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P. Allen Smith Talks Food Diversity at Little Rock's TEDx

P. Allen Smith Talks Food Diversity at Little Rock's TEDx
P. Allen Smith talks genetic diversity in our food sources at the inaugural TEDxMarkhamSt event.

TEDxMarkhamSt, Little Rock's first independently organized TED event, kicked off to a sold-out house at the Ron Robinson Theater in the River Market. Global gardening and lifestyle guru P. Allen Smith of Little Rock headlined the morning session.
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9/11 Placed Marketer Margie Raimondo On New Path

The ticket for 9/11's Flight 93 resides in Margie Raimondo's safe-deposit box, a tangible reminder that life is uncertain and you better make it count.
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US Marshals Museum to Showcase Recently Acquired Artifacts

Artifacts from the collection of one of the first black deputy U.S. Marshals to serve west of the Mississippi River will be displayed at the U.S. Marshals Museum's Descendants Day event.
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