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Governor Asa Hutchinson, Please note that daily weekend COVID cases will be fully reported on Monday. I can report that we continue to exceed the previous weeks in vaccinations. … Max Bennett, UAMS is full, due to COVID-19. … KATV. The Arkansas National Guard sees an increase in COVID-19 cases after the training trip to Fort Polk. … James Graham, Searcy Hospital may cancel elective surgeries to make room for COVID-19 patients. … KTAL NBC 6 News, the town of Lafayette removes the statue of Confederate General Alfred Mouton. … Fox 16 News, Little Rock Identity Police victim of fatal shooting in front of Dave & Buster’s. … NOLA.com, LSU medical students are helping women who fell ill on their flight to Greece. … NWS Shreveport, Another sweltering night in sotre with dips in the mid-70s. … NOLA.com, search continues for Ellis Boudean, 4, missing child with autism in Marrero, LA, nature reserve. … KTRE News, Two shot dead in Lufkin, TX. … Sentinel-Record, Henderson State University journalism advisor Steven Listopad, was named Arkansas Press Association Educator of the Year. … AR Democrat-Gazette, three indicted after a fatal Duck Boat accident that left 17 people dead in Stone County, MO, in 2018. … Region 8 News, Hoxie and Walnut Ridge residents without power. … Cassandra Webb, Little Rock Police at the scene of a Westside Wine and Spirits homicide on Rodney Parham.
National / International
Associated Press, although vaccinated, three of the Texas House members who recently fled Austin have contracted COVID-19. â¦ Austin Kellerman, the first state of Illinois to prohibit minors from lying in police questioning. … From multiple sources, the NFL will add reading of “Lift Every Voice and Sing”, sometimes referred to as “Black National Anthem”, during pre-game activities. … From multiple sources, the Surfside condo collapses claiming up to 95 victims. … Stars and Stripes, In the four years since two fatal ship collisions rocked the U.S. Navy, the service has sought ways to address the issues that contributed to the deaths of 17 sailors.