Doug Thompson

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Doug Thompson: A refreshing lack of euphoria

Resolve shown at Fayetteville rally

Subscriber onlyWhether a life mattered is decided at the trial of the killer. And if there's a killing but no trial, can anyone really say the lost life truly mattered? Continue reading...

Springdale transition center for parolees possible

Springale office building mulled as site

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- A donated office building in north Springdale is available to house 50 or more state parolees, and the new owners are looking for a Northwest Arkansas group to spearhead the project. Continue reading...

Black Lives Matter never excluded others, Fayetteville panelists say

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- There is no "only" in the phrase "Black Lives Matter," and support of the movement does not imply there is, a diverse group of 500 were told Monday night. Continue reading...

Commentary: 19th Amendment people matter most

Women voters shun Trump in droves, polls show

Subscriber onlyJust one thing still matters in the presidential race. It's not emails, Benghazi, Russia, immigration or anything WikiLeaks might cough up. Continue reading...

New robotics center, bridge receive grants

Subscriber onlyA new center to teach Northwest Arkansas workers to program, operate and fix advanced industrial robots will open this fall in the former headquarters of the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce. Continue reading...

Doug Thompson: Pre-K is a live wire

Pre-K proves to be a live wire

Subscriber onlyI learned two things last Saturday.That's when the state Republican Party's convention removed all mention of support for state-funded pre-kindergarten from their platform. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas robotics center, bridge recieve grants

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- A new center to teach Northwest Arkansas workers to program, operate and fix advanced industrial robots will open in Fayetteville in the fall, in the former headquarters of the city's chamber of commerce. Continue reading...

GOP removes pre-K plank

Subscriber onlyAll mention of prekindergarten education was struck from the state Republican Party platform on Saturday. Continue reading...

Doug Thompson: Life's dollar value

Damage award limits go very far

Subscriber onlySuppose my mother had died of neglect or some other terrible lapse in a nursing home. This example is hypothetical for me, thank goodness, but not for everyone. Continue reading...

Doug Thompson: Watergate and Russians, 2016

Trump’s ring-kissing of Russia is alarming

Subscriber onlyThe only difference between hacking and burglary is the technique. Continue reading...

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