This is the 6:04 KASU newscast for Friday, September 22th.
Here are the stories reported this morning:
- JUVENILE LIFERS: The Arkansas Supreme Court says that 7 inmates given life sentences as juveniles should be resentenced. It comes after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that juveniles cannot be sentenced to life in prison with parole. (Arkansas Public Media, Associated Press)
- ASU-CQ DEDICATION: Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, Arkansas State University officials, and Queretaro Governor Francisco Dominquez Servien participated in the dedication ceremony of A-State Campus Queretaro in Mexico yesterday. 215 students have been enrolled for its first semester.
- SENATE WOMEN: KUAR reports U.S. Senate Historian Dr. Donald Ritchie spoke yesterday about how former Senator Hattie Caraway set the standard for future women senators. It was a part of a the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies’ Betsey Wright Distinguished Lecture Series in Little Rock.
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