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The Bentonville Film Festival red carpet

Actress Geena Davis speaks to members of the media during a red-carpet event to open the Bentonville Film Festival Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. That was a first red carpet duty for me, though I could tell there were several there who had done that many times […]

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Greenway opens before large crowd

Residents gather to watch the ribbon cutting during a dedication ceremony for the Northwest Arkansas Razorback Greenway’s opening Saturday, May 2, 2015, on Emma Avenue in Springdale. Even knowing the degree to which residents in Northwest Arkansas are passionate about trails, I never thought that so many would show up to see the grand opening […]

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Hogs rally to top Dogs in thriller

Clark Eagan (9) of Arkansas celebrates with teammates after scoring the go-ahead run against Mississippi State during the eighth inning Friday, April 24, 2015, at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. It’s fun when I realize that I’m covering an instant classic. I joked that had I paid admission, I’d be happy to do so again on […]

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Bulldog Relays

McKenzie Penne (right) of Fayetteville competes in the 100-meter hurdles during the Bulldog Relays Thursday, April 16, 2015, at the Fayetteville track at Ramay Junior High School in Fayetteville. Normally, this meet is held in either a light rain or a shocking cold — or both. When I see the assignment for this come through […]

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Bob Woodward speaks at J-Days at the UA

Renown journalist and author Bob Woodward speaks Thursday, April 9, 2015, at the Hillside Auditorium on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville as a part of the Journalism Days celebration at the university. As a person who grew up in the 1970s, I was very aware of the impact that the Watergate scandal had. […]

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Arkansas “steals” one from Ole Miss, takes series

Bobby Wernes of Arkansas celebrates scoring from third while the Mississippi battery were not paying attention during the fifth inning Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. Depending upon how one scores the play, Wernes either stole home or scored on an RBI single while the defense was not paying attention to him. […]

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Arkansas handcuffed by LSU freshman

LSU starter Alex Lange celebrates the final out of the fourth inning against Arkansas Friday, March 20, 2015, at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. LSU’s freshman was sensational pitching seven innings and giving up one earned run in his first SEC road game. He was recruited heavily by Arkansas but chose to attend LSU after playing summer baseball […]

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Arkansas snaps skid, Taccolini shuts down No. 1 LSU

Starter Dominic Taccolini of Arkansas delivers a pitch against LSU during the sixth inning Thursday, March 19, 2015, at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. No one who has been around Arkansas baseball for the last quarter century is accustomed to seeing Arkansas’ baseball team struggle, but struggle they have. Seeing them come out and play hard […]

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Arkansas earns first women’s title in school history

Arkansas athletes celebrate Saturday, March 14, 2015, after the Arkansas women’s team won the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championship at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville. Included are galleries from Friday and Saturday during the meet and a pep rally Tuesday on campus. It was amazing to see first-hand the first national championship […]

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Heritage snaps skid, nears playoff berth

Rogers Heritage players celebrate their 38-37 win over Fort Smith Southside Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Rogers. The win snaps an eight-game losing streak and opens the door to the Lady War Eagles becoming eligible for the post-season. This was such an fun game to shoot and watch. Seldom does a regular-season game mean as much […]

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