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  1. Kevin Gordon plays Potluck and Poison IvyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Arkansas Times

    Potluck and Poison Ivy departs from its multi-act format this week for a spotlight on the poems and songs of Louisiana guitar sage Kevin Gordon , 7 p.m., The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse, $35, see potluckandpoisonivy.org for tickets. Country rockers the Randy Rogers Band return to the Rev Room, 8:30 p.m., $25.

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

    Thursday Sep 20 | Arkansas Times

    Mosaic Templars Cultural Center sits a record player with a copy of Miles Davis' "A Kind of Blue" propped up on its lid. At the other end, there's an easel with three blocks of text: "Constructive Criticism: We're not talking about you.

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

    Sep 12, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    Twenty-five years ago, first lady Hillary Clinton and Smithsonian curator Michael Monroe chose 73 works by top America artisans for exhibition in the White House. Congress and the George H.W. Bush administration had proclaimed 1993 as "The Year of American Craft: A Celebration of the Creative Works of the Hand."

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  4. One dead in Pine Bluff shooting with policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    KARK/Fox 16 reports that a man was fatally shot in Pine Bluff last night after police officers arrived. No officers were hurt.

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  5. Wife shoots husband over porn purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    Here's the Arkansas story that circled the world this weekend: A 69-year-old Jefferson County woman shot her 65-year-old husband dead with a .22 pistol for defying her with repeat video porn purchases. The Pine Bluff Commercial has the story of Patricia Hill, now jailed, and Frank Hill, who died Saturday of gunshot wounds to the leg and head.

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  6. Simmons Bank gives $2.5 million to UAPBRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Arkansas Times

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  7. UAPB to get record gift for sports faciltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Arkansas Times

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  8. State election board refers former Rep. Hank Wilkins to Jefferson Co. ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | Arkansas Times

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  9. Youth services nonprofit referenced in Wilkins bribery plea hired...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    Youth services nonprofit referenced in Wilkins bribery plea hired Sens. Lamoureux and Hutchinson to do legal work, former director says The former director of a now-defunct youth services nonprofit that appears to be referenced in the federal bribery plea agreement of former Sen. Henry "Hank" Wilkins IV denied any wrongdoing in a phone interview with the Arkansas Times on Tuesday. Jerry Walsh , the longtime director of Magnolia-based South Arkansas Youth Services , matches the description of an individual referred to as "Person #3" in the Wilkins plea, which was announced Monday.

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  10. Wilkins pleadsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    Ten Commandments are an important component to the foundation of the laws and the legal system of the United States of America and of the state of Arkansas." - Sen. Jason Rapert at the dedication ceremony for the Ten Commandments monument on the state Capitol grounds.

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  11. In Wilkins corruption plea, unnamed 'Senator A' appears to be Jeremy HutchinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    The federal plea agreement of former Sen. Henry "Hank" Wilkins IV filed yesterday in U.S. district court describes an alleged bribery scheme involving multiple unnamed individuals and entities. Two of those fit the descriptions of indicted lobbyist Rusty Cranford and his former employer, Preferred Family Healthcare , a Missouri-based nonprofit that contracts with the state Department of Human Services to provide behavioral health and other services around the state.

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  12. Bribes bought legislation for youth services nonprofits, says federal ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    A lobbyist working on behalf of a Magnolia, Arkansas nonprofit that serves delinquent and at-risk youth steered tens of thousands of dollars to then-Sen. Henry "Hank" Wilkins IV from 2010 to 2014 in exchange for favorable treatment, including state grants and multiple pieces of legislation, a federal plea agreement filed late Monday states. That's just one allegation among several in the federal information regarding Wilkins, who resigned his position as county judge in Jefferson County last month after details of the alleged kickback scheme became public during testimony in a separate federal case.

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  13. Former legislator Hank Wilkins pleads guilty to federal bribery and conspiracy chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    Henry "Hank" Wilkins IV, a former Democratic legislator from Pine Bluff, pleaded guilty on Monday to "conspiring to accept over $80,000 in bribes in exchange for influencing Arkansas state legislation and transactions," the office of U.S. Attorney Cody Hiland announced in a press release late this afternoon. The bribes were concealed as donations to the St. James United Methodist Church in Pine Bluff, where Wilkins served as pastor, the release states.

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  14. Heading the HubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    CHRISTOPHER JONES: The Pine Bluff native returns to Arkansas after studies in engineering and a career in neighborhood development, teaching and overseeing diversity at M.I.T. C hristopher Jones always planned to come home. More than 20 years and five degrees later, after spending time at NASA, getting mentored by former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernie Moniz and working as a dean at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Jones, 41, is back in Arkansas and heading up the nonprofit Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub .

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  15. State Sen. Linda Chesterfield draws challenger in Democratic primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    In Little Rock's Senate District 30, longtime incumbent Sen. Linda Chesterfield has drawn a challenger in the Democratic primary: James Andre Pendleton , a businessman State Farm insurance agent. Pendleton, 60, is a Pine Bluff native and a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and Webster University, according to a press release announcing his candidacy.

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  16. Judge orders Stu Soffer off state Election CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    Chris Burks, attorney for the Arkansas Democratic Party, says Jefferson Circuit Judge Phillip Green ruled today that Stu Soffer , a White Hall Republican, c ouldn't serve on both the Jefferson County and state election commissions. According to Burks, Green said Supreme Court precedent dating to 1966 held that there was a conflict of interest between the two positions.

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  17. Pine Bluff newspaper calls for county judge's resignation over bribery allegationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    The Pine Bluff Commercial called in an editorial today for Henry Wilkins to resign as Jefferson County judge over the revelation Friday that he'd told the FBI he'd taken $100,000 in bribes from lobbyist and health executive Rusty Cranford when he was a state legislator. Wilkins has not been charged, but his statement was mentioned in a bond hearing for Cranford, who faces political corruption and embezzlement-related charges.

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  18. Jefferson County suit filed to end dual election commission service by Stu SofferRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    Two residents of Jefferson County have filed a lawsuit seeking to force Stu Soffer, a Republican from White Hall, off the Jefferson County Election Commission. The lawsuit, filed by Chris Burks, who's served as attorney for the Democratic Party, says a 2017 law prohibited dual service on the state Election Commission and county election commissions.

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  19. Find the nation's 'Soul' at Crystal BridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    'SOUL' ART: Benny Johnson's "Did the Bear Sit Under a Tree?" is one of the works in "Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power" at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. "Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power" is such a significant exhibition that writers from The New York Times and Art in America magazine traveled to London to the Tate Modern's inauguration of the show last year to see and review it.

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  20. Rewritten casino amendment now seems to bring Southland, Oaklawn on boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    COMPANY COMING: A proposed constitutional amendment would allow Oaklawn to build a second casino next to its existing casino in Hot Springs. Soutlhland Park also would be allowed to have a second casino.

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