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VIDEO: Eclipse excites Bentonville students

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A burnt chicken nugget. A clipped toenail. A cat smiling.

Bentonville School Board to consider conduct code

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- School Board members agreed Monday to spend time at a future meeting considering a code of conduct for themselves.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

State's $25,931 went to senator, affidavit says

Subscriber onlyFORT SMITH -- State Sen. Jake Files, R-Fort Smith, put to his own uses more than $25,000 in state General Improvement Fund money he had obtained for a softball sports complex he was involved in developing, according to an affidavit filed Monday in U.S. District Court regarding a federal search warrant.

Rock, Centerton police settle wrongful arrest lawsuit

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A tentative settlement has been reached in a wrongful arrest lawsuit brought by a former Fayetteville High School student athlete against Centerton officials.

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VIDEO: Green Candy event brings global, local artists to downtown Fayetteville

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A group of spectators gathered with Argentinian artist Marina Zumi across the street from her mural on West Avenue to catch a glimpse of the solar eclipse Monday.

Northwest Arkansas religious leaders call for unity in the wake of national, racist violence

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Howard Monts waited in the pews at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on Monday night as local religious leaders shook hands and talked about ways to stop racism locally and nationally.



Standout defensive end on Hogs '88 championship team dies at 51

Subscriber onlyKerry Owens, a standout defensive end as a senior on the Arkansas Razorbacks' 1988 Southwest Conference championship team, died Saturday at his home in Denver. He was 51.

Northwest Arkansas Outdoors

'Home' improvement

Subscriber onlyAugust is usually an awful time to be in the woods, but nice weather makes this a good time to tend to some deer camp chores.


Great River Rumble starts on creek, ends on Mississippi

Subscriber onlyEditors note: The 22nd annual Great River Rumble canoe and kayak trip July 30-Aug. 5 explored Rush Creek and the Root River in southeast Minnesota, then the Mississippi River for a trip of 92 miles. Flip Putthoff, outdoors reporter for the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, was among the 200 paddlers. Here are excerpts from a journal he kept during the week.


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Sell-off by Fed elicits shrugs

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- The nation's business economists believe that the Federal Reserve's long-awaited move to start reducing its trove of bond holdings will push long-term bond rates higher, but most think the impact will be fairly modest.