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Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 21:23:46

Hillary!

She announces her re-election campaign for U.S. Senate, but the 2008 overtones are evident. This should be good for, what, a dozen or so posts from the pathological Dr. Strangelove?

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 18:59:33

The tease

We get news releases. And, after 33 years, something tells this is more news release hype than "reality."

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 17:12:38

Oklahoma wins round in pollution case

U.S. Magistrate Sam Joyner today rejected motions filed by Arkansas poultry companies that would have prevented Oklahoma from taking soil and water samples from chicken farms as part of its pollution lawsuit against the companies.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 16:37:13

Why we like Barney Frank

This is a few days old, but worth repeating, a statement by U.S. Rep. Barney Frank on the FBI search of Congressman William Jefferson's office.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 16:06:00

Unimpressed

Republican Jim Lagrone is unimpressed by Secretary of State Charlie Daniels' review of performance by the company providing Arkansas millions in voting machinery and software.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 15:56:20

The master's voice

A press roll-out is scheduled tomorrow and then public availability Saturday for an audio guided tour of the Clinton Library narrated by the former president himself.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 14:34:30

The mighty Huck

The most read liberal blogger, Daily Kos (full text follows, but there's lots of reader comment at the link) has this to say about the next man from Hope (key word "scary"):

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 14:17:26

The debate debate (UPDATE)

Paul Suskie continues to act like he's not the front-runner by pushing a debate challenge of Dustin McDaniel.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 13:59:40

Get your coins ready

The state Racing Commission has announced a public hearing at 11 a.m. June 29 at 1515 W. 7th on proposed rules to govern the, heh heh, "games of skill" soon to be rolled out at Oaklawn and Southland.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 13:59:40

Get your coins ready

The state Racing Commission has announced a public hearing at 11 a.m. June 29 at 1515 W. 7th on proposed rules to govern the, heh heh, "games of skill" soon to be rolled out at Oaklawn and Southland.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 13:28:28

Sympathy for Nolan

Alan Grant writing for the ESPN website, writes sympathetically about former Hog coach Nolan Richardson after the appeals court rejected his lawsuit over his firing.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 13:19:23

Whose marriage is it anyway?

The weird NY Times story on the number of nights Bill and Hillary Clinton spend together continues to draw some flak, though not nearly as much as it deserves, says Chuck Todd of National Journal.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 12:30:10

Adjutant general named

Ronald Chastain is the new adjutant general of the Arkansas National Guard.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 10:14:00

Moving on up

The Note, ABC's tip sheet, media gossip and inside baseball newsletter, breaks news today that Ron Fournier, AP's top political writer, is departing the wire service for an as-yet unidentified new Internet operation in which he apparently will have a piece of the action.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 08:56:15

The 'it' factor

Is there any wonder why the LA Times chose a photo of a certain former Arkansas governor to illustrate a story about  researchers trying to pin down what constitutes charisma -- why some have it and some don't.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 08:37:41

Local politics

Little Rock isn't the only place where the citizens grumble about their local government. The Morning News offers a couple of pieces on the move to use a sales tax to borrow money to build a baseball stadium in Springdale.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 06:05:24

Local tastes

Foodies will want to check the NY Times for an interview with Jane and Michael Stern, authors of a series of books and articles on the glories of American eating.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 05:54:51

Critical mass

Time magazine reported it first in January, but the Marine killings of Iraqi in Haditha seem  finally to have achieved the prominence the episode deserves, with lead position in today's NY Times on details of how the investigation evolved.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Tuesday, May 30, 2006 - 21:44:20

Blues Traveler coming to LR

The owners of Sticky Fingerz Rock and Roll Chicken Shack, Chris King and Suzon Awbrey, are opening Rumba-Revolution in the big space that used to be Club Coconuts on the corner of Cumberland St. and Pres.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2006 - 20:43:52

It's Tuesday night

And you're on ....

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