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[4 Jan 2012 | No Comment | 2,396 views]
Take control of your email inbox

Tragedy struck here at FirstArkansasNews.
Well, we weren’t exactly hit with a tragedy, but something extremely annoying happened. That’s right — our email server was hit with enough spam to choke a horse. Just imagine wading through about 250 emails a day to get to the 20 or 30 that are worthwhile. As one might imagine, that sad state of affairs renders an email account just about useless.
We got in touch with David Hudson, the owner of Little Rock’s Hudson Creative Services (HudsonCS), and asked for help. HudsonCS, of course, is …

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[28 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,568 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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[16 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 3,535 views]
IRS email scam alive and well in 2011

It’s back and as obnoxious as ever — an email scam that dupes people into installing a virus in hopes of either avoiding trouble from the tax man or getting an email.
This isn’t a new scam, but it’s one that the IRS says is common this time of year. It’s been proven effective, too, and was the most common email scam two years ago. Why do people still fall for it even though it’s been around for awhile and people have been warned not to open attachments from unfamiliar people?
“No …

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[29 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 820 views]
Convenience? You’ve got it!

As some of you may have noticed, First Arkansas News is a relatively new site (exactly 12 days old as of this writing).
For the past few days, a few features have been added to the site that are worth mentioning. Why? Because they (hopefully) offer convenience and flexibility to the folks who want to follow this site easily.
In the right sidebar, you’ll find four buttons that make it easy to keep up with the latest posts around here — one that lets you  subscribe to our RSS feed, one that …