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Friday, June 30, 2006

Friday, June 30, 2006 - 21:08:35

And just because ..

... why not an open line? We had a neighborhood party tonight, welcoming, among others, a new UAMS intern who helped respirate dying patients with a hand pump at the VA hospital in New Orleans almost a year ago during a week in which he was stranded in Katrina's waters.

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 21:08:35

And just because ..

... why not an open line? We had a neighborhood party tonight, welcoming, among others, a new UAMS intern who helped respirate dying patients with a hand pump at the VA hospital in New Orleans almost a year ago during a week in which he was stranded in Katrina's waters.

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 20:57:15

Viva Memphis

Don't know about you. But I gotta admit the Japanese prime minister's visit to Graceland -- pilgrimage is more like it -- was a hoot.

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 19:48:06

The theocrats weigh in

I don't think much commentary is necessary when the Southern Baptist Convention weighs in, disapprovingly, on a Supreme Court decision related to our handling of prisoners at Guantanamo.

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 16:17:16

Document dump: Pulaski schools

Friday afternoon of an already-begun long holiday weekend is the perfect time to drop a giant report, isn't it?

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 16:17:16

Document dump: Pulaski schools

Friday afternoon of an already-begun long holiday weekend is the perfect time to drop a giant report, isn't it?

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 14:51:59

Stick it to students

The Campaign for America's Future says that a huge jump in interest rates in  college loan programs will really stick it to those borrowing to go to college.

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 14:51:59

Stick it to students

The Campaign for America's Future says that a huge jump in interest rates in  college loan programs will really stick it to those borrowing to go to college.

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 14:10:11

Huckagoguing

The only surprise is that it took the governor a full 24 hours to join the gay-bashing chorus on the Supreme Court ruling on foster parents yesterday.

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 14:10:11

Huckagoguing

The only surprise is that it took the governor a full 24 hours to join the gay-bashing chorus on the Supreme Court ruling on foster parents yesterday.

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 13:24:19

Paron Daylight Time

Circuit Judge Jay Moody has issued his written order in the Paron school case. He's decreed that the school remain open, pending a" full and fair hearing" by the state Board of Education, rather than subsumed into Bryant High..

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 13:24:19

Paron Daylight Time

Circuit Judge Jay Moody has issued his written order in the Paron school case. He's decreed that the school remain open, pending a" full and fair hearing" by the state Board of Education, rather than subsumed into Bryant High..

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 12:51:56

New man at Emergency Management

Gov. Huckabee has elevated David Maxwell to head the state Department of Emergency Management to succeed John Brackin.

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 11:50:19

'Dam Bridge' to open Sept. 30

They're calling it the "Big Dam Bridge," and it will officially open on Sept. 30, Pulaski County officials announced today.

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 11:50:19

'Dam Bridge' to open Sept. 30

They're calling it the "Big Dam Bridge," and it will officially open on Sept. 30, Pulaski County officials announced today.

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 11:43:57

Swift-boat him not

A Republican chickenhawk (George Allen) promoted as a presidential candidate made the mistake of impugning the patriotism of his Senate opponent over the flag-burning amendment. His Democratic opponent, Jim Webb, won the Navy Cross in Vietnam and a Webb spokesman let Allen have it.

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 11:43:57

Swift-boat him not

A Republican chickenhawk (George Allen) promoted as a presidential candidate made the mistake of impugning the patriotism of his Senate opponent over the flag-burning amendment. His Democratic opponent, Jim Webb, won the Navy Cross in Vietnam and a Webb spokesman let Allen have it.

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 10:55:06

Huckabee: not GQ enough?

The latest edition of GQ magazine has an article about the potential 2008 presidential candidates.

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 10:55:06

Huckabee: not GQ enough?

The latest edition of GQ magazine has an article about the potential 2008 presidential candidates.

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Friday, June 30, 2006 - 10:44:22

Beaver Lake condos

NWA news special: Circuit Judge Xollie Duncan today dismissed the lawsuit attempting to block construction of high-rise condos on Beaver Lake.

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