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A lawsuit filed in a Texarkana federal court last week accuses the former owner of a De Queen, Ark., motel of pirating the broadcast of a boxing match in 2012. Pennsylvania based Joe Hand Promotions...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
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LEWISVILLE, Ark.—A Louisiana woman who claims she was once sexually molested by a man who is now a Lafayette County Sheriff’s Deputy organized a protest outside the sheriff’s office...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
WASHINGTON—Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says. Compared with the other animal prote...

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<p class="p2"><span class="s3">Compared to other animal proteins, beef produces five times more heat-trapping gases connected to global warming per calorie, puts out six times as much nitrogen for water pollution, takes 11 times more water for irrigation and uses 28 times the land, according to the study published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.&nbsp;</span></p>

Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—Three teenagers accused of fatally beating two homeless men beyond recognition with cinder blocks, bricks and a metal fence pole may have been terrorizing transients around Alb...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
Encouragement from community members along with the confidence he has in his experience to make Texarkana, Ark., a better place to live is why David Haak said he will run for mayor this November. Haa...

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<p class="p1">David Haak formally announces his candidacy for mayor of Texarkana, Ark., Monday morning during a press conference at City Hall. Haak served as Ward 5 director from 1996-98, then as a state representative from 1998-2004.&nbsp;</p>Picture: <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Staff photo by Evan Lewis</span></p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s3">Debbie Haak, wife of David Haak, sits with their family Monday as David Haak formally announces his candidacy for mayor of Texarkana, Ark. Debbie Haak said she will resign from the Advertising and Promotions Board if her husband is elected, and added she still plans to be active in the community but purely in a voluntary capacity.&nbsp;</span></p>

Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
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Celebration of life services will be held today for Texarkana Gazette sports writer Phil Sandoval. Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. at Williams Memorial United Methodist Church, 4000 Moores Lane, wi...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
A Little Rock man was chased through two Southwest Arkansas counties about 1 a.m. Saturday and when law enforcement officers stopped him, he was arrested on drug and intoxication charges, an official...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
The Miller County Quorum Court finance committee Monday night agreed county employees deserve a pay raise, but the Justices of the Peace question if revenues at the end of the year will sustain pay ra...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
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SAN ANGELO, Texas–Dr. Alaric Williams credits his upbringing in tiny Stamps, Ark., with steeping him in a philosophy of “servant leadership,” leading by example and serving others....
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
NEW BOSTON, Texas—The Bowie County Extension office will have a Private Pesticide Applicator training class from 8:15 a.m. to noon July 28 at the Bowie County Extension office inside the courtho...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
The City of Hope, Ark., will join cities nationwide hosting “America’s Night Out Against Crime” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 5. The project will be the 31st annual National Night Out...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
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HOPE, Ark.–The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Foundation received a matching grant from the Ronald McDonald House Charities Global to go along with a Ronald McDonald House Char...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
The pets of the week are Samantha, a female, tan and white, American bulldog mix in D27 and Minnie, a grey and white, female cat who is 2 years old in C32. The Animal Care and Adoption Center of Texa...

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Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas—Six Flags Entertainment Corp. (SIX) on Monday reported earnings that climbed by 40 percent in its second quarter. The results matched analysts' expectations. The Grand Prai...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program has closed for the summer. The Southwest Arkansas Development Council recently announced the closing for the summer regular and crisis LIHEAP program, sa...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
FORT WORTH, Texas—A North Texas teenager has died after her go-kart crashed during an autocross event near Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office on Mo...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
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Staff photo by Curt Youngblood Firefighters from Redwater, C-5, Liberty-Eylau and Maud fire departments respond to a residential fire on Monday afternoon. The fire destroyed a vacant mobile home.&nbs...
Category: Stand Alone Photo    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
The Texarkana, Ark., Board of Directors voted to adjourn rather than to consider a resolution to appoint Heather Soyars as city clerk Monday night. City Manager Harold Boldt recommended directors not...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
LITTLE ROCK—The quality of footage from surveillance cameras installed around the city last year is not meeting industry standards, Little Rock police said. The $500,000 Internet-based system's...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
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Staff photo by Jerry Habraken  Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center Principal Taryn Wells dances with her team members during the ArtsSmart Arts advocacy training Monday morning at the Te...
Category: Stand Alone Photo    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
On the Beat Law enforcement dispatch records for Sunday.   Bowie County Sheriff’s Office 1:04 a.m., suspicious, 2518 Presley Road 2:14 a.m., theft, 451 Leary Road 8:56 a.m., vandalism...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
WASHINGTON—The White House says the number of unaccompanied minors crossing the border is dropping significantly. White House press secretary Josh Earnest says about 150 children daily—on...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
HOUSTON—Halliburton Co. (HAL) said Monday that its second-quarter earnings rose 20 percent, and it raised its share buyback authorization to $6 billion. The Houston-based company, which provide...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
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Staff photo by Cecil Anderson  Curtis Taylor removes the silver horn from the old Texas High scoreboard Monday afternoon on Summerhill Road in Texarkana, Texas. The old scoreboard will be replac...
Category: Stand Alone Photo    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
LITTLE ROCK—A state panel finalized a deal Monday to move up to 250 inmates into an unused Pulaski County facility as part of a plan lawmakers approved earlier this month to ease overcrowding at...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
DAYTON, Texas—An ominous warning is posted in red and white on a thick steel door flanked by fences topped with razor wire: "No hostage shall pass through this gate." It is a standing order to...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
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Staff photo by Cecil Anderson   Terry Pickens power washes the side of Liberty-Eylau Pre-Kindergarten Center on Monday afternoon on South Robinson Road in Texarkana, Texas.
Category: Stand Alone Photo    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
ZAPATA, Texas—Texas wildlife officials trying to spawn bigger largemouth bass and lure more anglers have turned to an oral surgeon's private lake to experiment with fish genetics, environment an...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
On Kawara, the acclaimed but enigmatic Japanese artist whose body of conceptual works addressed the passage of time in detached, numerical ways, has died. He was 81. Kawara died in New York City in l...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
Today is Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 22, 1934, bank robber John Dillinger was shot to death by federal a...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
LOS ANGELES—Martin Tahse, a stage and television producer best known for his work on “ABC Afterschool Specials” and other programs aimed at young audiences, died July 1 in a nursing...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
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BALTIMORE—A "rogue" gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly record videos and photos of his patients has forced one of the world's top medical centers to pay $190 million to 8,000 women a...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
WASHINGTON—Scientists have linked more than 100 spots in our DNA to the risk of developing schizophrenia, casting light on the mystery of what makes the disease tick. Such work could eventually...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
WASHINGTON—A pharmacy supervisor at the VA was placed on leave after complaining about errors and delays in delivering medications to patients at a hospital in Palo Alto, California. In Pennsylv...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
NEW YORK—Amazon’s new “unlimited” e-book service lets you read 600,000 books. That sounds like more than you’ll ever read, but I found myself struggling to find the books...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
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NEW YORK—The Nokia X phones that Microsoft discontinued this week blend two rival operating systems, but leave out the best of each. As a result, the devices didn’t become a runaway hit a...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
NEW YORK—The largest group of bitcoin miners, which maintains and processes transactions in the digital currency, is promising to avoid majority control of the currency as a temporary measure to...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
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WASHINGTON—Bleeding from both legs and his arm, Ryan Pitts kept firing at about 200 Taliban fighters, even holding onto his grenades an extra moment to ensure the enemy couldn’t heave them...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
AUSTIN—Gov. Rick Perry is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border over the next month to combat what he said Monday were criminals exploiting a surge of children p...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
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CHATHAM, Mass.—Great white sharks are having an unusual effect on Cape Cod this summer, and many a merchant is going to need a bigger wallet. The sharks being spotted in growing numbers are sti...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
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HRABOVE, Ukraine—Bowing to international pressure, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days a...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
LONDON—“What exactly are they trying to hide?” President Barack Obama asked Monday as he demanded that Ukrainian rebels give investigators access to the wreckage of the downed jetlin...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
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JERUSALEM—For almost two weeks, Israel practically bristled with confidence and pride: The Iron Dome air defense system was dependably zapping incoming Hamas rockets from the skies, the military...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
NASA honored one of its most famous astronauts Monday by renaming a historic building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It now bears the name of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moo...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014     comments
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