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Northwest Arkansas transit provider rebounds, looks toward growth

Subscriber onlyOzark Regional Transit will begin replacing its destroyed bus fleet by the end of the year, the service's director said Wednesday.

Arkansas' largest health insurance company seeks to raise price 7.8% on exchange

Subscriber onlyArkansas' largest health insurance company has proposed an average price increase of 7.8 percent for the plans it offers on the state's health insurance exchange, including those that cover Medicaid recipients under the Arkansas Works program, state officials announced Wednesday.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

Benton County planners hear marijuana business plan

Subscriber onlyBenton County planners got an initial look Wednesday at a proposal for a marijuana cultivation operation, but no formal action is scheduled.

Eureka Springs robber who fled in taxi gets prison time

Subscriber onlyA Berryville man who robbed a bank, used a taxi as a getaway car and then used the money from the robbery to buy a motorcycle from a Bentonville police officer's son was sentenced Wednesday to nine months in federal prison.

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Brown given 12 years in prison for fatal Fayetteville stabbing

Subscriber onlyRashad Santon Brown was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison for stabbing Cedric Oliver to death.

Help, not court, for two Fayetteville women accused of elder abuse

Subscriber onlyTwo women charged with elder abuse will get help through a diversion program rather than facing prosecution.




Subscriber onlyHARRIS BRAKE LAKE Crappie are in deep water and biting on Bobby Garland Baby Shad in Shiny Hiney, Glimmer Blue, BBQ Chicken, Cajun Crickets, Blue Ice, Shimmer, Monkey Milk, crystal and bone/chartreuse colors, as well as Penny Back Shad and 1¼-inch Itty Bit Swim'r and minnows. Catfish are biting on minnows, worms and frozen shad. Bass are biting buzzbaits and minnows, worms, lizards, Brush Hogs and Whopper Plopper. Bream are biting well on crickets, worms and Rock Hopper.


Charitable groups' solicitations go too far

Subscriber onlyA word of advice to all charitable organizations: Do not send me any more calendars. I received 10 to 12 of them last year, and have already gotten about four this year, and it's only July. The same applies to return address labels. How many do they think the average person can use in a year, besides the fact that people don't write personal letters anymore? This is such a waste of paper, postage and printing costs.


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10 startups woo potential clients

Subscriber onlyExecutives with the 10 startup companies in Little Rock's financial technology accelerator program presented their businesses Wednesday to a standing-room only crowd of about 350 finance executives, business leaders and investors.