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  1. Huckabee to speak at Right to Life dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Porterville Recorder

    Former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate Mike Huckabee will be the keynote speaker at the 21st Annual Making a Difference for Life fundraising banquet Sept. 8 in Visalia.

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  2. Five southern state DOTs earn transportation projects awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Trucker

    The departments of transportation of five states - Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee - won awards Tuesday in a national competition that recognizes excellence in transportation projects that improve travel safety, reduce roadway congestion and provide more travel options to consumers. The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials presented the awards at the Southern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials conference in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

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  3. Inquiry on foster care summons one judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Lawmakers on Tuesday subpoenaed a Pulaski County juvenile court judge to answer questions about her reported refusal to give priority to relatives in the placement of children who are in state custody. During a Joint Performance Review Committee meeting held at a youth detention center near Alexander, members listened to testimony that former Children and Family Services Division Director Cecile Blucker gave in March.

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  4. Division chief at DHS adds role as deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    Arkansas Medicaid Director Dawn Stehle will become one of the state Department of Human Services' two deputy directors on Thursday, the department announced Tuesday.

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  5. Arkansas landfill nears closure stageRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Recycling Today

    The Division of Building Authority of the state of Arkansas has issued a notice to contractors seeking bidders to close a landfill complex in Mountain Home, Arkansas, in the north central part of the state. According to the notice, sealed bids will be received until Sept.

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  6. Is the alt-right anti-Semitic?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The movement that has emerged from conservatism -- and in some ways has turned against it -- appears to be nudging its way into the American mainstream as it attaches itself to the success of Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee. Its followers and intellectuals have also been associated with anti-Semitism.

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  7. Anti-immigrant and white supremacist, maybe. But is the alt-right anti-Semitic?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    The movement that has emerged from conservatism - and in some ways has turned against it - appears to be nudging its way into the American mainstream as it attaches itself to the success of Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee. Its followers and intellectuals have also been associated with anti-Semitism.

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  8. Group Asks Arkansas Court Asked to Block Measure on Medical Lawsuit CapsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    A group opposed to a ballot proposal that would place limits on damages in medical lawsuits asked Arkansas' highest court to block voting on the proposed constitutional amendment in November. Fairness for Arkansans, a group that was formed by the Arkansas Bar Association to oppose the measure, asked the state Supreme Court to remove the proposed amendment from the ballot or bar the secretary of state's office from counting any votes for the measure.

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  9. Leadership changes announced at DHSRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    I've been asking DHS for two days about reports that Dawn Stehle was being elevated at DHS to the deputy director's job being vacated by Mark White. The non-response was telling.

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  10. NFL Great Jerry Rice Slams 49er's Flag-Sitting StuntRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | News Max

    Legendary wide receiver Jerry Rice has tackled Colin Kaepernick for not standing during the National Anthem last week - telling the San Francisco 49ers quarterback his action was "disrespectful." At a preseason game with Green Bay Packers last Friday, Kaepernick remained seated as the Star-Spangled Banner was played, explaining: "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color."

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  11. Mike Huckabee: Colin Kaepernick an 'Arrogant Fool'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | News Max

    The San Francisco 49ers quarterback who refused to stand for the Star-Spangled Banner last week is "an arrogant fool" who "seems determined to dig himself into a pit," former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says. "The $20 million or so that [Colin] Kaepernick makes every year is over 800 times what the average active duty US Army enlistee makes for protecting his right to be an arrogant fool," Huckabee wrote Tuesday on his Facebook page.

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  12. History Minute: The marvel of John Wesley SnyderRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    "Within my lifetime, we have gone from cranking telephones to interplanetary communications," John Wesley Snyder marveled at his own life. His own life was a marvel, moving from delivering the Jonesboro Evening Sun as a youngster to eventually serving in the cabinet of President Harry S. Truman.

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  13. Tuesday's open line and the day's videoRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    Gilbert Baker, the former state senator and state Republican Party chair, was "belligerent and emotional" after Conway police arrested him Friday night for DWI, refusing a breath alcohol test and erratic driving. Former Circuit Judge Mike Maggio of Conway pleaded guilty to federal bribery charges on Friday in U.S. District Court.

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  14. Arkansan on Obama's latest commutation listRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    President Obama today announced commutations of the sentences of 111 federal prisoners convicted on non-violent drug charges, including one from Arkansas. More here.

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  15. Evangelist Alveda King: While All Not Endorsing, We Should All be Praying and VotingRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Christian Newswire

    Contact: Leslie Palma, 347-286-7277 ATLANTA, Aug. 30, 2016 / Christian Newswire / -- The following is submitted by Evangelist Alveda King: In 2007, during the Presidential elections of the United States, I endorsed my last candidate, Governor Sam Brownback. When he left the campaign, I was about to endorse another candidate, Governor Mike Huckabee.

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  16. Trump's Immigration Address Expected to Be Tightrope ActRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | News Max

    Republican nominee Donald Trump will have to walk a fine line in the major immigration speech he is scheduled to deliver Wednesday, with pundits saying it is unclear what policy he will spell out, The Hill reported. Most observers say Trump will not make any major policy changes in the address, but will try to craft the speech to appeal to both his solid supporters and to attract a wider spectrum of people who might consider voting for him.

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  17. Vote Pro-life and Pro-AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | News Max

    In 2007, during the presidential election, I committed to endorsing my last candidate, Gov. Sam Brownback. When he left the campaign, I was about to endorse another candidate, Gov. Mike Huckabee.

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  18. Governor adds state representative to his staffRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    Gov. Asa Hutchinson made official today the long-expected news that he was adding state Rep. Bill Gossage of Ozark to a top staff job. He's also elevated another staffer to a vacant lobbying job.

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  19. Arkansas court asked to block measure on medical lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Courier

    A group opposed to a ballot proposal that would place limits on damages in medical lawsuits asked Arkansas' highest court Monday to block voting on the proposed constitutional amendment in November. Fairness for Arkansans, a group that was formed by the Arkansas Bar Association to oppose the measure, asked the state Supreme Court to remove the proposed amendment from the ballot or bar the secretary of state's office from counting any votes for the measure.

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  20. Dumas: Behind the Obamascare headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    Ernest Dumas explains in his Arkansas times column this week how Obamacare's problems can be fixed; why it isn't going away, and, most pertinently, why it's more lucrative for Arkansas to continue to expand the coverage pool, not dream up ways to shrink it. By Ernest Dumas If you just read the headlines you would think that Obamacare is on its last leg, a national train wreck even in Arkansas, where Republicans and Democrats preserved its biggest feature, assured medical care for the working poor.

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