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[11 Apr 2011 | 2 Comments | 2,691 views]
Joan Jett, Rick Springfield and old time radio

Anyone who wonders why we’d mention Joan Jett, Rick Springfield and old time radio in the same article here at First Arkansas News must be new here.
We like entertainment so why not cover a bit of diversity here and there? At any rate, Jett and Springfield get a mention because they’ll be in concert this summer at Magic Springs this summer. Those two were all over the charts in the 1980s and still have legions of fans, many of whom undoubtedly reside here in central Arkansas.
Thank goodness those two will …

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[28 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,516 views]
Week in review (2/16-2/27)

Yeah, yeah, yeah — the title should probably be something more along the lines of “two weeks in review.”
Still, you get the idea. Besides, the past couple of weeks have been hectic and — for that reason — the expected “week in review” item wasn’t posted last week.
So it’s time to make up for it. Quite a bit has gone on over the past couple of weeks in that we’ve posted housing market reports, news of the National Association of Realtors possibly overstating its sales numbers for the past few …

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[10 Jul 2010 | One Comment | 1,148 views]
Weekend OTR — the Blue Beetle: Saved by a Hair

Well, it’s Saturday and you know what that means — it’s time for another exciting installment of the famed Weekend OTR series.
This week we’ve got another great show for you — an episode of the Blue Beetle. While that particular character is best known for his exploits in the comic book world, the Blue Beetle did make it to radio where he was most famously portrayed by Frank Lovejoy.
As always, this episode is brought to you by our friends at OTRCat.com. If you want to purchase some old time radio …