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  • Feb 1-7, 2018
  • Vol. 44, No. 22
  • He founded a movement
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News

  • Cannabiz
  • Hemp panel meets

    The Industrial Hemp Committee held its first meeting Tuesday, passing draft regulations to the full Plant Board for approval and moving the state nearer to creating a bureaucracy for the new industry in Arkansas.
  • The Observer
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    Arkansas Times Senior Editor Max Brantley, who hired The Observer as a pup a few eons back, recently took to the Arkansas Blog to mark his two score and five years so far in the newspaper business. It tickled many of our own heartstrings about Little Rock, this profession, and what it all means in 2018 A.D.
  • Letters
  • Hypocrisy

    The SHOT Show (Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade) recently took place in Las Vegas, despite the fact that 58 people were murdered and 851 were injured in a mass shooting there mere months ago. It seems in poor taste.

Columns

  • Billy Fleming
  • Modeling the blue wave in a red state

    I envisioned this column as a means for doing for Arkansas politics what the Indivisible Guide did for the resistance: to demystify how it works and to arm Arkansas Times readers with the information and tools they'd need to remake the system as they saw fit.
  • Jimmy who?
  • Jay Barth
  • Jimmy who?

    It is anyone's guess whether Donald Trump will be at the top of the Republican ticket in 2020.
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  • Max Brantley
  • Lock him up

    To no one's surprise, Republican state Sen. Jake Files of Fort Smith entered a negotiated guilty plea Monday in federal court to bank and wire fraud and money laundering charges.
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  • Inspired by LBJ
  • Ernest Dumas
  • Inspired by LBJ

    Ordinarily, you turned to Lyndon B. Johnson to dislocate a congressman's elbow and to get things done, not for oratory and inspiration. For that, you had Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and John F. Kennedy.
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  • Gene Lyons
  • Country songs

    Driving along recently, I had a heretical thought: A person could get more sensible advice about men and women from the country oldies station than The New York Times. Or from The Washington Post, The New Republic, National Review or any publication devoted to nonstop analysis of metropolitan sexual angst written by twentysomething Women's Studies majors from expensive liberal arts colleges.

Entertainment

  • Pearls About Swine
  • Macon saves day

    Daryl Macon went through another midseason cold spell and it set the Arkansas basketball team squarely on the ropes. But as seniors should do, the skinny, fearless product of Little Rock Parkview just kept firing, and Mike Anderson had better be thankful that he did.
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