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Housing Alliance calls off meeting

The Metropolitan Housing Alliance board in Little Rock canceled Thursday's monthly meeting without explanation.

Attorney: Won't bargain on windows

Board delays vote to pursue deal between preservationists, Junior League

An attorney for the Junior League of Little Rock told the Little Rock Board of Directors on Tuesday that his client won't agree to the board's request that a mediator help settle a disagreement with preservationists about the replacement of 18 historic windows on the organization's downtown building.

LR plan envisions parked cars as buffers for bicycle lanes

Little Rock's bicycle and pedestrian coordinator wants to add a protected bike lane to a section of South Louisiana Street downtown when the street is resurfaced later this month.

Police-race queries roil LR forum

Jobs, crime, zoning among city director hopefuls’ priorities

Candidates for the Little Rock Board of Directors took part in a forum Saturday in which they discussed neighborhood involvement in city government, balancing economic growth in residential areas and police interaction with community members.

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Commission seeks indoor-court study The Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau wants to study the feasibility of building an indoor multisport facility in Little Rock.

LR signs $60 million contract for theater costs

Officials approved a $60 million guaranteed maximum construction cost for the Robinson Center renovation project Friday but had to agree to what they described as minor tweaks to the plans in order to arrive at that total.

LR studies options as health costs rise

Premiums set to jump 7.4% for 2015

The Little Rock Board of Directors asked the city manager to look into other health care options after the current provider raised premiums by more than 7 percent for the next calendar year.

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Windows put historic status at risk

Preservation group to de-list building if renovations made

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program would move to de-list the Junior League of Little Rock Building from the National Register of Historic Places if the city allows the league to replace its historic windows, the program's Director Missy McSwain wrote in a letter to the city this week.

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Agency plans party for Clinton library

LR board hopefuls to debate

4 director races on tap Saturday

Little Rock Board of Directors candidates face off against one another Saturday in the first organized debate ahead of the Nov. 4 election.