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Boxer Taylor headed back to jail; mental evaluation ordered

Boxer Jermain Taylor is headed back to the Pulaski County jail pending a new mental evaluation ordered by a judge Friday. The new evaluation came after attorneys representing Taylor on a pair of criminal cases changed his plea to innocent by reason of mental disease or defect. Ta...

Police: Car hydroplaned before fatal collision

Arkansas State Police say a car hydroplaned Thursday afternoon in Greenbrier before spinning out of control and hitting another ve...
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DANA D. KELLEY

EDITORIAL

Gender hate by the numbers

Back in 2009, the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act expanded victimization to include gender ...

WALLY HALL

SPORTS

Warriors have to find a way to offset James

Everyone who likes basketball can now get excited about the NBA.

RICHARD DAVENPORT

SPORTS

UA eyes 6-10 shot-blocker from Kennesaw State

Arkansas Coach Mike Anderson and his staff are expected to host center Willy Kouassi for an official visit June ...

I-440, I-40 interchange lane closures set

Work on a pair of highway interchanges will require lane closures in the Little Rock metropolitan area next week, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said Friday.

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Trucking group puts professor on board Doug Voss, associate professor of logistics and supply chain management at the University of Central Arkansas, has been appointed to the Arkansas Trucking Association's board of directors.

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Big year gets Hog big honor

Arkansas outfielder Andrew Benintendi won his first national award of the postseason Thursday when Collegiate Baseball named him its national player of the year.

B.B. King viewing being held before funeral in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. — Friends and fans are getting a chance to file past B.B. King's coffin during a public viewing Friday in the Mississippi Delta, the land that gave birth to the blues.

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$87M leg up for Lockheed cruises to OK

The Arkansas Senate and House of Representatives on Thursday shipped bills to Gov. Asa Hutchinson authorizing an $87.1 million bond issue to help Lockheed Martin win a federal contract and expand its workforce in south Arkansas.

SpaceX poised to take lead in military launches

Elon Musk's SpaceX stands to win more than the right to compete for U.S. satellite launches after the Air Force certified its Falcon 9 rocket for military missions.

By-the-numbers 'San Andreas' teaches 17 universal life lessons

Rather than sit here and take longer to write a standard review of this middling disaster film from director Brad Peyton than it took Carlton Cuse to write the screenplay, we're instead going to opt for something a little bit different. Here are some of the most important life lessons gleaned from watching it on the big screen.

Pataki says he's seeking presidency

Former New York Gov. George Pataki -- a moderate Republican who led the state through the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks -- on Thursday formally began his bid for the presidency.

The large animal nods

George F. Kennan once compared a democracy such as this to a dinosaur (a "prehistoric monster," as he put it) with a huge body but without a huge brain to match. The beast lies in the warm mud, paying little attention to anything, and may not even realize when it's being attacked. Not at first. But when it finally does understand, maybe after its tail is cut off, it lashes out in all directions, smashing everything in sight.

Big year gets Hog big honor

Arkansas outfielder Andrew Benintendi won his first national award of the postseason Thursday when Collegiate Baseball named him its national player of the year.

At $75 a game, indoor football isn't about the money

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Chuck Wright was hooked the first time he tried professional indoor football. His pay for that game: a $10 bill and six-pack of Bud Light.

Woman accused of killing fiance on Hudson pleads not guilty

GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — A woman accused of killing her fiance by sabotaging his kayak on the Hudson River has pleaded not guilty.

EPA proposes lowering required amount of ethanol in gas

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is proposing to reduce the overall amount of ethanol blended in the nation's gasoline in coming years, a blow to renewable fuel companies that have pushed to keep high volumes of their product flowing into drivers' gas tanks.

Cuba removed from US terror list

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday formally removed Cuba from a U.S. terrorism blacklist as part of the process of normalizing relations between the Cold War foes.

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Dana D. Kelley:

Gender hate by the numbers

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Like It Is: Warriors have to find a way to offset James

Richard Davenport:

The Recruiting Guy: UA eyes 6-10 shot-blocker from Kennesaw State

Philip Martin:

On Film: Movie Man hates the numbers game

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Joining the South

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