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Subscriber onlyNation's collapse will be rooted in its deficit Continue reading...

NWA Letters to the Editor

Subscriber onlyTo protect national river, stop eating pork products Continue reading...

NWA Letters to the Editor

Subscriber onlyQuorum Court wastes Continue reading...

Her name was Roberta

Subscriber onlyWhat a difference an "a" can make. Continue reading...

COMMENTARY: Consider the entire story

White men unnerved, like everyone else in past

Subscriber onlyWhen I try to imagine what it might feel like to be a man, particularly a white man at this moment in time, I imagine what it would feel like to walk into a screening of "The Karate Kid" with only four minutes left in the movie. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Welcome the spotlight

Public housing gets its moment in Fayetteville

Subscriber onlyThe Fayetteville Housing Authority board, ostensibly a front line in the eternal battle against poverty and homelessness, right now resembles the conditions in some of its federally subsidized housing. Its numbers are short of where they need to be. Its members and staff wish their circumstances where better. And sometimes, they're at the mercy of forces beyond their control. Continue reading...

Letters to the editor

Subscriber onlyMarkham Hill plans won't help the turtles Continue reading...

TED TALLEY: The musical change of seasons

Region delivers multiple offerings for ears

Subscriber onlyAugust heat continues, yet summer nears an end. Seasons don't technically change until the Sept. 22 equinox, but events approaching on the calendar tell us autumn leaves will soon be aflutter. Just as New Orleanians know winter Carnival season is officially over when the Rex and Comus krewe queens meet in midnight pomp on Fat Tuesday, Northwest Arkansans know summer ends when Queen Concordia is crowned and the last spaghetti dinner is served at the Tontitown Grape Festival Saturday night. Pediatric metabolisms barely have time to expel the carnival midway cotton candy and funnel cakes before back-to school on Monday morning. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Thursday's thumbs

History, healthcare, education get boosts

Subscriber onlyTime for some Thursday thumbs: Continue reading...

Justice comes for the Cardinal

Subscriber onlyTheodore Edgar McCarrick got away with his act for decades as he rose through the ranks of the Holy Mother Church, covering up not only his own sins but those of others as he foisted errant priests on innocent congregations. Continue reading...

Tired story we can't let go

Subscriber onlyThe first summer of Meghan Markle's royalty is coming to an end and, as a diligent student of her tabloid coverage, here is what I have learned: She is going to Balmoral for the queen's summer holiday, and that will be a test. She had her first solo outing with the queen, in Cheshire, and that was a test. She crossed her legs and not her ankles once in public, and that was a test she failed, but then she sat next to the toilets in the economy section of an airplane when she flew to the south of France, and that was a test she passed. Continue reading...

NWA Letters to the Editor

Subscriber onlyPush for public right Continue reading...

Brummett online: The future for Democrats

Subscriber onlyThe state Democratic Party is anxious to showcase 34-year-old educator Megan Godfrey in her unlikely challenge to Republican state Rep. Jeff Williams in Springdale, long decidedly Republican. Continue reading...

BRENDA BLAGG: Term limits redux

Advocates for 10-year cap get measure on ballot

Subscriber onlyHere we go again, Arkansas. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Same as it ever was

One antidote to government’s eternal growth

Subscriber onlyWhat? The government ending an unnecessary practice? Since when does government end anything, even after a program or practice has run its course? Continue reading...