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State Commemorates 13th Amendment

Apr 15, 2015 4:06am

On April 14th our state will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of the passage of legislation that was once described as putting the stamp of righteousness and the stamp of compassion on the...

Pervasive Parenting

Apr 15, 2015 4:06am

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Technical Job Training a Priority

Apr 15, 2015 4:06am

Among the most important economic development legislation approved this year are three new laws that dramatically restructure how Arkansas trains people for the technical job skills they need to...

Mary’s Meanderings

Apr 15, 2015 4:05am

The vitality of April sets my mind and my heart jumping around from one memory to another. The promise of today and tomorrow. Never an April passes that I don’t think of Mama, putting everything...

Good Neighbors

Apr 15, 2015 4:05am

I have lived in my present location for fourteen years and haven’t known my neighbors. Thanks to my neighbors across the street, The Sisters at St. Scholastica Monastery, that has changed. The...

Public School Fund will Increase

Apr 08, 2015 4:07am

Lawmakers ended the 2015 regular session after passing a balanced budget that requires many state agencies to reduce spending next fiscal year.

The state general revenue budget next year...

Tax Rate Lowered for Some Arkansans

Apr 08, 2015 4:07am

When we return back to our districts this weekend, we do so knowing we passed significant tax cuts, reformed our parole system, and paved the way for innovative economic opportunities.

The...

Arkansas Loses a Leader

Apr 08, 2015 4:07am

Arkansas recently lost a leader. John Paul Hammerschmidt, a man who dramatically reshaped Arkansas in his twenty-six years of service as a Congressman from the 3rd District, passed away.

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Amateur Radio Plays a Vital Role in Preparedness

Apr 08, 2015 4:07am

Ever since Marconi tinkered with wireless transmissions in the early 1900’s, people have been fascinated with communicating via the airwaves. Today there are over 700,000 amateur radio licenses...

History Minute: Confederate Arkansas

Apr 08, 2015 4:07am

The spring of 1865 was a dark time for Confederates in Arkansas. Control of the state had been reduced to a corner of southern Arkansas, disorder rose as starving troops ransacked homesteads for...

Blooming Memories of Spring

Apr 08, 2015 4:05am

The sun is shining bright. It looks like spring is finally on its way. I am beginning to feel like it might be just around the corner. As I look out my window I can see hints of green in the trees...

Pervasive Parenting

Apr 08, 2015 4:05am

I had the privilege to speak to a group of parents recently about ways to cope with a child with autism. One of the questions I was asked made me really think and I would like to share my opinion...

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