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  1. Pine Bluff Commercial has first African-American publisherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    Gatehouse Media, which owns the Pine Bluff Commercial, has dismissed the newspaper's publisher and editor, Byron Tate, and replaced him with Ed Graves, a former executive at USA Weekend, the Commercial reports. Graves will be the newspaper's first African-American publisher.

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  2. School's out foreverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Arkansas Times

    At the edge of Altheimer stands a shuttered school complex, its students long since transferred to campuses in nearby Pine Bluff. The last building to close its doors was Altheimer-Martin Elementary School, in spring 2013.

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  3. Joseph Jones named president of Arkansas Baptist CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    Arkansas Baptist College today announced that Dr. Joseph Jones has been selected as the new president of the college. Jones, the college's fourteenth president, succeeds Dr. Fitz Hill , who is taking on a role as executive director of the Arkansas Baptist College Foundation.

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  4. Stu Soffer's smoking e-mail. Does it suggest trading votes for a job?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    Stu Soffer is a Republican Jefferson County Election Commission official who's prone to get entangled in political intrigue - including when he drew a gun after a commission meeting. Now comes the case of the smoking e-mail, shown above.

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  5. The Arts & Science Center puts Pine Bluff on the map of the art worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Arkansas Times

    When Kevin Cole, 56, was a child in segregated Pine Bluff, the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, he said, was a place where black and white came together. "It was the one place where you could go and feel like you were as good and as important as anybody else."

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  6. Life on Death Row, in graphic formRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    The New York Times has published on-line a series of op-eds, in graphic form, on life on Death Row around the U.S. One installment of the series by Patrick Chappatte is about an Arkansas inmate, Kenneth Reams, "How to get on Death Row without firing a bullet." The image above is a scene setter for the story, from downtown Pine Bluff.

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  7. Connecting the political dots in Wes Clark's proposed Pine Bluff fuel facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    Read about the project led by Wesley Clark and Rodney Slater to build a $3 billion plant near Pine Bluff to convert gas to liquid fuels? Big deal. Big money.

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  8. Prosecutor clears prison guards in fatal shooting of escaping inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    The Pine Bluff Commercial reports that Jefferson Prosecutor Kyle Hunter has cleared prison guards who shot at and killed an inmate attempting to escape from the Varner Unit April 7. Christopher Wilson , 41, serving a life sentence for two murders in Faulkner County , was shot after he ran from a prison work detail through a sally port. This set off a round of gunfire that eventually brought him down with a shot to the back.

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  9. Armed and dangerous in Pine BluffRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Arkansas Times

    "I will tell you this. I don't see a bright future for the Little Rock School District if it continues to increase as far as its level of poverty.

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  10. Arkansas and the 'black power' movementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2012 | Arkansas Times

    THE END: Daisy Bates and L.C. Bates with Jesse Jackson and Garfield Parker at the National Black Convention in Little Rock on March 16, 1974. Fifty years ago, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee worker Willie Ricks coined the term "black power."

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  11. State takes over Dollarway School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    The state Board of Education today voted to take over the Dollarway School District because of its low test scores. Barbara Warren was named as superintendent, to report to Education Commissioner Johnny Key.

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