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LRSD superintendent says no decision yet on whether striking teachers will be disciplined or terminated

Little Rock School District Superintendent Mike Poore said that the district has not decided how or if it will discipline teachers who strike on Thursday. He said all schools would remain open.

Hate crimes dip nationally in 2018, rise in Arkansas

The FBI's annual release of hate crime statistics showed a small decrease in 2018 though the release indicates that reporting isn't comprehensive yet. Participation of local and state agencies isn't mandatory.

UPDATE: Joyce Elliott to oppose French Hill in 2nd District

Filing for political office closes today and one of the last-minute surprises will be Sen. Joyce Elliott's entry in the 2nd Congressional District race against incumbent Republican Rep. French Hill.

LRSD nurse director in email: 'more injuries and visits to the nurse when there are substitutes' UPDATE

Margo Bushmiaer, director of nurses at the Little Rock School District, warned school district nurses that they will see more student injuries with a large number of substitute teachers in an email that the Arkansas Times has obtained. Meanwhile, the district is stonewalling efforts to find out information about how background checks were conducted on prospective substitute teachers.

Plans underway to reopen pipeline that burst in Arkansas

Central Arkansas Water has been informed that plans are underway to restart the Pegasus pipeline, which ruptured in Arkansas in 2013.

Mahony exits race against Tom Cotton

A facebook post indicates Democrat Josh Mahony has dropped out of the U.S. Senate race against Tom Cotton.

The Chad Morris buyout terms

Reviewing the terms of fired football coach Chad Morris' contract and its $10 million buyout provision.

Michael Bloomberg files in Arkansas, along with 17 other Democrats

Michael Bloomberg will do the honors himself to file this morning for a place on the presidential primary ballot in Arkansas.

New Episode of the Heapng Spoonful podcast: Don Dugan of Dugan's Pub & Dizzy's Gypsy Bistro

Don Dugan, the owner/operator of Dugan's Pub and Dizzy's Gypsy Bistro, talks about the long, strange trip that led him in and out of the restaurant business before he emerged as the owner of two of Little Rock's top downtown eateries.

UPDATE: Vote suppression watch from an expert

A progressive Democrat with relevant experience talks about ways to encourage more voting and may turn up an area agreement with a highly partisan Republican.

Brunch, Not Just for Weekends!

Red Door’s award-winning weekend brunch and breakfast are also available during the week.

Acting director Bryan Malinowski picked to head Clinton National Airport

The Little Rock Airport Commission today unanimously chose Interim Airport Director Bryan Malinowski as executive director. He succeeds Ron Mathieu, who took a job in Birmingham in June.

Modern-day Harriet Tubman protests Confederate statue in Bentonville

A protestor dressed as Harriet Tubman demonstrated against Bentonville's Confederate statue Sunday.

Two found dead on Nichols Road

Police say two people were found dead this morning on Nichols Road.

Quorum Court tables election commission ordinance

Little Rock’s Best Plate Lunch? Loca Luna!

When Mark Abernathy opened Loca Luna 22 years ago, he started out with clever, creative lunch items.

Plant expansion announced in Eudora

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission announced today that Superior Group of Companies will invest $10 million and add 125 jobs over the next five years to its distribution center in Eudora.

Little Rock Education Association announces one-day strike UPDATE

A one-day strike is planned Thursday by teachers in the Little Rock School District.

Filings: All over but the judges and prosecutors UPDATE

A herd of Democratic presidential candidates and some increased vigor in Democratic legislative filings were among items of note as political filing ended today.

Four shot during Sunday filming of music video

KATV reports that four people suffered gunshot wounds, including three children, in a drive-by shooting during the filming of a rap music video Sunday afternoon.

State of the Art 2020: Momentary, CBMAA announce artists

Sixty artists, including at least two with ties to Arkansas and a third whose works are on exhibit now in Little Rock, have been selected for "State of the Art 2020," the opening exhibition of the Momentary contemporary art space in Bentonville on Feb. 22.

Allied bike factory leaving LR for Rogers: Update

Allied Cycle Works opened its plant in Little Rock in 2016, and was at the time one of the few makers of carbon-fiber bikes in the U.S.

Here's the final list of Pulaski County filings

Filing is complete, though all candidates have not been certified yet, for seats on the Pulaski County Quorum Court and for two constable positions.

Veterans Day video includes teacher strike and football coach firing

Today's video includes a teachers strike and a football coach's firing.
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