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Apple fanatics camp out for the new iPhone 6

Apple fanatics camp out for the new iPhone 6

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.(KTHV) -The iPhone 6 won't officially show up in stores until Friday, but some are more eager than others to get it.

It's become a tradition of sorts for Stephen Warren of Clarksville. Before every new iPhone launch, he sets up camp in front of the Apple Store. Warren says this year is no different.

"This year of course they come out with 2 new ones and I'll more than likely get both of them again."

THV11 first met Warren last year when Apple released the iPhone 5s and 5c. This time he's not alone, first time camper Ashleigh Branch says she's on the same mission.

"I figure I'll just experience this, experience this one time only."

To pass the time Branch, who is a UALR student, tends to her studies.

"I took two chemistry quizzes online while I was sitting here just to kill time, just do some homework."

And Warren, uses his iPhone to Facetime with his wife and kids who live in Clarksville.

Wal-Mart to increase holiday hiring by 10 percent

Wal-Mart to increase holiday hiring by 10 percent


NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season, an increase of 10 percent from last year.

The world's largest retailer also says current workers who want more hours during the holidays will get priority for them. The retailer, based in Bentonville, Ark., has been criticized by labor groups for low pay and intentionally keeping employees' hours low.

The news follows similar announcements from UPS, FedEx and Kohl's, which are also making more temporary hires this year.

A retailer's hiring plans can indicate its expectations for the holiday shopping season, which accounts for 20 percent of the retail industry's annual sales, according to the National Retail Federation.

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Old Haunted Warehouse in Little Rock to begin fourth season

Old Haunted Warehouse in Little Rock to begin fourth season

Little Rock, AR - September 17, 2014:  The Old Haunted Warehouse, Central Arkansas’ Best Haunted Attraction, will begin its fourth season of operation on Friday, October 3rd at 3400 Brown Street in Little Rock beginning at 7 pm.  The professionally operated family oriented haunted attraction strives to deliver non-stop scares, entertainment, and laughs to all who visit.  This season will focus on the Blackout Experience where guests are led through the haunted attraction using only a glow stick.

Dancers, check out the Full Out Freestyle Culture Fashion Show

Dancers, check out the Full Out Freestyle Culture Fashion Show

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Looking to something new and interesting to see in the city? Check out the Full Out Freestyle Culture Fashion Show at UALR this weekend.

On Sat., Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Donaghey Student Center, Spliced Ego and Bradley Q. Noble Fashion will present “Little Rock's first sporty fashion show for dancers benefitting the Sungate Kids and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.”

If you are interested in going, tickets are $12 before the show at eventbrite.com and $15 the day of. More information can be found at www.facebook.com/splicedego.

Declining home prices in Arkansas

Declining home prices in Arkansas


MAUMELLE, Ark. (KTHV) - If you are looking for a new home, now could be the time to buy. But declining home values in Arkansas aren't good news for everyone.

According to CoreLogic, average home prices are up across the country. They're 7.4 percent higher compared to prices last summer. But in Arkansas, home prices have gone down by 2 percent.

"There's not one thing in particular to pinpoint, just a lot of people decide to sell at the same time," said broker Kim Burkes.

In 2014, 269 more homes were listed than in 2013, but the average sale price has gone down from $192,624 to $184,070, according to the Cooperative Arkansas Realtors Multiple Listing Service.

"Some of those may be foreclosures and short sales which brings the general price down," Burkes said.

Little Rock Restaurant Month: Cojita's Mexican Grill

Little Rock Restaurant Month: Cojita's Mexican Grill


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – All month long, we're celebrating Little Rock Restaurant Month and show casing the very best of Little Rock's cuisine.

Saturday morning, we interviewed Alejandro Alverez; Leo Alverez, Jr.; and Leonardo Alvarez, Sr.; of Cojita's Mexican Grill.

The restaurant is offering a free small cheese dip with the purchase of an entrée. Don't forget to ask your server about LRRM specials! Since Cojita's came onto our shows late in the month, they said they are offering their specials to anyone who comes in their restaurant next week and says they saw them on Channel 11.

Cojita's Mexican Grill

406 S. Louisiana St.
Little Rock, AR
(501) 371-0733


Arkansas ranked 38th on Yahoo’s beer list

Arkansas ranked 38th on Yahoo’s beer list

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Have you ever wondered which states have the best offerings of craft beer? Look no further because Yahoo.com has created a list telling you just where you can look.

Arkansas ranks 38th on the list with 50th being worst and first being the best.