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Community searching for dog with water container on it's head

Residents of Ferndale in Pulaski County, Arkansas, are searching for a dog with a water container stuck on it's head.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

FOX16

Child Porn Arrest for Little Rock Man

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that agents from the Attorney General's Office have arrested a Pulaski County man for possession of child pornography.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR

Thu Aug 21, 2014

FOX16

Pulaski Co. School Desegregation Case Ended in Final Court Order

A federal judge has issued an order giving final approval to a settlement that ends the Pulaski County school desegregation case once and for all.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., North Little Rock, AR, Little Rock, AR

The Miami Herald

Court ends part of Arkansas desegregation lawsuit

A federal judge is ending a large part of an Arkansas desegregation case rooted in the Little Rock Central High School crisis of 1957.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

NWAonline

Lottery dials back budget projections

The Arkansas Lottery Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved a revised budget that reduces its projection for money raised for scholarships by $3 million to $78.2 million.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Little Rock, AR

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Arkansas Times

Voter ID law: Unneeded and punishing legitimate voters

GOOD LUCK: The secretary of stare has a snappy logo for information about the Voter ID law.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Arkansas dog with jug stuck on her head still running loose: Rescuers search

Since August 2, a brown, black and white hunting dog has been roaming the Ferndale area in Pulaski County, Arkansas according to a Facebook page titled Fern's Road to Rescue.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Record

The history behind 420 Main Street

The North Little Rock Post Office, now known as the Argenta Branch-William F. Laman Public Library, was built in 1931 to 1932 and holds a great amount of history.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR, North Little Rock, AR, England, AR

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Arkansas Times

A soaking wet open line

Week is out and line is open, folks. Max was out so I filled in on the daily video roundup.

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Related Topix: Arkansas

NWAonline

Judge rules DNA admissible in slaying trial

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Barry Sims on Thursday cleared prosecutors to use DNA evidence that authorities say places a 27-year-old Pine Bluff man at the scene of the 2011 ambush slaying of a Little Rock drug dealer.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Little Rock, AR, Conway, AR

Wed Aug 13, 2014

FOX16

Highway Department Looking to Improve I-30 in Pulaski County

Driving on Interstate 30 through Pulaski County is a huge problem for commuters every day.

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Related Topix: North Little Rock, AR, Little Rock, AR

NWAonline

Pulaski County notebook

Recycling district rolls over $493,546 The Regional Recycling and Waste Reduction District reported almost $500,000 in carryover funds from fiscal 2014 on Tuesday.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

SFGate

Judge denies man's request to represent himself

An Arkansas judge has denied a request from a man accused in a fatal shooting to represent himself in a trial set for next month.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Arkansas Times

Arguments filed to invalidate Arkansas Voter ID law

Lawyers in the lawsuit challenging the 2013 Arkansas voter ID law filed briefs today in support of Circuit Judge Tim Fox's ruling that the law added unconstitutional additions to voter law.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Arkansas Government, ACLU, Pope County, AR, Dover, AR

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Arkansas Online

Platoon of local lawyers set to lampoon the politicians

More than 75 lawyers and law professionals will spoof people and politics on the state and national levels in the Pulaski County Bar Association's biennial musical production, this year titled Gridiron Gridlock, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, and 7 and 9 p.m. Friday at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St., Little Rock.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Arkansas Times

Lawsuit challenges petitions for alcohol sales in Saline County

THE THREAT NEXT DOOR: Red Gate is one of the liquor dealers near the Saline County line that could be affected if a wet/dry question is approved there.

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Related Topix: Saline County, AR, Faulkner County, AR, Craighead County, AR, US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Columbia County, AR

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Arkansas Online

Pair heads bid to turn Little Italy into a city

A sign along Arkansas 300 in the rural northwest corner of Pulaski County between the Perry County border and Lake Maumelle showcases the Italian flag -- vertical stripes of green, then white, then red -- and a movement, reading 'It will take 'The Village' to make Little Italy a Township.'

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Related Topix: Maumelle, AR

Thu Aug 07, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Arkansas 'Cheer Mom' Guilty In Plea Agreement

Sherwood mother known for appearing in the cheerleading reality show "Cheer Perfection" has pleaded guilty in an agreement with prosecutors Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sherwood, AR

Wed Aug 06, 2014

FOX16

Little Italy One Step Closer to Becoming Incorporated Town

After nearly 100 years, the community of Little Italy is one step closer to becoming an incorporated town.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR

Arkansas Times

The real fraud is the Voter ID law; impersonation almost never happens

If facts mattered, this Wonkblog post by a person who's deeply researched voter fraud, would put an end once and for all to the bogus claim of Republicans that Voter ID laws are necessary to root out fraud.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Little Rock, AR

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