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AACF Statement on School Safety Grants

On Thursday, the Arkansas Legislature passed SB2, and Gov. Hutchinson signed it into law. The new act will allow the Arkansas Department of Education to receive $50 million in general revenue funds to go toward school safety grants. And while everyone wants our children to be in safe and healthy l...
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AACF Statement on 2022 Tax Cuts

We see a lot of people struggling with the costs of rent, of getting to work, of taking care of their kids, and the Governor and state Legislature have a responsibility to help make sure Arkansas’s children thrive. But the tax cut bills passed this week won’t do that. The previously passed tax cut...
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Watch: UA Little Rock basketball player inspiring others to ...

Suicide awareness month is in September but it's a year-round problem that UA Little Rock Senior forward Angelique Francis knows all too well.
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Arkansas Advocates 2022 Special Legislative Session Recap

When Governor Asa Hutchinson announced last month his intention to call a special session of the Arkansas General Assembly, with a focus on tax cuts, we knew we would have our hands full. For months, lawmakers have been talking about Arkansas’s $1.6 billion “surplus,” claiming it as evidence that ...
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Watch: FOX Food Spotlight: Certified Pies

Certified Pies stopped by Good Day Arkansas to showcase the pizzas and other food it has to offer.

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EF2 tornado in southern Oklahoma and Arkansas

GERONIMO, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Southern Plains (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Authorities have confirmed a tornado with winds up to 130 mph (209 kph) touched down in southern Oklahoma. The National Weather Service says the EF2 twister Saturday morning traveled ...
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Dorian Intensifies To A Category 5 Hurricane

At the 7am Sunday update, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has upgraded the intensity of Hurricane Dorian to a Category 5. The maximum sustained winds are 160 mph. This surpasses a Category 4 hurricane by 4 mph. The track of Dorian has it impacting the Bahamas on Sunday, before it grazes the s...
2 more Oklahoma towns urged to evacuate

IMAGES: 2 more Oklahoma towns urged to evacuate

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on storm damage in the Southern Plains and Midwest (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Residents of two more Oklahoma towns are being encouraged to leave their homes ahead of expected flooding that has also prompted flooding concerns in Missouri and Kansas. Res...
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Sen. Tom Cotton supports decision to buy Greenland

Senator Tom Cotton is in support of the United States buying Greenland, according to several reports. On Wednesday, Politico's Playbook PM reported that Cotton previously discussed the purchase of Greenland in August 2018 with Danish Ambassador Lars Gert Lose. Cotton also appeared Wednesda...
Chicago Mom plotted to kill pregnant woman, steal baby

Chicago: Mom plotted to kill pregnant woman, steal baby

CHICAGO (AP) — A mother plotted for months to acquire a newborn before she and her daughter strangled a pregnant Chicago woman and cut her baby from her womb using a butcher’s knife, prosecutors said Friday as they revealed gruesome new details about the case. Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19, was lure...

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