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US & Canada · Little Rock

Sarah Huckabee Sanders wins GOP primary for Arkansas governor

44% Center coverage: 81 sources
Sanders defeated podcaster Doc Washburn of Little Rock to win the nomination. Sanders is the former press secretary for former President Donald Trump. She is the daughter of former Republican Gov. Mike Huckabee, who served from July 1996-2007. Sanders will vie with the winner of the Democratic nomination and Libertarian candidate Ricky Dale Harrington Jr. in the Nov. 8 general election.See the Story
US & Canada · Little Rock

Three years after leaving Trump White House, Sarah Huckabee Sanders glides toward GOP nomination for Arkansas governor

67% Center coverage: 24 sources
Sarah Huckabee Sanders is one step closer to returning to the Arkansas Governor's Mansion. The former White House press secretary and Natural State first daughter handily won her primary race for the Republican nomination. Sanders has broken fundraising records in the primary, outdistancing her opponents and even sending two, current Arkansas Lt. Gov. Timm Griffith and AG Leslie Rutledge into other races.See the Story
US & Canada · Little Rock

Boozman wins Arkansas GOP Senate primary

39% Center coverage: 18 sources
Boozman defeated candidates Jake Bequette, Heath Loftis and Jan Morgan in the primary. He will face the winner of the Arkansas Democratic primary and Libertarian nominee Kenneth Cates. John Boozman was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 2010 after defeating incumbent Democrat Blanche Lincoln. He won reelection in 2016 against former U.s. Attorney Conner Eldridge.See the Story
Lockdown · Little Rock

All-clear given after lockdown at Little Rock elementary school

Coverage: 2 sources
Students believed they saw a person with a gun outside Chicot Elementary. Police searched the school and surrounding area and did not locate anyone with a weapon. LRPD said that though this was a false alarm, they encourage anyone who notices suspicious behavior to notify police immediately..See the Story
Memorial Day · Little Rock

Mayor presented first poppy for Memorial Day

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Little Rock · Little Rock

Arkansas renters advocates protest outside governor’s mansion; fault Hutchinson for declining federal relief

Coverage: 2 sources
Arkansas Renters United organized the protest in light of an Arkansas Democrat-Gazette data analysis. 2,855 evictions were filed in state courts from Jan. 1 to May 20. That's the most evictions filed over that time period in any of the last five years. In April, Arkansas became one of two states to turn down federal rental assistance funds.See the Story
Little Rock · Little Rock

A new, temporary eastbound on-ramp for Interstate 30 in Little Rock will open in early June

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
A new, temporary on-ramp to Interstate 30 eastbound will open to traffic at Ninth Street in early June. The current I-30 eastbound entrance ramp -- which is at 6th Street -- will close. Closing the ramp will allow crews to continue construction work to widen the interstate.See the Story
Little Rock · Little Rock

19th Tour de Rock rolls into Little Rock on June 4

LITTLE ROCK — Cycling enthusiasts will return to Little Rock on June 4 for the 19th annual Tour de Rock.See the Story
Little Rock · Little Rock

Arkansas Brighter Future Plan celebrates ‘529 Day’

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Brighter Future 529 Plan, along with other 529 plans across the country, is celebrating 529 Day during May by encouraging families to open and contribute to a plan to begin saving for their loved one’s…See the Story

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