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Arkansas Gov. Sanders slams Biden for 'woke fantasies'

Feb. 08, 2023 00:41 AM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders painted a dystopian portrait of the country in her rebuttal to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, leaning heavily into Republican culture war issues and accusing Biden of pursuing “woke fantasies.” ...

Arkansas pulls away from Kentucky in 2nd half, wins 88-73

Feb. 07, 2023 23:49 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Ricky Council IV scored 20 points, Anthony Black had 19 and Arkansas used a blazing second half to pull away and beat Kentucky 88-73 on Tuesday night, giving coach Eric Musselman his 200th collegiate victory. Black added five assists and five steals. Makhel...

State of the Union live updates: Latest on Biden's speech

Feb. 07, 2023 23:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Follow along for real-time updates on President Joe Biden's 2023 State of the Union address from The Associated Press. Live updates are brought to you by AP journalists at the White House, on Capitol Hill and beyond. ___ SAVORING THE MOMENT ...

What to Watch: New political vibes this State of the Union

Feb. 07, 2023 14:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Look for new faces and fresh political dynamics as President Joe Biden delivers this year's State of the Union address, coupled with attention to some old problems brought back into painful focus by recent events. The president on Tuesday night will stand before a...

Jackson State outlasts Arkansas-Pine Bluff 88-84 in 2 OT

Feb. 07, 2023 00:36 AM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Romelle Mansel scored 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to help Jackson State hold off Arkansas-Pine Bluff 88-84 in double overtime on Monday night. Jamarcus Jones scored 17 points off the bench for the Tigers (7-17, 6-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Ken...

Anderson scores 19, Alabama State defeats Southern 73-66

Feb. 07, 2023 00:09 AM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alex Anderson had 19 points and Alabama State turned back Southern 73-66 on Monday night. Anderson was 5-of-13 shooting and 9 of 13 at the free-throw line for the Hornets (7-17, 5-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Eric Coleman Jr. added 13 points and six...

Arkansas House passes bill restricting 'adult' performances

Feb. 06, 2023 17:52 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas House voted Monday to restrict “adult-oriented" performances, revamping a measure that previously targeted drag shows following discrimination complaints from the LGBTQ community. The bill approved by the majority-Republican House on a 78-15...

One killed and four injured at rap concert in Arkansas

Feb. 05, 2023 18:38 PM EST

NEWPORT, Ark. (AP) — One person is dead and four others injured following a shooting at a rap concert in Newport, Arkansas, early Sunday, police told KAIT-TV in Jonesboro. A 19-year-old woman was killed and four people were injured in the attack, which occurred during a Fredo Bang...

Kendall leads Alcorn State past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 70-67

Feb. 04, 2023 20:13 PM EST

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Jeremiah Kendall scored 18 points to help Alcorn State fend off Arkansas-Pine Bluff 70-67 on Saturday. Kendall also had seven rebounds for the Braves (11-11, 8-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Trevin Wade shot 6 of 7 from the field and 3 for 5 from the line...

Fields' 19 help Arkansas State defeat Coastal Carolina 73-57

Feb. 04, 2023 18:02 PM EST

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Caleb Fields' 19 points helped Arkansas State defeat Coastal Carolina 73-57 on Saturday. Fields shot 6 for 10 (0 for 3 from 3-point range) and 7 of 8 from the free throw line for the Red Wolves (10-15, 2-10 Sun Belt Conference). Terrance Ford Jr. scored 16...