Stuff From Around Arkansas, March 13 (Updated!)

Friday, at last.
Her again? Sure, why not, it's Friday.

Moneybags: Northwest Arkansas’ own Walton family is ranked on Forbes list of billionaires. In a related story, I found an unopened chalupa on the ground next to my car in the Taco Bell parking lot that must have slipped out of someone’s bag, so I’m having a pretty good day, too. (Arkansas Business)

More Twitter Stupidity: Defendant on the losing end of a $12.6 million judgment wants retrial because an idiot juror broadcast his thoughts about the trial on Twitter. Of course. (Lance Turner’s Unimaginatively Titled Blog)*

It Begins: Bored with the legislative session? Max Brantley’s rounding up a few announced candidates for state legislature in 2010. (Arkansas Times)

This Thing: Arkansas House Speaker Robert “Robbie” Wills is confident that the lottery bill will pass and…wait, seriously, this? Still? Really? Christ. (AP)

Snow Worries: Freezing rain and snow forecasts don’t worry these Arkansas officials, because they’re real men and nothing at all like you, you pussy. (AP)

*UPDATE: The Fayetteville Flyer blog lands an exclusive interview with the Tweeting Juror.

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4 thoughts on “Stuff From Around Arkansas, March 13 (Updated!)

  • March 13, 2009 at 10:47 am
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    “I found an unopened chalupa on the ground next to my car in the Taco Bell parking lot that must have slipped out of someone’s bag, so I’m having a pretty good day, too.”

    That’s better than the homeless guy with the egg Mcmuffin.

    Inside joke.

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  • March 13, 2009 at 2:57 pm
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    You’re better off, Bill. There’s no way that chalupa would have stayed warm for the entire drive to Grant County.
    D.

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  • March 13, 2009 at 9:45 pm
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    Let me encourage everyone to click on the link to Max’s story about the announced candidates, etc. Now, skip Max’s story and go to the bottom and read the conversation going on betwixt one Janus and one JStevens. Classic!

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