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OPINION: BRADLEY R. GITZ: It's a mad, mad world

posted: 02/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 7

As an increasingly unhinged "resistance" confronts an increasingly unhinged Trump administration, some passing observations:

DEAR ABBY: Angry daughter-in-law may want more free baby sitting

posted: 02/20/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Dear Abby: My daughter-in-law is extremely jealous of the close relationship I have with my daughter. If I spend time with my daughter and grandson, she gets mad at me and keeps my grandchildren from me. I need advice on how to handle her. I get her children almost every weekend. I work a full-time job, but she feels like I should have them more. -- Grandma in Georgia

Hog Calls: Hogs, fans seem back on same page

posted: 02/20/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Collectively, Arkansas posted one of its most productive games ever in Mike Anderson's era coaching the Razorbacks.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: Bad-enough bills

posted: 02/19/2017 4:46 a.m. Comments 12

Might there be a bill of the extreme right-wing persuasion so destructive that this wholly Oklahoma-ized Arkansas Legislature would decline to make it law?

PAPER TRAILS: Arkansan to appear on 'Good Morning America'; state cheerleaders excel at championship

updated: 02/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

COMMAND PERFORMANCE: ABC's Good Morning America really, really wants Arkansas native and Little Rock resident Raye Montague to appear on the show Monday -- so much so that when the 82-year-old's son David told the show's producers that Montague's health prevents her from flying, they offered to send a chauffeured limo to pick her up and return her home.

Like It Is: Hogs win 20th, need more for NCAA bid

posted: 02/19/2017 2:27 a.m. Comment 1

With 7:33 to play, Daryl Macon set a personal high as an Arkansas Razorback with 25 points.

The Recruiting Guy: Tulsa safety gets inside scoop on UA

posted: 02/19/2017 2:26 a.m. Discuss

LB signee Kyrei Fisher, who enrolled in January, is enjoying his time in Fayetteville. That isn't lost on his former teammate, safety Patrick Fields.

DRESSING ROOM: Born creator to show off clothing line on catwalk

posted: 02/19/2017 2:09 a.m. Discuss

Chavon Sewell Fortson designs for the woman who likes comfortable clothing with some punch.

Arkansas Sportsman: Winchester 20-gauge does well with modern loads

posted: 02/19/2017 2:08 a.m. Discuss

With the right choke and shot combination, a 20-gauge shoots some mighty tight turkey hunting patterns.

Dear Abby: Grandparent seeks advice before stepping in to storm

posted: 02/19/2017 2:07 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: I will be spending a couple of months visiting my daughter, who is a single mom. She has asked me to help her wake her 8- and 11-year-old kids in the morning and have them ready for school.

Spin Cycle: Uber blame game to play out in court

posted: 02/19/2017 2:04 a.m. Discuss

We (or is that oui?) at Le Spin Cycle don't speak much French.

Critical Mass: Finding brilliance in Beavis and Butt-Head

posted: 02/19/2017 2:03 a.m. Discuss

About 30 years ago, an academic named Allan Bloom wandered out of Chicago's South Side muttering something about "the closing of the American mind." He wrote a book with that title that became an unlikely best-seller -- one of those books that a lot of us buy but few of us read -- that was met with polarized reviews. His premise was that American culture was contemptible; that the students he encountered every day as a professor were not only ignorant but -- through years of exposure to vulgar sensations, chief among them rock music -- had been desensitized to beauty.

The TV Column: Toast to NBC's history a 'must see' for nostalgia

posted: 02/19/2017 2:03 a.m. Discuss

Remember when NBC had all the "Must See TV" shows? Ah, the good ol' days.

LET'S TALK: No need to sour on life just because it gives you lemons

posted: 02/19/2017 2:01 a.m. Discuss

Have you been dealing with your own personal flurry of mild and midlevel crises? Things of which you're reluctant to go around playing your own sad violin -- lest you be accused of always murmuring about molehills when so many others seem to be dealing with adult-size mountains -- but which have you mentally and physically exhausted because they have all have piled themselves on top of you at once?

OPINION: Column One: Education by the numbers

posted: 02/19/2017 1:58 a.m. Comments 2

Any innocent reader who ever wondered what education ought to be about now has his answer direct from Governor Asa Hutchinson, who has assured the state that education is really just a numbers game. "I take seriously objectives that we set as a state, and it's a challenge for us," the governor said as he signed into law a new formula for financing two- and four-year colleges in the state. Education should be a continuing experience, not a spending formula.

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