Shortcuts: Tuesday 7/28

Shortcuts are hand-picked bits of news, commentary and info from around the city, the region and even from beyond the state line.

Here are today’s Shortcuts:


A Stronger Fayetteville hires consultant
Come September 15, you’ll be asked to vote on a millage increase to fund the new Fayetteville High School. A Stronger Fayetteville, the group who wants you to vote “yes” has a website. And a Facebook page. And a Twitter feed. Now they have a political consultant.

Cops Cleared
The officers involved in last month’s death of local woman Jill Ulmer were cleared of wrongdoing.


Body Found in Springdale
A 22-year-old Cave Springs man was found dead in a vehicle in the parking lot of a Super 8 motel in Springdale.

Famous Arkansas comic nerds
Nate Powell wins for best graphic novel at Comic Con and Ben Nichols names a song after “Love and Rockets.”


Blue M&Ms!
You’ve been hearing about it all day. Here it is.

The $50,000 tweet
Think twice before going off on a business on Twitter. Or don’t. It’s up to you.