For 3rd time, jail restricts inmates

Lockup dozens over its capacity

Posted: August 26, 2014 at 3:29 a.m.

The state's largest jail is set to "close" at noon today, the third time this year the facility will limit the prisoners it takes in due to prisoner overcrowding at state and local levels.

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Discrimination upheld in LR apartment case

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Interim Medicaid director gets job

Special to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette - 08/252014 - Dawn Zekis Stehle, Arkansas Medicaid Director and Director of DHS Division of Medical Services

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