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GREG HARTON: Triggering solutions

National conversation on violence stuck in neutral

Subscriber onlyYou might think the attack on students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., happened on Valentine's Day, but it was really Groundhog Day. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyAnimals deserve more in Bentonville, county Continue reading...

MIKE MASTERSON: Road through Damascus

Still a speed trap

Subscriber onlyAnxious motorists passing through citation-happy Damascus will continue breathing a little easier since Faulkner County Circuit Judge Chris Carnahan ruled the town's constitutional challenge to Arkansas' speed-trap law as "moot." Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Honor Nolan now

Former Razorback coach deserves accolades on campus

Subscriber onlyPerhaps University of Arkansas administrators can be forgiven if they never again want to hear the name Nolan Richardson used in conjunction with the word "court." Continue reading...

That’ll get attention

Subscriber onlyAssembly members Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, D-San Diego, and Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, have introduced legislation that would ban organized tackle football in California until high school. This will certainly draw ferocious push-back from football fans, those who think government shouldn’t micromanage family decisions and the vast majority of adults who enjoyed playing the sport growing up and didn’t end up with brain damage. But in a nation in which more than 2 million kids play in youth football leagues, the lawmakers have identified a genuine public health issue that demands attention. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyResponses to president may validate his election Continue reading...

Loose Bannon

Subscriber onlyIn the if-you-don't-laugh-you'll-cry department, comes now the one and (thankfully) only Steve Bannon, who we thought left the news columns months ago. Continue reading...

MASTERSON ONLINE: The life of plants

Subscriber onlyAfter completing the 1973 book "The Secret Life of Plants" by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird, it was obvious I’d just read something profound. I spent several minutes afterward contemplating the deeper significance of green life forms from begonias to Brussels sprouts. Continue reading...

DOUG THOMPSON: Break through or be broken

Grim fight ahead in 2018 for Democrats

Subscriber onlyArkansas Democrats are headed for either a modest beginning of a long recovery or a swan song. Which is not clear yet. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Here's your sign ...

Hester’s reaction to one billboard overblown

Subscriber onlyYou've got to hand it to Bart Hester, the laser-focused state senator from Bentonville who is so attuned to the state budget that he sees cost savings on Little Rock billboards while ignoring a blossoming sector of the economy in his hometown. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyLetter a shining example involving a pot, kettle Continue reading...

NWA Letters to the Editor

Subscriber onlyAnimals deserve more Continue reading...

NWA Letters to the Editor

Subscriber onlyResponses to president may validate his election Continue reading...

Letters to the Editor

Subscriber onlyLetter a shining example involving a pot, kettle Continue reading...

GARY SMITH: Feeling the fever

Symptoms reveal it’s time for the Olympics

Subscriber onlyApparently, some random, strange viral infection that looks like the flu but isn't the flu (a distinction without a difference) and strep throat aren't enough. There's another condition sweeping the country -- Olympic Fever. Continue reading...

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