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AETN Standoff Drags On This article is available only in print.

AETN Standoff Drags On
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Three months after setting a deadline, there has been no resolution announced in a stalemate that followed the firing of chief fundraiser Mona Dixon, the AETN Foundation COO who had been a fixture in Arkansas educational TV for three decades.


Crystal Bridges Adds Three (NWA Movers & Shakers)

Crystal Bridges Adds Three (NWA Movers & Shakers)

Health CareLegalMovers & Shakers

Neal Johnson has joined Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville to support the new contemporary art space The Momentary. Emily Neuman and Erin Anson Ellis have also joined the staff. read more >

Judge Barred From Executions Cases Seeks Justices' Recusal

Judge Barred From Executions Cases Seeks Justices' Recusal

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An Arkansas judge who participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration the same day he blocked the state from using a lethal injection drug wants state Supreme Court justices to disqualify themselves from hearing his request to handle execution-related cases again. read more >

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Speak in Little Rock

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Speak in Little Rock

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will speak in Little Rock in September as part of the Frank and Kula Kumpuris Distinguished Lecture series, produced by the Clinton Foundation and Clinton School of Public Service. read more >

Right Goal, Wrong Path (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Right Goal, Wrong Path (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Health CareLegalOpinionEditor's Note

We didn't know then — how could we? — that Dr. Ben Burris put then-state Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson on a $5,000-a-month retainer to champion Burris' orthodontic agenda. That, needless to say, is not how representative democracy is supposed to work, even if the goal is worthy. read more >

$12M Penalty in Fax Case Will Stand

$12M Penalty in Fax Case Will Stand

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The $12.5 million class-action judgment against a New Jersey man and his business will stand after the Arkansas Supreme Court decided last month not to review the case. read more >