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Civil Service Commission upholds Fayetteville policeman's 30-day suspension

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A policeman who said he was wrongly reprimanded for having controversial conversations with coworkers about department policies and Freedom of Information Act requests was found Friday to have violated police policy. Continue reading...

Highway Department reviews Fayetteville free speech complaint

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The state Highway and Transportation Department won't respond until Monday at the earliest to a complaint it's violating the free speech rights of anti-abortion protesters in Fayetteville, department spokesman Danny Straessle said Friday. Continue reading...

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Interstate 55 bridge closing causes detour

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK -- Construction will require closing a bridge over Interstate 55 and detouring traffic for a month in Mississippi County beginning Monday, according to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas sales tax strong for December

Subscriber onlySpringdale led the region in percentage growth of sales tax for the holiday season. Continue reading...

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Ozark Mountains British Brass Band to perform

Subscriber onlyOzark Mountains British Brass Band brings its unique sound to Siloam Springs on Sunday. Continue reading...

Walmart Foundation grant to support diabetes treatment

The Walmart Foundation has announced a $194,200 grant to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Northwest to support diabetes treatment in the Marshallese community in Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

State approves Fort Smith homeless grant

Subscriber onlyArkansas has approved grants totaling $695,000 allowing a coalition of agencies and groups in Fort Smith to begin acquiring property for a campus to consolidate services for the homeless. Continue reading...

Heart valve study at UA earns grant

Subscriber onlyA University of Arkansas researcher has received a $500,000 federal grant to further his studies on heart valve disease. Continue reading...

Fayetteville protestors claim First Amendment rights violated

Highway Department employee tells group they can’t use signs

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Participants in an anti-abortion protest held in the same place, in the same manner and at the same times twice a year since 2011 were told Monday they could no longer carry signs, organizers claim. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas bus service balances budget, drums up revenue

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Ozark Regional Transit reduced its expenditures and found revenue in December to offset a looming shortfall of roughly $74,000 pointed out in October, transit officials said during a board meeting Thursday. Continue reading...

Springdale man arrested in connection with sexually assaulting girl, possibly others

Subscriber onlyA Springdale man was arrested Wednesday after police said he grabbed a schoolgirl, tried to drag her into an alley and touched her sexually through her clothing at 4 p.m. Tuesday near Tolleson Loop, according to a news release Thursday. Continue reading...

Benton County Justices of the peace to choose assessor

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Former Benton County assessor Shirley Sandlin was tasked Thursday with using her 20 of years experience in that office to help fill to soon-to-be vacant post, Continue reading...

UAMS Northwest rececives grant

Subscriber onlyThe Walmart Foundation awarded a $194,200 grant to help the state's medical school treat diabetes in Northwest Arkansas' Marshallese community. Continue reading...