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  1. Sophomore Jones fills void for UCARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NWAonline

    With their leading scorer, freshman forward Eddy Kayouloud, suspended for a second consecutive game for violating team rules, a chunk of the Bears' offense needed to come from elsewhere against the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Sophomore point guard DeAndre Jones scored career-high 26 points, bumping his season average to a team-high 14.5 points per game and surpassing Kayouloud's 13.6 points per game.

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  2. Education notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NWAonline

    The Arkansas Board of Education has on its agenda for its 10 a.m. meeting Thursday the possible waiver of education laws in the state-controlled Little Rock School District. The agenda doesn't specify the laws to be considered for waiver, but Arkansas Education Commissioner Johnny Key said in October that he would ask the state Education Board to waive the state's Teacher Fair Dismissal Act and the Public Employees Fair Hearing Act in the 22 Little Rock schools that recently received D and F letter grades from the state.

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  3. Stop the Violence organization seeks bike donations for Christmas giveawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NWAonline

    The Arkansas Stop the Violence organization - which plans to hold its 11th annual Christmas bike giveaway later this month - is holding a bike donation drive through Dec. 21. The goal for the organization is to give out 400 bikes to Little Rock-area children whose families cannot afford to buy them a bike, said the Rev. Benny Johnson.

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  4. 3 deputies attacked, sheriff's vehicle stolen outside North Little RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | NWAonline

    A Pulaski County sheriff's office SUV sits at the site of a crash Saturday near Camp Robinson just outside North Little Rock. - Photo by Clara Turnage Three Pulaski County deputies were injured Saturday afternoon when a man stole a sheriff's office vehicle and led authorities on a chase just outside North Little Rock, a sheriff's office spokesman said.

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  5. In assaults, rapes, Little Rock man given term of 35 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | NWAonline

    A 44-year-old Little Rock man accused of abducting and brutalizing three women, raping two of them, in separate incidents last year has accepted a 35-year prison sentence. Lawrence Jamison Russell spent 11 months in jail before pleading guilty to three counts of kidnapping, three counts of second-degree battery and two counts of rape after his attorney, Jimmy Morris, negotiated the sentence.

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  6. High Profile: Maggie Hinson, owner of Midtown Billiards, recalls...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | NWAonline

    "Midtown is kind of an icon in Little Rock. I look at this to be my son's future.

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  7. Freshmen legislators tutored on governingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | NWAonline

    The four-day House orientation, new state representatives said in interviews, was immensely helpful, but come January, there will still be plenty to learn. "Now I'm just waiting in anticipation to see what committees I'll get on," said Rep.-elect Cindy Crawford, a Fort Smith Republican.

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  8. Teen dies after vehicle strikes tree in Little Rock, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | NWAonline

    A man was killed after his vehicle struck a tree in Little Rock on Saturday morning, according to Arkansas State Police.

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  9. More firearms discovered at state airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | NWAonline

    Greg Bronson of the federal Transportation Security Administration speaks Friday at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field in Little Rock about items the agency has examined for explosives at the nation's 512 commercial airports. - Photo by Staton Breidenthal A Georgia man who was removing the bolt from his Savage .243-caliber bolt-action rifle accidentally discharged a round at the curbside check-in of the state's largest airport one morning last week.

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  10. Jurors award $3M for escalator-mangled toe at Little Rock's Park Plaza mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | NWAonline

    An aspiring surgeon whose right big toe was ripped off on a Park Plaza mall escalator during a Christmas shopping trip won a $3 million award for her injuries from a Pulaski County jury Wednesday night. The amount was six times what the mall and the escalator maker claimed 27-year-old Aisha Siddiqui was due.

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  11. Arkansan recalls chaos on 1941's day of infamyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | NWAonline

    Harold Mainor was standing at the stern of the light cruiser USS Helena docked at Pearl Harbor on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, about to go ashore to celebrate a friend's birthday. The 20-year-old first-class petty officer from Paris, Ark., watched as a bomb fell into the water, then two more hit the airfield at Ford Island.

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  12. School safety panel gives final report to governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | NWAonline

    Gov. Asa Hutchinson receives the School Safety Commission's final report from commission chairman Cheryl May on Monday afternoon at the state Capitol in Little Rock. - Photo by John Sykes Jr. The Arkansas School Safety Commission on Monday presented to Gov. Asa Hutchinson its final, 124-page report -- including 30 recommendations, commentary and resources -- on ways to improve the safety of students and staff in Arkansas' schools.

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  13. 14,980 voters in county cast early ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | NWAonline

    Morgan Warden casts her ballot in the Little Rock mayoral race on the last day of early voting Monday. The runoff election takes place today between Frank Scott and Baker Kurrus.

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  14. Little Rock mayor race heads to voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | NWAonline

    After months of raising funds and chasing voters, either Baker Kurrus or Frank Scott Jr. will be elected as Little Rock's next mayor Tuesday. The two face each other in the runoff election after none of the five candidates vying for the mayoral position managed to secure at least 40 percent of the vote in the Nov. 6 general election.

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  15. Defensive delight: Little Rock Christian tightens, ends Pulaski Academy's title holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | NWAonline

    Little Rock Christian safety Michael Loggins and defensive back Kollin Grigsby drag down Pulaski Academy running back Jayden Kelley during the first quarter of Little Rock Christian's 52-38 victory in the Class 5A state championship Sunday at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. For more photos, go to arkansasonline.com/galleries.

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  16. Locomotive from North Little Rock to pull Bush funeral trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | NWAonline

    UP No. 4141, a special locomotive honoring the late President George H.W. Bush, left North Little Rock's Union Pacific maintenance facility Saturday, bound for Spring, Texas.

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  17. Police beef up patrols as Little Rock shootings spiralRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | NWAonline

    After a recent spike in gun violence, the Little Rock Police Department is adding four patrol units in high-crime areas of the city, the interim police chief said Saturday. Four officers will begin working overtime shifts in areas where there have been high concentrations of gun violence or other violent crimes, interim Police Chief Alice Fulk said at a news conference Saturday on West Charles Bussey Avenue, where a man was shot and killed just hours earlier.

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  18. Ballot snags noted in Little Rock mayor runoff; voters given wrong forms on Nov. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | NWAonline

    Some voters have reported problems leading up to Tuesday's runoff election that will decide who will be Little Rock's next mayor, including incorrect ballots used in the general election and failure to receive absentee ballots for the runoff. Early voting is underway in the runoff between Baker Kurrus and Frank Scott Jr., who advanced from a field of five candidates in the Nov. 6 election.

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  19. Official: Flaming hole in Arkansas a prank, not Satan's workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | NWAonline

    Traces of two highly flammable solvents were found in soil samples where an 8-foot-tall fire flared from a hole in the ground at Midway on Sept. 17 and then burned for about 40 minutes.

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  20. Arkansas man guilty of shooting two men, killing one gets 80 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | NWAonline

    Jurors gave a 36-year-old Little Rock man 80 years in prison Friday for shooting two men, killing one of them, on the same day more than two years ago. After deliberating about two hours, the Pulaski County jury of six women and six men convicted John Ellis Johnson of first-degree battery for wounding 39-year-old James Washington, but reduced the murder count against Johnson for the slaying of 50-year-old Keith Douglas Williams to second-degree murder.

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