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Arkansas man gets more than 6 years in federal child-porn caseChristopher Melton, 36, of Farmington got 80 months on one count of receipt of
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
Christopher Melton, 36, of Farmington got 80 months on one count of receipt of child pornography, the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. That term will be followed by 10 years of supervised release, and Melton must also pay... Read more
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White House aide Conway says probing Mueller staff is 'fair'ties to the Trump campaign. Conway tells Fox News' "Fox & Friends" that member
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 hours ago
ties to the Trump campaign. Conway tells Fox News' "Fox & Friends" that members of Mueller's team have contributed to Democrats Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama in the past. She says: "It's relevant that people know what the motivations are.... Read more
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Unemployment rate in Arkansas holds steady at record-tying 3.4 percentThe unemployment rate in Arkansas remained at 3.4 percent in June, matching a r
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 hours ago
The unemployment rate in Arkansas remained at 3.4 percent in June, matching a record low set a month earlier, the Department of Workforce Services said in a statement. The rate stayed the same in Arkansas even as the national unemployment rate... Read more
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Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretaryquestions. His fiery demeanor and tense on-camera exchanges were mocked on Sat
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 hours ago
questions. His fiery demeanor and tense on-camera exchanges were mocked on Saturday Night Live, with the role of Spicer being played by actress Melissa McCarthy. Check back for updates and read Saturday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full deta... Read more
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Third film critic lists best movies thus farbecause I fear that, under deadline pressure, I'll either aggrandize or shortch
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
because I fear that, under deadline pressure, I'll either aggrandize or shortchange certain movies. And since I'm the final Arkansas Democrat-Gazette critic to turn in my selections, I also feel an obligation not to repeat the lists my peers have... Read more
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Inquiry into sexual talk in county office intensifieswith the Russians. They [investigators] "just won't let it go," Thessing said.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
with the Russians. They [investigators] "just won't let it go," Thessing said. Copies of the complaints, obtained by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, reflect that the employees were upset because they said Bellott talks about her sexual life in... Read more
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Daily RecordThe following is a list of those births reported to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazet
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
The following is a list of those births reported to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette by area hospitals. It may not be a complete list since parents may ask the hospital not to publicly release the news of a birth. UAMS MEDICAL CENTER Jasmine Dixon,... Read more
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Arkansas completes upgrade of public school broadbandLITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson says a two-year project to get high-speed Int
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson says a two-year project to get high-speed Internet into all of Arkansas' public schools systems has been completed. Hutchinson on Thursday announced the completion of the Arkansas Public School Computer Network, the... Read more
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Arkansas pair accused of severely beating 25-old on Fayetteville's Dickson Streetface and skull that required multiple surgeries, police said. The couple’s nam
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face and skull that required multiple surgeries, police said. The couple’s names did not appear in online court records as of Thursday evening. Information for this article was contributed by Sierra Murphy of the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazet... Read more
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Arkansas woman gets 20 years for sending child-porn videos of 15-month-oldAn Arkansas woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for producing live p
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
An Arkansas woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for producing live pornographic videos of a 15-month-old baby and sending them to a Texas man, acting U.S. Attorney Patrick Harris said. Lacy Brooks, 31, of Searcy was indicted in January on... Read more
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Police identify suspected shoplifter, officer who shot him outside west Little Rock restaurantwho has been an officer with the Little Rock department since Feb. 25, 1991, ha
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who has been an officer with the Little Rock department since Feb. 25, 1991, has been placed on administrative leave while the investigation continues, according to the release. Read Friday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette... Read more
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Little Rock mayor's plan to reduce violence in city includes intervenor program, police recruitmentstate and federal officials, who have called for a broadened and more extensive
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state and federal officials, who have called for a broadened and more extensive approach to tackling the issues plaguing Arkansas’ capital city. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson unveiled a plan last month aimed at reducing instances of gun violence... Read more
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52-old Arkansas man gets more than 4 years in child-porn caseuploading videos depicting child porn. That computer was seized Jan. 12, and th
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uploading videos depicting child porn. That computer was seized Jan. 12, and the 52-year-old admitted to downloading the videos, the the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported, citing court records. Hagadone reportedly pleaded guilty in Ma... Read more
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Man arrested on murder charge in death of Arkansas roommate ordered held without bailA judge in Northwest Arkansas ordered Thursday that a man arrested in the death
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A judge in Northwest Arkansas ordered Thursday that a man arrested in the death of his roommate be held without bail. The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that Mei Ka Sin, 23, was taken into custody Wednesday on a charge of capital murder... Read more
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Arkansas Board of Health approves rule for abortion lawLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Board of Health has approved emergency re
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted yesterday
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Board of Health has approved emergency regulations to implement a new state law dictating how fetal remains must be handled after an abortion. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports the board decided Wednesday... Read more
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GOP majority leader urges senators to resolve disputes over health care billon to other issues, including overhauling the tax code. But Trump pressured McC
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on to other issues, including overhauling the tax code. But Trump pressured McConnell to delay the key vote until next week, and he invited Republican senators to the White House for lunch. Read Friday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full de... Read more
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U.S. EPA director visits Arkansas as part of push to rescind environmental regulationsScott Pruitt, director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, visited Ark
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Scott Pruitt, director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, visited Arkansas on Thursday as part of the office’s nationwide push to loosen federal regulations. In a photo posted to his Twitter account, Pruitt was seen flanked by Arkansas... Read more
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Attorney general has no plans to resign despite Trump rebukeadvisers spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to pu
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
advisers spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly discuss the president's thinking. The Justice Department declined to comment on the president's remarks. Read Friday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full det... Read more
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Warrant issued in shooting at park outside Little Rockpark in the 3800 block of Frazier Pike in College Station, sheriff's office spo
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
park in the 3800 block of Frazier Pike in College Station, sheriff's office spokesman Lt. Cody Burk said in an email to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. The victim, who was reportedly shot in the leg and the hand, was said to be in stable condition... Read more
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Vote-fraud panel meets as Trump casts states as slyresponsibility to protect the integrity of the vote." In his opening remarks a
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responsibility to protect the integrity of the vote." In his opening remarks at Wednesday's meeting, David Dunn, a former Arkansas lawmaker and a Democrat, acknowledged that the letter sent to states requesting voter information had raised... Read more
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Lettersto be getting further from any resolution of the problem. It seems only approp
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to be getting further from any resolution of the problem. It seems only appropriate to mention that not a single negative Democratic vote stands in the way of their success. Nor have the Republicans allowed any Democrat to take part in the... Read more
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Police beatpark in the 3800 block of Frazier Pike in College Station, sheriff's office spo
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
park in the 3800 block of Frazier Pike in College Station, sheriff's office spokesman Lt. Cody Burk said in an email to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. The victim, who was reportedly shot in the leg and the hand, was said to be in stable condition... Read more
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Progress for quail hunting stampWe've been waiting for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to do more than ta
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
We've been waiting for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to do more than talk about quail restoration, and it looks like that time is coming. Over the last two years, the Commission has taken encouraging steps to prioritize upland bird habitat.... Read more
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News in briefare gathering further information on Tuesday's case. -- Nathan Owens Index cl
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
are gathering further information on Tuesday's case. -- Nathan Owens Index climbs 2.57, finishes at 344.30 The Arkansas Index, a price-weighted index that tracks the largest public companies based in the state, rose 2.57 to 344.30... Read more
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Face the inconsequentialsaid it'd be all right, and John likes Mitch almost as much as Don likes Vladim
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
said it'd be all right, and John likes Mitch almost as much as Don likes Vladimir. Vital Medicaid expansion in Arkansas will continue. If you like Medicaid expansion, Cotton and Boozman will be fine with your thinking they were for it... Read more
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Restaurant Transitions: Burger 21 and Potbelly openings pushed back; Loblolly on Main and Nexus in River Market now open; Ninja Bar-Sushi-Grill opening soonThe target opening date has been pushed back a week, to July 31, for the first
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
The target opening date has been pushed back a week, to July 31, for the first central Arkansas outlet ofBurger 21 in the shopping center at 12319 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock. The hours, tentatively, will be 10:45 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10:45... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Weed killer turns neighbor against neighbor in farm countryLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A longtime Arkansas soybean farmer, Mike Wallace thoug
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A longtime Arkansas soybean farmer, Mike Wallace thought of his neighbors as a community and always was willing to lend a hand if they faced any hardships with their crops. “Mike would do anything for any farmer,” his wife,... Read more
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Trump rages at Sessions in New York Times interviewmore than anything else," but says the two also discussed adoption. That's the
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more than anything else," but says the two also discussed adoption. That's the same topic Donald Trump Jr. says he discussed with a Russian lawyer at a meeting that has drawn criticism. Read Thursday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full d... Read more
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Sheriff's office identifies suspect in shooting at park outside of Little Rockpark in the 3800 block of Frazier Pike in College Station, sheriff's office spo
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
park in the 3800 block of Frazier Pike in College Station, sheriff's office spokesman Lt. Cody Burk said in an email to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. The victim, who was reportedly shot in the leg and the hand, was said to be in stable condition... Read more
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Shoplifter shot by police after carjacking near west Little Rock restaurant, chief saysas a precaution, though officials believe she was not injured. Numerous police
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
as a precaution, though officials believe she was not injured. Numerous police vehicles responded to the scene. The Arkansas Online traffic map showed stalled or stopped traffic in the area. Check back with Arkansas Online for updates as... Read more
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Shoplifter shot by police after carjacking near west Little Rock restaurant, chief saysas a precaution, though officials believe she was not injured. Numerous police
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
as a precaution, though officials believe she was not injured. Numerous police vehicles responded to the scene. The Arkansas Online traffic map showed stalled or stopped traffic in the area. Check back with Arkansas Online for updates as... Read more
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Vehicle drives off Arkansas interstate, overturns; 1 dead, state police sayA wreck in which the vehicle left an Arkansas interstate, went into a ditch and
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
A wreck in which the vehicle left an Arkansas interstate, went into a ditch and overturned left one person dead Wednesday, Arkansas State Police said. The vehicle was headed north on the interstate when it traveled off the road's east side, drove... Read more
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Supreme Court allows strict enforcement of Trump refugee banvastly expanded the family relations that refugees and visitors can use to get
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
vastly expanded the family relations that refugees and visitors can use to get into the country. The justices said the federal appeals court in San Francisco should now consider the appeal. Read Thursday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full detai... Read more
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Little Rock chef to be contender on Food Network's food truck competition showRock closed after just a year. The chef came to the capital city more than 15
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Rock closed after just a year. The chef came to the capital city more than 15 years ago and has since won the Diamond Chef Arkansas competition multiple times, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette previously reported. He proposed to his wife, Meaghan, who... Read more
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As voter fraud commission meets for first time, Trump criticizes states withholding infocampaign to strip minority voters and poor people from the voter rolls. The req
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
campaign to strip minority voters and poor people from the voter rolls. The request has also sparked numerous lawsuits. Democrats have attacked the commission as a ploy to disenfranchise voters. Trump convened the commission after alleging that... Read more
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Jonesboro building on historic register set for demolitionplans to demolish the Rosse's Home Ice Co. building because the structure has f
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
plans to demolish the Rosse's Home Ice Co. building because the structure has fallen into disrepair. According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the city notified the building's owner in February 2015 that the building was dangerous and should... Read more
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REX NELSON: Sun sets on Southwestthe end of hotel ownership for Southwest Hotels Inc., a company that once had a
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
the end of hotel ownership for Southwest Hotels Inc., a company that once had a portfolio of well-known hostelries in Arkansas and surrounding states. At one time or another, the company founded by H. Grady Manning owned the Arlington and... Read more
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State's two senators say repeal now, replace later-- Congress should repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act now an
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
-- Congress should repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act now and come up with a replacement later, Arkansas' two U.S. senators said Tuesday. In interviews, U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton said they are ready to vote... Read more
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Sun sets on Southwestthe end of hotel ownership for Southwest Hotels Inc., a company that once had a
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
the end of hotel ownership for Southwest Hotels Inc., a company that once had a portfolio of well-known hostelries in Arkansas and surrounding states. At one time or another, the company founded by H. Grady Manning owned the Arlington and... Read more
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A modest proposalours was a puzzlement not unmixed with envy. Knowing whether students are supp
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
ours was a puzzlement not unmixed with envy. Knowing whether students are supposedly ready for college in a state like Arkansas that traditionally places near or smack on the bottom in the percentage of its population handed sheepskins... Read more
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Brummett online: Our U.S. senators, relieved on the sidelineI’d never asked in advance for permission to speak on the phone with a press se
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
I’d never asked in advance for permission to speak on the phone with a press secretary for an Arkansas politician, much less been turned down. But these are different days and there’s a first time for everything. The home-state press, like the home... Read more
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Boxer Taylor faces charges after disputeDrive residence on July 10. Taylor is a former Olympian and former boxing cham
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Drive residence on July 10. Taylor is a former Olympian and former boxing champion who has also been inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame. In 2015, Taylor avoided a trial by pleading guilty to nine felony charges for shooting his... Read more
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California vintages not just from NapaCalifornia (about $20 retail) Lorri Hambuchen is a member of London's Institut
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
California (about $20 retail) Lorri Hambuchen is a member of London's Institute of Wines and Spirits. Contact her at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, Ark. 72203, or email: uncorked@thewinecenter.com Food on 07... Read more
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Pulaski County school board terminates superintendent, dismisses law firmthe state took over the district, which now operates under local control. He ea
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
the state took over the district, which now operates under local control. He earned an annual salary of $215,000. His contract calls for him to be paid for six months if he is dismissed. Read Wednesday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full de... Read more
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Business owners in Little Rock's River Market District mourn loss of Riverfestyear of college, and he can still remember hearing Lynyrd Skynyrd from the VIP
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
year of college, and he can still remember hearing Lynyrd Skynyrd from the VIP section in 2013. “That was the festival for Arkansas,” he said. “It brought in people from all reaches of the state — people who don’t always make it to Little Rock,”... Read more
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Arkansas teen accused of stabbing man in fight that stemmed from road rage, police sayAn Arkansas man remained in jail Tuesday, days after being arrested in a stabbi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
An Arkansas man remained in jail Tuesday, days after being arrested in a stabbing that stemmed from a case of road rage, police say. Rogers police reportedly responded shortly after 8:15 p.m. July 10 to Mercy Hospital, where Cesar Santillan told him... Read more
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Rapper's bodyguard faces charges in Little Rock club shooting; gun matched shell casings at scene, feds sayHampton and Gwynn were expected to make first appearances in U.S. District Cour
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Hampton and Gwynn were expected to make first appearances in U.S. District Court on Tuesday afternoon. Check back with Arkansas Online for updates on this developing story and read Wednesday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full... Read more
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Board announces special meeting day after Pulaski County schools chief says he'll leave if directedselection of Janice Warren for deputy superintendent. The seven-member school b
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
selection of Janice Warren for deputy superintendent. The seven-member school board was elected in November after the district operated for five years of state control without a board. Read Wednesday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full... Read more
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Arkansas governor: Don't give up on changes to health lawLITTLE ROCK — Arkansas' Republican governor says Congress shouldn't give up on
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas' Republican governor says Congress shouldn't give up on finding ways to change the federal health overhaul in a way that can win bipartisan support despite the collapse of the GOP effort to repeal and replace the 2010... Read more
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Little Rock's Riverfest music festival suspended after 40 yearsThe Riverfest music festival held annually on the banks of the Arkansas River i
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
The Riverfest music festival held annually on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock will be suspended, the event's board said Tuesday. “We can no longer deliver the experience that Riverfest fans have come to expect,” said DeAnna Korte, the... Read more
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