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$7.4M sought for prison beds

$7.4M sought for prison beds

HOT SPRINGS -- Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Monday that he plans to ask the Legislative Council for $7.4 million to add about 200 prison beds in Pine Bluff. "Hope is important. And actually that can apply to a lot of arenas of life," Hutchinson said at a meeting of the Arkansas Sheri...

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US Bank is the trustee for an unidentified owner that holds trust preferred securities in Acme Holding Co., parent company of Allied Bank of Mulberry. An article in Sunday's editions incorrectly identified the federal government as the owner of the trust preferred securities.

Benton trio due back on 'America's Got Talent' tonight

Triple Threat, the singing trio from Benton who wowed the judges on "America's Got Talent" earlier this season, will appear for a second time Tuesday night.

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$7.4M sought for prison beds

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Monday that he plans to ask the Legislative Council for $7.4 million to add about 200 prison beds in Pine Bluff.

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Senators put bank revival in road bill

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