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Author: State's fix doesn't stop bias toward gays

Online columnist talks at UA

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- After a flurry of national media attention and jousting between the Arkansas Legislature and governor, Arkansas' Religious Freedom Restoration Act still allows discrimination against gay people, a national activist told students at the University of Arkansas School of Law. Continue reading...

Downtown tunnel nearly fixed in Eureka Springs

Subscriber onlyWorkers in Eureka Springs have refilled a gaping hole in a parking lot between two historic buildings on Main Street -- The Auditorium, built in 1929, and Carroll County's Western District courthouse, built in 1908. Continue reading...

Top Cherokee stumps in state

As election nears, chief visits tribe’s Fayetteville residents

Subscriber onlyThe principal chief of the Cherokee Nation worked the crowd Monday night at Mount Sequoyah Methodist Assembly at a "meet and greet" with Northwest Arkansas Cherokees. Continue reading...

Scalia says merits of statutes not his call

Subscriber onlyMOUNTAIN HOME -- Between fishing for rainbow trout and hunting for turkeys in northern Arkansas, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia spoke twice Thursday at Arkansas State University in Mountain Home. Continue reading...

Scalia: Statutes' merit not my call

Justice visits Mountain Home

Subscriber onlyBetween fishing for rainbow trout and hunting for turkeys in northern Arkansas, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia spoke twice Thursday at Arkansas State University in Mountain Home. Continue reading...

Lawyer: Malware located on drive

Says city police’s attorney sent it

Subscriber onlyA lawyer representing three Fort Smith police officers in a whistleblower case said Monday that someone tried to hack into his computer by giving him an external hard drive contaminated with malicious software. Continue reading...

Jokes in files given to UA by Bumpers

Subscriber onlyTiny towns and talking dogs were topics of jokes for former U.S. Sen. Dale Bumpers. Continue reading...

To beat storms, town pitches in to fix bridge

Subscriber onlyZINC -- When an 87-year-old footbridge over Sugar Orchard Creek collapsed in June, the people in Zinc in Boone County knew they didn't have time to apply for a grant to get it fixed. Continue reading...

Swept-away driver found in creek

Subscriber onlyThe body of George Joseph Pyshny, 56, of Carroll County, was recovered Monday from the Leatherwood Creek arm of Table Rock Lake. Continue reading...

Reynolds winding up years of giving

Its legacy visible across Arkansas

Subscriber onlyA $10 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation transformed this city's public library into a showplace and destination. Continue reading...

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Roy Reed, at his home in Hogeye, recalls the 1965 events in Selma, Ala.

Roy Reed, at his home in Hogeye, recalls the 1965 events in Selma, Ala.

Published: February 1, 2015

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden - Arno Michaelis, a former "racist skinhead," spoke Wednesday ...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden - Arno Michaelis, a former "racist skinhead," spoke Wednesday April 2, 2014, to a crowd of a...

Published: April 3, 2014

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Bill Solleder, executive director of Low Key Arts of Hot Sprin...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Bill Solleder, executive director of Low Key Arts of Hot Springs, introduces a program of sh...

Published: January 26, 2014

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Charles O'Donnell is co-owner of the Dickson Street Bookshop, ...

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Charles O'Donnell is co-owner of the Dickson Street Bookshop, which opened in 1978.

Published: January 5, 2014

Filmmakers shoot a scene Wednesday in Hindsville for the movie Valley Inn. In the scene, mourners ar...

Filmmakers shoot a scene Wednesday in Hindsville for the movie Valley Inn. In the scene, mourners are walking from a funeral back ...

Published: July 14, 2013

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