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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 17:57:00

Stolen Riverfront Park sculptures found

Fox 16 is reporting that a couple walking in Riverfront Park found bags obtaining three bronze sculptures worth nearly $30,000 broken off pedestals and taken from the park last week.

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Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 16:44:00

The Sunday line is open

Well …… what do you have?

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Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 07:11:00

A lottery where everybody wins

How about using a lottery to encourage savings in credit unions and other institutions? Losers would still be winners.

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Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 06:55:00

Control of the U.S. Senate: Is black turnout the key?

Can black voters save the Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate. That's the hope of voter mobilization efforts.

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 16:20:00

The regatta and Razorbacks open line

The Six Bridges Regatta and Razorback football are part of tonight's open line.

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Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 16:10:00

Arby's robbery and assault leads to crash and two arrests

Shots were fired and an employee was sexually assaulted in an early morning robbery of an Arby's on Chenal Parkway. Two suspects were arrested, the first after a car crash nearby.

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Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 09:37:00

Obama and Clinton cast shadows on Arkansas election

The long shadows of Barack Obama and Bill Clinton in the race for governor in Arkansas this year. Politico examines the question.

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Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 07:13:00

Neighbors battle another giant Murphy Oil station, on Highway 10

Convenience store battles continue as West Little Rock neighborhoods marshal opposition to another giant proposed Murphy Oil gas station, this one at busy Taylor Loop Road and Highway 10. The hope is for a City Board moratorium on such developments while the broader issue is studied.

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Friday, August 29, 2014

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 17:07:00

Little Rock school board establishes millage campaign steering committee

Thursday's meeting of the Little Rock School Board centered on the facilities master plan for the district, which will cost half a billion dollars and require a millage campaign. The board established a committee to begin planning for the hard political road ahead. It also indicated that closing Carver Magnet Elementary is less likely than it originally seemed.

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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 16:37:00

John Goodson goes with Tom Cotton

Texarkana trial lawyer, who rose to prominence along with his wife thanks to Democratic connnections, is now running with the Republican tide. That means support for Tom Cotton and it could be bad news for challenger of the Republican-passed Voter ID law now before Justice Courtney Goodson.

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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 16:16:00

The Long Weekend Edition

The latest in state political races, including all the drama in District 35 in Little Rock; good numbers for the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace; a new appointment to the state board of education; Uber in Fayetteville; Mark Darr’s debt to the state, and the resignation of the Jonesboro police chief — all covered on this week's edition.

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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 15:50:00

Alcohol sales amendment qualifies for the ballot

The secretary of state's office has announced that the proposed amendment to allow retail alcohol sales in all 75 Arkansas counties has sufficient petitions of registered voters to qualify for the ballot.

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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 15:10:00

The Labor Day eve line: Plus, Duggar news

The Labor Day weekend open line and video news roundup. Also, criticism from within the Religious Right for prodigious poppa Jim Bob Duggar.

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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 13:19:00

KNWA: Developments on Rogers City Attorney Ben Lipscomb

KNWA is promising a report soon on a news conference this morning by the Rogers mayor on the station's continuing look at Rogers City Attorney Ben Lipscomb.

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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 12:45:00

Anti-abortion extremists rally in Arkansas as political jab

Anti-abortion extremists bought their message to Arkansas today to target Sen. Mark Pryor.

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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 12:11:00

Report: FBI probing Brinkley grain dealing

The Central Delta Argus newspaper in Brinkley confirmed in today's edition what many have presumed: Federal authorities are looking into the failure of a Brinkley commodity dealer, Turner Grain, to make good on payments owed for purchases of crops from area farmers.

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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:35:00

Little Rock wins order to close apartments for code violations

The city of Little Rock has obtained an order to temporarily close the Willow Creek Apartments on Geyer Springs Road for code violations.

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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 09:43:00

Little Rock School District moves foward with building plan

Here's a guide to planning for a major reworking of Little Rock School District facilities presented to the Little Rock School Board Thursday night.

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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 09:22:00

Three sculptures stolen from Riverfront Park

Report from KARK on the theft of three sculptures worth almost $30,000 from the sculpture garden in Riverfront Park. The park has been hit by sculpture thieves before and, again, the bronzes were cut off in a destructive manner that raises the possibility they were taken for scrap sale.

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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:54:00

Little Rock police investigating two deaths on Spring Street

Little Rock police reports two "suspicious" deaths in the 2600 block of Spring.

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