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Beyond Meat exec Doug Ramsey accused of biting man’s nose in road rage attack outside college football game
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Beyond Meat exec Doug Ramsey accused of biting man’s nose in road rage attack outside college football game

An executive of a vegan food products company has been charged with felony battery and making a terroristic threat after a fracas outside a football game in which he's accused of biting a man's nose, Arkansas officials said. Beyond Meat Chief Operations Officer Doug Ramsey has been accused of a road rage attack outside Saturday's game between the Arkansas Razorbacks and Missouri State Bears in Fayetteville, Arkansas, according to a police report obtained by CBS News. Douglas Ramsey Washington County, Arkansas He was released after posting a $11,085 bond on Sunday, court records show.The police report says the 53-year-old Fayetteville man attacked another man who tried to inch ...
Rocker Ronnie Hawkins, Dies at 87, Patron of Canadian Rock | Entertainment News
Entertainment

Rocker Ronnie Hawkins, Dies at 87, Patron of Canadian Rock | Entertainment News

TORONTO (AP) — Ronnie Hawkins, a brash rockabilly star from Arkansas who became a patron of the Canadian music scene after moving north and recruiting a handful of local musicians later known as the Band has died.His wife Wanda confirmed to The Canadian Press that Hawkins died Sunday morning after an illness. He was 87.“He went peacefully and he looked as handsome as ever,” she said by telephone.Born just two days after Elvis Presley, the Huntsville native friends called “The Hawk” (He also nicknamed himself “The King of Rockabilly” and “Mr. Dynamo”) was a hell-raiser with a big jaw and a stocky build.He had minor hits in the 1950s with “Mary Lou” and “Odessa” and ran a club in Fayetteville, Arkansas, where acts included such early rock stars as Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Conway Twi...
Bush political dynasty to be tested in Texas runoff — and other races to watch
Politics

Bush political dynasty to be tested in Texas runoff — and other races to watch

While Georgia has received much of the national attention among the states holding primaries on Tuesday, there are also critical Republican primaries in Alabama and tests for both progressives and the Bush political dynasty in Texas. In Arkansas, former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is expected to win the Republican nomination for governor and will likely be a heavy favorite to win in November. Here are the key races to watch: Senate in AlabamaRepublican Senator Richard Shelby's retirement is creating an open seat in Alabama. There appears to be a three-way race to fill that seat and the race could end up in a runoff.Shelby is supporting his former chief of staff, Katie Britt, who is running against Rep. Mo Brooks and businessman M...