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Easter Seals to host free shredding event

Easter Seals to host free shredding event

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Easter Seas) -- Easter Seals RENEW Recycling is hosting a Community Shred Day in which individuals, schools, churches, and businesses can drop off their paper and secure documents at the Center for Training and Wellness, and we will shred/recycle for free. People can drop off old bank statements, tax returns, bill stubs, and e-waste such as old computers, phones, and printers.

As a thank you, coffee will be provided by Starbucks while volunteers unload your vehicle.

The Shred Day will be Saturday April 26 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 14901 Cantrell Road.

Potbelly Sandwich Shop Coming to Little Rock

Potbelly Sandwich Shop Coming to Little Rock

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Community Institutions team up to create innovative experiential learning program

Community Institutions team up to create innovative experiential learning program

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 22, 2014) – Exalt Education, a Little Rock non-profit organization, and the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, launched on Tuesday an innovative learning program called the Learning Pass.

The Learning Pass initiative will turn the entire city into a classroom by providing middle school students with hands-on, daily, experiential, learning opportunities throughout the community. Four students from the Clinton School of Public Service have established partnerships with more than 15 community institutions to make this unique program possible.

Update: Arkansas candidates address farmers' group

Update: Arkansas candidates address farmers' group

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Republican Senate hopeful and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton on Tuesday defended his vote against the farm bill, saying the measure didn't do enough to cut food stamps. U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor says his GOP rival ignored Arkansas' farmers with his vote.

Speaking at a daylong candidate forum held by the Arkansas Farm Bureau, Cotton said the nearly $100 billion-a-year legislation didn't do enough for the state's farmers and should have included more reforms to cut food stamps' costs. Cotton was the only member of the state's congressional delegation to vote against the bill earlier this year.

Pryor criticized Cotton for the vote in a short pre-recorded video shown to the group.

The group was hearing from candidates for the state's top offices throughout the day.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

 

Arkansas panel OKs projects for Pulaski Co. roads

Arkansas panel OKs projects for Pulaski Co. roads

MAUMELLE, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved bids for improvements to two busy roadways in central Arkansas.

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department announced Tuesday that the commission awarded a $2.1 million contract to resurface 6.2 miles of Maumelle Boulevard in Maumelle. The work will extend west from Interstate 430 to Murphy Drive.

The commission also awarded a $267,000 contract to resurface nearly 1 mile of McCain Boulevard in North Little Rock. The work will extend east from North Hills Boulevard to U.S. 67.

Work on both projects is expected to begin in the next two to four weeks. The North Little Rock project is expected to be complete this spring with the Maumelle project wrapping up this fall.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

 

Controlled burn at Camp Robinson today

Controlled burn at Camp Robinson today

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (ANG) -- The Arkansas National Guard Engineering & Environmental Office will conduct a prescribed burn over approximately 15 acres of land on Camp Robinson Maneuver Training Center in North Little Rock, Ark. beginning at about 1:00 p.m., on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, and will last until approximately 4 p.m.

The prescribed burn will be located in the posts central cantonment area and include the running track facility and south perimeter of the golf course.

The intent of the burn is to clear out underbrush and overgrowth around old concrete foundation structures from previously removed old World War !!-era warehouse and storage facilities. The concrete is scheduled to be removed and the area re-landscaped in the next month.

The Post firefighters and environmental personnel will monitor the activity, and adjacent fire departments are notified as a precaution to ensure public safety for areas neighboring the post.

Blake Shelton coming to Verizon Arena this summer


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Tickets for one of the hottest shows this summer are going on sale soon.

GRAMMY nominee and CMA Awards' reigning "Male Vocalist of the Year" for the 4th consecutive year Blake Shelton will make a stop at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock during his Ten Times Crazier Tour June 22 at 7 p.m. Special guests will be The Band Perry, Dan + Shay, and Neal McCoy.

Tickets for the show go on sale Fri., April 25 at 10 a.m. Prices are $42.50 and $69 with a 6 ticket limit per household.

Tickets available at all Ticketmaster outlets, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Credit Card Entry (formerly Paperless Ticketing) will be used for this concert.