Arkansas Drivers Merge Well with Others in a Roundabout Way

Arkansas Drivers Merge Well with Others in a Roundabout Way
A roundabout at the intersection of Harkrider, Markham and Siebenmorgan streets adjacent to Hendrix College in Conway.

With their record of fewer accidents, the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department says more roundabouts are on the way.
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Clinton National Airport Announces $20.6M Concourse Renovation

The Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport announces a $20.6 million renovation project that will improve amenities in the concourse.
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McLarty Automotive Group Reeling in More Asbury Dealerships

McLarty Automotive Group will be scooping up what's left of Asbury Automotive Group in Arkansas.
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