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January 4, 2018 admin No comments exist

The next Mega Millions drawing is scheduled for 11 p.m. Friday, and the next Powerball drawing is scheduled for the same time Saturday.

There was no lucky jackpot winner that could match all six numbers, including the Mega Ball, in Tuesday night’s drawing. According to USA Today, “There were some lucky lesser winners: One person in Florida won a $2 million Match 5 Winners Power Play and five people — in California, Florida, North Carolina, New York and Oregon — won $1 million each as Match 5 winners. According to Powerball’s website, there were more than 3 million players who won more than $30 million in smaller prizes Wednesday.”

If you feel lucky, there is no better time to get you a ticket for Friday night’s Powerball drawing and if you miss it then you can also play the same time Saturday.

January 2, 2018 admin No comments exist

 

imagesThe UN Peacekeepers will be sent to quell violence in Chicago. This is the claim that many are making. There have been many sightings of UN vehicles in the United States over the past years. The claims that UN Peacekeepers will come in and take over the United States have been promoted by sites like  Anti-MediaIlluminatiExposed.net, InfoWars.com, and Anonymous-Feed.com. What sparked this conversation to resurface was the announcement of a Facebook post by Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin.

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Boykin also spoke with the Chicago Tribune and stated the following when questioned about welcoming in foreign troops from the United Nations

“I’m talking about whoever the U.N. would decide to send in,”

and also stated

 if the soldiers were instead wearing the sky blue helmets of United Nations peacekeepers there might not be such a problem

Although we have verified the above quotes, when fact checked using snopes.com they returned a rating of this being a false report. It may be false that any plans have been made for UN troops to go into Chicago, but it is true that the Commissioner does not mind having them present. What are your thoughts, should the UN be allowed or petitioned to help with the crisis in Chicago?

November 9, 2017 admin No comments exist

Retired Colonel Nathaniel “Nate” Todd will be the guest speaker during the Veteran’s Day Celebration scheduled for noon Thursday, November 9, at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The University began a formal ceremony in 2016 to honor local veterans. UAPB was designated a 2017 Military Friendly Gold status campus and is only one of three schools in the state with that distinction.

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Veteran’s Day activities will be held in the STEM building on the first floor and vendors in the lobby with booths for veteran’s benefits. An indoor picnic will follow the formal ceremony.

The speaker, Colonel Todd, is a Pine Bluff native. Prior to his retirement in October 2016, he served as Director of the Health Financial Policy Office of the United States Army’s Surgeon General in Falls Church, Virginia. Colonel Todd was recently appointed the director of the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs by Governor Asa Hutchinson.

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March 30, 2017 admin No comments exist

Gwatney AkinsThe Pine Bluff Police Department were dispatched around 7:01 p.m. Sunday night to a shooting at the Broadmoor Arms Apartment located at 801 South Wisconsin.

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A 47-year-old and a 41-year-old argued until it finally erupted into a more violent and lethal situation. 47-year-old Charles Tinnie was shot in the chest by alleged shooter 41-year-old Gwatney Akins. C. Tinnie barely made it down the stairs before collapsing and taken to Jefferson Regional Medical Center (JRMC) where he eventually died from is injuries. The alleged shooter, Gwatney Akins, was arrested on 1st Degree murder charges in connection with the murder. Police found Akins in apartment #47.

 

March 6, 2017 admin No comments exist

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Jordan Peele’s Get Out made over $30 million in its first weekend, and the numbers are steady climbing. The hype over the movie garnered an extremely rare 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes with over 100 reviews. Everyone seem to love the movie until, The National Review’s, Armond White didn’t see what all the hype was about.

Mashable.com wrote on the issues that Armond had with the movie. According to mashable.com,

White, a controversial reviewer who was kicked out of the New York Film Critics Circle, is known for provocative reviews and contrary opinions. He pointed to Get Out’s “‘post-racial’ ironies,” comparing it to Key and Peele’s “concocted unfunny routines deriding black paranoia and white superstition. Get Out shares that opportunistic misconception.”

“In Get Out, just as Obama did, Peele exploits racial discomfort, irresponsibly playing racial grief and racist relief off against each other, subjecting imagination and identification to political sway,” White wrote.

Get the full story here from Mashable.com BY PROMA KHOSLA