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A lot of people thought UCA's unveiling of the design for a new artificial turf football field last week was an April Fool's prank. No such luck for traditionalists. The school will indeed play on purple-and-gray striped artificial turf in 2011. The annual savings from not having to water and otherwise maintain a grass field amount to $101,672.72, according to the school.

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