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Governor sets faith-based summit on foster care, ex-convicts

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday announced plans for a summit to explore ways that faith-based groups can work with the state on issues related to foster care of children and the re-entry of former prison inmates into society.

Sports

King: Not So Fast

LITTLE ROCK —Two solid rounds of golf, including one with an extremely positive asterisk, plus a venue with fond memories do not add up to Tiger Woods’ 15th major tournament title next week.

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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