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[6 Apr 2011 | One Comment | 3,301 views]
Legislative wrap up

Before we get going on this post, it’s essential to put up a disclaimer of sorts — First Arkansas News is in no way, shape or form a comprehensive source for what’s going on in the state Legislature.
No, this site was beaten to the punch by some other Internet publications that live and breath Arkansas politics — BlueHogReport.com, TalkBusiness.net, TheCityWire.com, TolbertReport.com all did their part to keep Arkansas’ citizens informed of what their legislators were up to (and kept things buzzing on Twitter for all who followed the “#ARLeg” hash …

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[29 Nov 2010 | 3 Comments | 2,008 views]
Thought we were kidding, did ya?

At long last, some of us scruffy little online publications are getting a little attention by the mainstream press.
First Arkansas News received a mention in this article in Arkansas Business today. It’s only fair to mention that the article was primarily about more established sites like Fort Smith’s The City Wire (run by the intrepid Michael Tilley), we at First Arkansas News were glad to be included in an article along featuring some sites we know and respect. It doesn’t hurt to be included along with friends of ours like …

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[25 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 1,777 views]
Rudy welding company goes Hog wild

Well, the rotten economy has everyone down, doesn’t it?
It’s nice to hear about a company that’s doing well at a time when we’re used to hearing about businesses failing or struggling. Michael Tilley over at The City Wire sent just such a story over and it’s well worth sharing.
The story is about Rudy, Ark.,-based Advanced Welding which has 15 employees and is the officially-licensed producer of University of Arkansas branded metal work.
That’s right — the company caters to Razorbacks fans and its products have been so successful that it is …

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[19 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 2,463 views]
The City Wire partners with Ozarks at Large

FORT SMITH/FAYETTEVILLE — Ozarks at Large (KUAF 91.3) and The City Wire have agreed to a content partnership that will allow both news outlets to expand the information provided to their respective listeners and readers.
The partnership also allows KUAF News Director Kyle Kellams and The City Wire Editor Michael Tilley to collaborate on coverage of issues important to residents of Northwest Arkansas and the Fort Smith area.
The veteran reporters have a combined 45 years in journalism and covering issues and events in the two metro areas.
“I’m thrilled to include The …

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[6 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 2,586 views]
Brown joins ‘The City Wire’ team

FORT SMITH — The City Wire has contracted with Patricia Brown to be director of sales and marketing as part of an overall effort to expand the geographic reach and readership of the web publication.
The City Wire, re-launched in November 2008, is a web publication covering business, politics and culture in the Fort Smith region, and statewide business and political issues and events. More than 320,000 people have visited the website between November 2008 and September 2010, and they have viewed more than 2.23 million pages.
Brown, who was born in …