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  1. Golden Lions handle TrojansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | NWAonline

    The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff didn't get its usual high-scoring performance from Martaveous McKnight on Saturday, but the senior guard delivered when the Golden Lions needed him the most. McKnight scored 13 of his 20 points in the second half, including nine during a key six-minute span, to power UAPB to a 75-66 victory over the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in the championship game of the upper division of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Holiday Classic at the Jack Stephens Center.

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  2. LR joins suit over Internet hotel taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2018 | NWAonline

    Little Rock has joined a class-action lawsuit seeking to allow the city to collect unpaid taxes from the Internet rental of hotel rooms, and its tourism agency plans to do the same. The claim is against a number of online travel companies that haven't paid all taxes due to cities, counties or other commissions for hotel and motel rooms rented at a discount through the companies' websites.

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  3. PB hopes King Cotton again puts city on mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2018 | NWAonline

    Marcus McCoy paints the railing Thursday at the Pine Bluff Convention Center, which will host the King Cotton Classic tournament. The center is undergoing $540,000 in renovations, paid for by the Pine Bluff Urban Renewal Agency.

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  4. PB bank to pay $10.5M to put name on arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2018 | NWAonline

    "We're going to take this money and make some improvements," Michael Marion, general manager of the arena, told the Multi-Purpose Civic Center Facilities Board for Pulaski County on Friday. Simmons Bank is set to sign a $10.5 million deal to rename Verizon Arena beginning in 2019, arena officials announced Friday.

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  5. Late leads vanishing a problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | NWAonline

    The problem that plagued the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff throughout the conference portion of last season's schedule has started to affect the team this year. For the third consecutive game, UAPB was unable to hold on to a late fourth-quarter lead.

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  6. Sides square off on casinos issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | NWAonline

    For the first time in 18 years, Arkansans are casting ballots on a proposed constitutional amendment that would authorize full-fledged casinos in the state. If approved by voters, Issue 4 would authorize the Arkansas Racing Commission to approve licenses for four full-fledged casinos, including licenses for expanded operations for Oaklawn Jockey Club in Hot Springs and for Southland Racing Corp. in West Memphis, and allow for sports betting.

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  7. Amanda Trulock, cotton planterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2018 | NWAonline

    Earlier this year the Arkansas Historical Quarterly published a fascinating article on one of the most remarkable women in antebellum Arkansas, Amanda Beardsley Trulock of Jefferson County. Written by historian Brooke Greenberg of Little Rock, this comprehensive account tells the story of a Connecticut-born woman who arrived in Arkansas from Georgia with her Southern-born husband, James Hines Trulock, four children, and 40 slaves in 1845, and set about building a cotton plantation.

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  8. What we want in a mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2018 | NWAonline

    Little Rock, which will soon elect its first new mayor in 12 years, could use a new song for its residents' hearts. Choosing the best mayoral candidate to help compose that song matters, because people still trust local government.

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  9. Arkansas community hopes to start Johnny Cash tourist trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | NWAonline

    Plans to build a Johnny Cash museum are underway in the singer's birthplace, organizers said, with the hope Kingsland will one day be the first stop on a tourism trail stretching from south Arkansas to Nashville, Tenn. The proposed visitors center in Kingsland, 30 miles southwest of Pine Bluff in Cleveland County, will feature portions of Cash's personal history that have not been documented in other museums, said Brit Talent, a spokesman for the group Kickstart Cleveland County, which is spearheading the project.

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  10. New Johnny Cash museum planned in his Arkansas birthplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | NWAonline

    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - Site of the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home, near the small town of Dyess, Arkansas.

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

    Sep 18, 2018 | NWAonline

    Players circulate the gaming floor on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, during the grand opening of a Cherokee casino in Grove, Okla. The Quapaw tribe in August gave $191,000 to the Driving Arkansas Forward committee promoting the proposed constitutional amendment that would authorize four casinos in Arkansas.

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

    Sep 16, 2018 | NWAonline

    Ocean Block Real Estate LLC recently sold the property that includes the Outback Steakhouse at 4401 Warden Road to DG North Little Rock LLC of Montvale, N.J., for more than $2.1 million. Investors flipped a North Little Rock steakhouse last month with two sales, one for more than $1.7 million and the other for more than $2.1 million.

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

    Sep 16, 2018 | 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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  14. Key picks Pine Bluff schools' new chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | 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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  15. Fiscal-distress tag put on Pine Bluff schools; state takes controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | 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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  16. Arkansas casino measure faces 2nd lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | NWAonline

    An attorney for a Russellville-based committee opposed to a proposal to authorize four casinos in Arkansas said the group will ask the state Supreme Court today to yank the measure from the general election ballot. Attorney Chris Burks said late Tuesday afternoon in an email that "the Supreme Court's office just called and said they were closing at 4 for the day, so the lawsuit paperwork won't actually be filed until tomorrow morning."

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

    Sep 11, 2018 | NWAonline

    Janelle Jessen/Herald-Leader Patrons of the Cherokee Casino in West Siloam Springs gathered to play craps on Aug. 17 just an hour after the casino opened live gaming. Oklahoma law prevented casinos from offering games that included dice or balls, but a change in the law allowed them to begin offering craps and roulette.

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  18. 2 Little Rock companies pick up 4-story building near Arkansas River for $8MRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | NWAonline

    The new owners of the Rock Plaza building in Little Rock say they plan to catch up on maintenance and modify the space. River Walk Office and River Walk Office II, a pair of limited liability companies in Little Rock, paid almost $8 million for a four-story office building last month.

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  19. Flooding widespread as Pine Bluff sees 5 inches of rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | NWAonline

    More than 5 inches of rain late Saturday led to flooding in streets and some city buildings in Pine Bluff and stranded numerous people in their cars or homes, authorities said. Arkansas Department of Emergency Management spokesman Dan Noble said a coordinator in the area reported widespread flash flooding in the city at 8 p.m. Noble said Pine Bluff Fire Station No.

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  20. Hall of famersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | NWAonline

    Eight Arkansas women -- including two posthumously -- were honored Aug. 30 at the 4th annual Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame induction ceremonies. The event, held at the Statehouse Convention Center, honors women who have made significant contributions in their fields.

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