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Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 16:36:00

The First Amendment, Yo Edition

The latest in the legal fight to stop a law that would prevent Planned Parenthood from performing abortions in Arkansas, the cancellation of a rap show in Little Rock and its First Amendment implications, a stunning investigative report on drug court defendants being forced to work for free for Arkansas poultry companies and bellicose Tom Cotton — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 16:57:00

The GIF Gone Edition

The Las Vegas mass shooting, the Arkansas Supreme Court decision on GIF money, Judge Wendell Griffen's lawsuit against the state Supreme Court and more — on this week's podcast.

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Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 17:23:00

The We're Not Stupid Edition

The events celebrating the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of Central High, the future of abortion in Arkansas a new ruling on a law to restrict panhandling and more — covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 17:11:00

The 60 Years Later Edition

The 60th anniversary of the desegregation of Central High School, the Republicans’ last-gasp attempt to replace Obamacare, and a few odds and ends — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 17:32:00

The Future of the LRSD Edition

The Little Rock School District settling a racial bias lawsuit, the state board of education approving three new charter schools in Little Rock and the latest news on DACA — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 17:08:00

The Perfect Candidate Edition

DACA and related fallout, the GIF lawsuit before the Arkansas Supreme Court and various political topics — all covered this week on the podcast with special guest Jay Barth.

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Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 17:38:00

The DACA Deadline Edition

Arkansas’s new concealed carry law, a threat to DACA and juvenile justice in Arkansas — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 16:41:00

The FBI at the Ledge Edition

Sen. Jake Files’ problems, a major gift from the Walton Family Foundation to the University of Arkansas, Attorney General Rutledge latest intervention into an out-of-state lawsuit and Arkansas Republicans on Charlottesville, Trump and Confederate statues — all covered on this week's podcast, sponsored by 42 at the Clinton Center.

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 16:45:00

The Hate Week Edition

White supremacy and Donald Trump, Confederate statutes, the state’s new execution plan, a blow to Planned Parenthood in Arkansas, the LRPD and the homeless — all covered on this week's edition.

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Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 17:11:00

The End of the LRSD Edition

U.S. Rep. Steve Womack’s laughable plan for an Arkansas town hall meeting of sorts, turmoil at Tucker prison, the Little Rock School District selling the former Garland School to a Walton Family Foundation affiliate and campaign finance questions in the Little Rock mayor’s race — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, July 21, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 18:14:00

The Cotton, Boozman Nowhere to Be Found Edition

Arkansas politicians and the health care overhaul and Russia investigation, the ascension of Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the firing of Pulaski County Superintendent Jerry Guess, the end of Riverfest, UA-LR and football and maybe more — all covered on the podcast.

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Friday, July 7, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 16:15:00

The Power Ultra Fallout Edition

The Power Ultra Lounge shooting and related political fallout, Secretary of State Mark Martin and Trump’s election integrity commission and former circuit judge Mike Maggio — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 17:07:00

The Asa's Health Care Pitch Edition

Governor Hutchinson’s critique of the Senate health care bill, the erection and destruction of the 10 Commandments monument, the U.S. Supreme Court and birth certificates for same-sex married couples and the appointment of Faulkner County Prosecuting Attorney Cody Hiland to U.S. Attorney — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 17:45:00

The Silence of Tom Cotton Edition

The Senate health care bill, Judge Wendell Griffen's ruling on a new juvenile sentencing law, the revival of the bathroom bill and more — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 16:56:00

The No Insight From Dr. No Edition

A hot car death and Heath Department recommendations, the health care overhaul bill being negotiated in secret in the U.S. Senate, a federal court verdict in a police violence case and more — discussed on this week's podcast.

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017 - 17:03:00

The Nobody Tells Mark Martin What To Do Edition

Jim Comey and Tom Cotton, dirt dredged up by the Arkansas Legislative Audit, a new thoroughly depressing poll from the University of Arkansas and the dismissal of a lawsuit against the city of Sherwood and others over a hot check court plaintiffs described as a "debtors" prison — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 16:30:00

The Tribalism Edition

President Trump withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Climate agreement and how that decision was greeted by Arkansas politicians, new candidates emerging to take on French Hill in the 2nd District, Max’s annual visit to Arkansas Boys State and an embattled charter school before the state board of education — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 18:02:00

The 'Jason Rapert Must Go' Suggestion Box Edition

Judicial bickering, the latest in a big bribery case and more — covered on this week's podcast, sponsored by Forty Two at the Clinton Center.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 17:44:00

The Jerry Jones at the Ethics Commission Edition

A potential constitutional amendment from the state Bar Association; the city of Little Rock and homelessness; and Jerry Jones, ethics and the North Little Rock Police Department — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 16:51:00

The Deafening Silence Edition

The emerging scandal surrounding President Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey and the silence from Arkansas Republicans, the defeat of the Little Rock millage and more — on this week's podcast.

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