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Pushing Past Paper — Making Ripples

Alternative surfaces help artists save trees For the adventurous nature lover and artist, treeless substitutions for paper are a brave new world. If you love trees and want to use

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A Bridge Or A Wall?

Courtesy Photo Rachael Small is Jean, a young woman whose life is changed by a “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” in the APT production running this weekend. Kris Isham plays the

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One Pet At A Time — Making Ripples

Humane Society of the Ozarks changing the world Making Ripples —  Amanda Bancroft Sometimes doing the right thing can be a win-win for humans and the environment. The Humane Society

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Who Are These People?

New crew hopes to bring you more of what makes NWA awesome Hi. My name is Becca, and I’m the new editor of The Free Weekly. OK, so there’s nothing

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Cutting Your Party Footprint

  Summer get-togethers can be sustainably satisfying Summer is a popular time for family reunions, church picnics, grilling outdoors, weddings and other events at parks or venues. Despite all the

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Sierra Club Calls Trump’s Action ‘Colossal Mistake’

President Donald Trump announced his intention to renege on the United States’s historic commitment to join 195 nations in a responsible global agreement to limit greenhouse gases. The Paris Climate

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PEACE VOICES: Anti-Science Movement Trumps Climate Change

True to form, President Trump has pulled the U.S. out of the Paris Accord on climate change, joining Syria and Nicaragua as the only nonparticipating states. He got an earful

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Coping With Fire Ants In Northwest Arkansas

Fire Ant Look Alikes Properly identifying the ant species is the first step in determining the need for control. Most homeowners recognize imported fire ants by the mounds they build,

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Cancer With Political Clout

Suicide bomber inflicts hell at a concert hall in Manchester, England, that’s full of children, as though that was the point — to murder children. The horror of war —

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Finalities

When I started this column, it was writing a pseudo-obituary/deep though profile on Robin Williams shortly after his death. As I write to you now for the last time under