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Developers optimistic about apartment market through 2020

Local developers point to low unemployment, high-paying jobs and local amenities as signs Northwest Arkansas' multifamily residential market will remain strong through 2020.

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Brass ensemble commemorates 155th anniversary of Pea Ridge battle

Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee is widely quoted as saying an army couldn't exist without music.

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Protesters rally to restore transgender health benefits for UA employees

The University of Arkansas is discriminating against its transgender staff or their transgender dependents by excluding gender dysphoria health care coverage, according to advocates who want the policy reinstated.

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Drowning reported at Beaver Lake

A man drowned in Beaver Lake on Friday while trying to retrieve a boat that had drifted away, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

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Fayetteville should improve income gap between white, black residents, Gates Foundation representative says

FAYETTEVILLE -- Fayetteville has been a progressive leader throughout the South when it comes to race relations, but the city could do more to bridge the income gap between black and white residents, according to the keynote speaker at the city's third annual Black History Month program.

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Ex-police chief held in slaying

Gateway mayor’s brother-in-law shot while on phone

Gateway Mayor Andrew Tillman was on the phone with his brother-in-law, who worked for the city, when the man was fatally shot by the town's former police chief, according to a probable-cause affidavit.

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Reentry center coming to Springdale

Brian Stockslager first started using drugs as a teen. He battled a methamphetamine addiction for more than 20 years, finally breaking the cycle when he was 40.

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Garfield man arrested in homicide case

Gateway Mayor Andrew Tillman was on the phone with his brother-in-law who worked for the city when the man was fatally shot by the town's former police chief, according to a probable cause affidavit.

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VIDEO: Former Gateway police chief arrested in connection with homicide

Suspect being held without bond

Grant Hardin, former police chief of the town of Gateway, Ark., was arrested in connection with the death of James Appleton, 59, according to a probable cause affadavit issued Friday.

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Lab IDs remains as those of missing Arkansas toddler

A second set of remains found near Siloam Springs over the weekend are of RoseMarry Davidson, the 22-month-old who disappeared with her mother around Veterans Day, according to a Benton County sheriff's office news release.

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A 2x4 board blocks entry Monday to an apartment at 1205 Oakland Ave. in Fayetteville. Two people in ...

A 2x4 board blocks entry Monday to an apartment at 1205 Oakland Ave. in Fayetteville. Two people in the apartment were injured aft...

Published: April 19, 2016

Ken Farmer, left, Bella Vista police chief, gazes Sunday at an exhibit in the Bella Vista Historical...

Ken Farmer, left, Bella Vista police chief, gazes Sunday at an exhibit in the Bella Vista Historical Museum honoring the Bella Vis...

Published: April 18, 2016

Phil Sciumbato, a former captain with the Bella Vista Division of the Benton County Sheriff’s Office...

Phil Sciumbato, a former captain with the Bella Vista Division of the Benton County Sheriff’s Office, speaks Sunday to a group at ...

Published: April 18, 2016

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