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  Little Rock, Arkansas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The city of North Little Rock was once the 8th ward of Little Rock.
Little Rock is located on the south bank of the Arkansas River in Central Arkansas.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock was founded in 1927 as Little Rock Junior College under the supervision of the city Board of Education.
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 North Little Rock, Arkansas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
North Little Rock is a city located across the Arkansas River from Little Rock in Pulaski County, Arkansas.
As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 60,433, ranking it as the third most populous city in the state behind Little Rock and Fort Smith.
It is home to the Arkansas Twisters of the af2 arena football league and the Arkansas RimRockers of the NBA D-League (both of which play at ALLTEL Arena), and is the future home of the Arkansas Travelers minor league baseball team.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/North_Little_Rock,_Arkansas   (613 words)

  
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The Little Rock High School incident of 1957 in Arkansas brought international attention to the civil rights cause.
What happened at Little Rock surprised many as the school board and the city’s mayor both agreed that token efforts should be made to accept the law desegregating schools.
By this time, Little Rock was in a state whereby the people could have become very violent and law and order could have disintegrated.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /little_rock.htm   (1061 words)

  
 Little Rock Central High 40th Anniversary
Little Rock felt it could break down the barriers of segregation in its schools with a carefully developed program.
On September 2, the night before school was to start, Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus called out the state's National Guard to surround Little Rock Central High School and prevent any fl students from entering in order to protect citizens and property from possible violence by protesters he claimed were headed in caravans toward Little Rock.
From a symposium on the historical perspective of the crisis at Central High to a birthday party for all the school's alumni to celebrate the 70th birthday of the magnificent building, the events of September 20-28, 1997, were exciting and memorable.
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 Little Rock Central High 40th Anniversary - The 1957-58 School Year
The Little Rock School Board files a request for permission to delay integration until the concept of "all deliberate speed" is defined and until effective legal means exists for integrating the schools without impairing the quality of the educational programs.
Little Rock Chamber of Commerce votes 819 to 245 in favor of reopening the schools on a controlled minimum plan of integration acceptable to the federal courts.
This time Little Rock police take the offensive, quickly arresting 21 and calling in fire hoses to be turned on the remaining crowd, which dispersed.
www.centralhigh57.org /1957-58.htm   (1604 words)

  
 LIT - Little Rock National Airport flights & airlines serving Arkansas
There are more than 150 flight arrivals and departures at Little Rock each day, with non-stop jet service to 18 national/international gateway cities, making Little Rock truly one stop away from the world.
Little Rock National is served by American Eagle, Continental Express, Delta, Delta Connection, Frontier, Northwest, Northwest Airlink, Southwest and US Airways Express.
At Little Rock National, we believe that we must build today to be ready for tomorrow.
lrn-airport.com   (364 words)

  
 Little Rock, Arkansas at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is the capital of the U.S. state of Arkansas and the county seat of Pulaski County.
The Arkansas State Capitol Building is a smaller-scale replica of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. The Arkansas River runs past Little Rock.
Little Rock is home to the headquarters of Dillard's, and TCBY.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Little_Rock,_Arkansas.html   (593 words)

  
 Little Rock, Arkansas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Little Rock, the capital of Arkansas, is situated on the Arkansas River approximately in the center of the state.
The second service is the North Little Rock Loop, which begins at the Little Rock end of the bridge (Chamber of Commerce stop), crosses the Arkansas River to Main and Washington in North Little Rock, then runs to Broadway after a stop at N. Little Rock City Hall and adjacent to the Alltel domed arena.
On the Little Rock Loop, Scott and Markham, the main junction, is the location of the Statehouse Convention Center.
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 Little Rock, Arkansas
Little Rock is the capitol and largest city of Arkansas.
Little Rock is a Port with a unique intermodal transportation center.
The Little Rock museum also boasts nationally recognized collections of Civil War battle flags, the inaugural gowns of governors' wives, Arkansas art pottery, and African-American quilts.
www.thenationwidedirectory.com /users/littlerock   (419 words)

  
 Little Rock Arkansas - Capital City - Pulaski County
The Capital City of Little Rock employs over 2500 individuals in fourteen different city departments including the police and fire departments.
Check out the Little Rock Calendar of Events or volunteer to serve on a community program.
The city of Little Rock is pleased to provide you with 24 hour access to online information and services.
www.littlerock.org   (166 words)

  
 Little Rock Arkansas attractions lodging restaurants events & discounts
Little Rock is located in the Central Region.
Mostly Cloudy, 75°F. Arkansas's capital city, Little Rock began on the Arkansas River and years later it's still the place to be with the bustling River Market District featuring restaurants, shops, bars, museums and hotels.
Numerous museums covering everything from science and Arkansas history to the role of the military in the state and Black history are also found here.
www.arkansas.com /city-listings/city_detail/city/Little+Rock   (287 words)

  
 USCM | Neighborhood Roll-Off | Little Rock, Arkansas
Many of the neighborhoods in Little Rock were unable to coordinate large scale cleanups.
The City of Little Rock's Sanitation Section, in conjunction with the Department of Neighborhoods and Planning, provides 20-cubic-yard roll-off containers for coordinated clean-ups by private citizens, neighborhood organizations, and volunteer groups.
As traffic has increased in the Little Rock metropolitan area during the past few years the risk of our employees being involved in vehicular accidents has increased as well.
www.usmayors.org /USCM/best_practices/bp_volume_2/littlero.htm   (830 words)

  
 We Shall Overcome -- Little Rock Central High School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Little Rock High School, now Central High School National Historic Site, is a national emblem of the often violent struggle over school desegregation.
Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site was designated a unit of the National Park Service on November 6, 1998.
It is located at the intersection of 14th and Park Streets in Little Rock, Arkansas.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/civilrights/ak1.htm   (443 words)

  
 Arkansas Arts Center - Museum of Art, Children Theater, Arkansas artists, gallery tours, museum shop, performing, ...
For over 30 years, the Arkansas Arts Center has been steadfastly committed to building a collection of unique works on paper, primarily American and European, from the Renaissance to the present.
The Arkansas Arts Center Library is one of the primary centers for the history and documentation of art in the state.
The Arkansas Arts Center Online was created to provide a variety of experiences in the visual and performing arts for scholars, researchers and students; for adults and children; for the simply curious and for future visitors to Arkansas and Little Rock.
www.arkarts.com   (578 words)

  
 UALR Trojans - The Official Site of the UALR Trojan Athletic Department
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — UALR soccer head coach Greg Hess announced today that the Trojans have received two more in-state commitments for the 2006 season, bringing the size of their incoming class to 12 players.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—UALR women’s tennis senior Bindiya Parekh and men’s tennis sophomore Juan Carlos Nunez were named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District At-Large first and second teams respectively for their accomplishments on and off the court.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Former UALR standout Stephen Smitherman made his debut for the Mobile BayBears of the Southern League on Monday, May 23 and promptly ripped a home run to left in his first at-bat.
www.ualrtrojans.com   (364 words)

  
 1957 Desegregation at Little Rock, Arkansas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, had declared that school segregation in the South was unconstitutional, many Southern states refused to integrate their schools.
Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas was one such school.
As a result of the Little Rock incident and the continuing subordinance in southern schools the Eisenhower administration passed the Civil Rights Bill of 1960, the first Civil Rights law to be passed in 80 years.
www.eisenhowerbirthplace.org /legacy/ike0003.htm   (268 words)

  
 Little Rock Arkansas Bass Fishing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In June, the bass are moving from the shallow backwater areas to the slightly cooler, better-aerated main channel of the river, and they can be difficult to find at this time of year.
Night-fishing can be effective on the Arkansas River, but fishing early and late in the day will usually produce action just as good, as will fishing during periods of heavy overcast or summer rainstorms.
Sandbars, submerged logs and other nasty surprises are common in the Arkansas River, and one of them can ruin not only your day but the rest of your life as well.
www.arkansassportsmanmag.com /fishing/bass-fishing/ar_aa060404a   (2546 words)

  
 Little Rock Arkansas Crappie Fishing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
When the editor of Arkansas Sportsman asked me to write this piece, he told me to focus on a single body of water that provides the "best bet" for central Arkansas crappie fishing.
But since there are several good summer crappie fisheries in and near Little Rock, I couldn't for the life of me figure out which one to call the best.
He regularly fishes the clearwater lakes of Arkansas for crappie, and from June through September, almost 100 percent of his crappie fishing is done at night.
www.arkansassportsmanmag.com /fishing/crappies-panfish-fishing/ar_aa070403a   (2524 words)

  
 LITLE ROCK
Escorted by United States troops, nine fl students walk up the stairs to the main entrance of Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas, on the first full day of integration, September 25, 1957.
Southern obstructionists met their first major setback in Little Rock, Arkansas.
The governor's bold defiance of the federal courts compelled President Eisenhower, who was no supporter of school integration, to send in army troops and federalize the Arkansas National Guard in order to ensure peaceful compliance with the court order.
www.africanaonline.com /litle_rock.htm   (406 words)

  
 NLR
Located on the north bank of the Arkansas River in the center of the state of Arkansas, it is served by five interstate highways: I-30, I-40, I-430, and I-440; and Highways 67/167 and 65.
Specialty shops, antiques and restaurants are in abundance - North Little Rock has it all.
And on the bank of the Arkansas River in North Little Rock is the ALLTEL Arena, central Arkansas' state-of-the-art center for sports and entertainment events.
www.northlittlerock.org   (184 words)

  
 Little Rock, Arkansas (AR) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hotels, hospitals, schools, crime
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 Little Rock School Integration Crisis
On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Brown vs. Topeka Board of Education that segregated schools are "inherently unequal." In September 1957, as a result of that ruling, nine African-American students enrolled at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.
The ensuing struggle between segregationists and integrationists, the State of Arkansas and the federal government, President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus has become known in modern American history as the "Little Rock Crisis." The crisis gained attention world-wide.
When Governor Faubus ordered the Arkansas National Guard to surround Central High School to keep the nine students from entering the school, President Eisenhower ordered the 101st Airborne Division into Little Rock to insure the safety of the "Little Rock Nine" and that the rulings of the Supreme Court were upheld.
www.eisenhower.utexas.edu /dl/LittleRock/littlerockdocuments.html   (653 words)

  
 LITTLEROCKinfo - Information for Little Rock Arkansas
Because of scheduling conflicts in the River Market, events in May and September will be held the second Thursday of the month.
Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum and USS Razorback Submarine.
2 p.m., Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum (near the U.S.S. Razorback in North Little Rock).
www.littlerockinfo.com   (366 words)

  
 Arkansas Cycling & Fitness of Little Rock, Arkansas
Arkansas Cycling and Fitness, we are dedicated to giving you the finest in service and products.
All of the staff at Arkansas Cycling and Fitness are avid riders.
And with two convenient locations in town, you won't have to drive far to see us.
www.arkansascycling.com   (148 words)

  
 Arkansas State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
Arkansas Vacations - Compare prices, read user reviews of hotels and search for travel deals to Arkansas.
The twenty-five white stars around the diamond mean that Arkansas was the twenty-fifth state to join the Union.
The top of four stars in the center represents that Arkansas was a member of the Confederate States during the Civil War.
www.50states.com /arkansas.htm   (249 words)

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