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July 22nd, 2014
The Advertising and Promotions (A&P) tax exploratory committee decided Monday morning to pursue a 2 percent special sales tax on both city lodging and prepared foods. Committee member Mike Bailey, owner of Western Sizzlin in Malvern, said he has been polling his customers about the tax proposal and said they are more likely to vote for the tax if it was only on lodging.
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Sneak peak at today's headlines:
â€” A&P committee decides on 2% for lodging & meals
â€” COTO holds Science Olympiad on Friday
â€” Immunization clinic for students
â€” Duckâ€™s trial rescheduled
â€” Kidâ€™s Crusade at Oak Grove AOG
â€” Sauce to benefit state food banks
â€” Civic Club Meeting Schedules
â€” Outdoor concerts and child do not mix well
â€” Bismarck and Magnet Cove take part in camp
â€” Glen Rose camp teaches fundamentals of football July 28-30
â€” A week of random thoughts upon my return
â€” Summertime in Arkansas means 24 million travelers
â€” Wal-Mart CEO's pay highest in Arkansas last year
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Video 3: U.S. Officials Race to Ukraine to Investigate Crash (Bloomberg)
Video 2: Malaysia Airlines Describes Passenger Manifest (AP)
Video 1: Raw: Debris From Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (AP)
LITTLE ROCK â€” In honor of Baptist Healthâ€™s former CEO and President Russ Harringtonâ€™s retirement after 40 years of service to Baptist Health, the Board of Directors renamed the Little Rock hospital campus the Russell D. Harrington, Jr. Campus.
New signage located at the front entrance of the campus as you enter and exit the interstate was unveiled recently. More than 325 employees, friends, and family made a monetary donation to Baptist Health Foundation and a keepsake book with their names was presented to Harrington at System Update on the same day as the unveiling.