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  • Issue Archive for
  • Nov 21-27, 2012
  • Vol. 39, No. 12
  • Philanthropy 2012
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  • On ice

    Carson Bridges, Tanner Edwards and Brody Morehead take to the ice rink at the River Market this past weekend. The rink is open through Jan. 6, 2013.
  • St. Vincent lays off employees

    St. Vincent Health System, in its effort to trim $12 million from its budget, laid off 29 employees last Thursday and Friday, CEO and President Peter Banko confirmed Tuesday.
  • STAND without Steele?

    The STAND Foundation — a non-profit founded by State Representative Tracy Steele for the expressed purpose of offering leadership training for young adults in Arkansas — may be looking for a new executive if Steele prevails in his runoff election for North Little Rock mayor against Joe Smith on Tuesday.
  • All wet

    Encouraged by positive elections for alcohol sales elsewhere in Arkansas, a drive is underway to make all of Pulaski County open to alcohol sales.
  • Burris' latest move

    Fresh off a key role in an 11th hour effort by which a handful of Republicans and the Democratic caucus made Rep. Davy Carter the next House speaker, Rep. John Burris of Harrison is looking to increase his clout in Arkansas Republican Party politics.
  • Thankful

    Over the weekend, Junior — an avid young tubaist (Tubadour? Tuba Wrangler?) — was reading one of the online tuba forums (yes, they exist) and discovered that he'd been lax in bathing his tuba. No, that's not a euphemism for something unprintable.
  • Going wet

    The era of "we will remain pure and in poverty" is over. The era of treating adults like children is over. The era of sacred wet ground vs. sacred dry ground is over. The grasp of the drive-in window Baptists controlling the world is over.


  • Arkansas swings Republican

    Those of us who teach Arkansas politics have to rewrite some lecture notes after Election 2012. No matter the ultimately hairsbreadth GOP margin in the state House of Representatives, the key region in determining the outcome of statewide elections in Arkansas appears to have finally swung in a markedly Republican direction. This outcome has decisive implications for the future of electoral politics in the state.
  • Obamascare

    On hearing that Texans had proposed secession from the United States of America, one's first thought was "A dream come true."
  • GIF sneaks up

    "It's been delighting people around the world for 25 years but now formally holds an honored place in the cultural lexicon: 'GIF' has been chosen as word of the year by the Oxford American Dictionary.
  • Searching for answers in real America

    Even as professional Republicans hasten to turn Mitt Romney into an unmentionable nonentity like George W. Bush, journalists are fanning out into the hinterlands like anthropologists to study the impact of President Obama's re-election upon the GOP candidate's dedicated supporters.


  • Gucci Mane to Metroplex

    Also, "Jazz vs. Hip-Hop: The Black Out" at Twelve Modern Lounge, Quintron and Miss Pussycat at Low Key Arts, The Main Thing's "A Fertle Holiday" at The Joint, Moscow Ballet's 'The Nutcracker' at Robinson Center Music Hall, the Big Dam Bridge Full Moon Walk, Cirque Dreams Holidaze at Robinson Center Music Hall




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