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The New Yorker
Frank Ocean, Genuine Misfit2012, his début major-label album, “channel ORANGE.” He was creating a kind of
Frank Ocean, Genuine Misfit
The New Yorker / Posted 7 hours ago
2012, his début major-label album, “channel ORANGE.” He was creating a kind of meditative soul music, in the tradition of Al Green and D’Angelo, but Ocean updated the form with lo-fi interludes that poeticized a digitally born form of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Minister sues radio station over Al Green grits commentis suing the Mildred Gaddis radio show, saying she was wrongly accused of throw
Minister sues radio station over Al Green grits comment
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 hours ago
is suing the Mildred Gaddis radio show, saying she was wrongly accused of throwing a pot of hot grits on soul singer Al Green at the height of his fame in the 1970s. The incident made national news when Green's then-girlfriend, Mary Woodson,... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Nate Parker Is Disappointed In The Black, Online Community For Lack of Supportvenues. Bill Cosby still, after 50 + rape accusations, has people who swear he’
Nate Parker Is Disappointed In The Black, Online Community For Lack of Support
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 18 hours ago
venues. Bill Cosby still, after 50 + rape accusations, has people who swear he’s Heathcliff. And even me. I love me some Al Green and James Brown, though they were both notorious for abusing their wives and girlfriends. Even my beloved Prince,... Read more
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Billboard
Frank Ocean Shares His Favorite Songs in 'Boys Don't Cry' Zine– Kraftwerk "Asiko" – Tony Allen "Earth Bound Hearts" – John Mclaughlin feat.
Frank Ocean Shares His Favorite Songs in 'Boys Don't Cry' Zine
Billboard / Posted yesterday
– Kraftwerk "Asiko" – Tony Allen "Earth Bound Hearts" – John Mclaughlin feat. John Surman "Simply Beautiful" – Al Green "Mr. Bojangles" – Nina Simone "Flamingo" – Todd Rundgren "The Medley Of Praise" – Daryl Coley "Claire De Lune" –... Read more
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Time
Listen to a Playlist of Frank Ocean's Favorite SongsFrank Sinatra, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and Simon & Garfunkel to modern-day l
Listen to a Playlist of Frank Ocean's Favorite Songs
Time / Posted yesterday
Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and Simon & Garfunkel to modern-day legends like Prince and perennial favorites Al Green and Donna Summer. The list even includes some of his contemporaries like James Blake. Also included in this gem of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Moore adventurous on new Don't Careis in his sweet spot. He doesn't sound like anybody -- though for years he has
Moore adventurous on new Don't Care
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
is in his sweet spot. He doesn't sound like anybody -- though for years he has turned out music evocative of singers like Al Green in his 1970s-era prime and vintage, mellow Isley Brothers. With Spirit, Lee doubles down on his distinctive style,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
NAACP, Houston community leaders speak out against White Lives Matter protestcaused "the attack and killing of white police officers, the burning down of ci
NAACP, Houston community leaders speak out against White Lives Matter protest
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
caused "the attack and killing of white police officers, the burning down of cities and things of that nature." U.S. Rep. Al Green cited slavery, lawful segregation and ongoing discrimination as reasons to support Black Lives Matter. "There has... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Record Reviewsdoesn’t sound like anybody but Amos Lee — though for years now he’s turned out
Record Reviews
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 5 days ago
doesn’t sound like anybody but Amos Lee — though for years now he’s turned out music wonderfully evocative of singers like Al Green in his 1970s-era prime and vintage, mellow Isley Brothers. With his new record, the first he has produced himself,... Read more
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Mashable
In battleground states, Trump and Clinton are close on Facebook conversationWhat's This?Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during an addre
In battleground states, Trump and Clinton are close on Facebook conversation
Mashable / Posted 5 days ago
What's This?Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during an address to the National Association of Home Builders at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel on August 11, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. Hillary Clinton has been surging ahead... Read more
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The New Yorker
“Papaya”appropriation. He had often annoyed his late wife with his many versions of “Fu
“Papaya”
The New Yorker / Posted 10 days ago
appropriation. He had often annoyed his late wife with his many versions of “Funny How Time Slips Away”: Joe Hinton, Al Green, Willie Nelson. . . . “Enough!” she’d cried. “I got it!” Errol frequently indulged in thoughts of the past on his... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Joe Biden tries to one-up President Obama with his own summer music playlistof Our Own — Bruce Springsteen Come Together — The Beatles Til It Happens To
Joe Biden tries to one-up President Obama with his own summer music playlist
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
of Our Own — Bruce Springsteen Come Together — The Beatles Til It Happens To You — Lady Gaga I Wanna Hold Your Hand — Al Green Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You — Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons Til Kingdom Come — Coldplay If We Fall In Love... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Joe Biden tries to one-up President Obama with his own summer music playlistof Our Own — Bruce Springsteen Come Together — The Beatles Til It Happens To
Joe Biden tries to one-up President Obama with his own summer music playlist
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 days ago
of Our Own — Bruce Springsteen Come Together — The Beatles Til It Happens To You — Lady Gaga I Wanna Hold Your Hand — Al Green Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You — Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons Til Kingdom Come — Coldplay If We Fall In Love... Read more
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NZCity
Drake's father is launching an R&B career.is Dennis' brother, making him Drake's uncle. Dennis used to take Drake to the
Drake's father is launching an R&B career.
NZCity / Posted 12 days ago
is Dennis' brother, making him Drake's uncle. Dennis used to take Drake to the famous Royal Studios, where the likes of Al Green recorded, when he was younger. He previously said: "Appleville, which is Shelby Drive and Nealy, that's where we... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
President Obama and the Bidens drop their summer playlists– Bruce Springsteen Come Together – The Beatles Hello – Adele Til It Happens To
President Obama and the Bidens drop their summer playlists
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 12 days ago
– Bruce Springsteen Come Together – The Beatles Hello – Adele Til It Happens To You – Lady Gaga I Wanna Hold Your Hand – Al Green My Way – Frank Sinatra Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You – Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons The Best – Tina Turner Til... Read more
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Billboard
The Bidens Share Summer Playlist Featuring Bruce Springsteen, Adele, Ray Charles & MoreTogether” – The Beatles “Hello” – Adele “Til It Happens To You” – Lady Gaga
The Bidens Share Summer Playlist Featuring Bruce Springsteen, Adele, Ray Charles & More
Billboard / Posted 12 days ago
Together” – The Beatles “Hello” – Adele “Til It Happens To You” – Lady Gaga “I Wanna Hold Your Hand” – Al Green “My Way” – Frank Sinatra “Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You” – Frankie Valli “The Best” – Tina Turner “Til Kingdom... Read more
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Blogcritics.org
John ‘Papa’ Gros – ‘River’s on Fire’of JJ Grey and Mofro, the stark blues of John Hammond Jr., the jump and flow of
John ‘Papa’ Gros – ‘River’s on Fire’
Blogcritics.org / Posted 12 days ago
of JJ Grey and Mofro, the stark blues of John Hammond Jr., the jump and flow of Dr. John, and the organ-glimmer soul of Al Green. Gros’s keyboard mastery is evident throughout, but though it’s a solo album it’s very much a band effort, with... Read more
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Salon.com
Decoding Obama’s playlist: Inside his summer jams, a hint of what we’ll miss most about himand they’re a bit less studied than Bridges, but they’re very deeply rooted in
Decoding Obama’s playlist: Inside his summer jams, a hint of what we’ll miss most about him
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
and they’re a bit less studied than Bridges, but they’re very deeply rooted in ‘60s R&B. Given Obama’s fondness for Al Green, they’re natural choices. Same for one of the youngest musicians on the list, Courtney Barnett, the wry Australian... Read more
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The Atlantic
Parsing Obama's Sexy, Sometimes Woke Summer PlaylistAn evening list was full of other solid but uncreative choices, from Van Morris
Parsing Obama's Sexy, Sometimes Woke Summer Playlist
The Atlantic / Posted 13 days ago
An evening list was full of other solid but uncreative choices, from Van Morrison to Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles to Al Green. The presence of the Lumineers was worth several demerits. I’m happy to report that this year’s playlist is an... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Obama's summer playlist includes Aretha Franklin, Prince, Jay Zincluded songs from various artists. Some of the highlights included: Preside
Obama's summer playlist includes Aretha Franklin, Prince, Jay Z
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 13 days ago
included songs from various artists. Some of the highlights included: President Obama's 2015 playlist featured songs from Al Green, Mos Def, Erykah Badu and Van Morrison. Been waiting to drop this: summer playlist, the encore. What's everybody... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
5 facts about Lyle LovettGrammys in 1994 for collaborative efforts: one with western swing outfit Asleep
5 facts about Lyle Lovett
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
Grammys in 1994 for collaborative efforts: one with western swing outfit Asleep at the Wheel and another with R&B legend Al Green. 2. Despite not having a Top 40 single on the Billboard country charts since 1988, Lovett has continued to have... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Drake's father Dennis Graham just launched his own R&B careeris Dennis' brother, making him Drake's uncle. Dennis used to take Drake to the
Drake's father Dennis Graham just launched his own R&B career
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
is Dennis' brother, making him Drake's uncle. Dennis used to take Drake to the famous Royal Studios, where the likes of Al Green recorded, when he was younger. He previously said: "Appleville, which is Shelby Drive and Nealy, that's where we... Read more
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Ipswich Star
My First Car: Living the travel dream with Tinapay – and just about all I owned in the world! My sole source of support in ca
My First Car: Living the travel dream with Tina
Ipswich Star / Posted 18 days ago
pay – and just about all I owned in the world! My sole source of support in car ownership was a mate on the course, Al Green, who had owned a car for two or three years. Another good mate, Paddy, and I used to go around together at weekends... Read more
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International Business Times
Happy 55th birthday Barack Obama! The president's most entertaining moments "You're gonna kiss me, give him something to talk about. Now, he's really jealo
Happy 55th birthday Barack Obama! The president's most entertaining moments
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
"You're gonna kiss me, give him something to talk about. Now, he's really jealous." Obama = 1, Mike = 0.When he sang Al Green If Obama is stuck for things to do when he leaves the White House, becoming an Al Green tribute act could help pass... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Urban design experts offer Memphis riverfront advice and morewill be on hand, though not, unfortunately, in pads, at the first Tiger footbal
Urban design experts offer Memphis riverfront advice and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 20 days ago
will be on hand, though not, unfortunately, in pads, at the first Tiger football practice. The Fadeout: I do like the Al Green original a little better, but to mix it up, let’s spin the Syl Johnson version of Memphis’ best “river” song: The... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Rock the Blockover quantity, so we're probably going to focus on this while we get our legs u
Rock the Block
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 21 days ago
over quantity, so we're probably going to focus on this while we get our legs under us. As for demos, I like things to happen organically. I mean, my dad wasn't out looking for Al Green, it just kinda happened. I approach my career the s... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Rough-over-smoothGift" and "Breakaway." His voice has that rough-over-smooth edge that is the ha
Rough-over-smooth
Missoula Independent / Posted 21 days ago
Gift" and "Breakaway." His voice has that rough-over-smooth edge that is the hallmark of the greatest soul singers from Al Green to Brittney Howard. The title track brings a horn section to the party for a funky stomp that's reminiscent of... Read more
21d
Variety
Why the Little Moments Were the Most Important at the 2016 Democratic National Conventiona row of missing teeth who stood on a downtown street corner and delivered a re
Why the Little Moments Were the Most Important at the 2016 Democratic National Convention
Variety / Posted 21 days ago
a row of missing teeth who stood on a downtown street corner and delivered a rendition of “Amazing Grace” as sweet as any Al Green ever laid down. I shared a late-night dinner with attorney Gloria Allred and heard how, as a woman who had married... Read more
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The Aspen Times
City on board for bigger acts at Wheeler Opera Housemarquee acts would be along the lines of Peter Frampton, The Monkees, Lyle Love
City on board for bigger acts at Wheeler Opera House
The Aspen Times / Posted 22 days ago
marquee acts would be along the lines of Peter Frampton, The Monkees, Lyle Lovett, Bonnie Raitt, Chicago, Willie Nelson and Al Green, among others. “I would support that but even more so if you bring in Bonnie Raitt,” said Councilwoman Ann Mullins,... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
New law to curb wealthy public housing tenantsbe evicted or you will have to pay market value or you will have to pay the sub
New law to curb wealthy public housing tenants
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 22 days ago
be evicted or you will have to pay market value or you will have to pay the subsidy that is contained in that unit,” Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, said. Green represents the 9th Congressional District of Texas, which includes Southeast Houston, Central... Read more
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Style Weekly
Sugar’s Crab Shack Is a Mandatory Stop in North Sidethe letters “X-ing” below. Rolls of brown paper towels are attached to the rail
Sugar’s Crab Shack Is a Mandatory Stop in North Side
Style Weekly / Posted 22 days ago
the letters “X-ing” below. Rolls of brown paper towels are attached to the railing. Vintage soul music plays Isaac Hayes, Al Green and the Spinners, prompting customers to drum their fingers or tap their feet. Whether they’re waiting to order or... Read more
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Billboard
Melissa Etheridge Announces New Album, Premieres Cover of Sam & Dave Soul ClassicPledge campaign. MEmphis Rock and Soul was tracked at another seminal Memphis s
Melissa Etheridge Announces New Album, Premieres Cover of Sam & Dave Soul Classic
Billboard / Posted 22 days ago
Pledge campaign. MEmphis Rock and Soul was tracked at another seminal Memphis spot, Willie Mitchell's Royal Studios, where Al Green, Solomon Burke, Ann Peebles and more recorded classics. Willie's son Boo Mitchell produced the album, and the Hodges... Read more
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Baller Status
Justin Timberlake Delivers Inspirational Speech at Teen Choice Awardsmoment growing up was when I discovered that there was a music legend living ri
Justin Timberlake Delivers Inspirational Speech at Teen Choice Awards
Baller Status / Posted 22 days ago
moment growing up was when I discovered that there was a music legend living right down the street from me, the Reverend Al Green, who taught the world a lesson that resonates now, I think, more than ever: let’s stay together. I learned from so... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Justin Timberlake wins the Decade Award, plus the full list of winners from the Teen Choice Awardstell you that you and your choices matter.” He also referenced boxing legend M
Justin Timberlake wins the Decade Award, plus the full list of winners from the Teen Choice Awards
Irish Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
tell you that you and your choices matter.” He also referenced boxing legend Muhammad Ali, as well as great musicians like Al Green and Stevie Wonder. Talking about Ali, he said: “Muhammad Ali fought in the ring, but he fought for peace, too. And... Read more
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Billboard
Justin Timberlake Accepts Teen Choice Decade Award: Read His Inspirational Speechmoment growing up was when I discovered that there was a music legend living ri
Justin Timberlake Accepts Teen Choice Decade Award: Read His Inspirational Speech
Billboard / Posted 24 days ago
moment growing up was when I discovered that there was a music legend living right down the street from me, the Reverend Al Green, who taught the world a lesson that resonates now, I think, more than ever: let's stay together. I learned from so... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Justin Timberlake Accepts Teen Choice Decade Award: Read His Inspirational Speechmoment growing up was when I discovered that there was a music legend living ri
Justin Timberlake Accepts Teen Choice Decade Award: Read His Inspirational Speech
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 24 days ago
moment growing up was when I discovered that there was a music legend living right down the street from me, the Reverend Al Green, who taught the world a lesson that resonates now, I think, more than ever: let's stay together. I learned from so... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Nasty presidential race aheadfor their causes — and by painting Trump as unusually dangerous. "Tell everyon
Nasty presidential race ahead
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 26 days ago
for their causes — and by painting Trump as unusually dangerous. "Tell everyone to make a reality check," said Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, whose congressional district is about one-third African-American. Remind minority voters, he said, of the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Get ready for the nastiest, most unpredictable campaign you can imaginefor their causes – and by painting Trump as unusually dangerous. “Tell everyon
Get ready for the nastiest, most unpredictable campaign you can imagine
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
for their causes – and by painting Trump as unusually dangerous. “Tell everyone to make a reality check,” said Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, whose congressional district is about one-third African-American. Remind minority voters, he said, of the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Now, the nastiest, most unpredictable campaign you can imaginefor their causes – and by painting Trump as unusually dangerous. “Tell everyon
Now, the nastiest, most unpredictable campaign you can imagine
The News & Observer / Posted 26 days ago
for their causes – and by painting Trump as unusually dangerous. “Tell everyone to make a reality check,” said Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, whose congressional district is about one-third African-American. Remind minority voters, he said, of the... Read more
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Island Packet
Now, the nastiest, most unpredictable campaign you can imaginefor their causes – and by painting Trump as unusually dangerous. “Tell everyon
Now, the nastiest, most unpredictable campaign you can imagine
Island Packet / Posted 27 days ago
for their causes – and by painting Trump as unusually dangerous. “Tell everyone to make a reality check,” said Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, whose congressional district is about one-third African-American. Remind minority voters, he said, of the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Jazzed up fundraiser for Jazzfest2th and other local individual artists, such as Will West, Daniel Anderson, Mon
Jazzed up fundraiser for Jazzfest
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
2th and other local individual artists, such as Will West, Daniel Anderson, Monty Safford, Bruce Fleming, Kerry Cordray, Al Green and Artie Langston, will be performing. Will West Music and Sound will provide some of the backline instruments and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Bob McNally's Outdoors Outlookmarine shrimp in the St. Johns River, which usually gets underway now well sout
Bob McNally's Outdoors Outlook
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 28 days ago
marine shrimp in the St. Johns River, which usually gets underway now well south, toward Palatka and Welaka. But Mandarin’s Al Green is a veteran river shrimper near Welaka and reports none during a recent night trip. David Cooksey, another... Read more
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Black Press USA
Financial Justice a Key Focus at 2016 NAACP Conventionon July 18. Similar remarks on financial justice were also offered during a le
Financial Justice a Key Focus at 2016 NAACP Convention
Black Press USA / Posted 1 months ago
on July 18. Similar remarks on financial justice were also offered during a legislative session by Houston Congressman Al Green, a former NAACP branch president, and Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley, a marcher in last year’s “America’s Journey for... Read more
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The News & Observer
The leader of the Congressional Black Caucus is having a huge yearleft are, Rep. Joyce Beatty , D-Ohio, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., Butterfield
The leader of the Congressional Black Caucus is having a huge year
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
left are, Rep. Joyce Beatty , D-Ohio, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., Butterfield, Rep. Gregory W. Meeks, D-N.Y., and Rep. Al Green, D-Texas. J. Scott ApplewhiteAP Congressional Black Caucus members, from left, Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., Chairman... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The wonder stateif it's true. And it is. Or as our Lite Guv put it: "Arkansas, land of opportu
The wonder state
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
if it's true. And it is. Or as our Lite Guv put it: "Arkansas, land of opportunity and birthplace of Johnny Cash and Al Green. We are open for business and growing jobs and manufacturing and high-tech, and Republicans control every statewide... Read more

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