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Store owner quick to adapt approach

Marty Ward was scared of Eugene Lockwood the first time he met him.

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Bricks build support for Bates house

Fundraiser’s proceeds to pay for furniture refinishing, basement restoration

In the shade of a carport, rows of folding chairs stood Wednesday morning where a burning cross once was left as a message for civil-rights activist Daisy Lee Gatson Bates.

As speaker at Clinton School, ex-first daughter to be 1,000th

Chelsea Clinton will be the 1,000th speaker in the Clinton School of Public Service's lecture series, the school announced Wednesday.

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Computer science enrollment on course, Hutchinson says

Standing next to a large sign with the hashtag #ARKidsCanCode on Tuesday, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said enrollment in computer science courses in the state has exceeded expectation.

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Clinton School lecture series nears milestone

1,000th speaker set for September

Actress Fran Drescher. Chinese civil activist Chen Guangcheng. Sen. John McCain. Dr. Phil McGraw. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

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Dreaming of stardom, hopefuls dress up, line up, sing hearts out

Among the thousands waiting Saturday morning in the line snaking around Verizon Arena in North Little Rock, the two girls stood out.

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Students warm up for fall classes

Workshop a preview for advanced placement courses

Sixty-three Arkansas high school students gave up five days of their summer vacation last week to take part in activities to help them prepare for advanced placement courses they will take in the fall.

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Sherwood committee chooses site for library

21-acre plot needs City Council’s OK

A site selection committee has chosen a 21-acre plot in Sherwood as the top choice for the location of the city's new library.

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State booting up computer-science courses

This fall, the Natural State will be the first in which every high school and charter school offers at least one computer-science course.

Religion waiver lessens gay-Scout-leader outcry

Compared with May 2013, John Carman's phone has been quiet the past couple of days.

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