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Holiday trips forecast to defy gas prices' rise

45.5 million travelers expected to go by auto

Gas prices are up this year, but Thanksgiving travel is expected to be, too.

Jonesboro panel OKs tax break for hotel

The Jonesboro Advertising and Promotions Commission approved a proposal on Friday that would provide a maximum of $2.5 million in incentives to O'Reilly Hospitality Management of Springfield, Mo., to build a seven-story, 203-room Embassy Suites hotel and 40,000-square-foot convention center on property owned by Arkansas State University.

Convict on way to Arkansas jail escapes, later captured

A Madison County woman being transported to jail in Fayetteville escaped from the sheriff's car on Tuesday but was captured several hours later.

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Turkey drop at Arkansas festival is 'twisted,' 'sick,' famous heavy-metal rocker says; FAA finds no violations

Heavy-metal rocker and animal-welfare activist Tommy Lee has called for an end to the chuckwagon races in Calgary, Alberta, and the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain.

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Owner of round house sues over nearby shed

Filing: Historic value, view ruined

EUREKA SPRINGS -- The owner of a round house in this tourist town says her property has plummeted in value because an "unsightly" shed was built next door.

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PHOTO: Owner of Arkansas round house sues over nearby shed, says historic value, view ruined

The owner of a round house in this tourist town says her property has plummeted in value because an "unsightly" shed was built next door.

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Arkansas man who escaped from police car nabbed in trash can, authorities say

Police in northeast Arkansas have become wary of Jonathan Ware. They say he's a habitual offender and a flight risk who has been found hiding in a clothes dryer and a trash can.

Arkansan, 29, accused of beating man to death with hammer

A 29-year-old Atkins man was charged with first-degree murder Friday after he told police he beat a man to death with a hammer.

Atkins man held on murder charge

A 29-year-old Atkins man was charged with first-degree murder Friday after he told police he beat a man to death with a hammer.

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CRUMBLING HISTORY: Tombstone of Arkansas' first congressman falls into disrepair

FAYETTEVILLE -- The tombstone of Arkansas' first congressman is crumbling into pieces.

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A poster advertising American Made outside the Silver Screen Theater in Mena on Wednesday.

A poster advertising American Made outside the Silver Screen Theater in Mena on Wednesday.

Published: October 1, 2017

Cathie Brown removes pies Friday from the oven at the Oark Grocery and Cafe, where she works. Brown ...

Cathie Brown removes pies Friday from the oven at the Oark Grocery and Cafe, where she works. Brown hasn't been able to get to her...

Published: May 7, 2017

Margot Mayer (left) and Bobbi Bins discuss rental properties in downtown Eureka Springs on Thursday ...

Margot Mayer (left) and Bobbi Bins discuss rental properties in downtown Eureka Springs on Thursday while in the bar of DeVito’s R...

Published: June 27, 2016

Kelli J. Zumwalt, co-owner of K.J.’s Caribe Restaurant in Eureka Springs who is pictured here Thursd...

Kelli J. Zumwalt, co-owner of K.J.’s Caribe Restaurant in Eureka Springs who is pictured here Thursday, said she worried she might...

Published: June 27, 2016

Dakota Buck leads a ghost tour Wednesday in front of Penn castle in Eureka Springs. Neighbors have c...

Dakota Buck leads a ghost tour Wednesday in front of Penn castle in Eureka Springs. Neighbors have complained Haunted Eureka Sprin...

Published: May 31, 2016

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