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Another perspective - May 23, 2015

May 23, 2015 4:05am

Crazy conspiracy theories have swirled around Barack Obama like no other politician before him. A Public Policy Poll indicates that 26 percent of American voters are so unhinged from reality that...

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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...

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...

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