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Little Rock Voters Support Penny Tax Increase - September 12, 2011 (Talk Business)

Little Rock One Cent Tax Passes - September 13, 2011 (KATV 7)

LR sales tax increase passes - September 13, 2011 (Arkansas Online)

Little Rock voters approve sales tax increase - September 13, 2011 (Arkansas Times)

LR voters approve 1% sales tax increase - September 13, 2011 (Fox 16)

Sales tax initiative passes in Little Rock - September 14, 2011 (THV 11)

LR voters approve jump in sales tax - September 14, 2011 (Arkansas Online)

Little Rock mayor lays out plans for money raised by 1-cent sales tax - September 14, 2011 (THV 11)

The morning after: Little Rock raises its sales tax - September 16, 2011 (Arkansas Online)

LR police recruit for positions funded by tax - September 19, 2011 (Arkansas Online)

Voters Pass Sales Tax Increase In Little Rock, AR - September 20, 2011 (Thompson Reuters)

Little Rock City Directors Call for Tax Oversight Committee - September 23, 2011 (KATV 7)

City directors want role in picking panel - September 23, 2011 (KATV 7)

LR sales-tax ballot tallies are certified - September 24, 2011 (Arkansas Online)

LR panel for sales tax seeks applicant - October 21, 2011 (Arkansas Online)

With new tax cash coming, LR spending hinges on timing - November 6, 2011 Arkansas Online)

LR's 2012 budget plan up 18% for largest ever; Boosted tax will add, restore 100-plus jobs - November 23, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

LR police to use tax to go digital - November 27, 2011 (Arkansas Online)

With tax revenue on way, LR adds: Focus shifted away from cuts - December 6, 2011 (Arkansas Online)

LR mints diverse class of police officers - December 8, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LR police force faces shake-up - December 9, 2011 (Arkansas Online)

LR council OKs purchase of $9 million radio system - December 21, 2011 (Arkansas Online)

Beginning today, LR's sales tax increases to 8.5% - January 1, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LR vows crime-fighting support - January 18, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LR plans look at how to use increased tax - January 23, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LR board holds off vote on spending - January 25, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

Residents welcome drainage plan - January 29, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LR police aim to fill 60 jobs; 1,100 respond - January 30, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

Board debates sales-tax divvy- February 1, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LR street, drain work to start in March - February 9, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LR police hub gets funding - February 11, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LR directors debate how to divvy tax-rise - February 15, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LR board OKs plan to divvy up tax's take for capital projects - February 22, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

Appointment of Little Rock Citizen's Evaluation of New Tax Committee (LRCENT) - February 8, 2012 (KARK 4)

Little Rock Cent Committee Meets for First Time - March 5, 2012 (Fox 16)

LR sales tax committee promises transparency - March 5, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

Zoo playground opens for all kids: $100,000 facility expands ranges of age, ability welcome to join the fun - March 10, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

Police ask LR for 36 new vehicles - March 18, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LR board set to vote on pension change - March 19, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

LR's take of 1% tax meeting projection - March 30, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

Dog park in works for LR's downtown - March 31, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LR group unleashes new-dog-park ideas - April 1, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LR sales tax committee meets for first time - April 18, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

Little Rock Cent meeting convenes - April 18, 2012 (THV 11)

Panel gets peek at LR tax revenue plans - April 19, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

Animal shelter plans expansion - May 7, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LRCENT Project Kicks Off - May 23, 2012 (THV 11)

LR begins tax projects - May 25, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

State Fair will stay in LR, panel decides - June 15, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LR gears for pilot program on hiring; It pairs mentors, youth in city jobs - June 17, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

Two LR bus routes stalled until October - June 20, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

More city units tell how tax to be spent - June 21, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

Little Rock's Plan Sways Board, State Fair to Stay Put- June 14, 2012 (Arkansas Business)

Arkansas State Fair to stay in Little Rock - June 14, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LRCENT Committee getting update from city - June 20, 2012 (THV 11)

LR sales tax committee reviews spending plans - June 20, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

Ward by ward, LR compiles list of to-do projects - August 5, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LR ready to rebuild destroyed center - August 21, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

Zoo receives AZA accreditation - September 9, 2012 (Fox 16)

Little Rock Zoo accredited after 1-year wait - September 11, 2012 (THV 11)

Little Rock Zoo receives accreditation after amends - September 12, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

Barton Coliseum ready for influx of fix-up cash - September 28, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LR board advances 3 projects - October 2, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

Shackleford Road closed for repairs - October 18, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

Programs seek to train, employ freed convicts - October 24, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LR police substation on hold - December 4, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

Talks falter, LR hunts new police site in west - December 9, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LR opens 21st fire station, plans another in southwest - December 11, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

LR agencies give update on how tax increase used - December 13, 2012 (Arkansas Online)

Board rejects limit on tech-park funds - January 24, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

Community center seek upgrades to workout gear - January 29, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

Youth-program funds stir debate at meeting - March 13, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

LR OKs contracts for youth programs - March 27, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

New dog park has tails wagging - March 29, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

Meeting set on street, drainage projects - April 9, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

LR sets priorities for spending tax 103 projects split in 7 wards - April 29, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

Street-project plans altered for 2 LR wards - May 15, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

LR board Oks capital-improvement list - May 22, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

Resolution to start projects set for vote by LR directors - May 29, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

LR moving to build police, fire facilities - June 9, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

LR to decide on final Welspun boost - June 14, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

12th Street project raises cost concern - June 15, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

LR board approves cost increase for police station - June 19, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

LR sales-tax growth misses 2% forecast - June 20, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

Board Oks measures to aid jet, power-grid - August 7, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

Pension plan goes to board - August 19, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

LR directors to vote on new pension plan - August 26, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

Pension rise OK'd for non-uniformed LR workers - August 28, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

Sales-tax panel hears LR's take lags, but not why - September 19, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

Increase in LR sales tax nets $23 million in 6 months - September 19, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

LR police pension-fund merger Ok'd - October 16, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

LR reopens bid for new police substation - November 12, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

LR board vote on bid for soccer-field contract - November 19, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

Zoo matchmaking begets 4 new tigers - November 22, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

Money for southwest fire-station land on LR board's agenda - December 1, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

Center, fire station deals OK'd by board - December 4, 2013 (Arkansas Online)

Little Rock's New Sidewalks Provide Paths to the Future (Workforce Development - Winner, 20,000+) - December 9, 2013 (Arkansas Business)

LR overseers of 2011 taxes get '13 review - December 26, 2013 (Arkansas Online)