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[12 May 2011 | 7 Comments | 6,239 views]
Arkansas Realtors Association sued for over $375,000

Real Forms, a software company based in Springdale, filed suit against the Arkansas Realtors Association (ARA) in Washington County Circuit Court in Fayetteville on Wednesday.
According to the complaint, Real Forms entered into a contract with the ARA in August to provide real estate contracts to Realtors throughout the state. The Springdale company alleges the ARA breached its five year contract with Real Forms — valued at a minimum of $600,000 — in violation of a clause that allowed programmers a certain amount of time to fix any problems that cropped …

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[27 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 1,200 views]
Week in Review (March 21-27)

It’s been a heck of a week on a number of levels here in Arkansas.
For one thing, that pesky winter returned in full force about the middle of the week. Indeed, our 70-degree, sunny days were replaced by near-freezing temperatures and nasty rain by the weekend.
For another, the question a heck of a lot of us Arkansans wanted to know was answered this week — who will replace deposed Razorbacks Basketball Coach John Pelphrey? Also, we had the state Legislature going about its business of annoying us with new laws. …

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[23 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 1,829 views]
Podcasting with Asa Hutchinson

It’s been a bit since we updated the First Arkansas News podcast page.
Luckily, we’re updating in style with two interviews of Asa Hutchinson that were recorded by Steve Gibbs for Legal Aid of Arkansas.
Hutchinson, in both interviews, talks about why he believes pro bono work is so important and why all attorneys should volunteer to help everyone get equal access to the courts.
Hutchinson, after a couple of decades of public service, has settled in as an attorney in Rogers. You can read more about him here and learn about the …

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[21 Mar 2011 | One Comment | 1,215 views]
Week in Review (March 15-20)

After recovering from having daylight savings time cruelly sprung on us once again, we at First Arkansas News got busy with a big ole batch of stories.
Yes, we had everything from some politics to real estate to St. Patrick’s Day and the start of spring over the past week. Fun, fun.
Before recapping all of that, it’s time to invite our readers to keep up with what’s going on around here in a few very convenient ways. Feel free to subscribe to our RSS feed, like the heck out of us …

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[15 Mar 2011 | One Comment | 3,646 views]
Asa Hutchinson advocating volunteering for the elderly

Rogers Attorney Asa Hutchinson is a busy guy and has been for some time. Still, he still finds time to spread the message that attorneys should volunteer some time to make sure that every Arkansans has access the courts.
Former President Ronald Reagan appointed Hutchinson as a U.S. attorney in 1982 and Hutchinson became a congressman representing Arkansas’ 3rd District in 1996. He was appointed administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration by former President George W. Bush in 2001 and was confirmed by the Senate as the first under secretary of …