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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...

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Dr. Ken Bridges | Cross key in building Arkansas

Jul 29, 2014 8:23am

A man of insight, drive, and integrity, Edward Cross looked to serve and build the young state of Arkansas, as a lawyer, judge, and businessman. Cross became one of the most respected minds that...

Steve Barnes | Campaigning is a family affair

Jul 22, 2014 11:15am

It wasn’t stop-the-presses news, not “Breaking News” news on a television screen, which would have indicted it wasn’t news at all or had actually “broken” hours earlier. Indeed it was so...

McDaniel sues chiropractic ‘runners’

Jun 23, 2014 5:44pm

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel on Monday filed a lawsuit seeking to halt what he alleges is the deceptive marketing of chiropractic services to accident victims.

McDaniel filed the suit in...

Law enforcement agencies plan DWI, speeding, crackdown

Jun 23, 2014 4:58pm

Arkansas law enforcement agencies will increase sobriety checkpoints and patrols as part of a two-week crackdown on drunken driving and speeding that will begin Saturday, the Arkansas State Police...

KEN BRIDGES | 100 years later: One of state’s oddest legal arguments remembered

Jun 20, 2014 10:29am

What would have seemed like an ordinary election became one of the most bizarre legal controversies in state history – all of it over the office of lieutenant governor.

Between 1907 and 1913...

KEN BRIDGES | Schools faced with choice

Jun 12, 2014 10:22am

The decision had been sixty years in the making, but when it came, it was like an earthquake across the South. The Supreme Court handed down the Brown v. Board of Education decision on May 4, 1954...

EDITORIAL | Don’t Look For Prison Crowding Solutions In Special Session

Jun 12, 2014 10:13am

The overcrowding in Arkansas’ prisons and jails is an important public-safety issue. It is too important, in fact, to appear as an afterthought in a special session this year.

Two possible...

STEVE BARNES | Government must satisfy veterans’ needs

Jun 05, 2014 9:27am

The first to die from Arkansas was Michael Vann Johnson Jr. of Little Rock. He was a medical corpsman 3rd Class, assigned to the 3rd Marine Detachment. “A big kid,” his sister was quoted as...

MATTHEW PATE | It’s not a doll

Jun 05, 2014 9:25am

It was the worst business decision I ever made. I regretted it almost immediately; and I have thought back upon its folly ever since. I was probably 12 years old. I fancied myself too big for...

Nate Strauch | Freedom *of speech* may not contain actual freedom

Jun 05, 2014 9:35am

There are two essential ingredients to any argument: a disagreement, of course, but a topic of ambiguity, as well. If an argument lacks that latter element, it’s not really an argument anymore, as...