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Group plants seeds to revive rare trees

Subscriber onlyArmed with rare seeds and basic tools, a group of volunteers set out Saturday at Hobbs State Park to save a native tree from extinction. Continue reading...

Panel says 3,000 seek disability aid

Services help them leave institutions

Subscriber onlyMore than 3,000 Arkansans with disabilities are waiting for services to help them live outside of state institutions, a group of healthcare officials were told during the Arkansas Health Disparities Conference on Friday. Continue reading...

Region’s medical hubs practice for disasters

Drill puts staffs through their paces

Subscriber onlyStaff members and visitors at Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas in Rogers quieted as a woman announced a tornado warning through the hospital’s speaker system about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Continue reading...

Robots zap germs at NW hospital

Subscriber onlyThe theme song to The Jetsons greeted visitors at a specialty care facility on the campus of Veterans Health Care of the Ozarks in Fayetteville on Friday. Continue reading...

Foundation’s $400,000 gifts aim to make region healthier

Subscriber onlyA neighborhood produce market, health programs aimed at teens and a regional food assessment are a few initiatives underway for Northwest Arkansas thanks to grants awarded by the Endeavor Foundation last year. Continue reading...

$2 million going to 2 NW UAMS programs

Subscriber onlyOfficials with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock announced Thursday more than $2 million in public and private funding for the school’s Northwest Arkansas campus. Continue reading...

Growing chickens has risks, U.S. says

Backyard flocks can cause illness

Subscriber onlyThe popular practice of raising chickens in urban backyards is raising the risk of salmonella exposure nationally, according to a release from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Continue reading...

In index, state kids’ prospects trail U.S.

Subscriber onlyChildren in Arkansas have less opportunity to succeed than their peers nationally, according to a new report released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation today. Continue reading...

Flu deaths approach 30-year high in state

2009’s H1N1 strain predominant this year

Subscriber onlyArkansas flu deaths have surpassed the 2009 total, making it the second-deadliest year for flu in the state in more than 30 years, health officials said Friday. Continue reading...

Report: Autism numbers double in state since ’02

One in 65 kids have disorder

Subscriber onlyThe number of children with autism in the state has more than doubled in the past decade, according to a report released this week by the Arkansas Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Continue reading...

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Mary Ley, communications director for the Bentonville School District, looks through survey results ...

Mary Ley, communications director for the Bentonville School District, looks through survey results Tuesday in Bentonville.

Published: January 9, 2013

Mary Ley, communications director for the Bentonville School District, looks through survey results ...

Mary Ley, communications director for the Bentonville School District, looks through survey results Tuesday.

Published: January 8, 2013

Bentonville Superintendent Michael Poore working from the roof Wednesday morning.

Bentonville Superintendent Michael Poore working from the roof Wednesday morning.

Published: December 19, 2012

Bentonville school officials sign a beam Friday that will be placed in a new junior high school. The...

Bentonville school officials sign a beam Friday that will be placed in a new junior high school. The facility is planned to open a...

Published: October 27, 2012

The scene of a manhunt Tuesday in Pea Ridge.

The scene of a manhunt Tuesday in Pea Ridge.

Published: July 24, 2012

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