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For '17 budget, LR to tap reserves

Expenses $4.7M more in draft as city gives raises, pays debt

Little Rock plans to spend $4.7 million more in 2017 than this year, according to the proposed budget presented Tuesday to the city Board of Directors.

3 to interview for zoo top job

2nd finalist bows out; city exec vows decision by year’s end

A second finalist for the Little Rock Zoo director position has withdrawn his candidacy, leaving three people in the running.

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Times strain Arkansas food banks

Holiday demands can crimp family meals

As families across the state sit down to enjoy Thanksgiving feasts today, many low-income Arkansans will be wondering where they'll find their next meal.

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Center finally opens in west Little Rock's Pankey

Building in community long-desired

Dozens of police gathered with residents of the historic Pankey community in west Little Rock last week in unified celebration.

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Interfaith service

Finalists list pared to 4 for Little Rock Zoo director job

The Little Rock Zoo will soon have a new director for the first time in 17 years.

Revenue short, Little Rock adjusts budget

Contingency funds used: Sales, franchise taxes miss forecast

Little Rock has dipped into its contingency fund to balance the 2016 budget, in part because sales tax collections are short of forecast.

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Community center in Little Rock opens doors

Programs, space for events featured

Visions are often years in the making, and it's no different for west central Little Rock, where residents have waited decades for a community center to house programs for youth and senior citizens and serve as a central place for recreation and events.

Little Rock notebook

UAMS students set free health checks

'17 water budget detailed

Revenue rise 6% at LR-area utility

Central Arkansas Water customers will see an 8.9 percent rate increase on average for residential accounts in the new year, allowing the utility's budgeted 2017 revenue to increase to $64.5 million.