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Sunday, January 31, 2016

Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 21:07:00

KARK reports third homicide in 24 hours

A 25-year-old fatally shot at 14 Baltimore St. marks the third homicide Little Rock has seen in 24 hours, KARK reports. The first victim was Junius Pitts, Jr., 19 — shot in the 5400 block of Asher shortly after midnight. Eunice Lopez, 27, was shot in the 8400 block of Keats Dr. at around 10 a.m. Lopez was reportedly holding her child at the time of the shooting.

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Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 15:33:00

Sunday open line

It's yours.

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Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 13:51:00

Hillary Clinton maintains small polling lead in Iowa

Hillary Clinton maintains small lead over Bernie Sanders, plus some thoughts on foreign policy issues in their race.

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Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 10:51:00

French Hill pretends that Republicans will be offering up a replacement plan for Obamacare soon

French Hill says that endless repeal votes are not a waste of time. He says they're a way to have a policy discussion about how to replace Obamacare, which is weird, because he won't actually discuss policy or how to replace Obamacare. But he says maybe Republicans will do that some time soon!

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Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 09:10:00

And clown the stretch they come: Donald Trump regains lead in latest Iowa polling

Donald Trump regains the lead in the latest polling but now it's up to a scattering of Iowa voters to decide.

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Saturday, January 30, 2016

Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 15:13:00

Open Line

Over to you.

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Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 14:51:00

Q & A: Arkansas Surgeon General Greg Bledsoe on the future of the private option, with governor set to meet with feds Monday

With the governor and his team set to meet with federal officials in Washington on the future of the private option, I spoke with Surgeon General Greg Bledsoe on the negotiations in Washington, the political battle to come over Arkansas Works, and the future of health care reform in Arkansas.

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Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 09:43:00

Donald Trump in 2011 video: Mike Huckabee would make "terrific president"

While we're speculating on a potential Trump-Huckabee unholy alliance, here's a video from 2012, with Mike Huckabee announced that he was not running for president.

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Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 09:35:00

Three flu-related deaths in Arkansas

Three flu-related deaths have occurred in Arkansas during this flu season, according to a report issued last week by the Arkansas Department of Health. All three were adults; the report does not indicate whether they had gotten flu vaccines.

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Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 08:44:00

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders heading for tight race in Iowa Monday

Hillary Clinton has a small lead in Iowa polling heading into the caucuses Monday, but it's looking to be closer than the once-inevitable frontrunner would have hoped and Bernie Sanders may well have the advantage in New Hampshire, particularly if he has some momentum from a strong showing in Iowa.

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Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 07:16:00

Conservative blog speculates Little Rock Trump event could herald Huckabee endorsement

Hot Air, the national conservative blog founded by Michelle Malkin, takes a long, suspicious look at the fact that Trump scheduled his Little Rock visit right around the time Huckabee was attending his rally for veterans.

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Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 07:04:00

Arkansas, Georgia wildlife officials investigating deer textbook beating

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is looking into a video that's surfaced recently of a man using a heavy accounting textbook to savagely beat a deer wedged into the backseat of his car.

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Friday, January 29, 2016

Friday, January 29, 2016 - 17:13:00

Every movie Bill Clinton watched in the White House

I'm not sure how revelatory this list is or even how reflective of President Clinton's taste in movies, but Gizmodo has obtained from the Clinton Presidential Library and the National Archives, the complete list of movies Clinton watched from 1993 to 2001. The source material was highly redacted and only included a handful of movies in 1996 and 1997, though, so it might not actually be complete. Go crazy, conspiracy theorists!

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Friday, January 29, 2016 - 16:54:00

The Last Days of Huck Edition

The last days of Mike Huckabee, why the rise of Bernie Sanders might help the transit tax and more presidential politics; the resignation of Cecile Blucker, the head of DHS’s child welfare agency; a big Teach for America push; and the latest Arkansas Times’ Arkansan of the Year: the newly insured — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, January 29, 2016 - 16:45:00

Native son Mike Huckabee leads pack in nominations from Arkansas GOP officeholders; Rubio, Cruz and others also attract support

A look at presidential endorsements among Arkansas GOP officeholders.

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Friday, January 29, 2016 - 15:57:00

End of week open line

Hey, remember when it felt like winter a week ago?

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Friday, January 29, 2016 - 14:53:00

Send us your anti-love stories

We're working on a sort of anti-Valentine's Day package filled with stories about bad dates, bad breakups, bad Tinder exchanges, etc. Since no one wants to read a collection of tales of woe and heartbreak, we're looking for stories that are related to love going wrong, but are also funny or weird. Holler if you have something to share. Or ideas of people who might. Or have been compiling Craigslist missed connections for years.

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Friday, January 29, 2016 - 14:06:00

Comment period ends on controversial environmental assessment of hog farm near Buffalo River

The latest from the ongoing battle over the C&H Hog Farm in Mt. Judea, near the Big Creek tributary to the Buffalo National River.

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