Author - Evin Demirel

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Parks and Tourism a Good Fit for War Memorial, Governor Says

“I want the Razorbacks to continue playing in War Memorial Stadium.” Asa Hutchinson details his plans and hopes for the Little Rock landmark. Kane Webb, director of parks and tourism, answers questions Tuesday while his boss looks over his shoulder during press conference on October...

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Can Bret Bielema rebound from the massacre on the Plains?

Bret Bielema talks with an official during the second half on Saturday as the game was sliding from bad to worse at Auburn. (AP photo by Butch Dill) 56-3 loss to Auburn raises doubts about Hog coach’s core tenents   Big mouth. Big body. Big-time rebounding ability. We’re not talking...

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Proposed amendment could let Hutchinson govern from abroad

The modern state governor seems to be one in nearly perpetual motion, eager fly to other states and nations to pitch businesses on the merits of Home. And so it is in Arkansas, where Governor Asa Hutchinson is en route to becoming the most mobile governor in state history. Right now, Governor...

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The Springdale session: AMP’s interview with Johnelle Hunt

Arkansas businesswoman Johnelle Hunt recently sat down with Arkansas Money & Politics’ Evin Demirel to discuss, among other things, the experiences she and her late husband, J.B. Hunt, had with Central High desegregation crisis, the role of corporations in Arkansas public education, and her...