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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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Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 17:09:00

The Cotton Dominoes Edition

Tom Cotton headed to the CIA, Razorbackland in turmoil and more — covered on this week's podcast.

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 16:52:00

The Marshmallows on Sweet Potatoes Edition

The legacy of Bill and Hillary Clinton and answers to readers' questions on politics, ancient canoes and more — on this week's podcast.

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 16:47:00

The Tom Cotton's Bright Idea Edition

The downfall of Jeff Long, Tom Cotton’s terrible contribution to the Republican tax plan, a no-bid consulting contract in state government and #metoo in Arkansas — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 15:40:00

The Jeff Long's Cloudy Future Edition

Jeff Long's future at the University of Arkansas, UAMS' grim outlook, the Highway Department vs. Metroplan, the state Supreme Court's decision to stay the execution of Jack Gordon Green and whether Democrat's big wins on Tuesday are a harbinger of things to come — all discussed on this week's podcast.

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Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 16:49:00

The Widening Drug Rehab Scandal Edition

Sen. Jim Hendren and the drug court rehab program scandal, the planned execution of Jack Greene and the big national political stories this week — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 17:13:00

The Me Too in Arkansas Edition

Taxes and budgets; Little Rock, crime and music; the newspaper industry; and #metoo in Arkansas — all on this week's podcast.

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Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 16:44:00

The PR Stunt Edition

Little Rock’s Amazon PR stunt, the Tom Cotton to the CIA rumor, French Hill and Puerto Rico and UA-Little Rock's football future — all covered on this week's podcast.

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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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