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Testing issue another win for Hutchinson; critics complain of railroading

Jul 14, 2015 9:15am

After regular and special legislative sessions in which he boasted of getting everything he asked for, Gov. Asa Hutchinson got his way again last week on the issue of standardized tests — though...

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Jehovah’s Witnesses plan state convention

Jun 08, 2015 2:46pm

Thousands of Jehovah’s Witnesses from across Arkansas are expected to converge in Little Rock for a state convention this weekend.

“Imitate Jesus” is the theme for the convention, which will...

Nate Strauch: Gays, Republicans and anchovy-flavored bacon

Apr 07, 2015 12:45pm

If the Republican Party were the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team, it would have shown up for the Final Four in ice skates. If it were Apple, its iPods would feature Betamax...

Matthew Pate: Giving no quarter for Chambers

Apr 07, 2015 12:43pm

Most of us are probably used to hearing politicians say things that are ill-conceived, irrational or just outright dumb. In the current age of information overload, the Internet has made it...

Bob Moos: Medicare hospice benefit helps terminally ill patients and their families

Apr 07, 2015 7:12am

Choosing hospice care isn’t about giving up. It’s about making every day count.

Terminally ill people who make the choice receive care for their physical, emotional, social and spiritual...

Jim Kimmel of Kimmel Vineyards in Potter Valley, Calif., pours his 2012 Illuminate Red Blend during a luncheon Wednesday at Little Rock’s One Eleven at the Capital Hotel. The table wine is priced for grocery store sales in the $10 range. (Photo Courtesy of Bryan Clifton)

California winemaker offers lower price points

Mar 24, 2015 7:29am

With the array of wine choices on store shelves, family farm vintners like Jim Kimmel of Potter Valley, Calif., have to step out of the Golden State every now and then to make their presence known...

Editorial: Events demonstrate dangers of rehoming

Mar 10, 2015 11:37am

An outline of what happened has emerged, but the details remain murky.

State Rep. Justin Harris, R-West Fork, and his wife, Marsha, adopted young sisters and brought them into their home to...

Bob Moos, Southwest public affairs officer, U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare strengthens its rating system for nursing homes

Mar 05, 2015 5:14pm

You can now be more confident when looking for a nursing home for yourself or a loved one.

Medicare has just improved its Nursing Home Compare website so that the public can get a more...

Steve Barnes: Learning cursive

Mar 05, 2015 5:14pm

He signed it, Governor Hutchinson — possibly amused, perhaps a bit chagrined, though maybe in total agreement. Whichever, House Bill 1044 is now law.

Your kids are going to learn cursive...

Help older people cope with depression

Feb 23, 2015 7:09pm

Depression in older people can have serious health consequences and should be treated by mental health professionals.

“It is normal to sometimes feel subdued, reflective and sad in the face...

Kenneth Bridges: de Soto’s travels end in Arkansas

Feb 23, 2015 6:45pm

Part 2

Hernando de Soto was a veteran explorer of the New World by 1539. Based on his fortune, influence with the King of Spain, and his past successes in South America, he had amassed an...

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