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July 3rd, 2013

Lawsuit filed to overturn Ark. gay marriage ban

July 3, 2013

LITTLE ROCK — A group of 11 same-sex couples from Arkansas on Tuesday asked a judge to overturn the state's ban on gay marriage, the latest effort aimed at repealing the amendment after recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings supporting gay couples.

The lawsuit filed in Pulaski County Circuit Court seeks to strike down the constitutional amendment voters approved in 2004 that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. The amendment also bars the state from recognizing same-sex marriages from other states.

July 2nd

Bryant PD: Man stole $2K worth of steaks from Edward's Food Giant

July 2, 2013

Bryant police arrested this afternoon a suspect in connection with a shoplifting incident on June 26, where two cases— about $2,500 worth — of ribeye steaks were stolen from Edward's Food Giant.
Marvin Dwayne O’Neal, 47, of Little Rock was arrested and charged with theft of property, a Class-D felony.
The store manager was able to provide detectives with a description of the suspect's vehicle and license plate number, which led to the arrest.
Officer Troy White investigated.

Cities, groups plan Independence Day events today-Saturday

July 2, 2013

Several local celebrations have been scheduled to mark Independence Day.

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Arkansas Health Center has planned a celebration for today. Center officials are predicting it will be "the best fireworks show this side of the Arkansas River."
Activities are planned from 5 to 10 p.m. at the center's campus, 6701 U.S. 67 in Haskell.
Jennifer Kelly-Santee, the center's special events coordinator, said the celebration will offer "great bands, great carnival food, free fun for kids and awesome entertainment."

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