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Court affirms class-action status for cigarette lawsuit

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday affirmed class-action status for a lawsuit alleging that cigarette maker Philip Morris violated the Arkansas Deceptive Trade Practices Act by making false claims about Marlboro Lights.

Bill to allow guns on college campuses advances

LITTLE ROCK — A bill to require college campuses in Arkansas to allow staff and faculty members who hold concealed-carry permits to carry concealed handguns on campus advanced out of the House Education Committee on Thursday.

Sports

(Hog) Wild At BWA: Arkansas Holds Off A&M

FAYETTEVILLE – Anthlon Bell spotted the box score lying on the table in front of him as he walked into the media room after 18th-ranked Arkansas’ 81-75 win over Texas A&M on Tuesday. He knew he and his teammates were in trouble next practice.

Opinion

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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