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Between the lines: Collins takes aim, again, at universities

Fayetteville lawmaker pushes right to carry weapon on campus

Allowing concealed-carry weapons on campus was a bad idea in 2013. It is just as bad an idea now. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: A call (or text) to action

The Washington County Quorum Court got off to a bad start Thursday. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: Hutchison Takes The Reins

New governor set to focus on arkansas’ economics

And so it begins, this historic session of the Arkansas General Assembly, complete with Republicans in control of both chambers and Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson at the helm of state government. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: Is State Highway Funding On Road To No Where?

Motorists in Arkansas pay for the poor condition of state roads. Or, so says a recent report from a data-gathering organization called TRIP. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: What's Beebe's Future?

Gov. Mike Beebe is presumably down to his last days in public office. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: Open Meetings, Records Serve All

Subscriber onlyWith this week's swearing in of newly elected officials, it is as good a time as any to remind them -- and the people they serve -- of their obligations to open government. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: Time For Campaigners To Become Leaders

Subscriber onlyYear's end comes with great anticipation for some and no small amount of trepidation for others. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: All Lives Matter, Don't They?

Subscriber onlyChristmas finds a lot of Americans with heavy hearts. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: Attorney Mess Unsustainable

Subscriber onlyThis situation in Rogers with the city attorney is simply untenable. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: Budget Confines Prison Options

Subscriber onlyArkansas prison authorities say the state must consider building a costly new prison, a maximum-security unit that would hold 1,000 inmates and help -- but not solve --a chronic overcrowding problem. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: Regrouping To Fight Discrimination

Subscriber onlyOrdinance 119 is gone. The issue is not. Continue reading...

Commentary: State's Gamble No Sure Bet

Subscriber onlyState legislators couldn't have found much encouragement in a report from consultants examining the Arkansas lottery. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: Discrimination Law Faces Voters

Subscriber onlyFayetteville voters will decide on Tuesday whether to keep or repeal an anti-discrimination ordinance that is steeped in controversy. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: Should State Moves Its Presidential Primary, Again?

Subscriber onlyA recent proposal for an early Southern state presidential primary in 2016 might not get a warm welcome in Arkansas. Continue reading...

Between The Lines: Obama Moves On Immigration

Subscriber onlyThousands of Arkansas families have more to be thankful for this week, thanks to President Barack Obama's recent executive order to keep certain immigrants from being deported. Continue reading...

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