Over to the public. Final note:
* MAJOR FIRE AT WELSPUN: TV stations are reporting tonight that a fire at Welspun, the pipemaker at the Little Rock Port, suffered a major fire this morning that caused an estimated $1.5 million in damage to plant equipment. It's could interrupt production at the 400-worker facility. Fox 16 reports that the fire began in an electrical control room.
* LR HOMICIDE: Channel 4 reports a fatal shooting in the 6800 block of Col. Glenn about 1 a.m. today when three men resisted two robbers and shots were fired.
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