Author - Lauren Merlene

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RaftUp Launches New Clothing Line

Arkansas startup company, RaftUp, hopes to engage the community of boaters, hikers, climbers, and outdoor-lovers with their new line of clothing.   Since the company started in 2015, RaftUp has continued to bring new ideas to the market of people who enjoy kicking it back and relaxing riverside...

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Good Dog Cafe: Making Dog Lovers’ Dreams a Reality

Upcoming Fayetteville Dog Café is soon to bring all dog-lover’s dreams come to reality. Whether you’re a coffee drinker, crazy dog person, or on the working grind, Fayetteville’s Good Dog Café is soon to bring community to the Fayetteville area. The dog café was built and will be run by...

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Arkansas Protects Rice Identity

by Lauren Merlene Last month, Gov. Asa Hutchinson approved a resolution to establish an identity for rice in an effort, he says, to protect consumers. The resolution identifies rice as originating from the Oryza sativa L. plant and distinguishes this from the commonly used term. The Arkansas Rice...