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King: Pharoah Double Dipping On PR

HOT SPRINGS — Just in time to promote Oaklawn Park’s generous upgrade to purses for the races leading up to the Arkansas Derby, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah returns to racing this weekend.

The Most Important Razorbacks: Top Five

FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas football practice is still just over two weeks away. The season doesn’t begin for another month after that. In an effort to make the time pass more quickly we continue our series of counting down the 25 most important players to the Razorbacks success this season.

Arrested Hogs Basketballers Released On Bond

FAYETTEVILLE - Arkansas basketball players Jacorey Williams, Anton Beard and Dustin Thomas were released on $2,500 apiece from the Washington County Detention Center on Thursday a day after being booked on suspicion of forgery charges.

Opinion

PATE: A job not done and not well

I’ve been a bit out of sorts lately. It’s not that good things don’t happen to me every day, but life’s little travails just seem to have come in a big pack in recent times. As I’ve gotten older, I deal with setbacks better than I would have a few years ago. It’s like picking out splinters — after you’ve done it a couple hundred times, you develop a technique, but you probably don’t want any more practice.

Editorial: Call-Blocking Essential To Consumer Protection

As recently reported by the Arkansas News Bureau, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Wednesday joined 44 other state attorneys general in calling on phone carriers AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile and CenturyLink to offer call-blocking technology to their customers. We believe this is a necessary step to improve consumer protection.

Editorial: Baaatter up!

In his Epistle to the Romans, the Apostle Paul wrote at 13:12, “The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.” This verse has an interesting relevance today as we note an important turning point in American sports history.

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