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Northwest Arkansas Experiencing Road Building Bonanza
29 Mar 2015 12:19

Northwest Arkansas is in the middle of a road building boom to ease congestion on the region's crowded highway system.

Arkansas Baseball steals finale from Ole Miss, takes series
29 Mar 2015 02:10

FAYETTEVILLE, AR (arkansasrazorbacks.com)– The University of Arkansas baseball team (14-13, 3-6) used a three-run fifth inning to rally past Ole Miss (14-14, 4-5) 5-2 and capture the series from the Rebels Saturday afternoon at Baum Stadium.Bobby Wernes had the play of the day as he stole home with two outs in the fifth inning to tie the game as part of a three-run inning to give Arkansas a lead ...

Arkansas follows Indiana into 'religious freedom' fight (+video)
29 Mar 2015 01:10

From the NCAA to Wal-Mart and Apple, businesses around the country are objecting to Indiana’s new 'religious freedom' law, which critics say is discriminatory. Arkansas is about to pass a similar law.

Arkansas follows Indiana into 'religious freedom' fight
28 Mar 2015 18:35

From the NCAA to Wal-Mart and Apple, businesses around the country are objecting to Indiana’s new 'religious freedom' law, which critics say is discriminatory. Arkansas is about to pass a similar law.

Arkansas Senate passes religion bill seen as targeting gays
28 Mar 2015 03:15

The Arkansas Senate overwhelmingly approved on Friday a Republican-backed bill whose authors say is intended to protect religious freedoms but critics contend could allow businesses to refuse service to gay people. Supporters say a business should not be forced to, for example, cater a same-sex wedding if doing so would violate the religious beliefs of the owner. Two of the most powerful ...

Arkansas wonders if 2 best players will return next season
27 Mar 2015 21:41

The spring recruiting season for Arkansas coach Mike Anderson will begin on his own campus. After the Razorbacks (27-9) recorded their highest win total in 20 years, Anderson is awaiting word on whether his two best players - sophomore Bobby Portis and junior Michael Qualls - will return for another season. Portis was the SEC player of the year, while Qualls was a second-team all-conference ...

Arkansas state Senate approves religious protection bill cast by critics as anti-LGBT
27 Mar 2015 17:32

Arkansas inched closer Friday toward becoming the second state this year to adopt a law that critics say would sanction discrimination against gays and lesbians, with the state Senate approving a religious protection bill.

Arkansas Senate approves religious protection bill
27 Mar 2015 17:26

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas inched closer Friday toward becoming the second state this year to adopt a law that critics say would sanction discrimination against gays and lesbians, with the state Senate approving a religious protection bill.

Arkansas lawmaker urges ban on California wine over egg law
27 Mar 2015 00:29

An Arkansas lawmaker said Wednesday that the state should ban California wine as retribution for the West Coast state's law requiring egg-laying hens to be able to stand up, turn around and fully extend ...

Arkansas governor says he'd sign religious protection bill
26 Mar 2015 18:44

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he would sign into law a religious protection measure that opponents have said amounts to a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians in the state.

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