Lundstrum pushes ahead on efforts to limit minimum wage hike

March 18, 2019
Rep. Robin Lundstrum (R-Elm Springs), despite opposition from Governor Hutchinson and the state Republican Party, is proceeding with her bills to undo significant portions of the state minimum wage hike approved by voters just last November. /more/

Buying way into the Ivies: What else is new?

March 20, 2019
If it’s news to you that social climbers see buying their children’s way into fancy, name-brand colleges as the functional equivalent of wearing Rolex watches or driving Maseratis, then I don’t know where to start. /more/

How to speak cat

March 12, 2019
Many people find cats aloof and mysterious, so much so that a small academic/journalistic industry has sprung up to explain the animals to their owners. /more/

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Buying way into the Ivies: What else is new?

If it’s news to you that social climbers see buying their children’s way into fancy, name-brand colleges as the functional equivalent of wearing Rolex watches or driving Maseratis, then I don’t know where to start. /more/

Arkansas Blog

Beware of legislators bearing term limits

Michael Wickline at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette today reports on Sen. Alan Clark's grand plan to give Arkansas a different term limits amendment than the 10-year limit Arkansas Term Limits hopes to qualify for the 2020 ballot. Beware the fine print.

The open line, plus a food note

Here's the open line, plus a neighborhood food note.

Little Rock prepares to commit to I-30 project, though its scope remains unclear

Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott's take-charge approach surfaces this morning on a bigger issue than media policy — negotiations between the city and the Arkansas Department of Transportation on an agreement concerning the Big Concrete Ditch project through the heart of Little Rock.

Rock Candy

Alabama at Verizon Arena for 50th anniversary tour tonight

Alabama celebrates fifty years of country supergroup stardom at Verizon Arena Saturday night.

New video from Conway native Johnny Darlin mashes up the church and the drag club

Three questions with Conway native Michael Doshier, whose video for "Way with Words" combines two places he considers most holy: the church sanctuary and the gay club.

Brothers Osborne at Robinson Performance Hall tonight

“Most duos are built on singing,” TJ Osborne said on the duo's website. “But John is an incredible guitar player, and this band is built on me singing and John playing guitar. It gives us two parallels that work nicely together.”

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