Job for Woods friend a kickback, government contends

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A job for a Gold Star mother was part of kickbacks to then-Sen. Jon Woods in return for state General Improvement Fund grants to Ecclesia College, the government argued Friday.

Walmart exec's pay down 22%

Subscriber onlyExecutive compensation packages for Walmart's top executives showed a general decline, and the company detailed further its changes for its annual shareholders meeting as part of its annual proxy statement filed Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Lender called 'reckless,' hit with $1B fine

Subscriber onlyFederal regulators hit Wells Fargo with a $1 billion civil penalty Friday after finding that the company had failed to catch problems in its auto and mortgage businesses over several years, cost customers millions of dollars and even wrongfully repossessed their cars.

JBU hosts seventh disaster shelter competition in Siloam Springs

Subscriber onlySILOAM SPRINGS -- Construction management students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock gave a few cheers and clapped af...

Lowell OKs group to build science center

Subscriber onlyLOWELL — A science center planned for Kathleen Johnson Memorial Park will draw visitors from across Northwest Arkansas and beyond,...

Usable transit system takes time, wide-ranging cooperation, experts say

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Creating a useful, popular transit system in Northwest Arkansas will take patience and the joined efforts of the busines...

District-drawing bid rejected again by AG

Subscriber onlyAttorney General Leslie Rutledge on Thursday rejected, for the second time, the ballot title for a proposed constitutional amendme...

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

Let's Eat

Fork and Pie Crust to open Fayetteville location

Fork and Pie Crust owner Lori Rae looked and looked for a Fayetteville location before opening her first shop in Rogers and was thrilled when one came her way.

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Religion

Dangerous words

Subscriber onlySOUTHERN JILIN PROVINCE, China -- To the North Koreans gathered beneath a crucifix in an apartment in this northeastern Chinese border region, she is known as "mom." She feeds them, gives them a place to stay and, on occasion, money.

Outdoors

Talk tips off new anglers at Beaver Lake

Subscriber onlySpeakers love to get questions at their programs. There were some great ones at a talk about Beaver Lake fishing held April 1 at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area.

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Business

Surge in oil prices draws Trump's ire

Subscriber onlyOil rose for a second straight week as OPEC's commitment to rebalance the market and geopolitical risks to global supplies overshadowed U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet on "artificially Very High" prices.