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Noel Oman

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General assignment/Transportation reporter

General assignment/Transportation reporter

Recent Stories by Noel Oman

I-630 widening gears up; work to slow Little Rock traffic, disturb neighbors

posted: 07/15/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 5

The equipment is in place and the preliminary work is finally out of the way on an $87.3 million project to widen a section of Interstate 630.

I-30 hearing attracts 350 people; reaction mixed about $630.7 million project

posted: 07/15/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

More than 350 people attended a three-hour public hearing Thursday to view and submit comments on the latest plans on the $630.7 million project to improve the Interstate 30 corridor through downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock.

Interstate expansion project in Little Rock to drive out park basketball

posted: 07/15/2018 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Tyrone Kelley sneaked behind the defense, took a pass on the baseline and guided the ball onto the metal backboard, where it bounced off and went through what was left of the net.

Restructuring of central Arkansas transportation planning agency faces criticism

posted: 07/13/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

A proposal to restructure Metroplan, the long-range transportation planning agency for central Arkansas, is an effort to "destroy the effectiveness" of the agency's voluntary advisory group, which has been at odds with its board of directors, according to a community activist.

Final hearing today as $631.7M project to remake I-30 over Arkansas River gets closer to start

posted: 07/12/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 7

An Arkansas River crossing that began as a ferry service helping remove tens of thousands of American Indians over 10 years in the 19th century is on the cusp of a $631.7 million construction project that will allow it to carry tens of thousands of modern commuters a day well into the 21st century.

Acxiom's central Arkansas campus will still be hub after transaction closes, executive says

posted: 07/08/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

To hear Jerry Jones tell it, people won't notice much difference in Acxiom's presence in central Arkansas after the close of a $2.3 billion deal to sell three-fourths of the company to global advertising holding company Interpublic Group.

Timber firm asks Little Rock to annex 180 acres for new development

posted: 07/07/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 5

The timber company behind the Chenal residential and commercial subdivisions in west Little Rock has asked the city to annex another 180 acres for a new development.

Central Arkansas-based Acxiom's marketing unit sells for $2.3B

updated: 07/03/2018 4:48 p.m. Comments 13

Conway-based Acxiom Corp. on Monday announced a $2.3 billion cash deal to sell its major business line to Interpublic Group, a global advertising giant based in New York.

Heritage chief OKs mixed-use development on Little Rock's Main Street

posted: 07/03/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

A Capitol Zoning District Commission approval of a plan for a mixed-used development at the site of a closed laundromat on Main Street in Little Rock has been upheld by the executive director of the Department of Arkansas Heritage.

Central Arkansas-based Acxiom to sell part of business in $2.3 billion deal

posted: 07/02/2018 4:03 p.m. Comment 1

Acxiom Corp. has reached a $2.3 billion deal to sell its Acxiom Marketing Solutions business to Interpublic Group of Companies Inc., a global advertising agency.






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