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 2019-07-24 06:24 

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[ Little Rock ]

Federal judge temporarily blocks anti-abortion laws...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close. U.S. Distric...

 2019-07-24 06:20 

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Federal judge temporarily blocks abortion restrictions...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close. U.S. Distric...

 2019-07-24 03:02 

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[ Little Rock ]

Volunteers working to restore Humane Society in Clark County...

The Humane Society Of Clarke County is asking for help after it's shelter was severely destroyed last week because of flooding from Tropical Storm Barry. Volunteers and workers have been coming by and helping out all week long. Crews started tearing d...

 2019-07-24 03:01 

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Volunteers working to restore Humane Society in Clark County...

The Humane Society Of Clark County trying to pick up what's left after Tropical Storm Barry severely damaged its facility. But they're not doing the job on their own. Several people and volunteers are already stepping in and helping out. It's ...

 2019-07-24 03:01 

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[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Changes to SNAP benefits being proposed...

(KNWA) — A new rule being proposed by the United States Department of Agriculture may impact more than 3 million Americans. Those with the USDA are proposing to implement a new rule that limits who exactly is allowed to receive SNAP benefits. The pr...

 2019-07-24 02:53 

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[ Little Rock ]

Fearless 40: Glen Rose Beavers...

The team opens the 2019 season with an away non-conference game vs. the Malvern Leopards on Friday, September 6 at 7 p.m....

 2019-07-24 02:41 

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Digital Original: Stage 4 cancer patient gets more time thanks to tailored treatment...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Cancer. It's an often fatal disease that can leave people feeling hopeless. At any level, it can be horrible news, but at Stage 4 the disease virtually consumes people from the inside out. "It's a tough pill to swallow," ...

 2019-07-24 02:38 

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[ Little Rock ]

Baxter County man convicted of abusing newborn son approved for parole...

BAXTER COUNTY, Ark. (KY3) -Debra Wiggins has fostered dozens of children and adopted five. One of them is Malachi, who was born a healthy boy. "He was born totally perfect. Nine pounds, one-ounce. Beautiful baby boy," said Debra Wiggins, Malachi&#...

 2019-07-24 02:37 

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[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Bentonville's inclusive playground set to break ground and barriers...

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) — Construction will begin soon on a $400,000 inclusive playground. Citizens Park Playground is specifically designed to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. Bentonville Parks and Recreation Director D...

 2019-07-24 02:16 

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Drum Corps International to play at War Memorial on Wednesday...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Marching to the beat of the drum. That's exactly what member of Drum Corps International (DCI) will be doing Wednesday evening at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. Mike Scott the CEO for the Bluecoats says the show will surely sho...

 2019-07-24 02:16 

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[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Basketball court ripped up at Alma High School, costing $250K...

ALMA, Ark. (KNWA) — A water leak causing major damage to the Alma High School basketball arena could take several months to repair. Two weeks ago, a smart water meter leaked 32,000 gallons of water into nine classrooms. The classrooms are now empty ...

 2019-07-24 02:00 

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[ Little Rock ]

SEARCHING FOR SOLUTIONS: Program motivates kids during summer...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Upstairs at the PARK, or Positive Atmosphere Reaches Kids, facility, Brianna Houze was creating a vision board for her future. "I want to be a cosmetologist and major in makeup," the 16-year-old said. Houze has been coming to PAR...

 2019-07-24 01:44 

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Web Extra: Olympian explains why she has more than a dozen pets...

University of Arkansas graduate Sandi Morris is a silver medalist in women's pole vault. But as she tells KARK's Ashley Ketz, she has another passion besides track and field....

 2019-07-24 01:38 

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LR City Board passes ordinance for Entertainment District...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- The Little Rock Board of Directors has passed an ordinance that would create a River Market Entertainment District. The emergency clause vote failed, so it will not go into effect for 30 days. It would only be allowed on Fridays from 5 ...

 2019-07-24 01:37 

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[ Little Rock ]

LR City Board passes ordinance for Entertainment District...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- The Little Rock Board of Directors has passed an ordinance that would create a River Market Entertainment District. The emergency clause vote failed, so it will not go into effect for 30 days. It would only be allowed on Fridays from 5 ...

 2019-07-24 01:06 

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[ Little Rock ]

Black lung sufferers implore Congress to save benefits fund...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Black lung disease continues to debilitate and kill in America's coal-mining communities. Experts say the disease is more widespread than it's been in the last 25 years in Appalachian coal-mining states. On Tuesday, co...

 2019-07-24 01:06 

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Black lung sufferers implore Congress to save benefits fund...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Black lung disease continues to debilitate and kill in America's coal-mining communities. Experts say the disease is more widespread than it's been in the last 25 years in Appalachian coal-mining states. On Tuesday, co...

 2019-07-24 01:00 

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A personal note: 26 and not cancer-proof, the warning sign that I nearly missed that could save your life...

In mid-June, just a few weeks after my 26th birthday, a fresh haircut and in the process of renewing my lease to my apartment, life threw a curveball. My property manager Adam G., who I've become friends with, looked at me and asked what was on the ba...

 2019-07-24 00:27 

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LR City Board passes ordinance creating Citizens Review Board...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- The Little Rock Board of Directors has passed an ordinance that would create a five-member Citizens Review Board. The vote was 6-5, with Mayor Frank Scott, Jr. breaking the tie. The emergency clause vote failed, which means the ordinanc...

 2019-07-24 00:23 

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[ Little Rock ]

LR City Board passes ordinance creating Citizens Review Board...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- The Little Rock Board of Directors has passed an ordinance that would create a five-member Citizens Review Board. The vote was 6-5, with Mayor Frank Scott, Jr. breaking the tie. This is a developing story....

 2019-07-24 00:06 

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[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Deputies investigating 'suspicious death' in Sequoyah County...

Investigators with the Sequoyah County Sheriff's Office are investigating a "suspicious death"...

 2019-07-23 23:40 

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 2019-07-23 23:32 

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Celebrating the life of Mitch Petrus...

CARLISLE, Ark. A funeral service was held today for Mitch in Biscoe. Dozens of people left Mitch's hometown of Carlisle to head to a small church in Biscoe to pay their final respects. The love for Mitch was very evident not just today but everyday si...

 2019-07-23 23:31 

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[ Northwest Arkansas ]

A CLOSER LOOK: Arkansas stars look to shine at 2020 Summer Olympics...

The 2020 Summer Olympics are coming to Tokyo next summer, and Arkansas stars plan to compete....

 2019-07-23 23:22 

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[ Little Rock ]

Celebrating the life of Mitch Petrus...

CARLISLE, Ark. A funeral service was held today for Mitch in Biscoe. Dozens of people left Mitch's hometown of Carlisle to head to a small church in Biscoe to pay their final respects. The love for Mitch was very evident not just today but everyday si...

 2019-07-23 23:17 

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[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Doug, Shelley McMillon give $1 million to Mercy Northwest Arkansas...

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon and his wife Shelley are the latest family to contribute to Mercy's Opening Doors capital campaign with a gift of $1 million. The fundraising campaign supports a $277 million expansion across Northwest Arkansas and includes t...

 2019-07-23 23:14 

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[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Campers arrested with LSD-laced dog biscuits in Arkansas...

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — A 25-year-old Louisiana man has been arrested in western Arkansas after he was allegedly found with psychedelic mushrooms, LSD-laced dog biscuits and a variety of other drugs. The Sentinel-Records reports Quincy Edward Boudr...

 2019-07-23 23:08 

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[ Little Rock ]

Lawmakers work to eliminate federal regulations between banking, marijuana industries...

Recreational and medical marijuana is a budding billion-dollar business for many states across the country....

 2019-07-23 23:07 

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Lawmakers work to eliminate federal regulations between banking, marijuana industries...

Recreational and medical marijuana is a budding billion-dollar business for many states across the country....

 2019-07-23 23:00 

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[ Little Rock ]

Airport expansion approved; what's next?...

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. New possibilities are opening up at the North Little Rock Municipal Airport. "I think it's going to be a game changer for North Little Rock," Tommy Murchison said. The city council approving more than 5 and half million...

 2019-07-23 22:57 

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Airport expansion approved; what's next?...

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. New possibilities are opening up at the North Little Rock Municipal Airport. "I think it's going to be a game changer for North Little Rock," Tommy Murchison said. The city council approving more than 5 and half million...

 2019-07-23 22:49 

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[ Little Rock ]

Federal bill would let marijuana businesses bank...

With more states allowing legal marijuana, pressure is mounting on federal lawmakers to ease banking regulations regarding cannabis....

 2019-07-23 22:49 

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Federal bill would let marijuana businesses bank...

With more states allowing legal marijuana, pressure is mounting on federal lawmakers to ease banking regulations regarding cannabis....

 2019-07-23 22:33 

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Digital Original: Stage 4 cancer patient gets more time thanks to tailored treatment...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Cancer. It's an often fatal disease that can leave people feeling hopeless. At any level, it can be horrible news, but at Stage 4 the disease virtually consumes people from the inside out. "It's a tough pill to swallow," ...

 2019-07-23 22:27 

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[ Northwest Arkansas ]

A CLOSER LOOK: Animal shelter officials make policy of not adopting out dangerous dogs...

Bentonville city leaders want an animal shelter, but they're concerned about how a third-party shelter would handle adopting out dogs that have a history of being dangerous....

 2019-07-23 22:17 

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Petit and Keet- Bar and Grill...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Petit and Keet was recently voted...

 2019-07-23 22:05 

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SEARCHING 4 SOLUTIONS: Program motivates kids during summer...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Upstairs at the PARK, or Positive Atmosphere Reaches Kids, facility, Brianna Houze was creating a vision board for her future. "I want to be a cosmetologist and major in makeup," the 16-year-old said. Houze has been coming to PAR...

 2019-07-23 22:04 

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[ Little Rock ]

Summer Break! Record Cool Temperatures Possible This Week...

Record Cool Weather...

 2019-07-23 21:45 

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Faulkner County Reserve Program...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News Release) The Faulkner County Sheriff is very supportive of the Reserve Deputy Program and has appointed a full time deputy as a Liaison. The Reserve Commander is John Camp, who currently heads up the Reserve Deputy program. Faulkne...

 2019-07-23 21:44 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Man arrested for elder abuse; puts $25K on mom-in-law's credit cards...

A man is accused of fraudulently charging thousands of dollars on his mother-in-law's credit cards....

 2019-07-23 21:15 

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[ Little Rock ]

Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police asks Board to 'vote down' proposed Citizens Review Board...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. The Little Rock Board of Directors are scheduled to vote Tuesday night on a proposed ordinance that would create the Little Rock Citizens Review Board. Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott Jr., introduced the proposed ordinance last week that w...

 2019-07-23 20:51 

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[ Little Rock ]

Judge's ruling on abortion laws in Arkansas could come just hours before they're set to take effect...

Arkansans awaited an eleventh-hour ruling on Tuesday, which could change the course of abortions across the state. Federal judge, Kristine Baker, is expected to make a decision after several groups challenged three abortion-related laws that passed during...

 2019-07-23 20:50 

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Judge's ruling on abortion laws in Arkansas could come just hours before they're set to take effect...

Arkansans awaited an eleventh-hour ruling on Tuesday, which could change the course of abortions across the state. Federal judge, Kristine Baker, is expected to make a decision after several groups challenged three abortion-related laws that passed during...

 2019-07-23 20:46 

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Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police asks Board to 'vote down' proposed Citizens Review Board...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. The Little Rock Board of Directors are scheduled to vote Tuesday night on a proposed ordinance that would create the Little Rock Citizens Review Board. Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott Jr., introduced the proposed ordinance last week that w...

 2019-07-23 20:33 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Questions raised over arrest of Mexican national in Missouri...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal immigration officers trying to arrest a Mexican man who is in the U.S. illegally smashed a car window and dragged him from the vehicle in front of his girlfriend and two young children, prompting condemnation from the...

 2019-07-23 19:56 

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One man dead, another facing charges after fatal stabbing...

A man is facing charges after stabbing and killing a man at the Pine Street Park in Hamburg Sunday night....

 2019-07-23 19:46 

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Cleveland State transfer Rasheem Dunn looking to set official visit date to Arkansas...

By Kevin McPherson LITTLE ROCK — Cleveland State transfer Rasheem Dunn (6-2, 190, combo guard, Brooklyn, NY) said on Monday that he is working on setting up an official visit to Arkansas. "I do plan to visit Arkansas," Dunn said. "Hopefu...

 2019-07-23 19:45 

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Arkansas Women's Golf Releases 2019-2020 Schedule...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. Arkansas Women's Golf Head Coach Shauna Taylor announced the 2019-2020 schedule, July 22. The finalized schedule features many of the same events the Hogs have become familiar with, but also contains several different events that th...

 2019-07-23 19:45 

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'20 Arkansas offer and 4-star forward Chris Moore of West Memphis looking to take unofficial visit to Fayetteville in August...

By Kevin McPherson LITTLE ROCK — 2020 Arkansas offer Chris Moore (6-6 combo forward, West Memphis, national Top 100 / 4-star prospect) is planning to take an unofficial visit to Fayetteville in August although a date has not been firmed up yet, acco...

 2019-07-23 19:44 

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2020 Rondel Walker — Top 100 guard from Texas — will take unofficial visit to Arkansas on August 1...

By Kevin McPherson LITTLE ROCK — 2020 Rondel Walker (6-3, 160, combo guard, Putnam City West in Oklahoma, composite national No. 92 / 4-star prospect) confirmed he'll take an unofficial visit to Arkansas early next month. "I take an unoffici...

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