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The cowardly Republican ouster of Liz Cheney

Cowardly Republicans dump Liz Cheney in secret without a real vote. What do the tough-guy Arkansas congressmen have to say?

Prosecuting Attorney Larry Jegley won't seek re-election in 2022

He'll call it quits after 26 years as prosecutor and 30 years in the office.

Candidates emerge for attorney general, prosecutor

Candidates emerging for attorney general and prosecutor.
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Governor talks COVID-19 vaccines for 12+ and plans for $5 billion in federal aid

COVID-19 vaccines for kids by the end of this week, plus some initial ideas on how to spend $5 billion in federal aid. Let's keep our eyes on this one.

Petit & Keet reviving menu from Jacques and Suzanne for two nights

Petit & Keet is celebrating its fourth anniversary on May 18 by bringing back the dishes that made Jacques and Suzanne one of the premier spots for fine dining in Little Rock in the '70s and '80s.

Today's news: The governor spurns a quarter-billion in federal money

COVID relief is the big news today -- what Arkansas is taking and what it is refusing.

Surprise: Republican-led states suffered more from COVID-19

Surprise. Red states suffered for less restrictive responses to coronavirus.

I-40 bridge at Memphis closed for inspection of cracks

The I-40 bridge at Memphis is closed at least until Wednesday morning for inspection of potential structural problems.

Coronavirus today: 224 new cases

HIgh positive rate. Low vaccination rate. It ain't over.

Little Rock Board tables consideration of sales tax increase until July

The Little Rock Board of Directors has voted to table consideration of a proposal to refer a permanent 1% sales tax to voters. Ward 3 Director Kathy Webb made the motion to delay consideration of the plan; all of her board colleagues voted in with her save Ward 1 Director Erma Hendrix and At-large Director Antwan Phillips. 

Microshorts, paper rainforests and Fort Smith history at CALS Made in Arkansas Film Festival this weekend

Get out the projector (or turn on the TV); Central Arkansas Library System's Made in Arkansas Film Festival is going virtual this weekend.

Polling the Little Rock sales tax

Take the poll on the Little Rock sales tax plan.

How bad are the Mississippi River bridge cracks? Bad.

The I-40 bridge at Memphis remains closed for what appears to be a need for major repairs.

Amazon keeps building in the region

Amazon continues to grow in the region. Seems strategic, rather than based on local cheerleading.

Today's news: A bridge troubles waters as well as motorists

The news begins at the border.

Legislature opens door to expanded legal action against organizations that harbored child sex abusers

Legislature opens door to hundreds of civil damage claims for child sexual abuse.

Another loss for Leslie Rutledge and the NRA

Chalk up another loss for Leslie Rutledge's national legal work.

Yes, the ACLU lawsuits are coming over recent legislation abridging rights to abortion, transgender care

ACLU to sue soon on laws preventing transgender health care for minors and banning abortion.

Settlement announced in complaint over USAble treatment of pregnant employee

Employee fired by USAble Life over treatment while pregnant wins settlement through federal agency.

At today's rates, the federal jobless aid the governor is giving up is worth $280 million for 64,000 people

The governor thinks giving up a quarter-billion in federal aid to as many as 64,000 workers will be good for Arkansas.

I-40 bridge fix may take 'considerable amount of time,' senator says. Cracks 'significant,' engineers say

Outlook for speedy reopening of Interstate 40 bridge at Memphis is not good.

UA joins National Underground Railway Network with its Nelson Hackett Project

A UA project about an enslaved man in Fayetteville and his failed attempt to seek freedom in Canada is now part of a national underground railway program.
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