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Court: Blood test without consent OK

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a man’s conviction of driving while intoxicated, rejecting his argument that his blood was tested illegally without his consent.

Death-row inmate wins new hearing

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas death-row inmate Kenneth Isom is entitled to a new court hearing, a divided Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

Hutchinson says he’ll seek $87.1 million bond issue

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he will ask legislators during next week’s special session to approve an $87.1 million bond issue to help Lockheed Martin land a military contract that could bring 600 new jobs to southern Arkansas.

Sports

Wernes’ Homer Caps Early Morning In SEC Tournament

HOOVER, Ala. - There were a few times this season Bobby Wernes’ eyes betrayed him, a couple instances he had to walk back to the dugout, hangdog expression after staring at strike three. Once it possibly cost the Razorbacks a Southeastern Conference win.

Opinion

PATE: From ashes to prosperity

In 79 A.D. Mount Vesuvius near modern Naples, Italy, erupted, burying the city of Pompeii in a thick blanket of volcanic ash. As one witness to the calamity wrote, the dust “poured across the land” like a flood. Nearly two thousand people died; and the city was abandoned for the next 1,700 years.

PATE: Now Serving Student Number Six

Recently, I attended a meeting where an administrator from a small public university treated the audience to a review of his institution’s new “brand identity campaign.” There’s a lot I don’t like about the current direction of higher education in America. This is the thing I despise the most.

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