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State to open bids on 47 road, bridge projects

Span replacement expected to exceed $80 million tag

Subscriber onlyMore than three and a half years after it decided the Broadway Bridge must be replaced, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will open bids on the project Wednesday. Continue reading...

Trial in deaths of 2 delayed by appeals

Subscriber onlySix years after Sherwood couple Tom and Jill Estes were beaten to death in a St. Louis suburb in what police say was part of a two-state killing spree, their accused killer will stand trial. Continue reading...

Jackson County covets prison

Five counties formally express interest in 1,000-bed lockup

Subscriber onlyJackson County is joining at least four other Arkansas counties that have expressed interest in seeking the construction of a state prison in their respective areas. Continue reading...

NLR to enforce nuisance code starting Jan. 1

Subscriber onlyCode enforcement officers will start ticketing North Little Rock residents after Jan. 1 for having unsightly items outside their homes, a result of recent City Council legislation meant to clean up neighborhoods. Continue reading...

LR plan envisions parked cars as buffers for bicycle lanes

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock's bicycle and pedestrian coordinator wants to add a protected bike lane to a section of South Louisiana Street downtown when the street is resurfaced later this month. Continue reading...

Pine Bluff ponders options for old library

Committee gathers ideas for new building or renovation of 1960s structure

Subscriber onlyPINE BLUFF -- Library officials in Pine Bluff know they need a new facility or a major renovation to the old one, but details on what exactly will be done remain unsettled. Continue reading...

Marsalis jazz family plays sweet music for LR crowd

Subscriber onlyDelfeayo Marsalis, a member of the Marsalis family of jazz musicians, showed a Little Rock audience his talent for giving sex appeal to the trombone, which seems to stand in the shadow of the trumpet or saxophone. Continue reading...

Men's chorus jives to '50s

Subscriber onlyHow much you'll enjoy the River City Men's Chorus' season-opening concert depends a good deal on how nostalgic you are for 60-year-old-plus classic tunes. Continue reading...

Ex-POW to open series at Harding

Subscriber onlySEARCY -- Retired Col. Lee Ellis will give the first presentation in Harding University's 2014-15 American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series on Thursday. Continue reading...

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Police beat

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Fighting for fitness

Innovative workout groups at Camp Robinson and Little Rock AFB help members pass their tests

Subscriber onlyIt's 5 a.m. and Redo Reed is reporting for duty. Continue reading...

Saline County group to train for marathon

Subscriber onlyA branch of the Little Rock Marathon's free training team is forming in Saline County. Continue reading...

First 500 racers can do the Country Run for free

Subscriber onlyCowboy boots and overalls aren't exactly typical running gear, and they certainly wouldn't lower a runner's race time, but they're encouraged for the Country Run, where time doesn't matter anyway. Continue reading...

'08 caucus loss pervades Clinton's return to Iowa

Subscriber onlyHillary Rodham Clinton returns to Iowa this weekend for the first time since her loss in the 2008 presidential caucuses, arriving as the undeclared frontrunner for the 2016 Democratic nomination but still trailed by criticisms about her first campaign. Continue reading...

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