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Former Arkansas State Police director seeks to establish new cold case division to solve 1987 murder
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Former Arkansas State Police director seeks to establish new cold case division to solve 1987 murder

The Arkansas State Police investigator, J.R. Howard, has been haunted by the case of Sandra Williams since a spring day in 1987 when he first heard her name. Back then, despite a valiant effort, there was not enough evidence to secure an arrest of the person who killed her. However, with the launch of a new Cold Case Division at Arkansas State Police, there is renewed hope for finding justice for victims like Sandra Williams. The newly ramped-up Cold Case Division, overseen by Maj. Stacey Rhoads, is revisiting old cases with a fresh perspective, looking at new developments in technology and investigative techniques to potentially find answers that have long eluded them. Sandra's case is one of many that is now being actively pursued by the Cold Case Division. Sandra's mother, Norma, re...
Arkansas Department of Transportation prepares for winter weather conditions
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Arkansas Department of Transportation prepares for winter weather conditions

Winter is fast approaching, and officials are getting ready for the impact it will have on the roads. The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) is taking proactive measures by fueling up trucks, training drivers, and reallocating resources in preparation for the winter season. Deric Wyatt of ARDOT states that they are focused on getting employees familiar with the equipment they will be operating, including making necessary equipment repairs and practicing the routes they will be driving. With a fleet of over 600 trucks across the state, ARDOT uses them as salt spreaders with snowplows attached. It's crucial for them to have an ample supply of salt, with 40% of the state's salt stored in Northwest Arkansas. They also adjust the salt mix depending on the temperature, incorporatin...
Top News Stories in ArkansasNovember 21, 2023
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Top News Stories in ArkansasNovember 21, 2023

Arkansas's top news stories for November 21, 2023 are delivered by Jurnee Taylor in a video report. The report includes the news of Elon Musk suing Media Matters over its new report on "X." The video can be found on thv11.com and was published at 12:10 PM CST on November 21, 2023, with an update at 12:18 PM CST on the same day. The duration of the video is 581 seconds, and it can be viewed with autoplay enabled. The video also has a thumbnail image representing the news report.
Arkansas straightforwardness bunch reveals new drafts for FOIA sacred alteration, started act
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Arkansas straightforwardness bunch reveals new drafts for FOIA sacred alteration, started act

The public authority straightforwardness bunch expecting to revere the Arkansas Opportunity of Data Act in the state Constitution delivered a second draft of a proposed revision with a going with resident started act Monday. Arkansas Residents for Straightforwardness (ACT) revealed its most memorable draft of the proposed revision last month, fully intent on meeting all requirements for the 2024 statewide voting form. The objective gathering framed after Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders supported for a few exceptions to the FOIA and marked one into regulation after a unique official meeting in September. The seven individuals from ACT's drafting board acknowledged they could all the more likely accomplish their objectives of making enforceable government straightforwardness strategy by pr...
Survey: Entertainers develop local area through craftsmanship at Backwards Execution Workmanship Celebration
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Survey: Entertainers develop local area through craftsmanship at Backwards Execution Workmanship Celebration

From Nov. 2-5, The Passing, a contemporary craftsmanship space, facilitated the Converse Execution Workmanship Celebration. The four-day occasion united north of 50 imaginative specialists hailing from around the world in a showcase that welcomed participants to contemplate the inquiry, "Is this craftsmanship?" The celebration started on Nov. 2 with a presentation by Latin execution workmanship company La Pocha Nostra, who covered off their multi-week residency at the setting. Through their trial work, which has been progressing beginning around 1993, the gathering expects to delete the limits among craftsmanship and legislative issues as well as battle conventional ideas of geographic boundaries and race. In the same way as other execution specialists, they permitted the crowd to turn ...