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Arkansas' defense plays big in win against University of Alabama-Birmingham The Arkansas Razorbacks returned to the win column in a big way. Jonathan Williams rushed for 154 yards and scored two touchdowns to lead the Hogs (4-4, 0-4) to a 45-17 victory over the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers (4-4, 2-2) Saturday in Fayetteville. The win snaps a three-game losing streak for Arkansas. "I thought the first-half offense defense, special teams clicked," said Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema. ...

Winter hours begin at Wilson's Creek The calendar won’t show for it for a couple of months, but winter begins at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield on Sunday. Winter hours of operation for the Battlefield begin Sunday. Tour Road hours will change to 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. effective Sunday, October 26, 2014. Visitor Center hours will remain at 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. An entry permit of $5.00 per adult or $10.00 per ...

Communities make pitch for new Arkansas prison Several Arkansas cities and counties have submitted proposals to host a proposed $100 million prison that would house maximum-security inmates in the state. Friday is the deadline for communities to submit paperwork if they want to be home to the new prison, which officials say is needed to accommodate the fast-growing inmate population. The Legislature must approve funding when it meets next year for the project ...

Slideshow: UAB vs. Arkansas; Homecoming in Fayetteville The Arkansas Razorbacks battled the University of Birmingham Blazers for Homecoming Saturday in Fayetteville. ...

Congresswoman wants more Ebola-related restrictions A Missouri Congresswoman wants the White House to make it even tougher to the U.S. from areas of Africa affected by Ebola. 4th District U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler is calling on the White House to do more. This week, the Department of Homeland Security announced a set of travel restrictions on travelers coming from Ebola-stricken countries, with the requirement that all U.S.-bound travelers from those countries ...

Arkansas Senate hopefuls make nice in final ads  Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor and Republican Rep. Tom Cotton are trying to put a happy face on one of the most bitterly fought Senate races in the country, unveiling a new batch of positive TV ads as they head into the final days of the campaign. Pryor's campaign on Friday announced four new television ads it would begin airing in the state, while Cotton's announced ...



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Three teens fight for life after US school shooting
Students from Marysville-Pilchuck High School hold candles during a vigil at the Grove Church on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, WashingtonTwo girls, 14, and a boy, 15, were in critical condition in the hospital after Friday's bloodshed in the northwestern state of Washington that also left one student and the young shooter dead in yet another US school attack. Both male students were reportedly cousins of Jaylen Fryberg, a popular first-year student at the Marysville-Pilchuck High School who opened fire in the school cafeteria. Joanne Roberts, a doctor at Providence Regional Medical Center in the city of Everett, 30 miles (50 kilometers) north of Seattle, said the girls had undergone surgery for head wounds. Snohomish County Sheriff's Office said detectives "were able to confirm that a cafeteria worker attempted to stop the shooter," while local media said the employee was a teacher.

Few details offered on quarantines over Ebola
FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo Bellevue Hospital nurse Belkys Fortune, left, and Teressa Celia, Associate Director of Infection Prevention and Control, wear protective suits in an isolation room in the Emergency section of the hospital during a demonstration of procedures for possible Ebola patients in New York. New York health officials are known for holdings drills on handling emergencies, and Ebola is no exception. Bellevue, the country's oldest public hospital, had been preparing for an Ebola patient in earnest since August. Ebola came to New York via Dr. Craig Spencer, who had been treating patients in Guinea. Spencer alerted his aid agency that he had developed a fever, and was transported to Bellevue by specially trained emergency workers cloaked in protective gear. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is the first test case of quarantine policies now in effect in three states over heightened fears the deadly virus could be spread by health care workers returning to the United States.

AP source: Addae didn't show symptoms until Friday
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chargers safety Jahleel Addae didn't show symptoms of a concussion until Friday afternoon, a day after having two scary reactions following hits in a loss at Denver, a person with knowledge of the situation said.

Quarantined for helping Ebola patients, US nurse slams rules
Hand prints and signatures of survivors of the Ebola virus are seen on a board at the NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in the Liberian capital Monrovia, on October 18, 2014An American nurse on Saturday published a scathing account of her treatment after being put in isolation in the United States following a stint caring for Ebola patients in Sierra Leone. Kaci Hickox was the first person to enter mandatory 21-day quarantine for medics returning to parts of the United States who may have had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa. The new rules took effect in New York and New Jersey on Friday, the same day Hickox returned. She landed in New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport after working with Doctors Without Borders in Sierra Leone, hit hard by the hemorrhagic fever.

Tuktamysheva tops Skate America women's short
Gracie Gold, of the United States, competes in the ladies short program at the Skate America figure skating event Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Hoffman Estates, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — It has been quite a year for Gracie Gold.