KUAR Week-In-Review: Healthcare, Prisons, LRAFB Shooting & A Civil Rights Anniversary

Jun 19, 2015

Leading the program this week, the news staff talks about anticipation of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act and implications for Arkansas. 

Several stories about the state's prisons also made news this week. A report said the prison population is growing faster than any other state in the nation, an opinion from the Arkansas Supreme Court means many inmates sentenced to life for crimes committed as juveniles may need to be re-sentenced and efforts to address mental health and sexual assault behind bars.

We also look at the shooting that prompted a scare at the Little Rock Air Force Base and at a court ruling 70 years ago that was key in African American struggle for civil rights in Arkansas.

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