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News To Go: Monday, June 29th, 6pm Update

Published: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:00:33 GMT

University of Arkansas announces same-sex spousal benefits available for employees

Same-sex couples employed at the University of Arkansas can now apply for benefits including medical, dental and vision.

Published: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:31:31 GMT

Grievance hearings filed against Washington County Judge and Sheriff

The Human Resource office of Washington County released information about grievance hearings that will be held involving  county officials.

Published: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:30:29 GMT

Survey: SC lawmakers support removing Confederate flag

According to a press survey of South Carolina legislators, there's enough support to remove the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds, The Associated Press reported.

Published: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:07:44 GMT

WAC building to close in July; Box office will move to temporary location

Walton Arts Center’s main building will close July 1, and will reopen in early November.  The box office will be moved temporarily.

Published: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:12:35 GMT

Home destroyed after fire on Old Jenny Lind Loop

Firefighters responded to large house fire in Sebastian County.

Published: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:13:38 GMT

Suspect assaulted man with pistol, tied him to tree, deputies say

Carroll County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Berryville resident Jeffrey Earl Matlock on Saturday after a violent crime spree that included tying a man to a tree and stealing his vehicle.

Published: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:54:10 GMT

Walmart sorry for making ISIS cake after Confederate flag design denied

According to a story from ABC News, a Louisiana man ordered a Confederate flag cake from Walmart, but his request was denied.

Published: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:23:53 GMT

Kids playing with fireworks ignite small fire near Springdale building

Springdale Firefighters said kids playing with fireworks caused a pile of trash to to catch fire that almost spread to a livestock auction building on E Emma Avenue.

Published: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:01:36 GMT

Family escapes early morning house fire

Fire officials say a family is safe after their home caught fire overnight

Published: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:05:40 GMT