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Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Today's headline

Posted By on Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 5:37 AM

At 5 p.m. today, the Little Rock Advertising and Promotion Commission will offer one hour -- and one hour only -- to hear public comments from the very unhappy people who worked and raised money to turn Curran Hall, a historic downtown residence, into a visitors center for LR. They belive A&P has reneged on its commitment to operate the center. (A&P says the traffic doesn't justify the expense.) The critics question a compromise by which the Clinton School of Public Service will keep the structure open as an auxiliary class location, with a small kiosk to provide visitor information. The visitor center proponents have filed a series of FOI requests on commission spending practices as a wedge in their defense.

The meeting is being limited to an hour, A&P says, so that members can attend a City
Board meeting at 6.

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