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  1. Stage Race Boosts Business For Bike ShopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 5NEWSonline.com

    On day two of the Joe Martin Stage Race, professional and amateur cyclists from all over the world competed in the cross country event. The four-day race brings in hundreds of cyclists and boosts business for local bike shops.

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  2. Washington County Launches Probe Into Faulty BridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 5NEWSonline.com

    A two-person committee investigating faulty bridges in Washington County launched its probe on Thursday , expecting to wrap up its work in two weeks. Justice of the Peace Eva Madison said the investigation will delve into whether there is an atmosphere of fear and intimidation at the county Road Department inhibiting workers from speaking their mind when they notice something isn't being done right.

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  3. New Taco Restaurant Coming To Fayetteville, Will Donate Meals To HondurasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 5NEWSonline.com

    A new taco restaurant is coming to Fayetteville, and in addition to feeding Northwest Arkansas customers, it will also help send meals to Honduras. Tacos 4 Life , a Conway-based restaurant, is set to open a store in Fayetteville later in the summer, according to a news release.

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  4. Criminal Trespass Arrest Leads Fayetteville Police To Pot Growing In A FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A criminal trespass arrest led police to find multiple marijuana plants growing in a field near the Mud Creek Trail in Fayetteville, authorities say. On Thursday at 12:29 a.m., police found Jacob Wetzel, 19, wandering in a building at 695 E. Van Asche Dr., according to an arrest report.

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  5. Group Aims To Eliminate Smoking In All Fayetteville WorkplacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The group is made up of "community organizations and advocates that strive to make all workplaces in Fayetteville, Arkansas smoke-free," their Facebook page states. In 2006, the Clean Indoor Air Act was signed into law, making it illegal to smoke in Arkansas workplaces.

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  6. Couple Convicted Of Tying Child To Stake And Shooting Dog Get ProbationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A Fayetteville couple convicted of tying a child to a stake and shooting a dog were sentenced to six years of probation on March 12, according to court documents. Joshua and Dana Gabbard were sentenced to 72 months probation after pleading guilty to aggravated cruelty to animals and second-degree endangering of a minor, court records state.

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  7. Assessor To Serve With Justice Of The Peace On Bridge InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Washington County Quorum Court on Monday named Justice of the Peace Eva Madison and county Assessor Russell Hill to serve on a two-person committee investigating faulty bridges in the county. The unanimous vote on an emergency ordinance setting up the two-person panel came after more than an hour of discussion about who should serve on the committee.

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  8. Catherine Grove's Friend Asks: "What Happened To You?"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | 5NEWSonline.com

    "I don't know what's going inside the church, I'm not there," Inman said. "But I know what I see."

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  9. Two Brothers Arrested After Fayetteville Bar Fight, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Two brothers were taken into custody on Thursday night after a Fayetteville bar fight at the West End bar, police say. Otoniel and Steven Centeno, 24 and 22, of Springdale, were booked into the Washington County Detention Center on April 17 and face charges of public intoxication, disorderly conduct and more, jail records state.

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  10. Fayetteville Group Lobbies To Ban Smoking In WorkplacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Jamie Thornton is a volunteer with Smoke Free Fayetteville. He said all residents of Fayetteville deserve to breathe clean air.

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  11. Another County Employee Files Suit Claiming Retaliation For...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A former Washington County Road Department employee alleges in a federal lawsuit filed on Friday that he was demoted and ultimately fired after saying he supported the county judge's opponent in last November's election. Brandon Holland claims County Judge Marilyn Edwards is among those who violated his First Amendment freedom of speech right and other rights when he was demoted from primary bulldozer operator, a "position of relative prestige within the Road Department," to a job with the tile crew "responsible for installing drain tiles along county roadways."

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  12. Power Restored In Washington County After Lightning StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The incident was caused by a lightning strike in west Fayetteville, and substations in the southeast part of the city were disabled due to a blink in a transmission line, a news release states.

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  13. Slide The City Gets Second Chance In FayettevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Slide the City describes itself as a slip-and-slide water party that travels around the country setting up the three-football-field long slide down main streets from Memphis to Omaha to Kansas City. Slide the City applied for a permit with the City of Fayetteville in February, but got turned down because the city doesn't allow shutting down streets for for-profit organizations.

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  14. Washington County Prosecutor Will Not Investigate Faulty BridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Washington County Prosecutor's Office will not investigate faulty bridges built by the county road department, according to Washington County Judge Marilyn Edwards. Edwards made the announcement at Thursday night's Quorum Court meeting after asking Prosecutor Matt Durrett to investigate shortcuts taken during construction on March 30. The Quorum Court also voted for Justice of the Peace Eva Madison to work with Chief of Staff Dan Short to investigate the bridge construction problem.

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  15. VIDEO: Former Fayetteville Resident Explains Return To Texas ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A 28-year-old Arkansas woman who left her church in Wells, Texas after being away from family for nearly two years explains why she decided to return to the church in a YouTube video. Jake Gardner, one of the three pastors at the Church of Wells , also released the following statement on behalf of Catherine Grove: Catherine Grove has recorded for you all a statement on the matter of her departure and return to Wells.

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  16. Catherine Grove Returns To Wells Church, Says She Is EngagedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A 28-year-old Arkansas woman who left her church in Wells, Texas after being away from family for nearly two years has now returned to that church and is engaged, according to the Lufkin Daily News . Catherine Grove left the church in Wells and was reunited with her family on April 3 at the Angelina County Sheriff's Office in Texas.

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  17. Fayetteville Trio Inks With CollegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | 5NEWSonline.com

    National Signing Day is one of those memorable days that high school athletes will never forget and it's a common occurrence at Fayetteville High School. Three more Bulldogs signed their letters of intent today and it's what they learned while wearing purple that is driving their future.

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  18. VIDEO: Motorcyclist Fleeing Tontitown Police Crashes Into Barbed Wire FenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A motorcyclist fled police in Tontitown exceeding speeds of 100 miles per hour on Tuesday evening before crashing into a barbed wire fence, authorities say. Jason C. Hulse, 35, of Fayetteville was booked into the Washington County Detention Center on April 15 at 10 a.m., and he faces charges of possession of meth or cocaine with intent to deliver, fleeing, battery, careless driving and more, according to jail records.

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  19. Attorney General Gets Second Letter Seeking Probe Into Washington County BridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A follow-up letter has gone to the state attorney general from six members of the Washington County, seeking an investigation into faulty county bridges. The letter states that even though County Judge Marilyn Edwards has acknowledged that two bridges were constructed improperly, her office "still refuses to provide any information" about the bridges.

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  20. Fayetteville Passes Ordinance Requiring Motor Scooter InsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | 5NEWSonline.com

    According to City Attorney Kit Williams, studies show the majority of accidents involving motor scooters are caused by scooter drivers, so the insurance would cover damage caused to the other vehicle in those situations. Mike Lyman, manager of Moped-U in Fayetteville, said he's not sure the ordinance was necessary and is interested to see how effective the new law is.

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