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Ethics panel fines sponsor of alcohol measure $250

LITTLE ROCK — The state Ethics Commission voted unanimously Friday to issue a $250 fine and a public letter of caution to the ballot question committee Let Arkansas Decide for failing to disclose all required information on financial reports.

Beebe’s official portrait unveiled

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe will leave office next month, but his image will remain at the state Capitol in the form of his official portrait.

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Pate: Hidden in plain sight

It may seem an odd parallel, but there exists an interesting relationship between the judicial evolution of obscenity and changing sensibilities regarding police use of force. The comparison suggested itself as I read an article on James Joyce’s landmark tome, Ulysses. Eighty-one years ago this week, a federal magistrate ruled that the book was not obscene.

Pate: Silence of the carrots

‘Tis the season for culinary exploration. At least around the extended Pate household, that’s when Mother and I usually trot out at least one “experimental” dish alongside the perennially prepared and preordained.

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