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Greg Harton: The good, the bad and ...

Lawmakers have varied ideas of necessary laws

Subscriber only"Even if it's a good idea but it's a bad piece of legislation, it shouldn't get out of this committee until it's a good idea and a good piece of legislation." Continue reading...

Greg Harton: The gifts of Northwest Arkansas

Region has so much for which residents can be thankful

Subscriber onlyWhen it comes to the gifts of 2016, it's easy to put our circumstances in Northwest Arkansas in perspective. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: Who's your ... parent?

Are birth certificates about biology, parenting or both?

Subscriber onlyPeople of the same sex who want to make a matrimonial commitment to one another, one recognized in all the legal ways a heterosexual marriage is, won a monumental victory in the U.S. Supreme Court last year in Obergefell vs. Hodges. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: The flim-flam factor

Trump tweets less important than his governance

Subscriber onlyDid Donald Trump have a extramarital affair with Vladimir Putin? Continue reading...

Greg Harton: The American president

Listen to Clinton: President Trump deserves a chance

Subscriber onlyI left the newsroom early last Tuesday evening, having done my work during the unnervingly quiet hours of the day shift. Most of the reporters and news editors had come in during the afternoon, prepared for the quadrennial slog known as election night. Continue reading...

Hogging the spotlight: Players use UA program as megaphone for their cause

Subscriber only"Our Razorbacks don't just represent the University of Arkansas -- they are the pride of an entire state." Continue reading...

Greg Harton: A pre-election purge

Casting a ballot too early leaves no room for ‘surprises’

Subscriber onlyNext Monday will be the day before the election. I generally don't like writing about election-related issues so close the actual Election Day, so I figured I'd better clear my mind this week. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: Guilt by association

It’s not fair, but our actions reflect on others

Subscriber onlyMy drive between events my sons were involved in recently took me from downtown toward the west side of Fayetteville. Weaving through the Wilson Park area, I spotted several Tom Terminella for Mayor signs. Someone had spray painted a couple of the larger ones. It looked like the "artist" didn't attempt to do anything other than deface the campaigns signs. If the paint represented any symbol, it was unintelligible. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: The price of admission

If casinos come to Arkansas, make sure local communities benefit

Subscriber onlyWhew! Continue reading...

Greg Harton: Easy as 1-2-3

New machines make Washington County voting a snap

Subscriber onlyWhen it comes to voting, I like doing it on Election Day. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: A bad bet for county

Proposal would turn Washington County into gambling destination

Subscriber onlyThis fall, as a new school year got under way at the University of Arkansas, families from across Arkansas sent 2,434 of their sons and daughters to Fayetteville to begin their college education. Another 2,533 students from other states became freshmen as well. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: A bird from the south

Fort Smith dresses up part of Fayetteville with art

Subscriber only"You'll never guess what I just saw in downtown Fayetteville?" Continue reading...

Greg Harton: Money talks, but doesn't decide

Debate over downtown courts in Bentonville continues

Subscriber onlyIf the powers-that-be want to keep the courts of Benton County in downtown Bentonville, here's an idea: Build the Walton Arts Center's second campus there with a few extra floors stacked on top for the courts. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: Do the issues matter?

Presidential contest isn’t just about the personalities

Subscriber onlyThe 2016 presidential campaign is as mind-boggling as one could imagine. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: Producing results

State tries to put achievement in higher ed funding formula

Subscriber onlyDo you remember hearing about lawmakers taking the challenge to live off what a typical food stamp recipient gets through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program? It's a dramatic if misleading way to help people understand the challenges one might face if he's depending on government assistance. Continue reading...

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