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Court: Blood test without consent OK

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a man’s conviction of driving while intoxicated, rejecting his argument that his blood was tested illegally without his consent.

Sports

Arkansas Exits SEC Tourney, Awaits Regional Destination

HOOVER, Ala. - For three days Arkansas threatened the status quo of the Southeastern Conference. It was enough, for a while, to cast doubt on the common knowledge the league was the Big Four and everyone else. Two incredible days even had the guessers and pundits of college baseball re-thinking, wondering if maybe Arkansas was not only a postseason threat, but perhaps a favorite.

Wernes’ Homer Caps Early Morning In SEC Tournament

HOOVER, Ala. - There were a few times this season Bobby Wernes’ eyes betrayed him, a couple instances he had to walk back to the dugout, hangdog expression after staring at strike three. Once it possibly cost the Razorbacks a Southeastern Conference win.

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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