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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…

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Morning Mix: Friday, Oct. 18

Around Arkansas Southland Casino of West Memphis announced it will begin phasing out greyhound racing over a three-year period. Southland will spend these next few years rehoming their 1,200 racing greyhounds, so if you’ve always wanted a dog who is also a washed-up professional athlete, now is the time.   National News Juul announced it…