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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 13:52:00

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Friday, April 19, 2019

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 20:41:00

Motion to expedite granted for Trump administration's appeal in Arkansas Medicaid work requirements case

With the expedited hearing, Hutchinson could have a chance to kick more people off of their health insurance by early next year.

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Friday, April 19, 2019 - 17:36:00

Prosecutors decline to charge police officer in shooting death of Bradley Blackshire (UPDATED)

Pulaski County Prosecutor Larry Jegley will not bring charges against Little Rock Police Officer Charles Starks, according to the LRPD and the prosecuting attorney's office. Starks, 31, fatally shot Bradley Blackshire, 30, in a parking lot on the corner of West 12th Street and Rodney Parham Road on Feb 22.

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Friday, April 19, 2019 - 16:39:00

Good Friday Open Line

What's the rumpus?

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Friday, April 19, 2019 - 15:15:00

Thanks for the Memories, Cajun’s

A number of our customers have been sharing memories of good times at Cajun's Wharf, which will close its doors for good on June 1st. We thought you might enjoy some of these and perhaps spark a few of your own.

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Friday, April 19, 2019 - 14:25:00

State Police investigating death of Fort Smith man in custody

Darrell Hays, 51, of Fort Smith, died in custody early today after being  arrested in Forth Smith, the Arkansas State Police said in a press release.

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Friday, April 19, 2019 - 13:43:00

Arkansas Supreme Court finds that attorney fees owed to plaintiffs in lawsuits challenging GIF spending

The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled yesterday in a 4-3 split decision that Mike Wilson, the former legislator, should be paid attorney's fees for his long battle challenging unconstitutional General Improvement Fund spending by the legislature.

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Friday, April 19, 2019 - 12:51:00

Unemployment rate in Arkansas remains steady at 3.7 percent

The unemployment rate in Arkansas was 3.7 percent in March 2019 according to the latest jobs data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, released today.

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Friday, April 19, 2019 - 10:57:00

Mike Anderson hired as new basketball coach at St. John's

Mike Anderson has been hired as the new basketball coach at St. John's. Anderson was fired as coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks in March after eight seasons.

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Friday, April 19, 2019 - 09:51:00

Joe Biden set to announce run for president

One more hat in the ring.

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Friday, April 19, 2019 - 08:59:00

Former juvenile detention officer sentenced to seven years in prison for mistreatment of children

Peggy Kendrick, the former captain at the White River Juvenile Detention Center in Batesville, was sentenced to seven years in federal prison yesterday for horrific mistreatment of children in her care.

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Friday, April 19, 2019 - 07:56:00

Discredited liar Sarah Huckabee Sanders defends her constant lying

Asked about her repeated lying, Sarah Huckabee Sanders explained, "It was in the heat of the moment, meaning that it wasn't a scripted talking point. I'm sorry that I wasn't a robot like the Democrat [sic] Party."

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 21:59:00

Supreme Court overturns contempt order against DHS for at-home services rule

The justices were split, 5-2, with Chief Justice Dan Kemp and Justice Jo Hart dissenting. The ruling appears to have no immediate impact for ARChoices beneficiaries.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 20:17:00

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Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 17:32:00

Chief Humphrey says citizens advisory committee in the works; encourages nonviolent protests

In a press conference Thursday afternoon, new LRPD Police Chief Keith Humphrey said he and Mayor Frank Scott Jr. will be talking to the Department of Justice about establishing a citizen review board or citizen advisory committee. He said he's "reviewing all policies" of the department, including its policy on no-knock search warrants. He also asked for "patience" from the community and the family of Bradley Blackshire, who was killed by LRPD Officer Charles Starks after a traffic stop in February, regarding both the LRPD and the Prosecuting Attorney's investigations into the incident.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 17:00:00

Update: State Supreme Court orders new trial in Torres capital murder case

The court remanded the case for a new trial. The reversal was due to an underlying flaw in the legal arguments made by prosecutors in the case, turning on the question of whether an Arkansas trial court had jurisdiction in regards to the underlying felony of rape.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 15:47:00

Power struggle at AETN

Current, a news outlet covering public media, has a thorough report out on the tangled power struggle at the Arkansas Education Television Network.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 13:52:00

Barr bends the truth on Starr precedent

Starrs and Barrs

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