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Friday, May 11, 2018

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 16:36:00

The Leslie Rutledge Sovereign Immunity Trap Edition

The Democratic primary for the 2nd Congressional District, sovereign immunity and Leslie Rutledge and the Little Rock mayoral race — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, April 27, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 17:45:00

The Baphomet Is Real Edition

The new Ten Commandments Monument and coming legal challenges, the abrupt closure of the Arkansas Repertory Theatre and Lakeview and the Arkansas Supreme Court's recent ruling on sovereign immunity — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 17:05:00

The Wendell Griffen News Cycle Edition

Embattled Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen, a group of UA Little Rock students repeatedly shouting the n-word while singing along to a popular song, the federal corruption trial of former Sen. Jon Woods and more — covered on this week's podcast.

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Today's headlines: Goodbye coal, hello Jim Acosta

Friday, April 13, 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 17:18:00

The Continued Craziness at the Supreme Court Edition

The latest from the Arkansas Supreme Court, the much-anticipated corruption trial involving former state Sen. Jon Woods, primary season and national politics — all covered on this week's podcast with special guest Jay Barth.

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Friday, April 6, 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 16:10:00

The McClellan Forever Edition

The debate among Democrats vying to be the party's nominee for Arkansas’s Second Congressional district, the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. 50 years after his assassination and the McClellan High School coach who was put on paid leave after KARK revealed he’d made bigoted tweets — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, March 30, 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 17:24:00

The Jan's Plan Edition

Primary season, especially gubernatorial candidate Jan Morgan; gun protests and policies; a new opioid lawsuit and Mark Stodola on the state of the city address — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, March 23, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 19:40:00

The GIF Scandal Goes On Edition

The resignation of Jefferson County Judge Henry Wilkins, the legal battle over the cultivation of medical marijuana and more — on this week's podcast.

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Friday, March 16, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 14:27:00

The Students Make Themselves Heard Edition

Challenges to the state medical marijuana commission’s grading of cultivation applications, the just concluded special session of the legislature, Governor Hutchinson’s politicking, students protesting gun violence and another civil rights lawsuit from Mike Laux targeting the Little Rock Police Department and the city of Little Rock — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Today's headlines: Goodbye coal, hello Jim Acosta

Friday, March 9, 2018

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 17:41:00

The Stank Rising Edition

The latest legislative doings and medical marijuana news — on this week's podcast.

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Friday, March 2, 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 16:27:00

The Cultivation and Hog Slop Edition

The winners of the medical marijuana cultivation permits, the latest from the legislature, including hog slop and a Medicaid wait-and-see, and Governor Hutchison's school safety plan — all included on this week's podcast.

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Friday, February 23, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 17:07:00

The Sneaky Voucher Bill Edition

The coming special session, a sneaky voucher bill, a big drug arrest and LR mayoral challengers answer the city's suit — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 17:02:00

The Guns and Taxes Edition

Governor Hutchinson’s tax cut promises, guns, Medicaid and pharmacists and the Babe Bracket — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 17:09:00

The Dancin' with Bart Hester Edition

A new lawsuit challenging the state’s photo ID law, Bart Hester vs. the humanities, signs of a threat to governors school, big bills for the state Supreme Court and Clarke Tucker making a run for Congress — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 16:34:00

The Blocked By Rapert Edition

State Sen. Jake Files' guilty plea in federal court; state Sen. Jason Rapert, social media and the Conway Police Department; and a proposed gag order for the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, January 26, 2018

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 15:01:00

The LRPD and the N-word Edition

The Little Rock Police Department's decision to fire a black recruit for using a racial slur in an old social media post, the state of UAMS, a constitutional initiative and Tom Cotton — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, January 19, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 16:51:00

The Tough Talkin' Tom Cotton Edition

Tough talkin’ Tom Cotton, a major state Supreme Court decision and a pivotal lawsuit for Little Rock politics — on this week's podcast.

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 16:59:00

The Asa on the Move Edition

Trump, Cotton and immigration; Governor Hutchinson navigating a primary challenger and the fiscal session; the hog farm in Newton County; and UAMS layoffs — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, January 5, 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 16:06:00

The Asa and Jan Edition

The justice department and marijuana, a new Republican gubernatorial candidate and Medicaid and Arkansas — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, December 22, 2017

Friday, December 22, 2017 - 16:10:00

The End of the Year Edition

The tax bill that just cleared Congress, a Democratic candidate for governor, sexual harassment and state politics, transparency and the Razorback Foundation and turmoil at Arkansas Baptist — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, December 15, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 17:22:00

The Future of Everything Edition

What Doug Jones win in Alabama means for Democrats in Arkansas, the hiring of Chad Morris at the University of Arkansas and the future of health care policy in Arkansas — all covered on this week's podcast.

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