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NW Arkansas ranks 3rd in growth study

Report puts yearly expansion at 4.2%

Posted: June 21, 2014 at 3:35 a.m.

The Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers area's economy grew by 3.8 percent in 2013 and is projected to grow at 4.2 percent annually between 2013 and 2020, making it one of the top metropolitan areas in the United States, according to a report released Friday by the U.S. Conference of Mayors and prepared by IHS Global Insight.

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