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Police: Springdale man kills mom, stepdad

Subscriber onlyA Springdale man with a history of mental illness and substance abuse fatally stabbed his mother and stepfather early Friday, police said.

AG calls on U.S. justices in crash-report dispute

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas attorney general is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to decide a question that has wound through state courts for more than a year.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

Rogers Fire Department earns rare accreditation

Subscriber onlyThe Fire Department was reaccredited by the Center for Public Safety Excellence at the Fire Rescue International Conference in San Antonio this week.

Northwest Arkansas Students give high marks to college's partnership with Italian school

Subscriber onlySome Northwest Arkansas Community College students had the opportunity to study in Italy this summer through a new partnership the college has forged with a university there.

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A Touch of Roots

Subscriber onlyThe seventh annual Fayetteville Roots Festival had its official launch party at the Fayetteville home of Hershey and Denise Garner on Thursday evening with what has been described by some as one of the best parties of the year in Northwest Arkansas.

Trail meeting provokes concern in Cave Springs

Subscriber onlyA trail planning meeting became a spirited public forum Friday morning when residents objected to the possibility of a trail running along their subdivision.



Displaced Iraqi Christians say return unsafe

Subscriber onlyAs operations to retake the militant-held city of Mosul ramp up, Iraqi Christians displaced from the area by the Islamic State group say that even if the militants are defeated militarily, the country will not be safe for minorities.


Upper Buffalo River offers attractions away from water

Subscriber onlyThere's not a canoe or kayak to be seen on the upper Buffalo National River in the heat of summer. The stream becomes a trickle along much of its course between Ponca and Pruitt access points. Trying to float that stretch in August would be more walking than paddling.


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Expansion not worth it for some small businesses

Subscriber onlyWhen a small business is successful, an owner will likely face the question of whether to grow. After a lot of soul-searching, many say no.