Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012

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News Briefs

Fayetteville police help direct traffic through the new roundabout at the new roundabout at North Hills Boulevard at Futrall Drive near Washington Regional Medical Center.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

Alan Long defeated Mike Emery by 123 votes Tuesday night to become the newest alderman on the Fayetteville City Council. Long, 31, will replace outgoing Ward 4 Alderwoman Sarah Lewis in the Position 2 seat.

Specialized Real Estate Group, the team behind Eco Modern Flats and several other planned apartment complexes in Fayetteville, has plans for another project.

The Fayetteville Public Library is conducting a pet food drive to benefit the Ranger’s Pantry pet food bank through Sunday, Dec. 23. Residents are asked to drop off canned and dry cat and dog food donations at the Children’s Desk where they’ll be placed under the library’s Christmas tree.

A report out of Louisiana indicate LSU head coach Les Miles has been offered a job here at Arkansas. Could there be any truth to that report or is it all just a smokescreen?

Wednesday Events

Greenhouse Grille: Sarah Hughes
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Arsaga’s on Dickson: Yaniv Taubenhouse
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Taj
Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Degree Recital, Brice Smith Violin Recital
UARK Bowl: Standup Open Mic Night

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Wednesday Public Meetings

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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Angie Coleman, Adam Ritchey, Mandy Hefner, Paula Nance, Landon Shockey, Diane McCready, Brandi Crawford, David Harlow, Erin Griffin and Randy Odglen.
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Others: Singer, songwriter and film composer Randy Newman is 69, musician Paul Shaffer is 63, actor Ed Harris is 62, actor Judd Nelson is 53, fashion designer John Galliano is 52, drummer Matt Cameron of Pearl Jam and Soundgarden is 50, comedian Jon Stewart is 50, musician apl.de.ap of Black Eyed Peas is 38, actor Ryan Kwanten is 36, actress Aimee Garcia is 34, rapper Chamillionaire is 33, keyboardist-guitarist Rostam Batmanglij of Vampire Weekend is 29, singer-keyboardist Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees is 29 and actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead is 28.