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Bentonville debate brought up to Womack for advice at Centerton meeting

Subscriber onlyCENTERTON -- A Bentonville School Board member brought up the district's proposed Equal Employment Opportunity policy to 3rd District Rep. Steve Womack, R-Rogers., on Wednesday, asking how he would respond to having his motives questioned for opposing such a policy. Continue reading...

Cotton: Fast-track powers to aid state

Obama’s authority unaltered, he says

Subscriber onlyFast-track authority on trade agreements will benefit Arkansas and the United States without expanding the president's power, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark, said Tuesday. Continue reading...

Commentary: Hate doesn't win

South Carolina forgiveness inspires admiration

Subscriber onlyForgiving mass murder is the most Christian thing I've ever heard of. Continue reading...

Used clothes useful, recycling board told

Firms discuss ‘green’ efforts in state

Subscriber onlyEveryone on the continent of Africa could get a new outfit if every American donated four pieces of clothing, a co-owner of a Springdale company told the state Marketing Board for Recyclables on Friday. Continue reading...

Move past bottles, cans recycling board told Friday

Clothes, tons of roofing shingles targeted by Springdale firms

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Everyone on the African continent could get a new outfit if every American donated four pieces of clothing, a co-owner of a Springdale company told the state Marketing Board for Recyclables on Friday. Continue reading...

California's distress shows dangers

Arkansas runs water risks, too, after drying state's aquifers

Subscriber onlyDon't scoff at California too hard. We in Arkansas are not all that different. Granted, we don't grow rice or golf greens in a desert. But we used up easy-to-get-to groundwater in east Arkansas. Continue reading...

Persistent poverty

Number of poor in NW Arkansas higher than ever the here”

Subscriber onlyThe recession ended years ago and the local economy is booming, but the number of poor people in Northwest Arkansas is higher than ever. Continue reading...

Commentary: Still no fan of March primary

Need for change driven by outdated circumstances

Subscriber onlyWhile I may resent state lawmakers' decision to move the state primary up to March 1, I understand it better now that someone took the time to explain it to me. Continue reading...

Zimmerman's court order a surprise, Springdale police say on records

Duggar 911 recording unavailable over questions about report’s release

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Springdale police refused Wednesday to release a May 27 recording of a 911 call involving the Duggar family, citing a court order they say the department was never sent. Continue reading...

Case against Springdale chief lacks report, commission told

Subscriber onlyWashington County Juvenile Court ordered the destruction of key evidence in a complaint against the Springdale police chief, the attorney for the Civil Service Commission said Monday. Continue reading...

Child abuse experts on Duggar case: Early counsel best

Subscriber onlyParents Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar of 19 Kids and Counting fame made one of the most common mistakes families make when addressing sexual misconduct in the home, experts say: They didn't immediately seek outside help. Continue reading...

Fondled were 4 girls in family, Duggars say

Subscriber onlyFour of the girls Joshua Duggar fondled as a teenager were his sisters, and neither they nor their parents knew he had touched them while they slept until he confessed to his parents, family members told the Fox News Channel. Continue reading...

Duggar witness contradicts corporal's claim

Subscriber onlyJoshua James Duggar, now 27, gave a full and frank account of fondling his victims in his 2003 confession to an Arkansas State Police corporal, according to a witness who contradicts a recent account by the former corporal. Continue reading...

Commentary: The age of accountability

Duggar the boy, Duggar the man both did wrong

Subscriber onlyJoshua James Duggar the boy fondled people. Joshua James Duggar the man kept that a secret. Then he accepted a high-profile stone-throwing job in Washington and took his glass house with him. Continue reading...

Commentary: A Memorial Day lesson to remember

Greatness can only come from sacrifice

Subscriber onlyI can't imagine what it's like to have lost someone in Iraq, then hear the second-guessing over the invasion as that topic became a campaign talking point. Continue reading...

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