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Saturday, November 30, 2013

Saturday, November 30, 2013 - 17:01:00

Stuffed on leftovers open line

This and that to chew on: today's New York Times reports on the recent decision by the University of Arkansas to go drop down to one game per year in Little Rock, and the broader trend against home away from home games in college football; Ezra Klein has a great roundup of what the administration's self-imposed Obamacare deadline tomorrow means; 

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Saturday, November 30, 2013 - 11:13:00

Harrison 'anti-white' billboard rewritten by grafitti

A Harrison billboard along the U.S. 62/65 bypass that's stirred much controversy was vandalized early Friday morning.

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Saturday, November 30, 2013 - 10:43:00

All the college dudes love Malzhan's sweater vest, visor combo

On Malzahn, the G.I. Joe with the kung-fu grip and Wally Hall's politics.

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Friday, November 29, 2013

Friday, November 29, 2013 - 17:41:00

Woo pig...kablooie

Open line.

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Friday, November 29, 2013 - 12:53:00

Second part of documentary short on Mayflower oil spill

Here's part two of "Shattered by Oil: Exxon Arkansas Spill and the People Left Behind," featuring Elizabeth McGowan, the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who covered the aftermath of the Pegasus pipeline rupture thanks to donors who contributed to a crowdfunding effort by the Times and InsideClimate News.

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Thursday, November 28, 2013

Thursday, November 28, 2013 - 10:12:00

Thanksgiving line

Talk turkey.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 16:41:00

Sweet potato casserole open line

Thanksgiving eve open line.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 16:21:00

Chamber, like some in GOP, favors immigration reform

Randy Zook, head of the state chamber, with the Markham Group, representing the Partnership for a New American Economy, held a telephone press conference today to announce that a national poll shows wide support for immigration reform.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 15:09:00

Huckabee radio show to end

Say it ain't so. The year-and-a-half old "The Mike Huckabee Radio Show" will end Dec. 12.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 14:36:00

See the proposed desegregation settlement online

A fairness hearing on the proposed settlement is scheduled for Jan. 13 and 14 at the federal courthouse in Little Rock.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 12:49:00

Alan Clark complains about raises to state agency directors that Alan Clark voted to authorize

Sen. Alan Clark (R-Hot Springs) sent out a press release yesterday complaining about "unauthorized raises for department heads."

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 11:30:00

Little Rock's 2014 budget: Slow growth

Public hearings begin next week.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 10:35:00

Enrollment in "private option" for Medicaid expansion continues to grow

Here are the latest numbers on the "private option":  *80,413 have filed applications *Of those, 68,692 have been determined to be eligible (the rest are still in process)  *58,591 have completed enrollment, either by selecting a plan or via auto-assignment 

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 09:26:00

Kevin Duck arrested in Colorado in connection with Natzke murder

Kevin Duck, the man being sought on a first degree murder charge in the Dec. 2011 death of his girlfriend, Hot Springs Village police dispatcher Dawna Natzke, as been arrested near Burlington, Colorado 

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 08:51:00

Two big Little Rock buildings, mid-demolition

Times photographer Brian Chilson snapped this shot of the old Arkla Gas headquarters, which occupied the block between River Market Ave. and Rock St. and 4th and Capitol.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 17:31:00

Midweek line

Here's an open line

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 15:03:00

LRPD releases photos of suspect in today's U.S. Bank robbery

The Little Rock Police Department has released photos (seen above) of the suspect in this morning's robbery of a U.S. Bank branch at 

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 14:14:00

Zoo hatches baby penguin

The Little Rock Zoo provides today's antidote to everything that's wrong with the world: A picture of Bugsy, an African penguin that hatched two days ago.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 13:55:00

Metering in the market: Breakfast killer?

IMHO, there's a lot of hullaballoo involved in getting a coffee to go these days.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 13:53:00

Supreme Court to hear cases on contraception requirement

Court to hear cases involving Hobby Lobby, Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp.

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