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Senate fails to overturn Keystone pipeline veto

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation to permit construction of the Keystone XL pipeline without further administrative approval.

Bills on school detachment, abortion advance

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Senate on Tuesday gave final passage to a bill to make it easier to form new school districts by detaching territory from existing school districts.

Sports

Snow Doesn’t Slow Hogs In Doubleheader Sweep

FAYETTEVILLE — The snow was visible on top of the visiting dugout, on the hill beyond the outfield wall and all over the seats and walkways down the first base and right field line.

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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