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How Will Minimum Wage Increase Impact State Economy?

How Will Minimum Wage Increase Impact State Economy?
Arkansas Matters LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Voters Tuesday approved a new law to increase the minimum wage. While the ballot question passed by a two-to-one margin, not everyone agrees on how it will impact the state's economy. We caught up with Herbert Denson after work as he sat down for…

Woman’s dream of helping homeless spreads to 39 states

Woman’s dream of helping homeless spreads to 39 states
USA Today Being homeless as an adult is unimaginable and even more so if children are the ones who don't have a place to call home. Many Little Rock, Arkansas families face this harsh reality daily. As a young girl growing up in Little rock, Georgia Mjartan, recognized the toll…

Our House Children’s Center Grand Opening

Our House Children’s Center Grand Opening
By Little Rock Soiree Our House celebrated the grand opening of its new children’s center with donors and volunteers. The event included lunch, a carnival and family activities, as well as tours of the new facility. Georgia Mjartan with her parents, Peter and Karen Miller, and her daughter, Melody Jason…

Homeless get time to shine with Shakespeare

Homeless get time to shine with Shakespeare
Arkansas Online By Jennifer Nixon Many people pretend the homeless don’t exist. But when they’re standing on a stage, reciting familiar, 500-year-old words, they’re hard to ignore. Shakespeare at the Shelter takes the working homeless, an often invisible population, and puts them square in the spotlight. This is the third…

It’s All for the Kids

It’s All for the Kids
At Home In Arkansas Styled By: Chip Jones Photographer: Rett Peek Author: Tiffany Burgess Adams For full photo gallery click here. Imagine a group of 50 children along with their teachers doing homework, playing games, and working on educational activities in a 65-year-old, 7,000-square-foot ambulance garage that is also shared with…