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Death by ... state

Which means we’re all involved

Subscriber onlyThe death penalty has been back in the news. Does it ever go away? The whole subject is as persistent as . . . conscience. For of all the things the state does for (or to) its citizens, taking a life is surely the gravest, the most solemn--and irreversible. It's final. Continue reading...

Hamas has help

Subscriber onlyInhumanity in Gaza is happening right before our eyes--and the whole world is watching. Continue reading...

Eyes on us, again

Subscriber only “The Great War” and “The war to end all war” proved to be neither. The conflict that would bleed to death some of Earth’s proudest empires—while killing 16.5 million soldiers and civilians—later would be christened World War I to distinguish it from the next, even deadlier slaughter. Continue reading...

Correction

Subscriber onlyIn Wednesday's editorial column, we quoted a lawyer for the American Civil Liberties Union, one Holly Dickson. Continue reading...

What mothers think in Gaza

Subscriber onlyGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip My older son was so excited when the Israeli bombing raids began. "Fireworks!" yelled Rami, 4. Continue reading...

Education inflation

As costs rise, college out of reach

Subscriber onlyWhen I went to college a generation ago, I was able to work during the summer and earn enough to pay for tuition and books for the year, and even have a little money left over for living expenses. Continue reading...

Asa's taxing situation

Subscriber onlyIf Asa Hutchinson could take two, then you ought to be able to take at least one. Continue reading...

Letters

Subscriber onlyGood for the children I am delighted to read that seven Arkanasas organizations have applied to open new charter schools in the state. I am glad to see charter schools as a nationwide trend. Continue reading...

Commentary: Marital Bliss By The Cupful

Subscriber onlyOn a car trip the other day, the Lovely Mrs. Smith and I had a discussion that spring-boarded off her observation that the husband of a mutual friend frequently brings his wife coffee first thing in the morning, before she has gotten out of bed. Continue reading...

How We See It: Motorcycle Rally Set To Expand Into Springdale

Subscriber onlyBikes, Blues & BBQ is getting bigger. Continue reading...

Inside The Springdale School District: Start Of New Year An Exciting Time

Subscriber onlyThe start of a new school year is one of the special experiences in every educator's professional career. Continue reading...

Commentary: Voting Critical For Fayetteville Schools, Students

Subscriber onlyFormer Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill once said "all politics are local." Continue reading...

Commentary: Tolling Roads Not The Worst Idea For Arkansas

Roads Should Be Smooth Sailing If Drivers Pay For Access

Subscriber onlyAnyone who has ever driven Interstate 40 across the middle of this state knows one thing: It's rough riding and, in places, there's not enough of it to handle traffic efficiently. Continue reading...

Letter to the Editor: Land For Park Should Be Purchased

Subscriber onlyFayetteville has an incredible opportunity to expand one of its most used and appreciated public areas, Gulley Park, by acquiring the adjacent 11-acre Dunn property. Continue reading...

It’s in their makeup

There once was a shade-tree political consultant who got fired by a politician who accused him—falsely, I hope to heck—of just flat-dab making up a poll. Continue reading...

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