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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
Little Rock · Little Rock

Law enforcement officer investigated for raping a child is held on probable cause

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
From the Arkansas State Police yesterday:Aaron Cochrane, 41, of Jackson County, who most recently has been employed as a Bradford police officer, was arrested by Arkansas State Police this afternoon and transported to the Jackson County jail in Newport.See the Story
Little Rock · Little Rock

Success of Central Arkansas Library System’s bond referendum ‘gratifying,’ executive director says

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Little Rock library system's property-tax referendum passes. Refinancing outstanding bonds is expected to generate more than $22 million. Officials want to use the money for interior renovations to the Main Library. Last November, voters approved increasing the millage rate that funds operations and maintenance.See the Story
Little Rock · Little Rock

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

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Arkansas Renters United organized the protest in light of an Arkansas Democrat-Gazette data analysis. Arkansas became one of two states, along with Nebraska, to turn down federal rental assistance funds. Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he would draw down no more than 39% on the $146 million in federal funds.See the Story
Pulaski County, Arkansas · Pulaski County

Former Pulaski County deputy cleared of excessive-force allegations

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Pulaski County Circuit Judge Karen Whatley acquitted Samuel Gene Brandon, 47, of misdemeanor battery. Brandon was accused of recklessly injuring Patrick Wayne Bomer, 36, during a Dec. 6, 2019, arrest at the Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers restaurant in North Little Rock. Bomer is a convicted sex-offender from Saline County who was on parole at the time.See the Story
Little Rock · Little Rock

States Collaborate to Promote Economic Growth, Well-being through Outdoor Recreation - National Governors Association

State leaders from across the nation gathered in Little Rock to collaborate on policies to advance outdoor recreation.See the Story
Little Rock · Little Rock

Airline ticket prices soar, Little Rock tickets up 34% from last year

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
A recent study by CheapAir.com says airline tickets out of Little Rock, AR is up 34 percent from this time last year. Little Rock native Rachel Smith is planning to fly home to Fort Worth in a few weeks, a trip that's costing her double what it did just a few years ago.See the Story

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