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LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Highway Commission and the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) are urging a unified effort between citizens and workers to increase work zone safety … more
“Snow day.”Those were once the two most glorious words ever uttered on an early morning radio broadcast.When I was a kid in the ‘70s, it was pure heaven to wake to snow-blanketed … more
I’m not seeking sympathy, but I’m writing this on the eve of my annual physical exam.Don’t infer that I’m bragging about a commendable lifelong habit. By “annual,” … more
Last week, Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema threw a wrench into Democrats’ plan on voting rights by continuing to oppose her own party’s efforts to reform the Senate filibuster.She’s … more
While President Biden’s downward spiral in public approval continues, nervous Democrats have sought to reassure one another to remain calm, insisting there remains ample time for the … more
The U.S. Supreme Court recently struck down President Biden’s and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) vaccine mandate on private businesses with over 100 employees. … more
President Biden marked one year in office on January 20. So far his agenda hasn’t lived up to his own lofty rhetoric and unbridled confidence when he was asking voters to send him to the White … more
I’d like to talk about two doctors and the mask-making company they started in Mountain Home.Dr. Rob Conner, a veterinarian, and Dr. Kyle McAlister, a radiologist, created The Masketeers early … more
LITTLE ROCK – The state Division of Children and Family Services intends to try out a new method of intervention, by assigning cases to a team of workers instead of to an individual.The … more
Journalists have been debating how to most effectively cover a defeated ex-president who lies as he breathes and aspires to restore his reign by any means necessary.Donald Trump has an iron grip on … more
Fact: families take many forms.Grandparents rear grandchildren. Never-married siblings share the ancestral homeplace until death. High school sweethearts get married in a fever but gradually drift … more
It almost seems like the CDC wants to sink cruise ships.Since the start of its war against COVID-19 the CDC – everyone’s favorite public health care bureaucracy – has been … more
As 2022 begins, my office looks forward to another year of serving the constituents of the Fourth District. Part of that service is showing the young people in our state how they can make a … more
LITTLE ROCK – The legislature has begun budget hearings in preparation for the 2022 fiscal session, which begins on February 14.Legislators will consider the governor’s proposed balanced … more
A November 2021 Gallup poll identified inflation as one of the top five most important issues for Americans. This is no surprise considering the price increases we’re facing for everyday … more
Hello, 2022.We hope you’re not expecting to get the honeymoon treatment that most New Years have gotten throughout history.You see, 2022, most of us are very cranky here in the USA and we have … more
A YouTube video magically transported me back to what I was watching on Thursday, January 13, 1972.The clip from NBC’s red-hot “Flip Wilson Show” features Flip as a standup comedian … more
We yawn as we drift toward doom. The news is relentless, for those who deign to pay attention.For instance, scientists discovered last month that a massive (and, until now, stable) ice shelf at the … more
It’s New Year’s again and time to hope for a happier future.Last year at this time we were hoping for a better year in 2021, but that sure as heck didn’t work out, did it?Forget the … more
If you recently bought meat from a local farmer, you are not alone. Over the past 22 months, millions of Americans quit overpaying at the grocery store and began buying food grown closer to home. … more
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