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Sixteen couples competing in Jonesboro’s first ever “Wanna Dance?” competition will have their moment in the spotlight this month, each hoping that they have just the right moves to garner the majority of votes in the inaugural dance-off. Organized as a fundraiser for The Woman’s Discovery Center, Executive Director Faye Cox said community response to the event has been positive....
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With nearly 30 computers, a large flat screen TV and study areas, Jazzman’s Café is a full-service coffee shop custom designed for students but also serving the public. The coffee shop is a partnership between Arkansas State University’s Information and Technology Services (ITS) Department and Retail Brand Group, which owns Sodexo food services and Jazzman’s Café. Created in...
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best overall
When Plain Meanness takes the concert or dance stage, the group sparkles with a musical verve, albeit it of an eclectic variety, that is simply impossible for its legions of dedicated fans to resist. The four-piece group never takes itself too seriously, in part because its members are long on musical wit, playfulness, and the brand of empathetic euphoria that comes from sharing the musical depth that...
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my favorite room
Chances are that when Olivia and Elyse Wilcoxson are grown up and become mothers themselves, they’ll still remember what their first room was like, and it isn’t hard to understand why. The two girls are the daughters of Doug and Melanie Wilcoxson, who knew one another back in Missouri, graduated from ASU and then married.....
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