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The Greatest Celebration of Earth

Earth Day was established in 1970, and now Fayetteville is a part of that history. The city currently hosts the longest continuous Earth Day festival in the nation. In 2011, the city hosted more than 50 events in 14 days. This year, the event is scheduled to last for 40 days, during which 70 events will be held to promote local sustainability.

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Esque

Esque designer Leslie Pennel discusses the inspiration behind her hit runway collection.

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Kony 2012: A Closer Look

Kony 2012, a video created by the activist group Invisible Children, has gone viral, accumulating 80 million hits on YouTube within two weeks. The ultimate goal of Invisible Children is to encite the capture of the Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony, a feat which, according to the video, is only possible with continued American military support.

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2012 NAMA Nominees

Northwest Arkansas Music Awards (NAMA). Sunday, April 22, at George’s Majestic Lounge, Dickson Street, Fayetteville. A Grammy-style event honoring and recognizing Northwest Arkansas musicians. Red carpet and private party for nominees at 6 p.m. Doors open to public at 7 p.m. and $10 at the door. Performances by Afrique Aya, The Brothers Shreve, Nathan A & Max RPM, Oreo Blue, and Shannon Wurst.

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Vinyl Renaissance

From marketing to manufacturing, the vinyl renaissance in the modern world has in some way been aided by the unlikely sidekick of digital technology.

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Dog Scratchin'

Fayetteville Artist Linda Sheets is creating an illustrated book of rescue dog drawings. Known for her whimsical  scratchboard drawings, Sheets is now collaborating with local publisher Liz Lester to provide

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The Possum Flies Once More

At the new location at 33 Block Ave., Bob Walker is busy at work restoring his brother’s legacy of leather-working in Fayetteville.

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Game Review: Mass Effect 3

It’s all been building up to this. Members of the alien race known as the Reapers are launching attacks across the galaxy. Other alien races are crumbling, and the enemy is on humanity’s doorstep. Earth has little time before the Reapers deal the crushing blow. But not all hope is lost.

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Convoy Stops in Fayetteville

The Marie Colvin Convoy made a stop in Fayetteville on Saturday night. The convoy is comprised of two vans, full of U.S. Syrian American activists, that are making a stop in every state in a trip from Los Angeles to New York City.

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e-wasted

A new wave of technological innovation has left a new form of waste in its wake. We look at the local and global responses to this new form of electronic waste.