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  1. In dark on bids Files submitted, companies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    The Fort Smith Republican says he wrote the quotes in December "after talking to each of the principals in the companies." He says he has call records and texts to prove it, but he didn't have them available to share with a reporter late last week.

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  2. Drone-pilot courses cleared for takeoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    Six high schools in Arkansas will be teaching students to pilot drones this fall as part of an initiative by the state Department of Career Education. In Fort Smith, both Northside and Southside high schools will prepare students for the Federal Aviation Administration exam required of remote pilots, said Martin Mahan, director of secondary education for Fort Smith public schools.

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  3. Project aims to cut wrong-way drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NWAonline

    ... stretch of Interstate 40 in Crawford County during the early hours of Aug. 8. The driver, Matthew Choate, 24, of Fort Smith, died in the crash. Under the project, standard Wrong Way, Do Not Enter and One Way signs will be replaced at exit ramps with ...

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  4. Local Nurse Recognized On National List Of Top NursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... here at the hospital and the community outreach that we do." One thing that's no surprise is Kennon's ties to Fort Smith. The former paramedic turned nurse has been in the area his whole life. "I started working at Fort Smith EMS in 1996 and worked ...

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  5. Food Bank Works Against Startling Food Insecurity Numbers, Feeds Children For Long WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 5NEWSonline.com

    With the President's Day weekend ahead, Fort Smith students look forward to three days off. And while that's exciting, the River Valley Food Bank wants to make sure the children are well fed while they're away from school.

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  6. Attorneys urge appeals court to rescind punishment in class action caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Arkansas Times

    Interested in the case of the class action plaintiffs' lawyers hammered with disciplined by federal Judge P.K. Holmes of Fort Smith for not informing him that they had a pre-cooked settlement of a long-standing insurance claims case in his court when they dropped the federal case and settled in state court? This is the case that features John Goodson , UA trustee, husband of Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson and big-time political player/bankroller. Mark Friedman reports here for Arkansas Business on the back and forth last week in arguments before the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on the attorneys' plea to have their admonishment - damaging professionally - reversed.

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  7. 58th Annual Home Show Underway In Fort SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... outside your home, including flooring, tile, home repair, and home dA cor. The annual event is put on by the Fort Smith Home Builders Association. Each year they host the largest product event for housing in this part of Arkansas. "We had sold ...

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  8. Cole Donald NelsonRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Sequoyah County Times

    Cole Donald Nelson, 34, of Greenwood, Ark., died on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. He was born on Nov. 10, 1982, in Fort Smith, Ark.

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  9. Running Program Celebrates 20 Years Of Bringing Women TogetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... 5K run with groups from all over Arkansas. "I think it's fantastic," co-director Leslie Bagby said. "I think that Fort Smith is really embracing healthy lifestyles. I think people are really realizing how much Fort Smith has to offer with trails, ...

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  10. Ryan OrsbunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Sequoyah County Times

    ... Church in Muldrow with Bro. Joe Alzate and Bro. Ricky Hicks officiating. Mr. Orsbun was born on Dec. 23, 1973, in Fort Smith, Ark., to Shelby Orsbun and Doris Fay (Tapp) Orsbun. He died on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, in Morrilton, Ark. Survivors include ...

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  11. Richard Glenn OwensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Sequoyah County Times

    Funeral services for Richard Glenn Owens, 58, of Muldrow, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at the Agent & Mallory-Martin Chapel in Muldrow. Mr. Owens was born on Jan. 20, 1959, in Fort Smith, Ark., to Amos Dale Owens and Anna Joe Owens.

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  12. Owen D. TaborRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Sequoyah County Times

    Owen D. Tabor, 74, of Muldrow, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, in Fort Smith, Ark. He was born on Aug. 29, 1942, in Liberty community, the son of Owen Euen Tabor and Bessie Juanita Tabor.

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  13. Hemodynamic Support With a Microaxial Percutaneous Left Ventricular...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Circulation

    From the Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine, KY ; Internal Medicine, Sparks Regional Medical Center, Fort Smith, AR ; Cardiology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City ; Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO ; and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia .

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  14. Grizzlies' Brewer Puts Teammates FirstRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... er high school, Brewer will take his talents down the road from Northside and play for the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith basketball program.

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  15. Senator's firm told to pay up in 2 suitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | NWAonline

    Fort Smith's cancellation last week of its contract with Jake Files' development firm for construction of a softball complex is just the latest financial difficulty for the state senator. A Sebastian County Circuit Court judge ordered Files' construction company to pay a $455,371 judgment in December, and he was sued last month for nearly $70,000 over a debt regarding construction materials, according to court documents.

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  16. Garrett's Blog: Rain Totals, Burn Bans, What If It Was Snow?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | 5NEWSonline.com

    This was the wettest Valentine's Day in over 20 years. The weather data record is more complete for Fort Smith and the wettest Valentine's Day on record was in 1938 at 2.12".

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  17. City Of Van Buren Looking At Building Bike TrailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... edge of the city and a possible trail going over the Midland Avenue Bridge in order to connect with the city of Fort Smith. "It would be to have a bicycle and pedestrian facility off the sides of the bridge," M.P.O Director Dianne Morrison said. ...

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  18. Trane closure in Arkansas means manufacturing boost for East Texas cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | KSWO

    Ingersoll Rand, the company that owns Trane, says it is closing a plant in Fort Smith, Arkansas and will shift manufacturing responsibilities from that plant to several other cities including Tyler. Today we spoke with Tom Mullins with the Tyler Economic Development Council about what the move could mean for future growth in the city.

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  19. Fort Smith Homebuilders group announces job training program with Fort Smith Public SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The City Wire

    ... is one in Spokane, Washington, that I used as a model along with HBI." Stipins told Talk Business & Politics Fort Smith Public Schools worked hand-in-hand with her in tailoring the program to Fort Smith students, but at present no one is sure what ...

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  20. Garrett's Blog: Valentine's Rain Continues Thru 10pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Rain will continue this evening and won't clear the area until around Midnight or later; although, the intensity of the rain should lessen early around 10pm. A quick look at rain totals show around 1.50" in Fort Smith and around 1" in Fayetteville with another 1/2" possible this evening.

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