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5:36 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Arkansas Doctors To Perform 26 Free Surgeries

On Dec. 7, a group of surgeons will perform a marathon day of surgery at St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center, replacing hips and knees for more than two dozen patients who have no insurance and can't afford the procedures.

Everything and everyone involved in the process - from the surgeons and nurses to the artificial joints - comes free of cost to the patients, many of whom have been suffering from debilitating pain for decades.

Local & Regional News
5:33 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Petition To Recall Texarkana Director Is Dropped

An effort to recall one of four Texarkana city directors has been dropped while petitions to recall the other three directors remain.

The Texarkana Gazette reported Sunday that a petition to recall Director Sue Johnson filed by Miller County Emergency Management Director Larry Pritchett was dropped by Pritchett.

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Local & Regional News
10:49 am
Sun December 1, 2013

Getting The Word Out About Desegregation Settlement Before Hearing

Parties involved in the long-running desegregation lawsuit – who have agreed to a settlement – are now working to get the word out and give the public a chance to weigh in. It comes in advance of next month’s “fairness hearing,” where federal U.S. District Judge Price Marshall will listen to any objections.

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Local & Regional News
8:16 am
Sun December 1, 2013

Analysis: Is It 'If' Or 'When' Razorbacks Leave Little Rock?

Credit Univ. of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas' decision to further reduce the number of football games it plays at Little Rock should come as no surprise; the road toward last week's announcement started being paved before Interstate 540 was paved in the 1990s. The question now is whether, or when, central Arkansas will lose the games altogether.

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Local & Regional News
6:01 pm
Sat November 30, 2013

ExxonMobil: Eight Months and 17 Lawsuits Later

Mayflower Oil Spill Lake Conway
Credit Joint Command

Lawsuits and allegations of safety violations are mounting against ExxonMobil over the rupture of a pipeline that spilled thousands of barrels of oil in Mayflower. 

Over eight months have passed since the Pegasus Pipeline ruptured and there are at least 17 lawsuits filed against Exxon or its subsidiaries in state and federal courts.

Earlier this month the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration alleged nine "probable" violations of safety regulations related to the spill.

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Local & Regional News
10:02 am
Sat November 30, 2013

'Code Word' Billboard Vandalized In Harrison

Credit ky3.com

Authorities are investigating after someone vandalized a controversial billboard along the Harrison Bypass.

The billboard went up in October and reads, "Anti-Racist is a Code Word for Anti-White." According to the Harrison Daily Times, someone vandalized the billboard early Friday to now say, "Anti-Racist is a Code Word for Love."

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Arkansas Senate Race
9:54 am
Sat November 30, 2013

Arkansas Senate Race Focuses On Family Around Holiday

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor and Republican Senate hopeful and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton have traded jabs over the past few months as Arkansas' U.S. Senate race got underway.

But during Thanksgiving week, the race has been focusing on family.

Pryor's campaign posted a recipe for his mother's Scotch fudge cake online.

And Cotton's campaign says it's airing a new television ad featuring his mother starting Friday in northeast Arkansas.

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yesterday today & tomorrow
7:23 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Domestic Violence

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Crime in Little Rock
2:59 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Little Rock Police: New Cameras Have Helped Decrease And Prevent Crime

The Little Rock Police Department says in the six months that a network of cameras have been deployed throughout the capital city, more criminals are being caught.

The Big Dam Bridge has been an area with a high number of car break-ins, and Lieutenant Casey Clark notes the cameras have helped the department catch at least 10 car burglars.

Lt. Clark says that in the River Market area, where 18 cameras are in use, car break-ins have drastically decreased.

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Local & Regional News
2:58 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Arkansas Nonprofit Participates in Regional Food Challenge

The Delta Grassroots Caucus has announced a collaboration with regional organizations to ensure needy families are fed during the holiday season.

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