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Morning Mix January 29, 2020: LSRD Protesters Demonstrate on Fifth Anniversary of State Takeover

Pro-LRSD protestors and parents demonstrated outside the Governor’s mansion, marking the fifth anniversary of the state’s takeover of Little Rock Schools. Since the takeover, the number of failing schools has risen from six to eight. The Arkansas Department of Health reported 33 flu-related deaths so far this season, with six occurring last week. Arkansas’ flu…

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Morning Mix January 27, 2020: Arkansas Musician Wins at Grammys

Arkansas-born Shay Mooney of Dan + Shay won big at the Grammy Awards last night. The duo’s hit single “Speechless” garnered them the Grammy for Best Music Duo/Group. The Fayetteville City Council released their “Fayetteville 2040” plan. The plan outlines methods for infrastructure and affordable housing improvements, meant to handle the city’s predicted population growth.…

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Morning Mix January 22, 2020: Survey Finds Arkansans Spent Less During Holidays

Little Rock Schools Superintendent Michael Poore revealed the next step in Hall High School’s development. Next year, Hall High will reopen as Little Rock Hall STEAM Magnet High School. A Consumer Affairs survey found that Arkansas residents spent the second-least of all states during the past holiday season.   Formal arguments for President Trump’s impeachment…