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24th suspect in alleged drug ring arrested

LITTLE ROCK — A 24th suspect wanted in connection with an alleged drug-trafficking ring based out of a Little Rock auto shop has turned himself in, the U.S. attorney’s office in Little Rock said Wednesday.

Bid for Broadway Bridge project calls for six-month closure

LITTLE ROCK — Bids for a project to replace the Broadway Bridge spanning the Arkansas River between Little Rock and North Little Rock call for the bridge to be closed between six months and a year, well under the amount of time highway officials had estimated it would be closed.

Authorities arrest 23 in drug sweep

LITTLE ROCK — State and federal law enforcement agencies arrested 23 people Tuesday in connection with an alleged drug trafficking operation based in Little Rock.

Sports

Mitchel Makes Impact in Return

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema was surprised when cornerback Tevin Mitchel approached him with a request a few weeks ago.

Four Downs: Marshall Must ‘Earn’ Carries

1. Earn the Work: Arkansas ran the ball 40 times in the second half at Texas Tech. None of the carries went to Korliss Marshall , who was limited to 13 yards on five attempts in the win.

Opinion

Editorial: Memories of 9/11 are always near

Fifty years ago, people talked about the amazing beauty of the mushroom clouds that developed after atomic bombs were detonated in tests. The brilliance, the wide spectrum of color visible, the graceful development of the cloud itself: It was a terrible beauty to be sure, but a beautiful sight just the same, and one seared into the memory of all who saw it.

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