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Thursday, December 28, 2017

Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 13:04:00

Pulaski treasurer says no to early payment of property tax as federal tax dodge

A Pulaski County official rules out early payment of property taxes to avoid a cap on deduction of such taxes next year on federal income tax returns.

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Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 11:49:00

Governor also sent message on open carry to prosecutors

Gov. Asa Hutchinson also informed prosecutors, through the state prosecutor co-ordinator's office, of his belief that open carry of guns was legal in Arkansas.

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Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 10:58:00

Polling may encourage another candidate in 2nd District

Word is circulating of poll results that might encourage another Democrat to get in the race for 2nd District Congress.

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Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 08:55:00

And speaking of guns ..... White House press secretary knows how to use them

A gun-toting Sarah Huckabee Sanders tells the White House press corps she can do more than bake pies.

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Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 08:43:00

Governor tells State Police 'open carry' is the law in Arkansas

Gov. Asa Hutchinson has informed the Arkansas State Police that he believes a 2013 law made open carry of guns legal in Arkansas and they should police accordingly.

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Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 07:54:00

The tax cut legislation is big but it isn't simple

The new federal tax law will provide a $1.5 trillion tax cut and balloon the deficit, with benefits concentrated on the high end of the income scale. But don't believe anyone who says it has simplified the tax code.

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Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 07:32:00

Police report from Drew County

This headline of a KARK/Fox 16 report on a domestic violence case in Drew County last week caught my eye. — Husband accuses wife of shooting him after sex.

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 17:04:00

State releases edited marijuana applications

The state today released redacted information from hundreds of applications for medical marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries.

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 15:52:00

KARK/Fox reporter joining Department of Human Services

Marci Manley, who's been a news reporter for KARK/Fox 16, is joining the state Department of Human Services to become the department's chief spokesperson.

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 15:43:00

New tax bite has some looking for angle on Arkansas property taxes

Gov. Asa Hutchinson punted today on a question raised by the Republican tax legislation, which will hit at least some Arkansas taxpayers in their pocketbook.

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 11:03:00

Wednesday's open line and a brief video

An open line, a news video and a favorite Christmas present.

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 10:18:00

Rutledge touts her 'achievements.' Poor women might not cheer.

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge lists her accomplishments in seeking another term. We see them in a different light.

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 09:06:00

Conflicts force early closure of Park Plaza

THV11 reports that Park Plaza, the shopping mall on University Avenue, closed an hour early Tuesday night because of fights inside and on the parking lot. No arrests or injuries were reported.

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 07:40:00

Another terrible Trump judicial nominee, a Jesse Helms follower

There are dozens of these stories, but Donald Trump's nomination of Thomas Alvin Farr for a North Carolina judgeship is particularly egregious, says William Barber II in a New York Times op-ed today.

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 07:21:00

Prince Harry interviews Barack Obama, they talk about social media

Prince Harry interviews Barack Obama for BBC. Imagine his successor in the interview chair.

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 18:01:00

Huckabee bashed for comparing Trump to Churchill

Mike Huckabee saw a movie about Winston Churchill and it reminded him of Donald Trump. I kid you not.

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 17:48:00

Woman reportedly survives I-430 bridge drop; police said she was kidnapped after killing

The killing of a man near Scott early Christmas morning reportedly led to the kidnapping of a woman who witnessed the shooting. She says she was dropped from the I-430 bridge into the Arkansas River, but survived the drop

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 16:11:00

Eye-in-the-sky open line

An open line plus news of a state mapping project.

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 14:52:00

Real news: The end of science

The decimation of the EPA is but one of many dark examples of the lack of respect for science in the Trump administration.

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 09:03:00

Today's trend: The cashless society

Plastic and apps are replacing cash in many retail businesses, some entirely. Has the cashless trend made it to Arkansas yet?

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