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Teachers in Little Rock Public Schools are planning a one day strike this Thursday, November 14th, in response to the decertification of the Little Rock Education Association (LREA) and the ongoing battle with the Arkansas Board of Education. The State Board of Education, which currently controls the Little Rock schools, …

Saline County is not typically the first place that comes to mind when looking for a growing local artisan scene. The Little Rock suburbs quickly fell behind the resurgence of local art and food that has taken place over the past decade, instead being a hub for chain restaurants and …

36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’[a] 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’[b] 40 All the …

The sound of hammering and sawing will soon fill the galleries of the Museum of Discovery during its latest project, “Build It Lab,” a hands-on exploration into the world of construction.  In partnership with AGC Arkansas, the state’s largest association of commercial contractors; University of Arkansas at Little Rock; and …

Every year at precisely this point while the rest of the country is honoring a man who sacrificed his life so that others (not just blacks) could live without tyranny, we in Arkansas engage in an ongoing debate about whether or not we should continue to jointly celebrate the day with …

Welcome to the haze of mid-season football. The point where rationality is thrown out the window.  It is hard time for Razorback fans, so many close calls have left the cardinal wearing Saturday fans disgruntled. I think it is important to take a step back and realize this is exactly …

I grew up in a completely non-political family. We never discussed politics, there was nothing to influence my decisions. I came to the Democratic party growing up in the 90’s. I saw a local party that inspired me to cast my first votes when the time came around. The same …

Heading into the final week before elections I see a lot of questions about the amendment proposal that extends term limits for the state legislature. The thought of raising term limits appears scary in a world of high distrust in elected officials, but in reality it puts more power back …

We have reached that point in the political campaign season where most of us would rather set our nether regions ablaze than have to endure another political ad. In fact this election season feels considerably worse than average with two open congressional seats, an open Governor spot, open Attorney General, …

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was …

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