Also: a legislative committee meeting on the FOIA law, former school board member John Riggs thinks it's time to talk about the state taking over the LRSD, Burns Park plans to reopen the Rocket Slide and more.
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Add former Little Rock School Board President John Riggs to the ongoing discussion here about tough decisions facing the Little Rock School District. He's another who thinks a state takeover might be the only way to break through to positive changes. /more/
North Little Rock will again have a Rocket Slide as a premier playground attraction for kids in Burns Park. The earlier version, something of a city icon, was damaged by vandals earlier in the year. /more/
Legislators in town this week for orientation need bring no money for drinks and eats — special interests are picking up the tab three meals a day. The business lobby runs the social calendar for the Arkansas legislature, ethics amendment or no ethics amendment.
A college student and his dad who visited a gun range over the weekend for some bonding time over target practice were told to leave after the owner grew suspicious that the pair were...Muslims! Nope, not Muslims — they just happened to not be white. Either way, though, it's rank discrimination.