REX NELSON: The Little Rock Five

Posted: November 26, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

Little Rock received a burst of publicity last month when it let Amazon know (in a wink-wink sort of way) that it wasn't interested in joining dozens of other cities in the competition for the company's second headquarters. Little Rock didn't meet the criteria anyway. The Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce took out a full-page ad in the Washington Post for a sort of Dear John letter that read in part, "Hey Amazon. We need to talk. It's not you, it's us."

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