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Saturday, June 30, 2012

Saturday, June 30, 2012 - 17:30:43

The if-the-walls-could-talk open line

Yeah, it's hot. The line is open.

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Saturday, June 30, 2012 - 06:45:17

Good product, poor marketing

Here's the wishful thinking from Obama spokesman David Axelrod now that the health care law is indisputably the law of the land: As the American people become familiar with what this program is and what it isn’t,” Mr. Axelrod said, “they’re going to be very, very happy with it.

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Saturday, June 30, 2012 - 06:21:07

Sign those ethics petitions

Another update follows on the jump of petition gathering for the Regnat Populus 2012 campaign to improve the state's ethics law.

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Saturday, June 30, 2012 - 04:50:14

Republicans push gay marriage to U.S. Supreme Court

The Republicans clearly think they still have a winner in beating up on gay people.

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Friday, June 29, 2012

Friday, June 29, 2012 - 18:13:23

Pulaski Tech Board chooses Margaret Ellibee as new president

The Pulaski Tech Board of Trustees today selected Dr. Margaret Ellibee, a vice president of Waukesha (Wis.) Technical College, as Pulaski Tech's new president, to succeed retiring Dan Bakke.

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Friday, June 29, 2012 - 16:38:36

The Headache to Follow Edition

The Affordable Care Act decision and questions from our readers on Little Rock's coming property tax proposal and the status of Regnat Populus' signature gathering efforts—on this week's show.

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Friday, June 29, 2012 - 16:32:48

The eagle takes wing

Thank goodness it's Friday. I just wish it was December.

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Friday, June 29, 2012 - 14:38:11

Attorney general declines opinion on lottery contract

State Rep. Kim Hammer raised some interesting questions for Attorney General Dustin McDaniel in the form of an official opinion request.

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Friday, June 29, 2012 - 12:19:32

UAMS begins Ray Winder demolition

UAMS has begun the final clearance of the former Ray Winder Field baseball stadium in War Memorial Park.

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Friday, June 29, 2012 - 11:19:24

Hot Springs Village curtails water use

Bad news in Hot Springs Village, a ban by the Property Owners Associatiion on outdoor water use: HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE – Due to a large water main break that was discovered early on Friday morning, the Hot Springs Village water distribution system is in critical condition.

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Friday, June 29, 2012 - 10:29:15

How low can they go? Conservatives blame Roberts' meds

The Republican messaging machine is running in high gear on Obamacare. It's a tax.

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Friday, June 29, 2012 - 09:35:59

Traveler urges: Get the TSA app

A frequent traveler urges more people to put the TSA wait-time app, mytsa, on their mobile phones.

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Friday, June 29, 2012 - 09:24:47

NEW: Ask the Times Podcasters

Something new under the broiling sun. This afternoon, Times editor Lindsey Millar and I will again sit down and record the Week in Review Podcast.

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Friday, June 29, 2012 - 08:57:40

Arkansas gets No Child Left Behind waiver

The Arkansas Education Department announced today that the Obama administration had added Arkansas to the list of states given some leeway in meeting requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

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Friday, June 29, 2012 - 08:39:00

Razorbacks prepare for more athletic construction

The University of Arkansas athletic department announced today that it was preparing to embark on a new phase of the huge master athletic facilities plan, some $45 to $60 million in new work.

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Friday, June 29, 2012 - 06:39:45

Bottom line: Everything is Barack Obama's fault

Conservatives are blaming the difficulties in controlling Colorado wildfires on President Obama. The budget-slashing conservatives say a reduction in spending on aerial tankers is the problem.

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Friday, June 29, 2012 - 06:29:00

An endorsement of the health care law

Yesterday's ruling upholding the federal health care law immediately triggered a full-scale resumption of political warfare.

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Friday, June 29, 2012 - 06:14:09

Who wants tomatoes that look good?

Great writers like Jim Powell and Bob Lancaster figured an eternal truth out long ago.

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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 17:07:01

Hold that line

The Thursday line commences. Closing out: * YEAH, IT'S HOT: A record 107 in Little Rock last I heard.

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Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 16:14:18

All health care all the time

Lt. Gov. Mark Darr's held a press release today to essentially tell Arkansans that he thinks the state should hold off on implementing any part of Obamacare for as long as possible.

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