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Little Rock youth intervention agency to close as grants dry up

New Futures For Youth, a nonprofit agency that works with and administers youth intervention programs, will close its doors this summer after 28 years in business.

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Renovations close Dee Brown library The Dee Brown library branch on Baseline Road closed Wednesday for remodeling and expansion and won't reopen until late September.

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LR opens centers for cooling off in summer

City boosts access during heat wave

Little Rock opened four cooling centers Friday as much of the state was under a heat advisory.

Taxi suit against city to proceed

LR gives all licenses to one firm, enables monopoly, it says

A judge denied the city of Little Rock's request Thursday to dismiss a lawsuit that alleges the city enables a taxicab monopoly.

LR set to spend $682,000 on 26 new police vehicles

Little Rock will add 26 vehicles to its police fleet over the next several months after the Board of Directors approved the $682,000 purchase Tuesday.

Arkansas civic leaders to gather for annual forum

The annual Arkansas Municipal League Conference will commence in downtown Little Rock with Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the executive director of the National League of Cities speaking to officials from across the state.

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Animal lover leaves Little Rock Zoo nearly $3M, biggest gift ever

A trust donation valued at almost $3 million has been given to the Little Rock Zoo, marking the largest gift the zoo has ever received.

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Farmers markets let food for poor double

Food-stamp recipients in Arkansas can now use their benefits to receive double the amount of fresh produce at 18 participating farmers markets around the state, including four in central Arkansas.

Little Rock notebook

Summer program is free for youths The city has started a new free summer recreation program for youths ages 6-15.

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Little Rock filing: It'll appeal $10,000 bench fine

Contempt case heads for justices

The city of Little Rock has filed a notice of appeal of the $10,000 sanction and contempt-of-court citation issued against it by Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox.