A handful of states and localities, with Utah at the forefront, moved pre-emptively to eliminate public "defined benefit" pensions and replaced them with "defined contribution" systems, with the risks shifted to the individual worker A new study by the Fordham Institute finds pervasive problems with underfunding of teacher pensions and retiree ... (more)
A construction crew ruptured a 1.5 inch gas line under Dickson Street, near the Hillside Auditorium, at about 10:50 a.m. An area south of Dickson Street, west of Harmon Avenue, north of Fairview St. and east of Garland Avenue was evacuated as a precaution.
In case you missed it, check out Charlotte Hays' article in the National Catholic Register that details the pitfalls of Common Core national standards for American Catholic schools - especially those in states that allow parental choice programs but require participating private schools to administer state - soon to be nationalized - standards ... (more)
Cover crops can provide Mid-South producers with weed suppression, improvements in soil health and erosion control.
A handful of new door-to-door sales regulations could soon be adopted, including requiring city staff to furnish "no soliciting" decals to Fayetteville residents.
Innovate Arkansas client Movista was born in the MBA program at the University of Arkansas Walton Business College, but when it came time to put down permanent roots, co-founders April Seggebruch and Stan Zylowski chose a house just off the square in downtown Bentonville.
University's new arena opens to the public Wednesday night when the Harlem Globetrotters tip off the first of three games in three nights.
American Samoa Community College student Mona Chang, from Faleniu, is at the University of Arkansas working in a Research Experience undergraduates program where she is doing a ten week project on the impact of pork production for the territory on land use in the United States.
FAYETTEVILLE Former University of Arkansas right-handed pitcher Colby Suggs has signed a contract with the Miami Marlins, as announced on Saturday.
Liane Larson grew up in Kansas. Her parents are military veterans who served in Kansas.
An effort is underway in northwest Arkansas to use street art to send the message that litter in the gutter can spread to waterways.
This Springdale, Arkansas hotel features an indoor swimming pool and a daily breakfast buffet.
Submitted photo Administrators from Henderson State University and Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas signed a memorandum of understanding, which allows all courses taken at Cossatot to transfer to the corresponding bachelor's program at Henderson.
<![CDATA[Rebecca Kerr Ryan Thurman Jim and Evelyn Kerr of Hampton, New Brunswick, announce the engagement of their daughter Rebecca Kerr, of Fayetteville, AR., to Ryan Thurman of Fayetteville, son of Edna Happ, of Nixa, MO. and Ed Thurman, of Sparta, MO. Rebecca graduated from High School in 2003 from Centre Wellington, in Ontario, and in 2009, she graduated from The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She currently is working on her Ph.D at University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Ryan graduated from Kickapoo in 2000, in 2005 he graduated from University of Arkansas in Conway, and in 2013, from University of Arkansas in Fayetteville with a Ph.D in biochemistry. He currently is doing a fellowship at University of North Carolina Cancer Research Hospital at Chapel Hill. Their wedding date is June 29, 2013 and will take place at the Church of the Ascension in Hampton, New Brunswick, Canada.