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State Capitol in review

Oct 22, 2014 4:06am

The Arkansas Supreme Court weighed in on two voters’ issues last week. The court struck down the voter ID law that was put into place by the legislature.

Also, the justices ruled that voters...

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View from the bottom rung - Aug. 23, 2014

Updated: Aug 25, 2014 6:11pm

That time of year again. This morning withered, bent but not broken, I awoke to bushels of happy birthday wishes scrolling up the screen of this amazing space age cyber gadget one year older than...

State Capitol in review - Aug. 20, 2014

Aug 20, 2014 8:19am

Two Arkansas senators have said they would lead a bi-partison effort to get rid of the office of lieutenant governor when the legislature convenes in January. The effort would take a voter...

Legislative digest - Aug. 20, 2014

Aug 20, 2014 8:18am

Since the beginning of this year law enforcement officers in Arkansas have investigated 24 reports of human trafficking. Four individuals have been arrested and charged.

And last year, 33...

Guest editorial - Aug. 16, 2014

Aug 16, 2014 4:06am

On recent Saturdays, Garrison Avenue in Fort Smith across from the farmers’ market has been the gathering place of a growing group who advocate a harsh crackdown on undocumented immigrants from...

Letter: Thank you

Aug 16, 2014 4:06am

The family of Glen Cluck would like to thank all who came by and expressed their love and friendship during our time of loss. May God bless you.

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View from the bottom rung - Aug. 9, 2014

Aug 09, 2014 4:05am

Darndest thing I ever saw. The pain meandered aimlessly about curiously exploring the length and breadth of my entire innards, some time here other times over there but the soreness of it, extreme...

Legislative digest - Aug. 6, 2014

Aug 07, 2014 11:02am

Last week, we welcomed legislators from 15 southern states. The 68th annual Southern Legislative Conference held in Little Rock was a huge success. Not only were we able to share ideas and...

State Capitol in review - Aug. 6, 2014

Aug 07, 2014 11:02am

The office of Medicaid Inspector General was created in 2013 to prevent, detect and investigate fraud, waste and abuse of the state Medicaid program.

The office reported last week it had...

Another perspective - July 19, 2014

Jul 20, 2014 10:48pm

The Mayflower, with 102 Pilgrims, landed in present day Massachusetts in December 1620. Having endured religious persecution for their beliefs in Europe, they had come in search of religious...

View from the bottom rung - July 12, 2014

Jul 13, 2014 11:18pm

Well, it looked good on paper anyway: The splendor a sight to behold and God, one supposes, had seen most everything in the universe. Creation was well underway when, according to the first...

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