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Steve Brawner: Why Supreme Court races matter: Lake View

Feb 09, 2016 7:34am

How important are the two Arkansas Supreme Court races on your ballot March 1? Two words provide the answer: “Lake View.”

In a case that drug out over 15 years, the Lake View school district...

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Bob Moos: Time again to check your Medicare health and drug plans

Oct 06, 2015 10:34am

Now’s the time for Arkansas residents with Medicare to look over their health and drug coverage for 2016. Medicare’s annual open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 until Dec. 7.

Even if you...

Steve Brawner: Congress scoring an “F” in finances

Oct 06, 2015 10:16am

This might only be early October, but for Congress, the fiscal year ended Sept. 30. If it were a school year, what kind of grade should Congress receive?

In math, probably an F.


Dr. Kenneth Bridges McDermott an aviation pioneer

Oct 06, 2015 10:14am

Sharp minds and courageous souls are the ones who ever dare to change the world. Such was the case with Charles M. McDermott. While his remarkable career already would have had a significant...

Matthew Pate: Herbie: No love just bugs

Oct 06, 2015 10:11am

As many readers are doubtless aware, the automaker, Volkswagen, has come under fire for allegedly including a software switch that allowed heavily polluting vehicles to circumvent emissions...

Steve Brawner: Free Market requires a moral code

Sep 29, 2015 11:44am

Life, the pope is telling us, is about more than the bottom line. This past week has given two examples of why people should listen to his big economic message even if they disagree with some of...

Steve Barnes: Talking politics at lunchtime

Sep 22, 2015 8:11am

I like his attitude, his ‘tude. But he takes it over the cliff.”

This was our stockbroker friend, the investment counselor, and he was replying to a tease from one of the Democrats at our...

Steve Barnes: GOP needs Latino votes to win

Sep 15, 2015 6:59am

I wonder how many of the Republican presidential candidates like Mexican food.

Perhaps someone breathes who doesn’t like comida Mexicana but I’ve not met him or her. And I think everyone has...

Roy Ockert Jr. Attorney general’s opinions raise partisanship issue

Sep 15, 2015 6:50am

Two recent attorney general’s opinions reflect increasing partisanship in the state’s justice system in spite of efforts to make it nonpartisan.

While Arkansas clings to a system of electing...

Roy Ockert Jr.: Higher education gets no new money

Sep 08, 2015 9:00am

Instead of finding a way to provide more money for higher education in Arkansas, Gov. Asa Hutchinson is offering a plan to talk about what higher education could do if it had more money.


Steve Barnes: Remembering Dean Duncan

Sep 08, 2015 8:59am

A few minutes after Dean Duncan slipped peacefully into the next life, one of his family had an idea, a very good one. A nephew who had been looking after Dean’s mutt, Poochie, rushed home and...