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Little Rock storm debris drop-off locations closing

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - The temporary storm-debris locations that were opened following the Christmas Day 2012 snow and ice storm are now closing.

The sites, located at Reservoir Park and Interstate Park, were opened for Little Rock residents to drop off their tree and limb debris leftover from the storm.

While those sites are closing April 1, the City of Little Rock will continue working to pick up storm debris curbside throughout the city. That collection should continue for another couple of weeks.

More than $1 million given to fund mammograms in Ark.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - The annual Komen Race for the Cure is one of the biggest fundraisers in all of Arkansas, and on Friday the grant money raised from the event was announced.

During a luncheon in Little Rock, $1.1 million in grants was distributed to organizations that help provide mammograms to women across The Natural State. Twenty groups, across 63 counties, received the funding.

The Komen Foundation also honored people who work with the breast cancer organization to positively impact Arkansans each day.

Victim of school bus shooting returns to school

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- A 9th grade student injured after someone fired an air gun at her school bus has returned to school.

Parkview principal Doctor Dexter Booth said he visited with the student and said she's doing fine. A pellet grazed her cheek Wednesday when someone shot at the bus on Burnell Street.

Police are still working to identify those responsible. Anyone with information about this crime encouraged to call Little Rock Police at (501) 371-4621 or school officials at (501) 447-1000 immediately.

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Woman talks about neighborhood in which bus was shot

Class 2A State Track Meet moved to Wednesday

The Class 2A State Track Meet has been moved to Wednesday, May 1st, to avoid conflict with the start of regional softball and baseball. The meet will be held at Fort Smith Southside and hosted by Union Christian.

The meet was originally scheduled for Friday, May 3rd.

Here's the complete spring track schedule:

Entergy: New meter readers in different uniforms start March 30

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (ENTERGY) -- Beginning this weekend, Entergy Arkansas electric meters in metropolitan Little Rock , Jacksonville and Benton will be read by a new contracting company, AccuRead Services. Customers in these areas should expect to see differently marked vehicles and different uniforms on meter readers.

Currently, meter reading in these areas is performed by Baker Services. The new contract with AccuRead begins March 30.

AccuRead meter readers will be driving either gray economy cars or white Toyota Tacoma pickups. On the sides of the vehicles will be both an Entergy logo and an AccuRead logo, which is the words AccuRead in white on a rectangular red field. Meter readers will be wearing blue polo-type shirts with both Entergy and AccuRead logos in white. There is also a uniform jacket that is darker, but bears the same logos as the shirt.

Today's Box Office: G.I. Joe: Retaliation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- THV 11 Film Critic Jonathan Nettles on G.I. Joe: Retaliation.

I'll spare you plot summary of G.I. Joe: Retaliation because if you haven't at least heard of popular toy brand from which its based, then you really have no reason to see it unless you're in the mood for an action movie, in which case you're going to see it based on the trailer and don't care what it's really about.

UALR study releases data on racial relations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - UALR presented its tenth year of race research data Thursday. UALR Chancellor Joel Anderson said data shows there is a wide-spread perception between African-Americans and Caucasians.

Anderson said African-Americans felt discrimination when asked about education, employment, and housing.