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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

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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