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  1. Two Razorbacks face suspensions for mingling with opposing squad's dance teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Arkansas Times

    ESPN and various other outlets report that Arkansas Razorbacks defensive backs Kamren Curl and Ryan Pulley have been suspended from the team's final game against Missouri this Friday. The infraction is a bit mysterious, but the two were apparently chumming it up with a couple of members of the Mississippi State dance team prior to the start of last Saturday's game.

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  2. When Arkansas Works doesn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Arkansas Times

    'I CAN'T WORK IF I CAN'T EVEN MOVE': Nannette Ruelle has been rationing medication for neuropathic pain in her feet and ankles since her insurance was cut off in September. She's locked out of Arkansas Works until Jan. 1. Nannette Ruelle is watching three numbers tick downward as the year comes to a close.

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  3. West Little Rock politicians press for expansion of Pinnacle middle school to high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Arkansas Times

    Republican politicians have banded together to push for expansion of the Pinnacle View middle school on Highway 10 into high school grades to serve western Little Rock. Republican Reps.

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  4. Wesley Clark: Trump doesn't understand role of commander in chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Arkansas Times

    Wesley Clark , the retired NATO commander from Little Rock, writes critically today in the Washington Post about Donald Trump as commander in chief. It's an epic list of Trump actions large and small that indicate bullying, insensitivity or simple lack of understanding of the rituals of military service.

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  5. Democrat-Gazette editorial writers flunk on teacher lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Arkansas Times

    WHY STOP AT 22 LR SCHOOLS? Democrat-Gazette editorial writer shoujld consider another 167 D and F schools in Arkansas. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette editorial page's animus toward the Little Rock School District and its teachers' union has never been more apparent than in recent swipes tied to Education Commissioner Johnny Key's plan to waive the teacher fair dismissal law, particularly targeting 22 schools graded D and F on the state's test score-dependent grading system.

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  6. The cops and robbers open lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | Arkansas Times

    Here's your open line. The news is mostly from the LRPD. * Another shooting death in Little Rock this morning.

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  7. Saturday's open lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Arkansas Times

    Little Rock mayoral candidate Frank Scott Jr. today ripped the Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police for "divisive politics" but more importantly called for a change in the form of Little Rock government. His opponent Baker Kurrus says Scott is only now adopting things he's been saying for months about expanding mayoral powers.

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  8. Four dead after bloody day in Little RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Arkansas Times

    Carnage in Little Rock Friday. * Two women and a man were found dead and a juvenile was found critically wounded in a car that wrecked about 10:30 p.m. near 14th and Peyton.

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  9. Little Rock's government and mayoral power take\ center stage in runoff for mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Arkansas Times

    Little Rock mayoral candidate Frank Scott Jr. today ripped the Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police for "divisive politics" but more importantly called for a change in the form of Little Rock government. His opponent, Baker Kurrus, responded that he's been emphasizing ideas for making the mayor's office stronger for months and suggested Scott was now responding to that, including Kurrus' remarks to me yesterday about taking charge of the selection of a new police chief and generally having a city manager acting at his direction.

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  10. The Lightning Round EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Arkansas Times

    What's purported to be a final-words essay from condemned prisoner Kenneth Williams was distributed today by Deborah Robinson, a freelance journalist in Arkansas. He reflects on his execution, his victims, reactions of inmates and big servings of fried chicken, which he says are given to all inmates on execution days.

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  11. Thank goodness open line and news roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Arkansas Times

    State Rep. Michael John Gray says he'll seek another term as chairman of the Arkansas Democratic Party after an election with scant gains for Democrats and his own defeat for re-election. What's purported to be a final-words essay from condemned prisoner Kenneth Williams was distributed today by Deborah Robinson, a freelance journalist in Arkansas.

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  12. Commission disciplines two district judgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Arkansas Times

    The Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission announced ethical findings against two district judges. Judge Jim O'Hern of the Fort Smith division of Sebastian County District Court and Judge David Carruth of the Clarendon-Holly Grove division of Monroe County District court both received letters of admonishment.

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  13. Unemployment rate unchanged in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Arkansas Times

    A federal judge has temporarily restored the White House press credentials of CNN's Jim Acosta, barred essentially because Donald Trump doesn't like him. June 2018 is the expected publication date for a novel collaboration by former President Bill Clinton and crime writer James Patterson.

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  14. Tom Cotton pats himself on the back for defeating Clarke TuckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Arkansas Times

    DIRT WORKS: Tom Cotton PAC-funded mailers helped drive down Clarke Tucker's ratings and threw him off message, Cotton claims. Sen. Tom Cotton has sent a memo to supporters of his Republican Majority Fund PAC taking credit for significant help to Republican Rep. French Hill in more than $200,000 spent to drive down Democratic challenger Clarke Tucker's popularity and throw him off message with direct mail attacks.

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  15. Race, Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police and the mayor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Arkansas Times

    Catching up on developments in the ugly note the Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police injected into the runoff race for mayor yesterday . Roderick Talley, a lead complainant in blockbuster investigative reporting by the Washington Post on abusive practices by the Little Rock Police Department , fled after being arrested for arriving late for a court appearance in Cross County on Tuesday.

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  16. CALS checks out works from the Arkansas Arts CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Arkansas Times

    The Arkansas Arts Center will close in November 2019 for a massive renovation, now estimated at close to $100 million, but that doesn't mean it won't have a presence. In a clever collaboration with the Central Arkansas Library System, 3D objects from the permanent collection will be exhibited at CALS branches, its Main Library, and the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies.

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  17. Kurrus says he'd take control of police chief selection processRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Arkansas Times

    Baker Kurrus , in the runoff with Frank Scott Jr . for Little Rock mayor, is trying to establish himself as an agent of change and he illustrated one obvious point today: When it comes to choosing a new police chief, he sees the mayor, not the city manager, as the leader of that process.

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  18. All aboard: Rail Yard grand opening tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Arkansas Times

    The Rail Yard, the East Village knockoff of the Texas Truck Yard in Dallas, will hold its grand opening from 4-9 p.m. tonight at 1212 E. Sixth St. The venture by three Little Rock women, which opened softly to the Progressive Arkansas Women's PAC on election night for its watch party, includes the brick-and-mortar home of food truck Count Porkula BBQ and food trucks in Tacos authentic Mexican food outside and barbecue and drinks inside. Sisters-in-law Murry and Linda Newbern and their cousin Virginia Ann Young conceived The Rail Yard after they visited the popular Dallas food-truck-surrounded beer garden.

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  19. Plaintiff in Little Rock police case accused of hitting deputy in Cross CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Arkansas Times

    Roderick Talley, the plaintiff in a case over abusive Little Rock police practices in drug raids, w as named Wednesday in a Cross County sheriff's report for driving into a deputy while attempting to avoid arrest on a failure to appear in court warrant. Talley was due to appear in court on an unknown charge .

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  20. Blake announces voter reform legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Arkansas Times

    State Rep. Charles Blake of Little Rock has sent us draft legislation of a vote security law . It's timely, with v suppression on the rise here and elsewhere and lingering problems nationwide as votes continue to be counted in tight elections.

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