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  1. Hillary Clinton campaign opening Arkansas headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | NWAonline

    Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign will open its Arkansas headquarters Monday, weeks before the state's polls open for the so-called "SEC primary" March 1. The headquarters, located at 323 Center St. in downtown Little Rock, is just around the corner from the "War Room," where Bill Clinton directed his national campaign for the presidency in 1992. The Clintons themselves were not listed among the people set to open the headquarters in a ceremony Monday night, according to a news release sent out by Clinton's campaign.

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  2. 2 Democrats seek House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | NWAonline

    Two candidates who cite the need for improved pre-kindergarten offerings are vying for the Democratic nomination to represent parts of North Little Rock and Sherwood in the state House of Representatives. Kent Walker and Victoria Leigh, both practicing attorneys from North Little Rock, face each other in the March 1 primary for House District 38. The winner will face Republican Carlton Wing in the Nov. 8 general election.

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  3. LR official floats cat-colony ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | NWAonline

    The head of Little Rock's Animal Services Division wants to fight feral cat overpopulation by returning captured cats to the street. Instead of killing all wild cats, volunteers would trap and sterilize the felines.

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  4. Arts Center bonds on ballot this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | NWAonline

    There's one day of early voting left before Tuesday's special bond election to benefit the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock. Voters in the city are being asked to approve bonds of up to $37.5 million to fund improvements to and expansion of the Arkansas Arts Center and renovations to the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History.

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  5. He spotted, reeled in the right one in record timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | NWAonline

    Tammy Gore and Rex White talked every day and every night while Tammy was on a cruise with her mother. Rex put his heart on his sleeve in those messages, including this coy gem - "I told her the only thing I would change about her was her [last] name."

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  6. Dance troupe envisions tapping in to a fun genreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | NWAonline

    Matt Boyce and Anthony Hinrichs practice a Gregory and Maurice Hines number ahead of a performance in June at the Ron Robinson Theater. Car dealers think a lot about saturation.

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  7. Ivy Ball elegantly helps studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | NWAonline

    Ivy Ball chairman Laura Martin extends an invitation to the annual ball, a fundraiser for the Beta Pi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. The theme changes every year, but the Ivy Ball is always an elegant affair with lots of the sorority's signature colors: apple green and salmon pink.

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  8. Higher education notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | NWAonline

    Members of the Jonesboro university's College of Business have restarted the program, which gives students an opportunity to dress professionally in new or slightly used clothes during job hunts, according to a news release. The program will begin Friday at 12:30 p.m. in front of the business building at 2007 Aggie Road.

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  9. University of Arkansas notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | NWAonline

    A nine-person committee of faculty, students and university staff will meet over the next six months with University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Chancellor Joe Steinmetz to help guide priorities for the university. "I'm interested in learning what issues and opportunities may be present on all topics -- from history and culture, communication and information, campus climate to values and aspirations of all campus quarters," Steinmetz said in a statement released by UA.

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  10. NLR proposes to buy 4 replacement sirensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | NWAonline

    Emergency warning sirens that have been silent in four parts of North Little Rock since fall are set to be replaced by the spring tornado season, beginning an upgrade for all of the city's 16 sirens, city officials said this week. The North Little Rock City Council will be asked at its 6 p.m. Monday meeting to approve a $125,000 agreement with SafetyCom Inc. of North Little Rock for the initial purchase of four sirens, according to a resolution on the City Council's agenda.

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  11. LR hires middle school principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | NWAonline

    Jason "Jay" Pickering, principal of Bryant High School since 2010, will be the principal of the Little Rock School District's new middle school at 5701 Ranch Drive. Jason "Jay" Pickering, principal of Bryant High School since 2010, will be the principal of the Little Rock School District's new middle school at 5701 Ranch Drive.

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  12. Bike ahead in Conway: Pass at all?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | NWAonline

    Sir: In Conway there are many streets that are two lanes, no shoulders, and striped as no passing. That is, double yellow.

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  13. Engineers at work on LR I-30 requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | NWAonline

    Engineers working on the Interstate 30 corridor project are looking at eliminating the Second Street ramps and moving access to and from downtown Little Rock south to Fourth Street or beyond, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department announced Thursday. Keeping the access to downtown but shifting it away from the bustling River Market entertainment district has been requested by city officials, the department said in a news release.

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  14. Flooding cleanup complete, River Trail reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | NWAonline

    Sean Jonkman of Bryant climbs sand-covered steps Thursday on the North Little Rock side of the Big Dam Bridge, under which he had been fishing with friends. Bicyclists, joggers and walkers regained access to the north side of the Big Dam Bridge and a portion of the Arkansas River Trail in North Little Rock's Burns Park on Thursday afternoon.

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  15. Analyst: UA class good, improvement on horizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | NWAonline

    Pulaski Robinson's TJ Hammonds avoids tacklers during a game against Arkansas Baptist on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, in Little Rock.

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  16. Trump's plane made emergency landing before Little Rock rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | NWAonline

    Donald Trump's plane was diverted to the Nashville International Airport after the control tower received a report that the plane was experiencing engine trouble. News outlets report that the Republican presidential candidate made a brief stop in Tennessee on Wednesday afternoon as he and members of his campaign boarded a smaller aircraft to complete their trip from New York to Little Rock, Arkansas.

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  17. Restaurant transitions: Raduno temporarily closed, Dixie Cafe applying for alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | NWAonline

    Raduno Brick Oven & Barroom, 1318 S. Main St., Little Rock, posted a Facebook explanation for its temporary closure this week: "Hey Little Rock, due to some unforeseen issues, we are going to take the rest of the week off to give our staff a small break as well as some general house cleaning. Raduno will reopen its doors Friday night or Saturday morning at the latest! We hope to see you at the 2016 SoMa Mardi Gras Parade.

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  18. In ethics case, treasurer agrees to fine, warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | NWAonline

    State Treasurer Dennis Milligan agreed Wednesday to pay a $400 fine to the Arkansas Ethics Commission and receive a public letter of warning in a settlement of a complaint filed against him by lawyer Matt Campbell. Milligan blasted Campbell for filing what Milligan called a "frivolous ethics complaint" that he said has cost him and his wife "tens of thousands of dollars and emotional distress."

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  19. In LR, Trump reproves Cruz, 'political people'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | NWAonline

    Donald Trump greets the crowd Wednesday at Barton Coliseum in Little Rock after arriving late, reportedly because his plane had engine trouble. "We're going to win, win, win," Trump said to cheers.

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  20. NLR officer put on leave after arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | NWAonline

    A North Little Rock police sergeant has been placed on paid administrative leave after being accused of assaulting his teenage daughter, the department said Wednesday. Sgt. Terry Kuykendall, 46, was arrested Saturday and charged with third-degree assault on a family or household member, a Class C misdemeanor.

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