Arkansas coronavirus news & updates

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Info from local authorities

Another legislator reports positive COVID-19 test

Charlene Fite says her symptoms are mild.

Coronavirus today and the open line: Big COVID-19 increase for a Sunday.

Almost 800 more cases. On a Sunday.

Pandemic? What pandemic? Trump and Hutchinson aren't overly concerned

The White House has officially abandoned trying to control the coronavirus. Arkansas isn't doing much better.

Coronavirus today and the open line: The crisis worsens and the governor is talking PR

The governor's COVID strategy has failed Arkansas. The numbers show it.

Early vote surge continues

Lines formed again today.

Arkansas absentee voting law: Say what?

The state's chief legal officer seems to be saying election officials should ignore a state law she's defending in court.

The Election Countdown Edition

On this week's podcast, Max Brantley and Lindsey Millar talk about the latest coronavirus news, including an outbreak in state government. They also cover various election odds and ends, including the Democrat-Gazette's endorsement of Donald Trump, a Republican senate candidate who once dressed up in a KKK robe, racist comments by French Hill and more.

Troubles mount in LRSD

Many added to the quarantine list.

Today's news and the open line: A record virus day and lots of election stuff

Can Joe 86 45? Last night's debate helped. This and more in news roundup.

Coronavirus today: Looks like a new record, 1,337 new cases

A record day in Arkansas for new COVID-19 cases