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As presented Monday, the rules would prohibit almost all medical marijuana advertising, including TV, radio, billboards and print media. Some board members pointed out that a near-blanket prohibition would make it very difficult to do business. "I think at some level we have to keep standards of commercial reasonableness in mind," said Dan Greenberg, the new ABC chair. The board will take up the issue Tuesday.
Here's the open line and the week-opening daily news roundup.
A Little Rock police officer fatally shot a man he said attempted to rob him in a shopping center parking lot at Rodney Parham and Reservoir Roads about 7:40 p.m. Friday.
Mystikal, 8Ball & MJG, Scarface, Juvenile, Trick Daddy and Bun B are on tour together, and landed at the Robinson Center last Saturday night.
The throngs descended on South Main Street and Bernice Garden on Saturday for the annual SoMa Mardi Gras Parade and the 5th Annual Root Cafe/Arkansas Times Beard and Mustache Contest. As usual, ace photographer Rett Peek was on the scene to capture handsome portraits of all the contest participants. And our own Brian Chilson was on the scene to grab shots of the rest of the revelry.
Sheila Kennedy, a professor of architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and founder of Kennedy & Violich Architecture Ltd., will give the June Freeman lecture tonight at the Arkansas Arts Center, part of the Architecture + Design Network series at the Arkansas Arts Center.
At the Corner restaurant at Scott and Markham streets will celebrate Mardi Gras with its first "Fat Tuesday Beer Dinner,” featuring brews from Lost Forty, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28.
Stop the presses! Or toss out the ashtrays at least. No longer does The Sports Page serve its great cheeseburgers and ginormous chilidogs with a hint of Marlboro.
Tomas Bohm, the owner of Czech and German eatery The Pantry in West Little Rock and The Pantry Crest in Hillcrest, has settled on a name for his new venture in the old Hillcrest Artisan Meats spot: District Fare. The name “suits the Hillcrest location," Bohm said. And besides, he added, "everything else is called Hillcrest” in the neighborhood.
If Little Rock deteriorates because of substandard schools, there will be blame aplenty /more/
Presidents, with the exception of George Washington, never found much joy with the media, although Donald Trump is the first to use the scarily freighted words "enemies of the people." /more/