Thursday May 16
Retailers Act To Boost Bangladesh Safety
In the wake of last month's factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,100 workers, a host of retailers have signed a safety agreement that mandates inspections, training and even repairs at garment factories in the Asian country.
Thursday May 16
The Beaumont Enterprise
Wal-Mart's 1Q profit, sales disappoint
The world's largest retailer reported Thursday that its first-quarter profit edged up slightly, but the company struggled with a sales slump in its namesake business.
Tue May 14, 2013
Bentonville college votes to opt out of gun law
BENTONVILLE, AR - Northwest Arkansas Community College is the latest institution to opt out of a state law that allows faculty and staff to carry concealed guns on campus.
5 Ark. administrators become master principals
The Arkansas State Board of Education is recognizing five principals who've completed the work needed to become master school principals.
Mon May 13, 2013
Monday night's Pomp and Circumstance open line
IMBODEN GRADUATION: Class motto: Our lives are before us, the past is behind us, but our memories are forever with us.
Sun May 12, 2013
FDIC Scores $6.4M Judgment in ANB Financial Case
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., acting as the receiver of the defunct ANB Financial of Bentonville, easily scored another multimillion-dollar judgment last week against a Benton County developer.
Fri May 10, 2013
Benton County Declares Disaster Amid Flooding
Benton County has been declared a disaster due to continuing flooding. Benton County Judge Robert D. Clinard made the declaration Friday morning as a result of heavy rains which started Thursday.
The City Wire
Colleges, universities begin to set campus gun policies
Despite all of the discussion in the legislature about Act 226, a bill that would allow faculty and staff to carry a concealed firearm on college campuses, NorthWest Arkansas Community College has received a recommendation to its Board of Trustees to exercise the right to ban firearms on campus.
Thu May 09, 2013
Uncovering Prostitution in Northwest Arkansas
There's a new way law enforcement is fighting prostitution in Northwest Arkansas.
COMMENTARY: A Second High School In Bentonville
The Piraha Indian tribe that lives deep in the Amazon of north Brazil have no words in their native language for either the past or the future.
Tue May 07, 2013
Summer opera: Puccini, Donizetti, Gilbert and Sullivan
Opera in the Ozarks celebrates its 63rd season at Inspiration Point this summer with alternating performances of three favorites: Puccini's "Madama Butterfly," Donizetti's "The Elixir of Love," and Gilbert and Sullivan's "Pirates of Penzance." Young artists from all over the country will come to the training program near Eureka for the four-week ... (more)
Walmart Launches National Advertising Campaign to Show 'The Real Walmart'
BENTONVILLE, Ark., - Walmart today announced the launch of a national television and digital advertising campaign and accompanying website .
Mon May 06, 2013
Tourism Week Kicks Off Today Across Arkansas
Governor Mike Beebe has declared May 4-12 Tourism Week. Arkansas will recognize the positive economic, social and cultural impact of the travel and tourism industry with several activities planned around the Natural State.
Sun May 05, 2013
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Safe in Memphis: Police officers rescue stranded sisters
Sarah and Charlyce Poindexter, a pair of retired Georgia sisters with a shared love of road trips, were on their way to Bentonville, Ark., when disaster struck in Memphis.
Fri May 03, 2013
Benton County Runners Brave The Cold Weather
Posted on: 10:31 pm, May 3, 2013, by 5NEWS Web Staff and Scott Miller , updated on: 10:55pm, May 3, 2013 Snow fell in Arkansas for the first time ever in May on Friday morning, dropping temperatures into the 30's. But that didn't stop some runners from taking to the streets in Bentonville on Friday night.
Study: Bentonville district needs land and schools
In addition to its need for additional space at the high school level, the Bentonville School District needs to build at least one more elementary school and acquire a site for a new middle school during the next 10 years, according to the draft report of a demographics study performed for the district.
Thu May 02, 2013
Summer camps at Crystal Bridges Museum
Summer camps in Northwest Arkansas fill up quickly. The Crystal Bridges museum of American Art has several day camps available this summer.
The City Wire
Construction rebounds, more jobs and higher prices
The uptick in residential construction has subcontracting crews busier and able to demand more money, which is also driving up the cost of construction, according to Fred Rausch, vice president of development for Rausch Coleman Homes.
Travel + Leisure
It List: The Best New Hotels 2013
When you check in to Hub PorteA o, you unlock more than your stylish, light-filled room: you get access to the best Buenos Aires has to offer thanks to owner Gonzalo Robredo, who can get you into a tango club after hours or arrange a walking tour with a noted architect.
Wed May 01, 2013
Santa Barbara Independent
Museums and Gardens
This spring, Bruce Robertson, director of the , is giving the talks and his first one, on American art and recent museum installations, was fascinating.