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ARKANSAS. Gov. Mike Beebe announced he’s struck a deal with gas producers to go along with an increase in the state’s almost non-existent severance tax. Can he get 75 percent of the legislature to go along?
Does it worry you that Gov. Beebe is about to kill the goose that laid the golden egg, as a little band of Republicans maintain? A 5 percent tax on the gas that big Texas and Oklahoma companies harvest from the Fayetteville shale in northern and eastern A
The twits who have seized the Washington Post and the revival Little Rascals’ Wimmin Haters Club at MSNBC have thought to separate themselves from the media herd this political season by embracing misogyny.
Also, "Dardanelle Boys Often Come Home From Washington When They Need Residency to Run for Congress," rich guys don't understand the minimum wage, the prodigal gun and Tom Cotton and dirty telephone tricks.
The tween-pop Elvis is coming to Verizon for what is guaranteed to be the most frenzied concert Little Rock sees all year. Now, the Biebs has gotten more than his fair share of criticism since his astronomical ascent from YouTube scrubbery to international megafame, but we're not interested in calling out the omnipresent young pup for his fortunes, deserved or otherwise.
Hot Springs is the town where you gamble on the ponies, tread in the steps of gangsters taking the waters, and where a club on one of its most busy streets advertises "Strip Karaoke." But there's another spring bubbling up in the so-called Spa City, one that's bringing holy water to the surface.
Scott Ellington, the prosecuting attorney for Arkansas's Second Judicial District, said in a recent interview that, "There are no ongoing investigations by governmental investigative authorities" concerning the West Memphis Three case. Ellington may be the only person on the planet who believes there is "closure" in my case.