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U.S.: Put Barber in prison for years

Defense balks at 235-293 months

Subscriber onlyFederal prosecutors want former Fayetteville real-estate developer Brandon Barber to serve about 20 years in prison for conspiracy to commit bankruptcy fraud, money laundering and conspiracy to commit bank fraud, according to a court document filed Thursday. Continue reading...

DNA tests in '94 death underway, project says

County declines to appeal court order

Subscriber onlyDNA testing of evidence from a 1994 homicide scene in Green Forest has been moving forward since a June 3 court order, said Karen Thompson, a lawyer with a New York-based nonprofit called the Innocence Project. Continue reading...

2 plead innocent to charges of murder

Subscriber onlyTwo half brothers have pleaded innocent in Crawford County Circuit Court to capital murder charges in the shooting death last month of an Alma man. Continue reading...

Retrial set for Bull Shoals chief

U.S. to try again after mistrial on excessive force charge

Subscriber onlyA new trial for Bull Shoals Police Chief Daniel Sutterfield is scheduled to begin Aug. 18 in federal court in Fayetteville. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart U.S. chief Simon to leave

Subscriber onlyBill Simon, the face behind Wal-Mart's Made in America initiative, is leaving after eight years with the company and four years as head of the retailer's largest operating segment, Wal-Mart U.S. Continue reading...

Alliance drafts letter to block Tyson deal

Merger forms monopoly, group says

Subscriber onlyA coalition of more than 80 trade organizations and faith-based groups are lobbying the U.S. Department of Justice to block the pending Tyson Foods Inc. acquisition of Hillshire Brands. Continue reading...

Bentonville To Pick Up Storm Debris

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A citywide cleanup of debris from Wednesday's storm will start Tuesday. Continue reading...

Centerton Neighborhood Market To Get Fuel Station

Subscriber onlyCENTERTON -- The Planning Commission this week gave Walmart the green light to build a fuel station on the east side of the Neighborhood Market at East Centerton Boulevard and Greenhouse Road. Continue reading...

Filings For Northwest Arkansas Municipal Elections Begins Today

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Washington County Set To Triple Early Poll Sites

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County's Election Commission may ask the Quorum Court for the money needed to open six early polling places in November's election. The number would triple the early voting sites the county opened during the 2012 election. Continue reading...

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Public Meetings

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Advocates: Prekindergarten Program Effective For Students

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The state's prekindergarten education program improved student achievement more than any other measure that followed court-ordered school reform in 2007, child advocates were told Thursday. Continue reading...

Rogers Woman Concerned With Weather Policy At Aquatic Center

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Wednesday's fast moving storm caught employees off guard at the Rogers Aquatic Center, leading one grandparent to question the evacuation policy at the center. Continue reading...

Squirrel Cook Off Receives Money From Bentonville Commission

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The Advertising and Promotion Commission gave $10,000 to four events at its Thursday meeting. Continue reading...

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