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December 18th

Committee rejects A-State medical college application

December 18, 2014

JONESBORO — A New York college's application to open an osteopathic medical school on the Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro has been denied.

But Barbara Ross-Lee of the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine said it will submit another application for accreditation to the American Osteopathic Association in April.

Bryant 4-year-old dies at Children's Hospital

December 18, 2014

Bryant police officers are investigating the death of a 4-year-old child. Brayden Bohac was pronounced dead at Arkansas Children’s Hospital after being transported to the hospital via helicopter Tuesday afternoon.

For the entire story, see Friday’s edition of The Saline Courier.

December 17th

Arkansas St. names Shane Broadway vice president

December 17, 2014

LITTLE ROCK — The director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education was named Wednesday as vice president for governmental relations for the Arkansas State University System.

ASU System President Charles Welch said Shane Broadway, a former member of both the Arkansas House and Senate, will succeed Robert Evans, who is retiring.

Top theater chains, including Cinemark and Regal, cancel 'The Interview' showings

December 17, 2014

NEW YORK — The top theater chains in North America have dropped "The Interview" after hackers threatened terrorist attacks at theaters showing the comedy, effectively squashing the Christmas Day release of the film.

Regal Cinemas, AMC and Cinemark have each pulled the movie. In a statement, Regal said it was delaying any showings of "The Interview" because of "the ambiguous nature of any real or perceived security threats."

Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace on Tuesday threatened moviegoers with violence reminiscent of the terrorist attacks of September 11th.

The Bryant Lady Hornets went 2-1 over the weekend at the Beebe/Cabot Tournament. Falling 4-3 to...
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