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Celebrate Our National Parks

Apr 18, 2014 10:51am

National Park Week, a presidentially proclaimed celebration of our national heritage, is an ideal time to spotlight the fun and educational adventures you and your family can experience while...

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The LOCAL Act

Mar 21, 2014 4:17pm

This week brought the official start to the spring season, which in Arkansas means that lake season isn’t far behind. Arkansas has some of the most beautiful, well-maintained lakes in the United...

Red Cross Month Is Reminder To Be Prepared

Mar 21, 2014 11:16am

This past winter brought a great deal of snow, sleet and ice to Arkansas and along with it, all the dangers that come along with these types of severe weather.

If there is anything that can...

Majestic Fire Could Be Catalyst For Revitalization Of Resort City

Mar 04, 2014 6:02am

My friend Rex Nelson wrote a piece titled “The Shame of Hot Springs” and posted it on his blog, www.rexnelsonsouthernfried.com, on Feb. 21. In it he decried the deterioration of downtown Hot...

Should States Amend The Constitution?

Mar 02, 2014 6:05am

Washington, D.C., isn’t reforming itself, so there’s a movement to have the states do it by amending the Constitution through a provision that has never been used in American history.

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Third Round Of Layoffs At Acxiom Begins

Mar 02, 2014 6:05am

A third, and likely final, wave of layoffs at Little Rock-based Acxiom Corp. began on Wednesday (Feb. 26) as the database marketer continued its push to realign its workforce to meet changing...

Energetic Libertarians Choose Candidates

Feb 27, 2014 5:32pm

When the Libertarians held a nominating convention at the Comfort Inn in Little Rock two years ago, they looked like a debating society. When they met in the same place this past Saturday, they...

The Cost Of Raising The Minimum Wage

Feb 26, 2014 11:21am

One policy initiative President Barack Obama highlighted in his State of the Union is to increase the federal minimum wage. A fellow Democrat, our own Sen. Mark Pryor, is not echoing Obama’s...

Eating Disorder Gives False Sense Of Power, Control

Feb 23, 2014 6:06am

My granddaughter, Olivia Gardner, who is a junior at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., was first diagnosed in 2005 with an eating disorder. A graduate of Mount St. Mary Academy in Little...

New EPA Definition Bad For State

Feb 21, 2014 12:01am

It’s no secret that President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency has been one of the most aggressive in history. They have implemented countless regulations that have hurt Arkansans and our...

Just Say No, Or Try To Reform

Feb 20, 2014 6:05am

Between when I wrote this and when you read it, the Legislature may have come to a conclusion on the private option. It doesn’t look that way, but lots can change in a day. Regardless, the debate...

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