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Arts district aims to bring connection, sense of place

City leaders want to take what everyone loves about downtown and make it better by creating an arts district. Continue reading...

Avoca mayor resigns

Subscriber onlyAVOCA -- Avoca Mayor Jordan Sullivan resigned today, citing personal reasons. Continue reading...

Bentonville girl wins spelling bee again

Subscriber onlyA Bentonville sixth-grader won the Benton County Spelling Bee on Saturday for the fourth straight year. Continue reading...

Rogers man sentenced in children's beating

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A Rogers man claimed stress led him to injure two children, causing skull and leg fractures in one. Continue reading...

Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert

Subscriber onlyTOKYO -- Japan's public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert Tuesday warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then minutes later corrected it, days after a similar error in Hawaii. Continue reading...

Trump aides debate which version of vulgarity Trump uttered

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- As the fallout over President Donald Trump's use of a vulgarity bleeds into a second week, aides to the president are locked in an internal debate over which version of the word the president used to describe certain countries during immigration talks with senators. Continue reading...

The Latest: Some Chileans praise pope's apology

Subscriber onlySANTIAGO, Chile -- The Latest on the pope's visit to Chile (all times local): Continue reading...

Wall Street executive sworn in to replace Gov. Christie

Subscriber onlyTRENTON, N.J. -- Former Wall Street executive Phil Murphy became New Jersey's governor Tuesday, taking the oath on the same Bible that President John F. Kennedy was sworn in on, as he replaced Republican Gov. Chris Christie. Continue reading...

Earnhardt Jr. to help NBC Sports at Super Bowl and Olympics

Subscriber onlyCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Nearly every day brings a new experience for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who spent the first 42 years of his life living in a bubble that consisted of NASCAR and not much else. Continue reading...

Sexual abuse victim to ex-doctor: 'You are a repulsive liar'

Subscriber onlyLANSING, Mich. -- One of the dozens of victims expected to testify at the sentencing hearing of a disgraced former Michigan sports doctor on Tuesday described the sexual abuse Larry Nassar inflicted on her as a child and warned him that "little girls don't stay little forever." Continue reading...

VA says it won't study medical marijuana's effect on veterans

Subscriber onlyThe Department of Veterans Affairs says it will not conduct research into whether medical marijuana could help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain, as veterans groups are pushing for the use of the drug as an alternative to opioids and anti-depressants. Continue reading...

Mormon church appoints 93-year-old ex-surgeon as president

Subscriber onlySALT LAKE CITY -- The Mormon church appointed a 93-year-old former heart surgeon Tuesday as its new president, following a longstanding succession plan that aims to keep the faith on course with a minimum of upheaval. Continue reading...

One of four officers shot in South Carolina in critical condition

Subscriber onlyYORK, S.C. -- The Latest on the wounding of four officers in South Carolina (all times local): Continue reading...

Arkansas college to investigate allegations of fans' racist chants at basketball games, official says

An Arkansas community college will investigate allegations that fans attending basketball games yelled monkey noises and crow caws at black opponents, an official said Monday. Continue reading...

$1.3 million grant to aid schools' use of arts

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A five-year, $1.3 million grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation will help expand a network supporting arts integration in elementary and secondary schools. Continue reading...

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