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Gary Weir: A TV Sensation, No Bozo at Business

Gary Weir: A TV Sensation, No Bozo at Business
Gary Weir and his Bozo the Clown character pose in this undated publicity still.

While Gary Weir in his Bozo the Clown character enchanted generations of Arkansas children, Arkansas broadcast professionals emphasize that Weir also had a career beyond the red nose.
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Alice Walton's Art Bridges Puts Art On Road 'For All' This article is available only in print.

Art Bridges, the nonprofit founded by Alice Walton will partner with museums and other institutions throughout the United States to share works of American art.
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Still Worth the Paper It's Printed On This article is available only in print.

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's digital plans have been grist for the media rumor mill lately, but it's not true that Little Rock's monopoly daily paper plans to shut down print operations next year, Publisher Walter Hussman says.
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CARTI Docs Again Get Highest Nonprofit Salaries

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Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations

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APM's Vanessa McKuin on How the Public Can Band Together on Radio

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