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Business bloc aims to boost southwest Little Rock

Area’s image a challenge identified in group’s report

A nascent group of business executives from southwest Little Rock wants their area to be included with other parts of the capital city often promoted using some variation of a "great place to live, work, invest and play."

Demolition planned for part of old I-30 bridge

Demolition of three concrete piers of the old Interstate 30 bridge over the Red River that will require a brief closing of Interstate 30 and U.S. 67 in Miller and Hempstead counties will take place later Thursday evening than planned, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said.

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$450M in improvements eyed at Little Rock airport over next 20 years

A reconfigured passenger terminal at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field that includes an arrival hall is the centerpiece of $450 million in capital improvements that officials at the state's largest airport envision building over the next 20 years.

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Little Rock airport's Peanut lot to get redo

During rework, parking price cut in south long-term area

The Peanut lot at the state's largest airport, so named because once you could literally park there for peanuts, is undergoing a renovation that will include new pavement and, likely, a new name eventually.

Rock Region Metro board hires Florida transit exec to run agency

A Palm Beach County, Fla., transit executive has accepted an offer to become the next executive director of Rock Region Metro.

Rock Region Metro hires Florida executive to lead transit agency

A Palm Beach County, Fla., transit executive has accepted an offer to become the next executive director of Rock Region Metro, the transit agency for Pulaski County.

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State solicits reviews of Arkansas 5 fixes

A project to improve safety on a busy section of Arkansas 5 between Arkansas 7 and Fountain Lake in Garland County has evolved to more modest improvements since state traffic engineers first looked at it more than four years ago.

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PHOTOS: Arkansas Highway Police checks along I-40 find 600 pounds of pot

Searches of two tractor-trailer rigs a week apart at the Arkansas Highway Police weigh station on Interstate 40 near Alma yielded nearly 600 pounds of marijuana and three arrests, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said.

47 state road projects attract few bids

The Arkansas Department of Transportation on Wednesday opened low bids worth $52.5 million on 47 projects that were marked by a paucity of bidders.

Airline starts Austin non-stop flights at Little Rock airport

Via Airlines, a Florida-based budget carrier, will mark its start of daily non-stop service between Little Rock and Austin, Texas, with the traditional water cannon salute today at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field.