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'Religious freedom bill' passes House; heads to governor's desk

'Religious freedom bill' passes House; heads to governor's deskHB 1228 passed the Arkansas House of Representatives on Tuesday afternoon, and it is now headed for Governor Asa Hutchinson's desk for signature.
  • Local
  • 3 hours, 44 minutes ago
Local

Walmart asks Gov. Hutchinson to veto HB 1228

Walmart asks Gov. Hutchinson to veto HB 1228One of the world's largest employers and a company that's native to Arkansas is asking Governor Asa Hutchinson to veto "religious freedom bill" HB 1228.
  • Local
  • 4 hours, 24 minutes ago
Weather

Your Arkansas weather forecast from THV11

Your Arkansas weather forecast from THV11Click here for the latest in Arkansas weather.
  • Weather
  • 5 hours, 3 minutes ago
Pine Bluff

NAACP asks for Pine Bluff Alderman's resignation

NAACP asks for Pine Bluff Alderman's resignationThe state NAACP is demanding a Pine Bluff Alderman step down over what they say was a racist remark on social media. While discussing crime rates on Facebook Alderman Bill Brumett misspelled a person's last name.
  • Pine Bluff
  • 5 hours, 9 minutes ago
Little Rock

HB 1228: The future of business in Arkansas

HB 1228: The future of business in ArkansasLocal and state leaders and organizations in Arkansas are making sure their opinions are being heard loud and clear on what the passage of House Bill 1228 into law would mean for the future of business in Arkansas.
  • Little Rock
  • 5 hours, 20 minutes ago
Little Rock

Junior League of Little Rock celebrates new nonprofit center

Junior League of Little Rock celebrates new nonprofit centerThe Junior League of Little Rock held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday to mark the grand opening of the Junior League of Little Rock Nonprofit Center.
  • Little Rock
  • 5 hours, 51 minutes ago
Local

Post Office to feature Dr. Maya Angelou Forever Stamp

Post Office to feature Dr. Maya Angelou Forever StampOn Wednesday, April 8, the Stamps Post Office will host a special dedication ceremony for the Dr. Maya Angelou Forever Stamp.
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  • 5 hours, 55 minutes ago
Local

Photos: Junior League of Little Rock celebrates new nonprofit center

Photos: Junior League of Little Rock celebrates new nonprofit centerJunior League of Little Rock celebrates new nonprofit center
  • Local
  • 6 hours, 12 minutes ago
Little Rock

UALR students protest against House Bill 1228

UALR students protest against House Bill 1228Students gathered in the freedom of speech area on UALR's campus on Tuesday to protest against House Bill 1228.
  • Little Rock
  • 6 hours, 52 minutes ago
Little Rock

Expert: Arkansas and Indiana RFRA laws similar

Expert: Arkansas and Indiana RFRA laws similarTHV11 talked with a spokesman on Tuesday who said that the governor would not speak publicly about House Bill 1228 until Wednesday.
  • Little Rock
  • 6 hours, 56 minutes ago
Outdoors

Lake of the Week

Lake of the WeekEach week on THV11 This Morning Saturday, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission shares some great insight on lakes right here in the Natural State in "Lake of the Week," brought to you by H20 Sportz & Marine LLC.
  • Outdoors
  • 7 hours, 18 minutes ago
Local

Photos: UALR students protest against House Bill 1228

Photos: UALR students protest against House Bill 1228Students protest HB 1228 at UALR
  • Local
  • 7 hours, 30 minutes ago
Little Rock

Union Pacific: Man dies after being hit by train in Little Rock

Union Pacific: Man dies after being hit by train in Little RockA pedestrian is said to have been hit by a train in Little Rock on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Little Rock
  • 7 hours, 33 minutes ago
Sports

Bears take title at UALR/A-State Invitational

Bears take title at UALR/A-State InvitationalBears take title at UALR/A-State Invitational
  • Sports
  • 7 hours, 50 minutes ago
Little Rock

Arkansas lawmakers OK ban on informal transfers of adoptees

Arkansas lawmakers OK ban on informal transfers of adopteesArkansas lawmakers have given final approval to a bill banning the informal transfer of adopted children known as "re-homing," a measure prompted by a legislator who gave away his adopted daughters to a man who later admitted to sexually assaulting one of...
  • Little Rock
  • 7 hours, 54 minutes ago
Health

56 flu deaths reported in the state of Arkansas

56 flu deaths reported in the state of ArkansasThe number of flu deaths in Arkansas have gone up in the past two weeks.
  • Health
  • 8 hours, 6 minutes ago
Little Rock

Little Rock Nine members voice opposition against HB 1228

Little Rock Nine members voice opposition against HB 1228Two members of the Little Rock Nine voiced strong opinions in opposition to HB 1228.
  • Little Rock
  • 8 hours, 40 minutes ago
News

Russvegas ½ Marathon and Relay to raise money for charity

Russvegas ½ Marathon and Relay to raise money for charityNext weekend, Russellville is hosting the Russvegas ½ Marathon and Relay to raise money for 'River Valley Circle of Friends' and Arkansas Children's Hospital.
  • News
  • 10 hours, 20 minutes ago
Politics

Gov. Hutchinson vetoes publicity rights bill

Gov. Hutchinson vetoes publicity rights billGovernor Asa Hutchinson has vetoed Senate Bill 79, a bill with the intent to "protect the names, voices, signatures, photographs, and likenesses of the citizens of the state from exploitation and unauthorized commercial use without the citizen's consent."
  • Politics
  • 10 hours, 29 minutes ago
Politics

Arkansas Senate committee advances lethal injection bill

Arkansas Senate committee advances lethal injection billA bill designed to restart executions in the Arkansas by allowing an alternative lethal injection procedure and hiding the source of the drugs was endorsed by a Senate panel.
  • Politics
  • 11 hours, 16 minutes ago
Crime

Arkansas Parole Board recommends commutation for killer

Arkansas Parole Board recommends commutation for killerThe Arkansas Parole Board is recommending commutation of the life sentence given a man convicted of killing his 18-month-old stepson.
  • Crime
  • 11 hours, 20 minutes ago
Education

Public libraries take big funding hit

Public libraries take big funding hitArkansas public libraries, including the Donald W. Reynolds Library in Mountain Home, are getting an unexpected 18 percent budget cut thanks to the Legislature.
  • Education
  • 11 hours, 31 minutes ago
Politics

Orthodox Advocacy Center suggests compromise to HB1228

Orthodox Advocacy Center suggests compromise to HB1228The Orthodox Union Advocacy Center is suggesting a compromise to HB 1228, which has been stirring up controversy over the past week.
  • Politics
  • 12 hours, 5 minutes ago
Local

LR Chamber of Commerce releases statement on HB 1228

LR Chamber of Commerce releases statement on HB 1228In light of a religious freedom bill that is headed for the full House this week, officials with the Little Rock Chamber of Commerce have released this statement.
  • Local
  • 12 hours, 32 minutes ago
Politics

Stodola pleads with Hutchinson to reconsider HB1228

Stodola pleads with Hutchinson to reconsider HB1228Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola has voiced his concerns regarding HB 1228.
  • Politics
  • 12 hours, 41 minutes ago
Little Rock

Arkansas Gives: THV11 takes closer look at Thea Foundation

Arkansas Gives: THV11 takes closer look at Thea FoundationThis coming Thursday is the day set aside for Arkansas Gives, the largest single day of online giving this state has ever attempted.
  • Little Rock
  • 13 hours, 52 minutes ago
Crime

Suspect arrested in Ark. drive-by shooting

Suspect arrested in Ark. drive-by shootingPolice were asking for the public's help finding a man who is believed to have carried out a drive-by shooting.
  • Crime
  • 14 hours, 3 minutes ago