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Saturday, February 23, 2019

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 12:52:00

New episode of Out in Arkansas podcast: Poetry and Privilege

Out in Arkansas’s hosts Traci Berry and Angie Bowen talk about all the things because all the things are LGBTQ things.

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Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 07:44:00

Satanists sign up to keep Highway 300 clean

KFSM reports on Satanic Arkansas's joining the state anti-litter program, with a commitment to police a stretch of Highway 300 near Roland in Pulaski County.

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Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 07:37:00

Post writer presses case on no-knock Little Rock police drug raids

Radley Balko, the Washington Post writer who's exposed Little Rock police drug raid practices, has been pressing the city on its defense of LRPD.

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Friday, February 22, 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 17:17:00

The No Return to Local Control for the LRSD Edition

Max and Lindsey talk about the latest from the legislature, paying off former LR Mayor Mark Stodola for accrued time off and the state’s new impossible exit criteria for the Little Rock School District.

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Friday, February 22, 2019 - 15:02:00

Trump administration moves to shut down family planning by Planned Parenthood

The Trump administration has issued the anticipated rule shutting off family planning money to agencies that also provide abortion — a blow aimed particularly at Planned Parenthood.

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Friday, February 22, 2019 - 14:45:00

Little Rock police deadly force lawsuit allowed to proceed, but city exempted

Federal Judge Leon Holmes today dismissed the city of Little Rock and former Police Chief Kenton Buckner from a lawsuit over the use of deadly force by Officer Dennis Hutchins, but said the case against Hutchins could proceed.

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Friday, February 22, 2019 - 14:24:00

Retired judge reprimanded for personal use of office

Retired Circuit Judge Philip Smith of Pocahontas was reprimanded today by the Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission..

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Friday, February 22, 2019 - 14:11:00

TGIF: An open line and the daily news roundup

Here's your daily news roundup. And this is the open line.

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Friday, February 22, 2019 - 13:02:00

11 named to study Little Rock city government

An 11-member committee has been appointed to study Little Rock city government and report later this year.

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Friday, February 22, 2019 - 12:37:00

LR police shoot and kill driver after traffic stop

A Little Rock police officer shot and killed a driver after a traffic stop this morning at Rodney Parham and 12th Street, according to a report on KTHV.

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Friday, February 22, 2019 - 12:02:00

Sex offender charged after attending elementary's Christmas party as an elf

Fox 16 reported yesterday that a sex offender dressed as an elf posed for pictures with kids at Lawson Elementary at an after-school Christmas party last year and school officials were slow to report the discovery to authorities. The Pulaski County School District responded in detail today.

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Friday, February 22, 2019 - 10:57:00

The blackface yearbook search turns up a 1967 photo at the University of Arkansas

The great yearbook search engendered by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam continues, unsurprisingly, to yield more examples, including in a 1967 University of Arkansas yearbook.

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Friday, February 22, 2019 - 10:06:00

Shooting closes West Mountain summit in Hot Springs

A shooting Thursday evening at the West Mountain Overlook in Hot Springs prompted the National Park Service to close the West Mountain Summit and some trails temporarily. They are tight-lipped about details.

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Friday, February 22, 2019 - 07:11:00

The feeding scandal rolls on with 17th sentencing

The U.S. attorney's office announced another sentencing Thursday in the multi-million-dollar scandal of theft from the Arkansas Department of Human Services' operation of feeding programs for poor children.

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Friday, February 22, 2019 - 07:03:00

More evidence that Arkansas Medicaid work rule is bad news for poor people

Here's another report on Arkansas's flawed rule requiring work efforts by Medicaid recipients. More criticism.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 15:02:00

Senate passes major part of governor's highway tax bill

The Arkansas Senate today passed a major part of Gov. Asa Hutchinson's $300 million highway tax bill. The vote was 27-8, the three-quarters needed, and it goes to the House.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 14:47:00

Senate defeats bill to alter alimony law

The Senate failed Thursday to approve Sen. Bob Ballinger's bill that would open the door to reopening all alimony cases and allow a judge to call an end to permanent alimony awards.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 13:54:00

Thursday: The open line and the daily news video

The open line and the daily news video with comment on highway taxes, school lunch money, gambling and a number of good deeds.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 12:37:00

Gambling on the Constitution a hot topic at public hearing

The Arkansas Racing Commission, which regulates casino gambling, is holding a public hearing today on rules for expanded casino gambling in the state. Most of the talk is about Pope County.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:34:00

UCA brings former Hog coach Lou Holtz to town

Lou Holtz is coming to Conway March 7.

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