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Fort Smith, Arkansas is located in Sebastian County. Zip codes in Fort Smith, AR include 72908, 72906, and 72905. The median home price in Fort Smith is $134,900 which is roughly $63/per square foot. More Fort Smith information.

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3 hrs ago | The City Wire

Fort Smith Board approves Chaffee road closure, Whirlpool pollution protection

The Fort Smith Board of Directors voted Tuesday to close a portion of Veterans Avenue in Chaffee Crossing to make way for possible future expansion plans for the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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5 hrs ago | The City Wire

Building permits up almost 10% year-to-date in Fort Smith area

Building permits in Fort Smith, Greenwood and Van Buren were a combined $18.149 million in August, up 2.71% from August 2013's total of $17.7 million.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

The City Wire

Another Pryor commitment

Editor's note: This commentary is part of a collaboration between the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and The City Wire to deliver an ongoing series of political-based essays and reports.

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ArkansasBusiness.com

Metro Builders Property Weighs In at $3.8 Million

Metro Builders Supply Inc. of Tulsa purchased its 68,500-SF complex at 8805 Maumelle Blvd. from NJS-Arkansas Metro LLC, led by Nick and Jane Navros.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Three-Vehicle Crash In LeFlore County Sends Three People To Hospital

A three-vehicle crash in LeFlore County on Aug. 29 at 4:05 p.m. sent two women and one man to the hospital, according to a crash report.

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5NEWSonline.com

Labor Day Weekend Brings Low Gas Prices

Gas Prices are at a four-year low for Labor Day weekend 2014, according to the American Automobile Association .

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5NEWSonline.com

A New Issue of E Fort Smith Magazine

For the "5NEWS This Morning" segment, anchor Daren Bobb interviewed Lynn Wasson, the managing editor of E Fort Smith, on August 30th to discuss the magazine's newly released September issue.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The City Wire

Fort Smith tax collections up in July report, below estimates year-to-date

For the second month in a row, Fort Smith sales tax collections have surpassed the same month last year.

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FireHouse.com

'Suspicious' Fire Damages Two Arkansas Homes

Aug. 28--Fort Smith firefighters returned on Wednesday to the scene of a fire that was reported Aug. 20 as a suspected arson.

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NWAonline

Workshops are little-known part of blues festival

Successful festivals tend to grow and expand, and the Hot Springs Blues Festival, marking its 18th year this weekend, is no exception.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The City Wire

Legislators visit UAFS robotics lab, hear about classes for employers

Arkansas Department of Higher Education Director Shane Broadway and Rep. Terry Rice, R-Waldron, observe as UAFS student Dave Wilson demonstrates a robot that he has programmed.

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The City Wire

Fort Smith metro workforce declines 4.14% in July, jobless rate rises to 6.5%

The Fort Smith regional economy workforce, which appeared to be stabilizing during the past year, took a negative turn in July with a 4.14% decline.

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4029TV.com

Residents in Oklahoma vote on tax increase to keep hospital open

HAPPENING NOW, VOTERS IN LEFLORE COUNTY HAVE A LITTLE LESS THAN ONE HOUR TO DECIDE WETHER OR NOT TO SPEND TAX DOLLARS TO KEEP A HOSPITAL OPEN.

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Examiner.com

Fried Rice offer Fort Smith diners authentic Asian fare

Fort Smith has always had an international flair when it came to dining. Presently, this city has restaurants from several different nationalities, however the main ones represented are Asian and Mexican.

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5NEWSonline.com

Legislators Tour UAFS Robotics Program

State legislators met at the University of Arkansas of Fort Smith Wednesday to tour the Baldor Technology Center and to take a sneak peek at a newly accredited robotics program.

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5NEWSonline.com

Crews Investigate After Second "Suspicious Fire" in Fort Smith

Authorities are investigating after three buildings burned in a "suspicious fire" in Fort Smith early Wednesday morning .

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

ArkansasBusiness.com

Fort Smith's Pruitt Tool & Supply Co. Going Global

Alan Pruitt still hangs around Pruitt Tool & Supply Co., walking through the hallways and shops of the business he helped build.

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5NEWSonline.com

Warrant Issued For Two Men In Fayetteville Shooting Investigation

An arrest warrant has been has been issued for two men in a Fayetteville shooting investigation, according to court documents.

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5NEWSonline.com

Daytrieon Dean Signs Financial Aid Agreement

Fort Smith Northside defensive end Daytrieon Dean signed a grant-in-aid agreement and will join the Razorbacks in January 2015 for the spring semester.

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The City Wire

UAFS receives $734,000 'jobs driven' grant

The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith received a $734,000 grant by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services that will be used to train veterans and unemployed area residents in commercial driving, medical billing and coding and industrial maintenance.

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