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French Hill is lying again about Joyce Elliott; UPDATE poll shows why

It would appear French Hill is feeling the heat from Joyce Elliott, judging by how dirty his campaign has gotten.

Dang this is getting serious. Another football cancellation

This time it's El Dorado v. Jonesboro

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Bentonville high schools go semi-virtual

12 new COVID-19 cases this week -- eight students and four staff.

Farmington High School suspends in-person classes

Another switch to "virtual" classes. And some classroom cleaning on Friday.

The new Trump normal, as illustrated by the New York Times

News judgment in the era of Trump: The unthinkable is back-of-the-book news.

Challenge of two legislative amendments remains alive

Term limits and popular petition drives are at issue.

For Donald Trump, all roads lead to the Clintons, including a 2018 Little Rock federal probe

Another Clinton Foundation snipe hunt ordered by William Barr. It included fresh subpoenas of the Clinton Foundation in 2018.
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When Ruth Ginsburg met the Clintons: A visit to Little Rock on the way to the U.S. Supreme Court

Credit UA Little Rock for a Supreme Court giant.

A response to Louisville from UAMS chancellor

An open forum set

Parkview High goes all virtual

Somebody (LREA) said this should have been the startup.

Coronavirus today: Almost 1,000 more cases UPDATE

Death toll hits 1,229.

Nine-carat find at Crater of Diamonds

Second-largest in 48-year history of the state park.

The news roundup and open line: Enough COVID-19 for you yet

From a galloping virus to talk of an election coup, there's plenty to talk about it, little of it good.

Arkansas Supreme Court stops hearing on suit to return local control to the Little Rock School District; school board endorsements announced

The Arkansas Supreme Court stops progress in a suit for local people to regain control of the Little Rock School District. Also today, endorsements in coming school board contests.

Another football game scrapped: this one at college level

Arkansas State postpones another one. Can't avoid a reference to COVID-19 this time.

One officer indicted in Breonna Taylor case in Louisville, but not related to her slaying

Family says decision "closer to justice."

Four Little Rock community schools announced

Chicot, Washington, Watson and Stephens schools will be the first with wraparound services tailored to needs of families and neighborhoods.

Elton John scheduled in North Little Rock in 2022

Elton John is still on, just for 2022

Scratch another football game

It is going around.

Governor to speak in favor of tax increase today as inconvenient facts and opposition grow

Of course the governor wants to increase the sales tax. He only worries about the income tax burden on millionaires.