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Little Rock to Begin Bussing Students to Northwest Arkansas Following School Board Takeover

Following yesterday’s State Board of Education’s decision to takeover the Little Rock School District, the board now says that beginning in fall students will be bussed from Little Rock to various higher performing schools around Northwest Arkansas. The Board of Education’s 5-4 decision came after six of the district’s schools were labeled …

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Governor Hutchinson Releases State of the State Video, Promises for More Candy at Parades

Governor Asa Hutchinson today delivered his annual State of the State address this morning via video posted on the Governor’s official Facebook page. In it he vowed to decrease overall state government spending, provide new education initiatives, and ensure proper amounts of candy be available for distribution during all official parades …

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Report: Fayetteville’s Vampire Population Rose Sharply In December 2014

FAYETTEVILLE – A new report published by Washington County Health Services this week states that Fayetteville’s vampire population rose sharply in December 2014. The population of Fayetteville was reported to be 78,960 in 2013, but that statistic didn’t take into account members of the undead who called Funky Fayetteville their home. In …

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Shocking Discovery Made Under Former Cinema 150 Building

LITTLE ROCK – Demolition was halted today on the former Cinema 150/The Village building at Asher and University today when crews discovered the 1949 UALR football team hidden beneath the building. All 47 members of the Junior Rose Bowl winning team were found alive and in good health after the demolition …

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Bryant Man Stuck in Chimney While Trying to Rob House

BRYANT – A Bryant man was arrested this morning after attempting to break into a house through the chimney last night. Police say Scott Calvin, 24, tried to gain entry to a home in Richardson Place by entering through the house’s chimney. Calvin became stuck shortly after entering the structure …

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Craigslist Christmas: 10 Bizarre Gifts You Can Buy Around Little Rock

1. Antique Motorized Santa Claus ($1895) 2. Baby Ball Pythons ($150-$250) 3. Competition Swimsuit ($60) 4. Furby ($10) 5. Remote Controlled Big Foot Monster ($15) 6. Broken Marble Vanity Top (Free) 7. Golf Table ($75) 8. “ARKANSAS RAZORBACK FULL BODY TAXIDERMY MOUNT BOAR HOG PIG” ($950 or trade) 9. Remote Control Flying Shark …

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Leaked Sony Emails Reveal Plans for ‘Titanic’ Sequel

Editor’s Note: The following article contains spoilers from “Titanic” and the currently unreleased “Titanic 2.” The hackers who recently broke into Sony Pictures’ computer network shocked Hollywood today when they revealed plans for a “Titanic” sequel titled “Titanic 2: Bahama Bash.” Leaked news of the sequel is the latest wound inflicted by the Guardians …

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Local Bartender Wins Prestigious Cocktail Award Despite Controversy

NEW YORK – The James Beard foundation announced today that local bartender/mixologist Lee Edwards has one the very first Beard award for best original cocktail for his Highland Honey Sour. Edwards is the first recipient of the award classification, established by the James Beard Foundation in 2008, despite multiple nominations …

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Memphis Pyramid Sinking Rapidly Into Mississippi River

MEMPHIS – Contractors working on renovations to the Memphis Pyramid building say that the building and surrounding land is sinking rapidly into the Mississippi River. The building is currently under renovations to turn the location into a Bass Pro Shops, opening in the spring. Bass Pro officials say the new issue …

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Walmart Hacks Amazon Robots to Send Lumps of Coal to Prime Shoppers

BENTONVILLE, Ark – Retail Giant Walmart claimed responsibility today for hacking into Amazon’s distribution centers causing shipping robots to send lumps of coal to all customers using the Amazon Prime service instead of their intended purchase. Amazon announced the fulfillment bots developed by Kiva, a company which Amazon purchased in …

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