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Sunday, July 31, 2011

Sunday, July 31, 2011 - 16:23:55

Rain!

How about that? Consider this the Sunday open line.

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Sunday, July 31, 2011 - 13:53:57

Ed Garner is...

According to Ed Garner's Facebook page, he is running for Senate in 2012.

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Sunday, July 31, 2011 - 08:59:06

Good morning

I'm opening up the line this morning so you all can fuss with each other while I mow the grass.

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Saturday, July 30, 2011

Saturday, July 30, 2011 - 20:50:32

Open wine

That's what I've done after a long hot dog walk. What goes with wine?

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Saturday, July 30, 2011 - 12:15:00

Tax protest

Under a blistering sun, a half-dozen poster-waving members of the $500 Million Tax — To Much!

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Saturday, July 30, 2011 - 10:20:09

Bloody Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday ...

Though they aren't, it sure seems like homicides are a daily event here in Central Arkansas.

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Saturday, July 30, 2011 - 10:14:04

Head-pummeling governance

Brummett is dismayed by political antics and weirdness — both in the debt crisis and in Gould — and concludes in his column that: Allow me to take both a side and a stand: Democracy works only when executed by sane and civilized people who permit open debate without head-pummeling.

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Friday, July 29, 2011

Friday, July 29, 2011 - 17:21:04

TGIF

Tim Griffin's credit card bills, grandma on the precipice in Sharp County

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Friday, July 29, 2011 - 17:16:32

Martin sends out political tweets on state time

Mark Martin sent out political tweets while on state time.

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Friday, July 29, 2011 - 15:24:28

More high school graduates heading to college in Arkansas

We've passed a milestone in postsecondary education in Arkansas! Now, more than 50% of public high school seniors attend some sort of higher education institute, according to a state Department of Higher Education report.

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Friday, July 29, 2011 - 13:59:05

Suspect arrested in shooting of nine year old

Little Rock Police officers arrested Darius Manning, 19, yesterday in connection with a July 23 shooting that left a nine-year-old boy in critical condition.

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Friday, July 29, 2011 - 13:42:03

Griffen to flock: Tax too much

Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen, in his position as pastor of New Millennium Church, has sent a letter to church members encouraging their attendance at a rally tomorrow by the $500 Million Tax — Too Much!

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Friday, July 29, 2011 - 13:16:11

Cook to Game and Fish

Gov. Mike Beebe named Steve Cook, of Malvern, to serve as a commissioner of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

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Friday, July 29, 2011 - 13:07:32

The state of Arkansas wants to sell you a portrait of a distinguished man

A little mid-day levity: A reader pointed us to the item above on the Arkansas state surplus web auction.

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Friday, July 29, 2011 - 12:56:27

Update on debt ceiling talks

House Speaker John Boehner plans to go forward with his plan and hold a vote sometime this afternoon.

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Friday, July 29, 2011 - 10:11:00

Gov. Beebe's redistricting proposals adopted

On Twitter, Stephens Media's John Lyons reports that the Board of Apportionment has voted, 2-1, to adopt Gov. Beebe's House and Senate redistricting proposals.

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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 23:54:22

Things get ugly in Gould

The mayor of Gould, Earnest Nash, was assaulted tonight by someone that he says was in support of city council members who passed an ordinance he opposed.

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Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 17:34:24

How 'bout an open line?

Have at it.

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Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 16:54:30

The good ole girl network

Saline County Republicans are calling for "support" at tonight's Bryant city council meeting.

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Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 16:11:42

ACLU weighs in on Gould ordinances

The ACLU has sent a letter to the Gould City Council urging repeal of three controversial ordinances passed on July 13.

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