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Honoring Brahana

It's good to see the Arkansas Wildlife Federation rightfully honoring Dr. John Van Brahana at its annual Governor's Conservation Achievement Awards banquet tonight in Bryant. A retired University of Arkansas professor of geological sciences and one of the nation's foremost hydrologists, Brahana has ...

Journalist's killing spurs U.S. launch of criminal inquiry

WASHINGTON -- The FBI and federal prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into the beheading of American journalist James Foley by militants from the Islamic State extremist group, with Attorney General Eric Holder vowing Thursday that those responsible for the videotaped slaying will be held responsible.

Have a hankie, son

He is always too busy and can never seem to get away. Our oldest son.

Hogs yuck it up on the podium

One thing Bret Bielema hasn't lacked in the run-up to the 2014 season is the willingness to talk up his Arkansas players and the improvements they've made since going 3-9 in 2013.

Bumper corn, bean crops forecast

The ripening corn and soybean fields stretch for miles in every direction from Dennis Wentworth's farm in Downs, Ill. As he marveled at his best-yielding crops ever, he wondered aloud where the heck he'll put it all.

Now you see it ...

Researchers at ancestry.com estimate that in the 1930s, people took approximately 1 billion photographs. That number grew to about 3 billion in the 1960s and 86 billion by the year 2000 after digital cameras became readily available in the 1990s. Today, they say the number has skyrocketed to more than 380 billion. Facebook reports that ...

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