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Torres, Holly cases show cost for defense

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The last two capital murder cases that have gone to trial in Benton County have run up a combined tab of almost $275,000, with the majority of the money going to defense teams trying to spare their clients from death row. Continue reading...

Russellville man faces stalking case

Subscriber onlyA man was arrested Wednesday on accusations that he tried to solicit sexual favors from a minor online, officials said. Continue reading...

Two more candidates vie to lead ASU

Subscriber onlyTwo more people are in the running to be the next chancellor of Arkansas State University. Continue reading...

Jury out 38 minutes, acquits Little Rock man of assaulting girl, 4

Subscriber onlyA 50-year-old Pine Bluff man accused of molesting a neighbor's 4-year-old daughter who had developed an "almost obsessive" fixation on him was acquitted at trial of sexual assault charges on Wednesday. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

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NW BUSINESS PEOPLE

Subscriber onlyPatricia Braun, RN, was promoted to director of emergency medicine and intensive-care services at Sparks Medical Center–Van Buren. She has more than 30 years of nursing experience and has been a part of Sparks Van Buren for seven years. Braun earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from University of Texas, a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Arkansas State University and will complete a master’s degree in nursing from University of Texas in May. Continue reading...

ON THE AGENDA

Subscriber onlyMonday 1:30-3 p.m. — Arkansas adult education classes, Goodwill Career Center, 1001 S. Mt. Olive St., Siloam Springs. Classes include: employability, customer service, clerical, bank teller and industrial. Information: (479) 373-6120. Continue reading...

Benton County OKs bid on War Eagle Bridge repair

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials say War Eagle Bridge should be repaired and ready for normal traffic by the end of September. Continue reading...

Gun bill signing almost certain, Fayetteville forum told

Subscriber onlyThe chances are slim the governor will veto a bill to allow concealed personal firearms on state college and university campuses, Sen. Uvalde Lindsey, D-Fayetteville, told constituents Friday. Continue reading...

Three arrested in connection with Springdale liquor store robbery

Subscriber only Three teenagers were arrested in connection with armed robbery at a liquor store Thursday. Continue reading...

Cave Springs lawsuit moved to federal court

Subscriber only A lawsuit by two Cave Springs city employees against city officials has been transferred to federal court. Continue reading...

Free tax filing link touted at Bentonville event

Subscriber onlyFree computer-assisted income tax filings are available to individuals with less than $64,000 income to report, the state's governor and senior U.S. senator reminded Arkansans at an event Friday. Continue reading...

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