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

    Saturday Sep 29 | 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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  2. New Johnny Cash museum planned in his Arkansas birthplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | 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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  3. Tribe's funds to OK casinos in Arkansas put at $1.4MRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 18 | 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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  4. Quick resale of North Little Rock Outback Steakhouse building nets $380,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 'Raise your voices,' ex-AG urges students at UAPB talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | NWAonline

    Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch answers a question from the audience after speaking Thursday at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. PINE BLUFF -- Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch encouraged students at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff on Thursday to "raise your voices" in response to the nation's shifting political climate and leaders in Washington who "have lost their minds."

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  14. Teens' cases separated in fatal kidnap of woman who was shopping in central ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | NWAonline

    A judge on Tuesday separated the cases of two teenage cousins accused of kidnapping and killing a Wooster woman who had been on a shopping trip in nearby Conway. The attorney for 16-year-old Robert Smith III asked that the cases be divided in light of a police affidavit indicating the older co-defendant had implicated himself, Smith and a third person in the crime that, police said, began in the parking lot of Conway Commons shopping center on July 7. Elvia Fragstein's body was found July 11 on a rural road near Pine Bluff.

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  15. UA-Fort Smith unveils plan to offer fixed-rate tuition starting in fall '19Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | NWAonline

    Freshmen beginning next fall will be able to lock in tuition at the same rate for four years of study at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, the university announced Tuesday. The plans, as promoted in states including Texas, help families prepare for college expenses, said Jennifer Delaney, an associate professor of education at the University of Illinois.

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  16. Slayings a challenge for PBRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | NWAonline

    One side is optimistic about residents' ability to revitalize the area and return it to the more vibrant Pine Bluff that the 31-year-old Caldwell remembers from childhood. The other side "doesn't see any growth," she says.

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  17. Big plays, fumble stop Golden LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | NWAonline

    Morehouse College's big-play ability was more than enough to ruin Cedric Thomas' head coaching debut for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff on Saturday night, but it was a defensive stand that cemented the victory. Tigers' defensive back Ben Goins recovered a fumble with 19 seconds left to preserve NCAA Division II Morehouse's 34-30 victory in front of 5,734 at Simmons Bank Field.

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  18. Gas prices predicted to be high for holiday; in Arkansas, average up 30 cents from last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | NWAonline

    A motorist fuels up Thursday at the Kum and Go on Springhill Drive in North Little Rock. At $2.56, the average price for regular gasoline is 30 cents higher than it was during last year's Labor Day weekend.

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  19. Man fatally shot in Pine Bluff, third killing in 48-hour spanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | NWAonline

    A man was fatally shot Monday night in Pine Bluff, marking the city's second killing that day and third homicide in less than 48 hours, police said. Shortly before 9:30 p.m., officers were called to a shooting in the 2800 block of South Poplar Street, according to a news release from the Pine Bluff Police Department.

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  20. In one state lockup, three inmates found dead in 24-hour spanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | NWAonline

    Stephen Kantzer, 38, and Marlon Miles, 41, are shown in these Arkansas Department of Correction photos. No photo was available of Edward Morris, 34. Three men were found dead in a high-security Arkansas prison within 24 hours, an Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman said Monday.

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