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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

The open line and a murder trial gets underway

Posted By on Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 3:29 PM


Here's the Tuesday open line plus the daily video of news and comment. Also today:

click to enlarge ARRON LEWIS: In court today. - BRIAN CHILSON
  • Brian Chilson
  • ARRON LEWIS: In court today.

* MURDER TRIAL
: A jury of 10 women and four men (12 jurors and two alternates) was seated to try Arron Lewis on the charge that he abducted and killed real estate agent Beverly Carter, 49. Lewis is being kept under tight security and cameras are not being allowed in the courtroom. Opening statements will be Wednesday morning.

* BANK GROWTH: The ever-expanding Bank of the Ozarks has bought 44 acres in Northwest Little Rock for a headquarters "campus." George Waldon at Arkansas Business has details, which include a 180,000-square-foot building.

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