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Creating, curiosity bring benefits to schooling and economy, experts say

ROGERS -- Nurturing the ancient human drives to create and explore can improve Arkansas' economy and transform schooling for every age, educators and other experts said Monday.

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Northwest Arkansas entrepreneurs win thousands in pitch competition

Northwest Arkansas-based startup companies that hope to eliminate the need for loose change, make solar energy more accessible or offer other services won thousands of dollars in cash and services at a pitch competition Thursday evening.

Northwest Arkansas teachers can help guide kids through emotions and trauma, expert says

Trauma in kids' lives often shows itself in outbursts and other disruptions at school, but teachers can help them handle powerful emotions in healthier ways, a mental health expert told Springdale educators Wednesday.

Report finds strengths, persistent weaknesses in Northwest Arkansas economy

Northwest Arkansans are creating jobs and businesses at a healthy clip and are more educated than in recent years, according to a University of Arkansas report released Tuesday.

Health care programs lapse, risking thousands' care but leaving time to renew

Two federal programs that support the health care of thousands of low-income Northwest Arkansans expired this weekend, though Arkansas likely has a few months before it'll feel the full effects.

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University hub, foundation add to Northwest Arkansas' entrepreneurship network

The network of groups helping Northwest Arkansans turn their ideas into businesses is growing -- again.

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State Police reviewing Northwest Arkansas troop

The Arkansas State Police is conducting an administrative review of the troop that patrols Northwest Arkansas following several incidents this year, a police spokesman confirmed.

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Arkansas begins vaccinations as flu season nears

Public influenza vaccination clinics have begun in Northwest Arkansas as the annual flu season nears.

Cash to start college funds for Marshallese kids in state

Hundreds of Marshallese kids will get a kick-start to their college savings under a local program that launches next month and aims to get more Marshallese into higher education.

Program to boost college savings

Aim is 529 plans for Marshallese

Hundreds of Marshallese kids will get a kickstart to their college savings under a local program that launches next month and aims to get more Marshallese into higher education.

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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

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

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

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