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PHOTOS: North Little Rock's Adult Dodgeball League lets grownups play like kids again

posted: 02/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

The volleyball court at the North Little Rock Community Center has been transformed into a battlefield, and the combatants are in a fight for dodgeball supremacy.

Card rate increases give users bigger bill

posted: 02/20/2017 1:49 a.m. Discuss

Consumers have started taking a hit to their wallets following the Federal Reserve's Dec. 14 increase in the federal funds rate.

OLD NEWS: Brouhaha breaks out over women's rights

posted: 02/20/2017 1:49 a.m. Discuss

Once upon a time in the Arkansas General Assembly, all heck broke loose.

WATCH YOUR LANGUAGE!: Beating all around the proverbial bush

posted: 02/20/2017 1:47 a.m. Discuss

A euphemism is a word or phrase you choose when you think a certain word is too blunt or offensive to use.

OPPORTUNITIES: Beat Goes On 5K, LOViT 100 Mile, 100K on cusp

posted: 02/20/2017 1:47 a.m. Discuss

The Beat Goes On 5K begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at Saline Memorial Hospital, 1 Medical Park Drive in Benton.

Slim Pickings

posted: 02/20/2017 1:46 a.m. Discuss

WHAT: Birds Eye Steamfresh Riced Cauliflower

Copper is no help with arthritis pain

posted: 02/20/2017 1:46 a.m. Discuss

Q: Has there ever been a scientific study of whether copper bracelets ease arthritis symptoms?

MASTER CLASS: Old-school Crab Reach good for the hips, back

posted: 02/20/2017 1:45 a.m. Discuss

Some of my favorite exercises definitely qualify as "old school." While there are distinct advantages to the fitness equipment and technology of today, certain exercises just can't be replaced.

Frogs' special spit helps capture prey

posted: 02/20/2017 1:44 a.m. Discuss

Why are frogs' tongues so good at catching insects? Are they covered with tiny suction cups or what?

Backward runs good for body, until you fall

posted: 02/20/2017 1:43 a.m. Discuss

Q: Is retro running (running backward) a good exercise?

Super Quiz: Insert "W"

posted: 02/20/2017 1:43 a.m. Discuss

1. Rote

Helpful Hints

posted: 02/20/2017 1:42 a.m. Discuss

DEAR READERS: Today's sound on is about pull tabs on containers: "I want to thank the manufacturers that are using a new, redesigned 'soft' pull tab to seal containers. The hard metal one is pretty easy to pop open, but pulling it back and off the container can be a chore.

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 02/20/2017 1:41 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. Your excitement builds through the next 10 weeks as you realize that you can absolutely be the person you want to be. The guides begin to show up at the end of March. You'll need to invest when May comes around.

On Christianity

posted: 02/20/2017 1:41 a.m. Discuss

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: I know we're not supposed to have bad thoughts about others, but to be honest, what difference does it make? As long as I keep my thoughts to myself, they don't really hurt anyone, do they?

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

Kristin Allison Lewis

posted: 02/19/2017 2:13 a.m. Comment 1

Kristin Lewis is already well beyond the cusp of becoming an international opera star.

Volunteers roll out Red Carpet

posted: 02/19/2017 2:10 a.m. Discuss

Wolfe Street Foundation volunteers Charlotte Linch and Karen Holderfield are struggling to get a giant wood cutout of an Oscar statuette out of the back of a friend's luxury SUV. The statuette's size and base make it clunky and awkward to handle, but the pair are determined.

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.

EVENING OF ELEGANCE: Where the ivy twines

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

The 22nd annual Ivy Ball, themed A Timeless Evening of Elegance, took place Feb. 11 at the Embassy Suites Little Rock. The affair was hosted by the Beta Pi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and its nonprofit arm, the Ivy Foundation of Little Rock.

8-year-old's advice led aunt to internet, marriage

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

Lindsey Stone's young niece, Kylie, suggested Lindsey log onto Christianmingle.com to find a husband. She was more than a little amazed that the then-8-year-old knew about that site.

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.

Trumps choose White House decorator

posted: 02/19/2017 2:06 a.m. Discuss

Donald and Melania Trump are putting their own style in the White House. It was announced Feb. 2 that Tham Kannalikham, a New York designer who got her start at Ralph Lauren Home, was their pick to design the private quarters at the White House.

UNDER A MOONLIT SKY: Around the world

posted: 02/19/2017 2:06 a.m. Gallery Discuss

Lanterns! festivalgoers made a trek around the globe -- figuratively speaking -- with visits to entertainment and food stations representing several countries in the outdoor gardens and the Cabe Festival Theater at Wildwood Park for the Arts. The festival was Feb. 10-12.

Centers of attraction

posted: 02/19/2017 2:05 a.m. Discuss

When it comes to the arts, they're on the front lines offering entertainment, enrichment and education. And very often, offering it for free.

Sober Charlie Wilson: New show anything but

posted: 02/19/2017 2:05 a.m. Discuss

From his early days of backing up Leon Russell in the '70s, and chart-topping superstardom in the '80s with The Gap Band to recording with current hip-hop luminaries like Snoop Dogg and Kanye West, Charlie Wilson has been around for a minute or two, and he's still going strong.

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