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Women’s Music Festival Empowers and Enlightens

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By Terrah Baker Big Bad Gina is anchored in women’s music festivals, especially since their success at the national festival in Kansas City, Mo., winning the overall competition; Followed by two national headlined tours, a spot at women’s festivals in Michigan, Iowa and Ohio and Pride festivals across the country. They perform at them, attend…

Sneak Peek Markets — Opening Day and Hoop-la! Event

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Believe it or not, NW Arkansas has local food available right now, even though this has been an especially tough winter for local produce farmers. Those with greenhouses or with unheated hoop houses have some produce available before the traditional market season starts, including salad and cooking greens, kale, spinach and more. Varieties of apples…

Commissioned Work From Local Artists

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By Terrah Baker NWA has many talented artists. Because of this, each week holds multiple exhibitions, galleries and opening receptions where art lovers can catch a glimpse, and even buy a pre-made piece, of original art from local artists. But several Fayetteville Underground members help remind us that art can be made to fit our…

Record-High Poll Numbers Confirm America is Ready

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A new Washington Post/ABC News poll shows a record-high 59 percent of Americans support marriage for same-sex couples, with only 34 percent opposed. The deep support reaches into every region of the country, including the South, Midwest, and West, and extends across party lines: 40 percent of Republicans back the freedom for all couples to…

Fayetteville Community Radio — A Venue for Voices and Volunteers

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So what would inspire a diverse group of people to join each other in the very ambitious goal of establishing a Community Radio Station? What is it about the prospect of a local, non-commercial radio station that attracts a large group of volunteers, from across a wide range of interests, who are willing to invest…

Budget Realignment Reflects Pentagon’s Vision of Covert and Endless War

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By Brian J. Trautman The Pentagon’s budget proposal for next year was announced last week by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. In an interview with The New York Times, Hagel argued that to meet today’s national security needs, the Department of Defense (DoD) must shift its focus and capabilities away from “fighting grinding ground conflicts”…