Little Rock Newswire (Page 9)

Little Rock Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Little Rock, AR. (Page 9)

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  1. Fall into some musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2010 | Arkansas Times

    What a summer, huh? Tornadoes, egg contaminations, exploding oil rigs and political tensions running almost as high as the record heat which, for whatever reason, has it out for Arkansas. It's got us all ready for the relief that can only come with a change of season.

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  2. Jury deliberations begin in police brutality lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    A federal court jury began deliberating at 11:20 a.m. today in the civil lawsuit by Chris Erwin against retired Little Rock Police Lt. David Hudson for beating him in a Hillcrest restaurant in 2011.

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  3. Governor plans foreign trade tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced today a foreign trade trip to Europe and Israel. He'll be joined by Mike Preston, director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, and several staff members for a trip June 17-24 to France, and Israel.

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  4. Two strong votes for taxes; special elections again prove allureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    In case you missed it, I updated yesterday's item on special elections in the Pulaski County School District and Pine Bluff last night with news that voters in both places had given overwhelming approval to tax issues. Pine Bluff voters favored a seven-year sales tax increase for city improvements 3831-1708.

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  5. Tuesday To-Do: Kiril Laskarov's 'Stradivarius Tuesday' at WildwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    If you ask me, Wildwood's the move for tonight. Your ears probably need serious rehabilitation after hearing Attorney General Jeff Sessions utter the words "I don't recall" roughly 1,245 times today, so consider a drive out to Wildwood Park for the Arts to hear the ASO Concertmaster play a super rare violin.

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  6. Election day in Pulaski County School District, Pine BluffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    A couple of special elections to watch today, for a bond refinance plan to pay for a new high school at Sylvan Hills and for a sales tax to make improvements in Pine Bluff . * The Pulaski County School District wants voters to approve extension of 14.8 debt mills that would expire in 2035 by 13 years to float a $66 million bond issue for building a high school able to accommodate 2,200 students and consolidate separate campuses for ninth graders and 10-12 graders.

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  7. Alleged LRPD brutality civil suit in federal court: Day OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    Tense legal drama in federal court today as attorneys squared off for a federal civil trial sought by a man who was pummeled by a Little Rock police lieutenant in October 2011 outside a restaurant on Kavanaugh Boulevard As seen in a bystander's video of the incident [above], Chris Erwin was struck at least 7 times in the face by Little Rock Police Lt. David Hudson outside Hillcrest's Ferneau restaurant on Oct. 29, 2011.

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  8. Monday's open lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    Melanie Martin, a senior deputy prosecuting attorney in Pulaski County, has announced as a candidate for First Division Little Rock District Court judge in the election in May 2018. An urban planner in Dallas says freeways are not always the answer.

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  9. Cultures clash as Chinese money pours into U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    CULTURAL DIFFERENCES: Cao Dewang, a Chinese investor, has encountered some tension in establishing a plant for his auto glass manufacturing company in Ohio, the New York Times reports. The New York Times today writes of a clash of cultures where Chinese investors have taken over U.S. manufacturing facilities.

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  10. Religious leaders gather today to support Wendell GriffenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    Speaking of religion and the Arkansas Capitol: The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will lead a news conference and rally at the Capitol at noon today, joined by religious leaders and scholars, to discuss religious freedom and the case of Judge Wendell Griffen. Griffen faces disciplinary action for deciding a case related to property rights over execution drugs the same day on which he later joined a demonstration at the Governor's Mansion that included death penalty protests.

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  11. Cinemax cancels 'Quarry' after first seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    "Quarry," the eight-episode series based on the work of author Max Allan Collins and co-created by Michael Fuller and Little Rock native Graham Gordy, will not return to Cinemax for a second season. Fuller announced the end of the series in a statement on his blog.

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  12. Arkansas Supreme Court affirms contempt finding against city of Little RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    He'd challenged the circuit court's denial of his motion to suppress some evidence, including recordings found on Lewis' cell phone. Investigators had traced a call on Carter's phone to a phone belonging to Lewis' wife.

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  13. The Trump administration attack on public educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    The bad news is the Trump budget. The good news is that most think even the Republican Congress won't buy it all.

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  14. Separate and unequalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    Faced with a solid recommendation by a panel of state employees to revoke the charter of Covenant Keepers charter school in Southwest Little Rock, the state Board of Education voted again last week to forgive the school's poor academic and financial record. The board took over the Little Rock School District two years ago and won't let go, though 45 of its 48 schools exceed the performance of Covenant Keepers and the others are easily in its league academically.

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  15. Final order issued in Jerry Jones illegal gift to copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    GIFTED: Jerry Jones with Michael Gibbons, head of the North Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police who coordinated the illegal gift to city officers. Gibbons also was cited for an unintentional violation of the ethics statute.

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  16. The problem with charter schools. First, they aren't public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    A statement worth reading from the Network for Public Education on public schools and charter schools, which are NOT public schools in any meaningful sense of the word except for receiving public tax dollars. It's a ringing declaration of support for public schools, open to all, as a pillar of democracy.

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  17. Pine Bluff considers tax to support private development effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    Jeannie Roberts reports in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette this morning on a special sales tax election in Pine Bluff on the question of increasing the local sales tax by 5-8ths of a cent for seven years to produce $32 million for community development efforts. Early voting begins Tuesday.

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  18. Fall into some musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2010 | Arkansas Times

    What a summer, huh? Tornadoes, egg contaminations, exploding oil rigs and political tensions running almost as high as the record heat which, for whatever reason, has it out for Arkansas. It's got us all ready for the relief that can only come with a change of season.

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  19. Little Rock City Hall imposes photo ID rule to enterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    Little Rock City Manager Bruce Moore has made it harder for citizens to do business at City Hall. You now have to present a photo ID to visit City Hall, the Democrat-Gazette reported this morning.

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  20. Looking for an open line?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    An important piece of the Broadway Bridge replacement - a new southbound ramp from the bridge to Highway 10 in Little Rock - will open Monday. Said the Highway Department: An urban planner in Dallas says freeways are not always the answer.

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