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[3 Nov 2010 | 5 Comments | 3,711 views]
Big night for Arkansas Republicans

Arkansas entered the day as a state what was represented primarily by Democrats in Washington.
Now, Republicans dominate the state’s congressional delegation.
Here’s how it went down:
* In a hotly contested Senate race, Republican John Boozman defeated Democrat Blanche Lincoln. The final vote hasn’t been tallied yet, but that race was called in Boozman’s favor as soon as the polls closed.
Lincoln, the incumbent senator, angered Arkansas voters with her support of health care reform. The voters responded as expected, leaving Boozman as the first Republican senator from Arkansas since Tim Hutchinson embarrassed …

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[2 Nov 2010 | 19 Comments | 4,577 views]
Beebe alderman caught swiping campaign signs

Beebe Alderman Les Cossey was arrested and charged with theft of property last night after he was allegedly caught stealing signs put up by his opponent, Jonathan “Jon” Gordon.
Corporal Steve Hernandez of the White County Sheriff’s office confirmed that the Beebe Police Department picked Cossey up for the crime. He was charged with theft of property — a misdemeanor — and was released after posting a $1,000 bond, Herndandez said. Cossey’s court date is Dec. 9.
He added the White County Sheriff’s office was asked by Beebe Police Chief Wayne Ballew …