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  • appleseeds Apple Seeds, Inc Teaching Kids Healthy Choices - A non-profit organization is  raising funds to build a learning farm for young students in Fayetteville.  Through their Plant to Plate Program, Apple Seeds is partnering with schools and community organizations that help serve students and their families.  This program includes gardening clubs, farm field […]
  • chelseaclinton Chelsea Clinton Announces Pregnancy - Chelsea Clinton announced today that she is going to be a mom. Clinton broke the news of her pregnancy at a Women’s event in New York with Hillary Clinton, her mom. Chelsea says, “I just hope that I will be as good a mom to my […]
  • cicelyshannon U of A Junior Cicely Shannon Named Truman Scholar - U of A junior Cicely Shannon has been selected as a 2014 Harry S. Truman Scholar. Shannon is a member of the U of A Honors College. She is one of 59 students from 52 U.S. colleges to be awarded the prestigious scholarship. She will receive […]
  • dougmcmillon McMillon Donates $1 Million to Business School - U of A alum and Chief executive officer of Wal-Mart, Doug McMillon and his wife are donating $1 million to the Walton College of Business. This money will be used to establish the McMillon Family Endowed Excellence Fund which will be used to fund a proposed School […]
  • blake pic Watch Out…Here Comes Blake Baxendale - Watch Out…Here Comes Blake Baxendale by UATVSports’ Tyler Woessner The Diamond Hogs are coming off a tough stretch against No. 6 South Carolina and No. 7 LSU.  One guy though who’s played well lately despite the stiff competition has a familiar name, but not much […]
  • springfest Springfest 2014 Keeping Fayetteville Funky - Fayetteville will be getting a little funkier this weekend.  Springfest began in 1983 by Dickson Street vendors as a way to celebrate the history and culture of Fayetteville.  The festival features a pancake breakfast, live music, and the annual bed races where teams make their […]
  • foodtruck Lottery Drawing will Determine Food Trucks in Fayetteville - Owners of Food trucks who want to operate in public places around Fayetteville will have to submit their names by the end of April for a lottery drawing. New laws put in place in March will allow vendors the opportunity to use public parking spaces […]
  • jarrettlake Former Hog Pleads Not Guilty to Animal Cruelty Charges - Former Razorback, Jarrett Lake plead not guilty today to felony animal cruelty charges. Fayetteville Animal Control responded last December to a call over animal abandonment in Lake’s rented home. When they arrived, they found a dead pit bull in the garage and another malnourished pit bull […]
  • taxesdue Taxes Due by Midnight 4/15 - Today is the last day to file your taxes. But if you know you’re going to get a refund then you still have a little while. Late penalties only affect those who will not be getting a refund. If you are not sure if you […]
  • utahwoman Utah Woman Admits to Killing 6 Babies - A Utah woman is facing six counts of murder after human remains were found in her garage. 39 year old Megan Huntsman admitted that she either strangled or suffocated at least six babies immediately after she gave birth to them over a period of 10 […]
  • bostonmarathon Boston Marathon Updates - Two suspicious bags were left near the finish line of the Boston Marathon earlier this evening. A suspect is in custody and the bomb squad has detonated the backpacks. The marathon will take place April 19th. This year there is higher security due to the bombings […]
  • mobilealerts Fayetteville to Unveil New Emergency Alert System - The City of Fayetteville is launching a new alert system at a press conference this Friday at 11:00 a.m. at City Hall. Mayor Lioneld Jordan will give details about the new Fayetteville alert system and how to sign up. It’s a free emergency alert service for Fayetteville residents, […]
  • robdelaney University Programs to Host Comedian Rob Delaney - University Programs will host author and comedian Rob Delaney at 8 p.m. this Thursday in the Verizon Ballroom at the Union. Rob Delaney was named funniest person on Twitter by Comedy Central in 2012 and currently has more than a million followers. He published his first book, Rob Delaney: […]
  • taxesdue Taxes Due Tomorrow - Everyone’s least favorite day of the year is fast approaching — taxes are due TOMORROW.  But procrastinators, rejoice! If you don’t have time to file and the government owes you a refund, you won’t be penalized for filing late. And while it is safest to file by […]
  • overlandparkshooting 3 Dead After Shooting at Kansas Jewish Centers - Three people are dead after a shooting at two Jewish community centers in Overland Park, Kansas on Sunday. Police have arrested 73-year-old Frazier Glenn Cross for the attack. He is known for being an anti-Semetic and is a former member of the KKK. The shootings began […]
  • SPJ UATV Wins Regional Awards - Here at UATV, we strive for excellence in bringing you news from campus and the Northwest Arkansas area. We are proud to announce that several of our stories and shows are up for the Society of Professional Journalists region 12 awards.The winners will be announced this weekend so […]
  • textinganddriving Campaign Cracking Down on Texting and Driving - Fayetteville Police are cracking down on texting and driving as part of the national U Drive. U Text. U Pay. Campaign police are using a combination of traditional and innovative strategies to crack down on distracted drivers.  States who applied were awarded $8 million in grants from the US […]
  • handcuffsandcopcar Possible Charges Linked with Threats - With the increase of threats in Northwest Arkansas schools, UATV looked into the possible charges behind bomb threats. In the state of Arkansas, if a student is caught making a threat, they could be arrested on suspicion of terroristic threatening, which is a Class D felony, and could be […]
  • alexhribal Authorities Searching for Answers in PA School Stabbing - Authorities are now trying to figure out why a 16-year-old went on a stabbing spree in a Pennsylvania high school yesterday. The FBI says they have searched the suspect’s home and have taken his and his parents’ computers and a cell phone as they look for a motive. 16 year […]
  • ADG SPT UA BBC BAMA 3-23 Trey Killian Can’t Do It All By Himself - -by UATV Sports’ Tyler Woessner The Arkansas Razorback pitching staff has been performing well lately, but one pitcher isn’t getting much help from his offense.  That pitcher is sophomore Trey Killian, and he’s had an eventful 2014 season so far for the Diamond Hogs. He […]
  • sarahwilson Former Benton County Comptroller Being Investigated - Benton County police are investigating a former county comptroller after she was fired yesterday. Officials are questioning Sarah Wilson’s possible involvement in the investigation of former Head of Benton County’s Road Department, Scott Stober, who was arrested for misuse of funds last year. The investigation was reopened after […]
  • alexhribal Pennsylvania Teen Arrested for Stabbing 20 - A Pennsylvania teen is in custody tonight after going on a stabbing spree in his high school. 16-year-old Alex Hribal allegedly stabbed 20 students and a security officer with two kitchen knives before being tackled by an assistant principal. Hribal was arraigned as an adult […]
  • fulbright Birthday Celebration Being Held for Senator Fulbright - A famous name on campus is being celebrated. Tomorrow marks the 109th birthday of Senator J. William Fulbright and the university is commemorating by having a birthday party. The event will be at 2:30 in the Connections Lounge in the Union. Tom Healy will be the […]
  • drug bust North Little Rock Police Arrest 23 - Undercover police officers buying cocaine, hours of survelliance being recorded, and wire tapping. It may sound like the plot to an action movie but North Little Rock police did it all to clean up the streets. Operation Chopping Cherry Tree started in 2012 and has […]
  • handcuffs Greenland Student Arrested for Bomb Threat - This year we have reported about multiple bomb threats written on bathroom walls. Today a Greenland High School student was arrested for just that. The school resource officer found out who the student was after watching security footage. Police searched the school and did not […]
  • maya BREAKING: Maya Angelou cancels event at Fayetteville Public Library - An Evening with Maya Angelou has been canceled due the author’s health. The event will not be rescheduled. Dr. Angelou issued this statement in regards to missing the FPL appearance: Dear Fayetteville Public Library, Arkansas Family and Friends, I am profoundly saddened that I am […]
  • ben-rector UofA Alum Ben Rector Performing Thursday - A U of A alum is putting on a free concert this week. Musician Ben Rector will be performing at the Gardens on Thursday. The concert begins at 9 P.M. and is free to both students and the public. Students with valid U of A […]
  • UAWaltonLogo Walton College Ranked Again - The Walton College is once again ranked in the top 50 among public business schools. In the new rankings from Business Week, the Walton college ranks 47th, up a spot from 48th last year.  The college received an A-plus grade for job placement after graduation, […]
  • Lemke-Department-of-Journalism Lemke Department J-Days Begins Today - Today kicks off the start of Lemke Jounalism Days. The week long event will feature several special guest speakers. This year’s Roy Reed Lecture speaker will be New York Times deputy national editor, Peter Applebottom. That lecture starts at 7 P.M. on Wednesday. The event […]
  • pic The Allen Brothers: From Purple Dogs to Razorbacks - by UATVSports’ Tyler Woessner – photo courtesy of WholeHogSports.com This spring, junior Brandon Allen is looking to get a stronghold on the starting quarterback job.  One of his competitors is his younger brother Austin, a redshirt freshman.  You can call it somewhat of a sibling […]