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MIKE MASTERSON: Finding Naramore innocent was right decision

The right decision

Subscriber onlyThe jury took two hours Friday to finally decide Garland County Circuit Judge Wade Naramore was innocent of the charge of negligent homicide in the death of his 17-month-old inside the family's superheated Toyota Avalon on July 24, 2015. Continue reading...

No foreign money! Maybe!

Subscriber onlyThis year's headline from the New York Times: "If Hillary Clinton Wins, Foundation Will Stop Accepting Foreign Donations." Next year's headline: "Clinton Foundation Accepts $250 Million in Foreign Donations." Continue reading...

Letters

Subscriber onlyNew Jersey beautiful Continue reading...

NWA editorial: County judge wanted

Drama precedes election in Washington County

Subscriber onlyIt's still hard to fathom just how dramatic the race for the next Washington County judge has turned out this year. Continue reading...

Lowell Grisham: Stop flying that flag

Rally organizers should discourage Confederate display

Subscriber onlyI am a son of the South. A fifth-generation Mississippian. My ancestors fought for the Confederacy in the Civil War. I grew up in a town where we honor our Confederate soldiers with two statues and a famous stained-glass window. I grew up with the old Confederate soldier Col. Rebel as the mascot for my high school and my college athletic teams. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyCourt facility logically should be near jail Continue reading...

Syria’s Stalingrad

Subscriber only“Devastating and overwhelming.” Those are the conditions in the ancient and oncegreat metropolis of Aleppo. Continue reading...

Well, why not?

Subscriber onlyOnce again, rocker Alice Cooper is running for president. This time with Tom Hanks on the ticket. (Not that Tom Hanks knew about it.) Continue reading...

Letters to the Editor

Subscriber onlyCourt facility logically should be near jail Continue reading...

Vanities, vanities

Subscriber onlyLast week Russian bombers flew out of Iranian air bases to attack rebel positions in Syria. The State Department pretended not to be surprised. It should be. It should be alarmed. Iran’s intensely nationalistic revolutionary regime had never permitted foreign forces to operate from its soil. Until now. Continue reading...

The Crazy Party

Nuts, and not afraid to admit it

Subscriber onlyPolitics are so extreme these days that it's getting so you can't talk about it to anyone if there's a possibility that you might have a contrary view. I think we need to change this extremist political polarity with a new type of candidate. Continue reading...

Letters

Subscriber onlyStill time for change Continue reading...

Others say: A shot at growth

Subscriber onlyLast week's declaration of a public health emergency on Puerto Rico is a reminder of just how badly the commonwealth still needs federal help. The unchecked outbreak of Zika -- more than 10,000 reported cases -- will potentially cost Puerto Rico millions of dollars it doesn't have and make restoring economic growth that much harder. Continue reading...

Obamacare hits a bump

Subscriber onlyMore than 21/2 years have gone by since the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, went fully into effect. Most of the news about health reform since then has been good, defying the dire predictions of right-wing doomsayers. But last week brought some genuine bad news: The giant insurer Aetna announced that it would be pulling out of many of the exchanges, the special insurance markets the law established. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyCity’s single-stream path seems strange Continue reading...