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Friday
September 22, 2017
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Love bugs are not so lovely

If you’ve been in hiding or haven’t left your room over the past few weeks, you may be completely unaware of a problem we are current experiencing.

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Arkansas House Weekly Column

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), minorities in this country bear a disproportionate burden of disease, injury, and disability.

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Family of killed sailors hear Navy describe strain on force

WASHINGTON (AP) — As grieving family members watched, top Navy leaders and lawmakers on Tuesday said frequent extended deployments, delayed maintenance and nearly a decade of budget constraints have strained the U.S. Navy, possibly contributing to two ship collisions that killed 17 sailors.

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EDITORIAL

An old scam that’s resurfaced was the subject of a recent alert by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and we repeat the alert and pass along another warning about another scam that has been revised.

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State Capitol Week in Review

Arkansas has made progress in placing foster children with relatives, bringing the state’s rate for family placements to the national average.

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We've come full circle

It is a most rewarding and satisfying experience when two friends come full circle, and both feel as if they are making a positive difference in people’s lives.

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EDITORIAL

Last Friday’s Banner-News included the first of a three-part series on the scourge of methamphetamine abuse and addiction in Arkansas.

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Oh, the excitement fair week brings!

It’s fair week again! I remember how excited I used to get and how I'd save my allowance and any other money I could scrape together in the weeks and months leading up to the fair.

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