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Monday, July 7, 2014

Today in Arkansas: Petitions filed, Asa walks a thin line and a new hospital for Conway

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As usual, here's Max's pithy take on the news of the day.

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    New political polls, Gilbert Baker and newly released ethics commission investigative files on campaign contributions to Mike Maggio, the hypocrisy of Big River Steel’s John Correnti, the LRPD’s move to encrypt its radio broadcasts, a Little Rock City Board proposal to rollback closing time for private clubs and the Little Rock Planning Commission once again going against professional staff recommendations — all covered on this week's edition. /more/
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  • Malcolm Holcombe returns to White Water

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    Also, Zine Night at Dunbar. /more/
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    July 30, 2014
    If Secretary of State John Kerry has failed to bring about a cease fire to end the bloodbath in Gaza, then so has everybody else. /more/
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