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Christie Swanson

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Students' doghouses to adorn home show

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Brenda Jones hopes doghouses are the first step in creating the next generation of homebuilders. Continue reading...

Insurance enrollment deadline a week away

Uninsured in Northwest Arkansas face increasing tax penalties

Subscriber onlyTime is running out for Northwest Arkansas residents who want to get health insurance this year through the federal Affordable Care Act. Continue reading...

NW area's 4.1% jobless rate lowest in state at end of '14

Northwest Arkansas ended 2014 with an unemployment rate of 4.1 percent -- the lowest in the state and down a full point from a year earlier, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Continue reading...

3D printing business multiplying

Subscriber only3D printing is available throughout Northwest Arkansas, but the technology attracts more businesses than individual consumers for now. Continue reading...

Local businesses find uses for 3D printing

Industry growing rapidly

3D printing is available throughout Northwest Arkansas, but the technology attracts more businesses than individual consumers for now. Continue reading...

Summit in Rogers encourages cooperation, focus to fight childhood poverty

One in four Northwest Arkansas children live in poverty. That amounts to 26,000 children, enough to fill the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion four times. Continue reading...

UAMS studies Northwest Arkansas' minority health disparities

CDC grant aimed toward Marshallese, Hispanic communities

FAYETTEVILLE -- Community leaders heard Wednesday how a $2.99 million grant can improve the health of more than 75,000 Northwest Arkansas residents. Continue reading...

Pratt Place to maintain operations in wake of Chapter 11 filing

Pratt Place says it looks to improve

A Fayetteville inn and event center will continue operations despite a recent bankruptcy court filing, its owner said. Continue reading...

NW cities await order on chambers

Pulaski County case clouds economic development deals

Subscriber onlyHow area chambers of commerce perform economic development tasks for cities is up in the air after a Pulaski County court case. Continue reading...

NWA chamber officials wait for court order on economic development contracts

Lawsuit seeks to halt city payments

How local chambers of commerce perform economic development tasks for cities could change depending on a Pulaski County court case. Continue reading...

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