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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…

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Morning Mix: October 23, 2019

Around Arkansas The Little Rock Education Association (LREA) demonstrated outside the governor’s mansion in response to the Arkansas State Board of Education’s decision to derecognize the teachers’ union and strip the LREA’s negotiating power with the state.  National News President Trump announces that a limited number of U.S. troops will remain in Syria to “secure…