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  1. PAC won't end ad saying black men will face rape accusationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Star Tribune

    A political action committee said Friday that it won't pull radio ads in hotly contested races in Arkansas and Missouri that suggest African American men will face rape accusations if Democrats win midterm elections. An ad from Black Americans for the President's Agenda in an Arkansas congressional race features a woman saying "white Democrats will be lynching black folk again."

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  2. Democratic House candidate calls attack mailers "racist"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Star Tribune

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - An Arkansas Democratic congressional candidate on Thursday denounced immigration attack mailers sent out by a Republican senator's political action committee as "racist" and "fearmongering."

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  3. Little Rock 9 student dedicates commemorative benchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Elizabeth Eckford, one of the nine black students who first integrated Little Rock's Central High School in 1957, walked to a bus stop bench Tuesday on the corner of 16th Street and Park Street as hundreds of people watched, much as she'd done exactly 61 years ago. This time, however, the onlookers weren't furious and violent white protesters who blocked her entrance to the high school, but friends and community members who gathered to watch Eckford and current Central High students dedicate a commemorative bench as part of the school's Civil Rights Memory Project.

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  4. Arkansas race shows Democrats' hope for red state winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Running for a congressional seat in a red state that went for Donald Trump two years ago, Clarke Tucker talks often about his bout with cancer and the federal care health law that expanded coverage for those without insurance. "I beat cancer here and became one of the million Arkansans with a pre-existing condition," he says in one television ad, standing in front of a cancer institute in Little Rock.

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  5. Hard to do: Businesses may need to break up with customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Paige NeJame, who owns a CertaPro franchise, said complaints don't have to mean an end, but owners need to know the "difference between 'picky' and 'intolerable.' a <" - It's not me, it's you: Though it can be painful, sometimes, a business owner needs to break up with a customer.

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  6. Hard to do: Businesses may need to break up with customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Star Tribune

    It's not me, it's you: Though it can be painful, sometimes, a business owner needs to break up with a customer. "The payments became a week late, two weeks, a month late and then the final month it never came," says Gildner, co-founder of Discosloth, a marketing company in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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  7. Lawsuits seek removal of Arkansas Ten Commandments displayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Star Tribune

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Opponents of a Ten Commandments display at the Arkansas state Capitol filed federal lawsuits Wednesday to have the monument removed, arguing it's an unconstitutional endorsement of religion by government Separate complaints were filed challenging the display, which was installed on the Capitol grounds last month.

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  8. Democrats pin hopes on US House seat in Arkansas electionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Democrats in central Arkansas will choose the party's nominee for a Republican-held U.S. House seat the party believes it has a chance to reclaim this fall, while a state Supreme Court justice is seeking re-election in a campaign that's marked by an onslaught of attack ads from an out-of-state group. The Arkansas Secretary of State's office hasn't predicted how many of the state's 1.7 million registered voters will cast a ballot in Tuesday's primary and nonpartisan judicial election.

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  9. The Latest: Arkansas judge says outside campaign ads can airRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Star Tribune

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Latest on an out-of-state group advertising in the race for an Arkansas Supreme Court seat : An Arkansas judge has ruled that some TV stations can resume running an out-of-state conservative group's ad criticizing a state Supreme Court justice seeking re-election, and the ruling comes just hours after another judge blocked other stations from airing it.

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  10. Citing family illness, Little Rock mayor won't seek 4th termRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Star Tribune

    In a surprise announcement Tuesday, the mayor of Arkansas' largest city said he would not seek a fourth term in office, citing a serious illness in his family. Mark Stodola has served as Little Rock's mayor since 2007 and says he plans to return to the private sector once his term ends.

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  11. The Latest: Ruling halting 6 farmers from dicamba ban haltedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Star Tribune

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Latest on efforts to exempt farmers from a ban of a controversial herbicide : Arkansas' attorney general is asking a judge to dissolve an order exempting a group of farmers from the state's ban of a controversial herbicide.

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  12. Veteran gorilla Fatou celebrates 61st birthday at Berlin zooRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Fatou the gorilla, believed to be one of the world's oldest, is celebrating her 61st birthday at Berlin's zoo - nearly six decades after she found her way to Germany from a French bar. The zoo says she shares the title of world's oldest female gorilla with Trudy, a gorilla at the zoo in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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  13. The Latest: Defense seeks home detention for ex-judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Star Tribune

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Latest on the sentencing for a former Arkansas judge who admitted trading lighter sentences for sexual favors : A sentencing hearing is underway for a former Arkansas judge who admitted giving lighter sentences to some defendants in exchange for sexual favors.

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  14. FBI had probed convicted ex-Arkansas judge 20 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Star Tribune

    A former Arkansas judge who admitted giving lighter sentences to male defendants in return for sexual favors was investigated for similar crimes while a part-time deputy prosecutor more than two decades ago, but federal prosecutors opted not to charge him because he agreed to step down, according to court records filed ahead of the judge's sentencing. Joseph Boeckmann later became a district judge at Wynne in eastern Arkansas, then for years preyed on men misfortunate enough to land in his courtroom.

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  15. How taxpayers who want help can find a reputable preparerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | Star Tribune

    If the thought of preparing your own tax return feels overwhelming - even with do-it-yourself software - there is always the option of hiring a professional preparer. Even people who have done their own taxes for years can reach a point where their return becomes more complex and pushes them beyond their comfort level, said Brian L. Thompson, president of the National Society of Accountants.

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  16. The Latest: Murder-suicide suspected in Arkansas deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Star Tribune

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Latest on a shooting that killed two people outside of an Arkansas cosmetics factory.

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  17. Ex-Miss America from Arkansas squares off with state senatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | Star Tribune

    A former Miss America says that while an Arkansas politician is criticizing a public university that put up a billboard touting its dance program, society needs both entertainers and engineers to move forward. Savvy Shields, who danced to jazz music on her way to the 2017 Miss America title, disagreed with Sen. Bart Hester on Twitter this week after he questioned whether the University of Arkansas at Little Rock had misplaced its priorities.

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  18. Ex-Ataris bassist indicted, accused of telemarketing fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The former bassist of the rock band The Ataris awaits arraignment after he and a woman were indicted on federal conspiracy and fraud charges. Michael Sean Davenport was arrested last month at a Little Rock, Arkansas, airport on a warrant issued by a southern Illinois federal court accusing him of running a telemarketing business in Santa Barbara, California, for eight years.

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  19. Amid calls from Trump, FBI renews questions over Clinton FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton during an event commemorating the 25th anniversary of his election in Little Rock, Ark., on November 18, 2017. FBI agents have renewed asking questions about the dealings of the Clinton Foundation amid calls from President Trump and top Republicans for the Justice Department to take a fresh look at politically charged accusations of corruption.

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  20. Arkansas deputies fatally shoot man suspected in 2 slayingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The deaths happened Monday near the small town of Romance, about 35 miles northeast of Little Rock. White County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Phillip Miller says authorities responding to a possible shooting found a woman dead and a wounded man who died on the way to a hospital.

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