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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 19:40:41

Crime alert

This is going to shock you. The federal government has discovered that masonry workers on a building project at LR National Airport have been found to be working in the U.S. without proper papers.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 19:40:41

Crime alert

This is going to shock you. The federal government has discovered that masonry workers on a building project at LR National Airport have been found to be working in the U.S. without proper papers.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 19:31:08

No s***, Sherlock

The "Mission Accomplished" banner (five years ago) was a bad idea, numnutz now admits.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 16:21:53

Another setback for immigrant bashers

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has again rejected the form of a proposed intiated act to prohibit certain public benefits for people not in the country legally.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 13:46:32

The Fed moves again

From Arkansas Business: another Federal reserve interest rate cut -- quarter point.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 13:30:09

Bill Halter to the rescue

Read all about it.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 13:08:09

The 39th in Iraq

NPR visits with Arkansas's redeployed 39th Infantry Brigade in Iraq. It brings home some of the darker side of heroic sacrifices.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 12:56:16

Play hooky

It's your solemn duty. The Travs are playing at Dickey-Stephens Park.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 10:36:03

The hills are alive ...

... with reports of a bank robbery in normally quiet, save for folk music, Mountain View. A bomb threat was called into a school, apparently so as to occupy authorities while a bank across town was robbed.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 09:17:26

Happy days are here again

You gotta love Arkansas Red's blind 28-percenter devotion. He counts this as great news:

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 08:56:44

Drum majors for ???? UPDATE

About the Martin Luther King Jr. Commission. From today's Democrat-Gazette, it appears things have gone from bad -- lingering questions about expenditures in the past controversy-marred administration -- to worse: The current director, DuShun Scarbrough, has been investigated in an insurance fraud case.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 07:38:35

Those economic stimulus checks

I notice in today's paper that many retailers are doing more than waiving check-cashing fees to corral the rebate checks.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 07:27:30

He must not be running for president

Gov. Mike Beebe said yesterday that he would not maintain a state office in Washington.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 07:18:47

The facts on Lake Maumelle

A while back, I posted a comparison proffered by County Judge Buddy Villines that he said demonstrated the superiority of a proposed  county land use ordinance for protecting Lake Maumelle's watershed over an agreed land management plan worked out by the water utility, residents and developers.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 07:07:39

VIP parking

Argenta News, which marks the sparrow's fall in North Little Rock, does a little investigating and finds that Valentine's restaurant at the ballpark apparently has a sweetheart deal to use a public street for its private parking.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 07:04:47

Huckabee in Montana

He speaks at a fund-raiser for a Christian school and, naturally, touts the benefit of church schools.

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Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Tuesday, April 29, 2008 - 17:47:48

ID, please

You could just about figure which legislators would favor requiring Arkansas voters to have a photo I.D. to vote, though there's no evidence anywhere in the country that the degree of voter fraud warrants the law or that voter IDs would deal with the fraud that does occur.

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Tuesday, April 29, 2008 - 17:47:48

ID, please

You could just about figure which legislators would favor requiring Arkansas voters to have a photo I.D. to vote, though there's no evidence anywhere in the country that the degree of voter fraud warrants the law or that voter IDs would deal with the fraud that does occur.

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Tuesday, April 29, 2008 - 16:15:13

Extinguish all smoking materials UPDATE

That hearing on smoking in Little Rock parks, which had seen set for Wednesday evening, has been postponed until 6 p.m.

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Tuesday, April 29, 2008 - 15:11:03

Das Bridge UPDATE

Bruce Lindsey, CEO of the Clinton Foundation, has sent to city directors a memo about the status of plans to convert the abandoned railroad bridge by the Clinton Library into a link on the 14-mile riverfront trail.

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