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Sales tax holiday incentive to shop

posted: 07/31/2014 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Consumers in the state, particularly parents preparing to send children back to school, will not have to pay sales taxes on numerous items -- including shoes, backpacks and pencils -- during this weekend's sales tax holiday.

No drones allowed in national parks

posted: 07/31/2014 4:23 a.m. Discuss

Unmanned aircraft, commonly known as drones, are now banned within the boundaries of the Buffalo National River, along with all other national parks across the country.

Don't wait to rule on power-line plan, group requests

posted: 07/31/2014 4:20 a.m. Discuss

A group that opposes a proposed high-voltage transmission line through Benton and Carroll counties has asked the Arkansas Public Service Commission to deny the application and close the docket on the project.

Barber, 3 others see sentencing put off until fall

posted: 07/30/2014 4:35 a.m. Discuss

Sentencings for former Northwest Arkansas developer Brandon Barber and three of his co-defendants that were set for next month have been delayed until the fall.

Alcohol petition supporter says deadline miss is likely

posted: 07/30/2014 4:22 a.m. Discuss

The sponsor of a petition to repeal the ban on retail alcohol sales in Newton County said this week that it appears unlikely that she will be able to gather the approximately 2,200 signatures necessary to get the measure on the November ballot.

Vote to shutter 7 polling places errant, AG says

posted: 07/30/2014 4:18 a.m. Discuss

The Sebastian County Election Commission erred when it closed seven polling places before the May 20 primary election, according to an opinion from Attorney General Dustin McDaniel.

Madison County gets jail-solution deadline

posted: 07/30/2014 4:15 a.m. Discuss

Madison County officials have until Aug. 25 to satisfy state jail standards on staffing and until Nov. 5 to have a long-term plan in place for expanding the jail before state officials will take steps to close it, a state official said.

State sets deadline to resolve jail woes

posted: 07/30/2014 4 a.m. Discuss

Madison County officials have until Aug. 25 to satisfy state jail standards on staffing and until Nov. 5 to have a long-term plan in place for expanding the jail before state officials will take steps to close it, a state official said.

Police: Oklahoma murder suspect could be in Northwest Arkansas

posted: 07/29/2014 1:41 p.m. Discuss

Police are looking for a man accused of murder in Oklahoma, and believe he could be in Northwest Arkansas, according to a news release from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.

Woman to lead UA grad program

posted: 07/29/2014 4 a.m. Discuss

An engineering management expert has been named leader of graduate programs at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, school officials said Monday.

Fort Smith 2 staying in custody until trial

posted: 07/29/2014 4 a.m. Discuss

FORT SMITH -- A Fort Smith man and woman will remain in federal custody pending their trial on drug conspiracy charges after they were arrested earlier this month in possession of 7 pounds of methamphetamine.

Event focuses on American Indians in agriculture

posted: 07/28/2014 3:44 a.m. Discuss

One 22-year-old college student started a business at age 13 that now includes managing 200 head of cattle and 100 head of sheep.

Marathon work accelerates

posted: 07/28/2014 3:42 a.m. Discuss

Patrick Pendleton said Fort Smith's inaugural marathon will have grit.

Director running with idea for 1st Fort Smith Marathon

posted: 07/27/2014 4 a.m. Discuss

FORT SMITH -- Patrick Pendleton said Fort Smith's inaugural marathon will have grit.

Demand high for nursing school

posted: 07/27/2014 4 a.m. Discuss

Student demand for nursing degrees far outstrips supply in Arkansas, with more than 1,100 qualified applicants denied entrance to nursing programs in the 12-month period ending June 30, 2013, according to the most recent statistics available from the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.

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