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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 15:19:00

Ken Starr sets Capitol visit. Protest anyone?

Well isn't this special? Former Special Persecutor Kenneth Starr will make an appearance at the Arkansas Capitol at noon Thursday and if you're allowed to attend you can snag a $15 copy of his book, "Contempt: A Memoir of the Clinton Investigation."

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 14:57:00

Wednesday: Headlines and the open line

Wednesday's headlines and the open line.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 14:39:00

Male student shot at Concord school in Cleburne County UPDATE

The Cleburne County sheriff's office has reported a school shooting at Concord school, but few other details.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 14:17:00

ACLU blasts secretary of state for resisting Capitol protest of police shooting

The ACLU of Arkansas has blasted the state response to a protest event at the Capitol by family and friends of Bradley Blackshire, killed by a Little Rock police officer after a traffic stop.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 12:55:00

'Scott Script' presents options for changing at-large positions on city board; acts as 'playbook' for city's future

Mayor Frank Scott Jr. released the "Scott Script" yesterday, a 92-page compilation of the recommendations from his transition team's eight citizen-led subcommittees for uniting and improving Little Rock. Antwan Philips, co-chair of the transition team's board of directors, said he hopes the report will act as a "playbook" for the rest of the mayor's first term.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 12:44:00

Criticism continues of Arkansas Tech scholarship honoring professor seen as Holocaust denier

Should Arkansas Tech continue to award a scholarship in the name of a history professor accused of being a Holocaust denier?

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:47:00

Casino sales pitches continue

Here's another announcement from a casino operator hoping to persuade Pope County to invite them to open a casino there under the new casino amendment.

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Today's headlines: Legislature goes home but their skulduggery continues

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:26:00

Senator Hendren, citing new state law, seeks dismissal of federal lawsuit over his firm's use of unpaid labor

Senate President Pro Tempore Jim Hendren is seeking dismissal of a wage-and-hour lawsuit against his plastics company for use of unpaid labor on the strength of a state law enacted less than three weeks ago. Opposing lawyers say the new law was passed under false pretenses and cripples the minimum wage law increase approved by voters last November.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 08:03:00

Are the Russians coming again in 2020? Don't tell Donald Trump

If putting Donald Trump's interest before defending the Constitution isn't impeachable, what is?

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 07:51:00

Jury convicts woman who fatally shot husband for watching porn; sentenced to 16 years

KATV reports that a Pine Bluff jury Thursday convicted Patricia Hill, 69, of a reduced charge of second-degree murder for fatally shooting her husband Frank, 65, for resubscribing to a satellite TV porn channel that he watched in a shed described as his man cave.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 15:05:00

Correction Department to unveil memorial to 21 killed in juvenile prison fire

The state Correction Department, 60 years after the fact, will unveil a memorial on the grounds of its Wrightsville unit, the site March 5, 1959 of a fire that killed 21 boys locked inside the Negro Boys Industrial School.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 14:21:00

Today's video and the open line

Tuesday: The daily video news roundup and the open line.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 13:42:00

Mayor Scott releases report from city study committee

Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott Jr. released today his "Scott Script," the compilation of ideas for city improvement by task forces he appointed.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 13:08:00

Hard Rock Casino announces interest in Pope County

Get ready for casino competition. A news release arrived today from one of several corporations interested in winning a permit to operate a casino in Pope County, as authorized by voters last November.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 11:14:00

What to do about Sarah Huckabee Sanders and her credibility gap?

The Washington Post samples reporter opinions on the Mueller Report "news" that Sarah Huckabee Sanders lies. Bottom line: It's not like her credibility and usefulness weren't already in tatters.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 11:03:00

Medicaid expansion states show benefits for black pregnancies

A UAMS study shows a "significant reduction" in low-birthweight and preterm births for black infants in the states, such as Arkansas, that expanded Medicaid coverage.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 10:32:00

Czech firearms maker to build factory at Little Rock Port. Free land, loans and grants among the lures.

A Czech firearms maker announced plans today to build a factory at the Little Rock Port that is expected to employ 565 people in six years.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 09:42:00

Mueller message boiled down: Stupidity and incompetence saved Trumps

The Mueller report proves that being incompetent and stupid is not always a bad thing.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 04:05:00

Invitation withdrawn for constituent hoping to attend Tom Cotton 'town hall'

Tom Cotton is holding an alleged "town hall" Thursday in Rogers. But can just anyone attend?

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 17:33:00

LRPD provides details on fatal police shooting Sunday in gunfire exchange

The Little Rock Police Department today identified the officers and the 42-year-old Pine Bluff man they killed in an exchange of gunfire Sunday at the Shackleford Crossing shopping center in western Little Rock.

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