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Jun 01
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Direct flights from Little Rock to Los Angeles kick off June 4

Beginning Thursday, Little Rock and Los Angeles will be directly connected, at least for the summer.
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May 26
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Restaurants made reasonable

13 filling dining options that won’t drain your pocketbook

Maybe it’s an occasional treat to relax and enjoy a meal out, or maybe it’s a necessity. Perhaps you eat lunch out most days on your break from work, and a sandwich or frozen dinne...
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May 26
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“Land of downriver people”

Quapaw Tribe seeks connection to Arkansas roots

One group that once called Arkansas home, the Quapaw tribe, is one of the few that claim its origins began in the land that became the state and is now aiming to preserve its histo...
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May 26
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A go-getter

Pulaski Country Youth Services Director Jamie Scott oversees program growth, grant applications

Jamie Scott has only served as the Pulaski County Youth Services director since February, but she is already earning rave reviews with quick progress.
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May 26
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An Argentine arrival

Coffee, pastry shop Sunrise Cafe Boutique presents tastes suited for metro diners

While Little Rock is no cosmopolitan, diverse culture center such as New York or Chicago, residents still have a small hodgepodge of ethnic-themed dining for our enjoyment. Want Br...
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May 26
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Charlie Wilson makes Forever Charlie Tour stop at Verizon

Kanye West. Snoop Dogg. Pharrell. Justin Timberlake. T-Pain. These are just a few of the many artists who have had the insanely lucky privilege of working with legendary R&B singer...
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May 26
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Goodwill finalist for $25K State Farm grant

Shannon Hills, the community just south of Alexander, is getting a new Italian restaurant. A sign has been up for several months reading, “Coming soon.”
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May 26
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Childhood vaccination still a gray area in state politics

With the measles outbreak on the West Coast in late 2014, the issue of vaccinations and philosophical exemptions have been in the spotlight. Two states have moved forward legislati...
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May 26
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Sherwood assistant living center chief wins leadership award

Assisted living facilities across the country are working to improve their image, trading chairs and TVs for musical acts and tennis.
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May 26
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Merry Clayton for vice president

Right On: A column by Bill Vickery

Being vice president is like being Merry Clayton. She sang those great high parts on the Stones’ “Gimme Shelter.” She’s absolutely critical for the success of that record, but when...
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May 26
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Julian Castro right fit for Democrats

The Arkansister: A column by Jessica DeLoach Sabin

There is one conversation I have waited to wade into so early into the 2016 presidential election cycle. But now that Arkansas may soon join the ranks of several other Southern sta...
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May 26
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Top 10 all-time baseball movies

Going Deep: A sports column by Nate Olson

Somehow, over the past few weeks, I’ve managed to watch four baseball movies.
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May 26
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Kid Rock to play in Rogers on Sept. 25

Southern rock singer Kid Rock will appear at the Walmart AMP in Rogers on Sept. 25, the performing arts venue said Tuesday.
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May 22
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Jackson Browne to play Northwest Arkansas in October

Singer and songwriter Jackson Browne will make a concert tour stop in Northwest Arkansas in October, Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion officials announced Friday.
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May 19
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Sheryl Crow back to her roots

Often dubbed as one of the world’s biggest female rock stars, Riverfest 2015 headliner Sheryl Crow isn’t taking many phone calls these days. Concentrating nearly all her energy on ...
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May 19
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Going 'Over the Edge'

Riverfest is back again. Since its humble beginnings as a festival showcasing arts at Murray Park in 1978, it has grown larger and is the largest Memorial Day weekend attraction in...
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May 19
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Doing DAM-goode

Damgoode pies settles into River Market location with brewery, tweaked style

Pizza lovers in Arkansas have no shortage of choices for their favorite pie. In the Little Rock area alone, options run the gamut from Neapolitan style to thin crust, to deep dish ...
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May 19
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First lady of Riverfest

Annual festival is a longtime labor of love for Executive Director DeAnna Korte

In 1993, DeAnna Korte got her first taste of Riverfest when she attended with her then-husband and their two young sons. Fresh off a move from Oklahoma City, Korte had no idea the ...
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May 19
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Grampa's Catfish House plans move to Bryant

Dallas-based fast-casual pizza chain Pie Five Pizza, is ready to share its fast, made-to-order, handcrafted pizzas with the great state of Arkansas. Earlier this month, Pie Five an...
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