News

Crawford wants COOL Rule amended

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, says the United States should revise its country-of-origin labeling rule after the World Trade Organization ruled in favor of Canada and Mexico in an ongoing dispute over the requirement that grocery stores indicate the country, or countries, where meat was born, raised and slaughtered.

McDaniel announces school safety initiative

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced Tuesday the launch of a training initiative for law enforcement officers, educators and emergency responders to help schools prepare for the possibility of active threats on campus.

Hutchinson, Ross spar over gun comments

LITTLE ROCK — Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson and Democratic candidate Mike Ross tangled Tuesday over their past statements on gun control and Hutchinson’s connections to overseas companies.

Sports

Clark Leading UAB Turnaround

FAYETTEVILLE — Former Arkansas offensive coordinator Garrick McGee was supposed to be returning as Alabama-Birmingham’s head coach this week.

Opinion

Editorial: Meaning of Columbus Day changed over time

Today, the nation pauses to observe Columbus Day. This holiday occupies an odd place in our history. A generation ago, it was still common to hear Columbus referred to as the “discoverer” of America. As most folks now readily concede, the Vikings had set up colonies in Greenland and Newfoundland four centuries before Columbus.

Videos