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FILE - Copies of The Salt Lake Tribune newspaper are shown on April 20, 2016, 2020, in Salt Lake City. The Salt Lake Tribune will stop printing a daily newspaper after nearly 150 years at the end of the year and move to a weekly print edition. The newspaper reported Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, the change won't result in cuts to the newsroom staff, but nearly 160 people involved with printing and delivering the daily paper will be laid off. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Salt Lake Tribune to stop printing daily after 149 years

Oct. 26, 2020 9:54 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Salt Lake Tribune announced Monday it will stop printing a daily newspaper at the end of the year after nearly 150 years and move to a weekly print edition. The change won’t result in cuts to the newsroom staff of about 65 people, though some would be...

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2020, file photo, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., right, speaks during a campaign event for Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., left, at the Recteq facility in Evans, Ga. Six years after being elected in an expensive and heated race, Republican Sen. Tom Cotton is on the ballot again and he's campaigning hard — just not in Arkansas. (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP, File)

Tom Cotton is campaigning hard, just not for reelection

Oct. 26, 2020 6:48 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Six years after being elected in an expensive and heated race, Republican Sen. Tom Cotton is on the ballot again and he's campaigning hard — just not in Arkansas. With no Democratic rival and millions in campaign funds to spend, Cotton has run ads in the battleground states...

Backup QB throws winning TD pass with 6 seconds left for EKU

Oct. 24, 2020 7:13 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Backup Dakota Allen threw a 21-yard touchdown pass to Matt Wilcox Jr. with six seconds remaining and Eastern Kentucky rallied to beat Central Arkansas 31-28 on Saturday. Breylin Smith hit Tyler Hudson with a 50-yard pass to the EKU 2 then scored himself with 1:42 remaining to give...

GOP Arkansas state senate candidate wore KKK costume as teen

Oct. 23, 2020 10:12 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Republican candidate running for Arkansas State Senate said he made “mistakes" as a teenager after repeatedly denying his dismissal from a Mississippi high school for wearing a racist Ku Klux Klan costume for Halloween. Charles Edward Beckham III initially denied reports...

Appalachian State quarterback Zac Thomas, front, scrambles for a first down ahead of Arkansas State linebacker Jeffmario Brown in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, N.C. (Walt Unks/Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

Thomas accounts for 5 TDs, App State beats Arkansas State

Oct. 22, 2020 11:16 PM EDT

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Zac Thomas tied a career high with four passing touchdowns and he added a 60-yard rushing score to lead Appalachian State past Arkansas State 45-17 on Thursday night. Appalachian State scored 24 unanswered points in the first half to take a 31-7 lead at halftime. Thomas connected with...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) catches a pass as Auburn linebacker Chandler Wooten (31) tries to tackle him during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala. DeVonta Smith could be tearing up the NFL instead of the Southeastern Conference.
The Alabama standout has 38 receptions for 483 yards and four touchdowns in four games. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

SEC standouts who returned for more finding success so far

Oct. 21, 2020 4:35 PM EDT

DeVonta Smith could be tearing up the NFL instead of the Southeastern Conference. The Alabama standout has 38 receptions for 483 yards and four touchdowns in four games, including consecutive performances in which he topped 160 yards while helping the second-ranked Crimson Tide score a combined 104 points. Even...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence passes against LSU during the first half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. Georgia Tech will play at home against the nation's top-ranked team for the first time in 40 years when No. 1 Clemson, let by the high-profile tandem of quarterback Trevor Lawrence and running back Travis Etienne, puts its perfect record on the line on Saturday, Oct. 17. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

STAT WATCH: Offense name of game with scoring on record pace

Oct. 19, 2020 2:49 AM EDT

Scoring and other offensive numbers continue to rise through seven weeks of the college football season, and the weekend showed why. Clemson scored 73 points against Georgia Tech, North Texas hung 52 on Middle Tennessee, Memphis had 50 against Central Florida, and the week began with Arkansas State outscoring...

Cent. Arkansas forces 6 turnovers, beats Missouri St. 33-24

Oct. 18, 2020 12:11 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Breylin Smith threw two touchdown passes, and the Central Arkansas defense had seven sacks and forced six turnovers in its 33-24 win over Missouri State on Saturday night. Logan Jessup, a sophomore linebacker who went into the game with one career sack, had 3 1/2 sacks on Saturday...

Arkansas defensive back Hudson Clark (17) leaps over Mississippi running back Tylan Knight (4) as he returns an interception during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

Arkansas forces seven turnovers, beats Ole Miss 33-21

Oct. 17, 2020 9:19 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Mississippi quarterback Matt Corral entered Saturday's game against Arkansas with just one interception. He left with six more. The Razorbacks scored 24 points off seven Ole Miss turnovers and won a second Southeastern Conference game for the first time since 2016, beating the...

15 combined TDs in Arkansas State's Fun Belt victory

Oct. 16, 2020 12:11 AM EDT

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Layne Hatcher threw for 332 yards and four touchdowns, starter Logan Bonner added 197 yards passing and three scores, and Arkansas State beat Georgia State 59-52 on Thursday night in a game featuring 15 combined touchdowns. Arkansas State set a single-game program record with eight...