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Mark L. Hopkins: It’s not nice to fool with Mother Nature

May 27, 2015 11:58am

The headline said, “Antarctic ice shelf ‘will be gone’ by 2020.” In the text of the article it tells us that an ice shelf roughly 15 times the size of Manhattan Island that has existed for 10,000...

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Magainze best-priced, has good stories

Jul 31, 2012 4:10pm

You likely have heard the advertisements for’s football preview magazine.

So this is a political season, unfortunately, and in the case of equal time – since we...

<p>Anne Russ</p>

Offering a little help for getting along

Jul 31, 2012 6:00am

We are not treating each other well these days. Everyone seems to be angry at something or someone. To paraphrase friends the Revs. (and Drs.) David Dyer and Robert Lowry: It seems we have reached...

<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...