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US & Canada · Fayetteville

Reality TV’s Josh Duggar gets 12 years in child porn case

49% Center coverage: 118 sources
Prosecutors had asked U.S. District Judge Timothy Brooks to give the maximum term of 20 years to Duggar. The judge sentenced Duggar to 12 years and seven months in prison, one day after denying a defense motion to overturn the guilty verdict on grounds of insufficient evidence. TLC canceled Duggar's reality show in 2015 following allegations that Duggar had molested four of his sisters and a babysitter.See the Story
US & Canada · Fayetteville

Judge rejects Duggar filing for new trial

60% Center coverage: 35 sources
Prosecutors are seeking a maximum sentence for Duggar. His lawyers have asked the court in Fayetteville, Arkansas, to send him to prison for five years. TLC canceled Duggar's reality show in 2015 following allegations that he molested four of his sisters. Authorities began investigating the abuse in 2006 after receiving a tip from a family friend.See the Story
Travel · Fayetteville

Report: Arkansas travelers can expect a ‘flightmare’ of airport delays starting on May 30

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
TSA reports that air passenger traffic is expected to be more concentrated over peak periods such as the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Surge in passenger numbers following the easing of travel restrictions will have an impact on waiting times. Aim for flights that depart early in the day. Review your travel insurance policy.See the Story
Fayetteville, Arkansas · Fayetteville

Arkansas Defeats Texas, One Win Away From OKC

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Arkansas (48-9) continues to set a record for wins in a single season each time they get a victory. The Razorbacks finished with 12 hits, but left 11 on base. The two teams will play again on Friday at 5:30 p.m. and televised on ESPN2.See the Story
Fayetteville, Arkansas · Fayetteville

Fayetteville School Board approves naming new middle school after superintendent Dr. John L Colbert

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Fayetteville Board of Education voted unanimously on May 26 to name the new middle school the John L Colbert Middle School. The new school is located on Rupple Road and will open in August 2023. Dr. Colbert has served as a special education teacher, as principal at Jefferson and Holcomb Elementary Schools, and as superintendent.See the Story
Fayetteville, Arkansas · Fayetteville

Updated Regional Bike and Pedestrian Plan up for public input

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The Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission is updating its bicycle and pedestrian master plan. Rob Potts is the co-owner of Lewis and Clark Outfitters, a bike shop in Springdale. He'd like to see bike trails expand east and west in the area for people to turn to biking as their main transportation method.See the Story
Washington County, Arkansas · Washington County

New executive order targets local police agencies

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) – The Washington County Sheriff's Office said a new executive order targeting military weapons won't have a huge impact on its department.On Wednesday, president Joe Biden signed an executive order that will prohibit the transfer or purchase of some military grade weapons to local law enforcement agencies. Biden signs executive order on police reform The ban includes any .See the Story
Fayetteville, Arkansas · Fayetteville

Fall planting strawberries? When is too late, and too early, to plant in Arkansas?

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Planting strawberries in the fall to get a robust crop the following spring is typical with growers.See the Story
Fayetteville, Arkansas · Fayetteville

Panel backs test-optional UA admissions

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University of Arkansas, Fayetteville board OKs test-optional admissions policy. Students with high school grade-point average of 3.2 or higher will be considered for admission. University of Arkansas Board of Trustees is set to meet again today to consider final approval. Changing admissions to eliminate testing requirements accelerated during pandemic.See the Story

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