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Saturday, June 30, 2007

Saturday, June 30, 2007 - 16:54:40

Conway crash

Plane crashes into house on approach to Conway Airport, our partner Fox 16 reports. The latest report says two dead.

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Saturday, June 30, 2007 - 16:22:54

Oh and one more thing

It's too late for Friday, but Lindsey Millar's weekend To-Do podcast is worth a listen over on Rock Candy.

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Saturday, June 30, 2007 - 13:03:28

News roundup

A roundup of news from a full e-mail basket after a long absence from the keyboard: 1) INDUSTRY: As expected, the Indian concern Welspun, today announced plans for construction of a $100 million steel tube plant by the Little Rock Port.

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Saturday, June 30, 2007 - 13:03:28

News roundup

A roundup of news from a full e-mail basket after a long absence from the keyboard: 1) INDUSTRY: As expected, the Indian concern Welspun, today announced plans for construction of a $100 million steel tube plant by the Little Rock Port.

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Saturday, June 30, 2007 - 06:34:12

They must not read Arkansas newspapers

Uh oh. Says here in Washington Post that many presidential candidates are getting heavily into text messaging.

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Saturday, June 30, 2007 - 06:23:32

Brummett's back

And he explains something I'd wondered about last weekend -- the poor state of Interstate 40 in eastern Arkansas.

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Friday, June 29, 2007

Friday, June 29, 2007 - 20:01:45

Oh, why not

An open line.

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Friday, June 29, 2007 - 17:52:42

FOI victory

Citizen wins. Barbara Cockrell, the Carver School parent who sued Cycle Breakers under the Freedom of Information Act for information from the organization which works with people on probation, won her case today.

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Friday, June 29, 2007 - 17:52:42

FOI victory

Citizen wins. Barbara Cockrell, the Carver School parent who sued Cycle Breakers under the Freedom of Information Act for information from the organization which works with people on probation, won her case today.

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Friday, June 29, 2007 - 16:37:17

Ponzi schemer

Gary Marcus Smith of Pine Bluff was sentenced today to nine years in prison for running what the U.S. attorney's office said was one of the largest Ponzi schemes ever discovered in Arkansas.

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Friday, June 29, 2007 - 15:32:05

Rising tide

LR School Board member Melanie Fox sends along the latest LR School District  benchmark test scores, which generally show a rising three-year trajectory.

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Friday, June 29, 2007 - 14:10:13

Arkansas images

ADULT ENTERTAINTMENT: We're always on the lookout for good photos. This one, taken near Camden by Rachel Miller, spoke to us.

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Friday, June 29, 2007 - 13:53:42

Heisman hopeful in drag

Have I missed this? Hog Heisman hopeful Darren McFadden used to wear dresses to class in high school.

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Friday, June 29, 2007 - 13:34:56

Big deal

Supreme Court will hear Guantanamo detainees' case.

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Friday, June 29, 2007 - 13:20:25

If his lips are moving ...

Bush contradicts his own experts on the war in Iraq. This is among the good reporting from the McClatchy D.C. bureau that is about the best thing going in Washington today.

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Friday, June 29, 2007 - 13:15:52

Holiday plans

You know how just about every holiday has been turned into a three- or four-day weekend?

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Friday, June 29, 2007 - 10:49:37

Latest on Kenyana Tolbert

Kenyana Tolbert, a promising North Little Rock football player who was left a quadriplegic by an injury in a game 10 years ago, died today, according to Arkansas Business' Jim Harris . BUT, you'll see that a blog reader who is close to the family questions this.

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Friday, June 29, 2007 - 10:49:37

Latest on Kenyana Tolbert

Kenyana Tolbert, a promising North Little Rock football player who was left a quadriplegic by an injury in a game 10 years ago, died today, according to Arkansas Business' Jim Harris . BUT, you'll see that a blog reader who is close to the family questions this.

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Friday, June 29, 2007 - 08:11:11

Concurring opinion

Columnists in both the Los Angeles Times and the Washington Post agree: Roberts and Alito lied about what sort of Supreme Court justices they'd be.

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Friday, June 29, 2007 - 06:01:25

Full coverage

The Morning News has a group of stories on the sentencing of the ex-trooper in the mistaken identity shooting death, plus the trooper's dashboard video.

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