This is the 6:04 KASU newscast for Monday, September 18th. Here are the stories reported this morning:
MARIJUANA DEADLINE: Today is the deadline for entities to apply for a license to cultivate and dispense medical marijuana in Arkansas. Michael Hibblen from Member Station KUAR gives the details. LITTLE ROCK SHOOTING: The trials scheduled today for rapper Ricky Hampton and his bodyguard Kentrell Gwynn, both of Memphis, have been delayed. They were arrested in July in Alabama on federal weapons charges. It came after a deadly nightclub shooting in Little Rock in which Hampton was performing. WARD MEETINGS: The second of 3 Ward Meetings is set for tonight at 6pm for Wards 3 and 4 in Jonesboro. It will be at the Earl Bell Community Center.
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