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Familiar faces race in Rogers

Subscriber onlyThe Republican primary for District 94 in the state House is between Rep. Rebecca Petty, the incumbent of Rogers, and the legislator she succeeded, Debra Hobbs. Continue reading...

Businessmen compete for District 81

Subscriber onlyThe state House District 81 Republican primary is a race between two businessmen who said they moved to Crawford County more than three decades apart largely to give their children a better life. Continue reading...

Commentary: Change agents sputter in Iowa

Radical change agents sputter in Iowa

Subscriber onlyHillary Clinton suffered two setbacks in Iowa on Monday. Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., didn't inflict either one. In fact, he suffered worse. Continue reading...

Incumbent, 2 rivals vying for House seat

Subscriber onlyRep. Jana Della Rosa, R-Rogers, faces two Republican primary opponents in her re-election bid for House District 90. Continue reading...

Two identify issues in Senate District 7

Subscriber onlyThe state Senate District 7 contest in Springdale and Elkins pits two longtime supporters of Gov. Asa Hutchinson against each other in the Republican primary. Continue reading...

McCollum, Scott vie for House seat

State Rep. Sue Scott, R-Rogers, faces a Republican primary challenger who is critical of Scott's vote on the state's private-option health care plan, the second such challenge in two elections. Continue reading...

Rogers House race draw three hopefuls -- again

ROGERS -- Rep. Jana Della Rosa, R-Rogers, faces two Republican primary opponents in her re-election bid for House District 90. Continue reading...

Williams, Gaines vie for GOP House seat

SPRINGDALE -- The Republican primary for Springdale's District 89 state House race is between a Washington County government veteran and a Springdale Planning Commission member who said he is open to all perspectives. Continue reading...

Eads, Lloyd in key senate contest

Subscriber onlyThe state Senate District 7 contest in Springdale and Elkins pits two longtime supporters of Gov. Asa Hutchinson against each other in the Republican primary. Continue reading...

Commentary: A weekend at Bernie's

Iowa more troubling for Dems than GOP

Subscriber onlyAn unelectable zealot is one option. One of the most polarizing figures in American public life is the other. And those are the Democrats' choices. Their third candidate is on no one's radar. Continue reading...

Test lab to hinge on costs

NW Arkansans requst crime unit

Subscriber onlyGov. Asa Hutchinson wants a branch of the state Crime Laboratory in Northwest Arkansas, but analysts have yet to determine if the savings would be worth the cost, he said in a recent interview. Continue reading...

Commentary: Governor's road plan corners opponents

Governor’s road plan puts doubters in a bind

Subscriber onlyDuck-calling platforms and fireworks, or highways? The governor's highway plan is neither that simple nor harmless, but it includes such an appeal. Continue reading...

Cradduck gives daily duties to chief deputy

Sheriff cites ‘recent events,” need to campaign

Subscriber onlyBenton County Sheriff Kelley Cradduck said Thursday he'll hand over the daily operation of his office to his chief deputy as he campaigns for re-election and deals with "recent events." Continue reading...

Sheriff Cradduck's concealed carry instructor registration suspended

Arkansas State Police has suspended the registration of Benton County Sheriff Kelley Cradduck to teach required courses to those seeking a concealed handgun carry license. Continue reading...

Vaccines and highway funding

Subscriber onlySometimes, problems get solved. Sometimes, the solution leaves very few traces of the old problem. Then the thing that cured the problem looks useless and, to some, perhaps even harmful. Continue reading...

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