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Section of U.S. 71 reopens after flood waters recede

LITTLE ROCK — A section of U.S. 71 in Little River County that had been closed since Friday because of high water was reopened Wednesday after the water receded, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.

Sports

Qualls, Benintendi Officially Pros

FAYETTEVILLE – A pair of Razorbacks who left early for their sport’s respective drafts earlier this month are both now officially former Hogs.

Opinion

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.

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.

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