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Writing From the Soul for NWA Youth

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By Terrah Baker Writing for the Soul Workshop of Northwest Arkansas, that features therapeutic writing techniques, just concluded one of their workshops geared towards troubled youth. It was created to provide an outlet for all teens, but specifically those who were struggling in school and society. Writing for the Soul is the brainchild of TGIM…

Budget Realignment Reflects Pentagon’s Vision of Covert and Endless War

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By Brian J. Trautman The Pentagon’s budget proposal for next year was announced last week by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. In an interview with The New York Times, Hagel argued that to meet today’s national security needs, the Department of Defense (DoD) must shift its focus and capabilities away from “fighting grinding ground conflicts”…

The Intercept Keeps Up with Leaked NSA Documents

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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 fearless, adversarial journalism across a wide range of issues.” After the exposure of the U.S. National Security Agency’s (NSA’S) communication filtering and collection capabilities and…

SWEPCO Says Need For Reliable Power Outweights Concerns

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Editor’s Note: In response to the Administrative Law Judge’s approval of SWEPCO’s new powerline, this is what one SWEPCO rep. had to say: We are certainly aware of the many concerns about this project. We will work hard to complete the project in a responsible manner that will minimize the impact while serving the needs…