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  1. Northwest Arkansas sales tax revenue inches higher in April reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The City Wire

    The four largest cities in Northwest Arkansas reported $4.388 million in sales tax revenue last month, inching up just 1.82% from the year ago results. Sales taxes received in April reflects sales tax collected in February.

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  2. Farmers Markets signal arrival of Spring in Washington, Benton countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The City Wire

    The Fayetteville Farmers Market is often referred to as the "Crown Jewel of Fayetteville." It opens at 7 a.m. every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings on the Fayetteville Square and on Sundays at the Jefferson Center parking lot, 600 S. College Ave. As spring rolls into the Ozarks, farmers markets are opening across Benton and Washington counties as if to announce the arrival of a new season.

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  3. Endeavor awards $996,000 toward health and wellbeing initiativesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The City Wire

    Mercy Clinic Northwest Arkansas and Community Clinic got a funding boost from the Endeavor Foundation on Wednesday totaling $996,000 to further their work for low cost and accessible health care across Benton and Washington counties. Endeavor Foundation awarded $411,000 to Mercy Clinic to develop a holistic regional agenda geared toward the physical health, mental health, and basic needs of school-aged children.

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  4. Bentonville business leaders, educators discuss technology collaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The City Wire

    Bentonville School Superintendent Michael Poore addresses the issue of STEM education at the Bentonville Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce event Friday, . Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics education was the topic discussed by area business leaders and educators Friday at the Bentonville-Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce Business Matters breakfast event.

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  5. Skyline, CBRE reports show high occupancy rates for NWA apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The City Wire

    Northwest Arkansas apartments reached a new high in occupancy as the 2015 began with apartments communities nearly full, reporting a 98% occupancy rate, according to the CBRE year end-2014 apartment market survey. That's the highest occupancy rate recorded since CBRE, a commercial real estate company, started the survey in 2010.

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  6. New car sharing company set to open in FayettevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The City Wire

    A new form of city transportation, building on the notions of sustainability and car sharing, is coming to Fayetteville and owners are banking on local residents using low speed electric vehicles for short trips around downtown or to the University of Arkansas. Sustained Urban Mobility , with its "Benign Disruption," plans to open May 1 at the northeast corner of Lafayette and West streets, one block north of Dickson Street, said co-owner MIkel Lolley.

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  7. Schools, businesses tackle financial literacy in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The City Wire

    Arkansas ranks among the least financially literate states in the U.S. according to a 2015 study from WalletHub. The 49th ranking for Arkansas prompted Mark Foster, educational director at Credit Counseling of Arkansas, to quip, "I'm surprised we're that high."

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  8. Revised jobs data show 10,000 new jobs in Northwest Arkansas in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The City Wire

    Kathy Deck, director for the Center for Economic Research at the University of Arkansas, shared revised data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics at a press conference held by the Northwest Arkansas Council on Friday . The revised story around job creation in Northwest Arkansas is a positive one, with 10,000 new jobs created in 2014, according to Kathy Deck, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas.

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  9. Fort Smith, Northwest Arkansas operations are - ENVY' award finalistsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | The City Wire

    Operations in Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas are among the six finalists for the 2015 Arkansas Environmental Stewardship Award. The winner will announced later this month as part of Earth Week activities at the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality .

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  10. Walton Family Foundation grants in Northwest Arkansas exceed $27 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The City Wire

    A family rides near the Wishing Springs portion of the Razorback Greenway. The 36-mile bike trail through Northwest Arkansas received $15 million from the Walton Family Foundation.

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  11. Business, construction booming along Wedington Drive, west of I-49Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The City Wire

    Construction continues along West Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. First Security Bank, Northwest Health, Slim Chicken`s and nearly a dozen more businesses have opened new locations in this growing neighborhood in recent months.

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  12. Northwest Arkansas to celebrate Noodling, heart health, and SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | The City Wire

    April will bring more than just showers to Northwest Arkansas as the region plays host to a number of special events. Activities will include a film and discussion with Bradley Beesley at Crystal Bridges, the Heart Walk 2015, the NWA Sunshine School Gala, LIVE UNITED Day, and the return of Springfest.

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  13. Mercy Behavior Health receives $693,750 grant from Walmart FoundationRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The City Wire

    The Walmart Foundation awarded a $693,750 grant to Mercy's Behavioral Health Services. The money will be used to fund additional staffing and program ramp up.

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  14. Startup Junkie hits entrepreneurs with - Shark' questions, refine ideasRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The City Wire

    Jeff Amerine describes himself as a startup junkie, hence the name of his consulting firm on the square in Fayetteville. Simply put, the business, which includes his wife, Phyl, and son, Brett, nurtures some ideas into marketable products and finds capital to finance the development.

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  15. Businesses weigh options, reactions on controversial legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The City Wire

    Arkansas lawmakers and Gov. Asa Hutchinson are on track - as were their counterparts in Indiana - to go against concerns of large employers and influential businesses like Wal-Mart Stores, Apple and Acxiom and approve legislation the businesses believe discriminatory. Only time will tell the extent of real corporate reaction when their concerns don't sway legislative votes or fail to garner a veto.

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  16. University of Arkansas sports ranks 11th nationally in Learfield standingsRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | The City Wire

    An NCAA Championship from the Razorback women's indoor track and field team and a top-three national finish by the men's indoor track and field squad, has vaulted the University of Arkansas to 11th in the 2014-15 Learfield Sports Directors Cup standings released on Thursday by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of America . Arkansas leads all Southeastern Conference programs with 401 points and is one of only four of 14 SEC programs in the top 25. Arkansas is primed to continue its rise up the standings based on other sports yet to be scored.

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  17. Downtown Fort Smith murals project plans to announce artists by JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The City Wire

    Plans are developing fast for the "Festival of Murals" planned for downtown Fort Smith, with organizers hoping to have the first round of artists named by June. The event is expected to include a music festival and a "Criterium" bicycle race that could attract hundreds of competitors.

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  18. Northwest Arkansas cities report stronger tax revenue to start 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The City Wire

    The largest four towns in Northwest Arkansas continue to show improved sales tax revenue collections. The cities report $14.419 million in sale tax revenue collected in November, December and January, up 10.65% from the $13.031 million reported in the same period last year.

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  19. February home building pace stalls across Northwest ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The City Wire

    Overall February building permit values were up almost 30% in Northwest Arkansas, but permits for new home construction fell more than 3% thanks in part to limited availability of residential lots. Permit values in the region's four largest cities during February totaled $42.583 million, up 29.3% compared to the $32.913 million a year ago.

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  20. World Gym closing Bentonville and Lowell locationsRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | The City Wire

    Fitness chain World Gym announced the closing of three Northwest Arkansas locations with a Facebook post on Tuesday . "Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control we have been forced to close our Bentonville and Lowell World Gym locations.

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