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Autopsy cites intubation as cause of cyclist's death

posted: 07/22/2014 3:28 a.m. Discuss

A preliminary autopsy Monday revealed that a Little Rock cyclist died Saturday after a crash on a mountain bike trail because of problems with placing a breathing tube in her airway, the Washington County coroner said.

Report out on E. coli near farm

posted: 07/20/2014 6 a.m. Discuss

The environmental research team assigned by the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture to monitor nutrient and bacteria levels surrounding a controversial Newton County hog farm has released its third quarterly report.

10 counties divide $1.2 million to restore courthouses

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

Ten Arkansas counties are set to receive more than $1.2 million in grants for the upkeep of historic courthouses, the Department of Arkansas Heritage announced this week.

Conference focuses on water problems

posted: 07/17/2014 4 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- On the second day of a conference that has centered on "wicked problems" across the state, water quality experts spent Wednesday morning discussing the relatively recent addition of a controversial hog farm within the Buffalo National River Watershed.

Jon Kennedy Wanted to live life very intentionally

posted: 07/15/2014 3:07 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE — Jon Kennedy was a man who threw himself into whatever passion was before him in life, and his ebullient presence affected nearly everyone around him.

New numeric water-quality standard affected by many factors

posted: 07/14/2014 2:45 a.m. Discuss

Ask John Pennington, executive director of the Beaver Watershed Alliance, what he thinks of the new standards for determining whether there's too much phosphorus and other nutrients in Beaver Lake, the drinking water supply for much of Northwest Arkansas, and he'll answer with some reservation.

Water plan reveals gap in use, renewal

posted: 07/10/2014 3:42 a.m. Discuss

A newly released draft of the Arkansas Water Plan points to a growing gap between the use of groundwater in the state and the rate at which the region's aquifers can recharge.

Cave closures to save bats create misgivings

posted: 07/07/2014 3:10 a.m. Discuss

ROGERS -- Owners of private "show caves" in Northwest Arkansas are hoping the closure of caves on U.S. Forest Service land won't keep tourists away from their attractions.

Designer hog sees, hears better

posted: 07/06/2014 2:27 a.m. Comments 2

When Rose Konold, co-owner of Mason Creek Farm in Fayetteville, roams the farm's pastures in the early afternoon to check on her hogs, she knows her star sow will recognize her instantly.

Bull's-eye in tatters at contest

posted: 07/06/2014 2:07 a.m. Discuss

ROGERS -- About three hours into the 49th annual Daisy National BB Gun Championship Match, Annie Downum can't stop scrolling through her mother's iPad.

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