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The Compass Report: - Rapid pace' of growth continues for NWA economy
Continued gains in employment and sales tax collections helped the Northwest Arkansas economy finish 2013 with a strong fourth quarter, according to The Compass Report.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
'A Peace of My Mind' opens Friday at Laman Library
The traveling exhibition "A Peace of My Mind," which features portraits by photographer/videographer John Noltner of people speaking about peace, opens Friday at the William F. Laman Library in North Little Rock.
Help wanted for 400 jobs - and more
What would happen if an out-of-state employer was prepared to build a factory in Arkansas and pay 500 people a starting salary of $50,000 a year - but was having trouble finding the employees? The state of Arkansas and the local community would pull out all the stops for that $25 million annual payroll.
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Paragould's Sidney Layrock Named KATV McDonald's Full Court Player Of The Year
Paragould star, Sydney Layrock, was named girls player of the year at the KATV McDonald's Full Court Awards banquet Monday night.
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Beard Named KATV McDonalds Full Court Player Of The Year
North Little Rock star, Anton Beard, was named boys player of the year at the KATV McDonald's Full Court Awards banquet Monday night.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Nate Powell's 'March' nominated for 2014 Eisner Awards
The Eisner Awards , given out an award ceremony on the last night of Comic-Con and often called the Oscars of the comic industry, announced their 2014 nominees this afternoon, and "March: Book One," the collaboration between North Little Rock native Nate Powell , Congressman John Lewis and co-writer Andrew Aydin , earned nods in three categories: ... (more)
Death Penalty Losing Any Effectiveness
Arkansans need state leaders who can stop allowing death penalty opponents to rule the day.
Here, there, everywhere
WE SAW it in the paper, your paper, Arkansas' Newspaper, the other day. It said the good folks in the Argenta Arts District in downtown North Little Rock had put together a photo exhibit and a weeklong movie festival featuring the Beatles.
Elevator Inspection Ordered After FOX16 Investigation
Arkansas Department of Labor inspectors will take a closer look at some apartment elevators, after FOX16 made the state aware of residents' concerns.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Heavy Rains Flood Pulaski Tech
Downpours led to flash flooding in parts of central Arkansas on Sunday night and Monday morning.
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How to Review Your Moving Crew
Moving from one home or one state to another can be a very stressful time...made even more stressful if you pick the wrong moving company.
Rickenbach Indictment Reveals More Details of Scooter Stuart at One Bank
You probably heard that One Bank & Trust's foolhardy loan of $1.5 million to a Florida penny-stock operator resulted in a federal criminal indictment of former EVP Gary Rickenbach.
It Must Be True
This advice comes on the news that one of the giant retailer's stores in the nation's capital hired 676 people since opening in 2013, out of the 23,000, or just 2.6 percent, of those who applied for the right to don the blue vest.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Argenta opens new chapter on expanded library branch
For 80 years, the beautiful Georgian Revival style building on Main Street in North Little Rock served as a U.S. Post Office.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Clinton named in sex-slavery suit
It's been known for many decades just how badly duped Americans are, in general, about the type of leaders they've been given as voting "choices" for roles at the highest levels of government.
Economic conference produces sweeping attendance at UALR
The Mid-South Basic Economic Development Course attracted a record enrollment this year.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Alabama RB Altee Tenpenny could get marijuana possession charges dropped with good behavior
The legal ramifications of Alabama running back Altee Tenpenny's spring break arrest will be limited if he keeps it clean for a year.
Committee picks 3 finalists for UA lobbyist job
A University of Arkansas search committee has named three finalists for the school's vice chancellor for governmental relations position.
Today's radar speed checks
Little Rock and North Little Rock police, and the Pulaski County sheriff's office will use radar to detect speeding at these locations.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Hillary Clinton watch: 'I'm thinking about it'
"I am thinking about it." The national media has been hyperventilating for months about when Mrs. Inevitable, Hillary Clinton , will announce a run for president, so yesterday's hedging was headline news.