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Order targets lead in ammo, sinkers

posted: 02/27/2017 1:44 a.m. Discuss

On the last day of the Obama administration, outgoing U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service director Daniel Ashe issued Director's Order No. 219, "Use of Nontoxic Ammunition and Fishing Tackle."

Super Quiz: Literature titles

posted: 02/27/2017 1:44 a.m. Discuss

1. Watership _______ the Rabbit Hole

Helpful Hints

posted: 02/27/2017 1:42 a.m. Discuss

DEAR READERS: Today's Sound On is about store-brand products:

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 02/27/2017 1:42 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. This solar return, you'll step way out of the familiar and, upon returning, find new joy in the life you've built.

On Christianity

posted: 02/27/2017 1:41 a.m. Discuss

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: How can you help someone who doesn't want your help? A friend from my high school days reconnected with me recently, and I became very concerned about some of the things he's doing that aren't only wrong but could really hurt him. But when I said something, he told me in no uncertain terms to mind my own business. Is there anything I can do?

HIGH PROFILE: Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame Executive Director Terri Conder-Johnson

updated: 02/27/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Before she was executive director of the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame. Before she spent nearly three successful decades in the business world. Before she was a three-time All-American basketball player at the University of Central Arkansas, this is where we find Terri Conder-Johnson.

50 years later, auxiliary is still boosting hospital

posted: 02/26/2017 2:11 a.m. Discuss

The sound of a helicopter flying low breaks through. Sharon Bale pauses and looks up to watch Angel One fly over a small garden at Arkansas Children's Hospital, headed for the landing pad.

Critical Mass: Study in sight and sound

posted: 02/26/2017 2:11 a.m. Discuss

Once in Arizona I heard an old cowboy say, "A border is a scar on the landscape," and from the way he said it, I assumed it was an old American Indian saying, a bit of folk wisdom handed down through generations, taken for granted and hardly thought about.

HOUSE VS. SENATE: Disorder on the court

posted: 02/26/2017 2:10 a.m. Gallery Discuss

It was a disgrace to the sport of basketball.

RIGHT TIME RIGHT PLACE: He has been her superhero since before they met

posted: 02/26/2017 2:09 a.m. Discuss

There's sweeping a lady off her feet, and then there's throwing her over your shoulder and hauling her away. For Gates Booth and Diane Dean, the two were one and the same.

Artbeat: Maril, Adams works among captivating exhibits

posted: 02/26/2017 2:09 a.m. Discuss

It's art in abundance.

Getting it straight

posted: 02/26/2017 2:09 a.m. Discuss

Leititia Bailey, Mia Wilson, Georgia Walton and Maria Smedley were among guests at the 22nd annual Ivy Ball, A Timeless Evening of Elegance, Feb. 11 at the Embassy Suites Little Rock. Walton was misidentified in a photo that ran in the Feb. 19 edition of High Profile.

Watch for hidden nuptial costs

posted: 02/26/2017 2:08 a.m. Discuss

Your wedding day is approaching and you've budgeted for the dress, venue, music, invitations and photographer. But there are hidden wedding expenses that can pop up as late as the big day. We spoke with wedding experts who exposed those tricky little costs.

A MOTLEY KREWE: Good times roll

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Who knew the fourth annual Mystic Krewe of Liberi Charity Ball would provide an education. For instance, a lesson in how to pronounce the familiar slogan "Laissez les bon temps rouler!" ("Let the good times roll!") by master of ceremonies Neal Gladner.

FOR SERVICES RENDERED: Black Caucus fete honors 9 for good works across state

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It had all the markings of an old-fashioned political rally, complete with fiery speeches that drew applause and amens. But the 13th annual King-Kennedy Dinner, named for slain civil-rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and President John F. Kennedy, was mainly to recognize community servants from across the state.

LET'S TALK: Search for discounts getting old

posted: 02/26/2017 2:07 a.m. Discuss

Anyone else in the 50-and-over crowd feel that every time they turn a milestone age, all the "good" senior discounts are for the people five years older and up?

The TV Column: Big screen's night to shine on the little screen

posted: 02/26/2017 2:06 a.m. Discuss

It's Oscar's night on ABC and it all begins with Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live From the Red Carpet, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

SANDWICHES AND PRAISE: Volunteers get praised, fed at Literacy Action luncheon

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Tutors and volunteers with Literacy Action of Central Arkansas gathered for an appreciation luncheon on Feb. 14 at the organization's offices at the Central Arkansas Library System Main Library. The nonprofit's staff and board members were the hosts.

TV on DVD: Fuller House's retread tale won't set the world on fire

posted: 02/26/2017 2:05 a.m. Discuss

What is it? Fuller House, Season 1, 13 episodes on two discs from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

BUSINESS IS BOOMING: NLR chamber meeting draws hundreds to arena

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The North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce celebrated a year of growth and honored a few standout members at its 32nd annual meeting, held Feb. 16 on the floor of Verizon Arena.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Orchestra's chamber series features Tchaikovsky's Trio

posted: 02/26/2017 2:05 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra co-concertmaster Kiril Laskarov, violin; Stephen Feldman, cello; and Kara Benyas, piano, will play the Piano Trio in a minor, op.50, by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky for the orchestra's River Rhapsodies Chamber Music Series, 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock.

BREAK FOR THE BARRISTERS: Bar Association's meetings adjourn for levity, libations

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After sitting and listening intently in seminars and continuing education classes all day, lawyers attending the Arkansas Bar Association's midyear meeting shared some camaraderie at a Feb. 16 reception at the Riverview Room, on the ground level of the Little Rock Marriott.

Tell Me About It: Son's bow-out irks mother

posted: 02/26/2017 2:04 a.m. Discuss

DEAR CAROLYN: My son is 12 and, for the most part, a pretty good kid. He isn't a standout in academics or sports and isn't socially adept, but he has a good sense of humor.

Horoscopes by Holiday

posted: 02/26/2017 2:03 a.m. Discuss

Happy birthday. Freedom of expression is one of the great gifts of the season, and you'll learn much about yourself to help in the exciting project of May. Your team gets bigger and more supportive in June. Healthy relationships make your body healthier, too. There's much more work than fun in the early summer, but it evens out later.

Fashion Week in '80s all clothes

posted: 02/26/2017 2:03 a.m. Discuss

Forty years ago, Fashion Week in New York was focused on the clothes. Not celebrities. Not street-style stars. Not social media. Guests gathered in the often dingy showrooms around Seventh Avenue, and photographers took their places along the runway. And the models walked. They sold the clothes with a knowing nod or jaunty strut.






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