Crawford wants COOL Rule amended

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, says the United States should revise its country-of-origin labeling rule after the World Trade Organization ruled in favor of Canada and Mexico in an ongoing dispute over the requirement that grocery stores indicate the country, or countries, where meat was born, raised and slaughtered.




Alfreda Gerald set to perform Nov. 7-8

In celebration of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Homecoming, Alfreda Gerald, who appeared in Tyler Perry’s movie, “Madea’s Witness Protection”, will be live in concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7-8 at the New Community Theatre, 207 E. Second Ave.

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This is a listing of activities of interest to residents of Southeast Arkansas. Anyone who would like to submit entries for consideration may do so in writing to the Entertainment Calendar, P.O. Box 6469, Pine Bluff, Ark., 71611. Since all activities are subject to change, it would be wise to confirm the activity with the sponsoring organization.


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