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Nate Strauch: Looking through the prison prism

Mar 25, 2015 11:52am

There’s a great line in the little-remembered 2001 Johnny Depp drug kingpin saga “Blow,” where the protagonist gets busted dealing pot and is sent to the Danbury Federal Penitentiary in...

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<p>Anne Russ</p>

Olympics bring my time as sports fan

Jul 18, 2012 2:44pm

It’s almost here. Every two years, I get to be normal. Once every two years for about two weeks, I become a sports fan. It’s almost time for the Olympic Games.

When my husband — a fan of the...

Walgreens to acquire Pine Bluff-based USA drug

Updated: Jul 11, 2012 11:00pm

Walgreen Co. announced Thursday that it has entered into an agreement to purchase USA Drug Stores, a regional drugstore chain in the mid-South owned by Stephen L. LaFrance Holdings Inc. and...

<p>Roy Ockert</p>

Gambling proposals should get attention of state chamber

Updated: Jul 11, 2012 10:58pm

Various organizations have been waging campaigns over the past few months to refer proposals to expand gambling in Arkansas significantly, to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes, to take tax...

Andy Taylor fictional character; ruled his town with real values

Updated: Jul 11, 2012 10:45pm

If Sheriff Andy Taylor were to knock on my front door along with Opie and Barney Fife, I probably would invite them all into my living room and offer them a glass of tea.

So real are they to...

This block-headed ‘Batman 2’ is a pretty puzzle epic, and somewhat tedious

Jul 05, 2012 6:40pm

Let’s just call “LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes” what it is - a fanciful and artful epic for kids, and for adults who have never played a “LEGO” video game before.

You portray Batman, Robin...

Underwood takes CMA Songwriters Series back to Boston

Jul 05, 2012 6:37pm

Country superstar Carrie Underwood will appear for the first time in the Country Music Association’s highly popular CMA Songwriters Series, which will return to Boston on Tuesday, July 31, at...

Advice from cousin Gage on how to spend my Fourth of July in NYC

Updated: Jul 04, 2012 4:53pm

Days before this Fourth of July, I realized that I had not made any plans to commemorate our country’s independence and, even worse, I had no idea of what I was going to do to rectify the problem...

Supreme Court rules on health care

Updated: Jul 04, 2012 4:47pm

In a historic decision anticipated for months and impacting hundreds of millions of Americans, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday, June 28, that the individual mandate – the cornerstone of the...

Thinking of health care

Updated: Jul 04, 2012 4:35pm

The Supreme Court has ruled the Affordable Care Act is the law of the land, and of course everybody knows if that’s good or bad.

I wish I had that kind of certainty about how to rearrange...