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Jason Sasser proudly displays a board he broke while training with tae kwon do instructor Holly Hardin of Memphis in December. “I just remember crying my head off because I never in a million years thought that I would be able to do something like that,” Sasser said.

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Jason Sasser proudly displays a board he broke while training with tae kwon do instructor Holly Hardin of Memphis in December. “I just remember crying my head off because I never in a million years thought that I would be able to do something like that,” Sasser said.

THESE TEACHERS, STUDENT UNBOWED

premiumMartial arts dream comes true: Arkansas man breaks board, his disability’s limits

Jason Sasser was 13 when he saw a woman break two concrete bricks with her bare feet on television. It was September 1985, he remembers. Alecia Rae Masalkoski was representing Michigan in the talent segment of the Miss America pageant. Sasser, who was recovering from surgery at his home in Crossett,...

Russia got in, Congress hears

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I live by my own self-styled holiday cycle that has nothing to do with what the government or calendar says.

NBA draft arrives after days of deals

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Acxiom sports five new patents

When Scott Howe took over as chief executive of Acxiom Corp. in 2011, the company only had three patents to show for its four decades in existence.

Restaurant Transitions: Midtown Billiards reopening set; The Main Cheese closes; La Hacienda to return soon

Work to rebuild the bar, billiards and burger joint Midtown Billiards, 1316 Main St., Little Rock, gutted by a Sept. 19 fire, has gone more slowly than expected, says general manager David Shipps, but all will be in readiness for the June 30 grand reopening, 3 p.m-5 a.m. Tickets -- $20 for happy hour, $25 ...

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