UA Professor, Author to Speak at Nightbird Books

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When retired University of Arkansas law professor Robert Laurence is asked if his first novel, Departure Lounge, is autobiographical, he quotes Henry James. “All of my characters are fictitious just like every person I meet.” Having taught law since the 1970’s, both commercial and American Indian law, Laurence believes that the transition from professor to…

News Briefs: Pride Parade This Weekend

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This week kicks off a wide array of activities designed to celebrate diversity, inclusion and equality in northwest Arkansas. Area members and allies of the northwest Arkansas LGBT community are locally celebrating the international recognition of June as LGBT Pride Month, and the NWA Center for Equality has joined efforts with area organizers and volunteers…