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Bentonville museum tells tale of retail titan

A surprising insight at the Walmart Museum is that it took Sam Walton quite a long time to build the world's largest retail enterprise. A quarter-century went by before his business really began taking off.

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Renovated Queen Wilhelmina Lodge reopens

When the first hotel opened atop Rich Mountain as a railway-era resort in 1898, it featured a lavish suite intended for the Dutch queen.

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Byway rolls along scenic, historic Crowley's Ridge

Most of the Arkansas Delta ranks among the lesser scenic regions of the Natural State.

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Art museum's trails exercise body and mind

Art museums aim to exercise the creative imaginations of visitors via the paintings, sculptures and other works on display. That's certainly true at the celebrated Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

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Veterans find rest at Birdeye

A surprise can add zest to any road trip. That was true recently during a drive on Crowley's Ridge, the distinctive geological feature that rises above the Arkansas Delta's flat landscape.

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Feathered fame fleeting, but city still has draws

A decade ago, Brinkley had high hopes that an ivory-billed woodpecker really was lurking somewhere in the nearby Cache River National Wildlife Refuge.

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Pfeiffer family real stars of Hemingway museum

In real life, Ernest Hemingway relished his swaggering headline act as world-famous author and adventurer.

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Book summarizes story of USS Arkansas' duty

In the era when battleships ruled the seas, before aircraft carriers became the new naval monarchs, the USS Arkansas saw active duty in both World Wars.

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Manila state park honors native son WWI hero

If you asked 100 people in downtown Little Rock why Herman Davis is a highly honored Arkansan, you'd be lucky to find one or two who knew the answer.

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Boyhood home houses Johnny Cash mementos

DYESS -- The ghost of Johnny Cash shimmers on a living room wall at his boyhood home on the outskirts of Dyess.