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Thursday, February 18, 2016

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 12:33:00

ABC News goes looking for the Westside School shooters

A report out today from ABC News details their attempts to track down the only two U.S. mass school shooters walking free today: Mitchell Johnson and Andrew Golden. In 1998, when Johnson was 13 and Golden 11, they pulled a fire alarm at Westside Middle School in Jonesboro and then gunned down their classmates with high powered rifles as children and teachers emerged from the school, killing four students and a teacher.

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Saturday, August 15, 2015

Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 19:57:00

Alligator thieves nab 13 gators from Hot Springs petting zoo

All but one of the animals were under a year old — "babies," says manager Jamie Bridges — but one was older and three feet long.  Who might steal a baker's dozen of alligators, or why, is unknown.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 10:05:00

Voter ID: A solution in search of a problem

Ernest Dumas provides this week some Arkansas history on vote suppression in the course of explaining the recent push for Voter ID laws.

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Friday, April 6, 2012

Friday, April 6, 2012 - 06:51:40

Sheffield Nelson schools Beebe on severance tax

I never really expected Gov. Mike Beebe, who cut his teeth golfing with the lobby in the Senate, to be a supporter of the Sheffield Nelson-backed initiative to raise the pitifully low severance tax on natural gas.

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Monday, June 27, 2011

Monday, June 27, 2011 - 06:33:17

Tolbert joins Roby Brock

As mentioned here previously, Jason Tolbert will begin blogging again next month in partnership with Roby Brock at Talk Business.

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Monday, February 7, 2011

Monday, February 7, 2011 - 17:00:00

Death declaration sought for John Glasgow

A petition was filed in probation court last week seeking a death declaration for John Glasgow, the construction company financial officer who's been missing since leaving his home early on the morning of Jan. 28, 2008.

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