Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012

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News Briefs

Joe Alexander, a longtime local sign painter, paints a logo Thursday on the awning of Supernova Tattoo on Block Avenue in Fayetteville.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

A lawsuit filed by four residents challenging the city’s rezoning of land for Project Cleveland, a planned apartment complex at North Hall Avenue and West Cleveland Street, was dismissed Tuesday.

A crew with the city’s transportation department installed five different bike racks along Block Avenue Tuesday morning.

Fayetteville’s hotel, motel and restaurant (HMR) tax receipts saw another record-high month this year compared to the same months in past years.

A limited number of general admission tickets for the Nov. 23 Arkansas-LSU football game went on sale at 8:30 a.m. today.

Speaking of the LSU game, University of Arkansas officials will unveil a statue of Frank Broyles prior to that game. A dedication ceremony is planned for 10 a.m. at the front entrance of the Broyles Athletic Center.

Wednesday Events

Fayetteville Public Library: Playreading Workshop: Period Of Adjustment
Fayetteville Public Library: Free Screening: Up Among the Hills
Greenhouse Grille: Chooch
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Nightbird Books: Beth Stockdell
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Derek and Ricky
UA Student Union: Jamie Lono
George’s Majestic Lounge: Drew Barker
UARK Bowl: Standup Open Mic Night

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Wednesday Public Meetings

9:00 a.m.Technical Plat Review (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
1:30 p.m.Fourth Judicial District Drug Task ForceWash. Co. Sheriff’s Office
4:00 p.m.Urban Forestry Advisory Board *City Hall, Room 111
5:00 p.m.Street Committee * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326

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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Alexa McGriff, Sarah Braswell, Tiffany Smith, Steven Lane, Monica Wiederkehr, Flint Woods, Harold Horton, Jose Reynoso-Campos, Boyd Marlar and Jay Downing.
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Others: Writer P.J. O’Rourke is 65, Britain’s Prince Charles is 64, former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is 58, pianist Yanni is 58, actor Harland Williams is 50, rapper Reverend Run of Run-DMC is 48, singer-musician Brendan Benson of The Raconteurs is 42, drummer Travis Barker of Blink-182 is 37, actress and model Olga Kurylenko is 33.