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It's been rainy all week, so it's probably too muddy to hike and too flooded to float most places.
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The Alice L. Walton Foundation will provide a $10 million endowment gift to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art to expand its internship program.
- The program will emphasize racial and cultural diversity in the recruitment of students.
The Southern Baptist Convention published a list on Thursday evening of hundreds of clergy and other church staff who've been "credibly accused" of sexual abuse.
What they're saying: The release of the 205-page list marks "an initial, but important, step towards addressing the scourge of sexual abuse and implementing reform in the Convention," per a statement from Rolland Slade, chair of the SBC Executive Committee, and Willie McLaurin, the EC's interim president and CEO.
There's now an average of more than 105,000 new COVID-19 cases in the U.S. each day, according to the New York Times.
- That's the most since February at the end of the Omicron wave.
Mo's Tacos and Churros did the classic restaurant thing: Start as a food truck, build a following, then open a restaurant.
- The brick-and-mortar opened at 329 N. West Ave., in November 2019.
Republican Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Democrat Chris Jones will vie for governor in November.
- Both won the nominations by a landslide Tuesday night, with Sanders winning over 83% of the vote against Francis "Doc" Washburn.
- Jones won nearly 71% of the vote against Jay Martin, Supha Xayprasith-Mays, Anthony "Tony" Bland and James "Rus" Russell III, according to unofficial election results.
Despite bouts of heavy rain and power outages at some polls, voters turned out Tuesday to vote for — or against — Arkansas lawmakers.
What happened: The Democratic and Republican primaries were held to decide the nominees for the general election in November.
A venture capital firm is looking to build an economic bridge between NWA and Tulsa.
What's happening: Atento Capital, based in Tulsa, is launching 412 Angels, an invite-only network to connect entrepreneurs, investors and would-be investors with early-stage startups.