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NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: The Launch of “Arkansas Inc”

Feb 10, 2016 11:35am

We have a lot to be proud of in Arkansas.

Over the past year, we have worked to grow our economy, create more high-paying jobs, cut taxes for the middle class and introduce computer science...

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Jan 20, 2016 4:06am

With a $900 million deficit in the Oklahoma budget one of the largest areas to be hit is the education department. This is nothing new, and it will continue to be an issue. While this is not the...

HISTORY MINUTE: Early western star Gilbert Anderson of Little Rock

Jan 20, 2016 4:06am

Modern moviegoers often go to the movies looking for newer and more dazzling feature for their movies, looking for clever computer-generated graphics, stirring soundtracks, stereo surround sound,...

ON THE SQUARE: Disappointing Sam

Jan 20, 2016 4:05am

I was driving to Mansfield to take a picture of their Walmart, which will be closing at the end of the month. As I drove, I began to reminisce about my short term employment there. I have worked...


Jan 13, 2016 11:35am

Children with special needs have gifts and talents. Our challenge in education is to ensure these students have the tools to unleash these talents and reach their full potential. Close to 12% of...

NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Protecting the Second Amendment

Jan 13, 2016 10:05am

Our founders emphasized the importance of the right to bear arms. As a strong supporter of this fundamental right, I am working to protect the Second Amendment.

This Congress I helped...


Jan 13, 2016 10:05am

This is the thirteenth in a series depicting the events that have occurred over the last 60 years in America. Some events were good, some not so good. Each series will cover the historical facts...

MARY’S MEANDERINGS: Quotable Quotes from Different Folks

Jan 13, 2016 10:05am

Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has something to do with struggling and enduring and accomplishing.

We all go back to being children when we’re in the dentist chair.



Jan 13, 2016 5:06am

Most people around the world are not aware that the spirit side of life and the natural world inhabit the exact same space but are separated by a span of time millions of years apart. Everyone has...


Jan 13, 2016 4:07am

Going to the dentist can be terrifying for anyone. The uncertainty and possibility of pain lurking in the shadows of every exams room is enough to make the biggest man cringe with fear. For a...

HISTORY MINUTE: Robert Glover, the man behind the District Agricultural Schools

Jan 12, 2016 11:38am

At the beginning of the twentieth century, Arkansas education was still in a very primitive state. One man in particular brought higher education to thousands of Arkansans in an unparalleled...

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