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Celebrating 17 Seasons

Susan Shore might be better known for her music than her art, but her catalog of wearable creations just keeps growing. What started with earrings she made for herself expanded

'Tis the Season Features

Out And Proud

When Jeff Walker was growing up in Warsaw, Mo. — a town of about 2,000 about an hour and a half north of Springfield — there were no role models

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Every day you’ve got running shoes on, it’s a good day. — Sean Astin, “Runners’ World” interview Although Mike Rush admits his average customers are walkers or those on their

8 Days a Week Entertainment

8 Days A Week

Nov. 24 (Friday) Special Exhibition Tour — “Stuart Davis: In Full Swing,” 1 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. Free. 657-2335. Eagle Watch Tour — 3 p.m., Rocky Branch Marina


Southern Mountain Soul

Betse Ellis laughs at the suggestion, then says yes, perhaps she did go over to the dark side. “Fiddle” was certainly not an instrument she ever intended to play when

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History worth keeping?

Historic district commissioners in Fayetteville hope a new measure will give them a chance to negotiate with property owners seeking to substantially alter or demolish homes in the city’s historically

Advice Risa's Astrology

From Scorpio to Sag, Mars to Jupiter to Gratitude

Tuesday this week, the Sun moved from Scorpio to Sag – a shift from Scorpio’s deep waters to the meadows, valley’s and plains of Sagittarius. We shifted from the eagle

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Relationships Take Work

Q. I’m a 35-year-old woman. I’m living with my boyfriend, who’s a freelance artist (talented but just getting started). We’ve been together for three years, and I am paying for

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Four Minutes, Four Questions

Martina McBride

Whether you begin preparations for Christmas the day after Thanksgiving or you still hold out for a week or two, the cheery winter holiday is coming — along with all