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Who said that?

Doubt anonymous sources, but not their necessity

Subscriber onlyIn nearly 30 years as a print journalist — all but four of them here in my native state of Arkansas — I cannot recall using anonymous sources as the basis for a story. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: Driven to distraction

Stickers offer a way to say “stay out of my way”

Subscriber onlyExcept for those fully committed to getting around on foot or by pedaling in their day-to-day lives, residents of Northwest Arkansas remain pretty devoted to their cars and trucks. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: Death revisited

Executions a difficult brand of justice, but still justice

Subscriber onlyArkansas wrapped up its eight days of executions Thursday night. Despite the image pushed by those outside the state -- and a few inside its borders -- I don't think any Arkansan is salivating for a repeat of what critics called a "conveyor belt" of death. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: It's not complicated

College doesn’t need to imagine all gun scenarios

Subscriber onlyIt should come as no surprise Northwest Arkansas Community College trustees did last week as they've done for four years by voting to ban people with concealed carry permits from bringing handguns onto campus. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: Death approaches

After 12-year delay, state prepares to kill again

Subscriber onlyKilling people is filled with moral incongruity. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: Just a bill

Lawmakers find few places they’re unwilling to go

Subscriber onlyWith the 2017 session of the General Assembly nearly complete, it's time to breathe a sigh of relief. That means Arkansans didn't reach the point of watching their lawmakers debate a bill to prevent transgender holders of concealed-carry permits who are covered by the Medicare expansion from toting their firearms into the wrong bathrooms of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: The artful dodgers

Sessions, parties playing the games of D.C.’s ‘swamp’

Subscriber onlyIn an increasingly digital world in which click-bait headlines and less substance rule, details matter more than ever. The political powers hope -- with some evidence they're right -- that Americans are content with generalities. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: Town hall tumult

Womack, Cotton get earfuls, but don’t expect them to change

Subscriber onlyLast week's town hall meetings in Northwest Arkansas were vital events that accomplished virtually nothing in terms of governing this nation. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: A moving target

Senate complicates Charlie Collins’ campus-carry bill

Subscriber onlyWithout question, if some murder-focused assailant opened fire on a college campus and I was a member of the faculty or staff nearby, at that moment I would want a gun to give me and those around me the best chance for survival. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: Crossing someone's line

Everyone has an opinion these days, thank goodness

Subscriber only"You're an idiot," was the caller's final remark. Continue reading...

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Springdale police and firefighters work the scene of a three-vehicle accident Tuesday at Don Tyson P...

Springdale police and firefighters work the scene of a three-vehicle accident Tuesday at Don Tyson Parkway and Thompson Street in ...

Published: September 26, 2012

Caroline Solloway, 10, right, of Little Rock, explains Thursday the inspiration behind her artwork t...

Caroline Solloway, 10, right, of Little Rock, explains Thursday the inspiration behind her artwork that won a Keep Fayetteville Be...

Published: August 10, 2012

Hunter Rogers, right, with the Jones Center, loads bags Thursday filled with backpacks and school su...

Hunter Rogers, right, with the Jones Center, loads bags Thursday filled with backpacks and school supplies from Gordan and Linda S...

Published: August 10, 2012

The Cosmopolitan Hotel

The Cosmopolitan Hotel

Published: November 4, 2011

Construction workers demolish the McDonalds restaurant at 1641 N. College Avenue Wednesday, Jan. 19,...

Construction workers demolish the McDonalds restaurant at 1641 N. College Avenue Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, to make way for constru...

Published: January 19, 2011

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