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Data on bar hours disputed

Jonesboro to LR: It reduced crime

Posted: August 11, 2014 at 3:49 a.m.

Jonesboro Police Chief Michael Yates is adamant that limiting the hours that private clubs in his city are allowed to stay open helped reduce late-night crime and that the same measure could help Little Rock. He said that a report distributed recently by an association of club owners in Little Rock that indicated otherwise is "very skewed and misleading."

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