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  1. AG Rutledge: Arkansas law allows 'open carry' of gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | NWAonline

    Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge says a 2013 law allows someone to openly carry a handgun as long as they don't plan to illegally use it against another person. The Republican said in an advisory opinion Friday that the law generally allows "open carry" but cautioned that other laws limiting handguns such as a ban on them on Capitol grounds and at schools are still in effect.

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  2. Attorney General Rutledge Says Open Carry Is LegalRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    "I believe Act 746 currently bears on the ability of Arkansans to legally possess handguns on their persons and in their vehicles," she wrote in the release. The act states someone is permitted to carry a handgun as long as there is no intent to use it against another person.

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  3. In a shift, Mike Huckabee is open to ending a birthright citizenshipaRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | The Washington Post

    Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee said Friday he is open to ending "birthright citizenship" for children of immigrants born in the United States. Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee said Friday that he was open to laws that would end the "birthright" citizenship granted to children by the 14th Amendment, joining several other GOP candidates in endorsing the idea.

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  4. Union Academy in College: Season kicks off tonightRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Brotherly Game

    ... visit Albany and freshman defender John Schroeder , sophomore transfer Ryan Talbot and Delaware host Central Arkansas in Newark tonight. In other games tonight involving recent Academy alumni, Garrett Keys, Cameron Keys and La Salle visit Bucknell, ...

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  5. Department of Arkansas Heritage director fires deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Arkansas Times

    Department of Arkansas Heritage Director Stacy Hurst fired two of her deputies yesterday - Kathy Holt and Marynell Branch - agency spokesperson Melissa Whitfield has confirmed. Whitfield said the positions were eliminated; one deputy director will be hired in the future.

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  6. Attorney general OKs open carry with 'caveats,' suggestion for clarificationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Arkansas Times

    ... carry. Here's the opinion . The beginning is important: Act 746 has created some confusion among both the people of Arkansas and law enforcement in Arkansas on these questions. Ordinary Arkansans want to know where and when they may legally possess ...

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  7. "Unlawful" Legalizes Open Carry in Arkansas, AG Rutledge SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | FOX16

    Open carry is legal in Arkansas so long as a person doesn't attempt to unlawfully use the firearm they're carrying, according to an official opinion issued by Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Friday afternoon. Rutledge said that while she doesn't encourage open carry, it's her opinion that it is legal to carry a handgun so long as the individual doing so doesn't have intent to unlawfully employ that weapon against another.

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  8. Fayetteville, Pine Bluff, PA atop Arkansas football pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KATV Little Rock

    Last season's Class 7A runner-up, Fayetteville, is a near-unanimous pick as the top team in Arkansas in the preseason Associated Press high school football poll. The Bulldogs, led by coach Daryl Patton, received 13 of 14 first-place votes in the overall poll and are favored to win their first state championship since winning back-to-back titles in 2011-12.

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  9. Arkansas political corruption case showcases corruptness of federal sentencing guidelinesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Sentencing Law and Policy

    This local reporting from Arkansas , headlined "Martha Shoffner gets 30 months in bribery case," details today's federal sentencing of a significant political figure in the Natural State. Here are the basics, with some commentary to follow: Judge Leon Holmes has sentenced former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner to 30 months in prison for taking bribes for state bond business.

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  10. Judge Sentences Martha Shoffner to 30 Months in PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner was sentenced to 2 years in prison on Friday following her conviction last year on federal bribery and extortion charges.

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  11. Arkansas Officials Again Suspend Medicaid CancellationsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... of responses from those on the program. Hutchinson ordered the cancellations to resume on Aug. 18. "The state of Arkansas will follow the most recent federal regulatory directive concerning the redetermination of enrollees on Medicaid," the ...

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  12. Former Arkansas treasurer gets 30 months in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    LITTLE ROCK - LITTLE ROCK, AR - Former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner has been sentenced to 2 years in prison following her conviction last year on federal bribery and extortion charges. U.S. District Judge Leon Holmes handed down the sentence Friday.

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  13. Former Arkansas Treasurer Shoffner Sentenced to 30 Months in PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | FOX16

    The former Treasurer for the State of Arkansas has been sentenced to 30 months in prison. Martha Shoffner was convicted last year on federal bribery and corruption charges for steering state business to a bond broker who was paying bribes.

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  14. Saline County Man Files Lawsuit Against Ashley Madison WebsiteRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | FOX16

    ... not named in the lawsuit. It was filed under the pseudonym of "John Doe." It was also filed on behalf of all other Arkansas residents who had information leaked by the hackers. The lawsuit states that after the website was hacked, Ashley Madison ...

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  15. JJ's Grill owner plans new brewery and beer garden in north FayettevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fayetteville Flyer

    ... craft beer scene has developed and evolved," Thornton said Wednesday. "There are some great breweries in Northwest Arkansas that are thriving and JJ's wants to be a part of that community." The brewery will include a 15-barrel brewhouse with enough ...

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  16. Frank Lloyd Wright House Relocated From NJ Will Open in Crystal Bridges, Ark.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    The last owners of the house, architect and designer Lawrence and Sharon Tarantino, determined that relocating the house was necessary for its preservation. The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, stepped up to acquire the home, and the house was moved to Northwest Arkansas in April of 2014.

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  17. O'Grady arrested for DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NWAonline

    - C.J. O'Grady, a freshman tight end on Arkansas' football team, was arrested Friday and charged with driving while intoxicated. O'Grady, 18, was booked in the Washington County jail under his legal name, Cheyenne, at 6:34 a.m., Friday. He was ...

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  18. Hutchinson: Standing firm on Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    After Planned Parenthood issued a detailed analysis yesterday of the misleading way videos had been edited by an anti-abortion group working undercover, I asked Gov. Asa Hutchinson's office whether it might affect his decision to order that Medicaid no longer reimbursed Planned Parenthood for gynecological services to poor women in Arkansas. Hutchinson's decision was mentioned in the Planned Parenthood release as having been made on misleading information.

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  19. Celebrating Arkansas womenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    HONOREES: Mary Ann Ritter Arnold, Dr. Mary Good, Alice Walton and Johnelle Hunt were among those in the initial inductees to the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame. Here's a plug for last night's first Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame induction, a happening produced by a combination of Arkansas Business Publishing Group and the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce.

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  20. Razorbacks' O'Grady arrested for DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    University of Arkansas freshman tight end C.J. O'Grady of Fayetteville was arrested in Fayetteville Thursday night on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and suspicion of three other offenses. In addition to DWI, O'Grady, 18, was arrested on suspicion of being a minor in possession of alcohol and suspicion of driving with no proof of insurance and suspicion of driving with no tail light.

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