Monthly Archives: April 2011

Teachers to Superintendent “We Are Sick” In Helena-West Helena

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NPR: Sitting All Day: Worse for You Than You Might Think

Daily exercise alone might not counteract the health effects of being mostly sedentary Story AUDIO

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Wages — Barely Half of Financial Picture in United States

A record 18.3% of the nation’s total personal income was a payment from the government for Social Security, Medicare, food stamps, unemployment benefits and other programs in 2010. Wages accounted for the lowest share of income — 51.0% — since … Continue reading

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Arrest Made In LaQuanta Henry Shooting Death

Boyfriend Implicated in Murder of Laquanta Henry HELENA-WEST HELENA – – – The Inside Scoop has learned from authorities that an arrest has been made in the shooting death of Ms. Laquanta Henry. Ms. Henry, 21, was born on February … Continue reading

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Laquanta Henry Shot & Killed, Police Investigating

Helena-West Helena — While many were tucked away for a night’s rest, a young lady in Helena lost her life in what are apparently senseless circumstances. During the early morning hours today, a young Helena-West Helena resident was shot in … Continue reading

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John or Jane Doe Dies in Violent Crash in Helena Crossing Area

Late last night a lone traveler on Highway 49 bypass was involved in a violent single car crash. The accident occurred between 10:30 p.m. and midnight. The accident is being investigated by the Arkansas State Police. The location of this … Continue reading

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Federal Government Shutdown? Not Really Per Commercial Appeal

Never Mind its Name: Not Everything Will Shutdown WASHINGTON — Social Security checks would still go out. So would tax payments and refunds for e-filed returns. Soldiers would remain on duty in Afghanistan and Iraq, and sailors off the coast … Continue reading

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Why Pay Congress? (NYTimes Op-Ed)

Why Pay Congress? More at home, why pay the mayor, city treasurer, and other city officials when they are allegedly operating without a budget? If the President of the United States cannot declare an emergency and keep the country operating, … Continue reading

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Alderman St. Columbia Honors Black History Month With A Racial Insult (Apparently Uses Chimpout.Com for Photos)

News channel 3, WREG, out of Memphis, Tennessee reported last night, Wednesday, April 6, 2011, on the swirling email controversy which has engulfed Helena-West Helena Alderman Joe St. Columbia. Watch the Video by clicking on the More Email Controversy Link: … Continue reading

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City Council Live Streaming Link

Jim Riley’s link to the live streaming of Helena-West Helena’s City Council Meetings: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/jim-riley-live

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