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Area faces high housing demand

Subscriber onlyMichelle Davis spends hours answering the steady ring of calls from working residents -- most single mothers -- who need help buying a home. She faced the struggle firsthand when it came time for her to find a place.

PHOTOS: New Arkansas veterinary hospital caters to big animals, including 450-pound tiger

Subscriber onlyA 450-pound tiger named Izzy was the first patient at the new veterinary hospital at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

A searchable database of restaurant inspections in Northwest Arkansas performed by the Department of Health.

Northwest Arkansas high schools report performance on ACT for Class of 2016

Subscriber onlyHaas Hall Academy of Fayetteville earned the highest average ACT score among 16 high schools reporting results for the Class of 2016.

Commitment to equity remains, Bentonville School District officials say

Subscriber onlyThe district will continue to work to ensure all schools have equal resources despite the board scrapping a policy to that effect, officials said.

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State Democrats hopeful on ticket

Subscriber onlyAt its state convention, the Democratic Party of Arkansas on Saturday passed a platform, selected a slate of electors and heard pep talks from candidates, fellow activists and a Hollywood celebrity.

War Eagle Bridge work nearing approval

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials are optimistic repairs to the historic War Eagle Bridge can begin around Nov. 1 and be completed before the 2017 spring craft fair in May.


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Matchmaking friends scored with introduction

Subscriber onlyWhen Brenda Miller's best friend, Sylvia, asked her to go to a movie with her boyfriend's best friend, she didn't hesitate to say yes.


Fishing this week

Subscriber onlyHOT SPOTS LAKE MAUMELLE The rain and cooler weather have activated the bass. Kentucky bass also are good and are being caught on crankbaits and jigs.


The adventure begins

Subscriber onlyI figured if Bobbie Oskarson of Colorado could happen across an 8.5-carat diamond in plain sight during her June visit to the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, why couldn't I? Hey, I'm as capable as anyone of root-hoggin' in the dirt and spotting a sparkly stone.


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Jag tops $21M, but car auction skidding

Subscriber onlyEven in the collectible car market, there are the 1 percenters and everyone else.