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Morning Mix: October 28, 2019

Around Arkansas A crypt has been discovered in a shallow grave beneath the Arkansas’ School for the Deaf campus. “It’s unclear how many students and teachers might be buried on campus,” signed J.R. Courtright, the school’s director, “But it’s a bigger number than we expected.”   National News In a nighttime raid, US forces in…

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Morning Mix: October 25, 2019

Around Arkansas Federal task force shuts down three fentanyl trafficking rings, resulting in 50 arrests. A Yellville deer hunter was killed, apparently stabbed by a wounded deer.   National News Education Secretary Betsy DeVos held in civil contempt by a federal judge after ignoring orders to stop collecting loans for a now-defunct for-profit college. FEMA…

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Morning Mix: October 24, 2019

Around Arkansas Hefei Risever Machinery, a heavy equipment parts manufacturer based in China, held a grand opening celebration for their new $20 million plant in Jonesboro. Steven Jones, the former deputy director of the State Department of Human Services and fresh out of prison for bribery charges has been picked as West Memphis’ new director…