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State Capitol in review - Nov. 25, 2015

Nov 25, 2015 5:05am

More than $703,000 in loans to about 800 former college students in Arkansas will be forgiven under a global settlement between state attorneys general, the federal Justice and Education...

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State Capitol in review - April 29, 2015

Apr 29, 2015 9:31am

After a 19-day recess, the legislature officially ended the 2015 regular session April 22 when it completed a few housekeeping measures and adjourned sine die.

The legislative session began...

Another perspective - April 25, 2015

Apr 25, 2015 4:06am

“Our Children’s Trust” is a non-profit environmental conservation and protection organization. Their mission “is to establish the legal right to a healthy atmosphere and stable climate for all...

View from the bottom rung - April 18, 2015

Apr 18, 2015 5:28pm

There’s just no placating some people. During the last four chaotic years of the Bush administration with political breezes kicking up dust like hard winds across the Sahara, comes a couple of...

State Capitol in review - April 15, 2015

Apr 15, 2015 9:41am

Among the most important economic development legislation approved this year are three new laws that dramatically restructure how Arkansas trains people for the technical job skills they need to...

From the governor - April 15, 2015

Apr 15, 2015 9:40am

Last week I signed into law three bills that form our workforce-training plan. Afterwards, a Little Rock television station ran a story about a fellow named Lawrence Aaron.

A student at...

Another perspective - April 11, 2015

Apr 11, 2015 4:06am

Obamacare has been a huge success by any measurement. According to a new analysis by the Department of Health and Human Services, there are 16.4 million newly insured people under Obamacare. This...

View from the bottom rung - April 4, 2015

Apr 04, 2015 4:06am

Last time the loquacious old fellow dropped by t’was on his way down to the local space-port hoping to hitch an outward bound ride on a Mars One Spacecraft. Reason as indicated, to avoid taking...

Letter: VB Rehab provides great care

Mar 18, 2015 9:58am

Recently our grandson spent two months at Van Buren Health and Rehab. He was treated very well and taken great care of. We want people to know what nice treatment...

Letter: Hampton Inn offers hospitality

Mar 11, 2015 11:26am

My wife and I had made a reservation at the Hampton Inn in Van Buren for Friday night, Feb. 27.

We were going there for a meeting scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday morning, Feb. 28. But we got a...

View from the bottom rung - March 7, 2015

Mar 09, 2015 8:58am

According to a new poll from the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project, “self-described liberals are twice likely than self-described conservatives to block material on social...

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