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Ted Talley: U.S. voters were mad

With ballots, Americans weren’t taking it anymore

Subscriber onlyMost people know the phrase "I'm as mad as hell and I'm not gonna take this anymore." But unless you are of qualifying age for AARP membership, you may not know the origin. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Between a Rock and a ...

Centerton’s chief tries to untangle bad arrest

Subscriber onlyIt's a sad turn of events when a police officer has to be disciplined or fired. Continue reading...

Let’s be clear as mud

Just go out there and confuse ’em

Subscriber only“Diplomacy is the art of saying ‘Nice doggie’ until you can find a rock.” —Will Rogers Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyYMCA’s closing leaves a void for avid user Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: On the ‘no-rules’ frontier

Subscriber onlyIt was spring when Bud Cummins provided a glimpse of the coming Trump Revolution. Continue reading...

Hoyt Purvis: Facts, fiction or none of the above

A few recommendations for winter reading

Subscriber onlyAt this time of year, I customarily write a column about books -- notable, interesting, subjects of special significance, usually recent volumes. Continue reading...

Brenda Blagg: Viva la Cuba

Hutchinson, farmers see possibilities in island nation

Subscriber onlyThe death of Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary, has understandably sparked new questions about future U.S. relations with the island nation. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: In remembrance, still

Attack on Pearl Harbor was 75 years ago today

Subscriber onlyIt is getting harder to "remember Pearl Harbor." Continue reading...

MIKE MASTERSON: Meaningful change

Beyond headlines

Subscriber onlyThe headline topping a small story in the back of a recent paper surely was intriguing enough to attract lots of readers. "Arkansas man steals six beers, tries to give back four." Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Eyes on the road

Vehicle-tracking program hasn’t proven its worth

Subscriber onlyIt's 2016, and don't doubt for a second whether Big Brother is watching. Continue reading...

Others say: Europe's populists not going away anytime soon

Subscriber onlyEurope's revolt against politics as usual is anything but contained. Governments across the European Union were just beginning to celebrate the defeat of Austria's hard-right Freedom Party in Sunday's presidential election when the news arrived from Italy: Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will resign after his crushing defeat in the referendum on constitutional reform. Continue reading...

Lowell Grisham: Post-election conversations

Many are asking: Where do we go from here?

Subscriber onlySo many people have initiated conversations with me since the election. Pastors are listeners. A safe ear. Several have spoken about how traumatized they feel. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: The flim-flam factor

Trump tweets less important than his governance

Subscriber onlyDid Donald Trump have a extramarital affair with Vladimir Putin? Continue reading...

Many questions, no answers

Not transparent

Subscriber onlyIt's taken months for the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (cough) to finally announce to the public that the suspicious large plume and suspected fracture cited beneath the corner of a massive hog waste lagoon at C&H Hog Farms apparently contains nothing overly foul. Continue reading...

Brenda Blagg: Student counsel

UA classmates push for more safety surrounding scooters

Subscriber onlyA scooter safety awareness effort begun on the University of Arkansas campus needs to be extended to all of Fayetteville and beyond. Continue reading...

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