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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 16:33:00

Planned Parenthood money survives in Congress

The House voted 277-151 today to approve a temporary spending bill that includes continuing government funding for Planned Parenthood medical services. All Arkansans in Congress, save Rep. Steve Womack, opposed the spending measures.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 15:56:00

The midweek open line

An open line and today's video news roundup.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 14:50:00

Conway cops bust under-age booze sales

Conway police say they sent underage informants into restaurants selling alcohol in the city and nine places were cited for serving despite lack of proper ID. Fines can range from $200 to $500.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 13:34:00

Bill Clinton to join Anne Frank tree ceremony at library

Former President Bill Clinton will be on hand Friday morning to mark the opening of a new permanent installation at the Clinton Presidential Center, the Anne Frank Tree.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 13:14:00

House leader: Of course Benghazi probe was intended to damage Hillary

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy admits the obvious: The Benghazi investigation was intended to damage Hillary Clinton politically and it's worked.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 12:39:00

Republican governor loses Planned Parenthood defunding in Utah

A federal judge in Utah has put a stop to that state's effort to cut off Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 11:53:00

UAMS puts physician ratings on-line

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences says it is the first medical center in Arkansas and one of the first in the U.S. to put patient ratings of physicians and comments on its website.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 10:56:00

Digging resumes on Main Street; new lighting going in

What's this? Some of the brand-new landscaping along Main Street being dug up to install new street lights? City planning at work.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 10:13:00

Democrat Victoria Leigh announces for NLR House seat

Victoria Leigh, a lawyer and Democrat, will run for a House seat being vacated by Donnie Copeland, a Republican, who wants to move to the Senate. Her opening news release takes a crack at scandalous legislators..

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 09:49:00

Group dismisses portion of lawsuit over Fayetteville civil rights ordinance

40/29 TV reports that the group formed to fight the Fayetteville civil rights ordinance has asked to dismiss its lawsuit.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 09:28:00

Little Rock Film Festival comes to an end

Sad news for film fans: The Little Rock Film Festival is over.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 08:30:00

City Director Richardson subject of police call

KARK's Drew Petrimoulx reports today on police response to a call that involved City Director Kenneth Richardson, He appeared disoriented, but police sent him home without a license check after concluding he was having seizures, but was not intoxicated.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 08:10:00

'Educational' football brings Missouri team to Pulaski Academy

A big feature in USA Today provides a little uplift in the story of a Missouri high school football team that came to Little Rock last week for a thrashing by Pulaski Academy but got some education in the process.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 07:55:00

Oklahoma panel votes to remove Ten Commandments monument

The rule of law prevails in Oklahoma. A citizens panel has voted 7-1 to comply with a federal court ruling and remove a Ten Commandments monument from the Capitol grounds. Will Arkansans like Jason Rapert be as respectful of the rule of law when their time comes.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 07:42:00

Republican debate field may narrow; Huckabee on the bubble

A report from New Jersey says that the Republican National Committee and CNBC are dickering over the format for the next GOP presidential debate Oct. 28, with NBC's Chuck Todd, who leads the network's debate preparation, expressing support for a reduction in the number of candidates on stage. A reduction in participants to the top six candidates would leave a very unhappy Mike Huckabee on the sidelines.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 07:30:00

Report: Pope met privately with Kim Davis

USA Today reports that Kim Davis, the law-flouting Kentucky clerk, met privately with Pope Francis in Washington at his invitation, according to Davis' attorney, Mat Staver.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 15:27:00

Tuesday's open line

Here's the open line and today's video.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 14:38:00

Death Row inmates ask to delay executions; cite state secrecy on drugs

As expected, Death Row inmates have asked for a halt to resumption of executions by lethal injection in Arkansas because the state has refused to provide information about the drugs it has obtained for the killing.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 12:18:00

Planned Parenthood myth debunked

Planned Parenthood hearings surrounded by Republican myth that a loss of its medical services would be easily replaced. Research says otherwise.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 10:57:00

Hutchinson calls from Cuba; describes trip as "measured" overture

Gov. Asa Hutchinson called home this morning from Cuba. He said he was building a "foundation" for future trade.

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