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Diamond Hogs rally past Bryant with 10-run inning

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE — Bryant All-American James Karinchak shut down Arkansas for five innings Friday. It was when he came back for the sixth that things unraveled. Continue reading...

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Arkansas governor opposes effort to expand campus guns bill

LITTLE ROCK — A spokesman says Gov. Asa Hutchinson opposes an effort backed by the National Rifle Association to remove a training requirement and age restriction from legislation allowing concealed handguns at Arkansas colleges and universities. Continue reading...

Arkansas executions can proceed, but state still lacks drugs

LITTLE ROCK — The state Supreme Court says Arkansas can take the next steps toward executing inmates who had challenged protocols put in place by the Department of Correction. Continue reading...

Homeland Security intelligence report disputes threat posed by travel ban nations

WASHINGTON — Analysts at the Homeland Security Department's intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States. Continue reading...

UPS driver helps officer subdue burglary suspect, police say

PHOENIX — Phoenix police say a UPS Inc. employee helped them subdue a burglary suspect who was resisting arrest. Continue reading...

Transgender boy wins in first round of girls tournament

CYPRESS, Texas — Mack Beggs, a 17-year-old transgender boy, has defeated his female opponent in the first round of match in the Texas state wrestling tournament. Continue reading...

White House bars major news outlets from informal press briefing

News organizations including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on the record White House press briefing on Friday. Continue reading...

Siloam Springs man's bond set at $150,000 in rape, manslaughter case

BENTONVILLE -- A local judge found probable cause exists to hold a man in the Benton County Jail in connection with a woman's death. Continue reading...

Witnesses: Bar gunman shouted 'get out of my country' at Indian men before killing 1

OLATHE, Kan. — Witnesses said a man accused of opening fire in a crowded bar yelled at two Indian men to "get out of my country" before pulling the trigger in an attack that killed one of the men and wounded the other, as well as a third man who tried to help. Continue reading...

VIDEO: Former Gateway police chief arrested in connection with homicide

Suspect being held without bond

Subscriber onlyGrant Hardin, former police chief of the town of Gateway, Ark., was arrested in connection with the death of James Appleton, 59, according to a probable cause affadavit issued Friday. Continue reading...

Hutchinson names new director of Arkansas Department of Veteran Affairs

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday appointed retired U.S. Army Col. Nathaniel Todd to be the new director of the Arkansas Department of Veteran Affairs, the governor's office said in a statement. Continue reading...

J.C. Penney to close 13 to 14 percent of stores

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney said Friday that it will be closing anywhere from 130 to 140 stores as well as two distribution centers over the next several months as it aims to improve profitability in the era of online shopping. Continue reading...

FBI: Man in Wal-Mart vest robbed bank

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Federal agents are searching for a man they say robbed a northeast Albuquerque bank while wearing a Wal-Mart vest. Continue reading...

Americans buy existing homes at fastest pace in a decade

WASHINGTON — Americans shrugged off rising mortgage rates and bought existing homes in January at the fastest pace since 2007. That has set off bidding wars that have pushed up prices as the supply of available homes has dwindled to record lows. Continue reading...

VIDEO: 'No anonymous sources,' Trump tells media — after White House uses them

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump used his first presidential appearance before the nation's largest gathering of conservative activists Friday to criticize the news media and take direct aim at the use of anonymous sources. Reporters "shouldn't be allowed to use sources unless they use somebody's name," he declared, just hours after members of his own staff held a press briefing and refused to allow their names to be used. Continue reading...

Police: Woman charged with fatally shooting 17-year-old son during fight

CLINTON, Md. — Police say a Maryland woman shot and killed her 17-year-old son during an argument. Continue reading...

Politician wants to add sex as approved activity for lunch break

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A politician in northern Sweden wants to list sex as an officially approved activity for civil servants during their daily paid lunch break. Continue reading...

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