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 GOP gubernatorial candidates face off in Tea Party forum GOP gubernatorial candidates face off in Tea Party forum
Both republican candidates vying for the governor's office faced off in a forum on Monday night. The forum ran the gamut, covering topics from tax reform to education, and the setup for the forum made for some interesting situations. The forum was an opportunity for a meet and greet with the two GOP candidates running for governor. Although former Congressman Asa Hutchinson is considered the front runner for the May primary, challenger businessman Curtis Coleman appeared to be a favori....

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 'Money, Class and Opportunity' focus of Racial Attitudes 'Money, Class and Opportunity' focus of Racial Attitudes Conference
An expert panel will discuss Arkansas’s economic future at the 11th annual Racial Attitudes in Pulaski County Forum from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 17, at the Robinson Theater in downtown Little Rock. The event, titled “Money, Class and Opportunity,” is free and open to the public. Senator Joyce Elliott of the 33rd District will moderate a panel of civic leaders as they discuss what class, finance, and business means to Arkansas residents. In addition, Chief Economist and State Econ....

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 Mike Ross wants to expand Arkansas' Pre-K Program 
Mike Ross wants to expand Arkansas' Pre-K Program
Little Rock, AR During a campaign stop on the steps of Fair Park Early Childhood Development Center, democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross introduced his plan to make pre-kindergarten accessible to every 4-year-old in Arkansas by 2025. Ross said his "Start Sooner, Finish Stronger" education plan will do so by gradually making the state's quality pre-k program, known as ABC, Arkansas Better Chance, accessible to every 4-year-old child in Arkansas through a sliding fee scale based on....

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 Arkansas business leaders support immigration reform 

Arkansas business leaders support immigration reform
A five region round-table tour of Arkansas kicked off at the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce with a press conference to discuss the impact of immigration reform on regional and local economies. Beginning Wednesday March 19th, each stop will feature industry leaders in each region, a member from the local chamber, real people impacted, and industry leaders to launch the conversation and start working towards reform. Participating cities include, Little Rock, Jonesboro, Pine Bluff, Tex....

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 Arkansas House passes Private Option funding Arkansas House passes Private Option funding
The Private Option passed the Arkansas House of Representatives, following three weeks of debate, failed votes and frustration. Even up to the last few minutes, behind the scenes negotiations were shaping the future of Arkansas’s Private Option. Shortly after it convened, the House took a recess, one last ditch effort to secure votes. Following a series of speeches by known supporters and opponents, was the first surprise. Representative Kim Hammer, R- District 28, a steady no to that p....

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 As Arkansas lawmakers threaten to undo Private Option 

As Arkansas lawmakers threaten to undo Private Option
Arkansas lawmakers are debating whether to defend the Private Option just as other states are looking at copying it. About half of the states have used federal funding in the Affordable Care Act to cover the working poor. Arkansas had been the only state to get those people private insurance, rather than expanding traditional Medicaid. Lawmakers who object to Obamacare are now threatening to block funding for that Private Option. In the meantime, noted Judy Solomon, vice-president for heal....

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 Hispanics targeted by thieves in Little Rock 
Hispanics targeted by thieves in Little Rock
KATV CH7 Thieves in southwest Little Rock are targeting a specific group of people. Now Little Tock police are asking community members to protect themselves but that has become a challenge. The Hispanic population in the southwest of Little Rock has been growing rapidly but along with that increase police say they're seeing a disturbing trend in robberies targeting them as the primary victims. It was the neighborhood quarterly meeting for southwest Little Rock and crime statistics was th....

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 Arkansas' unemployment rate declines to 7.4 percent Arkansas' unemployment rate declines to 7.4 percent
Labor force data, produced by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics and released by the Department of Workforce Services, show Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined one-tenth of a percentage point, from 7.5 percent in November to 7.4 percent in December. Arkansas' civilian labor force rose 2,600, a result of 3,200 more employed and 600 fewer unemployed Arkansans. The United States' jobless rate dropped three-tenths of a percentage point, from 7.0 pe....

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CADC to assist families with disconnect notice
Central Arkansas Development Council (CADC) began crisis intervention assistance to families with disconnect notices in the Crisis Low-Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) program on February 24. Applications will be accepted in 12 counties in central and south Arkansas. Applications for regular assistance are still being accepted until funds are depleted. To qualify for Crisis LIHEAP, persons must have a disconnect notice with a disconnect date within 7 days of application date. Al....
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ASU breaks ground on new campus in Mexico
More than 2,000 leaders in government, education and business gathered at the Centro de Convenciones to celebrate plans to start construction of a privately funded Arkansas State University (ASU) campus. The Association for the Advancement of Mexican Education (AIEM), a private business foundation, organized the event and announced it has acquired approximately 2,000 acres for a comprehensive land development plan near Queretaro. The A-State campus will be the focal point of the projec....
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Central Arkansas Water warns of freezing pipes
Central Arkansas has experienced record low temperatures that may cause water in household plumbing to freeze. As temperatures are expected to fall below the thirties this week, it is important for customers to take a few simple steps to protect indoor and outdoor water pipes, Central Arkansas Water (CAW) advises. "Leave a thin stream of water running from the cold-water tap when temperatures fall below freezing because moving water is less likely to freeze," John Tynan, Director of Custom....
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Progress in fighting hunger in Arkansas
More than 24 percent of children in this state are uncertain whether they will have enough to eat on a regular basis. But our work never stops to improve the health of Arkansas's children, and we start 2014 with positive news about our efforts. We have put forth a great deal of effort to fight hunger in Arkansas, and specifically childhood hunger. By helping the youngest Arkansans gain access to nourishing food, we can preserve opportunities for better health and more success for an entire....
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Annual Martin Luther King Jr. week in UALR
The Office of Campus Life at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is sponsoring its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week starting Monday January 20 with “A Day of Service” to honor and reflect upon Dr. King’s legacy. Carrying out Dr. King’s dream through service shows that although life brings challenges, they may be overcome when diverse groups work together in a spirit of cooperation, according to Kara M. Brown, diversity programs coordinator at UALR. Monday, January 20 "A Day of Serv....
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Little Rock to offer criminal court amnesty program in January 2014
Those with outstanding fines and court costs can avoid arrest during Fridays in the month of January. The Little Rock District Criminal Court announced an amnesty program to take place the five Fridays during the month of January 2014. The amnesty program will allow violators with past due fines and court costs as well as Failure to Appear warrants to rectify the issue without being arrested. “The Little Rock District Court is serious about enforcing penalties and fines levied by the court....
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Arkansas united at the 36th Annual March for Life
On Sunday, January 19, 2014 thousands of Arkansans will gather at 2 p.m. in Little Rock for the 36th Annual March for Life, to mark the 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Organized and sponsored by Arkansas Right to Life, the staging area for the March for Life is on West Capitol between Battery & Wolfe Streets, behind the State Capitol. Marchers will split into two groups to the right and to the left to circle the State Capitol before join....
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