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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.

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Museum, store preserve legend of radio comics

In the 1930s, Arkansans Chester Lauck and Norris Goff ranked among America's most famous radio personalities. Millions of listeners across the nation tuned in faithfully to their comedy show.

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Historic Helena champions its Civil War role

Commemorations of the Civil War's 150th anniversary are wrapping up this month. And no place in Arkansas has worked harder than Helena to make that bloody four-year struggle of greater interest to visitors.

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Winery adds smooth finish to Morrilton visit

A chiropractor and his wife who operate a winery in a former movie theater are adding a fresh flavor to the historical allures of Morrilton.

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Two photo books capture rich legacy of Hot Springs

Books of photographs are like bowls of peanuts: They're both well-suited for nibbling. And you may reach the end of the book or the bottom of the bowl before you realize it.

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Fests revel in edamame, Scots, trains, music

Spring is a prime festival season in Arkansas. The icy interludes of winter are (let's hope) behind us. And the torrid heat of summer lies well over the horizon.