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Friday, August 31, 2012

Friday, August 31, 2012 - 16:31:03

Site proposals pour in for tech park

The non-profit University District Development Corp. headed by Ron Copeland and Flake & Kelley Commercial today proposed an alternative to the residential sites first considered by the Little Rock Technology Park Authority that includes 84.37 acres just south of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus, of which 14 acres is available for immediate development.

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Friday, August 31, 2012 - 15:16:07

Man from Fort Smith wins $337 million

A man from Fort Smith wins $337 million in the Michigan lottery.

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Friday, August 31, 2012 - 11:49:36

Walker admits mistake in hiring of interpreter

Arkansas Department of Career Education Director Bill Walker announced today that Clara Taylor, whose February hiring for an interpreter position with the Arkansas Rehabilitation Services Division inspired much scrutiny, has been transferred to a new position in the agency.

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Friday, August 31, 2012 - 11:25:03

Lott to appeal ballot decision with Supreme Court

Kaitlin Lott will appeal Judge Moody's City Board ballot ruling with the Supreme Court.

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Friday, August 31, 2012 - 11:09:33

Aircraft cabinetmaker expanding in Sherwood

Custom Aircraft Cabinets, a North Little Rock-based cabinetmaking firm that supplies upholstery and cabinets to the aerospace industry, announced today that they're planning a new $5.9 million expansion into Sherwood.

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Friday, August 31, 2012 - 10:55:49

'Values' coalition sues to strike medi-pot from ballot

The Coalition to Preserve Arkansas Values — made up of the Arkansas Faith and Ethics Council, the Family Council Action Committee, Families First Foundation and the Arkansas Family Coalition — has filed a lawsuit with the Arkansas Supreme Court, asking that the medical marijuana measure be stricken from the ballot.

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Friday, August 31, 2012 - 08:00:00

It’s Time to Start Planning your Holiday Parties

With Halloween decorations already being displayed in stores, it won’t be long before the 2012 Holiday Season is upon us, bringing with it yuletide, cheer and the much awaited holiday parties.

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 17:14:46

Rainy night

Open line

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Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 16:49:00

Huck at the RNC: Obama supports murder

Mike Huckabee's foot seems to have a summer place in his left cheek these days.

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Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 15:55:11

City making sand bags available

Public works is filling sandbags and stocking them at two locations.

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Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 13:41:19

RFK, Jr.: 'Tim Griffin should be in jail.'

In the wake of Tim Griffin's speech on Tuesday at the Republican National Convention (seen above), investigative reporter Greg Palast and the website Nation of Change allowed Civil Rights attorney Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to review a series of "confidential" Republican National Committee e-mails from August 2004 dealing with Griffin's role in alleged instances of vote caging in Florida prior to the presidential election — emails Palast claims were forwarded by a source from Griffin's own computer.

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Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 11:09:37

New fiber analysis results in WM3 case

Blake Hendrix, attorney for Jason Baldwin, has forwarded a copy of a letter he and co-counsel John T. Philipsborn sent to Second Judicial District Prosecutor Scott Ellington two days ago outlining the results of some of the most extensive fiber-analysis ever conducted on materials collected during the investigation of the murders of three 8-year-old boys in West Memphis in May 1993.

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Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 10:33:00

UAMS, St. Vincent plan affiliation: Update 2

UAMS and St. Vincent plan affiliation

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Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 10:20:31

Former UCA Prez charged in record tampering

Former University of Central Arkansas president Allen Meadors has been charged with one misdemeanor count of tampering with a public record over allegations that Meadors allegedly asked someone at UCA to shred a letter from food vendor Aramark.

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Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 09:38:21

Lansky on ballot; Lott not: UPDATE

Judge Moody rules Lansky can be on city ballot.

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Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 08:00:00

The Villa Marre Opens for Business

This historic gem located in the Quapaw district of downtown Little Rock has made a triumphant return as an event space.

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 17:21:28

Have at it

Talk, talk.

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 15:18:59

UAMS, St. Vincent release information on affiliation

The cat's out of the bag. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and St. Vincent Health System just issued a press release confirming what the Arkansas blog reported yesterday: That the hospitals are "exploring" an affiliation.

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 15:14:11

Conventioners throw nuts at black camerawoman

In a terse account, CNN reported this morning that two people at the GOP convention in Tampa threw nuts at a black camerawoman employed by CNN last night, yelling at her, "This is how we feed animals."

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