• Jed Duggar, a member of the Duggar clan from 19 Kids and Counting, files his paperwork today to run for the Arkansas State Legislature, intending to represent District 89. He will face Megan Godfrey, the incumbent Democrat in 2020.
  • The March of Dimes released a report this morning giving Arkansas an F-grade for having poor maternal health and a premature birth rate of 11.6 percent.

 

  • Four high-ranking officials in the Trump administration have refused to testify before Congress in the ongoing impeachment inquiry.
  • Apple announces a $2.5 billion plan to address California’s housing crisis, with $1 billion acting as an open credit line to build low- and moderate-income housing, and another $1 billion creating a mortgage assistance program for first-time homebuyers.

 

  • Cher announces her Here We Go Again tour will come to North Little Rock’s Simmons Bank Arena on March 14, 2020. Tickets go on sale this Friday.
  • Arkansas State Red Wolves’ head coach Blake Anderson appears today at the Little Rock Touchdown Club, speaking about his game-winning strategies and his struggle with recently losing his wife to cancer.

 

  • November 4, 1922: Howard Carter discovers the entrance to Pharaoh Tutankhamun’s tomb, untouched for over 3,000 years.
  • November 4, 2008: Barack Obama defeats John McCain to become the first black President in United States’ history.

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