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Sunday, September 30, 2012

Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 16:14:20

Sunday: Readers take over

The line is open.

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Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 11:26:52

Reading: Marathon men and medical care

Here are a couple of recommendations from the Sunday New York Times: * ON RUNNING: An essay in the sports section by Amby Burfoot and George Hirsch pays tribute to "the honorable clan of the long distance runner.

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Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 07:06:17

Another secret GOP moneybag for the legislature

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette mentioned this morning yet another secretly funded conservative organization at work "independently" in the fight to win a Republican majority in the Arkansas legislature.

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Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 06:30:34

Morning roundup — a bridge, school reform, departed friends

A few odds and ends: * A BRIDGE TO FITNESS: Skip Rutherford sent a Twitter this morning noting that the pedestrian bridge by the Clinton Library, fashioned from an abandoned railroad bridge, opened a year ago.

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Saturday, September 29, 2012

Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 13:15:18

Let's open the floor

The Saturday line is open. I write this at halftime of the Razorback game, hoping for a turnaround on defense.

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Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 09:50:47

Third murder suspect arrest

KARK, Channel 4, reports that an arrest has been made of the third suspect in the slaying of a North Little Rock convenience store clerk.

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Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 08:00:00

Delicious and affordable sushi

While sushi is extremely popular, it's hard for us to include it in our daily dining ritual because it usually involves having to spend a lot of time dining out at typically crowded restaurants.

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Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 06:24:29

Republican vote fraud emerges in multiple states

There was a good-sized story in the Democrat-Gazette this morning on this topic, but it bears much more attention.

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Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 06:02:56

Trust Arkansas truckers? Think again

Sen. Johnny Key sent a Twitter message without comment last night. It's a photo of a page from the Arkansas Truckers Association magazine and includes the statement that the Association will work to defeat any attempt to repeal the sales tax exemption on big rigs that they achieved in 2011 by deception.

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Friday, September 28, 2012

Friday, September 28, 2012 - 17:03:27

The Mike Beebe Gets Mad Edition

Gov. Beebe bowing up over an Americans for Prosperity TV ad, a Fayetteville man punching an Iranian diplomat, the state Supreme Court clearing the way for the medical marijuana measure on the ballot, a new Broadway Bridge and the future of "The Great Passion Play" — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, September 28, 2012 - 16:35:10

Friday night line

The week's done. You're up.

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Friday, September 28, 2012 - 11:52:35

Mike Beebe tears into Koch lobby in weekly radio talk

Gov. Mike Beebe's weekly radio address jumps feet first into the current raging political debate.

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Friday, September 28, 2012 - 10:45:45

It's official; runoff required for LR school board seat

It's done. The Pulaski County Election Commission has opened the one absentee ballot it received from a military voter in the Little Rock school election who lives in Zone 7, where incumbent Dianne Curry fell just short of outright victory.

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Friday, September 28, 2012 - 10:27:21

Ryan a drag on Romney, who was already a drag himself

But wait. The New Republican has another theory on Romney's hard times, times so hard that he's begun touting his Romneycare law in Masschusetts, with its Tea Party-hated insurance mandate, on the campaign trail.

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Friday, September 28, 2012 - 08:10:32

Police identify shooting victim

Police have identified the young man killed last night near 16th and Bishop in the city's 40th homicide of the year.

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Friday, September 28, 2012 - 08:08:22

LRPD seeks bank robbery suspect

Little Rock police distributed this photo today taken of a suspect during a bank robbery yesterday.

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Friday, September 28, 2012 - 08:00:14

Pick Pork Tenderloin!

Pork is one of the tastiest meats out there, but it’s often considered taboo for people trying to lose weight or lead healthier lifestyles.

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Friday, September 28, 2012 - 07:09:26

Arkansas receives $18.6 million for health planning

Noted: Arkansas's Insurance Department has received almost $18.6 million in federal money to build an affordable insurance exchange in the federal health care legislation.

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Friday, September 28, 2012 - 07:03:34

Ellington talks jobs in new ads

Democratic congressional candidate Scott Ellington, with a limited treasury, is sending around new TV. It's a good message, built around a closed factory where his father worked for decades, its jobs taken overseas.

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Friday, September 28, 2012 - 06:57:17

Blow gun attacks in Northwest Arkansas

I was just reading an account in the paper about another tout of Northwest Arkansas by one of the paid cheerleaders at Walton U., a story that included the safety of the region as a prime selling point.

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