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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 13:39:43

Fast facts about Issue No. 1 and its current status

Issue No. 1 will likely be a prominent topic leading up to this November’s election. Here's what you need to know.

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Sunday, September 30, 2018

Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 17:05:00

The open line and the latest callout of Kavanaugh

Here’s looking at you Brett. The open line.

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Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 13:47:00

Tom Cotton's curious idea of victimhood

There U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton goes again, an angry, entitled white man suitable for the times.

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Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 11:57:00

Another prison death, this one at Ouachita Unit

The Correction Department reported the death of Antonio Rauls, an inmate at the Ouachita River Correctional Unit, who was found unresponsive in his assigned cell and didn't respond to emergency treatment.

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Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 10:04:00

Exposed: The secret plan to start privatizing prisons

Thanks to Sen. Joyce Elliott for exposing a clandestine plan to begin privatizing Arkansas prisons without going through the legislature. Look out for the politics in this one.

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Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 09:10:00

Pine Bluff getting worked up about a casino

The proposal to expand casino gambling isn't yet assured a spot on the November ballot because of pending lawsuits, but lots of talk is underway in Pine Bluff.

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 16:11:00

The moral victory open line

The open line after another moral victory for Razorback football.

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Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 09:04:00

Brett Kavanaugh's record raised questions long before the women came along

The FBI has begun reviewing allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and in a week will produce what is likely to be inconclusive additional information on the allegations. For that reason,  It's worth looking at (New York Times) how Kavanaugh has been a less than credible witness frequently, including but not limited to the recent dissembling about his high school and college years.

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Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 08:23:00

As Hillcrest turns: Another bakery in the works

City Board agenda this week includes a proposal for another bakery in Hillcrest.

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Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 08:08:00

Riot reported at youth detention center in Mansfield

KFSM reports a riot last night at the Mansfield Juvenile Treatment Center left injuries among both staff and youths.

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Friday, September 28, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 17:07:00

Why women don't report rapes: Jonesboro cop edition

NEA Report has a stunner for these  times:: Jonesboro Police Officer John Shipman said on social media that 80 percent of rape reports are false, a figure he produced in defense of his assertion that Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford is "lying." Official reaction has been appropriate except for one quibble: How is he still employed as a law officer?

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Friday, September 28, 2018 - 15:19:00

Mark Martin off to Taiwan

Secretary of State Mark Martin is set for  another international junket, this one to Taiwan, flying business class courtesy of the Taiwanese government.

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Friday, September 28, 2018 - 15:04:00

The Outrage Edition

Arkansas Times editors Max Brantley and Lindsey Millar talk about the Kavanaugh hearing and local reaction, the status of ballot issues and legislative corruption on the latest "Week in Review Podcast."

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Friday, September 28, 2018 - 13:31:00

Friday, thank goodness. Open line and news video

Here's an open line. Also, today's news roundup with lots on the Brett Kavanaugh circus.

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Friday, September 28, 2018 - 12:57:54

UPDATE: The Kavanaugh nomination and male privilege moves ahead. But wait...

UPDATE: Sen. Jeff Flake, in advance of committee vote, says he'd like to see a delay in full Senate confirmation vote for an FBI investigation of new allegations. With Donald Trump cheerleading the angry denials of an accused sexual predator, Republicans in Congress seem prepared to speed Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to a speedy vote. There are many hitches:

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Friday, September 28, 2018 - 12:35:00

If you can't laugh ...

We may face a lifetime of horror from the Supreme Court, but at least we have Twitter mashups.

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Friday, September 28, 2018 - 12:14:00

Facebook reveals huge security breach

Facebook announced today that a security breach had allowed access to information of some 50 million accounts.

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Friday, September 28, 2018 - 08:44:00

Rep. Steve Womack's son arrested on drug, gun charges

KARK reports the arrest of Republican Rep. Steve Womack's son on drug and gun charges.

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Friday, September 28, 2018 - 08:22:00

Trump administration predicts hell on earth — sharp rise in global temperatures

Climate news from the Trump administration and it isn't good.

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 22:00:00

Patrick Kennedy headlines Arkansas rally against state mental health cuts

Changes in funding and regulation have led to an 11 percent across-the-board cut for behavioral health providers, according to Kramer, threatening the survival of many. But DHS said the number of providers in the state has only grown over the past year.

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