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  1. The Truth is Out There Open LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Arkansas Times

    The Citizens First Congress, a coalition of Arkansas community organizations, hosted a rally against the GOP tax bill at the state capitol in Little Rock. Times photographer Brian Chilson was on the scene.

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  2. Citizens group protests GOP congressional tax plan at Arkansas CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Arkansas Times

    The Citizens First Congress , a coalition of Arkansas community organizations, hosted a rally against the GOP tax bill at the state capitol in Little Rock. Times photographer Brian Chilson was on the scene.

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  3. Democratic candidate for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | Arkansas Times

    "It's an honor, it's a privilege to be the head football coach at the University of Arkansas. The one thing you'll never have to do is, you'll never have to tell me .

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  4. The week's over and the line's openRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Arkansas Times

    Headlines for December 15, 2017: the Association of Arkansas Counties filed a lawsuit against a number of distributors and manufacturers of prescription opioids, farmer Allan Curtis Jones was found guilty of second degree murder in a dicamba-related incident and Think Big Little Rock pitches big ideas to the Chamber.

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  5. Bash-O-Bash encourages genderfluid kids to express themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | Arkansas Times

    FAST FOX: One of Bash-O-Bash's only initially openly gender fluid characters, Fast Fox, identifies as a girl, is the youngest character, loves to race, dress up and is a founding member of the local makerspace. Looking through illustrator Bryan Moats' portfolio, there are traces of whimsy that make his work seem almost predestined for the pages of children's books.

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  6. Think Big Little Rock makes its pitch to Little Rock ChamberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 15 | Arkansas Times

    Think Big Little Rock , a group of around 100 young professionals aged 25 to 40, presented their vision for the Little Rock region yesterday at the Little Rock Regional Chamber's annual meeting at the Convention Center. Conceived and funded by Fifty for the Future , a coalition of business and community leaders, Think Big Little Rock was charged with developing an action plan to "improve the overall community in the Little Rock region for young professionals."

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  7. No Red Cross number on the wall? For shame, Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | Arkansas Times

    It would be interesting to know why Arkansas Department of Health inspectors have, for the first time, been concerned whether there is a Red Cross phone number posted in clinics that provide abortion services. In recent inspections, the department found infractions in rules at Arkansas's Planned Parenthood clinics that could have put their licenses in jeopardy.

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  8. Ken Richardson pushing for ordinance to make marijuana arrests low priority in Little RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | Arkansas Times

    City Director Ken Richardson , Ward 2, is beginning a push for marijuana arrests and investigations to be made a low priority in Little Rock. He sent an email, after conversations from the board, with a sample ordinance from Fayetteville and says he hopes to take up the issue in January.

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  9. Tech Park 2.0: Architects present for next phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | Arkansas Times

    The board: Dickson Flake, Kevin Zaffaroni, C.J. Duvall, Nancy Gray, John Burgess.Not shown: Darrin Williams and Jay Chesshir. The three finalists in the Little Rock Technology Park's search for an architect to design the next phase of park development - a six-story, 100,000-square-foot building on the empty lot between the park, at 417 Main St., and the KATV, Channel 7, building at 401 Main - presented to the board this afternoon.

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  10. Two Little Rock police recruits fired after controversy over Facebook postRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | Arkansas Times

    The D-G reports that two Little Rock police recruits were fired last week after a controversy over a past Facebook post that used a racial slur. The firings come after an Internal Affairs investigation that was opened in November.

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  11. Windgate makes $300,000 grant to Pulaski Tech for artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Arkansas Times

    A grant of $300,000 from the Windgate Charitable Foundation in Siloam Springs will promote UA Pulaski Tech's arts programming at its Center for Humanities and Arts , the college announced today. The Windgate Foundation - which also provided $20.3 million for the new arts facility at UA Little Rock - has been a generous supporter of CHARTS, providing $1 million to furnish and equip the facility, which includes classrooms, a 450-seat theater and the Windgate Gallery, and providing a $500,000 challenge grant to create an endowment, which Pulaski Tech met.

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  12. Wildfire near Buffalo River containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Arkansas Times

    A wildfire is now contained near the Buffalo River in Newton County Monday morning . According to the National Parks Service, crews are still working to extinguish the fire that's blazing near Boxley Valley and Kingston along Highway 21 near the Buffalo River.

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  13. Sinclair pushing attacks on Southern Poverty Law Center on local affiliates, including KATVRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | Arkansas Times

    The Sinclair Broadcast Group , the right-leaning television broadcasting behemoth which owns more than stations in its chain, has been forcing local news stations under its umbrella to air attacks on the Southern Poverty Law Center , Media Matters reports . Sinclair owns KATV, Channel 7, in Little Rock, as well as KFSM-5 and KXNW-34 in Fort Smith, and WREG, a Memphis station with Arkansas coverage.

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  14. Saturday night lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Arkansas Times

    The Citizens First Congress, a coalition of Arkansas community organizations, will host a rally against the GOP tax bill. The rally is planned for Saturday, December 16, at 11:30 a.m., at the Arkansas State Capitol.

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  15. 2nd District polling on Tucker vs. Hill underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Arkansas Times

    There was polling underway earlier this week for 2nd District Congress. Among the tests: U.S. Rep. French Hill vs. state Rep. Clarke Tucker .

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  16. Molly McCully Brown's book of poetry lands on New York Times best of the year listRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Arkansas Times

    Molly McCully Brown, the current and inaugural recipient of The Oxford American Literary Project's Jeff Baskin Writers Fellowship , got rightfully lauded again by the New York Times . Dwight Garner, after gushing about the poems in a review earlier this year, named the book among the best of 2017 .

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  17. Citizens group plans rally in Little Rock against GOP tax billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Arkansas Times

    The Citizens First Congress, a coalition of Arkansas community organizations, will host a rally against the GOP tax bill. The House and Senate have each passed their own version of the bill and Republican lawmakers are working now to reconcile those differences and pass a final bill.

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  18. Ethan Hawke's Blaze Foley biopic bound for SundanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Arkansas Times

    "Some kind of savior singing the blues A derelict in your duct tape shoes Your orphan clothes and your long dark hair Looking like you didn't care, drunken angel Blood spilled out from the hole in your heart Over the strings of your guitar The worn down places in the wood That once made you feel so good, drunken angel Drunken angel You're on the other side." -"Drunken Angel," Lucinda Williams "Blaze," the Ethan Hawke feature film about Malvern native Blaze Foley, is bound for the Sundance Film Festival in 2018 in the American drama category.

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  19. Little Rock native Ashlie Atkinson to star in new Spike Lee filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Arkansas Times

    Little Rock native and Hendrix College graduate Ashlie Atkinson is to join the cast of the next Spike Lee film, "Black Klansman," a biopic about a black detective in Colorado Springs, Colo., who climbed the ranks of the local Ku Klux Klan chapter . The film's cast includes John David Washington as the titular Ron Stallworth, Adam Driver as a Jewish undercover police officer and Atkinson as Connie Kendrickson.

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  20. High caseloads hinder face-to-face visits with foster kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Arkansas Times

    Despite recent improvements in Arkansas's overloaded foster care system, the state Department of Human Services' Division of Children and Family Services is struggling to reduce the average caseload of its field staff, DCFS monthly data indicates. One consequence of high caseloads is that some foster children have little direct contact with the child welfare agency ultimately responsible for their care.

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