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Friday, November 9, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 16:24:00

The Still Dead Red Edition

Max and Lindsey talk election results, including Republicans' continued ballot dominance in Arkansas, ballot issues and the runoff for Little Rock mayor. Also, a new lawsuit that challenges the I-30 expansion corridor.

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Friday, November 2, 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 15:10:00

The Pre-Election Round-up Edition

Arkansas Times editors Max Brantley and Lindsey Millar talk about a range of election topics, the departure of LR Police Chief Kenton Buckner and more on the attack on the Little Rock School District.

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 16:41:00

The Assault on Public Education Edition

Max Brantley and Lindsey Millar talk about the latest attack on public education, French Hill’s increasingly grimy campaign against Clarke Tucker and Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson again trying to block campaign attacks against her in court.

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 16:15:00

The Greedy on Issue 1 Edition

Max and Lindsey talk about the nixing of Issue 1 from ballots, the removal of another 4,000 from Medicaid rolls because of a new work requirement rule and new reporting on Little Rock police abuse and bad behavior.

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 16:20:00

The Get Ready to Vote (And Show IDs) Edition

Max and Lindsey talk about the week of political debates, the state Supreme Court’s ruling on key ballot initiatives, Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola’s impending big payday and judicial matters.

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 15:42:00

The Big Bass Boat Bonanza Edition

Max and Lindsey talk about the Jason Rapert getting sued, John Thurston’s Big Bass Boat bonanza and Governor Hutchinson’s government restructuring plan.

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Friday, September 28, 2018

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 21, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 16:57:00

The Judicial Mess Edition

Max and Lindsey talk about the Arkansas Judicial and Disability Commission charging six members of the Arkansas Supreme Court with ethics violations, the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality recommending the denial of a new permit for C&H Hog Farm and other odds and ends.

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 15:46:00

The Beginning of the End of Governor's School Edition

Max and Lindsey discuss the latest court hearings in the sprawling public corruption case that’s rocked Arkansas politics; various educational dealings including a change in Arkansas Governor's School and discussion on the return of local control for the Little Rock School District; and government transformation.

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 15:36:00

The Corruption Extravaganza Edition

On the latest Week in Review podcast, Max and Lindsey talk about the latest big developments on the public corruption front, including the sentencing of Jon Woods to 18 years in prison; also a circuit judge ruling Issue 1, the so-called tort reform amendment referred by the legislature; and the first cut of Medicaid recipients because of work requirement rules.

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Friday, August 24, 2018

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:03:00

The Rich Get Richer Edition

State Republicans' tax cut plans, the latest in the legal battle over abortion rights in Arkansas and Leslie Rutledge’s past work record — all covered on this week's edition.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 17:04:00

The Work Requirement Court Challenge Edition

The long-anticipated filing of a federal lawsuit challenging Arkansas’s work requirement rules for Medicaid recipients, a First Amendment showdown on the Capitol grounds and gun violence in Arkansas — all on this week's podcast.

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 17:10:00

The Trouble Brewing in the LRSD Edition

The potential coming conflict between the Hutchinson administration and the Little Rock Education Association, a federal court ruling on student transfers and allegations of another debtor’s prison — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 16:41:00

The Throw the Bums Out Editions

The term limit ballot measure, which qualified for the ballot today; differences emerging among Little Rock mayoral candidates; and the unflattering Little Rock connection in Brett Kavanaugh’s past — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, July 20, 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 17:38:00

The Corruption Scandal Gets Bigger Edition

A new guilty plea in the seemingly ever-expanding public corruption scandal, the state Board of Corrections voting to fire the director of the parole and probations division and a lawsuit aimed at halting I-630 expansion.

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 17:17:00

The Crooks in Government Edition

The arrest of a former Medicaid integrity director, the suspension of a major health care provider from Medicaid, the arrest of a state representative for failure to pay taxes and more — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 16:56:00

The Astonishing Compilation of Corruption Edition

On this week's podcast, Max and Lindsey discuss the guilty plea of Rusty Cranford, the latest in the medical marijuana application debacle and Judge Wendell Griffen and ethics.

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Friday, June 1, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 16:21:00

The Anti-Abortion Forces Prevail for Now Edition

On this week's episode, Max Brantley and Lindsey Millar discuss the court decision that led Arkansas to be the first state in the country where women can’t get medication abortions, Max’s annual trip to Boys State and a federal court hearing that could determine whether Arkansas can legally resegregate public schools.

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 16:42:00

The Midterm Recap Edition

Midterm election results, ballot initiatives and the emergence of Baker Kurrus in the Little Rock mayoral race — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 16:51:00

The Dark Money Edition

The coming primary and judicial elections, especially the dark money flowing into a race for an Arkansas Supreme Court position; also Leslie Rutledge and the ballot initiative process and the Razorbacks and War Memorial.

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