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Startup Weekend Builds Entrepreneurs In NWA

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  By Terrah Baker Startup Weekend is an international nonprofit based out of Seattle, Wash., helping to spread an entrepreneurial spirit with workshops that bring together current and future business leaders. They claim they can help participants launch a Startup in 54 hours. And last weekend they tried to do just that. Startup held over…

Farm To Table Program Shows “Cooking Matters”

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By Terrah Baker Graduates of Cooking Matters gathered on Nov. 16 to celebrate the skills of low-budget healthy cooking and eating, preparing one last group meal at Trinity United Methodist Church on Sycamore Street in Fayetteville. The class is part of Tri Cycle Farms — across from Sycamore Street off Garland Avenue — Farm to…

Moody Call

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By Amy Alkon Ten months ago, while studying abroad, I had one wonderful night with a girl. We kissed and danced the night away. She lives in Brazil, but we’ve communicated regularly via Skype and email. I’ve never felt such a strong connection. Recently, I asked what she wanted, and she said to be together…

Unemployed (And Under-Employed) In Current Consumer Economy

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“What is that you say, unemployed? You don’t want to support America’s consumerist machine? Well, you’re in no position to fret over the prodigious resources devoted to the designing, manufacturing, marketing, shipping, merchandising, selling and disposal of these Chinese-made goods.” Humorous Insight From A Fayetteville Job Seeker By Andy Williams Thanksgiving is still nearly two…

Community Creative Center Expands, Hires New Leadership

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Community Creative Center will hold its Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For sale will be pottery and art by the Center’s own participating artists, students and staff. Located at the Center in the Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. For more information, visit communitycreativecenter.org. Staff Report Community Creative Center located…