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Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls for resignation of Alonza Jiles

Gov. Sarah Sanders called for the resignation of Board of Corrections member Alonza Jiles after he was named in a lawsuit alleging sexual abuse at The Lord’s Ranch. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — This week, Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders called for the resignation of Arkansas Board of Corrections member Alonza Jiles after he was named a […]

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Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders plans Japan and South Korea trade mission for March | KLRT

FILE – Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks, Feb. 7, 2023, in Little Rock, Ark. As the federal government scrambles to crack down on surging child labor violations, some state lawmakers want to let children work longer hours and in more hazardous occupations. Gov. Sanders signed a law in March eliminating work permit requirements for […]

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Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders plans Japan and South Korea trade mission for March

FILE – Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks, Feb. 7, 2023, in Little Rock, Ark. As the federal government scrambles to crack down on surging child labor violations, some state lawmakers want to let children work longer hours and in more hazardous occupations. Gov. Sanders signed a law in March eliminating work permit requirements for […]

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Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls on Arkansas Board of Corrections member to resign amid Lord’s Ranch lawsuit

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday that she is calling for a member of the Arkansas Board of Corrections to resign amid his involvement in an ongoing lawsuit claiming sexual abuse at a children’s camp. In a statement to KARK 4 News, Sanders called the allegations facing board member Alonza Jiles […]

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Radio Days: Hot Springs Village station brings fun, family together on the airwaves

An Arkansas radio station is a big hit with audiences thanks to its home-spun style of radio led by a family who have spent generations in the business and behind the microphone. HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE, Ark. – Half radio, half work and part live sitcom with lots of laughs is the best way to describe […]

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Arkansas legislator Joyce Elliott among USA Today Women of the Year

Joyce Elliott has left an indelible impression on Arkansas’ legislative landscape with her commitment to public service, education reform, and social justice. Born and raised in the rural South, Elliott’s journey from segregation to desegregation to the halls of the state legislature is a testament to her resilience, dedication to others, and vision for Arkansas. […]

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U.S. Supreme Court to decide if Trump is immune from prosecution for acts as president

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear former President Donald Trump’s argument that he should be immune from criminal charges related to the 2020 election. In a one-page order, the court set an expedited briefing schedule, with oral arguments to be held the week of April 22. Proceedings in the federal trial court […]

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In Rush for Lithium, Miners Turn to the Oil Fields of Arkansas

The town of Smackover, Arkansas, was founded a hundred years ago when a sawmill operator got lucky: his wildcat oil well yielded a gusher. For a time in the 1920s, the oil field beneath the clay hills and swampy creeks in this stretch of southern Arkansas was the world’s most productive site. Now, boosters say […]

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Hot check conviction leaves Jonesboro mayoral candidate ineligible for office

While the candidate filing deadline for municipal races in Jonesboro is not until early August, Jeremy Terrell has already announced his intention to run for mayor. He even has a campaign website up and running. Unfortunately for Terrell, due to a hot check conviction in 2011, he is currently ineligible to hold elected office in […]

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Little Rock’s public housing agency fills two remaining board seats, pending city approval

Little Rock’s embattled public housing agency is expected to have a full governing board next week with the approval of the city board of directors. The board of the Housing Authority of the City of Little Rock, known as the Metropolitan Housing Alliance, chose attorney and engineer Monty Baugh to fill one seat at a […]

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