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Joined at the hip

The UA’s shaky foundation

Subscriber onlyJust where does the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville end and its Razorback Foundation begin? That’s a question best addressed in the courtroom, but it should also be tackled in the court of public opinion, where We the People have every right to our say. For the answer involves the public’s money — a great deal of it. Just how much remains a mystery, perhaps by intent. For if the total amount involved can’t be determined, how assure that it’ll be used — every penny of it — for the public good, somehow, some way? It’s enough of a puzzle to cross an accountant’s eyes and leave tax lawyers debating from here to eternity. Continue reading...

Dept. of Educanto

Paperwork to the rescue!

Subscriber onlyWhat a load of educanto is being dumped on an all-too-suspecting public. Continue reading...

How did he get his guns?

Subscriber onlyThere were plenty of warning signs about Travis J. Reinking. He once told police that music superstar Taylor Swift was stalking him and hacking into his phone. Another time, he barged into a community pool, jumping into the water wearing a woman’s pink housecoat and challenging lifeguards to a fight. Then there was his arrest by the Secret Service for breaching White House security because he wanted to meet with the president. Continue reading...

Castro’s playbook

Subscriber onlyNicaragua suddenly exploded over the weekend with an outpouring of discontent with President/dictator Daniel Ortega. Thousands took to the streets, starting on Wednesday. By Sunday, the clashes with government forces had left as many as 30 dead, with casualties on both sides. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: To be red in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyLet us now introduce the typical Arkansas Republican voter. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Preservation, or else

Fayetteville weighs historic district powers

Subscriber onlyShould Fayetteville put some regulatory teeth in its code of ordinances to more tightly control what property owners within historic areas of the city can do with their properties? Continue reading...

BRENDA BLAGG: Not in the cards?

Casino advocates struggle for attorney general’s approval

Subscriber onlyDriving Arkansas Forward has stalled again. Continue reading...

HOYT PURVIS: Foreign policy must recognize global connections

Isolation isn’t option when evaluating impacts

Subscriber onlyA successful foreign policy cannot be formulated or implemented in a vacuum -- domestically or internationally. Continue reading...

Trust but … you know

Promises out of Pyongyang? Verify, verify, verify

Subscriber onlyPolonius: What do you read, my Lord? Continue reading...

MIKE MASTERSON: Rootin’ for a permit

Back on Buffalo

Subscriber onlyAfter appealing the state's denial of a Regulation 5 permit in the Buffalo National River watershed, owners of C&H Hog Farms are trying to cover their interests by applying for another form of five-year permit. Continue reading...

OTHERS SAY: A lifelong endeavor

Subscriber onlyThe world's rich countries face a looming challenge in education: Too many of their citizens lack the skills and credentials needed for the jobs of the future. To keep people productively engaged in work in the coming decades, and to ensure that economies maintain robust growth, governments, educators and employers will need to make lasting investments in a new class of students: adults. Continue reading...

LOWELL GRISHAM: Modern affirmations

Christian leaders offer ‘confession’ in time of crisis

Subscriber onlyAn impressive group of 19 American Christian leaders -- Protestant, Evangelical and Catholic; black and white -- shared a retreat together this past Ash Wednesday. I would like to use this column to offer some highlights of their published letter, "A Confession of Faith in a Time of Crisis." (Read the entire text online at reclaimingjesus.org.) Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Waste deep

Region’s practices need constant review

Subscriber onlyThroughout Northwest Arkansas' cities and rural areas, there's a constant flow that's as much a part of the region's culture as its entrepreneurial spirit, its porcine attachment and its affection for these hills and valleys comprising the Ozarks. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyNarrowing busy streets not answer in Fayetteville Continue reading...

NWA Letters to the Editor

Subscriber onlyNarrowing busy streets Continue reading...

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