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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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Governor’s health care plan clears panel; funding for private option advances

Jan 28, 2015 7:01pm

LITTLE ROCK — A bill containing Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s proposal to end the private option at the end of 2016 and create a task force to recommend alternative approaches to health-care reform...

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Sheridan wrestling growing up

Jan 28, 2015 9:01pm

Sheridan wrestling, oddly enough, can thank social media for the stepping stone of its creation.

“They had a football coach basically showing YouTube videos,” first-year head coach Pete...

Bill to end joint celebration of King, Lee holidays fails in committee

Jan 28, 2015 7:01pm

LITTLE ROCK — A bill to end Arkansas’ joint celebration of the birthdays of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert E. Lee failed to clear a House committee Wednesday.

As originally...

Saracen walking trail slated for spring completion

Jan 28, 2015 7:01pm

The last section of the walking trail around Lake Saracen is set for completion in the spring, the Civic Auditorium Complex and Advertising and Tourist Promotion commissions heard at their monthly...

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An Elite Team

Jan 28, 2015 7:01pm

Pine Bluff Titans Elite 10-and-under won the National Prep & Youth Football Championship on Jan. 10-11 in Denton, Texas, defeating the Grand Prairie Rams 6-0 in the championship game.

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Report: UAPB, S.C. State to play in MEAC-SWAC Challenge

Jan 28, 2015 7:01pm

Arkansas-Pine Bluff has not yet released its 2015 football schedule, but it is reported a trip to Orlando, Florida, has been set for early in the season.

UAPB and South Carolina State have...

Business expo scheduled

Jan 28, 2015 6:01pm

There will be a Pine Bluff Business Expo from 1:30-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 1, at 1608 Brentwood Drive.

Henry Golatt, director of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Economic Research and...

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