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  1. Irish artists arrive in Fort Smith to preview September murals projectRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The City Wire

    Conor Harrington takes a picture of the early work on the mural project at Boardertown Skate Shop in Fort Smith. Steve Clark, CEO of Fort Smith-based Propak Logistics, talks about why he brought Irish artists Maser and Conor Harrington to paint a mural in Fort Smith.

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  2. Arkansas bank officials hope to build on profitable 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The City Wire

    Community Bankers across the Natural State enjoyed a profitable 2014 accruing net income of $810 million among the 109 institutions. Profits rose from $707 million a year ago, according the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

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  3. Walton Family Foundation gives $5 million toward Walton Arts Center expansionRead the original story

    Tuesday | The City Wire

    The $23 million expansion of the Walton Arts Center in downtown Fayetteville got a booster shot from the Walton Family Foundation who pledged a $5 million challenge grant in support of the project. The $23 million campaign will add 30,000 square feet of space, including a new and expanded atrium lobby that connects to Dickson Street, significant renovations and expansion of Starr Theater, expanded space for back of house technical and theatrical equipment, and new administrative offices.

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  4. Northwest Arkansas residential construction off to good start in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The City Wire

    There's no shortage of work for construction crews in Northwest Arkansas as local residential and commercial construction projects continue to pop up in the region. New construction permits issued in January among the four largest cities totaled $36.235 million which consisted of 60% new home starts and the balance in commercial projects.

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  5. Tyson family donates $5 million for Don Tyson Center for Agricultural SciencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The City Wire

    John Tyson, Chairman of Tyson Foods, said having the new agriculture research center named after his father Don Tyson is an honor given that his dad loved the University of Arkansas and Arkansas Agriculture his entire 80-year life. Tyson Foods and the Tyson family contributed $5 million toward the new $16.3 million research center soon to be built in Fayetteville.

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  6. Arvest Springdale announces two employee movesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The City Wire

    Arvest Bank Springdale announced two employment changes as Randall Harriman joins the company as a private banking advisor and Andrea Kennedy is promoted commercial banker. Harriman has more than 14 years' experience in banking and lending, most recently as an assistant vice president, lender and security manager for First Security Bank.

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  7. February sales tax revenue rises for most of Northwest ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The City Wire

    Combined sales tax revenue in the most recent report for Northwest Arkansas' four largest cities was up 9.43% - a clear sign of strong consumer confidence in the metro economy. The four cites reported composite revenue of $5.356 million this month, a gain of $462,000 from the year-ago period.

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  8. Women's - Power of the Purse' luncheon to honor local entrepreneurRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The City Wire

    The Women's Foundation of Arkansas will recognize Joan Johnson, co-founder and president of Fayetteville-based White River Hardwood as the 2015 Woman Business Leader at its third annual Power of the Purse Luncheon. The event is slated for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday March 9, at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers.

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  9. A warning about a full time LegislatureRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | 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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  10. Now is your chance to - Wig Out!' and - Dig In!'Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | The City Wire

    Northwest Arkansas isn't letting a little winter weather get in the way of a good time. The coming weeks will include "The Great Reveal" at Crystal Bridges, a Wig Out! event supporting cancer research, Soup Sunday, a SoNA concert, and the return of the Dig In! Food and Farming Festival.

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  11. Pratt Place receives - Four-Star' recognition from Forbes TravelRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The City Wire

    The Forbes accolade is just the most recent recognition. Pratt Place Inn has received the Four-Diamond ranking from AAA every year since it opened its doors in 2008.

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  12. Arkansas' tourism tax revenue sets new record in 2014, sector jobs hit new highRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The City Wire

    Collections of Arkansas' 2% tourism tax needed only 11 of the 12 months of 2014 to set a new annual record. Richard Davies said this might happen.

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  13. Report says UA Fayetteville has $1.2 billion annual economic impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The City Wire

    Just a day after a $692.175 million appropriation bill for the University of Arkansas system was filed in the Arkansas General Assembly, UA officials issued a report that the flagship university in Fayetteville had in 2014 a statewide economic impact of $1.2 billion. Sen. Missy Irvin, R-Mountain View, introduced on Monday Senate Bill 269, the appropriations bill for the University of Arkansas system.

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  14. Hutchinson signs private option bill, new tax cut bill proposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The City Wire

    Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed the funding bill for the state's Private Option program securing spending authority for the state's innovative and controversial Medicaid expansion program for another fiscal year. Hutchinson had advocated for an extension of the funding and, in a separate bill, asked lawmakers to create a task force to study the program's future fate in the context of larger health care reform.

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  15. Big pay raises for the elected classRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | 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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  16. Coach Bielema contract extended to 2020, annual pay average at $4.25 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | The City Wire

    A two-year contract extension has Razorback Football Coach Bret Bielema with the program through December 2020, with average annual pay during the period being $4.25 million, University of Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long announced Saturday . As part of the extension of his original employment agreement, Bielema received an increase to his annual compensation, which is paid through a combination of non-taxpayer funds generated by the athletic department and private gift support from the Razorback Foundation.

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  17. Acumen Brands founder John James moves to new role with venture fundRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | The City Wire

    John James left the comfort of a successful business to lead an intense $100 million venture fund in Northwest Arkansas. Why? Because James says he's more interested in the journey than the destination.

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  18. Washington Regional plans $60 million expansion, 125 new jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The City Wire

    A major expansion to women's health services at Washington Regional Medical Center is being planned with construction expected to begin later this month that will lead to 125 new jobs upon completion, according to Mark Bever, WRMC executive vice president and hospital administrator. The $60 million project involves construction of a 100,000 square feet, five-story tower on the west side of the campus, adjoining the existing Johnelle Hunt Women's Center.

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  19. Kyya Chocolate company emerges from Uganda orphanage tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | The City Wire

    Kyya Chocolate founder Rick Boosey holds a food demonstration recently at Ozark Natural Foods in Fayetteville. The local chocolate maker sources his cocoa beans abroad and makes the chocolate bars and syrups in Elm Springs.

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  20. The Supply Side: Welcome to the supply chain revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | The City Wire

    There have been few major changes in the physical retail supply chain that has served big box retailers for more than three decades. But as more consumers shift to online shopping and the "omnichannel" retail model becomes the norm, experts say the old supply chain model is beginning to see fundamental changes.

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