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$4.3 million Little Rock port expansion up for a vote tonight

If approved, the proposed land would boost both economic development and environmental conservation, said Bryan Day, executive director of the Port of Little Rock.
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Quapaws strike deal to sell land at Little Rock Port

The board of the Little Rock Port Authority is expected today to approve plans to purchase more than 150 acres near the port currently owned by the Quapaw tribe of Oklahoma, an end to five years of controversy related to potential use of the property for a casino.

Quapaws meet resistance at Little Rock Port

Something's up relative to the long-delayed action by the Little Rock Port Authority on a memorandum of understanding with the Quapaw Tribe about use of its land near the port. Looks like that agreement is dead.

No movement on LR Port understanding with Quapaw tribe

The Little Rock Port Authority has been working for a year on a memorandum of understanding with the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma about the tribe's use of ancestral land purchased near the port. The memorandum has been drafted and the tribe has agreed to its terms. But the board of the Port Authority still hasn't adopted it.

Witness against Howard leaves court in a huff

On Wednesday, Tim Howard’s defense attorneys undercut the credibility of the woman who, for a while, looked like the state’s star witness.

Bicyclists call for safer streets in Little Rock

Diane McConnell, who'd been rendered unconscious since a Nov. 11 accident in which she was hit by a car while riding her bicycle in the Heights, died Tuesday.

Pedestrian and bike safety campaign downtown

The City of Little Rock and the Downtown Partnership kick off a new pedestrian safety campaign.

Repairs begin on Union Rescue Mission

A city inspection of the Union Rescue Mission at 3000 Confederate Blvd., which the city has purchased for future use as a day resource center for the homeless, has turned up a number of code violations that needed immediate attention, officials confirmed.

A victory for vegetables

Remember the news I'd passed along about city code enforcement officers shutting down a small farmers market at Pulaski Academy. It will reopen.

Let there be more swimming

Two city swimming pools that were scheduled to close in mid-July because of budget cuts will now stay open until July 31, Assistant City Manager Bryan Day says.