Arkansas

Opinion

Opinion: Voters Will Continue to Lead on Marijuana Legalization – Inside Sources

In every election for the last 25 years, voters have had the opportunity to decide on statewide ballot measures legalizing marijuana for either medical or adult-use purposes. This November will be no exception. Voters in five states — Arkansas, Maryland, Missouri, North Dakota and South Dakota — will decide on proposals to legalize and regulate the adult-use

Law Enforcement

3 Arkansas officers suspended after video captures beating – Associated Press

Three Arkansas law enforcement officers were suspended, and state police launched an investigation after a video posted on social media showed two of them beating a suspect while a third officer held him on the ground. The officers were responding to a report of a man making threats outside a convenience store Sunday in the

Politics

Trump press secretary Sanders wins GOP Arkansas governor nod

Sarah Sanders won the Republican nomination for governor in Arkansas on Tuesday, putting her on a clear path to lead a solidly red state where Donald Trump’s popularity has overshadowed questions about his administration’s credibility that she faced during her time as White House press secretary. Sanders won the GOP primary for the office her

COVID-19

Virus surge breaks hospital records amid rising toll on kids

Kentucky and Texas joined a growing list of states that are seeing record numbers of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in a surge that is overwhelming doctors and nurses and afflicting more children. Intensive care units around the nation are packed with patients extremely ill with the coronavirus — even in places where hospitalizations have not yet

Border crisis

GOP donor funds South Dakota National Guard troops in Texas

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem said Tuesday she will use a donation from a Republican donor to fund a deployment of up to 50 South Dakota National Guard troops to the U.S. border with Mexico. Noem joined a growing list of Republican governors promising to send law enforcement officers to Texas as the GOP ramps

National

President Trump speaks at FEMA headquarters

Speaking at FEMA headquarters in Washington today, President Trump announced that he will travel to Texas and Louisiana this weekend to survey storm damage resulting from Hurricane Laura. The hurricane made landfall around 1 a.m. CT in Louisiana this morning before being downgraded to a tropical storm early this afternoon. “All Americans are thinking of

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