and thus unconstitutional under U.S. Supreme Court precedent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mike Ross, Abortion

News Max

Arkansas Voters Should Oust Sen. Pryor

When Mark Twain said "Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to." he may have just had an encounter with a politician.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas Government

5NEWSonline.com

Adventure Arkansas: Terra Studios

This week's Adventure Arkansas is at a spot where the real world folds into a fairytale.

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Arkansas Times

Ruling continues secrecy for governor's 'working papers'

Circuit Judge Mary McGowan this week rejected the Arkansas Republican Party's efforts to see Gov. Mike Beebe's records on appointments to state boards and commission.

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Related Topix: Mike Beebe, US Governors

Arkansas Times

The Dog Killer: Is our war in the Middle East having a ripple effect in Northwest Arkansas?

When she heard the news of his arrest, she was thunderstruck. As she told a reporter from KFSM, "They said 'animal cruelty' and I said 'what, you've got to be crazy.'

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Poll shows Mitt Romney leads in Iowa. Does that matter?

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney shakes hands with his former vice-presidential running mate, US Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, before Mr. Romney interviews Representative Ryan about Ryan's new book, "The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea," during an event at the Union League Club on Aug. 21, 2014, in Chicago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Arkansas Government, Mike Huckabee

The City Wire

Arkansas stakeholders debate impact of proposed - Clean Power Plan'

Six stakeholder groups went back-and-forth Thursday for several hours on the economic impact of the Environmental Protection Agency's pending regulations to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants in Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Arkansas Government, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, North Little Rock, AR

ABC News

VA Scandal Taking Center Role in 2014 Political Ads

Judging by candidates' ads, the hottest issue in House and Senate midterm elections this year is easily care for America's veterans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, Representative Bill Cassidy, Representative Bruce Braley

NWAonline

Uber comes to Northwest Arkansas

Uber, a company that uses smartphones to connect drivers with those seeking rides as an alternative to traditional taxis, is now available in Fayetteville, according to a post on the company's website.

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Arkansas Times

Bonnie Montgomery, Deuce One, sfits, Rodney CoLe and the Jesse Kelly Band

This week's singles round-up is a day late since I've been out of town for a week reporting on rare mushrooms in Star City, but I promise it represents the very best of the new Arkansas music you missed in the last several days, with country songs and weed raps and doom metal that doesn't sound anything like doom metal.

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Related Topix: North Little Rock, AR, Little Rock, AR

The City Wire

Legislators visit UAFS robotics lab, hear about classes for employers

Arkansas Department of Higher Education Director Shane Broadway and Rep. Terry Rice, R-Waldron, observe as UAFS student Dave Wilson demonstrates a robot that he has programmed.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Fort Smith, AR, University of Arkansas

The Courier

Grants intended to improve conditions in Delta

The Arkansas Community Foundation has awarded $60,000 in grants to six organizations that work to improve social and economic conditions for children and families in the Arkansas Delta region.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Police Searching Security Cameras For Clues In Arson

The Fayetteville Police Department is still looking for a suspect who set multiple cars on fire near the University of Arkansas.

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Related Topix: University of Arkansas

Daily Kos

Obamacare premiums will decrease 2 percent in Arkansas

Perhaps Rep. Tom Cotton would care to revise his statement about who Obamacare "drove up the cost of [a ] health insurance premiums."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas Government, Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Liberal Political News

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