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What's Next: Little River County and Texarkana must face questions on expanded alcohol sales

Published May. 23 2016

Cities across Bowie County have been voting to allow retail beer and wine sales. And that has cut into the...

Why some choose to live like they do

Published May. 23 2016

WOODSTOCK, Ga.—I like to go back to Metro Atlanta often enough to remember why I left. Atlanta, of course, is...

Good reason for Obama to visit Hiroshima

Published May. 23 2016

Everyone won't agree on this, by any means, but I'm glad that President Obama will be making a stop at...

False charge hurts fight against real injustice

Published May. 23 2016

Last month, a pastor named Jordan Brown, who is openly gay, went into a Whole Foods Market in Austin, Texas,...

Honor Deserved: Female WWII pilots can again be laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery

Published May. 23 2016

As we approach Memorial Day this weekend, we remember brave service members who sacrificed for this nation.

Rangers, Arlington both win with pointless new stadium

Published May. 23 2016

ARLINGTON, Texas—Picture the following: You invest $250,000 to build a house with the intention that after 30 years not only...

Away with 'mandatory arbitration' in contracts

Published May. 22 2016

A federal watchdog agency has the opportunity to protect consumers in a big way.

Trump's could prompt Republican soul-searching

Published May. 22 2016

Now comes the interesting part: watching the national Republican establishment work through its identity crisis and either coalesce around its...

SRBA leadership strategy questioned

Published May. 22 2016

Critics of SRBA operations often point to former Texarkana, Texas, Mayor John Jarvis as a tool of Dallas' efforts to...

Alternatives: Graduating seniors here have local options for controlling college costs

Published May. 22 2016

As the high school year ends and seniors graduate, many parents have something to worry about over the summer as...

The inaugural address we won't hear

Published May. 22 2016

WASHINGTON—The mere possibility of a Donald Trump presidency—gold-plated faucets in the house first occupied by John and Abigail Adams—will perhaps...

Today's version of Magic-Bird is Curry-James

Published May. 22 2016

This is our Magic vs. Bird Savor it.

Trucking Along: Colorado head of small-truck pack, adds diesel

Published May. 22 2016

The only trouble with a head-turning, grin-making, standing-ovation first act is coming up with a good second.

No need for chauffeur

Published May. 22 2016

Don't be fooled by the Rolls-Royce Wraith's twinkling starlight ceiling, a passenger-captivating collection of fiber optic lights woven into the...

With 2017 Ridgeline, Honda produces ultimate tailgater

Published May. 22 2016

I admit I am not a guy who tailgates. The redesigned 2017 Honda Ridgeline, however, might change all that.

Luxurious RX makes cheaper NX look bad

Published May. 22 2016

Interested in a new Lexus SUV? Don't do what I did. Don't drive the best one first.

Harvard's crackdown disingenuous at best

Published May. 21 2016

WASHINGTON—It appears Harvard wants to take some of the elite out of its notorious elitism.

Cheers & Jeers

Published May. 21 2016

Cheers & Jeers for May 21, 2016

Morley Safer: Broadcast legend on the job almost until the end

Published May. 21 2016

They say if you do what you love you'll never work a day in your life.

Forecasting in the age of Donald Trump

Published May. 21 2016

Ray Fair of Yale University says that if his election forecasting model is correct, the Republican nominee is likely to...

Lessons from the man and the musical

Published May. 21 2016

The popularity of the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton" offers us all an opportunity to consider the wisdom of one of...

What's In A Name?: New poll indicates most Native Americans don't care about Redskins team moniker

Published May. 19 2016

For quite some time now, there has been a controversy over the Washington Redskins' name.

Grousing about rigged system ignores rules in place

Published May. 19 2016

A persistent theme of Bernie Sanders' insurgent Democratic campaign—and, until recently Donald Trump's—is that the political system is rigged against...