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Friday, August 31, 2007

Friday, August 31, 2007 - 17:08:12

It's the weekend

No more labor for now. But an open line for all.

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Friday, August 31, 2007 - 16:55:15

Legal filings

The Arkansas Supreme Court today granted the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's request to unseal the briefs in the appeal of the FOI case over Pulaski County e-mails.

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Friday, August 31, 2007 - 15:52:08

Mike Huckabee's record

I tried a while back to use that new program, the Wikipedia scanner, to track who's made changes to Wikipedia entries, including the Mike Huckabee page.

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Friday, August 31, 2007 - 14:14:43

Steak news

A couple of steak lovers have written that they'd seen private club drink permit notices today for the Ruth's Chris steak house soon to open in Rogers.

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Friday, August 31, 2007 - 13:41:45

What's a few bullets among friends?

I guess if the surge wasn't working insurgent arms fire would have brought down the Air Force plane carrying congressmen.

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Friday, August 31, 2007 - 10:37:15

Same-sex marriage ban struck

The Iowa law banning same-sex marriage was struck down by a state trial judge there.

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Friday, August 31, 2007 - 09:57:08

Why we not have?

Floaty is making fun of KLRT and KARK for covering a big high school beer bust in Saline County that could cause some cheerleader/player suspensions at tonight's Salt Bowl between Benton and Bryant.

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Friday, August 31, 2007 - 09:57:08

Why we not have?

Floaty is making fun of KLRT and KARK for covering a big high school beer bust in Saline County that could cause some cheerleader/player suspensions at tonight's Salt Bowl between Benton and Bryant.

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Friday, August 31, 2007 - 08:54:36

The perils of e-mail

A public official's e-mail is public -- except, the Arkansas Supreme Court apparently thinks, if it's smutty -- and lawyers are beginning to capitalize.

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Friday, August 31, 2007 - 08:54:36

The perils of e-mail

A public official's e-mail is public -- except, the Arkansas Supreme Court apparently thinks, if it's smutty -- and lawyers are beginning to capitalize.

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Friday, August 31, 2007 - 08:45:24

LR School Board working -- UPDATE

Downtown looks deserted, suggesting the now-popular pattern of converting all three-day weekends to four-day weekends.

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Friday, August 31, 2007 - 08:37:51

LR politics

A correspondent reports continuing progress in a drive to gather sufficient signatures for a recall election on Little Rock City Director Erma Hendrix.

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Friday, August 31, 2007 - 08:31:19

Hallowed traditions

Razorback football resumes this weekend. And there's something else to cheer about, our Fayetteville bureau reports.

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Friday, August 31, 2007 - 05:56:41

Jail time for Gonzo?

Turns out Alberto resigned in the midst of a big-time probe of whether he lied to Congress and inappropriately injected politics into Justice Department jobs.

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Friday, August 31, 2007 - 05:44:39

Fun and games

A couple of unrelated e-mails in the box this morning struck me slightly funny: WHAT IT IS IS FUTBOL

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Friday, August 31, 2007 - 05:43:02

The Iowa bounce

Another huge puff of a feature piece on that warm and funny candidate from Hope, Mike Huckabee, this one on the front of the feature section in the Washington Post.

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Thursday, August 30, 2007

Thursday, August 30, 2007 - 16:08:15

Name game

Next week, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals will name the company that has bought naming rights for the new Springdale stadium for the Texas League baseball team that will begin play in Arkansas next year.

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Thursday, August 30, 2007 - 15:16:07

Catch them early

A federal grant of nearly $3 million was announced today to allow the Little Rock School District to set up three early reading centers at two former Head Start centers and an early childhood center.

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Thursday, August 30, 2007 - 14:41:08

Scratch one potential candidate

If County Judge Buddy Villines doesn't seek re-election next year -- we reported yesterday that he said he was leaning in that direction -- you can scratch Debra Buckner's name from the list of potential candidates.

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Thursday, August 30, 2007 - 14:41:08

Scratch one potential candidate

If County Judge Buddy Villines doesn't seek re-election next year -- we reported yesterday that he said he was leaning in that direction -- you can scratch Debra Buckner's name from the list of potential candidates.

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