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Florida boots Arkansas from SEC Tournament 7-5

May. 27, 2022 15:26 PM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Jac Caglione had a two-run single and a solo homer, No. 9 hitter Colby Halter had an RBI single and a solo shot and No. 7 seed Florida held off No. 3 seed Arkansas 7-5 in an elimination game at the SEC Tournament on Friday. Florida (37-21) will play an...

States divided along partisan lines in response to shootings

May. 26, 2022 16:58 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee was quick to react to this week’s carnage at a Texas elementary school, sending a tweet listing the gun control measures the Democratic-controlled state has taken. He finished with: “Your turn Congress.” But gun control...

Alabama upends Arkansas in SEC second round

May. 25, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Dylan Ray struck out the only batter he faced to close out 11th-seeded Alabama's 4-3 win over third-seeded Arkansas on Wednesday in the second round of the SEC Tournament. Ray came on for Antoine Jean after Jalen Battles singled with two outs in the ninth, just...

Reality TV’s Josh Duggar gets 12 years in child porn case

May. 25, 2022 17:50 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former reality TV star Josh Duggar was sentenced Wednesday to about 12 1/2 years in prison after he was convicted of receiving child pornography. Duggar was also convicted of possessing child pornography in December, but U.S. District Judge Timothy Brooks...

Judge sentences former reality TV star Josh Duggar to more than 12 years in prison for child pornography conviction

May. 25, 2022 15:49 PM EDT
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Judge sentences former reality TV star Josh Duggar to more than 12 years in prison for child pornography conviction.

Sen. John Boozman clinches Republican nomination in Arkansas

May. 25, 2022 02:18 AM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Sen. John Boozman won the Republican primary in Arkansas on Tuesday, fending off challengers on the right after relying heavily on his endorsement from Donald Trump, conservative groups and the state’s top GOP figures. Boozman's race was a test of the...

Natalie James wins Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Arkansas primary election.

May. 25, 2022 02:11 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Natalie James wins Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Arkansas primary election.

Midterm updates | Nguyen in runoff in Democratic SoS primary

May. 25, 2022 02:01 AM EDT

ATLANTA — State Rep. Bee Nguyen is advancing to a runoff in the Democratic primary for Georgia secretary of state. It was too early to tell which of the other four Democratic candidates she will face in the June 21 contest. They are Floyd Griffin, a state senator and former mayor...

Trump press secretary Sanders wins GOP Arkansas governor nod

May. 25, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Sarah Sanders won the Republican nomination for governor in Arkansas on Tuesday, putting her on a clear path to lead a solidly red state where Donald Trump’s popularity has overshadowed questions about his administration’s credibility that she faced during her time as...

Rick Crawford wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Arkansas' 1st Congressional District.

May. 24, 2022 22:12 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Crawford wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Arkansas' 1st Congressional District.