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OPINION : BRADLEY R. GITZ: Source of the resistance

posted: 03/27/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 17

Many Americans obviously believe that Donald Trump's presidency is a national calamity.

DEAR ABBY: Wife's free baby-sitting is her choice, not husband's

posted: 03/27/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: I am a stay-at-home mom with three children. Recently, another mom asked me to care for her 3-year-old daughter while she went to work. She offered to pay me, but I declined, given her circumstances, because I consider her a friend, even though I have known her for only a short time.

Hog Calls: Concealed guns, stadiums not good mix

posted: 03/27/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Some issues transcend Republicans vs. Democrats or conservatives vs. liberals.

PAPER TRAILS: Josh Duggar served legal papers in Ashley Madison-related lawsuit

updated: 03/27/2017 9:22 a.m. Comments 6

OF SUBPOENAS AND STORKS: Josh Duggar, 29, a used-car salesman, recently was served at his work in Siloam Springs with legal papers in an Ashley Madison-related lawsuit filed by Matt McCarthy, In Touch magazine reports. McCarthy, a Los Angeles-based disc jockey and photographer, claims Duggar stole McCarthy's image and presented it as his own on the cheating website, where members seek extramarital affairs. In August 2015, it was revealed that Duggar was a member of the website.

Like it is: Spiced up by Martin, seasoned by Pitino

posted: 03/26/2017 3:04 a.m. Discuss

As the Southeastern Conference was having a perfect night, going three for three in the NCAA Tournament, there was one guy watching with an interest different than a fan.

Arkansas Sportsman: Greentree reservoir management must change

posted: 03/26/2017 3:01 a.m. Comments 2

After at least a decade of hand-wringing, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is intent on changing the way it manages water in its greentree reservoirs.

The Recruiting Guy: Tomorrow's stars to converge at Real Deal

posted: 03/26/2017 2:48 a.m. Discuss

Basketball fans will have a chance to watch Zion Williamson, a top national recruit, during Real Deal in the Rock in Little Rock on Friday through April 2.

DEAR ABBY: Children are grown, so stay abroad for work if you want

posted: 03/26/2017 2:23 a.m. Discuss

DEAR ABBY: I took an assignment with my company that posted me to Hong Kong for two years. My adult children, ages 21, 26 and 29, were supportive, although my youngest was not especially happy about it. We video chat with our kids, trying to stay involved as much as possible. We have also visited multiple times. It's not always ideal, but we try. We have also offered to pay for them to visit us as often as they would like.

Critical Mass: Ella the Great

posted: 03/26/2017 2:22 a.m. Discuss

"Man, woman and child, Ella is the greatest of them all."

LET'S TALK: Sweepstakes fuel hopes, dreams of a nongambler

posted: 03/26/2017 2:21 a.m. Discuss

So you have this personal thing against gambling, but you would like to win something.

THE TV COLUMN: To Walk Invisible is 3-year visit with the Brontes

posted: 03/26/2017 2:20 a.m. Discuss

The email arrived as if a plea from the desolate reaches of the vast wasteland: "Any suggestions for those of us who don't like murder and mayhem, cussing, etc., and are suffering Victoria withdrawal?"

Spin Cycle: No sweat: 'Missing' Richard Simmons just exerting right to privacy

posted: 03/26/2017 2:19 a.m. Discuss

Richard Simmons is still missing.

OPINION - Column One: R. E. Lee, unperson

posted: 03/26/2017 1:59 a.m. Comments 21

Behold: How good it is for brothers to dwell together in unity! But there's a catch--that little word unity. The Arkansas House recently approved a bill, by a vote of 66-11, to divide those of us who venerate the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. from those of us who still worship at the shrine of Robert E. Lee.

OPINION: Gorsuch and the primacy of common sense

posted: 03/26/2017 1:54 a.m. Comments 3

I'm an originalist and a textualist, not a nut.

OPINION: Detailed travel accounts

posted: 03/26/2017 1:53 a.m. Discuss

The history of travel has always intrigued me. Recently friends sent me two interesting accounts which provide background on Arkansas travel history. Bill Sayger of Brasfield in Prairie County gave me a 1922 article in which Bob Wilder recalled his long association with the Memphis & Little Rock Railroad. Harold Coogan of Mena shared a 1920 article about an 80-mile trip through the Ouachita Mountains from the Hot Springs area to Mena. Both accounts remind us that our ancestors faced many challenges while traveling about the Natural State.

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