Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

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From the Flyer

Whole Foods construction site

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City officials last week held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the early construction stages of the new College Marketplace project, set to be built in north Fayetteville.

Three Fayetteville City Council seats have at least three official candidates, now that municipal filings have closed in Washington County.

A robocall placed to area voters at around noon Monday urged residents to speak out against Fayetteville’s proposed anti-discrimination ordinance.

With game days just around the corner, here’s our tailgater’s guide to local craft beer.

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From the UA

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing at the University of Arkansas was chosen to participate in a new program of White Coat Ceremonies this year.

The fall 2014 Moms on the Farm Tour is set for Oct. 6 at the U of A Pauline Whitaker Animal Science Arena on Garland Avenue.


Wednesday Events

6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Russ Hutchison
6 p.m.  Jose’s: Karaoke Krazy
6 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Flashback
6:30 p.m.  Arsaga’s at The Depot: Live jazz w/ Adams Collins, Johnny Arredondo and friends
7 p.m.  Crystal Bridges Museum: Architecture Speaker Series | The Museum as Home
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Richard Burnett
10 p.m.  JR’s Lightbulb Club: Deerpeople / Dividend

Wednesday Meetings

12 p.m.Arkansas Fair Housing Commission Fayetteville Focus GroupCity Hall, Room 326
1:30 p.m.Fourth Judicial District Drug Task ForceFayetteville Police Department, EOC Room
5 p.m.Washington County Regional Ambulance Authority CanceledStation 1

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Donna Roy, Katie Lynn, Rebecca LaTourette, Elizabeth Soto, Sara Moore, Melodye Purdy, Joseph Corn, Drew Poole, Clara Morgan, Angel Bites, Star Noor, Toni Ivanoski, Lisa Johnson, Mark Krause and Laikan Garrett.
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Celebrities: Boxing promoter Don King is 83, journalist Connie Chung is 68, singer Robert Plant is 66, TV host Al Roker is 60, actress Joan Allen is 58, rapper KRS-One is 49, actress Amy Adams is 40, and actress Demi Lovato is 22.