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Entrepreneurs fit NWA culture

posted: 03/29/2015 3 a.m. Discuss

Northwest Arkansas' startup community is gaining national attention.

Corporate giants anchor Northwest Arkansas

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Northwest Arkansas continues to find ways to diversify its economy as it grows.

Job creation key to growing Northwest Arkansas' economy, experts say

posted: 03/29/2015 3 a.m. Discuss

Employers must continue creating jobs to help Northwest Arkansas remain one of the nation's fastest growing regions, local business leaders said.

Higher education institutions growing

posted: 03/29/2015 3 a.m. Discuss

The University of Arkansas' flagship campus in Fayetteville is the best known of the higher education options in the region, but institutions in Bentonville, Siloam Springs and Springdale also offer college degrees.

School choices expand in Northwest Arkansas

posted: 03/29/2015 3 a.m. Discuss

Education choices in Northwest Arkansas have grown to accommodate different approaches to learning for all types of students.

Local schools fare well in comparisons

posted: 03/29/2015 3 a.m. Discuss

Northwest Arkansas' public schools generally produce better results than the rest of the state's and some reports suggest they're also doing well compared to the nation.

Foodie culture booms in region

posted: 03/29/2015 3 a.m. Discuss

Award-winning chefs, food trucks, microbreweries, organic food and farmer's markets all play a role in Northwest Arkansas' evolving food scene.

Cities create avenues for public art

posted: 03/29/2015 3 a.m. Discuss

Northwest Arkansas residents can expect more art in public spaces as the area's four largest cities put more emphasis on such displays.

Clinton advisers grapple with best role for Bill

posted: 03/29/2015 2:56 a.m. Discuss

Bill Clinton is hungering once again to play a central role in his wife's presidential campaign. And Hillary Rodham Clinton's advisers are once again grappling with how to deploy Bill Clinton, a strategic imperative executed so poorly in 2008 that it resulted in some of the worst moments of her campaign.

WASHINGTON NEWS IN BRIEF: Hill joins panel on terror funds

updated: 03/29/2015 2:55 a.m. Discuss

U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Ark., has been named to the Financial Service Committee's Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing. The temporary group, created March 20, has the task of updating what the country's financial system does to disrupt financing for terrorism groups.

Hurt GI rouses, signs up for trials

posted: 03/29/2015 2:48 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas National Guard Spc. Samuel Scudder returned from a deployment in Afghanistan last year with a knee injury, nerve damage and hearing loss.

100 remember fallen firefighters

posted: 03/29/2015 2:47 a.m. Discuss

J.B. Hutton Jr. was 77 years old when he responded to a brush fire in Dermott -- the aches of aging and the pleas of his family couldn't keep him away.

Paper Trails: New book gives space to architect

posted: 03/29/2015 2:45 a.m. Discuss

BUILDING RECOGNITION: Reese Rowland, an architect with Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects in Little Rock, is included in a recently released book, South: What it Means to be Here in Heart or in Spirit, by author Wendy Nilsen Pollitzer of Beaufort, S.C.

UA System schools face 19% insurance-cost rise

posted: 03/29/2015 2:45 a.m. Discuss

All of the University of Arkansas System's campuses are reviewing options to handle an increase in employee health insurance premiums.

Conservative group welcomes governor

posted: 03/29/2015 2:44 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Gov. Asa Hutchinson received a warm welcome Saturday from a Northwest Arkansas group whose mission is to hold conservative officeholders accountable. Getting that welcome, though, required passing through a group of at least a half-dozen protesters.

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