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Lawsuit: Arkansas man died after jail denied medical help.

HOUSTON " The family of an Arkansas man has filed a federal lawsuit in Texas accusing a for-profit jail and at least 12 guards and nurses of denying him adequate medical care as his health worsened and leaving him to die in his...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Aromatique founder Patti Upton dies at Arkansas home at 79.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. " Patti Upton, who founded the multimillion-dollar home fragrance company Aromatique thanks to a popular homemade mix of pine cones, oils and spices she concocted to help a friend's shop "smell like Christmas,"...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

State panel OKs enrollment jump for Arkansas online school.

- Education Week - US

Man finds 2.78-carat diamond at Arkansas state park.

Several park visitors have found large stones in recent months.

- ABC News - US

Shocking video shows how guards at for-profit prison left sick prisoner to die despite pleas for help.

A shocking new video shows guards at a for-profit Arkansas prison roughed up a prisoner who tried to warn them about his assorted medical conditions , and then left him to die in his cell despite his repeated pleas for their help. The prisoner in question, an Arkansas father of four named Mich...

- The Raw Story - US

Fires targeting property of police, firefighters in Arkansas.

Authorities in a small Arkansas town say local police and firefighters are being targeted by suspicious fires and vandalism.

- FOX News - US

Fires targeting property of police, firefighters in Arkansas.

- Townhall.com - US

Walmart racist calls black woman a 'n****r' and tells Latino to 'leave America'.

The bigot lost her temper while shopping at a Walmart store in Bentonville, Arkansas.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

A spiritual adviser describes what it was like to help an Arkansas death row inmate prepare to die.

Arkansas Department of Corrections/Handout via REUTERSJust before his execution in Arkansas on April 24, Jack Jones ate a final meal of fried chicken, potato logs with tarter sauce, beef jerky bites, three candy bars, a chocolate milkshake, and fruit punch—or at least that's what was reported in the news. But it's not ...

- Business Insider - US

Research reveals insights into optical properties of plasmonic nanostructures.

University of Arkansas researchers have helped define the optical properties of plasmonic nanostructures, work that could lead to improved sensors in security and biomedical devices, and have applications in solar cells. The research team in the Department of Physics recently published its findings in the journal PLOS ONE.

- PhysOrg - NL

What it was like waiting for death with one of the 4 men executed in Arkansas in April.

Just before his execution in Arkansas on April 24, Jack Jones ate a final meal of fried chicken, potato logs with tarter sauce, beef jerky bites, three candy bars, a chocolate milkshake, and fruit punch—or at least that's what was reported in the news. But it's not true. According to the only person who sat with Jones as ...

- Business Insider - US

EXCLUSIVE – Mike Huckabee to Trump: Ignore Detractors and Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem

Speaking to Breitbart News during a trip here in Israel, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee hailed President Trump's historic trip to Israel and urged the president to fulfil his campaign promise to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem despite pressure against such a move.

- Breitbart - US

'History witnessed the hand of God moving'

Former Arkansas governor speaks at special event, hosted by Arutz Sheva and Dr. Joseph Frager, celebrating 50 years of a united Jerusalem.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Watch: Huckabee prays at Joseph's Tomb

Former Arkansas governor joins group of 5,000 worshipers at Joseph's Tomb, says Jews shouldn't be forced to pray in the dead of night.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

GOP Sen. Cotton raises national profile in visit to Iowa

Arkansas Republican Sen. Tom Cotton is walking a delicate path by raising his national political profile in a visit to Iowa at a time of turmoil for Donald Trump's White House.

- WRAL.com - US

Judge who blocked Arkansas lethal drug retracts probe plea

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. " A judge who blocked Arkansas' use of an execution drug, effectively blocking the state's lethal injections, has retracted his request for a professional conduct investigation of state Attorney General Leslie...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Judge who blocked Arkansas lethal drug retracts probe plea

A judge who blocked Arkansas' use of an execution drug, effectively blocking the state's lethal injections, has retracted his request for a professional conduct investigation of state Attorney General Leslie … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

"This Isn't Science": We Have No Idea How Much Pain Inmates Feel During Execution

Just weeks after Arkansas attempted to execute eight men in 11 days, lethal injection in back in the news. On Tuesday, Georgia is scheduled to execute J.W. Ledford for a 1992 murder. Texas was slated to put Tilon Carter to death on Tuesday as well, but he received a stay last week after the state's court of criminal appeals ...

- Mother Jones - US

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