The Friday night line commences. Noted:
* Fox 16 is reporting an emergency landing at Little Rock National Airport by a Delta regional jet that hit a flock of cranes. Fox 16's photo above tells the tale. Plane landed uneventfully despite the collision with a large bird.
* Democrats are pressing legislation to stop congressional pay in the event of a Republican-forced government shutdown. Some Republicans, such as Rep. Tim Griffin, have jumped on the no-pay bandwagon.