• Refugees from an Ozarks cult detail abuse

    Refugees from an Ozarks cult detail abuse

    April 1, 2019
    They escaped from the Nahziryah Monastic Community in Marion County. /more/
  • Lance Hines wants to make Little Rock a better place for new business

    April 8, 2019
    As City Director of Ward 5, Lance Hines wants to represent the business community’s interests on the city board. Now in his third term as a city director, Hines said he wants to make both residential and retail development easier in Little Rock and increase the city’s revenue by recruiting “one of a kind” retailers to make it a source for “destination shopping.” /more/

    GOP's health care quandary

    April 5, 2019
    Republican officeholders, in Arkansas and everywhere, have found themselves in an impossible catch-22 — caught between mutually conflicting political demands by their voters. I’m talking about the political dilemma of choosing between the widely hated Obamacare and the highly popular provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. /more/

    Legislators take page out of Trump's playbook to victimize vulnerable women and girls

    April 5, 2019
    This year, state legislators in Little Rock have been staging an all-out, unrelenting attack on abortion access in Arkansas. /more/

    Bernie, the millionaire Socialist

    April 16, 2019
    So Bernie Sanders, the self-anointed scourge of the malign influence of “millionaires and billionaires” on American politics, is himself a millionaire. Firmly ensconced in the top 1 percent of income earners in the United States. Which you’ve got to admit is pretty funny. Only in America, as comedians like to say. /more/

    The UVa story: More than basketball

    April 9, 2019
    As we went to bed last Monday, I told my wife that maybe it was time I retired as a sports fan. It was never going to get any better than this. The Virginia Cavaliers had just won the national championship in a nerve-wracking overtime game against a tenacious Texas Tech team, and I was feeling jittery and euphoric. I can’t think when a ballgame has made me happier. /more/

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    Ernest Dumas

    GOP's health care quandary

    Republican officeholders, in Arkansas and everywhere, have found themselves in an impossible catch-22 — caught between mutually conflicting political demands by their voters. I’m talking about the political dilemma of choosing between the widely hated Obamacare and the highly popular provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. /more/

    Gene Lyons

    Bernie, the millionaire Socialist

    So Bernie Sanders, the self-anointed scourge of the malign influence of “millionaires and billionaires” on American politics, is himself a millionaire. Firmly ensconced in the top 1 percent of income earners in the United States. Which you’ve got to admit is pretty funny. Only in America, as comedians like to say. /more/

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    Chief Humphrey says citizens advisory committee in the works; encourages nonviolent protests

    In a press conference Thursday afternoon, new LRPD Police Chief Keith Humphrey said he and Mayor Frank Scott Jr. will be talking to the Department of Justice about establishing a citizen review board or citizen advisory committee. He said he's "reviewing all policies" of the department, including its policy on no-knock search warrants. He also asked for "patience" from the community and the family of Bradley Blackshire, who was killed by LRPD Officer Charles Starks after a traffic stop in February, regarding both the LRPD and the Prosecuting Attorney's investigations into the incident.

    Update: State Supreme Court orders new trial in Torres capital murder case

    The court remanded the case for a new trial. The reversal was due to an underlying flaw in the legal arguments made by prosecutors in the case, turning on the question of whether an Arkansas trial court had jurisdiction in regards to the underlying felony of rape.

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    Ozark Foothills FilmFest kicks off this weekend

    The festival opens with a screening of Charlie Chaplin’s “The Gold Rush,” a restored version of the original 1925 comedic masterpiece, accompanied by live music from local guitarist Danny Dozier.

    Satanic Arkansas's show at Vino's to donate proceeds to Planned Parenthood in Sen. Rapert's name

    A group called Satanic Arkansas is throwing a concert at Vino's this Saturday night, with all proceeds going to the reproductive health care nonprofit in Sen. Jason Rapert's name.

    21c Museum Hotel exhibits work by Fayetteville artists

    Paintings by Hannah McBroom and Shabana Kauser and woodcuts by Kasey Ramirez, all transplants to Fayetteville, are now on exhibit on the guest room floors of 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville, part of The Elevate at 21c program for artists living and working near the museum. You do not have to be a guest to see the works; just ask at the desk.

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