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  • Democrats should run on Obamacare, Bill Clinton says

    Bill Clinton encouraged Democrats to run on President Obama's healthcare law Wednesday, saying it was bringing down the cost of healthcare in the U.S. and that with 8 million people enrolled, "we’re rockin' along pretty good here." Vulnerable...
  • Arkansas judge fixes 'clerical error,' officially OKing gay marriage

    Same-sex marriages were expected to resume Thursday in parts of Arkansas after a local judge clarified a ruling he made last week that had left county clerks confused as to whether the state’s ban on gay marriage had really been struck down....
  • Arkansas Supreme Court halts same-sex marriages

    Without explanation, the Arkansas Supreme Court on Friday halted the the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples by granting a request to stay a lower court ruling that had invalidated all laws banning gay marriage. Hundreds of gays and...
  • Gay marriage begins in Arkansas, but for how long?

    Several same-sex couples received marriage licenses from a county in Arkansas on Saturday, the morning after a judge held the Southern state’s ban on gay marriage to be unconstitutional. More than a dozen similar rulings have been handed down...
  • Rick Scott's stance on vouchers scares teachers

    Rick Scott's stance on vouchers scares teachers
    Gov. Rick Scott, the scary bald man now in charge of our state, is scaring the bejabbers out of the public-school establishment. The vouchers-for-all proposal put out by his transition team has the state teachers unions in a panic. The Florida Education...
  • Report: Teen basketball impostor tells GQ 'I know who I am'

    Report: Teen basketball impostor tells GQ 'I know who I am'
    Guerdwich Montimere, a former Dillard basketball player who is facing felony charges for portraying himself as 16-year-old Jerry Joseph in Texas, gave his first interview in 13 months to GQ magazine. In the July 2011 issue, Michael J. Mooney writes:...
  • Walmart planned for Davie would destroy wetlands

    Walmart planned for Davie would destroy wetlands
    A Walmart planned for central Davie would destroy more than 17 acres of wetlands, as the company paves over former farm fields for the new store, according to federal permit application filed by the company. The wetlands and ponds on the site, at the...
  • Justin Moore: The man from Poyen

    Justin Moore: The man from Poyen
    Justin Moore couldn’t be prouder of his down-home roots. The 26-year-old Arkansas native who loves baseball, Bud Light, his straw Resistol cowboy hat and the gun he inherited from his grandfather will return to the Kiss Country Chili Cookoff this...
  • La Tribu Seminole celebra su aniversario con un colorido Pow Wow

    Calificados como rebeldes cimarrones porque nunca se doblegaron frente al 'invasor" español ni ante el gobierno estadounidense que en 1830 quiso enviarlos a reservaciones en Arkansas, la Tribu Seminole de Florida está celebrando 100 años de su...
  • Book Review: 'The Quotable Hitchens'

    Book Review: 'The Quotable Hitchens'
    Through his Vanity Fair essays, his books and his television appearances, Christopher Hitchens has become one of our leading provocateurs, saying what many of us might be thinking (though he's more articulate) but are afraid to utter. Public intellectual,...
  • Soda and stories at the Dr Pepper Museum

    Soda and stories at the Dr Pepper Museum
    Mike Moss is one of the few soda jerks who knows what a customer means when he hollers, "Shoot me a Waco!" Sure, it's a small city along Interstate 35, about halfway between Dallas and Austin, but for folks in the know, it's where the soda pop that Texans...