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A Ticket To Ride

Biking park development on fast track STACY RYBURN sryburn@nwadg.com The developers behind a planned mountain-biking attraction set to host a 2022 world championship say they aren’t worried about building the

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Artist Skinks Up Park

Lizard mural coming to central Fayetteville STACY RYBURN sryburn@nwadg.com A 20-foot-long skink will invade Gregory Park this summer. The Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Advisory Board on June 3 signed off

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Making More Room

Fayetteville gears up for highway widening STACY RYBURN sryburn@nwadg.com Dirt could be moving by the end of the year on a widening project that has been on the state’s to-do

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Trucks Fund Kids’ Care

J.B. Hunt family to give $1M for early childhood education DAVE PEROZEK dperozek@nwadg.com A member of the family that founded J.B. Hunt Transport Services said last week that they plan to

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Four Minutes, Four Questions with Author Jeffery Deaver

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Books in Bloom has scored some big names in nearly every genre in the past 14 years — among them Catherine Coulter, Craig Johnson, Terry Books, C.J.

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BFF: Braced For The Future

Bentonville Film Festival imagines better world MELISSA GUTE Special to The Free Weekly The Bentonville Film Festival, which debuted in May 2015, was pulled together in just four months, surprising

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Runway Of Rosies

Eureka designer creates unique line of clothing RACHEL FIELDS Special to The Free Weekly Hips swinging, bass thumping, brilliant artwork moving in time down the runway — I’d never seen

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Three Minutes, Three Questions with Pianist Ilya Yakushev

LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com Reviews of pianist Ilya Yakushev’s concerts consistently mention his passion, his fervor and his intensity. The powerful Russian performer received his first award at the tender

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Some Place Like Home

Childbirth options evolve in Northwest Arkansas ALEX GOLDEN agolden@nwadg.com Sarah West Castle learned several months into her pregnancy her birthing plan was no longer an option. The 32-year-old Van Buren woman

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Making Downtown More Uptown

Bond project to blend nature, art, officials say STACY RYBURN sryburn@nwadg.com Fayetteville city officials envision a time when people will go downtown just for the sake of it, regardless of