Little Rock Newswire

Little Rock Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Little Rock, AR.

Results 1 - 20 of 1,103 for "u:nwaonline.com" in Little Rock, AR

  1. Airports seek ride-share exceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NWAonline

    The two largest commercial service airports in Arkansas say they want an exemption from proposed state rules governing Uber and other ride-sharing technology companies. Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field and Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport in Highfill said the rules proposed by the Arkansas Public Service Commission staff don't allow them to collect any fees from ride-sharing technology companies, which conflicts with federal requirements mandating that the airports collect revenue from businesses operating on airport property.

    Comment?

  2. Board OKs 2nd shot at cash for lagging collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Jay Jones , interim chancellor at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, talks with University of Arkansas at Fort Smith Chancellor Paul Beran after a meeting Friday in Little Rock of the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Arkansas' colleges and universities at risk of losing some of their state funding because students aren't progressing toward graduation will get another shot at keeping the money.

    Comment?

  3. Holdup suspect shot in standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Arkansas State Police opened an investigation after a parole absconder reportedly shot himself during a standoff with authorities Thursday in England. Lamar Deshone Moore, 26, had been sought in connection with two armed holdups in Little Rock last month when Little Rock police, U.S. marshals, Arkansas Community Correction officers and England police found him about 5 p.m. at a residence at 218 N. Washington Ave. in the Lonoke County town.

    Comment?

  4. Getting it straightRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NWAonline

    The Democrat-Gazette wants its news reports to be fair and accurate. We correct all errors of fact.

    Comment?

  5. Robbed at gunpoint in driveway, police toldRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NWAonline

    A man pulled up to his Little Rock home Thursday and was robbed at gunpoint before he got out of his car, police reported. Yosi Shamay, 22, said he'd driven home from a gas station when a man approached his vehicle at 201 Dryad Lane shortly before 1 a.m., according to a police report.

    Comment?

  6. Church CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Services will feature quartets, soloists and instrumentalists. 225-9231. a The Isaacs will be in concert at 7 p.m. Aug. 14 at Poyen Assembly of God, 14055 U.S. 270 W., Poyen.

    Comment?

  7. Upgrades win favor at CATARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NWAonline

    Central Arkansas Transit Authority's governing board Thursday backed a $23.3 million plan to upgrade bus service in Pulaski County that hinges on a sales-tax increase. At the same time, the resolution the board approved also asks that the cities and county commit to continuing their annual contributions to finance the bus system.

    Comment?

  8. Error foiled Medicaid pact, state saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NWAonline

    In this March 27, 2014 file photo, Sen. Missy Irvin, R-Mountain View, asks a question during a meeting of the joint House and Senate Committees on Public Health at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. A paperwork error prevented the state Department of Human Services from awarding a contract to build the state's Medicaid eligibility and enrollment system after the department was unable to agree on contract terms with the highest-scoring bidder, a department official told legislators Thursday.

    Comment?

  9. Web renewal of vehicle tags stuck at 14 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NWAonline

    About 14.4 percent of Arkansas' motor vehicle registration renewals are completed online each year and officials want more Arkansans to register online, a state official told lawmakers on Thursday. "You could see, if we could bump that up to 50 percent or 60 percent at some point, we would accomplish a lot," said Tim Leathers, deputy director for the state Department of Finance and Administration.

    Comment?

  10. Gay-marriage lawyers dispute other's requested feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NWAonline

    A schism, hinted at earlier this year, has fully emerged between the two attorneys who defeated Arkansas' same-sex marriage ban, with one lawyer denouncing the other's request for at least $345,825 in compensation as "unreasonable and excessive." The lawyers, Jack Wagoner of Little Rock and Cheryl Maples of Searcy, are asking the court to order the state to compensate them for work in the case.

    Comment?

  11. State's 2 back Senate ax for Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | NWAonline

    U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton have signed on to a Senate effort to ban federal funds from Planned Parenthood after the release of several videos showing the organization's employees talking about using fetal remains for research. U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., speaks in front of the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

    Comment?

  12. I-30 corridor study wins U.S. approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | NWAonline

    A year-long planning study on how to improve the congested Interstate 30 corridor through downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock has won formal federal government approval, state highway officials announced Wednesday. The Federal Highway Administration's letter accepting the planning and environmental linkages, or PEL, study and its recommendations to widen the 6.7-mile corridor allows state highway officials to move to a more in-depth environmental review of the estimated $450 million project.

    Comment?

  13. Fast ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | NWAonline

    In the house: Our House shelter presents its fourth annual salute to the Bard with Shakespeare at the Shelter, a production of scenes from Shakespeare performed by shelter residents with the help of scholars and theater experts. Performances start at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7 and 8 at Our House, 302 E. Roosevelt Road, Little Rock, and are followed by question-and-answer sessions with the cast.

    Comment?

  14. Sawbucks doesn't fill Maumelle voidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | NWAonline

    Meet a friend for lunch in Maumelle, and chances are you'll be parking your car in front of a national chain. Like many of Little Rock's bedroom communities -- Benton, Bryant, Jacksonville, Sherwood -- Maumelle suffers from a lack of local dining options.

    Comment?

  15. BMWs to move to new LR spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | NWAonline

    BMW of Little Rock is relocating its showroom and service center from North Shackleford Road to 4621 Colonel Glenn Plaza Drive with a new $6.8 million facility to showcase the luxury cars. The dealership is one of only two BMW new-car showrooms in the state and is accompanied by the only Volvo dealership in Arkansas, said General Manager Kerry Cardwell.

    Comment?

  16. Griffin: State can customize educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | NWAonline

    Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin said Tuesday that he believes "substantive changes" are needed in the existing state education standards, and he will fight to make them. Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin said Tuesday that policymakers should change the elements of the public school education standards that need changing and not worry about veering away from a nationally common set of math and literacy standards.

    Comment?

  17. Murder suspect gets drug charge droppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | NWAonline

    Tony Lenzaro Brooks, 29, is accused of killing two women about a week apart in June 2013. Both 50-year-old Gloria Summage and 31-year-old Amy Hughett were found dead in burning homes in Little Rock.

    Comment?

  18. Religion waiver lessens gay-Scout-leader outcryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | NWAonline

    Two years ago, when the Boy Scouts of America decided to end its policy banning gay youths, the Scouting executive for the Quapaw Area Council -- which serves troops in 39 central and northeast Arkansas counties -- was taking a lot of phone calls, many of them expressing opposition. But after the organization's decision Monday to go a step further and lift the ban on gay adult leaders, Carman said he had heard from very few Arkansans.

    Comment?

  19. New products offer options to taste-testRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | NWAonline

    The following are my thoughts on some new products I've tried recently. These items were bought at Little Rock retailers unless otherwise noted.

    Comment?

  20. Chill out on hot days with icy adult treatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | NWAonline

    Who says adults can't have summer treats? As the summer heat continues bearing down on us I have been scouring magazines and the Internet for some of the best summer cool-down desserts and drinks. And of course wine is involved.

    Comment?

Little Rock Job Listings
View or post Little Rock job listings on Topix.
Little Rock Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Little Rock from Topix.
Little Rock Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Little Rock on Topix.