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Officials: Car doors forced closed by rushing water; mother and child escape through window
A pregnant woman and her 3-year-old child were rescued from a flooding car Saturday morning on Hempstead County Road 13, according to a sheriff’s department report. Flood waters caused the clos...
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LITTLE ROCK—An Oklahoma Supreme Court ruling that will rid the Capitol grounds of a religious monument has simultaneously scuttled the plans of a group advocating for a Satanic statue there, and...
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Former Domtar manager to take helm for now
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A retired paper mill manager will now lead the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce on a temporary basis. Warren “Buddy” Allen, who managed the Domtar (formerly Georgia Pacific) paper mill in As...
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Fundraiser aims to raise safe boating awareness
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The Trey-Bob Annual Extravaganza-2015 Trey-lympics takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at North Heights Junior High School Gym, 2118 East 35th St., Texarkana, Ark. “It’s going to...
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Arkansas-side police seeking suspect
Texarkana, Ark., police are working to determine who fatally shot a local pilot in his home last week. Michael Scott Roberts, 40, was found dead late Thursday morning in his house in the 1800 block o...
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Official: Suspect allegedly thought he was chatting with 15-year-old girl, who turned out to be a de
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A man accused of using the Internet to solicit sex with children is scheduled for a jury trial in Bowie County next month. Noble Solomon May, 24, appeared with Texarkana lawyer Mike Lusk for a pretri...
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Cookie gets skinny, ‘sophisticated’
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NEW YORK—Oreos are getting a skinny new look, and its maker says the new cookie is a “sophisticated” snack for grown-ups that isn’t meant to be twisted or dunked. Mondelez Int...
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COLUMBIA, S.C.—The South Carolina Senate moved forward with plans Monday to lower the Confederate battle flag from the State House grounds and retire it to the Confederate Relic Room and Militar...
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VIENNA—A day before the new deadline for a nuclear accord, Iran pushed on Monday for an end to the U.N. arms embargo on the country—a parallel deal that the United States opposes as it see...
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The decision to cancel the annual Sparks in the Park fireworks event Saturday was not made lightly, Mayor Ruth Penney-Bell said Monday. The event was canceled Saturday afternoon after a day of heavy...
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The Texarkana, Texas, Housing Authority will hold a two-part course designed to assist people with the home buying process. The first session will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 18, and wil...
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Bowie County Sheriff’s Office 2:45 a.m., noise disturbance, 510 West Redwater Blvd., Maud 12:03 p.m., vandalism, 938 Garden Road, Hooks Numerous fireworks complaints   Texarkana, Texas...
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Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson recently announced the following appointments of Southwest Arkansas residents to various committees and councils. The appointments include: • Rick Rodenroth, Fouke...
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JONESBORO, Ark. —Sitting next to her 5-year-old brother, Megan Palmer tried to remain calm and composed as complete strangers drove them away from a friend’s house.   Palmer, then 1...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, July 7th, 2015     comments
The pets of the week are Snickers, a male, tri-colored, red bone hound mix is cage D6 and Pimp, a neutered male, domestic short hair, tri-colored cat in cage C17. The Animal Care and Adoption Center...

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SPRING, Texas—A 3-year-old is dead after Houston-area authorities say he shot himself with his grandparent’s handgun. Harris County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Tebben Lewis says th...
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DALLAS—A gay couple was granted a marriage license Monday shortly after filing a federal lawsuit against a county clerk in Texas who cited religious opposition when denying them a license last w...
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EL DORADO, Ark.—“This is about letting our soldiers know that we care. The number one thing that people who are presenting the quilts are told is ‘I didn’t know anybody cared...
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Courtney Sacco/Odessa American via AP  A  group of children play at McKinney Park’s Sprayground Monday in Odessa, Texas.
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DALLAS—A long-running spat between Baylor University and one of its alumni associations, over actions the world’s largest Baptist school claims is hurting its brand, has now unearthed emai...
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MEXICO CITY—Mexico’s navy says six people are dead after a group of suspected criminals sparked a skirmish by opening fire on a Marine helicopter near the U.S. border. The navy says the i...
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LITTLE ROCK—The Little Rock Police Department is experiencing technical problems as it tests officer body cameras. Assistant Chief Alice Fulk said insufficient bandwidth and problems keeping th...
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PLANO, Texas—A move is under way to make a Texas-shaped swimming pool in the Dallas suburb of Plano a state historical landmark. The Dallas Morning News reports the board of directors of the Te...
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WASHINGTON—Earlier this year, Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign lost count of its experts. In the months before she began her second run for the White House, Clinton spent hours quizzing...
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AUSTIN—A Texas Parks and Wildlife game warden who was illegally hunting when he was shot in 2013 was allowed to keep his job and face a fine rather than felony charges, according to a newspaper...
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EL DORADO, Ark.—Two men facing capital murder charges in the accidental shooting of an El Dorado boy are due in court. The 20- and 24-year-old men from El Dorado were being held without bond in...
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WASHINGTON—Super PACs helping Texas Sen. Ted Cruz win the Republican presidential nomination have raised almost $38 million. That’s according to Dathan Voelter, a treasurer for the commit...
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BATON ROUGE, La.—Baton Rouge will become the home of Brown & Root’s new global headquarters. Company officials announced Monday Brown & Root’s executive team will move from...
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RUSSELLVILLE, Ark.—Arkansas authorities are investigating a mix-up at a county jail after workers accidentally released an inmate. The Pope County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Jeffre...
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Today is Tuesday, July 7, the 188th day of 2015. There are 177 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 7, 1865, four people were hanged in Washington, D.C. for conspiring...
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NEW YORK—Jerry Weintraub, the dynamic producer and manager who pushed the career of John Denver and produced such hit movies as “Nashville” and “Ocean’s Eleven,” ha...
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LOS ANGELES—Scot Alexander Breithaupt, who helped turn BMX bike racing from a backyard backwater into an international action sport, has died, authorities said Monday. Breithaupt was among the...
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PORTLAND, Maine—The beekeeper who co-founded Burt’s Bees, and whose face and wild beard appeared on labels for the natural cosmetics, died on Sunday. Burt Shavitz was 80. A spokeswoman fo...
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Texas among states where canines are sent to fight meth
INDIANAPOLIS—Five retired military dogs that spent years working in war zones are putting their noses to new uses by helping police in the U.S. combat methamphetamine and other drugs. The dogs...

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<p class="p2"><span class="s3">Lawrence, Ind.,&nbsp; Police Department Officer Matthew Hickey watches as his dog Axel perform a search drill June 1 at a school in Indianapolis. Axel, a 5-year-old German shepherd that spent three years in Afghanistan as a search and narcotics dog, will spend the rest of his working career in Indianapolis, where he&rsquo;s been assigned to the Lawrence Township School District police force.</span></p>Picture: <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Associated Press</span></p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><span>&nbsp;</span></span><span class="s3">Officer Matthew Hickey, along with his dog Axel, walk the halls at a school May 29 in Indianapolis.</span></p>

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EL DORADO, Ark.—The Union County Sheriff’s Office hopes to find the driver responsible for fatally hitting a pedestrian in 2011 and then leaving the scene. Thomas Lake Patterson, 40, was...
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas—A new aquatic effort on property owned by the Food Bank of Corpus Christi could mean a boost to the local economy and food for hungry people. About 350 blue catfish were d...
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HOUSTON—About 100 people drove around a mall parking lot in Houston waving Confederate flags, in a Fourth of July show support for the divisive symbol that was one of several such events that ha...
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NEW YORK—If you’re headed to the beach or any other weekend getaway, don’t forget these “essential” gadgets. Of course, no technology is truly essential. You’re at...
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NEW YORK—You may have noticed your Facebook friends getting considerably more colorful. More than 26 million Facebook profile photos have taken on a rainbow hue in the days since the U.S. Supre...
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Fans of Lifetime’s melodramatic movies can now see them for $4 a month—without subscribing to cable. Lifetime’s online video service is the latest move by an entertainment company t...
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BERLIN—German Chancellor Angela Merkel has long said she wants to see Greece remain in the eurozone, but “not at any price.” And the Sunday vote by Greeks to reject their creditors&r...
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DENVER—Presidential candidates are talking about marijuana in ways unimaginable not long ago. White House hopefuls in both parties are taking donations from people in the new marijuana industry...
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OMAHA, Neb.—Investor Warren Buffett has given more than $2.8 billion worth of Berkshire Hathaway stock to five charities as part of his plan to gradually give away his fortune.   Buffett...
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BOGOTA, Colombia—The reigning Miss Universe has refused to relinquish her crown despite a tide of condemnation following pageant owner Donald Trump’s remarks on Mexican immigrants. Paulin...
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