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Arkansas Times 7h
Lawyers for former Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson have filed an objection to the government’s request to submit additional evidence for the charge that he spent campaign money on himself and failed to pay income taxes.
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Arkansas Times 9h
”Her art and, arguably, her beauty allowed her to move through the world like a double agent, someone who satisfied people’s strict expectations & also messed with them, someone who understood that her effect on people was the best card in a crummy hand.”
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Arkansas Times 11h
Gov. Asa Hutchinson hasn’t yet set an election date for the special election to fill the House District 36 seat vacated by Democrat Charles Blake, but a line is forming for Democratic candidates to succeed him.
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Arkansas Times 11h
NEA Report has been doing some useful reporting on the vagaries of law enforcement when cops encounter people with medical marijuana cards and marijuana in their possession. Prediction: Court cases will be necessary to sort it out.
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Arkansas Times May 23
A remarkably dishonest, contemptuous performance today by Arkansas native daughter Sarah Huckabee Sanders, filling her role as apologist and defender for Donald Trump. It came in an interview with CNN, a rare Sanders appearance other than on Fox.
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Arkansas Times May 23
Can you laminate your medical marijuana card?
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Arkansas Times May 23
Thurston, who took office in January, spent $68,000 on new furnishings and other improvements. He told KATV the office is not just a place to have meetings but a “centerpiece” for the state.
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Arkansas Times May 23
Dem presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg drew a little local attention the other day from a Boston Globe article about help from friends he’d made in Harvard, including former state Rep. Clarke Tucker.
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Arkansas Times May 22
Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today issued a news release on the “vicious trend of vaping.” She encouraged adults to be watchful and educate younger people about the dangers of e-cigarettes.
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Arkansas Times May 22
Gov. Asa Hutchinson has scheduled a 10:30 a.m. news conference today to announce the 15 “secretaries” of the cabinet created by reorganization of government departments.
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Arkansas Times May 22
Mother Jones has compiled the comprehensive account of Mike Huckabee’s political and legal fight to keep the public off the strip of beach in front of his $3 million home near Destin, Fla.
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Arkansas Times May 21
The Arkansas Educational Television Network apparently didn’t broadcast the first episode of the animated series “Arthur” May 13 that included a same-sex marriage.
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Arkansas Times May 21
Yotam Ottolenghi’s Instagram, Captain Disillusion, “The Dream” podcast, the return of David Berman and more in this week's Arkansas Times Recommends.
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Arkansas Times May 21
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the presidential candidate, will attend the Walmart stockholders meeting June 5 in Rogers to introduce a proposal to give a seat on the corporation board to a representative of Walmart employees.
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Arkansas Times May 21
A FOIA request by blogger Russ Racop turned up a purchase order by the city of Little Rock to pay Design Group Marketing $4,990 for work on a video Mayor Frank Scott Jr. released of Police Officer Charles Starks’ fatal shooting of Bradley Blackshire.
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Arkansas Times May 17
As predicted here yesterday, Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott Jr. has hired, or at least says he intends to hire, Charles Blake, who resigned yesterday as a Democratic state legislator, as his chief of staff.
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Arkansas Times May 17
The Democratic-controlled U.S. House today passed legislation to expand the federal civil rights act to include sexual orientation and gender identity.
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Arkansas Times May 17
KARK reports on the one-year prison sentence former assistant high school principal Keith Hearnsberger received Thursday for a 2017 hit-and-run on Bates Drive that seriously injured police officer Johnny Gilbert. Jr.
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Arkansas Times May 17
KATV’s Jason Pederson reported last night on the continuing drug-related deaths in Arkansas prison units — five more linked to the synthetic drug K2 — and got a rare interview with prison director Wendy Kelley.
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Arkansas Times May 16
Million-dollar Monument Trails are the latest offerings in Arkansas’s state parks, thanks to a collaboration by the Walton Family Foundation, the Arkansas Parks and Recreation Foundation and Arkansas State Parks and Tourism Department.
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