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Library system sets adult classes

Summer skill-building program launching with paint night

Low-cost, short-term skills classes will start in Little Rock this summer through a new program created by the Central Arkansas Library System.

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Area leaders panel focuses on women

Library system to ask LR voters for bond refinance

Little Rock voters will be asked this summer to authorize the Central Arkansas Library System to refinance bonds for the second time in three years, which would reduce the overall millage that property owners pay while also extending payment on the bonds by a few years.

Bill sets up state as Uber overseer

LR objects, says rules not enough

A Senate bill being considered in Arkansas would put the regulation of companies like Uber and Lyft under state control.

LR meetings set for input on tax usage

Meetings in each of Little Rock's seven wards will begin next week to allow for public input on how to spend the next round of sales-tax revenue dedicated for street and drainage improvements.

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City gets a square on Monopoly board

Tease photo

Stodola touts home-repair program in '15 city address

Little Rock is expanding a national partnership that will bring free home renovations and repairs to low-income families in the fall, Mayor Mark Stodola announced Thursday.

Bill to ax at-large city seats lags

Defeat likely in House panel after it draws only 1 yes vote

A bill seeking to end the at-large election of city board members is expected to fail in a House committee vote later this week after a vote Wednesday rejected the measure but wasn't counted because of a lack of a quorum.

Riverfest to feature Girl Talk, Crow, 311

3-day LR festival to host 16 artists

Riverfest announced Tuesday that Sheryl Crow, 311 and Girl Talk will be the headlining artists at this year's Memorial Day weekend festival.

LR venue with roof for sports is pitched

Little Rock's advertising and promotion arm is considering building a large, indoor-sports center with at least eight multipurpose basketball courts to attract more out-of-town visitors and better compete in the indoor-sports tournament market.