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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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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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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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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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