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The Intercept Keeps Up with Leaked NSA Documents

By Terrah Baker “The short-term mission is to provide a platform to report on the documents previously provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden … Their long-term mission is to produce

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By Amy Alkon “Just because your boyfriend’s parents give him cash and snow tires (and don’t even make him do tricks like a seal for every penny) doesn’t mean he’s

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Wind Powers Bright Future

By EarthTalk Hydroelectric sources of power dwarf other forms of renewable energy, but wind power has been a dominant second for years, and continues to show “hockey stick” growth moving


Political Pollution

By Rachel Birdsell “They think that somehow they know more about climate change than the very community that does nothing but study the climate.” Is anyone besides me thinking about

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Mardi Gras Celebrations in NWA

Staff Report Northwest Arkansas has had no shortage of Mardi Gras events in past years. Again this year, revelers and organizers of these many events will come together for the

Making Ripples

Winter Birding in Arkansas

By Amanda Bancroft “In 2013, participants in 111 countries counted about 33.5 million birds, documenting 4,258 species — more than one-third of the world’s bird species!” From February 14-17, you


J. William Fulbright: Can an Empire Change Its Attitude?

If you previously knew anything about J. William Fulbright, it was probably of his educational exchange program, one of the world’s most admired peacemaking innovations. One proposed exchange, as recounted