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Abortion Laws On The Docket

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Lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Reproductive Rights spar with lawyers for the state of Arkansas as they present their first formal arguments in court over a lawsuit challenging four abortion laws passed by the legislature this year.

Also on the Week-In-Review:

-With crime, interstate expansion, and a state-controlled school district on the mind, we check in with a developing race for Little Rock mayor.

-“I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die”: testing the limitations of free speech at the Pulaski County Quorum Court.

-And will the Trojans don football helmets once again? A look at an effort to get the UA Little Rock throwing the pigskin at War Memorial stadium.

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Chris Hickey was born and raised in Houston, Texas, spending his teenage years in Camden, Ohio. He graduated from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, majoring in English. He got his start in public radio working as a board operator at WMUB in Oxford, Ohio during his summer and winter breaks from school. Since graduating, he has made Little Rock home. He joined KUAR in September 2011 as a production intern and has since enjoyed producing, anchoring and reporting for the station. He is the composer of KUAR's Week-In-Review Podcast theme music and the associate producer of Arts & Letters.
Jacob Kauffman is a reporter and anchor for KUAR. He primarily covers the state legislature and politics beat while juggling anchoring Morning Edition Monday through Friday.