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Arkansas’s Bright Future

Jul 25, 2014 2:11pm

As a student, I looked forward to summer vacation when I had more time to explore my interests. I enjoyed participating in the Boys Club and church youth programs. One summer that I will always...

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Budget Deal Puts Politics Over Policy

Dec 18, 2013 8:06am

The four Republican congressmen from Arkansas split evenly last week on a budget deal that will fund the government until 2015 and at least prevent another government shutdown.

The...

David Cheesewright To Succeed Doug Mcmillon With Wal-mart International

Updated: Dec 16, 2013 10:47pm

David Cheesewright, 51, has been appointed executive vice president, president and chief executive officer of the International division of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., effective Feb. 1, 2014....

Success In College Football Breeds Raiders Bearing Big Bucks

Dec 15, 2013 9:19pm

I tried to tell you we needed to keep Steve Roberts. Arkansas State University’s head football coach of nine — yes, nine — seasons was forced out in 2010. Although he had returned the program to...

Putting Off The Hard Choices, Again

Dec 15, 2013 8:05am

Republicans and Democrats fight about a lot of things, but one thing they agree about: When in doubt, put off the hard choices.

If the $17 trillion national debt wasn’t proof enough of this...

Globally, U.S. Students Earn A C

Dec 12, 2013 8:05am

Scores from one of the world’s most important tests have been announced, and American students, as they have in the past, have earned a C.

Administered by the Organization for Economic...

New Database Shows Rapid Growth Of Football Coaches’ Salaries

Dec 10, 2013 12:15pm

When Gus Malzahn bolted from Arkansas State University, which had given him his first head coaching job, about this time last year, he nearly tripled his $850,000 salary, generous by the standards...

Stadium Debate: Times, Tradition, Change

Dec 08, 2013 6:05am

University of Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long’s announcement last week that the Razorbacks will play only one game at Little Rock’s War Memorial Stadium for the next five years – with no...

Removing Some Of The Waste From College

Dec 05, 2013 6:05am

The Arkansas Razorbacks lost to both Mississippi schools this year in football, but at least the state leads in another, more important area: the number of adults age 25-64 with college degrees....

The Tradition Of Little Rock Hog Games

Dec 04, 2013 12:30pm

Growing up in Arkansas, it was a given that I would be a Razorback fan. Although my parents are from Georgia, they moved to Fayetteville to work at the University of Arkansas for Campus Crusade...

Prospects Grow Dimmer For Congress To Pass 2013 Farm Bill

Dec 03, 2013 8:05am

One of the casualties of the do-little 113th Congress will be the 2013 farm bill, which is two years overdue.

Without action, parts of the law will revert to the original 1938 and 1949...

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