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Teen's friendship with older man draws fire from parents

DEAR ABBY: My 18-year-old daughter, a junior in high school, is still living at home. She has befriended a 51-year-old man at her first job (a burger place). We have told her that although she is kind to be friendly with him at work, we feel it's inappropriate to do things with him outside of work. She's now upset with us and claims we "don't understand," "nothing romantic is going on" and she thinks of him like a "second father." Continue reading...

Give thanks on memorial day during moment of remembrance

DEAR ABBY: Americans are at their best when they unite around a noble purpose. On Memorial Day, that purpose is the National Moment of Remembrance. On that day, all Americans are asked to pause wherever they are at 3 p.m. local time to honor our fallen. Continue reading...

DEAR ABBY: Funding for cancer sufferer seems brazen to co-worker

DEAR ABBY: A coworker has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. She's not sure how long she may have. She is relatively young, so it's tragic. We have excellent insurance from work, national health care and disability insurance. Continue reading...

DEAR ABBY: Couple's counseling should occur together, not apart

DEAR ABBY: My girlfriend and I have been together for three years and have a 1-year-old daughter. Unfortunately, our fights have become more frequent now. She suggested counseling, which I agree with. However, she insists I'm the one who is causing the problem and I should go first. Continue reading...

Max Thomas Kane

His transitory life as a military kid taught him to think on his feet and gave him the perseverance he’d need to become a change agent in the insurance business and for nonprofits like CARTI

Subscriber onlySome people fear change and some people embrace it. And then there are some, like Tom Kane, who cause it. Continue reading...

Hearing, speech benefit gets perpetual chairman

Subscriber onlyLoris Fullerton of Little Rock considers herself somewhat of a super sleuth. Continue reading...

It's been fun, sort of

Subscriber onlyIt could be considered an impossible feat -- to summarize the 45-year career of University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Joel Anderson -- so faculty and friends took the opportunity to poke some good-natured fun at him instead. Continue reading...

After rocky breakup, he spelled it out for her

Subscriber onlyA kids' game of kiss chase in 1985 was the beginning of a romance for a couple who recently celebrated 17 years of marriage. Continue reading...

Hooked on a cure

Characters from Neverland help raise money, awareness for ALS foundation

Subscriber onlyIt was wonderland indeed ... Peter Pan, Captain Hook (a male and female version), mermaids (and a merman), a plethora of fancily decorated headgear and a fashion show that brought forth even more costumes honoring Sir J.M. Barrie's most famous literary work. Continue reading...

Tropical event nets $82,000 for Women, Children First

Subscriber onlyThe backyard of Cindy and Chip Murphy's Edgehill home was the setting May 14 for Caribbean Cabaret, a fundraiser for Women and Children First. Continue reading...

Hospitable lobbyist gets Lifetime Service Award

Subscriber onlyMontine McNulty has put in years of sweat equity as a lobbyist representing the Arkansas Hospitality Association. On May 12, she received a healthy dose of hospitality herself, as the recipient of the Lifetime Service Award from City Year Little Rock at its Red Jacket Ball. The fundraiser was held in the Governor's Hall of the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. Continue reading...

For Father's Day wallet gift, find offbeat design, features

Subscriber onlyQ. My significant other definitely could use a new wallet and Father's Day seems like a good time. I'm not sure if there is a variety that is more professional today. Growing up, my father had a billfold, and a credit card holding wallet, which always seemed manly, but with cellphones and other items filling pockets, I'm not sure what the well-dressed man would use today. Continue reading...

Eve of Thea benefit features hospitality, music, libations

Subscriber onlyClark Trim and Henrik Thostrup opened their doors -- and their proverbial liquor cabinet -- to locals and out-of-towners the night of May 14 for a pre-party celebrating Into the Blue: An Evening With President Bill Clinton, which followed the next night at the Clinton Presidential Center. Continue reading...

41 potential public servants get newly minted diplomas

Subscriber onlyThe look on Ashley-Brooke Moses' face was one of astonishment when Clinton School of Public Service Dean Skip Rutherford called her name as winner of this year's Shannon Butler Bridgebuilder Award, the school's highest nonacademic award. Continue reading...

Caitlin Windham Reid - Steven Greg McKee

Parents of the bride are Dr. Shirley Reid of Little Rock and Toni and Dr. Graham Reid of Maumelle. She is the granddaughter of Allene and the late Ralph Windham of Little Rock and the late Reba and Orville Reid of Sheridan. Continue reading...

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