Author - Caleb Talley

AMP News June 2018

From Our Editor: Summoning Our Better Angels

June 2018 Issue by Caleb Talley More than a century and a half ago, as our country stood on the verge of civil war, President Abraham Lincoln urged his fellow Americans to summon “the better angels of our nature.” He pled for civility, the cultural tenet of respect for those with whom they...

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Arkansas Voters Make a Statement

by Caleb Talley Midterm elections, especially midterm primaries, don’t garner a whole lot of attention. But there was a lot on the line in Arkansas on Tuesday. As predicted, Gov. Asa Hutchinson fended off a challenge from his far right, defeating Jan Morgan in a landslide. Hutchinson’s victory...

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Election Day Roundup

Secretary of State Mark Martin’s office hasn’t predicted yet how many of Arkansas’ registered voters will show up to the ballots in today’s primary and nonpartisan judicial elections. Today’s election is also the first in which voters will be required by state law to show photo...

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Cash & Candor Exclusive: Gov. Asa Hutchinson

by Caleb Talley Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is just days away from the primary election, but you wouldn’t tell it. The first-term incumbent is calm, cool and collected inside the office of his campaign headquarters in downtown Little Rock. On Tuesday, Hutchinson hopes to stave off an upset from...

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Razorbacks to Continue Playing in Little Rock

The Arkansas Razorbacks will continue to play in Little Rock past this year, according to a source familiar to the situation. As reported Wednesday night by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the football team will play the Missouri Tigers at War Memorial Stadium in alternating years. Officials with...

Opinion Politics

Religion, North Korea and Mom

by Caleb Talley You might not have noticed, but religious liberty and the separation of church and state has been at the forefront recently at both the state and federal level. You’d be forgiven if you missed it, with all that’s going on in the world. Roughly two weeks ago, Sen. Jason Rapert...

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Fayetteville, Arkansas: Epicenter of the Universe

Story by Caleb Talley Fayetteville is a lot of things. It’s hip. And it’s historic. It’s green, and it’s diverse. It’s a college town, home of the state’s flagship university. It’s the startup city of the South, averaging a new business a day. It’s the third-largest city in...