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Rally against gerrymandering along racial lines planned at Arkansas Capitol today

A rally to protest Pulaski County gerrymandering is planned for today.

Bill Clinton hospitalized

Former President Bill Clinton is recovering in a California hospital after two days of treatment for a non-coronavirus-related infection. His spokesman Angela Urena said on Twitter, "He is on the mend, in good spirits, and incredibly thankful to the doctors, nurses and staff providing him with excellent care."

Governor candidate Chris Jones pulls in $1 million

Jones reports the largest haul for any Democratic candidate for statewide office since 2014.

Little Rock’s first women-focused coworking space to open in SoMa in November

In November, Natalie Ghidotti and Erin Hohnbaum will open the doors of The Nest, a women’s coworking space and social club located on Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive in Little Rock’s SoMa district.

UAMS marks completion of $50 million electrical power plant

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences today celebrated the completion of a $50 million electrical power plant. The new generator plant will provide all of the back-up power for the UAMS campus. It's a central component in a $150 million energy project expected to be completed in late 2022 and lead to an estimated $4.8 million in annual savings for the university. 

PAC backing Bequette gets $1 million donation for primary bid to defeat Boozman

An Illinois conservative megadonor has has given $1 million to a newly formed super PAC aligned with Jake Bequette, the former Arkansas Razorback and military veteran who is mounting a primary challenge against Sen. John Boozman.

Josh Duggar's effort to exclude photos of his hands denied

U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Brooks has denied motions by attorneys representing Josh Duggar to suppress evidence. Duggar, of reality TV fame, is awaiting trial on federal charges of receipt and possession of photos depicting the sexual abuse of children.
picture of Arkansas Razorback football Coach Sam Pittman

No midseason feeling of despair for fans of this Arkansas football team

Coach Sam Pittman's presence so far has been one that reassures the agitated folks among us. When the Hogs would have these midseason swoons in the past, my needle always hovered somewhere between “this guy can’t hack it” and “we’ll never be any good.” I don’t have those feelings at all at this juncture.

Shooting outside North Little Rock High School strikes a student

North Little Rock High goes on lockdown after a student is shot across the street.

This weekend: Nia Renee, Bonnie Montgomery and Greg Spradlin, Emily Wolfe, Ballet Arkansas

The clouds are clearing and there's a lot going on in Little Rock this weekend.

Wondersticks, stuffed turkey legs and myriad fried marvels at the state fair this weekend

Fair food favorites to try, not a vegetable in sight.

About that police lawsuit

The debate continues.

Coronavirus today: more new cases, fewer hospitalizations

Ten new deaths.

Hot Springs Documentary Film Fest shorts venture from Seoul to the Andes

Ranging from seven to 21 brisk minutes, Tuesday’s short films took audiences from the Andes to Seoul, making stops at a Quapaw buffalo range and a Guatemalan teen’s cartoon reality in Los Angeles. 

Sarah Huckabee Sanders pulls in vast majority of her millions from out of state

Donations from actual Arkansans to the Sanders campaign account for only about a third of her $11 million haul.

Walter Hussman gets frigid reception at UNC, some hope he takes his millions and goes home

Not even a $25 million gift can make Hussman's outdated patriarchal worldview palatable. Detractors call on him to take his money and go.

New Little Rock Director Virgil Miller promises to be independent thinker, vows to run in 2023

Little Rock banker Virgil Miller, selected Tuesday by the Little Rock Board of Directors to fill the remainder of the late Ward 1 Director Erma Hendrix's term, said today in an interview that he plans to seek election for the seat when his term expires in 2023. 

Jones Bar-B-Q Diner lands on New York Times 2021 Restaurant List

In the same year that a fire almost completely destroyed the iconic barbecue institution in Marianna, Jones Bar-B-Q Diner has made the The New York Times Restaurant List comprised of 50 U.S. restaurants that the newspaper's critics, editors and reporters are most excited about right now.

15-year-old arrested in shooting of student near North Little Rock High School

A North Little Rock High student was shot near his school Thursday afternoon, and another young man is in jail.

The Nature Conservancy in Arkansas opens new trails in the Bluffton Preserve

The Nature Conservancy in Arkansas has announced the opening of 7 miles of multi-use trails in Bluffton Preserve near Clinton. The preserve is a nearly 1,000-acre tract of field and forest through which nearly 4 miles of the Archey Fork of the Little Red River Run. 

The ghost light on Woodson Lateral Road

Woodson Lateral is one of Central Arkansas's spookiest roads. Over the years, many tales have been told about a mysterious ghost light that no one can explain. I've seen it myself.
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