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posted: 07/27/2014 1:55 a.m. Discuss

Fiction 1. ACT OF WAR, by Brad Thor. Counter-terrorism operative Scot Harvath undertakes two dangerous missions as America faces an imminent attack.

Editorials: One sense of place to go

posted: 07/27/2014 1:53 a.m. Comment 1

One comment about the still developing plans for Little Rock's downtown tech park struck our eye--like a hot cinder--when it appeared in the paper the other day.

Columnists: The first session

posted: 07/27/2014 1:53 a.m. Discuss

Tomorrow is the 195th anniversary of the first meeting of the Arkansas legislature. Like so much of our political history, creating the government for the new Territory of Arkansas involved more than a little chicanery and set the stage for much contention over the next two centuries.

Columnists: An alternate universe

posted: 07/27/2014 1:52 a.m. Discuss

MOSCOW Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 has already shone a spotlight on the Russian public's somewhat, um, unique views.

Beating the odds: Cheers for Cooper

posted: 07/27/2014 1:51 a.m. Discuss

Lots of folks across our state have been anxiously following (and cheering for) young Cooper Lair of Little Rock as he's used his considerable intellect to steadily march into the semifinals of the hit TV game show Jeopardy (Teen Tournament version).

A vexing question

posted: 07/27/2014 1:50 a.m. Comments 8

The insiders' buzz in the governor's race last week was the utter blundering catastrophe Asa Hutchinson made of a simple question.


posted: 07/27/2014 1:49 a.m. Comment 1

Wake up and smell it Rather than "letter," I might call Eleanor Foster's submission "An Ode of Love to President Obama."

Editorials: Time goes marching on

posted: 07/26/2014 2:20 a.m. Discuss

No, we didn't come to say goodbye. Don't be so morbid. It's just . . . been a while, you know? So we thought we'd peek in on you for a minute, bring you some tomatoes, be neighborly, be Arkansan.

Columnists: Russia's next target

posted: 07/26/2014 2:19 a.m. Discuss

The Russian Interior Ministry is offering $114,000 to anyone who can help it unmask users of Tor, the Web's most popular online privacy and anti-censorship tool. Coincidentally, a Russian researcher at Carnegie Mellon University has apparently discovered a way to reveal the identities of Tor users, but the university stopped him from presenting his findings at a conference.

Others say: Keep the oceans clean

posted: 07/26/2014 2:18 a.m. Discuss

The Obama administration's decision to allow seismic searches for oil and gas deposits in the Atlantic Ocean from Delaware to mid-Florida should arouse deep concern among environmental activists.

Columnists: Lethal injection reactions

posted: 07/26/2014 2:16 a.m. Comments 2

Public support for the death penalty in the United States has declined, but it remains strong, with at least 60 percent of respondents in surveys saying that they favor capital punishment.

Guest writer: Dem booze blues

posted: 07/26/2014 2:13 a.m. Discuss

Last summer, August I think, Barney and I were sitting under his Corona Beer beach umbrella in his backyard with our legs dangling in his new pool.

A needless law

posted: 07/26/2014 2:12 a.m. Comments 2

One might rightly say I write today to discriminate against a proposed anti-discrimination ordinance in the city of Fayetteville.


posted: 07/26/2014 2:12 a.m. Comment 1

An escalating trend There is an amendment to the Arkansas Constitution in the works which, if passed, would legalize alcohol sales in all 75 counties.


posted: 07/25/2014 2:56 a.m. Discuss

Independent thought


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