Arkansas Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. George Takei - Where No Story Has Gone BeforeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Edhat

    ... security reasons. They were placed on trains with armed soldiers. Takei's family was taken to an internment camp in Arkansas. At night a searchlight shone into the camp yard as guards watched from towers. To young George he thought it was cool that ...

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  2. Sidney Moncrief a finalist for basketball hall of fameRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Arkansas basketball legend Sidney Moncrief speaks to the crowd during halftime of a game against Mississippi State on Feb. 7, 2015, at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. Moncrief was honored with a replica of his jersey being hung in the rafters.

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  3. Mike Huckabee receives Friend of Zion Award for his support for IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | PR Newswire

    It is just remarkable and is getting so much buzz in Huckabee also visited the interactive FOZ museum tour, in order to learn firsthand about the long history of friendship and cooperation on non-Jewish people of all religions helping the Jewish nation in the last 200 years, including the holocaust as well as through the reformation of the state of Dr. Mike D. Evans, founder of the Friends of Zion Museum granted the Governor Mike Huckabee the Friend of Zion award at gala event in Jerusalem. joins many prominent political, religious, business, entertainment and sports figures who champion the museum's value and impact.

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  4. Tracy McGrady, Chris Webber head list of first-time finalists for basketball hall of fameRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Sporting News

    ... Tomjanovich, two-time NCAA women's champion coach Kim Mulkey of Baylor, longtime NBA referee Hugh Evans, and former Arkansas and NBA star Sidney Moncrief. "I still can't believe I'm here," McGrady said, via NBA.com . "This is not even a dream come ...

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  5. Rollie Massimino, Chris Webber, Bill Self and Rebecca Lobo among...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | MSNBC

    Former Villanova head coach Rollie Massimino, Michigan star and NBA all-star Chris Webber, Kansas head coach Bill Self and Connecticut star Rebecca Lobo are among the first-time finalists. Other first timers on the ballot include Baylor women's coach Kim Mulkey, NBA champion head coach and former Michigan star Rudy Tomjanovich, NBA all-star and Arkansas star Sidney Moncrief, NBA all-star Tracy McGrady and retired veteran NBA referee Hugh Evans.

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  6. Mo Farah and Ben Blankenship shine indoors in Birmingham: Oregon track & field rundownRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... k after she set the U.S. Indoor record in the 800. Former Grant High star Harrison Schrage is part of a big day for Arkansas in the Razorbacks' indoor home finale.

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  7. McCollum's Column: New coach/AD falls nicely into place at CCSRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... been highly competitive almost across the board as a tiny member of Class AA in their 10 years of membership in the Arkansas Activities Association, Carson does not want to stand pat. "I think Michael Carter deserves a lot of credit from building ...

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  8. Pineville Discusses Connecting to Northwest Arkansas TrailRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    The Harry S. Truman Coordinating Council and the Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission will be meeting to discuss a proposal to connect Jane and Pineville to the Northwest Arkansas trail. The Razorback Greenway trail is 37-miles long and connects to destinations such as the University of Arkansas, malls and shopping centers, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, as well as headquarters for major employers, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Tim Conklin, assistant director of the Northwest Arkansas planning group, says the trail currently ends at Lake Bella Vista, but expansion plans include extending the trail about 8 miles north to the state line.

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  9. Whirlwinds to play for conference championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Courier

    The Russellville Whirlwinds will play for the Central Arkansas Junior High Conference championship after sliding past the Conway White Junior Wampus Cats 33-30 on Thursday in the semifinals. "It was a very rugged game," Russellville head coach Matt Howerton said.

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  10. Golden Suns tennis tames Golden LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Courier

    The Arkansas Tech Golden Suns tennis team put together a dominating performance in its second match of the season against Arkansas-Pine Bluff , winning 7-0 Thursday afternoon in Pine Bluff. The Golden Suns will hit the road this weekend for a trio of non-conference matchups with Newman, Missouri Western, and Maryville at the MWSU Winter Invitational in St. Joseph, Missouri.

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  11. Ola council hears plans for propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Courier

    ... condemned by the city. Osterhout mentioned all of the bids the city received for a $45,000 fun park grant from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism have been submitted. The city is now waiting to hear for an answer back from Harbor ...

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  12. UA's Walton School eyes downtown location for executive ed programRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Arkansas Times

    The Walton College of Business is working to expand its executive education by opening an office in downtown Little Rock that would offer non-degree programs to the health, banking and finance and retail industries in Central Arkansas, the school confirmed today. Brent Williams , associate dean for executive education and outreach, has been meeting with major employers and potential partners assessing need and how the school may "bring the right resources to Central Arkansas."

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  13. Build smart cars, not wider highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Arkansas Times

    The galloping advance of technology contributes another point to ponder in the battle against the Arkansas Freeway Department's determination to build ever wider freeways, regardless of the damage they add to already concrete-gulched cities like Little Rock. See the jillion-dollar 30 Crossing project.

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  14. Red states join the Trump resistance; a taste for Tom Cotton next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Arkansas Times

    THE RESISTANCE: Sen. John Boozman's refusal to have public meetings has prompted this missing-child-style utility poll poster. The Atlantic reports - and we know this in Arkansas already - that Trump resistance exists and seems to be gaining momentum in red states.

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  15. State police join probe of officer-involved shooting in central ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    Troopers were responding to the shooting in Saline County late Friday, said Trooper Liz Chapman, a state police spokesman. She did not have any further information at the time, but said the state agency will help the Shannon Hills Police Department and Saline County sheriff's office investigate.

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  16. 2 bills focus on sewage plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    Legislation filed this week would require new nonmunicipal wastewater treatment plant owners to pay more funds into the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality's trust fund for emergency plant repairs. House Bill 1550, sponsored by Rep. Andy Davis, R-Little Rock, would alter a bill that Davis, a wastewater plant operator, sponsored in 2015 that reduced the financial assurance required of such plants.

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  17. State reports 19 deaths from flu, surge in casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    The Arkansas Health Department said Friday that the flu virus is now considered "widespread" in the state, with this week's sharpest increases in Northwest Arkansas and in Craighead County. Department spokesman Meg Mirivel said 19 people have died from the illness in Arkansas since Oct. 2. Of those, 16 were 65 or older.

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  18. Enhanced training snags concealed-carry-on-campus billRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    Proposed active-shooter training requirements have complicated campus-carry legislation in Arkansas, the latest state to propose a law that has prompted some college faculty resignations elsewhere. But the lead sponsor for Arkansas' bid to allow employees of college campuses to take guns to work said Friday that he's "optimistic" lawmakers will reach a deal to scale back an amendment that "virtually ruins" the bill while leaving intact part of a newly added training requirement.

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  19. Project aims to cut wrong-way drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    A $3.1 million project aimed at reducing wrong-way crashes on Arkansas freeways has finally been given the go-ahead. The work focuses on installing warning signs and markings with better visibility on the freeway system's 351 off-ramps, 20 percent of which are on Pulaski County freeways.

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  20. Governor sent bills to shift 3 agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    ... at a ceremony at War Memorial Stadium on Wednesday, according to his public schedule. The other bills concerned the Arkansas Energy Office and the Office of Health Information and Technology. There was no debate over any of the bills as they were ...

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