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  1. No pay for 300 in state if plan failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | NWAonline

    ... without threat of deportation. Democrats want a bill that funds only the agency. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said shutting down the agency affects more than immigration. The Federal Emergency Management Agency, Coast Guard, Border ...

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  2. Fire marshal says Melrose fire was an accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... rescued a mother and her son from their burning apartment. It happened Tuesday night on Melrose Street. Larisa Johnson said she noticed something was wrong when a strong smell of smoke woke her up. Fire Marshal Jason Willis said two candles were on ...

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  3. American Lions take round fourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Arkansas Times

    ... for round five, which will be at Stickyz starting at 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26: Pine Bluff singer-songwriter Katie Johnson aspires "not just to make feel-good music but to make feel-everything music," as she puts it on Facebook. As influences, she ...

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  4. 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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  5. Senate committee defeats Ballinger's anti-gay bill, also a Shariah law attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Arkansas Times

    ... committee - Jeremy Hutchinson, Linda Collins-Smith, Terry Rice and Jon Woods voted aye. Sens. Joyce Elliott, David Johnson and Linda Chesterfield voted no. David Burnett voted present, the same as a no. Hutchinson invited them to return. His uncle, ...

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  6. Seton Austin taps St. David's executive for COO postRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Business Journal

    ... to ABJ Morning Edition here . He was previously the chief operating officer of Willow Creek Women's Hospital in Johnson, Arkansas and served in management roles at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale, Arkansas. He holds a bachelor of science ...

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  7. Now is your chance to - Wig Out!' and - Dig In!'Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | The City Wire

    ... annual "Wig Out" event will be held at the Chancellor Hotel in Fayetteville, from 7 to 10 p.m. Founded by Jo Ann Johnson, the fundraiser is held in memory of her daughter Kristen Madsen, who lost her battle to ovarian cancer. All proceeds benefit ...

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  8. ADVA welcomes new directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... office to make it official. "My desire is to start the week after next," he said. "I have been talking to [Charles Johnson, deputy director for ADVA] and he has been sharing with me a lot of information we will need to move forward. "I'm excited. We ...

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  9. Fayetteville teacher gets an education on the Pledge of AllegianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Arkansas Times

    ... to the flag. Essentially, you cannot show disrespect for the flag. In 1941, 6 months before Pearl Harbor, old Joe Johnson, who lived out in Saint Joe up in the Ozark Mountains, ran afoul of that law. I guess Saint Joe has maybe 300 people. The ...

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  10. Woman reports wallet, teeth stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - In addition to stealing her wallet, a Paragould woman told police a Jonesboro woman also stole her teeth. At 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Officer John Eidson, Jr. of the Jonesboro Police Department was dispatched to a parking lot in the 3400 block of East Johnson regarding the theft.

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  11. Fayetteville Public Library to begin loaning out 4G LTE-enabled mobile devicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Fayetteville Flyer

    ... of the plans. "Here in our community nearly 26% of our households do not have high speed (internet)," said David Johnson, FPL Executive Director. "The library is excited to offer this service to our cardholders." The devices are available to library ...

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  12. 'Vagina Monologues' production in Farmington aimed at building awareness of violence, sexism issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Farmington Daily Times

    ... cage-rattling in the community might just be necessary. Karen Digiacomo, left, practices her monologue as Jennifer Johnson listens Saturday during a rehersal for 'The Vagina Monologues' at the San Juan Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in ...

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  13. Fayetteville library to loan Wi-Fi hotspotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | NWAonline

    "Here in our community nearly 26% of our households do not have high speed," David Johnson, executive director of the library, said in the news release, "The library is excited to offer this service to our cardholders." The devices allow users to connect to the Internet over AT&T's 4G LTE network.

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  14. Springdale to participate in mile-marker projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | NWAonline

    ... Vista in the north to Fayetteville in the south and will go through Bentonville, Rogers, Lowell, Springdale and Johnson. Those cities are expected to each install mile markers on their parts of the trail. The cost for the markers in all the cities ...

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  15. Walton Arts Center board approves construction bid for Fayetteville expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Fayetteville Flyer

    ... million contract with the company as part of an overall $23 million project set to break ground this summer. Mike Johnson, who heads the arts center's facilities committee, said his team has spent about 90 days bidding out the project and working ...

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  16. City of Johnson Kicks Off Amnesty WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | 5NEWSonline.com

    This is an opportunity for those with an outstanding warrant to take care of it quickly and easily. Anyone who has an outstanding warrant with the Johnson Police Department can turn themselves into the department, be cited and given a new court date without going to jail and bonding out.

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  17. Fayetteville chamber committee hears about career educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | NWAonline

    ... across the state." Preparing students for careers includes keeping them interested in math and science, said Mike Johnson, associate vice chancellor for facilities at the University of Arkansas, who attended the meeting. Students often lose interest ...

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  18. Residents briefed on widening I-630 planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | NWAonline

    ... Click here to see rates and register. Arkansas can pursue only the deceptive-marketing accusation against Johnson & Johnson that its lawyers brought to the first trial three years ago, a Pulaski County circuit ... Read>> Rep. Dwight Tosh, ...

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  19. Elkins outlasts West Fork in triple overtimeRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | NWAonline

    ... girls' basketball action at Elkins' Gymnasium. West Fork (14-8, 7-2): C. Roebke 17, R. Roebke 16, Crawford 8, Johnson 6, Hays 4. Elkins (4-14, 2-8): Casebolt 12, Metcalf 11, Trav. England 9, Vaught 5, Camp 2, Shumate 1. "We won the war," Elkins ...

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  20. Proposed bill would prohibit future civil rights ordinancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Fayetteville Flyer

    ... free from fear or discrimination. "This is an attack on liberty and democracy, pure and simple," said Kendra R. Johnson, HRC Arkansas state director. "Local leaders in Arkansas should be allowed to choose what's right for their own city or town. ...

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