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Candidate slate set for LRSD School Board

Here is your final list of candidates for the Little Rock School District

Teachers to Hutchinson: We're not lab rats!

LREA teachers motor march to Capitol to express fears of COVID-19 in schools.

With your help, we will get through this

Our small newsroom has been working tirelessly to report on the latest coronavirus developments along with all the other news that matters. Please support us with a cash gift.

Coronavirus today: 787 cases, 11 new deaths, flu shots advised

The state has received 100 antigen test machines -- half its order -- that will be sent to health units across the state.

4-year-old dies in accidental shooting: Update

At 600 Hardin Road.

Listen to teachers

Vulnerable teachers continue to evaluate the risks associated with returning to school, getting sick, and potentially dying; however, they cannot quit their jobs, foregoing their income and health benefits. Most teachers, even those who have underlying health conditions, would certainly prefer to be in a physical classroom with their students, but with the uncertainty regarding the prioritization of their health, they cannot know what the best decision is for them right now.

Little Rock shooting victim dies at hospital

The Little Rock Police Department has launched a homicide investigation following the Aug. 2 death of a Little Rock man.

Envisioning a sports bar in War Memorial Park

18 acres of War Memorial Park might look like the Topgolf in Rogers.

Speaking of the peril of infections spreading: Football

Football players unite against being used for commercial purposes in a pandemic. This could spread.

The COVID-19 update and open line

The open line. COVID-19?: More cases, more deaths, more hospitalized.

There he goes again: Asa on CNN

You've heard it all before. He's done exactly the right thing. But he also throws in defense of Donald Trump and Conway police.

Will Rusty Cranford leave federal prison because of virus threat? He's trying.

Former lobbyist Rusty Cranford, a key player in the Arkansas legislative public corruption scandal, is seeking release from federal prison because of the coronavirus threat. The government is opposing him.

The COVID-19 update and open line

A drop from recent days.

Senator Rapert fiddles for homecoming

He hasn't softened much, doesn't sound like.

A match made in, well ... Tom Cotton and Breitbart

Tom Cotton and Breitbart say Google isn't fair to conservatives.

The week that was in coronavirus

52 percent female, 48 percent male. 39 percent white, 17 percent African-American, 2 percent native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 7 "other." 242 went to the grocery store or other retail establishment.

Little Rock election filings

School board revs up.

Little Rock to study Police Department staffing

Add a staffing study to the mayor's review of the Little Rock Police Department.

The Politics of COVID Edition

On this week's podcast, Max Brantley and Lindsey Millar talk about the latest COVID-19 news, the Pope County casino saga and candidates for public office in Little Rock.

ACLU calls for reform after decision clearing Conway officers in death of suspected shoplifter

ACLU speaks out on death of suspected shoplifter in hands of Conway police.

Today's news roundup, heavy on football, and open line

Two bits, four bits, six bits, a dollar. All for football ....