• Why we get frantic, then burn out

    How many times have you worked like a fiend on something and then found yourself so burned out you couldn’t bear to even look at it again? You’re not alone. The up down cycle of intense work followed by a sloth-like period of no results …

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  • New bullying problem for schools: Parents

    When you visit Brooklyn, you have to be amazed at the number of stoops. They’re scenic and historical. These graceful old stairways were often built steep because they were constructed during the era when Grand Pianos thrived, and when people would gather on the stoops …

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  • Rocktober

    Welcome to Rocktober, Baby. That’s what all the rock and roll radio stations call this, the 10th month of the year. Doesn’t require more than a casually cocked ear to realize the airwaves are flooded with concerts and giveaways and promotional tie-ins. All in the …

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  • Are you giving enough to charity?

    Was F. Scott Fitzgerald scouring through IRS data when he wrote about the differences between the very rich and the rest of us? Using statistics from itemized returns (2006-12), the Chronicle of Philanthropy (a Washington-based newspaper covering the nonprofit world) recently revealed that poor and …

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  • Dodd was 17 when he was executed for spying during Civil War

    It was a freezing cold day in Little Rock in January 1864. The hangman’s noose hung over a rickety wagon in a makeshift gallows. A large crowd had braved the bitter weather to witness the sad spectacle. The condemned was accused spy and Camden resident …

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  • Take some responsibility, please

    Recently the University of Wisconsin has made the news due to allegations that members of a fraternity put “date rape” drugs into women’s drinks at a recent party. Police have stated that several women who attended a Sept. 12 party hosted by the Tau Kappa …

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  • Stay alive!

    Last week, I was obsessed with breaking news on Little Rock Realtor Beverly Carter. I followed it from the moment I heard she had been abducted. When I was a young reporter meeting people I didn’t know in weird places for interviews, my mother worried …

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  • Let women serve in combat

    There was joke that made the rounds when Bill Clinton was trying to figure out how to allow gays in the military without upsetting morale. “Gays in the military,” the joke went. “Next thing you know they’ll want to be interior decorators!” Of course, gays …

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  • Baseball drinks up and dumbs down

    On the road in Atlanta, the Pirates learned they were among 10 teams to make it to baseball’s postseason. Reporter Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette described what followed: “The center of the visiting clubhouse turned into a fountain of champagne and beer. Everyone wore …

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  • Republicans need to think bigger and smarter

    Fred Barnes of The Weekly Standard is really on to something with his call for Republicans to “Go Big or Go Home.” Fred reminds us that Republicans have won big with big ideas in the past, such as “1978, when the Kemp-Roth tax cut was …

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  • Ark. congressman presided over quiz show scandal hearings

    Oren Harris had led a life of dedication and integrity that led him into public service. The one-time El Dorado lawyer would find that integrity tested as a member of Congress. In 1959, Harris and his congressional committee became the epicenter of one of the …

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  • Keep your gator out of the tub

    A law is defined by Webster’s Dictionary as the rules and regulations or collection of rules established in a community under the authority of the state or nation and applicable to all the people. Laws exist for the protection of people and their property, to …

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