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Income inequality is hurting Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families) - The gap between the rich and poor in Arkansas is growing. A new report by Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families (AACF) says increasing inequality in Arkansas is holding back economic growth, damaging the democratic process, and keeping many low-income and minority families stuck in poverty. But it's a problem that has solutions, the group says.

According to the report, "Income Inequality is Hurting Arkansas," the growing gap between the income of the wealthy and the poor in Arkansas is bad for economic growth.

Home Depot to hire 270 for spring season

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Despite the cool temperatures still lingering across the nation, the world's largest home improvement retailer is already gearing up for spring. The Home Depot is looking to hire 270 associates in Little Rock and 80,000 nationwide in preparation for spring - the company's busiest selling season. Students, retirees, veterans and reservists are encouraged to apply.

For veterans and reservists interested in employment, The Home Depot's online military skills translator can help match unique military skills to positions within the company. More information is available online at www.homedepotmilitary.com.

Candidates can apply by doing the following:  
• Visit http://careers.homedepot.com  
• Select "In-Store Hourly"
• Enter your market name
• Click "Search"

Keep Arkansas Beautiful Foundation launches Greeniversary virtual event celebrating 25 years of service

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KEEP ARKANSAS BEAUTIFUL) - Finding the perfect anniversary gift can be a tricky thing. At some point in their lives, most people will need to buy an anniversary present. Many may wonder what to get. For example, there's the diamond anniversary, gold, silver and so on, but what about the Greeniversary? Never heard of that one? That's because this is the first year it has existed.

Keep Arkansas Beautiful is celebrating 25 years of service this year with a Greeniversary virtual event and needs your green - money, that is. And what better time to donate than during National Green Week, which kicked off Feb. 9.

The foundation is encouraging Arkansans to show their pride by making a charitable donation to the nonprofit organization during this virtual event.

High School Hoops: NLR vs Cabot

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) - Hayden Balgavy recaps North Little Rock's 58-45 win over Cabot.

THV11 facebook fans thank Good Samaritans for their help Friday

In the midst of Friday night's snowstorm that left hundreds of people stranded in central Arkansas, there were Good Samaritans who helped others in need. Friday night and into Saturday morning, THV11's facebook page was sprinkled with comments from people thankful for their personal heroes who helped them during a desperate time. Here are some of the Thank Yous we received.

If you have a stranger to thank or give praise to, feel free to mention them in the Comments section of this article.

Multiple ACT, LSAT testing centers closed due to weather

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - The following testing centers are closed due to inclement weather:

ACT Testing Centers Closed:

Today's Box Office: The Monuments Men

The word I would use to describe The Monuments Men is disappointing. It's an interesting premise based on the true story of a small group of art enthusiasts who are sent by the U.S. Army to find, protect, and return European works of art that have been stolen by the Nazi's in World War 2. While it is a story that you probably have never heard and was a pretty important mission, George Clooney as director just didn't deliver in telling a compelling story.