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A double-ought agent?

Mar 11, 2016 10:12am

Like you, I love it ‘round these parts. The traffic’s not bad, the cost of living’s tolerable, the people are nice, snow lasts for 20 minutes and the roads are more-or-less intact. “It could,”...

Guided by Robots

Dec 01, 2015 2:10pm

Thanks and Giving

Nov 24, 2015 2:47pm

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Calling for the death of ‘newspapers are dead’ rumor

Oct 09, 2013 6:39pm

By Robert M. Williams Jr.

I know of newspapers that kept their communities informed about clean water and shelter during terrible storms and disasters.

I know of newspapers that...

Your community, your newspaper, your life

Oct 09, 2013 7:08pm

As newspaper executives struggle over whether the news should be digital first, tablet first, SMS first or print first, readers know exactly what they want their local newspaper to be — community...

Other Voices Few vote in school board elections — is that OK?

Sep 11, 2013 6:02am

I’ve used this quote before in describing runoff elections, but it’s even more appropriate for the upcoming school elections. The poet Carl Sandburg wrote, “Sometime they’ll give a war and nobody...

Other Voices Risk, relativity and reward for Sept. 8, beyond

Sep 11, 2013 6:02am

Last week the U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics released a new report, Measuring the Prevalence of Crime with the National Crime Victimization Survey. The report contains...

Random Ramblings The power of our words

Sep 04, 2013 4:35pm

Gossip: Noun, casual or unconstrained conversation or reports about other people, involving details that are not confirmed as being true.

I very rarely have come across a case of gossip that...

Blood shortage needs donors to give

Aug 01, 2013 12:32am

“It’s scary how low we are.”

That’s what I remember the American Red Cross worker saying to me last Saturday as he attached a Band-Aid to my arm after I had given blood. He was talking about...

Holding the House in 2014

Aug 01, 2013 12:33am

The Political Animals Club in Little Rock was kind enough to invite me to be on a panel last week related to 2014 elections. The lunch meeting at the Governor’s Mansion was sold out — likely a...

Old sounds not forgotten

Aug 01, 2013 12:47am

Writing for Wired.com, Roberto Baldwin recently published the article, “Say Goodbye to the Tech Sounds You’ll Never Hear Again.” In it he highlights a number of once-common sounds that many of us...

Hot vehicles are danger zone for small children

Jul 17, 2013 4:59pm

From Arkansas Children’s Hospital

As temperatures in Arkansas continue to rise, it is difficult to imagine that any parent could ever leave their child alone in a vehicle, but it happens and...

Efforts to passfarm bill illustrate Congress’s dysfunction

Jul 17, 2013 5:06pm

Nothing illustrates the dysfunctional nature of Congress like its abortive efforts to pass a new farm bill. If you have gotten the impression that our nation’s lawmakers are not even trying, you...

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