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Former mall owner says sale good deal for both sides

Jan 29, 2015 3:01pm

The former owner of The Pines mall said Thursday he believed the sale of the mall to a Texas company last week was “a deal that worked for all parties involved.”

Andy Weiner, whose company...

IP/Evergreen retirees to meet

Jan 29, 2015 2:01pm

The International Paper/Evergreen Retirement Club will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave.

The guest speaker will be...

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U.S. Marshals commemorative coin goes on sale

Jan 29, 2015 2:01pm

WASHINGTON — About a dozen coin and U.S. Marshal enthusiasts were lined up shortly before noon Thursday in the lobby of the United States Mint, eager to purchase the newest commemorative coins...

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Boozman wants Cuba travel ban lifted

Jan 29, 2015 1:01pm

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., joined a bipartisan group of senators Thursday to introduce a bill that would lift all travel restrictions on Americans visiting Cuba as tourists....

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Bond set in alleged shooting incident

Jan 29, 2015 1:01pm

A $100,000 bond was set Thursday for a man who allegedly shot another man on Jan. 17.

Pine Bluff District Judge John Kearney set the bond after ruling prosecutors had probable cause to...

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Alleged shoplifting results in drug arrest

Jan 29, 2015 1:01pm

A report of a possible shoplifting in progress Tuesday night at Wal-Mart resulted in the arrest of a man who allegedly had drugs in his possession.

Jeffery Robinson, 31, of Jonesboro...

Watson Chapel junior, senior high locked down temporarily

Jan 29, 2015 12:01pm

Both the Watson Chapel junior and senior high school campuses were locked down for a brief period Thursday morning, according to Superintendent Danny Hazelwood.

Hazelwood said the campuses...

Digest for 01-29-15

Jan 28, 2015 11:01pm

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Sanders’ 39 leads Dollarway to win

HAMBURG — Dollarway sophomore Jayana Sanders poured in 39 points to help the Lady Cardinals stay tied with Warren for fourth place in the 8-...

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State Education Board votes to take over Little Rock School District

Jan 28, 2015 8:01pm

LITTLE ROCK — A sharply divided state Board of Education voted 5-4 Wednesday to take immediate control of the Little Rock School District.

The move disbands the school board and places...

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Pine Bluff School Board hires contract attorney, limits superintendent’s spending

Jan 28, 2015 8:01pm

The Pine Bluff School District Board of Directors hired a contract attorney Wednesday night and reduced the amount of money the superintendent may spend without their prior approval.

These...

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