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Medical Pot Licenses Block Overturned

The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday overruled a lower court decision to halt the implementation of the state’s medical marijuana More »

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Executive Order To Stop Family Separations

President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order to allow children to stay with parents caught crossing the border More »

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Summer Food Service Program

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) ensures that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in More »

Farm Family Of The Year

District Farm Families Of The Year Named

The eight district winners in the 71st annual Arkansas Farm Family of the Year Program have been selected, representing the More »

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Give The Gift Of Life

The American Red Cross has a critical need for O Negative Blood Donors. O negative blood is used when there More »

Former Deputy Faces Rape Charge

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A former Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office Deputy and School Resource Officer is behind bars following an investigation that stemmed from a domestic disturbance call at his home on Jennifer Lane.

34-year old Matthew David Kimery was arrested on Tuesday and faces charges of battery, false imprisonment and rape.

Two Die In Traffic Accident

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A Thursday evening traffic accident in Lawrence County claims two lives.

Arkansas State Police say 37-year old Latosha Coker, of Cleveland, Ohio and a minor were killed when her vehicle crossed the center line on US Highway 412 East in Walnut Ridge and struck another vehicle head-on.

AEDC Receives $65,000 For Grant Program

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The Arkansas Economic Development Commission announced today it has received $65,000 for its Division of Rural Services Unpaved Roads Grant Program. The funding was made possible through the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation with private funds that were contributed by the now dissolved Arkansas Water Foundation.

Arkansas Immigrant Detainment Facility

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Federal agents were at a fish experiment station in Kelso on Thursday trying to determine if it could be used as an immigrant detention facility, according to a tweet issued by U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro. The facility is only a few miles from the Rohwer War Relocation Center, an internment camp that held thousands of forcibly removed Japanese Americans during World War II.

State Police Commission Promotions

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The Arkansas State Police Commission has approved the recommendations from Colonel Bill Bryant, Director of the Arkansas State Police, to promote two sergeants to the rank of lieutenant.

States May Now Tax E-Commerce

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State lawmakers and others working to overhaul the state’s cumbersome tax code applauded an almost-split decision issued Thursday by the U.S. Supreme Court that could allow Arkansas and other states to collect sales taxes from online retailers.

Summer Session I Law Clerks

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Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge welcomed a new class of law clerks for the first summer session to the Attorney General’s office. These law students work in various departments assisting with legal research, drafting memos and legal documents and accompanying lawyers at trials, client meetings and hearings.

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