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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 13:36:00

Thanks to Oprah, Daniel Lilly walks 11 dogs at a time

In the latest edition of "Speak, Arkansas," in which everyday Arkansans tell their stories in their own words, we hear from Daniel Lilly, a professional dog-walker and familiar presence in the River Market district.

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 15:30:00

Life on the road with John 'Bopper' Richardson

In the second edition of our new series, "Speak, Arkansas," in which everyday Arkansas tell their stories in their own words, we hear from John "Bopper" Richardson, a tow-truck driver at Rick's Automotive and Wrecker Service in Hazen, where he was born and raised.

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 16:18:00

Gaylord Hunter went from Little Rock to Stax Records, Hollywood Boulevard, and back

In our new series, "Speak, Arkansas," everyday Arkansans tell their life story in their own words. We begin with Gaylord Hunter, a Little Rock native with a front-row seat to music history.

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