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Friday, February 29, 2008

Friday, February 29, 2008 - 19:21:14

Post no bills

Your turn. But this just in: Northwest Medical Center's Willow Creek Women's Hospital in Johnson has distributed a news release about a baby boom Thursday -- 22 babies in under 18 hours, or a delivery every 47 minutes on average.

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Friday, February 29, 2008 - 17:05:19

Hillary 70, Obama 26

That's the final official presidential primary vote in Arkansas, released today by Secretary of State Charlie Daniels.

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Friday, February 29, 2008 - 16:53:30

Glasgow case

Arkansas Business goes on-line with a long summary piece on the case of John Glasgow, the missing chief financial officer of CDI Contractors.

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Friday, February 29, 2008 - 16:53:30

Glasgow case

Arkansas Business goes on-line with a long summary piece on the case of John Glasgow, the missing chief financial officer of CDI Contractors.

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Friday, February 29, 2008 - 16:52:53

House candidate

I can't keep up with them all, but I'll note significant legislative entries from time to time.

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Friday, February 29, 2008 - 15:18:55

"Blank" contracts in Conway?

The latest cost-cutting move in the financially strapped Conway School District has sparked a protest from the Arkansas Education Association, which says the district has essentially asked 136 teachers and administrators to sign blank contracts for the 2008-09 school year and waive their right to appeal any changes to the school board.

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Friday, February 29, 2008 - 13:34:51

The rest of the Arkansas Tech story

As I suggested last night, Arkansas Tech's announcement that the play "Assassins" would be staged on campus after all was a product of negotiations and the ACLU played a role.

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Friday, February 29, 2008 - 12:59:12

More pay for Hays?

Word has been going around North Little Rock that Mayor Pat Hays wants a hefty salary boost.

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Friday, February 29, 2008 - 11:52:49

Catholic retreat?

Catholic officials in Arkansas will meet with Susan G. Komen Foundation representatives next week to discuss their instruction to the faithful to withdraw their support from the foundation, which works to prevent and educate about breast cancer.

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Friday, February 29, 2008 - 11:52:49

Catholic retreat?

Catholic officials in Arkansas will meet with Susan G. Komen Foundation representatives next week to discuss their instruction to the faithful to withdraw their support from the foundation, which works to prevent and educate about breast cancer.

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Friday, February 29, 2008 - 09:33:36

Another dishonest Bushie

It's shooting fish in a barrel to find dishonesty in the White House, I know.

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Friday, February 29, 2008 - 09:13:54

Gas pains

UCA President Lu Hardin has been trying to arrange a debate between Sheffield Nelson and representatives of major gas producers over Nelson's proposal to raise the severance tax on natural gas.

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Friday, February 29, 2008 - 08:21:36

School supt. booted

Thanks to the Under the Dome, I learn the Texarkanas School Board booted its superintendent, Paul Dee Human, for mismanagement.

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Friday, February 29, 2008 - 05:34:07

Looking gift horse in mouth

Mike Huckabee spoke and received a fee at the San Antonio church of televangelist John Hagee, a notorious purveyor of Catholic bigotry.

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Friday, February 29, 2008 - 05:26:50

Court: get serious on hate crime

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is no liberal redoubt. But, it said yesterday, if the federal hate crime law provides significant penalties for people who, for example, conspire to burn crosses, they should be imposed when the law is violated.

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Thursday, February 28, 2008

Thursday, February 28, 2008 - 19:03:41

The show must go on

More news from Arkansas Tech: The production of "Assassins," apparently mock gunfire and all, will go on.

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Thursday, February 28, 2008 - 17:14:35

Presidential library transparency

Yes, it's best to know who contributes to presidential libraries. So far, G.W. Bush is dodging.

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Thursday, February 28, 2008 - 17:09:53

Arkansas Tech hearts drama

News release today after an Arkansas Tech Board of Trustees meeting announces a $7.7 million academic building.

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Thursday, February 28, 2008 - 16:27:27

Today I am an Obamaist

Barack Obama released a letter to the LGBT community today. He's a candidate for president, perhaps soon to face a Republican attack machine that has feasted off this very issue for years.

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Thursday, February 28, 2008 - 16:23:01

Niche journalism -- storms

E-mail tells of this niche website -- tornadowitness.com It's what it says -- tornado accounts.

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