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Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 16:04:00

ASU announces $29 million athletic project backed by private booster foundation

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees today approved a ground lease with the Red Wolves Foundation which will take the responsibility for building $29. million worth of improvements to the football stadium.

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Monday, November 20, 2017 - 15:15:00

Monday's open line

Here's the Monday open line and today's news roundup

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Monday, November 20, 2017 - 14:09:00

Protest set on tax legislation

A coalition of groups will demonstrate at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday in front of the state Human Services headquarters at Seventh and Main to show displeasure with the Senate tax legislation.

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Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:51:00

Fayetteville has a City Council opening thanks to Alan Long's resignation

Alan Long has resigned from the Fayetteville City Council with more than three years remaining on his term and the Council itself must decide at its meeting Tuesday whether to fill the seat itself or call a special election.

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Monday, November 20, 2017 - 11:07:00

Crime takes a bite out of sheriff's office

I don't have a report yet but Pulaski sheriff's Lt. Cody Burks confirms that TV was reported missing from a waiting room at the Pulaski County Jail.

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Monday, November 20, 2017 - 07:40:00

About that middle class tax cut .... Interested in a bridge, too?

The poor pay and the rich benefit from the Senate tax bill. Sen. Tom Cotton doesn't see it that way.

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Monday, November 20, 2017 - 07:36:00

Preview of downtown Christmas tree

The Downtown Little Rock Partnership and Arkansas Children's Hospital will have a ceremonial lighting tonight of a white fir Christmas tree at Capitol and Main but Brian Chilson was on hand when they tested the lights Sunday night.

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Monday, November 20, 2017 - 07:32:00

Three killed in medical helicopter crash

Three crew members on a Pafford Medical Services medical helicopter were killed in a crash on a flight from Pine Bluff to DeWitt last night.

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 17:19:00

Sunday open line

Open line and “news” on the Hog football coach.

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Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 09:49:00

The Clintons side by side in Little Rock 25 years after

Bill and Hillary Clinton side by side taking questions from Donald Carville. The only thing more I could have asked for was a seat for Donald Trump to handle the same topics.

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Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 09:03:00

Arkansas a leader in laws against better working conditions

The Economic Policy Institute has compiled a national look at state laws that prevent local governments from mandating better working conditions in cities and counties than state law provides.As you might expect, Arkansas is among the leaders

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 16:24:00

One killed after club fight on Asher Ave.

LRPD report on early morning homicide after Asher Avenue club fight.

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Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 15:28:00

The Clinton anniversary open line; talk includes some Trump digs amid the memories

An open line and a check on the 25th anniversary of Bill Clinton’s presidential election. Already today, Hillary Clinton has signed several thousand copies of her book and made headlines with a Mother Jones interview in which she says the legitimacy of Trump's election remains in doubt.

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Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 07:22:00

CORRECTION: Downtown gets spruced up with lighting ceremony MONDAY

A bit of old-time Christmas magic returns to downtown Little Rock MONDAY NIGHT with the lighting of a 55-foot tree at Capitol and Main festooned with lights and custom-made blown-glass topper.

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Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 07:01:00

Bill and Hillary Clinton talk to be available on the web

All tickets are taken for a talk this afternoon by Bill and Hillary Clinton, moderated by James Carville, but the event will be streamed on the Clinton School of Public Service website at 3:30 p.m. today.

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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 17, 2017 - 15:45:00

Another week done. Another open line.

The Friday open line and the daily news report.

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Friday, November 17, 2017 - 15:42:00

Cavalacade of Trump horrors: Court-packing edition

From the horror show of the Trump administration comes the worst idea yet: A Federalist Society proposal for court packing, from the district level to the Supreme Court to erase any legay of Obama judicial appointees.

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Friday, November 17, 2017 - 14:49:00

Arkansas unemployment rate rose in October

The Arkansas unemployment rate in October rose to 3.6 percent, up from 3.5 percent the month before.  There was an overall drop in the number of people working.

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Friday, November 17, 2017 - 13:54:00

Bobby McCallister agrees to resign as judge

As expected, Saline Circuit Judge Bobby McCallister has settled a pending judicial ethics action over his failure to file income tax returns by agreeing to resign from the bench.

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