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OPINION: REX NELSON: Preserving state history

posted: 06/20/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

It's as if there's a big story breaking and Randy Dixon is back in his old job as the news director at KATV, Channel 7, in Little Rock. Dixon is excited.


posted: 06/20/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Paul Manafort isn't the first prominent political personage to be advised that, no matter what else he may do, never, never lie to the FBI or violate his oath to tell the truth in any other way. Because it will come back to haunt him.

Like it is: World Cup full of kicks in early matches

posted: 06/20/2018 2:29 a.m. Discuss

With regularity, your trusty scribe watches soccer.

Front Burner: Chicken wraps don't have to be fussy

posted: 06/20/2018 1:54 a.m. Discuss

Most every recipe I've seen for Southwest Asian-inspired chicken lettuce wraps calls for ground chicken and an ingredients list a page long.

Uncorked: They kill the cobra fresh, just for you

posted: 06/20/2018 1:49 a.m. Discuss

As much as I love tasting new wines, you may be surprised to know I am more passionate about learning about wine than actually drinking the wines. Each time I research wine I come across many wine trivia facts. I hope you enjoy this week's column filled with great dinner conversation, party trivia and just a few facts you may not have known.

DEAR ABBY: Lifelong bachelor's interest in teen girl triggers alarm

posted: 06/20/2018 1 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: I have a 59-year-old brother-in-law who has always been a "proud bachelor." He isn't a rich, handsome, George Clooney-type bachelor, but a hand-to-mouth, burping, uncouth "Shallow Hal" kind of bachelor. He befriended a woman with four daughters, paying most of his attention to one of the daughters. He would take the woman and her girls to dinner, and take the daughters shopping without the mother.

The Recruiting Guy: Sophomore QB with 28 offers 'blown away' by experience at Razorbacks' camp

posted: 06/19/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Sophomore quarterback Aaron McLaughlin didn't expect Arkansas' Razorback Night Camp on Saturday to be so nice.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: New do-right rule possible

posted: 06/19/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 6

The state Senate will meet this afternoon for a business session to swear in two special-election winners.


posted: 06/19/2018 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Sunday I wrote about an Associated Press story which said readers and media members surveyed are equally unhappy with lost media credibility. Unfortunately, the loss of credibility and trust is not limited to the media.

OPINION: PHILIP MARTIN: The uniform never made the man

posted: 06/19/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 7

I was once in an elevator with LeBron James.

Like it is: Texas received no relief when rain let up

posted: 06/19/2018 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

The bottom of the sixth inning was long, but it had to seem like a lifetime to the burnt orange of Texas.

The TV Column: Modern western borrows from themes in the past

posted: 06/19/2018 1:56 a.m. Discuss

Is there anything more beloved and American than a good ol' TV Western? Paramount Network hopes you agree (see below).

DEAR ABBY: Cancer patient discusses too much detail in public

posted: 06/19/2018 1 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: A dear friend has been battling cervical cancer. Her condition has left her dependent on a colostomy bag. She's not shy about discussing it on Facebook and in public, where she speaks loudly. I have tried to be understanding and supportive, but there are limits.

OPINION: BRADLEY R. GITZ: The conservative evolution

posted: 06/18/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 73

The election of Barack Obama was widely thought to represent a dramatic advance for racial progress and reconciliation. Attitudes had clearly changed as the legal and institutional barriers to equality came down.

DEAR ABBY: Couple planning a family disagree about adoption

posted: 06/18/2018 1 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been happily married for two years. We both want biological children later, when the timing is right.






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