U.S. plans to exit old treaty on mail rates

Subscriber onlyPresident Donald Trump plans to withdraw from a 144-year-old, 192-nation postal treaty that has allowed Chinese companies to ship small packages to the United States at a steeply discounted rate, undercutting U.S. competitors and flooding the market with cheap consumer goods.

Arkansas Teacher Retirement System money from lawsuits raises tension

Subscriber onlyA state lawmaker Wednesday tangled again with the departing head of the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System over the latter's testimony in July regarding how much the system has recovered through class-action lawsuits.

A shifting Tornado Alley: Numbers likely to rise in Arkansas, study finds

Subscriber onlyThe number of tornadoes in Arkansas will likely increase over the next 100 years, based on a study published Wednesday in the journal Climate and Atmospheric Science.

Capital murder trial underway for Chumley

Subscriber onlyA jury has been seated and the capital murder retrial of Mark Edward Chumley got underway Wednesday afternoon.

Benton County candidate arrested in connection with forgery

Subscriber onlyA candidate for Benton County justice of the peace was arrested Wednesday in connection with forgery.

Debt not city's, Fort Smith says

Subscriber onlyInsisting River Valley Sports Complex partners were responsible for failing to pay four contractors more than $200,000 for work on...

Collins, Garner differ on more than guns

Subscriber onlyNo member of the Northwest Arkansas delegation inspired more protests during the last legislative session than Rep. Charlie Collin...

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

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Big Sexy Food to open third food truck in Springdale

Subscriber onlyBig Sexy Food will open its third food truck at 205 E. Johnson Ave. in Springdale.


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Hogs look for full 60 on offense

Subscriber onlyIt looks like all systems are go for University of Arkansas quarterback Ty Storey and tailback Rakeem Boyd to return from injuries for Saturday's 11 a.m. homecoming game against Tulsa.


Fall Foliage Podcast

Flip Putthoff talks about the best fall foliage tours to take in Northwest Arkansas in his outdoors podcast.


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U.S. presses EU on trade concerns

Subscriber onlyUS Commerce secretary tests trans-Atlantic trade truce with outburst