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    Group of companies buys Shackleford Corporate Center in LR for $9.4M

    A consortium of six companies recently paid about $9.4 million for the Shackleford Corporate Center, a five-building office and warehouse complex near Shackleford and Colonel Glenn roads. A group of six limited liability companies paid almost $9.4 million last month for the Shackleford Corporate Center, a five-building office and warehouse complex near Shackleford and Colonel Glenn roads in Little Rock. The 177,550-square-foot complex, at 4201-4217 S. Shackleford Road, is about 83 percent occupied. The tenants include Goodman Distribution, DirecTV, Sherwin Williams and Exide Technologies. The property appraised at $8 million this year. The sellers were SCC Properties LLC, ELAD LLC and Salcor LLC. The buyers were RSH Investments LLC, Beaverdale…

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    Conway: Heads will roll after latest White House leak

    White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Monday she expects to see a staff shakeup in the wake of the furor over leaked comments made during an internal meeting last week. “I had several discussions with the president on this very topic today,” Conway said on Fox News. Asked by “The Story’s” Martha MacCallum if she expects personnel changes as a result, Conway said “I do, actually. Yes, I do.” Conway’s warning came hours after President Trump condemned White House leakers as “traitors and cowards,” and vowed to discover the source of the problem. The White House has been an uproar in recent days after The Hill first reported that communications…

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    Conway pushes CNN’s Stelter to say who he voted for in tense exchange

    White House counselor Kellyanne Conway demanded that CNN media reporter Brian Stelter say who he backed in the 2016 presidential election during a tense exchange on “Reliable Sources” on Sunday. Stelter was pressing Conway on how President Trump knows there was no collusion between his campaign and Russia, as he as stated in his attacks on special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, when Conway asked the question. “If you want to talk about the 2016 election, let’s talk about it,” she said. “I think everything should come out.” Conway asked what evidence Stelter “or anyone at CNN” had that Russian election interference influenced the 2016 presidential election results. “You’re trying to…

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    Viola Elizabeth (nee Stewart) Conway obituary

    Show article text (OCR) COSWAT Of 212 Glenrork Drive, Bethel Park. Pa . on Julv lfi. 1937, Viola, wife ot ‘he le’t Thomas J. Conwav; daughter of Mrs. Efla Stewart of Butler, Pa : ulster of Frank Stewart of A’lan’l. Ga. and Dorothy t’wart ot Svracuse, N’. Y. Friends received at the Hamet Mortuarv. MrMurrav Road in’ar Bethel Church Road i. South Hllla. where services will be held on Frt-dav, Frt-dav, Frt-dav, at 2 p m. Interment In Sun-act Sun-act Sun-act Memorial Park, Source Article

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    Restaurant transitions: Chili’s new location in west Little Rock; Wayback Burgers opening date; North Little Rock Chinese eatery closes

    The Luby’s Cafeteria on West Markham Street near Chenal Parkway was demolished last week to make room for a new west Little Rock location for Chili’s. Business section reporter David Smith’s Sunday “Real Estate Transactions” column detailing an ownership shift at the Village at Pleasant Valley shopping center, North Rodney Parham Road at Interstate 430 in west Little Rock, noted that the center has two major spaces vacant and another opening up this fall. One used to be a grocery store — the former location of Whole Foods (24,000 square feet, originally the second site of Beans, Grains & Things) and the ex-Dixie Cafe (7,500 square feet). Hank Kelley, chief…

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    Minneapolis hopes to grind out a new tunnel deep below downtown

    An underground web of tunnels beneath downtown Minneapolis channels stormwater to the Mississippi River. But with more concrete surfaces and bigger ra Tunnels deep below downtown Minneapolis that deliver torrents of rain from the streets to the Mississippi River are bursting at the seams, and the cost of adding a new one to ease the pressure could show up in residents’ monthly water bills. The $38 million project to dig a new passage 70 to 100 feet beneath Washington Avenue, beside an existing one, would be the largest of its kind downtown since the system was built about 80 years ago. The city has been fixing up its tunnels for…

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    Prestige Buildings Groups to build apartments on former Action Town Florida warehouse in Hialeah – South Florida Business Journal

    The redevelopment of a Hialeah warehouse into apartments will soon begin after the developer secured an $18.3 million construction loan. Conway, Arkansas-based Centennial Bank awarded the mortgage to Amelia Hialeah Holdings, led by Alexander Ruiz of Miami Lakes-based Prestige Builders Group. The 4.8-acre site at 7925 West 2nd Court previously had a warehouse building with indoor amusement center Action Town Florida, but it was demolished in 2017. The project was approved for 150 two-bedroom apartments in nine three-story buildings. The property is just west of Amelia Earhart Park and south of Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport. The developer acquired the site for $5 million in 2016. This is part of a…

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    Japanese outreach coordinator shares culture with Arkansas | Miami Herald

    Aya Murata is more partial to Southern fried catfish than sushi with raw fish, but learning about another culture and teaching others about her native Japan are exactly why she’s in Conway. Murata, 26, is the Japan Outreach Initiative coordinator at Hendrix College, a two-year position she started in August 2016. She has shared her culture with public schools and the community — showing the ritual of making tea and the art of origami, demonstrating how to wear a kimono and answering questions from curious kids and adults, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported . “Every time I visit schools, there are kids who never met anyone from other countries, especially Asian…