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A valentine story

Subscriber onlyShould all go as planned, at 3 p.m. today in the Wharton Creek Church outside of Huntsville, Brian Conner and Ashley Dawn Emery will pledge their mutual devotion before an intimate gathering of both families. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Why not Cradduck?

Performance at the core of why change is needed

Subscriber onlySeeking a third term as sheriff of Benton County, Kelley Cradduck has faced an onslaught. Continue reading...

What kind of GOP are we?

Early primary could shape state

Subscriber onlyArkansas is Republican now, but what kind? Early voting starts Tuesday in the election that will tell. Continue reading...

What year is this?

Is it 2016, or 1998, or maybe 2025?

Subscriber onlyTO SAVE time, headline writers really should save some of these in type. Whether it’s trouble in the Middle East, Washington spending more tax money than taxpayers have, or the price of Super Bowl ads setting records each year, some headlines never seem to go outta style. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyWho knew what when in Flint, Mich.? Due to Flint, Michigan’s toxic water, 10 people have died of Legionnaire’s Disease and thousands of children have been exposed to levels of lead that can cause irreversible brain damage. Continue reading...

Commentary: A few minutes of your time...

It’s political season, so that means telephone polls

Subscriber onlyThis is why I seldom get called more than once by political polling organizations: Continue reading...

NWA editorial: For the General Assembly

Our advice in area House, Senate races

Subscriber onlyVoters in Benton and Washington counties will, in the March 1 primary, have choices to make in several races for the Arkansas General Assembly. Continue reading...

The aftermath

Subscriber onlyWho had it worst in New Hampshire? Might as well start with the obvious one, but Hillary Clinton’s defeat is unlikely to cost her the nomination. It may be similar to George W. Bush’s landslide loss to John McCain in New Hampshire in 2000. There was a fuss, but nothing more, as it turned out. Continue reading...

Endorsements begin

Contested county offices will be on March 1 ballot

Subscriber onlyTuesday marks the start of early voting for the March 1 primary. While much of the political news has focused on folks named Trump, Cruz, Rubio, Sanders, Clinton, and others, voters in Arkansas will also made decisions about Republican and Democratic party nominees for the general election and final decisions on some judicial races. Continue reading...

The war on heroes

Subscriber onlyThe first step is to erase all the heroes of the past from the historical record. Or as poor Winston Smith was told in 1984, he who controls the past controls the present, and he who controls the present controls the future. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyJordan has Fayetteville’s interests at heart I was very happy to read in Saturday’s Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette that Lioneld Jordan has decided to run for a third term as mayor of Fayetteville. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: Not ready to hatch yet

Subscriber onlyIt is not nearly time to set the general election matchup. Continue reading...

Others say: Prepared to serve?

Subscriber onlyNot everyone embraces the idea of women serving in military combat roles. Continue reading...

Between the lines: Without Huckabee

State nears early primary lacking its native son

Subscriber onlyMike Huckabee kept his sense of humor even as he dropped a second bid for the presidency. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: All thumbs

Thoughts about Hogs tickets, community colleges

Subscriber onlyLately, it's been tempting to hide our thumbs in a warm pair of gloves, especially with the bone-chilling winds the last couple of days. But sometimes you just have to whip them out and give people a sign of how things are going, and mostly, that's been pretty good lately. Continue reading...

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