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  1. Rehabbing O'Malley hopes stay shortRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NWAonline

    In his first game of a rehabilitation assignment for the Seattle Mariners with the Arkansas Travelers, O'Malley played second base and batted leadoff in Arkansas' 4-3 victory over the Northwest Arkansas Naturals at Dickey-Stephens Park on Monday night. "I'm hoping it's just get here, get my at-bats, stay healthy and continue my rehab wherever they send me next," said O'Malley, who had arthroscopic surgery on his shoulder in May. This is O'Malley's second time through North Little Rock.

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  2. Tax rise to help NLR fire stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    North Little Rock Fire Chief Gerald Tucker talks Wednesday about one of the many holes that are created by leaks and other problems at the city's Central Fire Station. Editor's note: This is the second story in a series detailing North Little Rock's plans for funding from a proposed 1 percentage-point city sales tax increase.

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  3. 2 Taylors do battle over who said whatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    One hundred years ago, the enemies of Little Rock Mayor Charles E. Taylor were looking for ways to get his goat. In July, he went to New York to obtain an extension from city creditors for $575,000 in loans.

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  4. NLR sales tax increase will prevent cuts, mayor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NWAonline

    North Little Rock resident Joe Whalen asks a question to Mayor Joe Smith during a meeting Thursday about the Aug. 8 vote on a 1 percentage point sales tax increase. Editor's note: This is the first report in a series detailing North Little Rock's plans for funding from a proposed 1 percentage point city sales tax increase.

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  5. Public housing transfer beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NWAonline

    A multimillion-dollar rehabilitation plan that aims to address badly needed repairs in many of Little Rock's public housing buildings is officially underway, Little Rock public housing officials have announced. The Metropolitan Housing Alliance closed two deals this month to finalize the transfer of two 60-unit public housing buildings -- Cumberland Manor and Metropolitan Village -- into a public-private ownership arrangement between the housing agency and Gorman and Company Inc., a Wisconsin-based development and investment company.

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  6. Homes for LR homeless in plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NWAonline

    David Mann, a representative of Depaul USA, talks Thursday about renovations to the basement of the Jericho Way homeless resource center in Little Rock. New sinks, showers, and washers and dryers will give the center's clients more space for cleaning up.

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  7. LR-area transit director to leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 22 | NWAonline

    Jarod Varner, executive director of Rock Region Metro, the transit system in Pulaski County, announced Friday that he will step down after four years in the post to take a job with a national transit contracting and management company. Varner, 37, who said he will remain with his family in North Little Rock, also said he will continue to be active in central Arkansas transit issues, chiefly through a new nonprofit organization devoted to promoting transit, Arkansas for Modern Transportation.

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  8. North Little Rock crowd warms to tax-bump planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | NWAonline

    North Little Rock Mayor Joe Smith talks about the need for a 1 percent sales tax during a public forum Thursday at the Patrick Hays Senior Citizens Center in North Little Rock. A special election for the tax increase will be Aug. 8, with early voting beginning Aug. 1. Mayor Joe Smith met with a group of senior citizens center members at midday Thursday who generally responded positively to his reasons for proposing a higher city sales tax in North Little Rock.

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  9. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | NWAonline

    One is Roy Senyard, 315 West Twentieth street, and the other is Carl F. Duerr, 1008 Ringo street, Senyard is in the Western District and Duerr is in the Eastern District. Their serial number was 258.

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  10. Travs trip Cards for fourth in a rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | NWAonline

    Arkansas starter Justin DeFratus earned his third victory of the season Thursday after allowing 1 earned run on 6 hits with 2 strikeouts over 61/3 innings to lead the Travelers to a 6-3 victory over the Springfield Cardinals at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock. First baseman Ryan Casteel had 2 runs, 2 hits, and 4 RBI to lead an 11-hit attack and right-handed starter Justin DeFratus held the Springfield Cardinals to 6 hits and 3 runs through 6 1/3 innings as the Travelers took a 6-3 victory at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock on Thursday night.

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  11. Police beatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | NWAonline

    A 20-year-old woman faces multiple felony charges related to a number of vehicle break-ins at Burns Park in North Little Rock, according to police reports. Dean, who was already an inmate at the Pulaski County jail, was taken on Wednesday to the North Little Rock Investigations Division, where she was questioned about the incidents, according to the arrest reports.

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  12. NLR mayor to hold forum today on city sales-tax voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | NWAonline

    North Little Rock Mayor Joe Smith will take his pitch for a new city sales tax to the Patrick Hays Senior Citizens Center at noon today, the fourth of five town-hall-style meetings he has scheduled to promote the special election Aug. 8. The city asks voters to approve a 1 percentage-point increase in the city's sales tax, raising it to 2 percent. The total sales tax consumers pay in North Little Rock is 8.5 percent, which includes a 6.5 percent state tax and a 1 percent Pulaski County tax.

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  13. Drug suspect ordered to stay in jail until trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | NWAonline

    A Little Rock man accused of being a large-scale distributor of numerous drugs -- including heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine -- was ordered Wednesday to remain behind bars until trial after a federal judge determined he was too dangerous to turn loose. Aaron Laray Clark, 33, who goes by the nickname "Black," was one of 61 people named in eight federal indictments unsealed May 24, the day law enforcement officers rounded up about half the accused in early morning raids in Little Rock and North Little Rock.

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  14. Rebuilt Hacienda working out kinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | NWAonline

    What had been billed as a brief, three-week closure for renovations turned into a six-month total reconstruction -- from the ground up -- for La Hacienda on Cantrell Road. It doesn't look particularly bigger from the outside or the inside, but the kitchen and bar areas have expanded.

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  15. Wong's single lifts Travs over DrillersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | NWAonline

    Joey Wong hit a run-scoring single with two outs in the sixth inning to give the Arkansas Travelers a 3-2 victory over the Tulsa Drillers on Wednesday night before a crowd of 4,037 at ONEOK Field in Tulsa. Dario Pizzano scored on the play after he led off the inning with a double and advanced to third on a flyout.

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  16. Riverfest runs dry; board suspends itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | NWAonline

    The crowd fills a walkway at Riverfest in 2013. The festival lost $90,000 that year and reported a net loss of $300,000 this year, Executive Director DeAnna Korte said.

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  17. NLR man convicted on child-porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | NWAonline

    A 64-year-old North Little Rock man now faces up to 300 years in prison with his conviction Tuesday on child-pornography charges after prosecutors showed a judge portions of 30 videos found in his home that showed children, including toddlers, forced to perform sexually explicit acts. David Wayne Davis, a married father of three and grandfather to seven, did not testify during the daylong trial before Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen. 1 comment

  18. Governor hails foreign investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | NWAonline

    Gov. Asa Hutchinson tours the L'Oreal Maybelline manufacturing and distribution facility in North Little Rock on Tuesday before declaring Arkansas "an open-investment" state that welcomes international firms. Arkansas will continue to welcome foreign investments that bring jobs to the state, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday as part of a group's nationwide effort to counter any anti-trade sentiments that might come from Washington, D.C. Wearing white lab coats, safety goggles and hairnets, Hutchinson and first lady Susan Hutchinson took a tour Tuesday morning of the French-owned L'Oreal Maybelline Co.

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  19. Little Rock's Riverfest music festival suspended after 40 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | NWAonline

    The Riverfest music festival held annually on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock will be suspended, the event's board said Tuesday. "We can no longer deliver the experience that Riverfest fans have come to expect," said DeAnna Korte, the festival's executive director, in the statement.

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  20. I-40 lanes to shut nightly for repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | NWAonline

    Maintenance on Interstate 40 in North Little Rock will require a series of overnight closures through Friday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The work will require the two inside lanes eastbound on a 1-mile section between North Hills and John F. Kennedy boulevards to be closed from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. daily, weather permitting.

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