Daily Flyer: Monday, Jan. 28, 2013

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News Briefs

Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan receives a plaque from Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality representatives recognizing that cleanup of the former R&P Electroplating property is complete.

Photo: Todd Gill

The city is giving away weatherization kits to help qualified homeowners up the energy efficiency of their houses. Included are light bulbs, shower heads, insulation kits and more.

A former electroplating site once home to tons of abandoned hazardous chemicals in southeast Fayetteville is now clean and ready to be converted into public parkland.

This week’s scheduled public meetings include the Town & Gown Advisory Committee, a City Council agenda-setting session, a Ward 4 meeting and more.

In his latest pet column, Bill McQuade writes about his belief that a rotational diet leads to a healthier pet who’ll experience less digestive upsets.

The Arkansas men’s basketball team’s road woes continued on Saturday with a 21-point loss to South Carolina in Columbia. According to HogStats.com, the Hogs are now 17-80 on the road in the post-Nolan Richardson era.

Monday Events

4:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Friends of the FPL Annual Meeting
5:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Free Yoga Class
5 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Vikki Cunningham
5:30 p.m.  UA Campus: Chad Oppenheim Lecture — “Enhanced Life”
7 p.m.  The Perk: Open acoustic jam
9 p.m.  Rogue: Quizzo Pub Trivia

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Monday Meetings

3:00 p.m.Town and Gown Advisory Committee (agenda)R&T Park, AT&T Room
5:30 p.m.Planning Commission * (agenda)City Hall, Room 219
6:00 p.m.Ward 4 Meeting *City Hall, Room 111

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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Monday Birthdays

Locals: Dana Cash, Jennifer Hawkins, Suzannah Massey, Jim Phelan, Roy Weathers, Roy Lewis and Jamie Anawaty.

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Others: Singer Sam Phillips is 51, singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan is 45, DJ Muggs of Cypress Hill is 45, comedian Mo Rocca is 44, singer Joey Fatone of `N Sync is 36, singer Nick Carter of Backstreet Boys is 33, actor Elijah Wood is 32, rapper J. Cole is 28 and actress Ariel Winter is 15.