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Bielema defends late-game decisions

FAYETTEVILLE — Bret Bielema is not an angry type of guy. Not publicly, anyway. Smart aleck, perhaps. Class-clown-ish sometimes. Well-liked, mostly. Even with his penchant for saying things to garner attention, both good and ill, Bielema never comes off as hostile.

Four Downs: Hatcher could return next year

FAYETTEVILLE — Bret Bielema delivered a bit of good news and a bit of bad in the bowels of the Fred W. Smith Football Center on Monday. Considering the public figure was both bits of information would be negatives, the net result was happiness.

Woman’s pain pill addiction could be deadly, needs treatment

Q. We are going to visit my parents for a week over Thanksgiving. The only problem is that my wife is addicted to pain medication. Her behavior is so strange that I’m certain my parents will notice and be horrified. I’ve tried to talk to her about addiction, but she says I’m over-reacting. Could you please explain the dangers of pain medication? She won’t listen to me.

Your Best Life - Upper body training in women

In doing research for this week’s article, I came across some disturbing statistics. In a Framingham Disability Study, researchers found that 40 percent of women between 55-64 years old, 45 percent of women between 65-74 and 65 percent of women between 75-84 were unable to lift 10 pounds. I repeat — 10 pounds!

Rison survives Gurdon’s upset bid

RISON — Using a 23-play, 93-yard touchdown drive, that started on the last play of the third quarter and ended with a 5-yard TD plunge by Chris Leaks on fourth down with 1:44 to go in the game, lifted the Rison Wildcats to a 26-21 victory over the Gurdon Go-Devils in the second round of the Class 2A state playoffs Friday night at Wildcat Field.