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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Thursday night line

Posted By on Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 4:12 PM

It's open. Final words:

* SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY: The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today on whether the state was immune from lawsuit from ad man Ed Dozier's suit that the state is infringing on his trademark of "Arkansas lottery" some years ago. No indication given on when the court will rule. The state noted that, even if the state is immune from lawsuit, Dozier could argue property had been taken from him before the state Claims Commission. He's used the phrase in some radio station promotions before voters established the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

* ARKANSAS LEGISLATOR MAKES TOP 50 LIST: State Rep. Loy Mauch has made a top 50 list, but he's not likely to advertise it in his re-election campaign. He's been "honored" by trutv as one of the 50 worst politicians in America. Why?

The newly elected state lawmaker says the Confederate flag is "a symbol of Jesus Christ above all else." He's also in the League of the South, a group that advocates for Southern secession. And until 2010, he was commander of James M. Keller Camp 648 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, which held a conference in 2004 with a keynote address titled "Homage to John Wilkes Booth."

* WEATHER FATALITY ON KANIS ROAD: The Pulaski sheriff's office said John Ted Blagg, 71, was killed when he lost control of his pickup on Kanis Road near Ferndale Road about 6:30 this morning when it hit an icy patch. The truck rolled over and struck a telephone pole.

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