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Morning Mix: October 31, 2019

Around Arkansas Several raccoons have been spotted wandering around Arkansas State University’s campus library, mostly in the third floor reference section. 3,414 Little Rock School District students were absent Wednesday, many participating in a sick-out and demonstrating outside the Capitol in support of their teachers’ ability to unionize.   National News The US House of…

Copper

Copper Grill Set to Change Hands

One of Little Rock’s downtown restaurants is set to change hands.   Mary Beth Ringgold, one of Little Rock’s most prominent restauranteurs, is handing the reins of Copper Grill to a former Cajun’s Wharf employee. She is selling the Copper Grill to Dan Kovach, formerly general manager of Cajun’s Wharf, and his business partner Lelan…

Hogs

More Wailing Ahead for Hog Fans?

Forgive us our absence last week. But we thought it would be nice to give the Hogs a well-deserved week off so we all could sit back, take a deep breath, and prepare for the last third of the season.   That’s what happened, right? We all took a week off and everyone’s refreshed and…

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Morning Mix: October 30, 2019

Around Arkansas Little Rock civil rights attorney and lawmaker John Walker died earlier this week; his body will lie in state in the Arkansas Capitol tomorrow from 11 am to 2 pm. The city of Fayetteville announces plans to acquire easements and rights of way from property owners, the first step in building their planned…