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Ad agents say Democratic Party ad infringes copyright

LITTLE ROCK — Two advertising agents who created a Gatorade ad featuring Michael Jordan want the state Democratic Party to stop running radio ads they say use music and lyrics they wrote without their permission.

Ross touts support from black leaders

LITTLE ROCK — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross on Wednesday touted his support from black leaders, including the entire membership of the Arkansas Legislative Black Caucus.

Arkansas state parties reap national cash

WASHINGTON — The Arkansas Democratic and Republican state parties have received more than $7 million from their national affiliates this campaign cycle, largely to help bolster the election efforts of candidates running for U.S. Senate and Congress.

Candidates to address Delta Grassroots Caucus

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ major-party candidates for governor and the 1st District congressional seat are among the speakers scheduled to address the Delta Grassroots Caucus’ fall regional conference in Helena-West Helena this week, the caucus said Wednesday.

Legislators, advocates rally against domestic violence

LITTLE ROCK — Several state legislators and advocates for domestic abuse victims discussed legislation they would like to see enacted in the upcoming session during a rally for domestic peace at the state Capitol on Tuesday.

Hutchinson surpasses Ross in October fundraising

LITTLE ROCK — Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson has raised nearly $266,000 more than Democratic candidate Mike Ross in October, according to campaign finance reports filed Tuesday with the secretary of state’s office.

Sports

Arkansas Gaining Confidence With Passing Game

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas offensive coordinator Jim Chaney wasn’t at field level last Saturday, but could sense quarterback Brandon Allen’s relief from his seat in the coaches’ box in Razorback Stadium last Saturday.

Four Downs: UA Preparing For Clanging Cowbells

1. More Cowbell: The sound of clanging cowbells will reverberate throughout Davis-Wade Stadium on Saturday night, when Mississippi State (7-0, 4-0 in SEC) plays its first home game as college football’s top-ranked team.

Anderson, Hogs Ready For Red-White

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Mike Anderson said his team’s practice and scrimmage sessions have been very competitive over the past three weeks.

Opinion

Editorial: Forget about Ebola, and go get a flu shot

We worry about the wrong things. We worry about shark attacks although we’re more likely to be killed by lightning. We worry about flying although we’re more likely to be killed in a car. We worry about Ebola, but we are far more likely to die from the flu. We worry about the inconvenience and discomfort of a flu shot, but without the shot as many as 20 percent of us may suffer the far worse symptoms of the flu this year.

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