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Private college enters new stage of campaign
Apr 29, 2017 7:51 am
A University of the Ozarks campaign to raise $55 million kicked off its public phase Friday, with endowed scholarships one of three funding priorities for the private, Presbyterian-affiliated school i...
$33,000 in UA grants aim to cut student textbook costs
Apr 29, 2017 7:50 am
Five professors will receive a total of up to $33,000 as part of a new grant program encouraging University of Arkansas, Fayetteville faculty to use low-cost, open-access educational materials.
Arkansas' roadsides all abloom
Apr 29, 2017 7:49 am
Dear Fellow Retiree: My husband I recently drove to Key West. We noticed many interstate exits in Florida are beautifully landscaped with palms, magnolias and flowers. My first thought was Wow! Does t...
Apr 29, 2017 7:46 am
A 26-year-old Little Rock man who in January admitted being part of a scheme to steal federal funds meant for providing food for poor children was sentenced Friday to 2½ years in prison.
Veteran GOP operative joins staff of lieutenant governor
Apr 29, 2017 7:43 am
The former state director for the conservative Americans for Prosperity group, David Ray, started work Friday as the deputy chief of staff and communications director for Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin, Griffin...
Draft suggests core-course learning goals
Apr 29, 2017 7:41 am
Core educational requirements under a draft proposal from University of Arkansas, Fayetteville faculty members would formally emphasize ethical reasoning, diversity in the United States and global aw...
Grim Rapunzel brighter at end
Apr 29, 2017 7:39 am
The original 19th-century German story of Rapunzel involves imprisonment, an evil witch, criminal activity, seduction, violence, an unexpected pregnancy, attempted suicide, and some aimless wandering ...
Concert's sacred music glorious
Apr 29, 2017 7:38 am
Whoever might have backed away from the Arkansas Choral Society's presentation of two pieces of French sacred music -- Gabriel Faure's Requiem and Francis Poulenc's Gloria -- a...
Texarkana rapist handed 80 years
Apr 29, 2017 7:36 am
A man who brandished a gun and wore a disguise the night he raped and robbed his former teacher in 2015 was sentenced to 80 years in prison after he was convicted of seven felonies Thursday by a Mille...
Police: Kids alone after couple jailed
Apr 29, 2017 7:32 am
A Jonesboro man and woman are accused of abandoning their children while they were in jail, according to a police report.
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