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  1. Technology firm born in Fayetteville to locate operations in Fort SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The City Wire

    A private group of Fort Smith investors has helped recruit to Fort Smith an advanced manufacturing company created through a Fayetteville-based venture firm that has plans to be operational by 2017 and employ around 100 workers - to include scientists - by 2019. TiFiber Inc., which is managed by Fayetteville-based VIC Technology Venture , has received $500,000 in funding, with $300,000 coming from a private group of Fort Smith investors who have asked to remain anonymous.

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  2. UAMS Northwest North Street Clinic offers diabetes treatment for MarshalleseRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The City Wire

    The new North Street Clinic on the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences campus in Fayetteville said it will offer chronic disease management for type 2 diabetes. The clinic is open on Thursdays from 2 to 5 p.m. The services are delivered to patients by students in UAMS Northwest programs - medicine, pharmacy and nursing - under supervision of UAMS faculty.

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  3. NWA home sales market likely to finish 2014 on a high noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The City Wire

    With two weeks to go before consumers ring in 2015, real estate agents and economists say there is reason for optimism in the housing market based on the growth recorded in 2014. MountData reports Benton County home sales totaled $842.947 million in the first 11 months of the year as agents sold 4,313 homes.

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  4. NWA celebrates holidays with Jingle Bell Run and Winter Break WondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The City Wire

    Holiday happenings in Northwest Arkansas will include a Jingle Bell Run to fight arthritis, performances of "The Snowman" and "The Nutcracker," and family-friendly fun at Crystal Bridges' Winter Break Wonders. Jingle Bell Run Fight arthritis in festive fashion at the Northwest Arkansas' Jingle Bell Run on Dec. 14. Events will include a chip-timed 5K run, a one-mile walk, and an Elf Chase for children ages ten and under.

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  5. A note on repealRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The City Wire

    What happened in Fayetteville Tuesday was not necessarily a loss for those seeking more definitive equal protections, and may prove but a short lived win for those who believed such protections were either unnecessary or sanctioned immoral behavior. At issue, of course, was ordinance 5703 approved by the Fayetteville City Council that sought to define and inhibit discrimination against lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and/or transgender persons.

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  6. Fayetteville voters approve repeal of sexual orientation ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The City Wire

    In a special election that was watched outside the city and state, Fayetteville voters repealed an ordinance approved earlier in 2014 by the city council designed to make it illegal to discriminate against an individual based on their sexual orientation. Unofficial results from the Washington County Clerk's office showed that 51.66% voted for repeal of the controversial ordinance and 48.34% voted against repeal.

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  7. Butterfield Trail Village names new CEORead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The City Wire

    The board of directors for Butterfield Trail Village named Quintin Trammell as the new president and CEO effective Dec. 1. He has served as interim CEO since June. Trammell joined the leadership team at Butterfield Trail Village in February as chief financial officer, where he directed all fiscal activities for the organization, including overall accounting, pro-forma development, budgeting and auditing and financial reporting to the board of directors.

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  8. Holiday Bazaar Art and Craft Sale benefits Community Creative CenterRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | The City Wire

    Marjorie Hanus, Katie Sleyman, Kim Peters and Barb Putman all work with the Creative Community Center in Fayetteville. Putman is the executive director and Hanus and Peters are on the board.

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  9. Banks sight identity theft concerns this holiday seasonRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | The City Wire

    December is the biggest month of the year for shopping and when consumers are the most risk for identity theft, particularly given more deals are completed online. Arvest Bank warns that consumers take nothing for granted and proactively work to protect themselves from identity thieves.

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  10. First National Bank of Northwest Arkansas opens Fayetteville branchRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | The City Wire

    First National Bank of NWA recently expanded into Washington County with a branch bank located at 2638 Joyce Blvd., Suite 1. The branch opened Dec 1. "As promised, FNBNWA continues to show a commitment to our customers and community by providing more convenience and expanded services within our region," Rob Husong, regional president of First National Bank of NWA, said in a statement. "We are excited about expanding into Washington County with our new Fayetteville branch.

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  11. Northwest Arkansas sales tax revenue rises in November reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The City Wire

    Consumers spent more money on goods and services in Northwest Arkansas four largest cities in September which helped deliver a 7.48% rise the cities' November sales tax revenue. Bentonville, Rogers, Springdale and Fayetteville cumulatively reported sales tax revenue of $4.611 million this month, a gain of more than $321,000 from the same month last year.

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  12. Arkansas consumer sentiment dips in recent Arvest surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The City Wire

    Consumer sentiment has not changed much since summer, and almost half of the Arkansas respondents to Arvest's Fall 2014 Consumer Sentiment Survey believe the next six months would be a good time to make a major purchase of household items. The study, which looks at the Arkansas consumers' outlooks on personal finances, buying conditions over the next six months, as well as business conditions in the next year and the next five years, found that 54% of Arkansans expect their personal financial situation to be unchanged during the next year.

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  13. NWA construction sector keeps steady pace, permits up 48.5% in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The City Wire

    Commercial and residential builders across Northwest Arkansas are wrapping up a solid year of work as the region's four largest cities issued cumulative new construction permits valued at $86.484 million in October, a 48.5% gain from a year ago. Residential permits were flat against October last year, but more commercial projects continue to take shape in the two-county area thanks to office buildings, retail, restaurants and apartment complexes.

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  14. About those free meals ...Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | The City Wire

    Editor's note: Maylon Rice has 40 years of experience working as a newspaper reporter, columnist and editor at several Arkansas newspapers. He ran, unsuccessfully for the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2012.

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  15. No creditors object to Cynthia Smiley bankruptcy dischargeRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The City Wire

    Cynthia and Dennis Smiley were in bankruptcy court on Tuesday to face creditors in a routine meeting ahead of a discharge hearing. Craig Campbell, counsel for Arvest Bank, which is at the center of the Dennis Smiley fraud allegations, was the only creditor to attend the meeting in federal court held in Fayetteville.

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  16. A powerful new group is about to be formedRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | The City Wire

    Editor's note: Maylon Rice has 40 years of experience working as a newspaper reporter, columnist and editor at several Arkansas newspapers. He ran, unsuccessfully for the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2012.

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  17. Gov. Beebe talks pardons, being Episcopalian, and a - positive swagger'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The City Wire

    Gov. Mike Beebe and Washington County Prosecuting Attorney John Threet talk prior to Beebe's comments to the Northwest Arkansas Political Animals Club. Gov. Mike Beebe, a Democrat who maintains high popularity among voters even as the state shifted to Red, is having fun with his "farewell tour."

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  18. BlueinGreen, partners garner contract with city of FayettevilleRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | The City Wire

    BlueInGreen and its partners, Pinnacle Ozone Solutions and PCI Inc., suppliers of ozone process technology and equipment, announced that they have been selected to provide a new ozone system for the City of Fayetteville Paul R. Noland Wastewater Treatment. The new ozone disinfection system will feature BlueInGreen's patented HyDOZA gas dissolution technology, Pinnacle Ozone's Zenith ozone generator systems, and PCI Gases' DOCS-500 on-site oxygen generator systems, to provide the industry's most compact and energy efficient ozone treatment and disinfection solution.

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  19. Survey: Moms peg family time as top Thanksgiving priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The City Wire

    Turkey Day traditions run deep within family tapestries and though it's historically a day of big family meals, football and afternoon naps, shopping in recent years has become a must-do activity by a majority of moms, according to research survey by Fayetteville-based Field Agent. It is the season for door buster sales and retailers are aggressively wooing bargain hunters with pre-Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving Day.

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  20. Consumer confidence up in Arkansas, trails rest of the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The City Wire

    Arkansans were feeling better about the state of the economy heading into the fall, rebounding from negative sentiments earlier this summer when consumers across the state were feeling gloomy about their current economic conditions and long-term prospects, according to the Fall 2014 Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey released Tuesday . The current consumer sentiment index for Arkansas is 68.1, up from 67.4 in June's inaugural survey.

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