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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 19:40:00

Tech Park 2.0: Architects present for next phase

The three finalists in the Little Rock Technology Park's search for an architect to design the next phase of park development — a six-story, 100,000-square-foot building on the empty lot between the park, at 417 Main St., and the KATV, Channel 7, building at 401 Main — presented to the board this afternoon.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 17:19:00

Walmart to let workers take wages before payday

Walmart launches app for finanical responsibility for its 1.4 million workers, including "Instapay" which will allow employees to receive wages before their actual payday.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 17:10:00

Today in Tom Cotton's clothes

Tom Cotton wore slightly clashing clothes today as a Senator and we're looking into it.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 17:10:00

Little Rock Police offer $50,000 reward in connection to triple homicide

The Little Rock Police Department is offering a $50,000 reward for information that leads to "the arrest and conviction of individual(s) involved in the Triple Homicide at 6600 Lancaster where Mariah Cunnigham and her two children were killed."

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 16:13:00

Open line

Over to y'all.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 12:34:00

Trump withdraws judge nomination of Alabaman Brett Talley

An update to criticism of President Trump's terrible judicial appointments: Even Trump's team realized what a poor choice Alabama lawyer Brett Talley was for the federal bench in Alabama. His nomination has been withdrawn, NPR has reported:

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 11:59:00

Windgate Foundation's $40 million to create UA art and design district

The University of Arkansas announced today a gift of $40 million from the Windgate Charitable Foundation of Siloam Springs to expand the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Hill Avenue Sculpture Complex as the Windgate Art and Design District.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10:33:00

Teen drug use dropped after Colorado legalized marijuana

New data suggests teen drug use dropped after the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado — calming some critics who said the state was failing the health of its teens.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 07:51:00

The aftermath of Alabama

The morning after.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 06:58:00

Two Little Rock police recruits fired after controversy over Facebook post

Two Little Rock police recruits were fired last week after a controversy over a past Facebook post that used a racial slur.

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