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Vote OKs bonds for Arts Center

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Little Rock voters approved issuing bonds to benefit the Arkansas Arts Center and MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History during a special election Tuesday.

New district's voters pass 7.6-mill increase

posted: 02/10/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Voters in the new Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District special election Tuesday approved a 7.6-mill property tax increase to help finance a new high school, a new elementary school and four expanded elementary campuses.

Little Rock board OKs raises for Moore, Carpenter

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The Little Rock Board of Directors raised the salaries of City Manager Bruce Moore and City Attorney Tom Carpenter on Tuesday by 2.5 percent each.

Bribery sentencing near, Maggio hires new lawyer

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Ousted Judge Michael Maggio has retained a new attorney just weeks before a federal judge is scheduled to sentence Maggio on a bribery charge.

Little Rock Zoo adds barrier between visitors, residents' teeth, claws

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Additional safety measures are being installed at Little Rock Zoo exhibits, including at one where a boy suffered serious injuries after he fell in and was attacked by a jaguar nearly two years ago.

County panel favors raises for employees

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Many Pulaski County employees would see higher pay under a recommendation backed by a Quorum Court committee Tuesday night designed to curb employee turnover.

North Little Rock officer struck by car, woman held

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A woman fled from North Little Rock police and injured an officer before being arrested Tuesday, the department reported.

Second woman dies of fire injuries

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A woman hospitalized after a house fire Monday in Little Rock died from her injuries, an official said Tuesday.

Woman guilty in 2013 slaying of fellow square dancer

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It took about an hour Monday evening for a Miller County jury to find a 67-year-old Texarkana woman guilty of capital murder in the 2013 shooting death of a fellow square dancer.

Little Rock police hold 1 in hotel room robbery

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Police arrested a man accused of robbing a woman at a Little Rock hotel Monday.

Sanders campaign in Arkansas reporting sign thefts

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The Bernie Sanders campaign headquarters in Fayetteville has had a rash of nighttime sign thefts.

Plea is guilty in Fort Smith shotgun death

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A formerly homeless man has been sentenced to 28 years in prison after pleading guilty in Sebastian County Circuit Court in the shotgun slaying of another man last summer.

Woman, 55, falls from big rig, dies

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A Florida woman died when she fell from a moving tractor-trailer on Interstate 40 in Crawford County on Tuesday, according to Arkansas State Police.

Affidavits sealed in killing of couple

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A Baxter County circuit judge ordered the arrest affidavits of three people charged in the slayings of an elderly couple sealed during a brief hearing Tuesday.

Term 7.6 years for 3rd guilty in gun theft from rig

posted: 02/10/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

A Memphis man was sentenced Tuesday to nearly eight years in federal prison for his involvement in the burglary of a tractor-trailer and the theft of 107 guns being transported to retail stores in Houston.

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