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COLUMN ONE: A shaft of light

posted: 04/20/2014 2:47 a.m. Discuss

Sometimes a single news story will illuminate more than just the usual darkness all around, bringing back a brighter past and, with it, hope for a brighter future.

Literary frame of mind

posted: 04/20/2014 2:44 a.m. Discuss

Maybe you heard something about a literary festival coming to downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock this week.

GM’s risky business with ignition switches

posted: 04/20/2014 2:39 a.m. Discuss

In the brouhaha over the defective ignition switch that prompted GM to recall 2.6 million cars over the last two months, members of Congress and pundits have judged, tried, and condemned the company’s engineers and executives.

Airbnb employs a winning economic model

posted: 04/20/2014 2:39 a.m. Discuss

Airbnb is all the talk on Wall Street. Its thirty-something founders were nearly broke six years ago. Now it seems likely they will soon become billionaires.

Guest column: Movement toward a sustainable future

posted: 04/20/2014 2:38 a.m. Comments 5

Arkansans have a difficult choice to make, and at this season the good news of Easter can help us face it.

Falling through the system

posted: 04/20/2014 2:36 a.m. Discuss

Retirement is a financial obligation that today’s younger generations are not handling well. That may be through no fault of their own—they suffer from lower incomes, after being adjusted for inflation, and student debt that makes it a struggle to save.

Food-price sticker shock is soon likely

posted: 04/20/2014 2:34 a.m. Discuss

Drought in the United States, past and present, might make 2014 one of the more volatile years for food prices and supplies globally. U.S. consumers may get a preview of what’s coming at the salad bar.


posted: 04/20/2014 2:33 a.m. Discuss

Fiction 1. THE KING, by J.R. Ward. Book 12 of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series.

EDITORIALS: That strange morning …

posted: 04/20/2014 2:29 a.m. Comment 1

“ANOTHER damn’d thick, tight-rolled scroll! Always scribble, scribble, scribble! Eh, young magister?” “Forgive the length, General, and this is only the first of a whole set, for my muse Clio is a jealous mistress and will accept no history that is not the product of constant labor and then constant revision.”

COLUMNISTS: You thought I-40 was rough

posted: 04/20/2014 2:28 a.m. Discuss

At last our new home is finished and we are moved in. My wife and I are exhausted from the demands of packing and unpacking hundreds of boxes, but we are glad to have the worst of the ordeal past us.

Pass the chocolate bunny

posted: 04/20/2014 2:27 a.m. Discuss

I love Easter candy. I love biting the ears off chocolate bunnies and picking out all the red jelly beans.

Gathering my eggs

posted: 04/20/2014 2:26 a.m. Discuss

Happy Easter, valued readers. I sincerely hope yours is filled with a sense of fulfillment and renewal.

A new battle of the sexes

posted: 04/20/2014 2:25 a.m. Comments 14

Women prefer Mark Pryor and men prefer Tom Cotton.


posted: 04/20/2014 2:23 a.m. Discuss

Uncommon wisdom A word to say how much I enjoyed Philip Martin’s column in last Sunday’s Perspective section : Mr. Martin is, I believe, mostly the movie critic, but he writes on other subjects as well.

Guest column: Term-limits bill employs deceptive language

posted: 04/20/2014 2:21 a.m. Comment 1

Benjamin Franklin once said that death and taxes are the only certainties in our world. If the esteemed founding father were around today, he would likely add fraud to the list.


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