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👮‍♂️ Pulaski County Sheriff Eric Higgins spoke to the NAACP's Jacksonville chapter Sunday about the controversial Netflix series "Unlocked: A Jail Experiment," where he allowed production teams access to the jail. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

  • "One thing that bothers me ... all this outrage over a Netflix series, but I've been trying for two years to get mental health services in the place," Higgins said.

🛒 Walmart store manager Nichole Hart earned nearly $240,000 last year at her job in Bellmead, Texas. The company increasingly leans on stores and their managers to fulfill online orders while maintaining profitability. (The Wall Street Journal)

👩‍⚖️ A former J.B. Hunt Transport Services human resources vice president is suing the company, claiming he was fired "due to his status as a white male and his ongoing opposition to the discrimination in the workplace against white males." (Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

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