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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 20:28:00

Griffen holds DHS in contempt of court and enjoins emergency rule on home care hours

Another victory in court for the disabled plaintiffs suing the state over its use of an algorithm that they say cut their attendant care hours.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 19:14:00

Police identify remains as those of Ebby Steppach

KARK/Fox 16 reports that Little Rock police have identified skeletal remains found Tuesday in a west Little Rock park as those of Ebby Steppach, the 17-year-old who's been missing since her car was found in that park abandoned in 2015.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 18:03:00

UAMS presents balanced budget

UAMS, pressed by financial problems for several years, told the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees today that it had a $1.5 billion operating budget that doesn't call for deficit spending.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 17:55:00

Breaking: Rutledge yields, OKs ballot issues on minimum wage, casinos and legislative redistricting

The Arkansas Supreme Court got Attorney General Leslie Rutledge's attention at last today with its order that she comply with the law and either certify proposed ballot initiatives or propose language more acceptable to her.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 16:17:00

Enter our Greatest Dog in Arkansas contest

The Times is looking for Arkansas’s top dog. The primo pooch. The ultimate mutt. The peerless purebred. Good dog! Is that your dog? Fill out this quick form to participate in Arkansas Times Greatest Dog in Arkansas contest. Then the public will decide!

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 15:30:00

16 sheriffs endorse Asa Hutchinson

Gov. Asa Hutchinson had a campaign event todasy to announce an endorsement by 16 of the state's 75 sheriffs, including retiring Sheriff Doc Holladay of Pulaski County (a Democrat).

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 14:05:00

The line is open

Here's the open line today. Lots of news today. Check it out on the daily video.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 14:04:00

New Rock the Culture podcast: "Culture, Cohorts, and Cannabis"

In this week’s episode, Antwan Phillips and guest host Kendra Pruitt provide perspective and conversation on the Arkansas Chapter of the Poor People’s Campaign and on the future structure of the LRSD. We discussed a proposed city ordinance to require LRPD to make marijuana arrests a low priority offense with our guests attorney Omavi Shakur and Rev. Ryan D. Davis.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 13:54:00

Making Change at Walmart blasts changes at annual meeting

Making Change at Walmart, the group devoted to criticizing Walmart's labor practices, has blasted the company for planned changes in annual meeting procedures that it says will block workers from the business portion of the meeting and silence critical voices.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 13:21:00

Jason Rapert responds to monument lawsuits

Bro. Sen. Jason Rapert has responded in typical fiery fashion to the constitutional challenge of the 10 Commandments monument. His rights are under attack, he says.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 12:52:00

Judge rules Trump can't block people from following his Twitter account

President Donald J. Trump can’t block Twitter users from following his personal account, a federal judge ruled.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 12:46:00

The NFL adopts anthem rule: Stand or teams will be fined, but there's a player opt-out

The NFL today adopted a rule providing for fines for teams whose players don't stand for the National Anthem. Prediction: The resistance will continue

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 12:02:00

Opponents send best wishes to Democratic nominee Clarke Tucker

Classy concessions today from the Democrats who trailed Clarke Tucker in the Democratic primary race for 2nd District Congress.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 11:44:00

Supreme Court orders Rutledge to act on minimum wage petition

The Supreme Court says Attorney General Leslie Rutledge must act on ballot initiative petitions within three days

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 10:35:00

State income tax returns: Delays possible

State says new security safeguards could slow some state income tax refunds.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 09:17:00

UPDATE: Two lawsuits challenge 10 Commandments monument at Arkansas Capitol

Two groups have filed promised lawsuits against the 10 Commandments monument recently re-erected on the Capitol grounds.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 09:03:00

Ethics questions for David Sterling

David Sterling made the runoff for state Supreme Corut, backed by a gusher of dark and dirty money. His own ethical behavior gives little cause for encouragement.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 07:45:00

Benton County Republican battles come down to handful of votes

Take a look at hotly contested Republican House races in Benton County.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 05:49:00

In Pulaski County, a first and maybe another for African-Americans

Pulaski County election results indicate history was made Tuesday with election of a black candidate as sheriff and the nomination of another African-American to the county clerk's office.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 05:42:41

Are Arkansas court seats for sale? Maybe in one race, no in another

UPDATE: Outside money propelled one candidate into a runoff for a state Supreme Court seat but failed to elect a favored candidate in a race for Arkansas Court of Appeals.

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