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  1. The politics of - AsaCare'Read the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  2. Northwest Arkansas restaurant sector draws more national chainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The City Wire

    Real estate veteran David Erstine with CBRE in Fayetteville has said the region surpassing the 500,000 population threshold would be a green light for more national chains. That theory is proving true.

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  3. Startups to Watch: EcoVet and DataRank primed for growth in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The City Wire

    Editor's note: The City Wire has consulted with people closely affiliated with Northwest Arkansas entrepreneurial programs to compile a list of the five entrepreneurial startups to watch in 2014. Our goal with this effort is to document as much as possible about the ups and downs and other directions a new venture may take as it struggles to prove a product, service or both.This is one of two final stories to wrap up our watch of the startups.

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  4. Gearhart did go home againRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | 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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  5. Arkansas teen pregnancy costs exceed $143 million annuallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The City Wire

    Kristen Jozkowski, University of Arkansas professor and author of the "Delivering Better Education on Teen Pregnancy" report, discussed her report findings in Rogers on Wednesday at an event sponsored by the Women's Foundation of Arkansas. Arkansas has the third highest teen pregnancy rate in the nation, the teen birth rate is 70% higher than the national average.

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  6. Conner Eldridge: - I'm here to be a prosecutor'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The City Wire

    Editor's note: This story first appeared in the January-February 2015 issue of Talk Business & Politics magazine. Link here to read the digital version of the magazine.

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  7. Jerry Jones donates recent land investment to alma materRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | The City Wire

    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has donated a 254-acre real estate investment in south Fayetteville to the University of Arkansas, his alma mater.a The development known as South Pass was seized by Chambers Bank from the original developers in the summer of 2010. The South Pass Development company included John Nock, Richard Alexander, Steve Aust and Hank Broyles.

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  8. Hog games, motorcycles help boost third quarter NWA hospitality revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The City Wire

    Football, craft fairs, art and a growing Northwest Arkansas economy helped to spur a 8.2% jump in hospitality taxes among the region's four largest cities through the first 10 months of 2014. Bentonville Fayetteville, Rogers and Springdale reported $4.805 million in hospitality taxes from January through October 2014.

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  9. NWA commercial building sector growth continues in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The City Wire

    Builders across Northwest Arkansas requested new construction permits for housing and commercial properties totaling $47.524 million in November among the region's four largest cities. The permit values rose 16% from $40.96 million recorded in the same month of 2013.

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  10. Hutchinson kicks off tour in Rogers and Fort Smith, names Carroll to AEDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The City Wire

    Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson visits with Mike Carroll during the "Red, White & BBQ" event in Fort Smith on Tuesday . Hutchinson announced Tuesday that Carroll would, the senior partner of Fort Smith-based accounting firm of Beall Barclay & Co., would be appointed to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission.

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  11. Hutchinson and a history lessonRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | 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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  12. Tyson Foods names new commodity purchasing execRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The City Wire

    Rex Holstein has been promoted to vice president, commodity purchasing at Tyson Foods. He is replacing Clark Irwin who will retire in mid-January, according to the meat giant.

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  13. Tourism industry revenue, jobs up in Northwest Arkansas and the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The City Wire

    The travel and tourism industry in Northwest Arkansas is set to finish 2014 on a high note, and Arkansas' 2% tourism tax should set a new collections record. The continued positive trend in local and state travel and tourism data come as the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis reports a decline in travel and tourism spending in the third quarter.

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  14. Arkansas Water Works elects northwest district officersRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | The City Wire

    The Northwest District of the Arkansas Water Works & Water Environment Association, recently elected Roman Rios, city of Bentonville as board chairman for 2015. Jeff Hickle of city of Fayetteville was elected as secretary/treasurer while Jesse Burch of Beaver Water District was named vice chairman for 2015.

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  15. Riff Raff | The big deal about TiFiberRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | The City Wire

    Fort Smith business leaders and officials with the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce were challenged a few years ago to do a better job connecting with the commercialized technologies that were emerging and could emerge from research at the University of Arkansas. To their credit and our benefit, they accepted the challenge.

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

    Dec 18, 2014 | 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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  17. UAMS Northwest North Street Clinic offers diabetes treatment for MarshalleseRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | 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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  18. NWA home sales market likely to finish 2014 on a high noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | 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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  19. NWA celebrates holidays with Jingle Bell Run and Winter Break WondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | 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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  20. A note on repealRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | 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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