Friday Pat Classic

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The speaker at Monday’s Touchdown Club is former Auburn head coach Pat Dye.

Be looking for my column in Monday’s Democrat-Gazette. It’s in the Arkansas section on the Voices page. It is about the bailout and you might agree with me!

The House of Representatives will vote again today on the previously failed financial institution bailout legislation. All four of Arkansas congressmen, none of whom face opposition in the November election, voted yes.

Arkansas’ revenues in September jumped 6.3 percent from a year ago, thanks to an increase in income tax collections. September state revenues showed a slowdown and missed forecast for the first time in months.

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Thursday his office will defend the proposed amendment to create a state lottery being placed on the November election, though he disagrees with supporters who say the state constitution does not ban casinos.

Voter registration for the November 4 General Election ends Monday.

The State Ethics Commission tells the Democrat-Gazette that it is not legally required to say who pays for political mailings. Conway Senator Gil Baker had complained about Joe White’s campaign ads.

Factions that opposed previous animal cruelty bills have been working with Attorney General Dustin McDaniel to write a bill that would make torturing animals a felony.

A federal appeals court says a judge erred in dismissing an Arkansas prisoner’s complaint that Howard County jail officials discriminated against him when they punished him for refusing to work on a day he considered the Sabbath.

An Arkansas hospice care provider alleges in a federal lawsuit that an out-of-state Medicare and Medicaid administrator routinely allows providers to exceed a cap on benefits so the providers will later have to pay interest and penalties.

The state Supreme Court has ended the case brought concerning the lack of investigation of the obscene emails directed at former Razorback Mirch Mustain,

Congress approved a bill that calls for a feasibility study on a passenger high-speed rail service between Little Rock and Memphis.

Scholastic Corp.’s 485,000-SF warehouse operation in Maumelle is up for sale and is expected to close by the end of the year, leaving 125 without a job.

Royal Arkansas Hotel & Suites in Pine Bluff passed its inspection and officially became a Ramada Plaza.

A 39-year-old Conway man was sentenced in Faulkner County Circuit Court to 5 years in the Department of Corrections after an undercover online investigation. Mark Allen Williamson was charged with internet stalking of a child and sexual indecence with a child.

What allegedly began as an altercation between an Altheimer man and his girlfriend ended in the man’s arrest when he allegedly broke windows on the woman’s car and drove it into a bayou. Justin Spears will have to post a $25,000 bond while prosecutors consider domestic battery and criminal mischief charges against him.

Little Rock planning commissioners approved Deltic Timber’s rezoning request for shops, commercial space and multifamily housing despite heavy concerns from residents around Rahling Road about the effect of additional traffic and apartments.

A large woods fire in south Pulaski County is a controlled burn. The fire is in an area off Woodson Lateral Road, east of Interstate 530.

Mitch Mustain won USC’s game of musical chairs and will be the No. 2 quarterback behind starter Mark Sanchez on Saturday against No. 23 Oregon.