Daily Flyer: Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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Local news

Road closure on Government Avenue this week.

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A portion of Government Avenue just south of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will close this week while city crews work build a trail crossing.

Aldermen tonight will discuss whether to change the 28 back-in parking spaces at the north end of Block Avenue to a more traditional head-in design.

Here’s the full City Council meeting agenda for tonight. FYI: The meetings now start at 5:30 p.m.

Speaking of meetings, here’s the list of public meetings in Fayetteville this week.

Springfest raised $12,000 for the Washington County chapter of Habitat for Humanity this year.

Sponsor news

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Haas Hall Academy had 9 scholar-athletes qualify for the Meet of Champions. Congratulations!

Dickson Street Liquor has tasty new beers from Magic Hat Brewing Company, Founders, Sierra Nevada and more!

Check out the selection of certified pre-owned Subarus at Adventure Subuaru!

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The Arkansas baseball team moved up five spots to No. 54 in the latest NCAA baseball RPI rankings.

Arkansas softball infielder Megan Pearson was named to the 2014 SEC Softball Community Service Team.


Tuesday Events

6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
7 p.m.  Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Lyle Lovett & His Acoustic Group
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Richie Jay Marcus and the Underground Cats
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Jody’s Living Room open mic

Tuesday Meetings

10 a.m.Pre-Bid Meeting: Bid 14-29, Construction – Gravity Sewer Improvements, GreenlandCity Hall, Room 111
2 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 14-27, Milling Machine & Bid 14-28, Sewer Camera VanCity Hall, Room 326
5:30 p.m.City Council Meeting ** (agenda)City Hall, Room 219

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Brandee Spears, Jeff Koenig, Megan Wallace, Deana Stillwell, Gina Bartholomew, Jennifer Hamby, Randy Gage, Andy Chaney and Hannah Williams.
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Others: Singer Bob Seger is 69, singer Jimmie Dale Gilmore is 69, host Tom Bergeron is 59, singer John Flansburgh of They Might Be Giants is 54, actress Roma Downey is 54, actor George Clooney is 53, guitarist Mark Bryan of Hootie and the Blowfish is 47, guitarist Chris Shiflett of Foo Fighters is 43, actress Gabourey Sidibe is 31 and comedian Sasheer Zamata is 28.