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Hemp chemical available in state; Arkansas store owners say CBD avoids cannabis issues

A component of the marijuana plant is taking off in popularity around Northwest Arkansas, sellers say, though two doctors warned the substance isn't a cure-all.

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Hemp-derived CBD takes off in Northwest Arkansas as medical marijuana lags

A component of the marijuana plant is taking off in popularity around Northwest Arkansas, sellers say, though two doctors warned the substance isn't the cure-all some might suggest.

University IT training program to expand with state grant

A University of Arkansas program that provides entry-level and advanced training for information technology jobs will continue its work and add courses with a $924,000 grant from the state, a school official said Wednesday.

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Northwest Arkansas Council sets out strategy for better living, economy in coming years

The Northwest Arkansas Council unveiled more than 50 recommendations Tuesday meant to guide the region's development in the next three years in ways to improve economic activity and quality of life.

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New director to oversee, supercharge push to end Northwest Arkansas' homelessness

Northwest Arkansas has a full-time director to oversee the push to decrease homelessness throughout the region, which officials said will mean more people in need will get housing and other services more quickly.

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Springdale School Board member McFetridge resigns

School Board secretary-treasurer Kathy McFetridge resigned Tuesday to take an "unspecified opportunity" outside the district.

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Springdale School Board member McFetridge resigns

SPRINGDALE -- School Board secretary-treasurer Kathy McFetridge resigned her position today to take an unspecified opportunity outside of the district.

Work with Marshallese fuels research at UAMS Northwest

Recent recognition for work with Northwest Arkansas' Marshall Islander community is fueling research at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Northwest campus.

UAMS Northwest wins honors with Marshallese health care, research

Recent recognition for work with Northwest Arkansas' Marshall Islander community is fueling research at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Northwest campus.

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Springdale council considers new shelter locations but puts off choice

The search for a place to put the city's new animal shelter continues after City Council members declined to pick a favored location Tuesday.

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TJ West (right), a recent participant in the Pathway to Freedom re-entry program for Arkansas prison...

TJ West (right), a recent participant in the Pathway to Freedom re-entry program for Arkansas prison inmates before and after rele...

Published: August 4, 2017

Isaac Ogle (right) and his wife, Jennifer, explore a bluff shelter along a spring-fed creek Sunday i...

Isaac Ogle (right) and his wife, Jennifer, explore a bluff shelter along a spring-fed creek Sunday in the Devil’s Eyebrow Natural ...

Published: July 24, 2017

A solitary leaf pokes out of rock along a creek Sunday in the Devil’s Eyebrow Natural Area in northe...

A solitary leaf pokes out of rock along a creek Sunday in the Devil’s Eyebrow Natural Area in northeast Benton County. The area is...

Published: July 24, 2017

A cluster of rose-gentian flowers bloom Sunday along the trail in the Devil’s Eyebrow Natural Area i...

A cluster of rose-gentian flowers bloom Sunday along the trail in the Devil’s Eyebrow Natural Area in northeast Benton County. The...

Published: July 24, 2017

Jennifer Ogle, a land management specialist with the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, hikes alo...

Jennifer Ogle, a land management specialist with the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, hikes along a spring-fed creek Sunday i...

Published: July 24, 2017

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