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[28 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,538 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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[26 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 2,010 views]
Weekend OTR: Smilin’ Ed’s Buster Brown Gang — Kulah’s Brother

It’s the weekend once again and that can only mean one (of several) things — another installment in the Weekend OTR series here at First Arkansas News.
This time around, we’ve got a dandy episode of Smilin’ Ed’s Buster Brown Gang picked out for you. When he wasn’t hawking shoes, Buster Brown was entertaining children through comic books, comic strips and (of course) a Saturday morning old time radio show.
Fun stuff? Why, of course. However, the once ubiquitous Buster Brown logo is more than a bit creepy, isn’t it? Buster looks …