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DATABASE: For lead at taps, tests show state 99% in the clear

Only 2 waterworks flagged

More than 99 percent of Arkansas' 643 conventional water utilities passed the latest round of tap-water testing for lead content, according to state Department of Health data reviewed by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

Little Rock Wastewater tells public of heavy work

Pipe redo starts Monday for 3 areas

Little Rock Wastewater is about to embark on the construction phase of its $157.6 million, multiyear project to rehabilitate its aging pipe infrastructure.

Class-action status rejected in public-housing tenant suit

A federal judge has denied a public-housing tenant's request for class-action status in a lawsuit against the Metropolitan Housing Alliance in Little Rock over the termination of housing benefits.

Little Rock chicken keepers call for light hand in revising rules

Little Rock's animal services director is drafting proposed revisions to regulations for keeping chickens and other fowl in city limits and will soon present the proposal to the Animal Services Advisory Board.

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Wright pitches halt on housing

Study urged on Bowman Road

A Little Rock city director has proposed a yearlong moratorium on apartment development along Bowman Road in light of a recent rezoning request to allow for a 408-unit multifamily complex there.

Little Rock asks voters to OK $37.5M for Arts Center

Early voting kicks off today for park, museum projects

Early voting on a bond election to benefit the Arkansas Arts Center starts today.

Little Rock notebook

'Victory lap' today for record cyclist A victory celebration is planned for today in Little Rock for a Sheridan man who recently beat the world record for most miles ridden on a bike in a year.

LR board set to vote on rezoning

Project’s neighbors expected to pack meeting to oppose it

A zoning request to allow a mixed-use development in west Little Rock, which has nearby neighbors on edge, is up for a vote next week by the city Board of Directors.

Salary-review panel floated in Little Rock

Idea for citizens committee in early stages, official says

A city director thinks a citizens committee to review the salaries of top Little Rock officials and make pay recommendations to the city board would be a good idea.

Little Rock notebook

Expert on politics to review '16 race