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GREG HARTON: Staying in the know

Journalists have a duty to ask question after question

Subscriber onlyThere once was a man who lived in an ivory structure in a very important city. He had asked for the opportunity to live there, knowing full well his every move would be watched, his ever utterance analyzed, his every policy scrutinized. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: In my back yard?

Will residents embrace community-changing alterations?

Subscriber only"When it comes to someone actually building housing, on your block or on a block near you, people don't want it. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: Inside the lines

Border control makes sense with robust legal immigration

Subscriber onlyEighteen years ago, in a distant time known as BK (before kids), my wife and I tossed backpacks on and took a fascinating trek through portions of Europe. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: The search for unity

Methodists struggle to align with all its members

Subscriber onlyOne Sunday back in March, members of the First United Methodist Church in Louisville, Miss., took a vote. The outcome reflected what its 12-million member denomination isn't. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: The truth is out there

Press will always be thorn in side to those in power

Subscriber onlyThe press is, indeed, the enemy. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: The sound of music

It’s not always welcome, even in Fayetteville

Subscriber onlyWhen it comes to home buying and city planning, there's an adage that suggests "If you don't like the noise, don't move in next to an airport." Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: Pardon me, Trump says

Arguments about presidential power not inspiring at all

Subscriber onlyForget Harry and Meghan. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: Honoring their sacrifice

This Memorial Day, what kind of nation will we make it?

Subscriber onlyWhat do Memorial Day and the 2018 election season have to do with each other? Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: Such a waste

Landfill expansion points to need to recycle, reduce

Subscriber onlyThe probable expansion of the privately operated Eco-Vista Landfill, owned and lovingly named by Waste Management, is a testament to our region's normalcy. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: A beautiful day

First U2 concert a bucket list experience

Subscriber onlyAnyone walking into my office Friday was likely to get a dose of U2, the Irish band that's been rocking with the same four members -- Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. -- since 1976. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: A taxing proposition

Preserving natural areas can hurt schools, library, taxpayers

Subscriber onlyCould a city's desire to preserve natural space end up costing taxpayers more or do harm to local schools? Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: Peeping Mark?

Through social media, we users say “come on in”

Subscriber onlyMark Zuckerberg, founder of the social media site Facebook, went all old-fashioned last week by physically sitting down before members of Congress to answer questions about privacy and his company's capacity to protect it. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: Single-minded shortcomings

Responsible voting demands a complex evaluation

Subscriber onlyHave you yet been convinced to cast your next vote -- for members of Congress, the state Legislature or other offices -- on the basis of a candidate's stance on gun control? Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: Trump doesn't like it

But the president signed the spending bill anyway

Subscriber onlyWithout question, Donald Trump has upended politics, in his election and in his mode of operation since. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: Poor, poor Northwest Arkansas

Amid bounty, too many still living in poverty

Subscriber onlyPoverty continues to weigh on my mind as I, perhaps naively, think Northwest Arkansas can do better. Continue reading...

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