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Outlay sped to fix sewer main in LR

posted: 09/03/2015 3:11 a.m. Discuss

The commission that governs Little Rock Wastewater approved an emergency expenditure Wednesday to cover the cost to repair a large-diameter sewer main that was breached Saturday.

2nd lawsuit filed over fatal slide into pond

posted: 09/02/2015 3:32 a.m. Discuss

A second lawsuit has been filed in the case of a Little Rock woman and her son who were stranded in a submerged vehicle for an extended period of time after a Little Rock 911 dispatcher failed to send police or a water rescue crew.

Feedback kills Hinson Road plan

posted: 09/02/2015 3:23 a.m. Comment 1

The city won't go forward with the proposed Hinson Road project that would reduce travel lanes on a portion of the roadway, city officials said Tuesday.

Fleet Services audit open to board

posted: 09/02/2015 3:21 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock's police union is hosting city directors and the union's out-of-town consultant Thursday to discuss the consultant's report that accuses the city's Fleet Services Department of being inefficient.

Artists' portraits identify Creative Corridor

posted: 08/31/2015 3:53 a.m. Discuss

As students at eStem Public Charter School look across Main Street through classroom windows or over the playground fence, they'll see one of their classmates depicted in bright red, orange, blue and yellow.

Little Rock notebook: Activities to focus on 'The Color Purple'

posted: 08/30/2015 5:06 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Literary Festival will begin accepting applications Tuesday for its Missing Letter Writing Contest themed around the novel "The Color Purple."

5,850 apply for housing voucher

posted: 08/28/2015 4:23 a.m. Comment 1

After almost 6,000 people applied for a spot on the Little Rock waiting list for federal choice housing vouchers, the Metropolitan Housing Alliance decided to close the list just 2 1/2 hours after it opened Thursday.

Discovery museum rethinks soon-to-shut parking lot

posted: 08/27/2015 4:21 a.m. Discuss

The Museum of Discovery is looking at new uses for a parking lot that soon won't be accessible to cars because of the closure of an alleyway adjacent to the museum.

Arts Center visitors rise by 80,249

posted: 08/26/2015 4:44 a.m. Discuss

The number of people visiting the Arkansas Arts Center is increasing and the center's finances are staying steady as its foundation looks ahead to the possibility of a new building, Executive Director Todd Herman said this week.

Police union sues LR over unfilled records request

posted: 08/26/2015 4:41 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock police union filed a lawsuit against the city Tuesday asking a judge to compel the city to respond to a more than two-month-old records request.

2 on LR board say ax Hinson Road project

posted: 08/26/2015 4:39 a.m. Discuss

After a flood of opposition emails and phone calls, two Little Rock board of directors on Tuesday recommended axing a proposed project on Hinson Road that would reduce lanes and place a traffic light at the Pebble Beach Drive intersection.

LR police union: Audit finds savings for raises

posted: 08/25/2015 4 a.m. Discuss

When city officials told Little Rock's police union that if it could find money for employee raises, officials would take a look at the proposal, union leaders took the charge to heart.

200 show to decry LR traffic light plan

posted: 08/21/2015 2:57 a.m. Discuss

Nearly 200 Little Rock residents showed up to a meeting Thursday night to object to a city proposal that would put a traffic light and reduce lanes at the intersection of Pebble Beach Drive and Hinson Road.

Firm offers deal to redo ex-hotel

posted: 08/21/2015 2:56 a.m. Discuss

A Memphis-based realty company that owns and manages properties in Little Rock wants to partner with the Metropolitan Housing Alliance to develop a former Red Roof Inn into a low-income housing facility for senior citizens.

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