Fayetteville should improve income gap between white, black residents, Gates Foundation representative says

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Fayetteville has been a progressive leader throughout the South when it comes to race relations, but the city could do more to bridge the income gap between black and white residents, according to the keynote speaker at the city's third annual Black History Month program.

Bills aim to develop workforce

Subscriber onlyAn ongoing push for high school students to earn industry certifications has educators, business representatives and lawmakers working to pass a bill to support the development of regional workforce centers.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

Benton County to make 'data-based decisions' on roads with detailed survey

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County roads will get a more rigorous examination than the traditional "eyeball test" as technology is applied to the evaluation and planning process.

Children's dental health gets spotlight in Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber onlyMany parents don't know it's important to take care of their kids' baby teeth, dentists and health organizations said this week.

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Ozark Transit study to focus on rapid bus line possibilities in Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Ozark Regional Transit is struggling to rise from the ashes of a devastating fire that destroyed most of its bus fleet, but officials still are looking at ways to expand services down the road.

Arkansas Grown hosts Northwest Arkansas conversation for farmers, restaurateurs in Springdale

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Northwest Arkansas farmers and growers are hearing requests for more organic produce and protein, but providing those options can be tricky and expensive.


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Suffrage suffered in wringer of House

Subscriber onlyHaving thrilled everyone with Part One on Feb. 20, Old News today trots out the second half of a report that appeared in the Arkansas Gazette on March 3, 1917.

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Greg Harton: Town hall tumult

Subscriber onlyLast week's town hall meetings in Northwest Arkansas were vital events that accomplished virtually nothing in terms of governing this nation.

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Startup looks to get hooks in brow lifts

Subscriber onlyMINNEAPOLIS -- Zift Medical has a small footprint, but it's hoping to make big changes in aesthetic medicine.