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Man killed in single-vehicle crash

WHITE COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A 63-year-old Searcy man died when he lost control of his vehicle and overturned, landing in a ditch. Arkansas State Police reported the crash at 9:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, on State Highway 36 in White County. James L. Gaines was eastbound in a 2004...
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Arkansas man convicted of cyber crimes against children

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A Jacksonville man has been convicted for crimes related to distributing or viewing child pornography. Preet Johnson, 20, pleaded guilty to five counts of distributing, possessing, or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child. Johnson was sentenced to 10 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction on each count. Each count will run consecutive to the other for a total of 50 years. The announcement came from Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge.
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Jacksonville man convicted for cyber crimes against children

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. — A Jacksonville man has been convicted of crimes related to distributing or viewing child pornography. According to Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, 20-year-old Preet Johnson pleaded guilty to five counts of distributing, possessing, or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child. He was sentenced to...
JACKSONVILLE, AR
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Sam Pittman named AFCA Region 2 Coach of the Year

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — Arkansas coach Sam Pittman was named the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Region 2 Coach of the Year, the university announced Monday. This award for Pittman makes him a finalist for the National Coach of the Year award. In his second year as head coach,...
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James Jointer is Combination Running Back, Recruiter

FAYETTEVILLE — Little Rock Parkview three-star running back James Jointer, 6-0, 211, also played the role of a recruiter while on his official visit to Arkansas this weekend. Jointer had a message for Razorback fans. “It’ll definitely be an early Christmas for Hog nation,” Jointer said. “I ain’t gonna say...
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Hog Hoops Returns to North Little Rock on December 18

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas Men’s and Women’s Hoops are headed back to North Little Rock, as the teams will take part in a doubleheader in Simmons Bank Arena on Saturday, December 18. The men will take on Hofstra, which will tip a 7 p.m. CT, while the women will play in-state opponent Central Arkansas at 1 p.m. CT.
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Rutledge Announces Conviction of Jacksonville Man For Cyber Crimes Against Children

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the conviction of a Jacksonville man for crimes related to distributing or viewing child pornography. Preet Johnson, 20, pleaded guilty to five counts of distributing, possessing, or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child. Johnson was sentenced to 10 years in the Arkansas Department of Corrections on each count. Each count will run consecutive to the other for a total of 50 years.
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Hogs drop to 12th in AP poll, despite staying unbeaten last week

Despite being one of just 12 undefeated teams in the country, Arkansas won two games and still dropped in the Associated Press poll. The Razorbacks, off to an 8-0 start for the third time under Eric Musselman, beat in-state teams Central Arkansas and Arkansas-Little Rock last week, but it obviously had no impact on voters.
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Holidays: Think outside the gift box

LITTLE ROCK — With end-of-the-year shopping in full force, personal finance experts are warning against overspending and starting the new year in debt. Many retailers have extended offers well beyond Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. Analysts with the National Retail Federation are expecting shoppers to spend an average of $993.73 on gifts, holiday items and non-gift purchases for themselves and their families this year. That’s only slightly below the pre-pandemic high of $1,047.83 in 2019.
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Restaurants Turn to Tech in Ongoing Labor Shortage

Restaurants have been plagued with difficulties since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, and just when things seem to be getting better, new problems arise. As many restaurants have reopened or moved back to serving more dine-in customers, ongoing labor problems cause concern, both in the restaurant and its supply chain.
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Flu Update: Low numbers now, spike in cases likely

LITTLE ROCK, Ark — Dr. Robert Hopkins with UAMS says the numbers are light at this point. There hasn't been a whole lot of influenza detected in Arkansas yet. There's been about 350 positive cases since the end of September. "Generally, we expect to see flu in Arkansas sometime around...
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