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Register for the Little Rock Marathon Today

Registration for the Little Rock Marathon opened Tuesday. The Little Rock Marathon will be held Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 7 a.m. Registration for the race, and the rest of the races during the weekend-long event, will be available until February of 2018 or until the event is sold out. Race officials...

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Arkansas Urology Acquires Conway Clinic

The largest urology practice in the state has acquired Conway Urology, according to a news release. Arkansas Urology, which has offices in Little Rock, North Little Rock, Benton, Clinton, El Dorado, Heber Springs and Russellville, announced the merger in a news release Thursday. As a result of the...

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Symphony of Northwest Arkansas Season Begins This Fall

The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas will present its 2017-18 season at the Walton Arts Center’s Baum Walker Hall beginning in October, according to a news release. Tickets for the shows at 495 W. Dickson Street in Fayetteville are on sale now. The first concert of the season, directed by Music...

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Meet the 2017 Class of Intriguing Men

Our sister publication AY Magazine released its 2017 list of Intriguing Men in its August issue. The list includes businessmen, communicators, politicians and more. Each man is a leader in his industry, and their areas of expertise range from the medical field, to food, to furniture and...

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UA Little Rock Students To Mentor Youth Offenders

As part of a new mentoring program, University of Arkansas Little Rock students will begin mentoring juvenile offenders during and after their confinement, according to a news release. College students will meet with the minors two hours every week while they’re housed in juvenile justice...

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Riverfest Suspended After 40 Years

Little Rock’s annual music festival, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in June, has been suspended, our sister publication AY Magazine reports. “We can no longer deliver the experience that Riverfest fans have come to expect,” DeAnna Korte, Riverfest’s executive director, said in a news...

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Clinton Center to Host World Woman Summit

The inaugural World Woman Summit will be held in September at the Clinton Presidential Center, according to a news release cited by our sister publication, AY Magazine. The summit will mark the launch of the World Woman Foundation Global Mentorship program, which aims to help single mothers in...

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Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa Sold to Little Rock Group

The Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa, the largest hotel in the state, has been sold to a Little Rock group, according to a news release. Sky Capital Group LP of Little Rock bought The Arlington, located at 239 Central Avenue in Hot Springs National Park, from Southwest Hotels Inc., according to a...

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Arkansas Senator Plans to Rebuild 10 Commandments Monument

State Sen. Jason Rapert said in a Facebook post that he plans to rebuild the 10 Commandments monument that was destroyed last week. Arkansas Online reported that the statue was destroyed less than 24 hours after it was fully constructed. The monument was erected Tuesday morning, according to a news...

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U.S. Supreme Court Reverses, Remands Arkansas Case

The Supreme Court of the United States reversed the Arkansas Supreme Court’s decision on Pavan v. Smith and sent the case back to the lower court in a decision Monday. Justices Neil Gorsuch, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito dissented. Pavan v. Smith deals with the right of same-sex parents to be...