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• Police chief: Group encouraged man, 46, to turn himself in after news report
William Dudley Edwards, 46, of Benton, Ark., a suspect in bomb threats phoned to the Ashdown, Ark., Walmart store early Friday, surrendered around 11 p.m. Friday to the Saline County Sheriff’s O...
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The Walmart store at 4000 New Boston Road, Texarkana, Texas, received a phoned bomb threat around 1 p.m. Sunday.The store was evacuated for approximately 45 minutes, and Texarkana, Texas, Police Depar...
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n Local teen following in her racer father’s footsteps
Racing cars takes 17-year-old high school senior Shelby Ward to another place.“I feel like I’m in my own little world,” Shelby said. “I’m very competitive, and I love lea...

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The Texarkana, Ark., Board of Directors will begin the meeting at 5 p.m. with a legislative audit workshop to go over the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee meeting which took place April 11 in Litt...
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• Officials could shrink board to 7 members, alter voting districts
Texarkana College trustees will hold a public hearing Tuesday regarding a resolution to implement Texas Senate Bill 1855, which calls for the college to decrease the number of board members and establ...
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Texas Rep. George Lavender will hand out Texas Treasure Business Awards to four Texarkana companies during a ceremony Tuesday.The event starts at 11 a.m. in the courtyard of Texarkana Regional Museum...
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AUSTIN—Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in...
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More than four hundred books representing five generations were donated Friday to the Literacy Council of Miller & Bowie Counties Inc.The donation was made possible through the Dr. James Burroughs...
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Staff photo by Jerry Habraken• The sun sets behind the main stand at the Texarkana 67 Speedway to mark the beginning of a night of races.
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Submitted photo• Texarkana resident Linda Riggan, center, holds the guitar her bid won at a recent fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The bidding netted $1,500. In additi...
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Law enforcement dispatch records for Saturday.Bowie County Sheriff’s Office12:42 a.m., suspicious, 480 County Road 41511:12 a.m., theft, 11496 Highway 67 W.2:26 a.m., driving while intoxicated...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is an installment of candidate questionnaires for the Wake Village City Council Municipal Election. The first day of early voting is April 28. The election is May 10. The Gaz...

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Category: Local News    Published: Monday, April 21st, 2014     comments
CIVIL COURTBowie CountyTommie Rosser v. Mark Campbell, damages due to negligence with a motor vehicle; Parks Diamond Jewelers Inc. v. Paxton Jones et al, default; Crystal Swaty v. Sams Wholesale Club...
Category: Local News    Published: Monday, April 21st, 2014     comments
REUNIONSAprilUSS Tarawa Veterans Association will have its 25-year reunion Thursday through Sunday in Branson, Mo. Contact Ken Underdown, president, at 31 Islet Road, Levittown, PA 19057 or 215-547-02...
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LITTLE ROCK—The three candidates seeking the Republican nomination for a central Arkansas congressional seat are running on vows to cut taxes and regulations in Washington, but split sharply on...
Category: Wire News    Published: Monday, April 21st, 2014     comments
EL PASO, Texas—With barely a week to go, officials are promising that El Paso's new $72 million downtown stadium will be ready before the minor league baseball team's home opener.A temporary cer...
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PITTSBURGH—After early complaints that out-of-state firms got the most jobs, some local construction trade workers and union members in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia say they're now benef...
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LITTLE ROCK—Two months after Arkansas agricultural officials gathered at the Governor's Mansion to announce efforts to revitalize the "Arkansas Grown" program, nearly 150 farmers and buyers have...
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Today is Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2014. There are 254 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On April 21, 1789, John Adams was sworn in as the first vice president of the U...
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NEW YORK—"Just Do It" has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but some parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York's Common Core standardized English tests.Brands including Ba...
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WASHINGTON—Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusio...
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Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously mark holiday
VATICAN CITY—Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in N...

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CHICAGO—Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.Use o...
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WASHINGTON—Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa’s last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of becoming fronts for ivory p...
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