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In UA sports firings, hiring, process foggy

Arkansas has fired and hired an athletic director and a football coach in the past month - but how it got to each point is hazy.

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Van off to DACA rally; Arkansans to join D.C. crowd, push for bill

His future clouded, Humberto Marquez boarded a van Tuesday and headed for the nation's capital, where he and a dozen other Arkansans will join thousands from across the country today in pursuit of relief for so-called Dreamers.

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UA fires Bielema after dreary year

Quick exit clears way for coach search

Arkansas fired football Coach Bret Bielema on Friday, minutes after losing 48-45 to Missouri in the Razorbacks' final game of a 4-8 season.

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Arkansas, nation see surge in citizenship sign-ups; state's 54% gain U.S.’ 4th-highest

Applications for U.S. citizenship have spiked in Arkansas -- and so has the backlog of unfinished cases -- amid a nationwide surge in legal permanent residents seeking citizenship through naturalization, a national report shows.

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Hogs’ Little Rock games remain a possibility after 2018

No one knows for certain if the Arkansas Razorbacks will continue playing games at Little Rock's War Memorial Stadium after 2018.

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Woman arrested in Arkansas after reporting domestic violence set to leave immigration jail

A 22-year-old Springdale woman detained since July after reporting domestic violence expects to leave an immigration jail today, when her husband posts an $8,500 bond set Tuesday morning by a federal judge, her attorney said.

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Bail hearing reset in immigration case; Arkansas woman held after calling police for domestic-violence help

An immigration bail hearing for the Salvadoran woman jailed since July after she called police to report domestic violence has been delayed by one week.

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Call to police about domestic violence results in possible deportation for Salvadoran living in Arkansas

Illegal’s case snowballed after arrest

A 22-year-old Salvadoran woman living in Arkansas has been jailed since July and now faces the possibility of deportation after she called Springdale police to report domestic violence.

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Arkansas man gets life without parole in salvage yard slayings, vows to appeal

Tyler Barefield will appeal his capital murder conviction in the double slaying last year at his family's salvage yard, his attorney said Thursday after Barefield was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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Arkansas man guilty of slaying 2 thieves at salvage yard

A Pope County jury found Tyler Barefield guilty of two counts of capital murder Wednesday night in the shooting deaths of two men in his family's scrapyard last year.

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