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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 15:31:00

Group hopes to move giant telescope to Northwest Arkansas

A non-profit group devoted to science education has announced their plan to move one of the largest refracting telescopes in the America to Northwest Arkansas. They are currently fundraising to cover the moving costs for the vintage telescope, which they hope to make the centerpiece of a science and technology center.

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014 - 17:13:00

VICE.com: No 'Ozark Cuisine'? Blame meth and racism

The website Vice.com has an article on their "Munchies" blog right now which posits that the reason there's no nationally-recognized "Ozark Cuisine" on par with other beloved regional cuisines is due to the three headed beast that has plagued the image and reality of the Ozarks since Hector was a pup: racism, poverty and xenophobia. Writer Josh Bell singles out white-supremacist organizations in Harrison, Ark. to make his point.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 06:22:47

Walton money samples Northwest Arkansas opinion; finds people happy

The Walton billions are now being used by the Walton Family Foundation to gauge the mood in Northwest Arkansas.

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 12:43:31

Brandon Barber booked on Nevada charge

Brandon Barber, the once high-flying Northwest Arkansas developer whose business imploded in a $47 million bankrtupcy, was booked into the Washington County Jail last night on a hold from Clark County, Nevada, Arkansas Business reports.

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