Little Rock Nine honored by states' officials

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- The nation's secretaries of state Sunday honored members of the Little Rock Nine, recognizing them for a lifetime of leadership and public service.

Arkansas hog farm in Buffalo River watershed ordered to manage manure

Subscriber onlyOperators of an unpermitted hog farm in the Buffalo River's watershed must clear improperly stored hog manure and develop a plan to manage the manure by March 15, a judge has ordered.

Home-schooling continues to increase in Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber onlyThe number of home-schooled students in Northwest Arkansas grew at three times the rate as the rest of the state in 2016.

County judge tables poll proposal

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — Benton County’s justices of the peace apparently will decide how to pay for the $30 million court building without a...

Initiative partners Air Force, schools; Arkansas among first targets

Subscriber onlyFacing future recruitment and retention shortfalls, the U.S. Air Force is experimenting with a new approach, and Arkansas is one o...

UALR's art, design department for 1st time under one roof

Subscriber onlyThe move started at the end of October with kilns.

Florida school survivors slam Trump over tweets

Subscriber onlyPARKLAND, Fla. -- Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused their anger Sunday at President Donald Trump,...

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

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Bentonville chef nominated for James Beard award

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The Hive's Executive Chef Matthew McClure is a semifinalist for the 2018 James Beard Foundation restaurant and chef awards, according to a press release from 21c Museum Hotel restaurant.

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That’ll get attention

Subscriber onlyAssembly members Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, D-San Diego, and Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, have introduced legislation that would ban organized tackle football in California until high school. This will certainly draw ferocious push-back from football fans, those who think government shouldn’t micromanage family decisions and the vast majority of adults who enjoyed playing the sport growing up and didn’t end up with brain damage. But in a nation in which more than 2 million kids play in youth football leagues, the lawmakers have identified a genuine public health issue that demands attention.

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Amazon exceeding 3 top retailers in apparel sales

Subscriber onlyU.S. shoppers may be ordering more clothing than socks and underwear on Amazon after all.