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Morning Mix: November 11, 2019

The Little Rock Education Association announces a one-day strike will take place this Thursday. Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas to open $133 million expansion in Rogers.   Arkansas’  U.S. Representative Rick Crawford is temporarily giving up his seat on the House Intelligence Committee, citing his replacement’s extensive legal experience. The BBC announces that it will broadcast…

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Morning Mix: November 7, 2019

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling against an Arkansas anti-loitering law, agreeing that it unconstitutionally targets panhandlers. Little Rock teachers and student supporters stage walk-ins, arriving to school buildings together before class in protest of the State Board of Education.   Oklahoma Governor Kevin Sitt commutes 527 non-violent offenders, resulting in…

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Morning Mix: November 6, 2019

Allison Dougan, a Faulkner County 16-year old has filed for the District 40 state house seat, despite the age requirement being 21. The Arkansas Department of Human Services will close its offices in DeWitt, Clarendon, Booneville and Osceola. Officials say that shifting the offices to other areas would better serve Arkansans.   A study published…

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Morning Mix: November 5, 2019

Arkansas Department of Finance announces that state revenue is over $30 million above revenue at the same time last year and forecasts. All four of Arkansas’ Republican congressmen file for re-election next year.   Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke drops out of the race. The Trump administration formally notified the United Nations that the United States…

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Morning Mix: November 4, 2019

Jed Duggar, a member of the Duggar clan from 19 Kids and Counting, files his paperwork today to run for the Arkansas State Legislature, intending to represent District 89. He will face Megan Godfrey, the incumbent Democrat in 2020. The March of Dimes released a report this morning giving Arkansas an F-grade for having poor…