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Plans floated to ease traffic in Fayetteville

2 options in play for I-49 interchange

Drivers in a few years are expected to get some relief from a major traffic bottleneck in Northwest Arkansas, but highway officials aren’t sure which option they’ll use to keep cars moving.

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MLK bottleneck solutions floated

Officials seek public input on options

Drivers trying to turn north onto Interstate 49 from eastbound Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard are going to get some much-needed relief in a few years, but highway officials aren’t sure which option they’ll use to keep traffic moving.

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Fisher sentenced again for Bentonville bank robbery

FAYETTEVILLE -- A federal judge Friday shaved six months off the sentence of a man who robbed a Bentonville bank.

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Borders found unfit to proceed in Fayetteville murder case

FAYETTEVILLE -- A man charged with first-degree murder in connection with a fatal stabbing isn't fit to proceed to trial, according to a doctor who examined him at the Arkansas State Hospital.

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Gravette woman who stole $1 million from Benton County going to prison, ordered to pay restitution

A former accountant who stole $1 million from Benton County was sentenced Thursday to almost three years in federal prison and ordered to pay back both the county and the IRS.

2 designs unveiled for I-49 crossroad

State highway officials unveiled two options Tuesday for improving traffic flow at the Interstate 49 and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard interchange during a public input session.

State highway officials look at two options for Fayetteville's MLK, I-49 interchange improvement

State highway officials unveiled two options Tuesday for improving traffic flow at the Interstate 49 and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard interchange during a public input session.

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Judge puts part of Duggar case on hold

FAYETTEVILLE -- A judge has issued a stay in Josh Duggar's lawsuit against Springdale city officials over the release of information related to allegations he sexually abused his sisters while they were children.

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Judge will allow tapes of Woods' talking about grant scheme

A judge ruled Friday federal prosecutors can use some 40 secretly recorded telephone calls in the case of a former state senator accused in a kickback scheme involving state grant money.

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Missouri money woes to delay Bella Vista Bypass until at least 2021

Missouri will push back finishing the missing link in the Bella Vista Bypass section of Interstate 49 at least a year because officials don't have the money to build their portion.

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Officials from the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration post a sign on the front doors ...

Officials from the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration post a sign on the front doors of Mary Maestri’s in Tontitown...

Published: May 15, 2010

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