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[22 Jul 2011 | One Comment | 1,841 views]
Gearing up for a major home stand — the Pittsburgh Pirates?

Believe it or not, the Pittsburgh Pirates are tied with the Milwaukee Brewers for first place in the National League Central.
What’s that news? Simply put, Pittsburgh has been terrible for a very, very long time. How bad? The team earned the distinction of having the worst record in American professional sports by compiling 17 straight losing seasons in 2009. They pushed that record to 18 losing seasons in 2010 and, during that year, managed to suffer the most humiliating loss in the team’s history with a 20-0 thrashing at the …

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[1 Apr 2011 | 3 Comments | 4,583 views]
April Fools’ Day wackiness

Indeed, it’s April 1 and everyone knows what that means — it’s time to pester friends, coworkers and loved ones with a bunch of pranks and yell “gotcha!” whenever one hits as planned.
As expected, the Internet was brimming with all manner of April Fools’ gags today and a couple of them caught the attention of us here at First Arkansas News.
One that falls under the categories of  “harmless fun” and “for old time radio fans only” has to do with an announcement posted by the cats over at the National …