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Fatal Springdale shooting leads to arrest of 3rd man

SPRINGDALE -- Police arrested a third man in connection with a shooting death in Springdale, according to a preliminary police report released Monday.

Northwest Arkansas religious leaders call for unity in the wake of national, racist violence

FAYETTEVILLE -- Howard Monts waited in the pews at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on Monday night as local religious leaders shook hands and talked about ways to stop racism locally and nationally.

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Third man arrested in connection with shooting death

SPRINGDALE -- Police arrested a third man in connection with a shooting death in Springdale, according to a preliminary police report released Monday.

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County proposes to let waste district handle rural work

FAYETTEVILLE -- County Judge Joseph Wood of Washington County has asked the Boston Mountain Solid Waste District to take over the county household hazardous waste collection center, a rural recycling program and three employee positions.

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Washington County wants to shift expenses to solid waste district

FAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County Judge Joseph Wood has asked the Boston Mountain Solid Waste District to take over the county household hazardous waste collection center, a rural recycling program and three employee positions.

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Central EMS seeks to buy Fayetteville property

FAYETTEVILLE -- The Washington County ambulance service will offer to buy property from Fayetteville for a station, Chief Becky Stewart said Thursday.

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Proposal to raise Washington County building fees stalls

FAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County building fees will remain the same for now, justices of the peace decided Thursday.

State doctors praise mammogram law

Rule change this month requires insurers to cover high-tech screening tools

FAYETTEVILLE -- A new state law requiring health insurance companies to cover breast ultrasounds and 3-D mammograms will save lives, medical experts say.

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4 ex-health center workers charged in Fayetteville theft

FAYETTEVILLE -- Four former Fayetteville Health and Rehabilitation Center employees are charged in the theft of more than $14,000, according to an arrest warrant affidavit Friday.

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Health insurance to pay for more-advanced mammograms, doctors say

FAYETTEVILLE -- A new state law requiring insurance companies to cover ultrasound and 3-D mammogram screenings will save more lives, medical experts say.

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Carl Gales, chief of staff for Washington County Judge Joseph Wood, listens to county finance inform...

Carl Gales, chief of staff for Washington County Judge Joseph Wood, listens to county finance information Tuesday, June 6, 2017 du...

Published: June 7, 2017

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