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Letter to the Editor: Land For Park Should Be Purchased

Subscriber onlyFayetteville has an incredible opportunity to expand one of its most used and appreciated public areas, Gulley Park, by acquiring the adjacent 11-acre Dunn property. Continue reading...

It’s in their makeup

There once was a shade-tree political consultant who got fired by a politician who accused him—falsely, I hope to heck—of just flat-dab making up a poll. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: Crime, Punishment = More Prison Space

Subscriber onlyPrisons are among the most unpopular expenditures of public money, yet Arkansas may have to find a way to build a new one. Continue reading...

How We See It: Pre-kindergarten Funds Reinforce Hope For Future

Subscriber onlyAsk any candidate for statewide office about the important issues facing Arkansans. Chances are, education will be one of the first words out of their mouths. Continue reading...

No Political Solutions In Store

Subscriber onlyNo Political Solutions In Store Continue reading...

Public Viewpoint: What About Korean Veterans and Families?

Subscriber onlyWhat About Korean Veterans and Families? Continue reading...

Commentary: Congress Only Patches Road Fund Shortfall

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department is working to pave the last gravel state highway. It's an 8-mile stretch of road that runs north from Crawford County into Washington County in Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

How We See It: Crude Visitor Does Not Reflect Arkansas Values

Subscriber only"It is my hope that these visiting scholars see this isolated incident for what it was, and that it is not in any way reflective of how honored we are to have them in our state and on our campuses." Continue reading...

Commentary: Abortion Rights Supports Demand Stronger Support From Political Allies

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How We See It: Quorum Court Fails Leadership Test; Puts Off Tough Decision On Ambulance Service

Subscriber onlyThe lack of leadership displayed by members of the Benton County Quorum Court continues to astound. The latest example: a bizarre series of votes Thursday in which justices of the peace approved ordinances establishing methods to raise taxes to pay for rural ambulance service, but defeated a resolution to actually set a special election for residents to vote on them. Continue reading...

Cheers for Cooper

Subscriber onlyLots of folks across our state have been anxiously following (and cheering for) young Cooper Lair of Little Rock as he's used his considerable intellect to steadily march into the semifinals of the hit TV game show Jeopardy (Teen Tournament version). Continue reading...

The Problem Starts a Long Way from Our Border

A Dime Spent on Coffee Beats a Dollar Spent on Border Patrols

Subscriber only"Unfortunately, it looks like we're on track to do absolutely nothing" -- Sen. John Cornyn, R-Tex., on Congress and children at the border. Continue reading...

Commentary: America's Biggest Hypocrites Support Liberal Causes

Subscriber onlyLiberal mega-donor Tom Steyer, failing to raise any significant outside money for his global warming Super PAC, turned to one of his San Francisco neighbors for a million dollar check. It was Herb Sandler, the sub prime mortgage lender at the heart of the housing crisis, and like Steyer a huge hypocrite. Continue reading...

Commentary: Madison County To Tackle New Sales Tax Proposal

Subscriber onlyAnother Northwest Arkansas county has taxing issues. Continue reading...

Commentary: Children Fleeing Oppression, Death Should Be Welcomed By Christians

Subscriber onlyWhat is a Christian response to the influx of unaccompanied minors from Central America? Why, of course -- we are to love them! Continue reading...

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