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Older Drivers Are Safer Than We Think [POLL]

Ok, it seems like every week we read about a senior citizen who drove into the side of a building or crashed their vehicle thru a window. But did you know older drivers are actually the more safer drivers on the streets.

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ACM’s Non-Country Star Presenters-What Do You Think? [POLL]

So did you happen to catch the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards the other night. Is it my imagination or has country music lost it's way on who presents the award trophies.

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Home Sweet Brothel-Legalization? [POLL]

Have you heard about this?  In a ruling last week, the high court in Ontario, Canada found most of the nation’s laws that govern prostitution is unconstitutional.

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Kohl’s Cares For Kids At Runnin’ WJ Ranch [VIDEO]

My wife works for Kohl's and their company has a program called 'Kohl's Cares' (committed to kids health and education) in which employees of the store are asked to do volunteer work for a local children's charity or event in our community. Recently, my wife asked me if I would be willing to go along and support her at an event for physical, social and mentally disabled kids at the Runnin' WJ Ranch in Texarkana.

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Shame on Those Who Litter our Public Use Areas!

I will never understand why it's so hard for some people to pick up after themselves, or allow their kids to leave huge messes at our local parks and public use area's. It takes, what, less than 2 minutes to gather up your trash whenever you have a picnic at the park and put it in the garbage cans?

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How Do We End Bullying? Teach Kids They Are NOT Victims

I read an article this morning that said most parents aren't quite sure how to handle a bullying situation where their child is the one being bullied, which is probably why so many kids are being bullied every year. As someone who experienced bullying firsthand as a kid, and has had kids in school for the last 14 years, here are my thoughts.

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With Rising Gas Prices-What Would You Be Willing To Give Up?

Research continues to show that gas prices at the pump are putting a strain on the wallet. More than a third of us are saying we'll have to cut back something in order to keep driving a vehicle. What are you prepared to give up?

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To me, Razorback Sports is More Than Just Wins and Losses

Anyone who knows me knows how close I follow Razorback athletics. Whether it be football, basketball, baseball or ping pong, I try to keep up with how each team is doing. What I don't talk about often, however, is why I've come to love Arkansas athletics so much.

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Government Agency Taking Closer Look at Bank Overdraft Fees

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is conducting a study to determine if banks are manipulating the system to charge more overdraft fees. Well, duh...

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Fighting Racism in America. There’s a Better Way to Educate People.

Most have probably heard the story about the ESPN editor who was fired for using the term "chink in the armor" in a story about New York Nicks star Jeremy Lin. It's your typical, ignorant person used a phrase one group finds offensive and is labeled a racist and is tarred and feathered as a result, type of story. In trying to look at both sides of the issue, I think there's a better way for the offended group to get their point across.

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Commentary: Time to end the Great Stadium Debate

According to an article at arkansasonline.com, War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock is considering expanding in the hopes that the University of Arkansas will continue to pay them for the privilege of playing there a couple of times each year.

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Lunar Colony Artist Rendition. Circa 1989. Courtesy of NASA
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What’s Wrong With Newt’s Moon Colony Idea?

A lot has been made about Newt Gingrich's proposal that the U.S. work towards building a lunar colony. I ask, what's wrong with this idea?

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