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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...

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State Capitol in review - Jan. 29, 2014

Jan 29, 2014 11:21am

The fiscal session will begin Feb. 10. In addition to approving budgets for state government operations next year, the legislature will allocate unspent surplus funds that have built up in the...

Legislative digest - Jan. 29, 2014

Jan 29, 2014 11:20am

While Arkansas state tax and federal returns are not due until April 15, we know thousands of Arkansans may be filing soon in anticipation of a refund. This year, the IRS will begin processing...

View from the bottom rung

Jan 27, 2014 10:54am

Checking my Facebook account Jan. 5 there was a note from my Minnesota daughter reporting clear skies with a wind chill factor of minus 32 degrees and a forecast of minus 60. I figure a local high...

State Capitol in review

Jan 22, 2014 10:57am

Gov. Mike Beebe presented a balanced budget proposal for next year that projects more than $5 billion in general revenue spending. The proposed budget calls for an increase in spending next year...

Legislative digest - Jan. 15, 2014

Jan 15, 2014 11:50am

On Feb. 10, we will be convening for the Fiscal Session of 2014. This will be only the third time in the state’s history that we have met solely for the purpose of the budget and appropriations....

State Capitol in review

Jan 15, 2014 11:49am

Lt. Gov. Mark Darr will resign as of Feb. 1, according to a statement he issued. He was fined by the Ethics Commission for violations of state ethics laws and regulations concerning campaign funds...

A Robin Hood Christmas

Jan 11, 2014 5:05am

Conspiracy theories are not usually a part of my digs, but have to admit some are a bit more “interesting” then others. Yes most of us grew up with them as part of our Christian heritage which...

State Capitol in review

Jan 08, 2014 9:45am

A package of tax cuts took effect at the new year that over time could save Arkansas more than $161 million a year. The major tax reductions are:

• Act 1459 which is to reduce the state...

Legislative digest - Jan. 8, 2014

Jan 08, 2014 9:44am

Some gym owners report seeing a 30 to 40 percent increase in traffic in the month of January. And most of those crowding in just signed up as part of their New Year’s resolution.

If you are...

Wise Men light display

Jan 08, 2014 9:44am

I would like to take the opportunity to extend a special thank you to APAC-Central (formerly Arkhola) for the reconstruction and the lighting of the display of the Three Wise Men at the Van Buren...

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