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Climate change promoting spread of diseases

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Others say: "Redesign" at State Department looks like retreat

The Washington Post

Subscriber onlyWhat is going on at the State Department? Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has begun a "redesign" and has spent much of this year working on it. There is not an agency in government that could not benefit from a fresh look, but the importance of the State Department's mission should not be in doubt. Does Tillerson really intend to strengthen diplomacy as a tool for dealing with persistent global problems, or is this an exercise in slashing at the people and offices necessary to represent the United States abroad, defend its interests and keep a watch on the future? Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Give'em Yell!

Replacement monument should be accurate

Subscriber only"Don't accept the limitations of other people who claim things are 'unchangeable'. If it's written in stone, bring your hammer and chisel." Continue reading...

FRAN ALEXANDER: Lost down the river

Organization calls on Tyson to do more

Subscriber onlyIf we follow the Mississippi River's watershed to its terminus, we reach the Gulf of Mexico. Cradled by five states, this water has long suffered body blows from humankind. Oil spills, pipeline breaks, chemical leaks, wetland depletion, wildlife habitat destruction, shipping waste and traffic, and runoff from sewers, parking lots, golf courses, industries, lawns, farms and the crunched remains of hurricane-demolished cities have all happened to the Gulf. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

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Watch your language

American dialects are alive and well

Subscriber onlyJENNIFER Christman of Arkansas' Newspaper went straight to the source the other day to describe how she'd lost her early morning gig with a local radio station. As she wrote, "I was downsized, involuntarily terminated, unassigned, restructured, relieved of duties, dehired, decruited, discontinued, defunded, freed up for the future and career transitioned." Or in short, "fired." Continue reading...

Careful what you wish for

Subscriber onlyThe calls for impeachment of Donald Trump from prominent Democrats are both understandable and at the same time baffling. Continue reading...

Letters

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Manufacturers drive U.S. gun control debate

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Guest writer: Apprenticeships support industry, employees

College, businesses partner for high-demand training

Subscriber onlyIf you have needed a plumber to fix a burst pipe or a skilled technician to get your heat pump back online, you already know a little about the value of apprenticeships. This week, we're observing National Apprenticeship Week in Arkansas and throughout the nation. It's a celebration that offers leaders in business, labor, education, and other critical partners a chance to express their support for apprenticeships. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: Acquiring the target

Violence solutions require focus of gun advocates, foes

Subscriber onlyIn the Walker Room of the Fayetteville Public Library, about 150 people sat and stood for Thursday evening's panel discussion on what to do about gun violence. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

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The abortionist’s song

New verse, same old discord

Subscriber onlyREADERS of Arkansas’ Newspaper may not be familiar with the name John T. Noonan Jr., for he served as a judge for a different appellate circuit. But his death this spring was mourned by all those who love and respect the endangered species ironically called Homo sapiens, or rational man. Or as Justice Noonan, an eloquent critic of the U.S. Supreme Court’s pro-death jurisprudence, just put it for the Human Life Review: Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Belay that excitement

Subscriber onlyDemocrats are ecstatic because they won state and local races Tuesday in a few blue places they were supposed to win, but did so by margins larger than expected. Continue reading...

MIKE MASTERSON: Elvis lives

Whole lotta shakin'

Subscriber onlyTo many at the Halloween party in Harrison, the tall, slender young man with dark hair, brown eyes and a wide, handsome face was another busy helper among others arranging decorations for maximum "boo effect." Continue reading...