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In Spanish, Little Rock offers road rules

Driving-law class a success

Two years ago this month, a Hispanic woman confronted Little Rock Police Chief Kenton Buckner at a meeting of a group created to foster outreach between city officials and police and the Spanish-speaking community.

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AETN documentaryexamines district

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Big raises set at Little Rock 911 hub

Dispatchers get $12,200 increase

Starting salaries at Little Rock's 911 Communications Center will increase by about $6,500 for call-takers and $12,200 for dispatchers starting April 1 -- an effort officials hope will help retain those workers, eliminate vacancies and eventually shorten how long it takes to answer emergency calls.

Little Rock man's ban from city buildings after threats stays put

A ban that keeps the man convicted of threatening Little Rock City Manager Bruce Moore from entering city buildings will continue for at least another year.

Official vote by Little Rock's board 7-2 on school-closings study

Two Little Rock board members voted against a resolution Tuesday that asks the city's school district and the state commissioner of education to conduct an impact study before closing schools.

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Little Rock city directors: Schools facing ax due a study

Board joins activists’ call for impact assessment first

Little Rock's elected officials have joined community activists in a request for the Little Rock School District and state commissioner of education to conduct an impact study before closing three schools and repurposing another.

Little Rock 911-staff pay scale unfinished

City aims to keep employees, pare subpar response times

Little Rock City Manager Bruce Moore is still working on a step-and-grade pay scale for 911 Communications Center employees in an effort to retain call takers and reduce the average time it takes to answer an emergency call.

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Little Rock 911 center staffing perennial problem; vacancies pile up as call load rises

A decade of warnings, memos and complaints about understaffing and long 911 wait times at the Little Rock 911 Communications Center has produced few changes.

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LR making tweaks to retain 911 center staffing

Little Rock officials are looking at several ways to address the poor retention rate at the city's emergency dispatch center.

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Grant to help open 2nd LGBT shelter