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Owner of Arkansas antique mall discovers burglar, holds him at gunpoint; 1 shot fired, sheriff says
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Owner of Arkansas antique mall discovers burglar, holds him at gunpoint; 1 shot fired, sheriff says

A business owner in northern Arkansas held a burglar at gunpoint after catching the man inside his store over the weekend, authorities said....

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Police: Little Rock grocery store robbed for 2nd time in a month; man hiding in bushes arrested
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Police: Little Rock grocery store robbed for 2nd time in a month; man hiding in bushes arrested

A robber stole cash and cigarettes Wednesday from a Little Rock grocery store that has been held up twice in one month, authorities said....

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Gains in housing prices slowing
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Gains in housing prices slowing

Home-price gains in 20 U.S. cities grew in July at the slowest pace in almost a year, a sign demand is increasingly bumping up against...

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Quirk that forced some Missourians to have Arkansas mailing addresses resolved
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Quirk that forced some Missourians to have Arkansas mailing addresses resolved

ST. LOUIS — A quirk in the mail delivery system that forced some rural Missouri residents living along the Iowa and Arkansas borders to have...

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Agency claims bias by retailer
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Agency claims bias by retailer

A federal agency is suing Walmart Stores Inc., claiming the retailer discriminated against pregnant workers at a Wisconsin warehouse. Walmart...

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US considers limit on green cards for immigrants on benefits
News 4 weeks ago
US considers limit on green cards for immigrants on benefits

The Trump administration has proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other...

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Soil excavation latest step for old Arkansas hotel site
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Soil excavation latest step for old Arkansas hotel site

An excavation of lead-contaminated soil that was completed Wednesday at the Majestic Hotel site should move the property into the redevelopment...

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TOP SIX: Photos of week's most expensive houses sold in Little Rock + how much they cost
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TOP SIX: Photos of week's most expensive houses sold in Little Rock + how much they cost

Pictured below are the six most expensive houses sold in Little Rock during the week of Aug. 13-17, 2018. “Sold” refers to the date on which the...

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Gunman in Santa Claus hat takes cash, cigarettes from Little Rock grocery store, authorities say
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Gunman in Santa Claus hat takes cash, cigarettes from Little Rock grocery store, authorities say

Cash and cigarettes were taken by a gunman wearing a Santa Claus hat from a Little Rock grocery store Tuesday night, police said....

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Attacked by pair with knives near Little Rock grocery store, man tells police
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Attacked by pair with knives near Little Rock grocery store, man tells police

Two assailants attacked a homeless man with serrated knives Sunday evening behind a Little Rock grocery store, authorities said....

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Little Rock liquor store robbed at gunpoint, authorities say
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Little Rock liquor store robbed at gunpoint, authorities say

A Little Rock liquor store was held up by an armed robber Wednesday evening, according to a police report....

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Owner: District Fare part of plans for restaurant project in Little Rock's Hillcrest neighborhood
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Owner: District Fare part of plans for restaurant project in Little Rock's Hillcrest neighborhood

The new owner of District Fare says the sandwich shop and specialty store in Little Rock’s Hillcrest neighborhood will be part of his new...

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VIDEO: Police ask for community help with Little Rock neighborhood's 3 unsolved homicides
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VIDEO: Police ask for community help with Little Rock neighborhood's 3 unsolved homicides

The Little Rock Police Department is seeking community help to solve three homicides in the South End neighborhood....

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Central Arkansas grocery store robbed at gunpoint, employee tells police
News 2 months ago
Central Arkansas grocery store robbed at gunpoint, employee tells police

A Pulaski County grocery store was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night, according to a police report....

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With Little Rock renovation, nonprofit kicks off worldwide effort to create housing for homeless, working poor
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With Little Rock renovation, nonprofit kicks off worldwide effort to create housing for homeless, working poor

Shiny hardwood floors and two plant-filled window boxes on Tuesday marked an east Little Rock home's completed renovation, which was funded by a...

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LR board plans votes on $2.4M in new projects
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LR board plans votes on $2.4M in new projects

Little Rock is moving forward this week with proposals for about $2.4 million worth of sidewalk, drainage and other public works improvement...

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BURGLARIES: Mapping recent reports in Little Rock, North Little Rock
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BURGLARIES: Mapping recent reports in Little Rock, North Little Rock

The following burglaries are from reports collected from the Little Rock and North Little Rock police departments. The names listed are of those...

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Restaurant or pub planned as part of $200,000 redo of historic buildings in Little Rock's Stifft Station neighborhood
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Restaurant or pub planned as part of $200,000 redo of historic buildings in Little Rock's Stifft Station neighborhood

A restaurant or pub is planned as part of a $200,000 redevelopment of two historic buildings on West Markham Street in the Stifft Station area of...

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Cemetery for black settlers pitched for U.S. historic list
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Cemetery for black settlers pitched for U.S. historic list

A cemetery for black settlers of Conway County and a towboat ferry on the Ouachita River are two of the 12 Arkansas properties being nominated to...

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LR mayor hopefuls give views on improving city
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LR mayor hopefuls give views on improving city

Economic development, community policing and millennials were among the hot-button issues when the four candidates for Little Rock mayor introduced...

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Home of Helm on Historic Register
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Home of Helm on Historic Register

Levon Helm's boyhood home in Marvell was added Wednesday to the Arkansas Register of Historic Places. It was a victory of sorts for Ann Ballard...

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Starbucks set to replace one of Little Rock's former Dunkin' Donuts locations
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Starbucks set to replace one of Little Rock's former Dunkin' Donuts locations

Little Rock residents in need of a coffee fix will soon have another Starbucks to visit. According to a Tuesday news release, the former Dunkin'...

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Little Rock police SWAT team called to neighborhood near UAMS
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Little Rock police SWAT team called to neighborhood near UAMS

Little Rock police said the agency's SWAT team has been called Tuesday morning to a neighborhood near UAMS Medical Center. The department wrote on...

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Suit alleges homes law in Newark targets poor
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Suit alleges homes law in Newark targets poor

A ban on mobile homes based on price rather than livability discriminates against poor people at a time when housing options are limited, a federal...

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Old prison holds promise in aiding vets, group states
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Old prison holds promise in aiding vets, group states

A group of Arkansas veterans hopes to soon transform a near-defunct prison complex into an enclave for recovering ex-military members. The 52-acre...

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Fayetteville mayor wants all involved to discuss city's public housing
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Fayetteville mayor wants all involved to discuss city's public housing

FAYETTEVILLE-- City administrators hope residents, neighbors, Housing Authority officials and City Council members will come together on the future...

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Washington County panel makes no move on permit request
News 3 months ago
Washington County panel makes no move on permit request

FAYETTEVILLE-- A proposed commercial venue denied by the Planning Board in May, but appealed to the Quorum Court, will be considered again next...

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Sears-site redevelopment gets LR board's thumbs up
News 3 months ago
Sears-site redevelopment gets LR board's thumbs up

Plans are in place for a multimillion-dollar redevelopment of the site of Little Rock's shuttered Sears store, with the construction of several new...

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City in Arkansas discriminates against poor people with mobile-home ordinance, lawsuit contends
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City in Arkansas discriminates against poor people with mobile-home ordinance, lawsuit contends

Five Independence County residents say in a lawsuit that the city of Newark is discriminating against poor people by banning the placement of...

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Summer a hot time for school facility work
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Summer a hot time for school facility work

The kids may be gone, but schools still see plenty of activity during the summer as officials prepare their buildings for another academic year....

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