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Time's Up

Yep, the 90-day review period for pay parking in the Entertainment District is coming to a end, and chances are the Fayetteville City Council will at least make some tweaks to the program on Tuesday. There’s also a good likelihood some business owners, patrons and residents will show up to voice concerns, questions, support, complaints and a variety of opinions.

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Free HIV Testing

The NWA Center for Equality announced it will launch a new program on Dec. 1 — World Aids Day — to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS. The new program — NWA HIV/AIDS Outreach and Prevention Education (NWA HOPE) — will provide free HIV testing in Fayetteville by appointment from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Dec. 1.

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Crystal Bridges Turns It Up To 11

Some long awaited news on a dramatic leap forward for the art scene in NWA was announced today: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art will celebrate Nigel Tufnel Day. OK, not really. But museum officials did say Crystal Bridges will open for pubic consumption on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 or 11-11-11.

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Road Work On Sycamore Street

On Monday, November 15th, the City’ of Fayetteville Transportation Division will begin the process of milling, surface preparation, and asphalt overlay of the Sycamore Street roadway section between North College Avenue and Woolsey Avenue.

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Senatorial Alternative

Chances are you didn’t even know there was a Green Party candidate for the U.S. Senate seat in Arkansas.

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Professional Training Required

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration announced in August that it had contract work for up to 2,100 language specialists to transcribe wiretaps with immediate needs in the Atlanta field office for 144 Spanish experts, along with 12 for Vietnamese and nine each for Korean, Farsi and “Ebonics.”

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AMP a part of WAC future?

The Walton Arts Center dropped some intriguing news Wednesday night: It has it’s eye on the Arkansas Music Pavilion. According to an e-mail news release, the WAC facilities committee has

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Ya gotta license to Biz

It’s official: If you want to do business in the city of Fayetteville you’ll need a license to do it.

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Ride not over yet

Jacob George credits the residents of Fayetteville with the escalating success of Ride Till the End.
“This movement,” says George, a veteran, “which now has national and international attention, shows what the power of a small community can do.”

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BEAT THE METER?

Pay parking. Does it make Fayetteville entertainment district patrons, business owners and Dickson Street employees want to smash the system?