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Roy Reed
Media & Marketing

Roy Reed, Mainstay of Arkansas Journalism, Dies at 87

Roy Reed, a Garland County native whose writings chronicled the civil rights movement for The New York Times and illuminated Arkansas history in well-crafted and often funny books about former Gov. Orval Faubus and the Arkansas Gazette, died Sunday in Fayetteville. read more >
Government & Politics

Political Capital, Maneuvering Aided King Bill Win (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

All it took was a Republican governor willing to spend political capital, a provision that helped the bill maneuver through committees and a closing argument from a lawmaker whose great-great grandfather left Mississippi to fight for the Union. read more >
Asa Hutchinson
Government & Politics

Asa Hutchinson: Remove Robert E. Lee from King Holiday

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday that he wants lawmakers to end the state's practice of commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on the same day. read more >
State Rep. Nate Bell, R-Mena, posted a tweet that said: "I wonder how many Boston liberals spent the night cowering in their homes wishing they had an AR-15 with a hi-capacity magazine?"
Government & Politics

Bill by Nate Bell Would Remove Robert E. Lee from MLK Day

Robert E. Lee's birthday would no longer be celebrated on the same day as Martin Luther King Day under a bill introduced by an Arkansas lawmaker. read more >