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The American Taekwando Association is hosting its 24th annual World Expo in Little Rock until July 13. The event brings in about 20,000 people from all over the world.

The Tournament of Champions is Friday, July 11, marking the culmination of a year of hard work at regional and national ATA tournaments to earn a spot among the top 10 in their divisions.

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Getting Support

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Child-support payments are often the lifeblood of a single-parent family’s income. However, not all single parents receive child support, even if a court judgment is in place. To ensure that their children’s daily needs are met, many parents often turn to the Office of Child Support Enforcement to collect.

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The dog days of summer are upon us, and it becomes increasingly difficult to be outside in the sweltering Arkansas heat. But there are a boatload of ways to beat the heat this summer and a few sweet treats that do it better than the rest.

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The North Little Rock Municipal Airport is hosting its Second Annual Airport Day and Car Show on Saturday, June 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The free event features pilots from all over Arkansas and surrounding areas, who will be flying in for the event in sport planes, antique planes, custom and home-built planes.

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Looking for a way to spend Saturday night without the kids? The Little Rock Zoo is hosting Woo at the Zoo from 6 to 9 p.m.

This adults-only event explores the world of animal mating, and guests can learn about the “strange, interesting, bizarre and downright hysterical world of animal mating,” the zoo’s press release said.

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On Saturday, June 14, celebrate Arkansas’s 178th birthday at the Old State House Museum and Historic Arkansas Museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The annual Quest for Statehood gives visitors the chance to experience 1836 Arkansas with costumed living-history interpreters from both museums, who will be portraying a tavern keeper, phrenologist, carpenter, shop keeper, owner of a ladies’ emporium, silhouette artist and more.

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When women find out that they are expecting, they often fall into two camps. They either want to begin some kind of safe fitness program they can maintain throughout their pregnancy, or they’re ready to prop their feet up and rest for the next nine months.

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Little Rock marketing agency Mass Enthusiasm has been selected to redesign the website for Zoobooks.

Zoobooks, established in 1980, provides learning fun for children of all ages. The series explores the anatomy, habitat, socialization and ecological role of a single animal or animal group in a vibrant, easy-to-understand way.

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Playgrounds are a fun place for children to burn off some excess energy. And, while the occasional cut or scrape may occur, children may also be injured more severely.

Falls, abrasions, broken bones and severe scrapes are some common playground injuries that can be severe, said Jeanine Andersson of Arkansas Specialty Orthopaedics in Little Rock.

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This summer the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) is providing free PBS KIDS resources on-air and on digital platforms to help bridge the summer learning gap.

Beginning Monday, June 2, AETN will feature a new summer daytime kids’ schedule and a variety of digital resources and community activities to keep families learning and exploring all summer.

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Throughout the summer, Heifer Village in downtown Little Rock is hosting activities for children in grades K-5 on Tuesdays and the second Saturday of each month.

The free educational programs, called Heifer Hour, feature crafts, games, children’s books or outdoor activities to teach kids about caring for the earth and other people.

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The Social Security Administration recently released the most popular baby names by state for 2013. Below are the top 10 names for boys and girls in Arkansas.

Top 10 Boys’ Names

William
Mason
Noah
James
Elijah
Aiden
Ethan
Bentley
Jackson
Liam

Top 10 Girls’ Names

Emma
Olivia
Ava
Isabella
Sophia
Abigail
Addison
Brooklyn
Madison
Avery

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Local fashion designer and “Project Runway” finalist Korto Momolu has joined Sisters United to promote breastfeeding, safe sleep and other aspects of infant health among African-American women.

Momolu is documenting the first year of her new baby Cameron’s life on her blog titled, “Birth By Design” (click HERE), and via a video diary on the Sisters United Facebook page (www.facebook.com).

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Chihuly Exhibit Opens at the Clinton Presidential Center

The Clinton Presidential Center presents the artwork of renowned American artist Dale Chihuly, who is credited with revolutionizing the Studio Glass movement and elevating the perception of the glass medium from the realm of craft to fine art.

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