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Extremists count on your credulity

Mar 30, 2015 7:03pm

On Friday, the Arkansas Senate passed House Bill 1228 (SB 202), a bill to enact the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Supporters assert that the bill would offer protections to individuals and...

Bill on petition process advances

Mar 30, 2015 7:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — A Senate committee on Monday advanced a bill that would impose new restrictions on the petition process for ballot initiatives.

The Senate State Agencies and Governmental...


Winfrey to dedicate Maya Angelou stamp

Mar 30, 2015 7:03pm

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service, which will begin selling its Maya Angelou Forever Stamp next Tuesday, has planned a star-studded ceremony that day to honor the poet who spent much of her...

Mosley tabbed Boxtorow All-American

Mar 30, 2015 6:03pm

Marcell Mosley has brought a little national recognition to Arkansas-Pine Bluff men’s basketball.

The standout senior point guard made the second team of the Boxtorow Division I All-...

GAC honors Boll Weevils’ Braddock

Mar 30, 2015 6:03pm

RUSSELLVILLE – Austin Braddock threw two complete-game victories in the past week, holds a 6-1 record and sports a 2.00 earned-run average.

Adding to that list of accomplishments is a...


Stolen radioactive device could be public health hazard

Mar 30, 2015 5:03pm

A Troxler gauge containing radioactive material was reported stolen from a construction site near Interstate 40 West in northwest Pulaski County and could be a radiation hazard if damaged,...

Easter celebration, giveaway set Saturday

Mar 30, 2015 5:03pm

A citywide Easter Celebration and Community Resource Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at Concourse D of the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

The effort, which...

Work requires I-530 lane closure near Hazel Street

Mar 30, 2015 5:03pm

Repair of a failed bridge joint on Interstate 530 will require lane closures near the Hazel Street exit Monday, March 30, to Thursday, April 2.

The southbound inside lane of I-530 will be...

Share-A-Prayer to open pantry Thursday

Mar 30, 2015 5:03pm

The food pantry at Share-A-Prayer and Word Church, 4019 S. Main St., will be open Thursday, April 2, from 1 p.m. until the food is gone.

The giveaway is on a first come, first served basis...

NAACP plans press conference Tuesday

Mar 30, 2015 5:03pm

The Pine Bluff Branch of the NAACP will hold a press conference at noon Tuesday, March 31, at the Eighth Avenue side of the civic complex (or in council chambers if it rains).

The purpose...