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Strike three

Subscriber onlyOnce again, the courts have blocked President Donald Trump's travel ban from going into effect. It is hard not to feel a sense of deja vu as the government promises for the third time to appeal the rulings halting the latest iteration of the president's order, watered down from his original "Muslim ban" but still equally pointless. Continue reading...

The best interests

Pass juvenile-justice act soonest

Subscriber onlyWe are faith leaders representing different faith traditions. Faith traditions share a major concern about the way we treat juveniles in the justice system. Continue reading...

Letters

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MASTERSON ONLINE: Of Tomcats and Angels

Subscriber onlyThis has become my fall for visiting two of the world’s finest national interactive and immersive museums. Continue reading...

Doug Thompson: The Republican clean-up crew

The GOP’s difficult working relationship

Subscriber onlyThe much-maligned GOP "establishment" protects the president far better than he gives it credit. Arkansas provides a good example. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Mind your Manor

Fayetteville needs collaboration on public housing

Subscriber onlyMaybe the Fayetteville Housing Authority is on to something. Housing for poor folks doesn’t typically get a lot of attention in local governments, but the local board that oversees Fayetteville’s public housing has, unintentionally, managed to wake people up by proposing the sale of one apartment complex into private hands and the construction of new public housing units at another, but through a funding program that raises suspicions among some folks. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyIn modern world, is Electoral College obsolete? Continue reading...

The Fab Four

We can do better than this

Subscriber onlyWhat have I done to deserve such a fate Continue reading...

Fair game

Editorial notebook

Subscriber onlySomething, there is, about a state fair. It brings out the kid in many of us. No matter how long it's been since we've qualified for senior discounts. Continue reading...

Others say: California burning

Subscriber only"Nothing more than ash and bones." That grim description of how some victims were found underscores the horror of the wildfires that swept through and devastated Northern California. Continue reading...

A fresh start

Wal-Mart takes stand on chemicals

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart recently took a big step for consumers, for public health, and for our environment. The Bentonville-based retailer announced a policy to restrict harmful chemicals on Wal-Mart's store shelves. The policy will affect 90,000 products, including infant products, cosmetics, lotions, and household cleaners. Continue reading...

Bicentennial times

Subscriber onlyArkansas won't celebrate its statehood bicentennial for another two decades. One significant part of Arkansas history, however, is reaching that milestone now. Continue reading...

Letters

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NWA Letters

Subscriber onlyThe health of America's children, economically disadvantaged families and women who are pregnant are all dependant upon the vital CHIP program. It is critical that Congress extend this program for another five years. Continue reading...

Gary Smith: Spicing things up

Spoiler alert: Flavored fall coffee not everyone’s cup of tea

Subscriber onlyIn the great Pumpkin Spice War currently being waged, I've decided to stay neutral. Continue reading...