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LR asks for input on wider bike lane

posted: 04/26/2015 3:41 a.m. Comments 6

LITTLE ROCK -- Little Rock wants feedback on a proposal by the city's bicycle committee to reduce travel lanes on Riverfront Drive to make way for larger bike lanes.

Our Town: Little Rock notebook

posted: 04/26/2015 3:36 a.m. Discuss

Downtown banner contest launched

LR sewer council votes for new title

posted: 04/24/2015 3:24 a.m. Comment 1

The governing body of Little Rock Wastewater wants to remove the word sewer from its title.

LR board OKs tougher anti-bias clause for workers

posted: 04/22/2015 4:08 a.m. Comments 4

A Little Rock ordinance requiring city employees and businesses contracting with the city to agree to an expanded nondiscrimination clause passed with loud applause and little discussion Tuesday.

LR's anti-bias plan said to tap state law

updated: 04/20/2015 11:45 p.m. Comment 1

The nondiscrimination ordinance being considered by the Little Rock Board of Directors tonight wouldn't violate Arkansas law because state law already protects against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, City Attorney Tom Carpenter said.

LR PopUp to showcase 9th Street

posted: 04/21/2015 3:06 a.m. Discuss

A small area of Little Rock's West Ninth Street will be transformed into a thriving cultural corridor for a day in October to showcase the area's potential.

LR board to vote on road policy

posted: 04/20/2015 2:57 a.m. Discuss

After a three-month delay, the Little Rock Board of Directors is scheduled to vote on a street policy this week that would require city streets to be designed for all possible users.

Our Town: Little Rock notebook

posted: 04/19/2015 2:23 a.m. Discuss

Venture's focus: History, the arts The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies is partnering with the U.S. secretary of state's office and other entities to start an education initiative aimed at developing innovative curriculum for high school art, language and history classes.

Capitol zoning district OKs permit for LR recovery house

posted: 04/17/2015 2:15 a.m. Discuss

A meeting to decide whether a recovery house can continue operating in a historic home on South Broadway in Little Rock took a distinctly different tone Thursday than the same discussion last year when a state commission refused to issue a permit.

LR housing group revives homeownership program

posted: 04/17/2015 2:13 a.m. Discuss

The Metropolitan Housing Alliance in Little Rock voted to reactivate its Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership program Thursday.

Bias rule prompts call to LR's lawyer

posted: 04/16/2015 3:26 a.m. Discuss

At-large Little Rock Director Joan Adcock has requested an opinion from the city attorney on how a state law banning localities from adding new classes of protection will affect a proposed city ordinance to extend Little Rock's nondiscrimination policy to contractors.

Citing glitch, LR says 946 at zoo overcharged

posted: 04/16/2015 3:19 a.m. Discuss

Issues with a Little Rock Zoo vendor's software resulted in 946 customers being overcharged for zoo tickets purchased on certain dates in March, a city spokesman said Wednesday.

LR board to weigh widening anti-bias rules for employees

updated: 04/15/2015 3:44 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock is taking up an ordinance that would codify and extend its nondiscrimination policy, two months after the state Legislature voted to ban localities from passing anti-discrimination laws.

LR plans loans to get cash for center, police

posted: 04/12/2015 2:19 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock is planning to expedite the construction of the West Central Community Center and the purchase of police vehicles and Tasers by issuing a $6 million short-term financing note, City Manager Bruce Moore said.

Our Town: Little Rock notebook

posted: 04/12/2015 2:15 a.m. Discuss

Water utility plans bonds refinancing

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