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The Night is Bright, and Full of Jolly

by Dustin Jayroe   Downtown Little Rock’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony is almost upon us, once more. Thousands of Arkansans will flock to the downtown area next week to partake in this year’s festivities — many of them by car, but at least one will arrive by sleigh.    Dubbed “Bright the Night” by…

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Morning Mix: November 21, 2019

The PurSpirit Cannabis Clinic, Fayetteville’s second medical marijuana dispensary,  opened yesterday afternoon. Governor Asa Hutchinson announced his support for the perpetuation of a half-cent sales tax that would otherwise expire in 2022. The ha’penny tax is meant to improve Arkansas roads and infrastructure, which Hutchinson means to continue maintaining and improving.   Four were killed…

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This Week in Movies: Nov. 21-24

by Dustin Jayroe   Last week’s opener Ford v Ferrari took a victory lap this past weekend, opening at number one in the country at $31.1 million. Holdover Midway came in second ($8.8 million), Charlie’s Angels disappointed at third ($8.7 million), and Playing With Fire ($8.6 million) and Last Christmas ($6.8 million) rounded out the…

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Tis The Season for Great Holiday Movies!

The Thanksgiving-Christmas hybrid holiday season is the perfect time for movies. Whether you’re catching an old favorite, seeing something new that you’ve been meaning to see, or watching the same movie for the thousandth time, there are a cornucopia of great holiday movies out there.   Starting Nov. 21, the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS)…