Saturday, July 31, 2010

Saturday, July 31, 2010 - 15:41:56

Over to you

The line is open. I'll have to count on crowd sourcing for wedding reports, troll watch and related duites.

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Saturday, July 31, 2010 - 15:02:56

Chelsea Clinton's wedding day UPDATE

Interesting. Nothing, after a number of catty runup articles, in the New York Times today on Chelsea Clinton's wedding to Marc Mezvinsky this evening at an estate within commuting distance from New York City.

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Saturday, July 31, 2010 - 11:32:45

Cardboard boat races at Greers Ferry

Does Kat Robinson ever stop traveling? I don't think so.

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Saturday, July 31, 2010 - 08:10:28

Scouting: Fighting for relevance

The National Scout Jamboree provides an occasion for the New York Times to review the Boy Scouts, whose numbers have declined sharply.

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Saturday, July 31, 2010 - 07:57:40

Beebe's responsibility

John Brummett is right, of course. Gov. Mike Beebe can't explain away the question of state vehicle oversupply — if there is one — by saying the bulk of the cars are in constitutionally independent agencies — highways, Game and Fish and colleges.

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Friday, July 30, 2010

Friday, July 30, 2010 - 17:03:12

TGIF

It has been a long week. Light up the open line.

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Friday, July 30, 2010 - 15:07:13

Lincoln riles her base

Some think Sen. Blanche Lincoln can't win re-election period. She certainly can't win without a strong black vote.

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Friday, July 30, 2010 - 14:53:07

Justice Corbin released from hospital

Associate Justice Donald Corbin, 72, has been released from the hospital after emergency bypass surgery, the state Supreme Court.

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Friday, July 30, 2010 - 14:18:25

GOP making money off W. Memphis shootings

First things first. Wildlife Officer Michael Neal is a hero. But should he be used as a draw for political fund-raising so soon after the West Memphis cop killings?

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Friday, July 30, 2010 - 13:42:02

The smoking light is unlit

I'd forgotten this. An all-campus ban on smoking on all state university campuses takes effect Sunday.

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Friday, July 30, 2010 - 13:27:28

Andy Griffith backs Obamacare

Andy Griffith has filmed a commercial for Medicare touting the benefits of new health legislation.

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Friday, July 30, 2010 - 11:53:25

LR angle in SEC case in Texas

Yes, there's an Arkansas angle in the SEC civil complaint alleging securities fraud against Texas billionaires Samuel and Charles Wyly. Stockbroker Louis Schaufele III, also named, is a Little Rock native.

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Friday, July 30, 2010 - 10:17:10

Democratic challenger in the 3rd District

Roby Brock's Talk Business offers a profile on David Whitaker, the Democratic challenger for Congress in the Third District, Republican since the dawn of time.

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Friday, July 30, 2010 - 10:06:22

Congressional antics

Gridlock in D.C. Republicans are filibustering a tax-cut bill meant to spur job creation. They want to pile on some non-germane hot button stuff.

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Friday, July 30, 2010 - 09:17:04

The Republican threat to Medicare

The Democratic Senate Campaign Committee continues to use Medicare's 45th anniversary to highlight Republican control could mean to the popular program.

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Friday, July 30, 2010 - 07:05:19

Political trouble brewing in W. Memphis

The story is behind a registration wall, but the West Memphis newspaper yesterday began what apparently will be continuing articles about Fred Smith, Democratic nominee for state representative.

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Friday, July 30, 2010 - 06:52:43

Obama's neglected base

Paul Krugman speaks for many, I'd guess, in writing of disappointment among progressives about President Obama.

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Friday, July 30, 2010 - 04:40:00

Wind turbines: Becalmed?

You have to wonder if this report on the wind turbine industry has implications for Arkansas's young industry.

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Thursday, July 29, 2010

Thursday, July 29, 2010 - 17:01:18

The line is open

Farewell to Thursday.

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Thursday, July 29, 2010 - 16:48:00

Rove's candidate in the First

Blue Hog Report provides some background on a contributor to 1st District Republican congressional candidate Rick Crawford.

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