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State amps up fight against prescription drug abuse

Subscriber onlyArkansas lawmakers and law enforcement continue to devise measures to address prescription drug abuse with a new law mandating monitoring by prescribers and by supporting programs such as the Arkansas Take Back program. Continue reading...

Some still without power in region

Subscriber onlyElectric companies are working to restore power by this afternoon. Continue reading...

Area faces high housing demand

Subscriber onlyMichelle Davis spends hours answering the steady ring of calls from working residents -- most single mothers -- who need help buying a home. She faced the struggle firsthand when it came time for her to find a place. Continue reading...

Springdale academy aims to foster manufacturers of tomorrow

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Students representing four "companies" sat around wooden tables Friday anxiously watching their Lego robots. It was the moment of truth: Would their robot solve the Rubik's Cube? Continue reading...

New Rogers superintendent assumes role

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- The School District's new superintendent took his place at his first board meeting Tuesday, stressing the importance of maintaining school facilities. Continue reading...

Public sector pay lags, expert says

Cities survey to determine wages

Subscriber onlyPay for public employees in the region's largest cities often lags the private sector, a local expert said, and that includes top positions such as mayor. Continue reading...

About 2,100 customers lose power in Fayetteville

Many Fayetteville residents were without power after heavy rain began around 3 p.m. Friday. Continue reading...

Goshen council accepts police chief's resignation

Subscriber only The City Council met in a special meeting called by the mayor to accept the police chief's resignation Thursday evening. Continue reading...

Growth Spurt NWA sees beginnings of national lacrosse boom

Subscriber only Two boys positioned themselves at midfield, elbows inside their bent knees and their backs slanted toward the small white ball. Continue reading...

Fourth of July fireworks guide

Are you ready for the Fourth of July? Here’s a quick guide to the sale and use of fireworks in the region. Continue reading...

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