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Arkansas woman who used county cash for dog tuxedo sentenced.

A former Arkansas County employee who fraudulently spent more than $366,000 using a county credit card to buy personal items, including a tuxedo for her dog, has been sentenced to 20 years of probation.

- FOX News - US

Johnny Cash's childhood home in Arkansas may be heritage listed.

The boyhood home of country music icon Johnny Cash in a tiny Arkansas town is considered for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.

- ABC News - AU

Arkansas Universities Want to Be Able to Fire Professors Who Aren't Collegial.

General counsel for the university system tries to slip in long-condemned policy.

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Collegial or Fired: New at Reason.

General counsel is asking the University of Arkansas System to consider adding collegiality to the list of things for which to fire a tenured professor, a very, very bad idea, Lindsay Marchello writes. The vagueness in U of A's and ONU's policies is the crux of the danger to academic freedom, leaving plenty of room for ...

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What Happens When You Drop a Turkey from a Plane?.

Domestic turkeys can't fly — but that hasn't stopped people in a small town in Arkansas from dropping the birds from small planes at an annual festival event that has drawn opposition from animal-rights activists.

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Jesse Watters: Hillary Clinton Reminds Me 'Of a Corrupt Dictator'.

It's the start of a new week, and The Five got right to it today by tearing into Hillary Clinton for her recent remarks at a public forum in Arkansas.

- Mediaite - US

3 dead after medical helicopter crash in eastern Arkansas.

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3 dead after medical helicopter crash in eastern Arkansas.

DEWITT, Ark. — Officials say a medical helicopter has crashed in rural Arkansas, killing all three people on board.

- Billings Gazette - US

Three killed in Arkansas medical helicopter crash.

Three people died in the crash of a medical helicopter in Arkansas County, Ark., the county sheriff confirmed.

- UPI - US

At least 3 dead after air ambulance crashes in Arkansas.

The crash happened in the Lodge Corner, Arkansas.

- ABC News - US

3 dead after medical helicopter crash in eastern Arkansas.

DEWITT, Ark. — Officials say a medical helicopter has crashed in eastern Arkansas, killing all three people on board.

- Billings Gazette - US

Sen. Tom Cotton: 'Every income group will receive a tax cut under Senate bill'

Senator Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, joins "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson to discuss the Senate's tax reform bill and recent allegations of sexual harassment.


The FAA Can't Stop People From Throwing Live Turkeys Out Of Planes

The Federal Aviation Administration has found no violations with an infamous Arkansas event that involves dropping live turkeys from a plane ― but that may be because no one ever thought they'd need a rule about that.

- Yahoo! News - US

Clinton says Trump is Putin's 'puppet' and 'obsessed' with her

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leveled a fresh round of criticism at her erstwhile campaign rival, President Trump, in two sets of comments this weekend. In an interview published Friday, Clinton said she stands by her past comment that Trump is Russian President Vladimir Putin's "puppet," calling the president ...

- The Week - US

Clintons Return To Arkansas

Bill and Hillary Clinton are back in Arkansas this weekend reflecting on the 1992 presidential campaign, but their appearance comes at a time of controversy over inappropriate sexual conduct.

- NPR - US

'True Detective': Carmen Ejogo To Star In Season 3 Of HBO Anthology Series

Carmen Ejogo is set to star opposite Mahershala Ali in the third season of Nic Pizzolatto's HBO crime anthology series True Detective. The new installment of True Detective tells the story of a macabre crime in the heart of the Ozarks and a mystery that deepens over decades and plays out in three separate time periods. ...

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Missouri limits use of weed killer linked to crop damage

- Missouri will limit the use of a weed killer made by BASF SE after farmers complained the chemical drifted and harmed their crops, following a move by Arkansas to prohibit sprayings next year of the herbicide and rival products.

- Reuters - US

Arkansas high schools to teach financial literacy

- Education Week - US

Arkansas enters education contract after state-paid trips

- Education Week - US

An Arkansas Town Agrees to Criminal Justice Reform to Ensure That the Poor Are Not Jailed

The city of Sherwood agrees to stop jailing people for debts they are too poor to pay. For years, the city of Sherwood, Arkansas, home to about 30,000 people, had a practice of jailing people who could not afford to pay court costs incurred from bounced checks. Thousands of Arkansans were locked up—sometimes after ...


From Brussels to Arkansas, a Tough Week for Monsanto

French and Italian opposition torpedoed an E.U. vote to reauthorize the world’s most popular herbicide, while Little Rock moved to restrict an alternative.

- International NY Times - US