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New record shop headed to Little Rock's Hillcrest neighborhood
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New record shop headed to Little Rock's Hillcrest neighborhood

A new record store selling and spinning new and used vinyl is headed for Little Rock's Hillcrest neighborhood. Control Little Rock is set to open...

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Residents weigh in on proposal governing razing of old homes
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Residents weigh in on proposal governing razing of old homes

The Wade-Heerwagen House at 338 N. Washington Ave. is shown Friday in the Washington-Willow neighborhood in Fayetteville. FAYETTEVILLE - Some...

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Beauticurve collection gains media attention
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Beauticurve collection gains media attention

Apryl Jackson and Evette James, both of Little Rock, stand with Rochelle Johnson at the launch party for Johnson's Beauticurve Collection, March 24...

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Grocer upgrades for future
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Grocer upgrades for future

Workers hook up cables while replacing the air conditioners at a Kroger store in North Little Rock in 2017. In the battle for grocery domination in...

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Benton County restaurant inspections
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Benton County restaurant inspections

Critical violations are defined as items relating directly to factors that lead to food-borne illness and must be corrected immediately....

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Washington County restaurant inspections
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Washington County restaurant inspections

Critical violations are defined as items relating directly to factors that lead to food-borne illness and must be corrected immediately....

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UA women foster buzz in postseason
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UA women foster buzz in postseason

Arkansas guard Alexis Tolefree flexes while coach Mike Neighbors looks on during a second round WNIT game against UAB on Sunday, March, 24, 2019,...

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Media queries routed to LR mayor's office
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Media queries routed to LR mayor's office

Mayor Frank Scott Jr. (left) is shown next to a file photo of Little Rock City Hall. Department heads in Little Rock City Hall this week were...

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Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves
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Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

BOSTON - Harvard University has "shamelessly" turned a profit from photos of two 19th-century slaves while ignoring requests to turn the photos...

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New public defender seeks to be 'proactive'
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New public defender seeks to be 'proactive'

Lisa G. Peters (center) is applauded as she is introduced during her investiture as the federal public Defender for the Eastern District of...

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Retail sales up 0.2% in January
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Retail sales up 0.2% in January

A customer shops in a Sears store in the Brooklyn borough of New York in January. January retail sales rose 0.2 percent after a sharp drop in...

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Brighter neighborhoods aim of new LR program
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Brighter neighborhoods aim of new LR program

One neighborhood's concern last summer provided the spark that led Little Rock staff members to develop a program for brightening residents'...

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Courthouse on Benton County ballot
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Courthouse on Benton County ballot

BENTONVILLE -- Voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide on a one-eighth percentage-point sales tax increase to pay for a $30 million courthouse...

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World's last Blockbuster in Oregon
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World's last Blockbuster in Oregon

Scott Thornton takes a selfie last summer in front of the Blockbuster video rental store in Bend, Ore., which by later this month will be the last...

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Filing lists hospital's ills, backs a receiver
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Filing lists hospital's ills, backs a receiver

The Yell County board that oversees Dardanelle Community Hospital wants a federal judge to appoint a receiver to take over operation of the...

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Property tax tops $500M 1st time
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Property tax tops $500M 1st time

The amount of property taxes Pulaski County residents owe the county has surpassed a half billion dollars for the first time in the 2018 collection...

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J.C. Penney confirms 1 Arkansas location to be shuttered
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J.C. Penney confirms 1 Arkansas location to be shuttered

J. C. Penney has 14 stores in Arkansas, its website says. The company did not specify Thursday what stores around the nation it would close. J. C....

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After outcry over phasing out store greeters, Walmart says it will try to find other roles for disabled workers
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After outcry over phasing out store greeters, Walmart says it will try to find other roles for disabled workers

Walmart endured more than a week's worth of bad publicity before announcing it would make "every effort" to find a role for disabled workers who...

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Bid to block managed-care shift for mentally ill, disabled fails
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Bid to block managed-care shift for mentally ill, disabled fails

A judge Wednesday declined a request by owners of residential care facilities to temporarily block the transition to managed care -- planned for...

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Storey transferring to Western Kentucky
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Storey transferring to Western Kentucky

Arkansas quarterback Ty Storey looks to pass during a game against Vanderbilt on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, in Fayetteville. The Razorbacks lost 45...

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Colleges in state soar in 1 sector
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Colleges in state soar in 1 sector

Arkansas colleges are awarding certificates at faster rates than most other states' colleges, even while the state remains at the bottom in...

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Repairs lined up for NLR housing
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Repairs lined up for NLR housing

North Little Rock housing officials hope that using private contractors to renovate public housing -- set to begin this year -- will enable repairs...

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Little Rock housing authority extends contract; board votes to add Sunset Terrace complex to pact with Wisconsin renovator
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Little Rock housing authority extends contract; board votes to add Sunset Terrace complex to pact with Wisconsin renovator

Renovations have been completed at Parris Towers in Little Rock, such as this model apartment. In a rare split vote, the Little Rock housing...

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Firm looks at De Queen hospital
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Firm looks at De Queen hospital

Mena-based nonprofit Healthy Connections is in talks to acquire the troubled De Queen Medical Center hospital, De Queen and company officials say....

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Rogers to add four roundabouts near retail, entertainment area
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Rogers to add four roundabouts near retail, entertainment area

ROGERS - Four roundabouts are in the works to improve traffic flow in the developing area across from Pinnacle Hills Promenade on Rogers' west side...

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2 filling stations among new U.S. historic sites
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2 filling stations among new U.S. historic sites

The building at Eighth and Spring streets in downtown Little Rock, formerly the Winchester Auto Store, has been added to the National Register of...

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Former market to house arts staff
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Former market to house arts staff

On the left, the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market at 2510 Cantrell Road in Little Rock's Riverdale neighborhood closed in late 2017. On the right, this...

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Arkansas grocery ad warns ‘Heaven has a wall’; message draws ire, support
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Arkansas grocery ad warns ‘Heaven has a wall’; message draws ire, support

The top of a recent advertisement for Mac's Cash Saver, which includes a message referencing immigration policy. - A grocery store chain in...

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Permit sought to kill geese at Arkansas airport; method called 'least expensive and most effective'
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Permit sought to kill geese at Arkansas airport; method called 'least expensive and most effective'

NWA Democrat-Gazette/CHARLIE KAIJO A flock of Geese forage, Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Lake Bentonville north of the Bentonville Airport in...

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Fayetteville parks board recommends changes to developer fee
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Fayetteville parks board recommends changes to developer fee

File photo/NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE John Whitaker, a worker with Cobblestone Homes, shovels mulch into a wheel barrow from the bucket of a...

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