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Five Arkansans, Including 2 Teenagers, Die in Oklahoma Crash

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports five northwest Arkansas residents, including two teenagers, died in a head-on collision in eastern Oklahoma.
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Thousand Oaks baseball ends near-perfect season with CIF Division 2 crowning

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. FULLERTON – The Thousand Oaks baseball team couldn’t win every game this season. But they won the game that mattered. The Lancers edged Trabuco Hills 3-2 in a comeback victory Saturday to claim the CIF Southern Section Division 2 championship at Cal State Fullerton. Thousand Oaks finishes the year 29-1, wrapping a pretty bow on a history-making season with a CIF title, the program’s first since 2003. “This...
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Eastward, Ho! Day 13: Quarry Cove COE Campground near Nimrod Dam

 Today we displaced to a different COE campsite hoping for better conditions than those found by us at Short Mountain Cove, OK.  It wasn't bad, just not great either if that makes sense to you?A couple of hours later, we were at the new site and located our site at the top of a small hill, next to a Pavilion.  Only one other campsite across the road from us, the rest of the campers were down the hill and closer to the water.  Our site was heavy with trees and their shade, the swim site was nice ...
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11 Hospitalized After Church Bus, Vehicle Crash in Arkansas

Authorities say a church bus collided Saturday with another vehicle on a northeastern Arkansas highway, sending least 11 people to the hospital.
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At Least 11 Hurt in Arkansas Crash of Church Bus, Vehicle

Authorities say a church bus collided with another vehicle on a northeastern Arkansas highway, injuring at least 11 people.
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How Republican States Are Expanding Their Power Over Elections

In Georgia, Republicans are removing Democrats of color from local boards. In Arkansas, they have stripped election control from county...
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She Was a Black Election Official in Georgia. Then Came New G.O.P. Rules

In Georgia, Republicans are removing Democrats of color from local boards. In Arkansas, they have stripped election control from county...
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Eastward, Ho! Day 12: Some sights in Fort Smith, Arkansas

 Another hot and humid day, Uff Da!Martha and I drove the Sammy the 30 miles or so distance, across the state border into Arkansas to check out a couple of tourist destinations in Fort Smith.Fort Smith is apparently Arkansas' second largest city, it's downtown area, fronted by Garrison Street is replete with historic-looking buildings, giving it a small town feel, at least in that area.  The rest of what we saw of the city was quite "commercial/industrial".We tried the Fort Smith National Monume...
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Thousand Oaks baseball shows no signs of slowing ahead of CIF final

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. When the Thousand Oaks High baseball team is up to bat, have your cameras ready, because odds are you’ll get footage of a ball being hit over the fence. And just when you think the Lancers can’t hit any more home runs, they hit another. The Lancers are back in a CIF final for the first time since 2003 Saturday when they take on Trabuco Hills (24-8) at Cal State Fullerton in the Southern Section Division 2 ...
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Judge: No Car Show Trip for Man Arrested in Capitol Riot

An Arkansas man who was arrested after he was photographed sitting at a desk in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the January U.S. Capitol riot won't be allowed to travel for a classic-car swap meet.
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Arkansas District Judge to Run for State Supreme Court Seat

An Arkansas district judge is running for a seat on the state Supreme Court.
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Department of Justice says anti-trans state laws targeting children should be thrown out

People take part in rally outside New York's Stonewall Inn in 2017. KENA BETANCUR/AFP via Getty Images The DOJ issued two statements of interest in lawsuits involving the rights of transgender children. The department argued that recent Arkansas laws restricting trans medical care for children violate the 14th Amendment. It also said West Virginia's law preventing trans women from playing on women's sports teams in schools violates Title IX. See more stories on Insider's bu...
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Court Allows Part of Little Rock Schools Lawsuit to Proceed

A lawsuit over Arkansas' ongoing control of the Little Rock School District can move forward.
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Arkansas passed 2 of the most brutal laws targeting trans kids in the US. These pro-LGBTQ companies pumped hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind it.

Insider discovered many of the key financial backers of the Arkansas legislators who sponsored anti-trans laws are companies that are publicly pro-LGBT. Walmart; AT&T; McDonald's; ExxonMobil; State Farm; Samantha Lee/Insider Arkansas legislators recently passed the most restrictive laws in the nation against trans children. Insider investigated the campaign finance records of all 22 lawmakers who sponsored the legislation. Several visibly LGBT-friendly companies, or PACs representing t...
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Arkansas passed 2 of the most brutal laws targeting trans kids in the US. These pro-LGBT companies pumped hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind it.

Insider discovered many of the key financial backers of the Arkansas legislators who sponsored anti-trans laws are companies that are publicly pro-LGBT. Walmart; AT&T; McDonald's; ExxonMobil; State Farm; Samantha Lee/Insider Arkansas legislators recently passed the most restrictive laws in the nation against trans children. Insider investigated the campaign finance records of all 22 lawmakers who sponsored the legislation. Several visibly LGBT-friendly companies, or PACs representing t...
Tags: Politics, News, Instagram, Senate, Lgbt, US, Mike Malone, Trends, Legislation, ExxonMobil, Merck, Walmart, Arkansas, House, Retail, PAC


Many States Ending $300 Federal Unemployment Benefits Early

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Man Arrested in Capitol Riot Asks to Travel to Car Swap Meet

An Arkansas man arrested for sitting with his feet on a desk in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot has asked a federal judge to allow him to travel for a classic-car swap meet.
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Crop-Dusting Pilot Killed in NE Arkansas Plane Crash

Investigators say a crop-dusting pilot was killed when his small plane crashed in an open field in northeastern Arkansas.
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Democratic Candidate Launches Bid for Arkansas Governor

The former head of a nonprofit that helps entrepreneurs said Tuesday that he’d seek next year's Democratic nomination for Arkansas governor.
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Arkansas to Submit New Medicaid Expansion Plan Next Month

Arkansas will submit its proposal to overhaul its Medicaid expansion to the federal government next month.
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ACLU Asks Judge to Block Arkansas Trans Youth Treatment Ban

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal judge to prevent Arkansas from enforcing its ban on gender confirming treatments for transgender youth while a lawsuit challenging the prohibition proceeds.
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3 officers injured after being assaulted by an iron pipe-wielding man

Three Arkansas police officers were injured Monday after being assaulted by a man wielding an iron pipe.
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Republican Representative called trans people "abominations" on the House floor

The watchdog group On AR Watch has placed Republican Representative Mary Bentley to its watchlist after reviewing footage from the Arkansas General Assembly. "Trans Arkansans were under attack during the 2021 General Session. One [legislator] took it to another level when she called all Trans people abominations from the well," they report. — Read the rest
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EV mileage tax floated as way to fund infrastructure bill

Photo courtesy Zutobi Could it be? Is Infrastructure Week finally happening? Maybe. There are bills and revisions to bills and working groups and bipartisan agreements and partisan criticisms of agreements. The only thing that the, at last rough count, eight transportation-plus proposals floating around on Capitol Hill have in common is that none has the votes right now in either chamber to pass. But things are fluid and could change, for better or worse (depending on your political and f...
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Groups Ask Judge to Block Arkansas' Near-Total Abortion Ban

Abortion rights supporters are asking a federal judge to prevent Arkansas' near-total ban on the procedure from taking effect while they challenge its constitutionality.
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THEN AND NOW: How Chick-fil-A has changed through the years

The first Chick-fil-A mall location opened in the Greenbriar Mall in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1967. Chick-fil-A In 1946, Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy opened the Dwarf Grill in Hapeville, Georgia. In 1967, Cathy opened the first Chick-fil-A and invented the restaurant's iconic chicken sandwich. Chick-fil-A was named America's favorite brand in January, despite a history of controversy over LGBTQ issues. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Chick-fil-A's ori...
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Covid cases fall across US but experts warn of dangers of vaccine hesitancy

Health experts emphasize need for even those who have had disease to get inoculatedNew cases of Covid-19 are declining across most of the US, even in some states with vaccine-hesitant populations.But almost all states where cases are rising have lower-than-average vaccination rates and experts warned on Sunday that relief from the coronavirus pandemic could be fleeting in regions where few people get inoculated. Continue reading...
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'Take the Ship': Conservatives Aim to Commandeer Southern Baptists

Allen Nelson IV walked to the front of his small church in central Arkansas, stopped in front of the communion table with three large...
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Some Federal Unemployment Benefits Run Out This Weekend, How Long Does Your State Have?

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Arkansas Woman Sues Trooper for Flipping Her SUV During Stop

An Arkansas woman who says she was injured when a state trooper deliberately bumped into her SUV, causing it to flip, because she didn’t immediately pull over for a traffic stop is suing him and the agency.
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