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Parole Board recommends clemency for man convicted of murder

Mar 31, 2015 7:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state Parole Board said Tuesday it has recommended executive clemency for a man who was convicted of first-degree murder in Logan County 26 years ago.

The board said it...

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NAACP calls for Pine Bluff Alderman Bill Brumett to resign

Mar 31, 2015 7:03pm

The local chapter of the NAACP asked Tuesday for Pine Bluff Alderman Bill Brumett to resign over a Facebook exchange he had with a former Pine Bluff resident that included the word “coon.” Brumett...

UAPB softball hopeful to open home slate

Mar 31, 2015 7:03pm

In anticipation of inclement weather entering Southeast Arkansas on Wednesday, the Arkansas-Pine Bluff baseball team postponed its home game against Alcorn State.

The UAPB softball team,...

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Pitcher of the Week: Estep’s two victories earn him SWAC award

Mar 31, 2015 7:03pm

Blake Estep made the SWAC’s Pitcher of the Week decision quite easy.

The Arkansas-Pine Bluff junior earned a win over a top-25 team midweek and then threw a complete game at the weekend to...

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Special judge named in case against county clerk, any possible case against sheriff

Mar 31, 2015 7:03pm

The Arkansas Supreme Court on Tuesday named a special judge to hear the case of Jefferson County Clerk Patricia Johnson, who was charged with multiple felonies last week, as well as any potential...

AG certifies proposal to add sexual orientation to civil rights law

Mar 31, 2015 7:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Tuesday certified the wording of a proposed initiated act that would amend the Arkansas Civil Rights Act of 1993 to prohibit discrimination based...

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Pine Bluff Assistant Fire Marshal inspects downtown buildings

Mar 31, 2015 7:03pm

Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Assistant Fire Marshal Lt. Randy Compton is assessing the integrity of about 107 buildings along Main Street between Barraque Street and Harding Avenue and...

Pine Bluff School Board elects Aaron Branscomb to vacant seat

Mar 31, 2015 6:03pm

The Pine Bluff School Board of Directors approved Aaron Branscomb to a vacant board seat Tuesday during a special meeting.

Pine Bluff School Board members Henry Dabner, Phyllis Wilkins,...

CrossFit 1210 gets approval for indoor facility

Mar 31, 2015 6:03pm

After getting a satisfactory answer about off-street parking, the Pine Bluff Planning Commission on Tuesday approved a request by CrossFit 1210 to establish an indoor recreational facility at 3200...

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Greater Delta Alliance receives Komen grant

Mar 31, 2015 5:03pm

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure-Arkansas Affiliate recently presented a 2015 statewide grant to the Greater Delta Alliance for Health, a 10-hospital network in Southeast Arkansas. The $159,501...

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