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Tyson explains its protections for workers

Tyson has rolled out mandatory face coverings, barriers, and daily worker screenings. → Read More

How is COVID-19 affecting the Marshallese population?

The coronavirus outbreak is having a huge impact on Marshallese in Northwest Arkansas. → Read More

Fayetteville gives people 10 days to stop feeding deer

A high population of deer is linked to more car accidents and disease. → Read More

City of Fayetteville reminds residents of deer feeding ban

“When you have that unnatural area of congregation for the deer, you’re providing a platform to transmit and spread chronic wasting disease.” → Read More

Rogers seeing a business boom

40/29's PAUL PETITTE LOOKS AT WHAT'S GOING UP IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. we wanted this to be our little diamond THIS IS "ONE UPTOWN." IT ONE OF SEVERAL PROJECTS IN ROGERS. LOCATED RIGHT OUTSIDE THE ENTRANCE OF PINNACLE HILLS COUNTRY CLUB, THE THREE STORY 17- MILLION DOLLAR BUILDIN WILL BOAST OFFICE SPACE, TWO ROOFTOP RESTAURANTS AND HIGH-END SHOPS <> we're still talking with shops like… → Read More

Bella Vista woman recalls Christmas in Germany during WWII

"We saw the bombers going over...they were shooting at anything moving." → Read More

Old jail uniforms made in to fashion accessories.

"I wanted to take something that was going to be thrown away and make something functional and beautiful out of it." → Read More

Fayetteville considers regulations on Air BNBs

Rents are going down due to competition, and some want the city to regulate vacation rentals. → Read More

Chilling discovery at Crescent Hotel connected to Dr. Baker

Buried behind the historical Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs – and now encased below plexiglass - artifacts, uncovered during a February landscaping project."We don’t see jars like that come out of the ground very often," said Mike Evans with the University of Arkansas Archeological Survey.Evans said the discovery is connected to Norman Baker – the 1930's entrepreneur and convicted swindler who… → Read More

Adopted and rescued dogs help veterans cope with PTSD.

“I’ve had dogs all my life and this one is pretty special and does things the others can’t do." → Read More

Second medical marijuana dispensary opens in Bentonville

There are now two legal medical marijuana dispensaries open in Northwest Arkansas. → Read More

New NWA crime lab in Lowell to open in July

"If I just look at Northwest Arkansas, about 36% of the entire state workload for toxicology and drugs comes from this region." → Read More

6 years later motorists still unclear on Arkansas right lane law.

"It’s abused. A lot of people just like to camp in the left lane." → Read More

Gov. Hutchinson opposes recreational marijuana in Arkansas

"We don't want to turn Arkansas into a recreational use state. That brings a lot of problems with it," Gov. Hutchinson told 40/29's Paul Pettite in an exclusive interview. → Read More

Har-Ber senior accepted to both Harvard and Yale and scores top 98% in the nation on ACT

17-year old Har-Ber senior Olivia Carter had a big decision to make. After applying to 18 colleges and being awarded nearly two million dollars in scholarships, she narrowed it down to Harvard and Yale. Yes, she was accepted to both – with a full ride."It’s unreal," said Olivia. "I almost don’t have the words to describe it."Straight A’s and a 33 on her ACT test puts Olivia in the top 98% in the… → Read More

Doctors: Energy drinks pose a health risk – especially with young people.

"Energy drinks are dangerous. it’s like any kind of stimulate like cocaine or any of those." → Read More

New NWA non-profit aims to help pets facing medical emergencies and support local animal shelters.

“We believe that if the word gets out that we are here to help in that type of a financial situation – we will.” → Read More

New NWA non-profit aims to help pets facing medical emergencies and support local animal shelters.

“We believe that if the word gets out that we are here to help in that type of a financial situation – we will.” → Read More

NWA becoming more competitive in arts and culture with other major cities

"This allow us to see where we are compared to around the country and celebrate the wins." → Read More

High pollen in Arkansas spells trouble for allergy sufferers. How to take precautions now.

“Mostly what I see are people coming in with cough, runny nose, symptoms worse at night and first thing in the morning,” → Read More