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USDA invests $20.2 million for water and sewer projects in rural Arkansas communities

Little Rock, Ark (KATV) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Thursday they are investing $20.2 million into rural Arkansas communities to fund three new Water and Waste Disposal projects. The project comes as part of the USDA’s wider Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant Program, which is designed to improve wastewater infrastructure […]

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Arkansas state and medical leaders address maternal health crisis to prevent deaths

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Arkansas state leaders met with state healthcare leaders on Wednesday at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to discuss maternal healthcare. According to a study from the Arkansas Department of Health, the Arkansas Maternal Mortality Review Committee found that 92% of maternal deaths from 2018-2020 were ‘potentially preventable’. The […]

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Low turnout and registration spark concern, call for solutions

Arkansas’ voting crisis: Low turnout and registration spark concern, call for solutionsPlease ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes ofwebsite accessibility Wed, 21 Feb 2024 16:21:12 GMT (1708532472413) 05c39641243c3d4c568feb67418138a1ea265573 5fef38e3321a01cadd5c9fe34ecdbb7de2d98b3f Fallback Presentation. Using deprecated PresentationRouter. Click Here For This Articles Original Source.

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Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell delivers State of the City address

SEATTLE — Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell delivered his State of the City speech on Tuesday. Harrell, addressing city leaders and the people of Seattle, spoke about his One Seattle Plan, crime, public safety, the drug crisis and more. Prior to the address, Harrell’s office released a “year in review” report for 2023. In 2023, overall […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas charter schools ‘raise some red flags’, after getting D and F grades

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Grading data from Arkansas’s school index and rating report shows that some charter schools in Arkansas are progressively underperforming. Tiffani Grayer, coordinator of School Performance and Monitoring at the Arkansas Department of Education, presented before the state’s charter authorizing panel and showed that in 2023, 46% of all charter schools were […]

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Six Arkansas faith groups get Right to Worship Safely Grant for better security

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Six faith-based organizations will be receiving worship grants to enhance their security. The Department of Public Safety along with Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced on Tuesday that six organizations would receive grants from the Right to Worship Safely Grant Program. The six organizations include: 024 Arkansas Right to Worship Safely Grant […]

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Arkansas Pro-Palestinian group hosts prayer vigil after more than 100 killed in Rafah

Little Rock (KATV) — An Arkansas group of Pro-Palestinian supporters gathered at the state capitol for a prayer vigil on Monday. This rally comes after more than 100 people were killed in Rafah. Nearly 50 people came out to voice their compassion at the state capitol for those lives lost in Rafah. Stephanie Gray, with […]

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More than 81,000 Arkansas children to benefit from possible tax credit expansion

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — The United States Congress is set to decide on a bill that would help families receive a higher child tax credit. The Tax Relief for Working Families recently passed through the House of Representatives and is still to be voted on by the Senate. If passed, families would get increased credit […]

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City Council

Millcreek City Council may call on Natalie Cline’s resignation from education board | #citycouncil

The Millcreek City Council on Monday announced it would be wading into the pool of elected leaders denouncing a member of Utah’s Board of Education for a social media post that led to a student becoming a target for online bullying. The council will be holding a meeting Monday, where the members “will be considering […]

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City Council

Millcreek City Council may call on Natalie Cline’s resignation from education board | #citycouncil

The Millcreek City Council on Monday announced it would be wading into the pool of elected leaders denouncing a member of Utah’s Board of Education for a social media post that led to a student becoming a target for online bullying. The council will be holding a meeting Monday, where the members “will be considering […]

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