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Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor Stick to Familiar Themes in Debate

Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor Stick to Familiar Themes in Debate
Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark. (left), and Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.

The candidates in Arkansas' heated Senate race have stuck to familiar themes in their first debate, with Sen. Mark Pryor accusing Republican Rep. Tom Cotton of being beholden to billionaire donors and Cotton casting Pryor as the president's closest ally in Arkansas.
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Crystal Bridges' State of the Art Exhibition Means Business for Arkansas Artists

The State of the Art exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, which has gained national attention, has been transformative for Little Rock artist Delita Martin, who has three pieces in the exhibit.
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Arkansas Cartoonist Jon Kennedy Dies at 96

Jon B. Kennedy of North Little Rock, a former editorial cartoonist at the Arkansas Democrat and Arkansas Business, died Friday. He was 96.
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