Arktube

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Saturday, May 24, 2014 - 11:51:00

Out-of-state financing: Tom Cotton relies on it more than Mark Pryor

Paul Barton of Gannett News Service looked at campaign finance figures and found that Republican Rep. Tom Cotton is leading U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor in the share of personal campaign money coming from out-of-state sources — 65 percent to 53 percent.

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Monday, October 7, 2013

Monday, October 7, 2013 - 10:59:00

Secretary of State Mark Martin claims sovereign immunity

Matt Campbell of the Blue Hog Report continues to wrangle with the secretary of state's office over office records, including pertaining to its use of outside legal counsel without attorney general approvall (a practice Campbell successfully stopped).

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Friday, March 23, 2012

Friday, March 23, 2012 - 13:36:29

Bugs in Arkansas

It's been a long, dreary week, but we're finally on the back slope of Friday and it's sunny outside to boot.

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Friday, October 15, 2010

Friday, October 15, 2010 - 11:16:21

THIS WEEK IN ARKTUBE: Shootin' ramen and surfin' rice.

Over on our Rock Candy entertainment blog, we've thrown the switch on the latest installment of Arktube, our weekly salute to the best, most interesting and most soul-searingly dumb Arkansas-related videos posted to Youtube.com in the past seven days.

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  • George H.W. Bush will vote for Hillary. Or will he?

    Politico reports that Kathleen Harrington Kennedy Townsend says former Republican President George H.W. Bush is voting for Hillary Clinton for president. The article quotes a Bush spokesman as declining to confirm or deny.
  • Who's harming women?

    Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is an Arkansas Republican. Thus, like the governor and the Republican-majority legislature, she intends to do everything she can to deny women comprehensive medical care, particularly abortion.
  • New normal

    No two presidential candidates since polling began have run up negatives as massive as those of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, who yet won their parties' nominations easily. "What gives?" may be the biggest political mystery in history.
  • Additional rape charges filed against Conway doctor

    Special Prosecutor Jason Barrett has added 11 more victims to two others alleging rape by Dr. Robert Rook of Conway.
  • Big Dam Bridge 100 brings big damn complaint about celebrity rider Hincapie

    The Big Dam Bridge 100 is this weekend and one dedicated biker isn't happy about a celebrity rider, admitted doper George Hincapie.

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  • NWA voice: Opposition to stadium expansion

    A letter to the editor this morning in Northwest Arkansas voices objections to the Razorback Stadium expansion and outlines some alternative uses for the TV millions that are helping to finance the project.
  • Drug companies fight medical marijuana

    Disclosure about financing of the anti-medical marijuana campaign in Arkansas is so far lacking, but it's no secret what's happened in other states — pharmaceutical companies have worked to defeat medical marijuana laws because they create (safer) competition.
  • Ken Starr on the real victim of Baylor rapes

    Kenneth Starr, whose persecutorial past need not be repeated here, gave an extensive interview yesterday with Evan Smith of the Texas Tribune and, boy, was it a corker. The football coach was the true victim, said Starr.

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