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[6 Jun 2013 | 25 Comments | 9,477 views]
Why Wal-Mart’s ‘buy American’ initiative could be significant

KATV-7 — the ABC affiliate in Little Rock — reported today that Bentonville-based Walmart Stores Inc. has pledged to buy $50 billion in goods made or grown in America over the next 10. Wal-Mart also plans to train and provide jobs to 100,000 recently-discharged veterans over the next five years.
Here’s the odd thing — Reuters reported Walmart made those announcements back in January. So, the question must be asked — is KATV just six months behind in its news coverage?
Absolutely not. In fact, one could argue that there can’t be …

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[2 Feb 2011 | 4 Comments | 5,282 views]
Mitch Mustain arrested

KTHV reported today that Mitch Mustain, former Arkansas Razorbacks and USC Trojans quarterback, was arrested Tuesday in Los Angeles and charged with a felony.
You can see a copy of Mustain’s booking information from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s office here. That document shows Mustain’s bail was set at $30,000.
KTHV — relying on external sources — reported that Mustain was released on bail and that the felony arrest is connected to allegations that the 22-year-old was selling prescription drugs online. We at First Arkansas News will report more on this story …

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[10 Jan 2011 | One Comment | 3,736 views]
Winter weather paralyzes central Arkansas

According to the National Weather Service office in Little Rock, between 2 and 6 inches of snow fell on central and southern Arkansas between Sunday afternoon and early Monday morning.
Some areas of the state received 10 inches of snow during the storm, as detailed quite well on a map in a weather report issued by the Weather Service.
Naturally, that much snow dumped on an area that typically receives very little caused a number of problems.
In central Arkansas, the National Guard was called out shortly after midnight on Monday to check …