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View from the bottom rung - Jan. 10, 2015

Jan 10, 2015 5:06am

The report is out on the CIA’s intelligence gathering methods in the aftermath of 9/11, a controversial program which attempted to gain timely information from captured terrorists, of other...

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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...

Legislative digest - July 2, 2014

Jul 02, 2014 8:58am

When Arkansas became the 25th state in 1836, government officials moved into a new Greek Revival style building in downtown Little Rock. This despite the fact the building was not complete.

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View from the bottom rung - June 28, 2014

Jun 30, 2014 9:05am

I have been asked if the television reality show, the “Ax Men,” is a true depiction of a west coast logging operation. Well, not really, but in some cases close. Admittedly the job can push the...

Thank you from Goodnoh family

Jun 25, 2014 9:29am

Thanks to everyone who donated and helped with the benefit for Marcus Goodnoh, a 17-year-old Alma High School student who is battling cancer. Included were:

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State Capitol in review - June 25, 2014

Jun 25, 2014 9:26am

When the board of the state Teacher Retirement System voted last week to increase its investment in a northeast Arkansas steel mill, it renewed questions about the role of government in private...

Legislative digest - June 25, 2014

Jun 25, 2014 9:21am

Most of us, at one time or another, have experienced a lengthy wait at our local Department of Motor Vehicles office while waiting for our number to be called in order to renew our tags.

But...

State Capitol in review - June 11, 2014

Jun 11, 2014 5:51pm

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has adjusted its budget to better prepare for and react to icy roads. The budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 shifts $18 million to hire...

Legislative digest - June 11, 2014

Jun 11, 2014 5:51pm

It has been said that historic buildings do not belong to us, but to our forefathers and our descendants. That saying could very well apply to our state Capitol. This week, architects and...

From the governor - June 11, 2014

Jun 11, 2014 5:51pm

On June 13, 1989, Gov. Bill Clinton signed an executive order creating the Keep Arkansas Beautiful program. It began as a statewide litter-prevention and recycling initiative. Since then, the...

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