Trends & Analysis

What's Likely to Mobilize Voter Turnout in Arkansas? (Heather Yates On Politics)

What's Likely to Mobilize Voter Turnout in Arkansas? (Heather Yates On Politics)

Elections are hard to predict, and voter turnout can be even harder. But a few variables can offer insight. Ahead of the election, I'm looking at how these factors could play out in Arkansas.
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Still Big on Little Rock (Millie Ward Commentary)

here has recently been what seems to be an unbalanced portrayal of Little Rock — a great deal of criticism and glass-half-empty viewpoints. I'd like to present an alternative glass-half-full view of Little Rock.
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Skyline Report: Homes Prices Rise, Lot Supply Remains Low

In northwest Arkansas, home prices continued to rise in the first half of 2018, while the supply of available lots for residential construction stayed low, according to Arvest Bank's Skyline Report.
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Total Charitable Giving in the U.S. Crosses $400 Billion in 2017

Giving exceeded $400 billion in a single year for the first time, rising 5.2 percent last year — 3 percent adjusted for inflation — over the $389.64 contributed in 2016. read more >

Stars Upon Thars (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

“The Sneetches” — those birdlike creatures with either plain yellow bellies or “stars upon thars” — are old enough for Medicare, and yet Dr. Seuss' children's classic on the dangers of tribalism seems as fresh as today's Twitter feed. read more >

5 Tips for an Effective Email (Sarah Clements Expert Advice)

Because email has become so popular, it is important to get the most out of your message. Follow these five tips to help construct an effective message. read more >

US Consumer Prices Up Slight 0.1 Percent in September

Consumer prices edged up a slight 0.1 percent in September as energy prices retreated after a big gain in August. read more >

What's Likely to Mobilize Voter Turnout in Arkansas? (Heather Yates On Politics)

Elections are hard to predict, and voter turnout can be even harder. But a few variables can offer insight. Ahead of the election, I'm looking at how these factors could play out in Arkansas. read more >

Skyline Report: Homes Prices Rise, Lot Supply Remains Low

In northwest Arkansas, home prices continued to rise in the first half of 2018, while the supply of available lots for residential construction stayed low, according to Arvest Bank's Skyline Report. read more >

Millennial Salaries Adjusted State by State

The map, created by the website HowMuch.net, a cost information website, shows median annual salaries for millennials on an adjusted basis. read more >

Pay No Attention to 'Dr. Death' (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Neurosurgeon Christopher Duntsch botched 33 of the 37 spinal surgeries he performed in Dallas in just a year and a half. Texas tort reform may have prevented the public learning more about his butchery. read more >