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Bikes, Blues & BBQ 2013 photo gallery

Photos by the NWA Media photographers Andy Shupe, Jason Ivester, Samantha Baker and Michael Woods at the 2013 Bikes, Blues and BBQ motorcycle rally in Fayetteville Arkansas. Day 3 DAY 2 DAY 1:

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All 50 States

This will be my third Bikes, Blues and BBQ event to cover, so I had been brainstorming in the weeks prior to the event a fun project to work on. I wanted something that would be a challenge and a great way to showcase just how important this motorcycle rally is to those that attend. […]

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Rogers Dog Show

I don’t have a dog. It’s very upsetting to me. I’ve always lived in apartments that don’t allow pets and I don’t have to time to give an animal all the attention it needs. Thus, I need a dog fix at least once a month. This assignment fulfilled that need. Local residents show off their […]

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2506 Southfork St. Fire

Springdale firefighters respond to a house fire Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at 2506 Southfork St. in Springdale. Siding on the house north of the structure fire was melted because of the heat from the fire. Capt. David Kissinger said residents inside the home evacuated the house before fire crews arrived and there were no injuries. […]

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2013 UA Sorority Bid Day

Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, thousands of members of University of Arkansas sororities gathered at the Greek Theater to invite new members into their houses.  Parice Bowser, director of Greek Life at the University of Arkansas, said amongst the 10 different Panhellenic sorority houses, 1,218 bids to join went out on Sunday. For those not familiar […]

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Rogers FD Control House Burn

Firefighters from Rogers Fire Department monitor a control burn on a house Monday, July 29, 2013, located at 212 S. 13th Street in Rogers. The house, and the house next door, were donated to the department to use for training before they were demolished. The Rogers Fire Department utilized the buildings to practice different fire […]

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SFD Candidate Testing

Candidates run through the physical abilities test for the Springdale Fire Department Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Station 1 in Springdale. Only the top candidates with the department were asked to participate in the test after completing a written exam and interview. Candidates had to perform 10 different physical activities, eight of which were performed […]

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The Road to the Essence Festival

Local residents enjoy music Friday, June 14, 2013, at Orchards Park in Bentonville during the Road to the Essence Festival, sponsored by Walmart. Grammy-award winner Maxwell headlined the event alongside Trey Songz, Estelle, Hezekiah Walker and the Arkansas Gospel Mass Choir performed during the free event. The 2013 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans beings […]

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Jugglology at the Springdale Library

Galen Harp and Ellen Winters from Jugglology perform Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the Springdale Public Library. The pair showed off their range of juggling skills during a 45-minute performance and taught kids the basics of juggling after the performance. In 2012, the Fayetteville-based team placed second in the International Jugglers’ Association Team Stage Championship. […]

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Springdale Spring Game 2013

The Bulldogs of Springdale hosted their annual spring scrimmage Friday, May 24, 2013, at Bulldog Stadium and it threw me off a bit. I mean, it’s May, and it’s hot, and it’s 5:30 p.m. and there is still light out for me to shoot football?! I tend to forget that football is almost a 24/7/365 […]

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