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Little Rock homeless-meal panel divided on objectives; drugs, other issues arise at meeting

Before a committee of advocates, nonprofit representatives, business owners and Little Rock officials can recommend a solution on how to go about feeding large groups of homeless people, they will first have to agree on the problem.

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Residents to hear plans for ditch fix

Little Rock approves raise for city attorney

Little Rock City Attorney Tom Carpenter will receive a 1.5 percent raise, matching that given to the city manager earlier this year.

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2 Little Rock school buildings put on ‘endangered’ list

Fates iffy, says nonprofit; 7 other state sites added

Two Little Rock schools set for closure joined cemeteries, black historic districts, churches and other sites across the state as part of this year’s “endangered eight” added to Preserve Arkansas’ Most Endangered Places list.

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Little Rock city attorney to get 1.5 percent raise

Board OKs pay rise, increase in car allowance after delayed evaluation

Little Rock City Attorney Tom Carpenter will receive a 1.5 percent raise, matching that given to the city manager earlier this year.

Vote on proposed rules for feeding homeless in Little Rock parks delayed

Little Rock city directors decided Tuesday to postpone voting on proposed rules for feeding the homeless in city parks to allow time for a committee to look at best practices.

LR board delays vote on control of schools

The Little Rock Board of Directors won't take up a resolution asking the state to return control of the city's school district to a locally elected school board until its June 6 meeting.

Ken's Cabs gets permits to operate in capital city

For the first time in almost two decades, more than one taxicab company can legally operate in Little Rock.

Little Rock board to seal housing project's fate

Proposed complex divides city planning agencies, draws neighbors’ opposition

It's up to the Little Rock Board of Directors whether a proposed residential complex for the elderly will go up in west Little Rock against neighborhood opposition.

Little Rock studies health-coverage switch; city expecting price increase from current care provider

The city of Little Rock is thinking about moving away from a traditional, fully insured health insurance plan for its employees and, instead, self-funding insurance by directly contracting with local hospital providers.