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  1. Still on the Hill delights concert goers at Botanical Garden of the OzarksRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The City Wire

    Isabelle and Zoey Cooke enjoyed the Pedal Pops. More than 400 people gathered at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks on an usually cool summer evening to listen to the music of Still on the Hill, at the second of three free summer concerts.

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  2. 5781 sides reach out to Fayetteville voters in the weeks before Sept. 8 voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The City Wire

    The Uniform Civil Rights Act - aka, Ordinance 5781 - goes to voters Sept. 8, when 49,703 register voters are eligible to cast ballots.

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  3. Parker's Anchor' to film in Fayetteville, partner with local businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The City Wire

    According to a press release from Purpose Pictures Productions, "the story of Parker's Anchor follows Krystal Parker, who discovers late in adulthood that she is unable to have children." A Hollywood-based movie production company is partnering with Northwest Arkansas businesses to help create the company's next theatrical production.

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  4. NWA sales tax revenue rises in August report, up 8.23% year-to-dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The City Wire

    The city of Rogers led the sales tax revenue growth in August. The $1.456 million in sales tax revenue for August was the second highest month reported this year, and it was the best August on record, according the city officials.

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  5. Summer's End Corvette Car Show raises money for local charitiesRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | The City Wire

    Owner Brad Cunningham with his "night race blue" colored 2014 Corvette. It is the only one of this color in NWA.

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  6. Mid Century Modern Home to AuctionRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | The City Wire

    Free tours till auction. Contact: Phil 414-1091, [email protected], 3200 Dallas St. in Fort Smith.

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  7. Fayetteville chamber supports Ordinance 5781, disputes use of 2014 letterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | The City Wire

    The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce on Saturday confirmed its support for Ordinance 5781, a controversial civil rights proposal similar to one city voters rejected in a Dec. 9, 2014 election. The chamber also challenged use of a 2014 letter from the chamber that supported repeal in the 2014 election.

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  8. Arkansas student loan debt at $9 billion, small part of $1.19 trillion in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The City Wire

    The best state for handling student debt was Utah, followed by Wyoming, North Dakota, Washington, Nebraska, Virginia, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Colorado and South Dakota. Arkansas college students, past and present, are carrying student loan debt amounting to $9 billion according to U.S. Department of Education figures provided to the Arkansas Student Loan Authority.

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  9. Rep. Boyd to seek re-election to House seat in Fort SmithRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | The City Wire

    State Rep. Justin Boyd, R-Fort Smith, announced Thursday that he will seek re-election to the House District 77 seat during the 2016 election cycle. He is in his first two-year term.

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  10. NWA banks posts mixed results, sentiment positive for back half of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The City Wire

    Despite the economic strength of Northwest Arkansas, the region's banking sector didn't have a solid financial performance for the first half of 2015. Despite the economic strength of Northwest Arkansas, the region's banking sector didn't have a solid financial performance for the first half of 2015.

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  11. On Time Logistics in Springdale hires new director of operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The City Wire

    Tim Ray joined On Time Logistics as the director of operations in July. Ray spent 15 years at Airway Freight Corporation in Fayetteville where he worked as an account manager for the firm's international division.

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  12. International artists named for downtown Fort Smith murals festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The City Wire

    The Unexpected Project on Thursday announced eight popular international urban and street artists for the line up of the inaugural Festival of Murals set for Sept. 3-12 in downtown Fort Smith.

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  13. Whataburger's opening in Fayetteville required law enforcement helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The City Wire

    Customers line up out the door at the Whataburger on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Fayetteville. It was love as the first burger came off the grill at the new Whataburger, which opened nearly three weeks ago, according to the long lines still forming daily at the Fayetteville eatery.

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  14. Chef Shuttle to expand delivery service into Washington CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The City Wire

    Little Rock-based Chef Shuttle will expand its growing restaurant delivery business to include Springdale, Fayetteville and Farmington on Friday The new zip codes coverage area will include: "We're excited to build on our growing presence in Northwest Arkansas with the addition of Fayetteville and Springdale," said Ryan Herget, president and CEO of Chef Shuttle. Herget launched his Northwest Arkansas restaurant order delivery to consumers in Rogers and Bentonville and Centerton in June.

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  15. NWACC signs agreement with UAFS to streamline degree programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The City Wire

    Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson, president of NorthWest Arkansas Community College, and Dr. Paul Beran, chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, sign a new agreement on Friday to help streamline the transfer process for NWACC students in 14 different degree plans who want to complete a bachelor's degree at UAFS, which is also available online. Officials from University of Arkansas at Fort Smith traveled to Bentonville Friday to sign an agreement with NorthWest Arkansas Community College that will help to streamline bachelor's degrees for NWACC students in three disciplines beginning this fall.

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  16. Bank of Fayetteville acquired by Farmers and Merchants Bank of StuttgartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The City Wire

    Bank of Fayetteville, Fayetteville's oldest hometown bank, is being acquired by Farmers and Merchants Bankshares of Stuttgart to form a $1 billion financial institution with equity capital exceeding $142 million. The announcement was made in a press released issued after 10 p.m. Thursday by Farmers and Merchants Bank President and CEO Gary Hudson and The Bank of Fayetteville President and CEO Mary Beth Brooks.

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  17. Rochelle to step down as executive director of the Razorback FoundationRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | The City Wire

    Sean Rochelle is stepping down as executive director of the Razorback Foundation effective Sept. 1, 2015, to become the new executive director of Vold Vision, PLLC, a privately owned company based in Fayetteville.

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  18. Waltons to bring new private school to Bentonville, competitors welcome itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | The City Wire

    A new independent school under development by the Walton Family Foundation won't impact other education opportunities, including the public school district and the soon-to-open campus of Haas Hall Academy, officials said. The new private school has been rumored for months and will offer Northwest Arkansas residents a world class educational option.

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  19. Amirmoez escapes Iran, overcomes gender barriers to succeed in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | The City Wire

    Editor's note: This story is part of a special series on women who live in the Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas areas. Carolyn Philpot is a founding member of Beall Barclay Wealth Management.

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  20. Northwest Arkansas cities report mixed July sales tax, up year-to-dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The City Wire

    Sales tax revenue totaled $33.845 million through July of this year among the four largest cities in Northwest Arkansas, up 8.4% over the $31.22 million reported in the same period last year. City officials in Bentonville, Fayettteville, Rogers and Springdale are all pleased with the year-to-date results though revenue has varied month-to-month.

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