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Library set to host eclipse-watchers

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Ex-inmates to receive help through Little Rock jobs program

LR to help them get training, jobs

A new Little Rock program paid for with federal tax dollars will connect former prison inmates with construction, restaurant and other high-demand jobs -- and cover their minimum-wage paychecks for four months, officials said.

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Little Rock police on overtime patrol at homeless site

Business complaints spark daily visits

The Little Rock Police Department has enlisted a detail of overtime officers to crack down on homeless people over complaints that they are committing crimes downtown.

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Little Rock board OKs redevelopment of Main Street skyscraper; work likely 'sooner rather than later,' Chi says

Boyle Building’s specifics still few

Redevelopment plans that include 96 apartment units for Little Rock's second-oldest skyscraper received the city's approval Tuesday, signaling progress on stalled renovation.

Little Rock writes medical marijuana businesses into city's zoning ordinance

The Little Rock Board of Directors on Tuesday wrote medical marijuana businesses into the city's zoning ordinance, allowing growers and sellers to operate in the same areas as retail pharmacies provided they are not too close to schools and churches.

Camera, police patrols draw flak; volunteers feeding homeless in Little Rock call scrutiny harassing

Little Rock City Hall requested the Police Department install a surveillance camera pointed at a downtown church where meals are served to the homeless, officials said Monday.

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Reopening nears for library branch

Arkansas panel to study police reports of club, bar, restaurant crime

Senator says alcohol board should be told of problems

A legislative panel will look into requiring Arkansas police departments to report nearly every encounter with restaurants, bars and nightclubs to state alcohol regulators in the aftermath of the July 1 shooting at a Little Rock club that left 28 people wounded.

Mayor's race has ethics puzzle

Filing on Sabin pits law vs. law

An ethics complaint concerning state Rep. Warwick Sabin's bid for Little Rock mayor has prompted the city attorney to review a 20-year-old ordinance that limits when campaign money can be collected.

Little Rock mayor's race has ethics puzzle; filing on Sabin pits law vs. law

An ethics complaint concerning state Rep. Warwick Sabin's bid for Little Rock mayor has prompted the city attorney to review a 20-year-old ordinance that limits when campaign money can be collected.

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