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Mar 03
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SEC women’s basketball again premier league

Texas A&M University head women’s basketball coach Gary Blair remembers the glory days: Pat Summitt’s University of Tennessee teams held the banner, and a handful of other programs...
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Mar 03
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Eating up North Little Rock

Your SEC tournament dining guide

Welcome, SEC visitors, to your metro dining experience. With so many games tipping off this week at Verizon Arena during the SEC 2015 Women’s Basketball Tournament, North Little Ro...
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Mar 03
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Beer buzz

Sync’s Craft Beer Tournament 2015

So much can happen in a year, especially when craft beer is involved. Since we launched our craft beer tournament last year, the Arkansas brewing scene has seen fast growth, adding...
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Mar 03
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Mary Poppins landing onstage at The Rep

The theatrical adaptation surrounding magical English nanny Mary Poppins is flying into the Arkansas Repertory Theatre, and it’s bringing well-loved songs, familiar characters and ...
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Mar 03
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Homecoming

CAC grad, Ole Miss women’s basketball guard Gracie Frizzell hoping to make noise in SEC tournament

Gracie Frizzell hopes her trip home to central Arkansas includes her fill of three-pointers, Greek food and family. Frizzell, a junior reserve guard for the University of Mississi...
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Mar 03
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Three Fold expands menu, hours of operation

Restaurant and retail news

Expect a crowd at Southern Gourmasian this week, as one of Little Rock’s most beloved food trucks finally makes the full transition to brick and mortar. The Asian-fusion spot held ...
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Mar 03
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Weather service: LR nets 5-year snowfall record

On Groundhog Day last month, Feb. 2, Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter. That has certainly been evident in central Arkansas over the past few weeks and has even...
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Mar 03
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State to offer disability-awareness training to first responders

Later this year, Arkansas will become the second state in the country to offer disability-awareness training to first responders, thanks to a grant from the Arkansas Governor’s Dev...
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Mar 03
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Executions should go in name of progress

The Arkansister: A column by Jessica DeLoach Sabin

Something extraordinary and unexpected happened in the Senate Judiciary Committee recently. The panel promoted legislation to end the death penalty in Arkansas once and for all.
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Mar 03
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No death penalty leaves public vulnerable

Right on: A column by Bill Vickery

One of the most important functions of state government is to protect the people it serves. It’s not really an easy or even sometimes popular function, but it is one of the most ba...
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Mar 03
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Ex-UA coach Blair advises on tournament marketing

Going Deep: A sports column by Nate Olson

Gary Blair has a degree in health and physical education, not marketing. But after 26 years as a women’s college basketball coach, he says he figured out that being a promoter of y...
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Mar 03
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Kelly Clarkson to play NLR in September

Pop singer and original American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson is scheduled to perform in North Little Rock in September, Verizon Arena said Tuesday.
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Mar 02
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The Rep announces 2015-16 season

Productions in theater's 40th year include Macbeth, Disney's The Little Mermaid, premiere of Windfall

Arkansas Repertory Theater announced the lineup for its 2015-16 season this evening at a reception for Rep members, media and special guests. Producing artistic director Robert Hup...
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Feb 26
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12 things we're looking forward to in March

The Little Rock Marathon, SEC Women's Basketball Tournament, opening of Mary Poppins at Arkansas Repertory Theatre and more have us excited for what's to come in March.
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Feb 24
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Take Note: Live music in the metro this week

Zoogma sounds like what would happen if you gave a robot an electric guitar and taught him how to play ’80s ballad rock. The group has been said to blend “the sonic diversity and p...
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Feb 24
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Quick Picks: Theater openings, science and music

Top events in the central Arkansas metro

February is the month of love, and the Museum of Discovery celebrates by taking a look at the heart at its Science After Dark happy hour. But it’s not all love and warm fuzzies — e...
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Feb 24
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Swagger and substance

Miranda Lambert’s star hung on nuance

There has been no bigger break-out darling in the country music world over the past 10 years than Miranda Lambert, who brings her Certified Platinum Tour, in support of her latest ...
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Feb 24
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Moore enjoying tour with buddy Lambert

When Justin Moore hopped on Brad Paisley’s American Saturday Night Tour in 2010, he had never met Miranda Lambert. However, it didn’t take the two young rising country stars long t...
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Feb 24
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For Beverly

Son, friends of slain real estate agent running Little Rock Marathon 5K in tribute

Sonja Glaze and Beverly Carter shared a close friendship and many steps together. As a workout buddy, Glaze witnessed Carter’s weight-loss transformation after gastric bypass surge...
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Feb 24
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13th Annual Little Rock Marathon holds various races, expo

Ready to run? The 13th Annual Little Rock Marathon, which is presented by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, begins Saturday with a series of events and lasts throughout the weekend in...
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