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  1. UAPB's defense yields 815 yardsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    For the second consecutive week, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff had a tough time stopping a high-powered offense.

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  2. Harmony and hope: Artist constructs 15-foot glass chandelier for Hempstead HallRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Texarkana Gazette

    ... work of art. Titled "Visions of Harmony, Colors of Hope," it's the work of Arkansas native James Hayes of Pine Bluff, who's made his name with gorgeous art glass creations: everything from bowls to glass sculptures to ornaments, centerpieces and ...

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  3. Blount Co. replaces prayer with T-shirts at gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... including Locust Fork Baptist Church, Grace Community Baptist Church, Turning Point United Methodist Church, Pine Bluff Baptist Church and Edgewood Baptist Church paid for 1000 shirts to be printed and distributed to the public for free. "Then there ...

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  4. AfriCOBRA collective celebrates a half-century of revolutionary art at Mosaic TemplarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Arkansas Times

    ... Friday, Sept. 21 and a master class 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 with art students from University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, University of Central Arkansas and UA Little Rock. All events are free and open to the public, and the museum's hours are 9 ...

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  5. Oklahoma tribe gives $1.4M total to Arkansas casino proposalRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Navajo Times

    The Driving Arkansas Forward committee reported Monday that the Quapaw Tribe in Oklahoma donated $191,000 in August, pushing the tribe's total contributions over the million-dollar mark. The proposed constitutional amendment would allow the Arkansas State Racing Commission to issue licenses two new casinos, one in Jefferson County near Pine Bluff and the other in Pope County near Russellville.

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  6. Tribe's funds to OK casinos in Arkansas put at $1.4MRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 18 | NWAonline

    ... allow the state Racing Commission to issue casino licenses to: an applicant in Jefferson County within 2 miles of Pine Bluff; an applicant in Pope County within 2 miles of Russellville; a franchise holder in Crittenden County, which is now Southland ...

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  7. Janice ShepardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... is 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Jones Family Funeral Home in Decatur. Janice was born Feb. 12, 1933, in Pine Bluff, Ark., to Frank Miller McDonald and Ethel Benson. She volunteered as popcorn lady with the Wise Health System Auxiliary and ...

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  8. Oklahoma City de novo effort receives regulatory approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | American Banker

    ... fficially opens. Pollock recently served as a regional president at SNB Bank, a unit of Simmons First National in Pine Bluff, Ark.

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  9. Arkansas takes control of Pine Bluff SchoolsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | The Courier

    The Arkansas Board of Education has unanimously voted for the state to take control of the Pine Bluff School District after declaring it fiscally distressed and unlikely to have enough money to operate by the end of the school year. According to the Pine Bluff Commercial, the state board removed the interim superintendent of the school district, Monica McMurray, on Thursday and dissolved the district's school board.

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  10. Quick resale of North Little Rock Outback Steakhouse building nets $380,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | NWAonline

    ... in 1984 and has about 6,900 square feet. It was appraised at $1.7 million this year. Dr. Shabbir Dharamsey, a Pine Bluff cardiologist, plans to convert about 21 acres of timberland in west Little Rock that was acquired last month into an apartment ...

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  11. AfriCOBRA getting 'Respect' at 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | NWAonline

    Jeff Donaldson, the late co-founder of the black arts collective AfriCOBRA, titled this silkscreen Victory in Zimbabwe. Donaldson was a native of Pine Bluff and is part of the exhibition "Respect: Celebrating 50 Years of AfriCOBRA."

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  12. Key picks Pine Bluff schools' new chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | NWAonline

    Jeremy Owoh, an Arkansas Department of Education assistant commissioner for the past year, is the newly appointed superintendent of the Pine Bluff School District, which the state took over earlier in the week because of financial problems. Arkansas Education Commissioner Johnny Key announced his selection of Owoh at a Friday morning meeting of the state Board of Education.

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  13. State takes over Pine Bluff School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | District Administration

    The Arkansas Board of Education took two votes Thursday. The first vote designated the Pine Bluff district as being in fiscal distress, a label that immediately bars the district from spending money without prior state agency approval and put the district in jeopardy of state takeover.

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  14. Fiscal-distress tag put on Pine Bluff schools; state takes controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | NWAonline

    The Pine Bluff School District is now under state control -- with no locally elected school board and with a state-appointed superintendent to be named as soon as today by Arkansas Education Commissioner Johnny Key. The district joins the Dollarway School District in Jefferson County to be under the direction of the state.

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  15. 'The White House Collection of American Crafts': Coming to the Clinton CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Arkansas Times

    ... of Eureka Springs; Merideth Boswell of Fayetteville; Stephen Driver and Louise Halsey of Ozark; James Hayes of Pine Bluff; Sage Holland of Fox; Lewis Lloyd and Jerry Lovenstein of Mountain View; Thomas Mann of New Orleans; Korto Momolu, Jennifer ...

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  16. Arkansas casino measure faces 2nd lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | NWAonline

    ... allow the state Racing Commission to issue casino licenses to: an applicant in Jefferson County within 2 miles of Pine Bluff; an applicant in Pope County within 2 miles of Russellville; a franchise holder in Crittenden County, which is now Southland ...

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  17. Casinos measure headed to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | NWAonline

    ... Future. It filed a statement of organization with the Arkansas Ethics Commission on Monday. Derick Easter of Pine Bluff is its chairman and Steve Copley of North Little Rock is its vice chairman and treasurer. Four of the committee's members are ...

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  18. Cumberland defensive backs Terry Tiller and Jimmy Turner tackle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Lebanon Democrat

    PINE BLUFF, Ark. After sitting through more than two hours of rain and lightning delays, three Arkansas-Pine Bluff quarterbacks combined for 363 passing yards and three touchdowns and UAPB scored 31 points in the second quarter en route to a 55-0 win over Cumberland in football action here Saturday night at Simmons Bank Field.

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  19. Golden Lions bring thunder after stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Arkansas Online

    The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff had to deal with Mother Nature before taking care of Cumberland University on Saturday night.

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  20. 2 Little Rock companies pick up 4-story building near Arkansas River for $8MRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | NWAonline

    ... Bank Liquidating Trust. Heartland Bank of Little Rock was sold at auction in August last year to Simmons Bank of Pine Bluff. The auction was held to satisfy debt of Rock Bancshares Inc., Heartland's parent company. The buyers, River Walk Office and ...

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