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Funds needed to shore up finances, hold off downgrade to general aviation
The Texarkana Regional Airport isn’t only facing a financial “perfect storm,” it’s starting to look even worse than expected and a monetary life raft is being sought from every...
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Southern Miller County Rural Development Authority intends to create an economic vision for Interstate 49 and use water sources in Miller County, Ark. Miller County Judge Larry Burgess appointed the...
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Both Texarkana, Ark., Mayor Ruth Penney-Bell and Ward 2 Director Laney Harris want to assign an amount to what directors can spend on travel annually, but their amounts differ by $4,000. In Penney-Be...
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REDWATER, Texas—A two-vehicle head-on collision left both drivers dead Sunday morning on U.S. Highway 67, about one mile west of Redwater. The accident occurred about 7:35 a.m. when a westbound...
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On your mark, set, seed swap. Seed swapping is one of the items on the agenda for a Texarkana, Texas, Farmers Market vendor meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. March 12 at City Hall, 220 Texas Boulevard. &ldqu...
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WASHINGTON—Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s congressional address, yet insisted the Obama administratio...
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday, routing several-hundred feet of power and data lines...
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LONDON—As “Jihadi John,” he was a terrifying figure, his identity concealed by a black mask, his threatening tone backed up by his oversize, serrated knife and his willingness to use...
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Voterama in Congress Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Feb. 27.   HOUSE HIGHER-EDUCATION SAVINGS PLANS: Voting 401 for and 20 against, the Hou...
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TEMPLE, Texas—A lawsuit has been settled against a Central Texas police department, which had been accused of breaking the collarbone of a teenager during an incident at a Wal-Mart. Lorenzo Mar...
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Sheriff’s office identifies twins for their mother
100 years ago March 2, 1915:—Improving property—Dr. Geo. C. Abell is improving his property at the corner of Fifth and Olive streets by having concrete curb and gutters built around it. T...
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CIVIL COURT Bowie County Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC v. Joyce R. Wingwood, default; Portfolio Recovery Assocites LLC v. Antony L. Alexander, default; Capital One Bank v. Greg Eakin et al, defa...
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FORT WORTH, Texas—Two people were killed after the SUV they were in went off a Fort Worth bridge and plunged into a creek. The Fort Worth Fire Department says one victim, an adult male, was pro...
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MARCH John Wesley and Deborah Ann Russell family reunion will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 21 at Austin Chapel Baptist Church, 3 miles southeast of DeKalb, Texas, on Farm to Maraket Road 1840. A...
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Picture:<p><span>&bull;</span><span> Sadie Clark, center, laughs as her eyes water from glitter being applied around her eyes by her friend, Jacey Whitehead, as they prepare to present their challenge project Saturday afternoon during the Destination Imagination South Regional Tournament for Arkansas at Arkansas High School.</span></p>
<div><span><br /></span></div>Picture:<p><span>Staff photo by Jerry Habraken</span></p>
<p><span>&bull;</span><span> </span><span>Members of the Genoa Central Elementary Destination Imagination team &lsquo;Legendary Guardians&rsquo; Allee Johnson, from right, Zoe Lovelis, Gabby Lovelis, Taryn Anderson, and Dakota Wooten receive feedback from judges after presenting their project outreach challenge during the Destination Imagination South Regional Tournament for Arkansas on Saturday afternoon at Arkansas High </span><span>School.&nbsp;</span></p>
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NEW BOSTON, Texas—Starting this month, the Bowie County Correctional Center will start holding Arkansas Department of Correction inmates. Last week, the Bowie County Commissioners Court approve...
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The Texarkana Metropolitan Planning Organization will hold a Technical Committee meeting at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 5, inside the Texarkana, Texas, Municipal Building Council Chambers at 220 Texas...
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Caddo Area Council Boy Scouts are gearing up for the first Scout-O-Rama in two years. This year’s Scouting showcase will be in honor of Texarkana native Ross Perot. “It’s a tribute...
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Texarkana, Ark., Police Department has received a 2015 Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas Grant valued at $61,500. TAPD will work with Southwest Arkansas Prevention Task Force to use...
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LITTLE ROCK—Arkansas is approaching the 10-year anniversary of its last execution and two lawmakers are trying to shape what comes next. Eric Nance was executed Nov. 28, 2005, for the 1993 murd...
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NEW BOSTON, Texas— After more than two weeks of planning, Bowie County now has a four-member Technology Advisory Committee Last week, the Bowie County Commissioners Court appointed the committe...
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DALLAS—A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed her when she contracted Ebola while caring for the first per...
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 Former White Sox slugger Ron Kittle laid a bouquet of red roses Sunday at the feet of Minnie Minoso’s statue in center field at U.S. Cellular Field. Minoso, a seven-time All-Star, died ea...
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Today is Monday, March 2, the 61st day of 2015. There are 304 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 2, 1965, the movie version of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Broadw...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Four months after California voters lowered penalties for certain crimes, state lawmakers and law enforcement officials are lining up with proposals to repeal portions of the...
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WASHINGTON—House Republican leaders on Sunday demanded that Democrats begin negotiations on funding for the Homeland Security Department and President Barack Obama's unilateral actions on immigr...
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CHICAGO—Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests. The findings are in...
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WASHINGTON—For President Barack Obama, it's a week to invoke America's civil rights struggles from past to present. The nation's first black president plans a speech Saturday from the Edmund Pe...
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NEW YORK—Will Smith's con-man caper "Focus" disrobed "Fifty Shades of Grey" at the box office, but the film's modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the onc...
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The clock on insurance deductibles reset on Jan. 1, and that means big medical bills are in store for some. Patients may be required to pay thousands of dollars before their health care coverage kicks...
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Private student loans get a bad rap. Their repayment terms are not as flexible as federal student loans. You generally need good credit to qualify. And interest rates often are variable, which means c...
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MILWAUKEE—April 15 is still a ways away, but a growing number of Americans may be surprised to learn that someone has already filed their tax returns for them — and also made off with thei...
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BOISE, Idaho—Ten-year-old Alexis Carey has a rare but intractable form of epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. The genetic disease causes severe and multiple seizures, which often leave parents guessing i...
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GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba—A military judge has lifted his restraining order and is again allowing female prison guards to touch an alleged war criminal while moving him between Guantanamo...
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NEW YORK—Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish met...
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip—Gaza residents said Sunday they fear growing isolation and more hardships after an Egyptian court declared the territory's ruling Hamas a terrorist organization. Some blame...
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WELLINGTON, New Zealand—The yearlong search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has turned up no sign of the plane, but that doesn't mean it's been unproductive. It has yielded lessons and discover...
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CHAPPAQUA, N.Y.—This well-heeled hamlet north of New York City is embroiled in an increasingly nasty debate that seems oddly out of place amid the stately homes and tony boutiques: What should b...
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BAUCHI, Nigeria—A crowd beat to death a teenage girl accused of planning to be a suicide bomber and then set her body ablaze Sunday, according to police and witnesses at a northeastern Nigerian...
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Prince William gets close look at tsunami disaster in Japan
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ISHINOMAKI, Japan—Britain's Prince William stood atop a hill in northeastern Japan on Sunday, and stretched below him was barren land known as the "Bay of Destruction," which was swept by a tsun...
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BEIJING—Britain's Prince William is making the first official visit to mainland China by a senior British royal in a generation, testing his diplomatic mettle as the second in line to the throne...
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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone—Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself in quarantine following the death from Ebola of one of his security guards. Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana is set to becom...
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HELSINKI—Four punk rockers with learning disabilities will compete for Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest semifinal after winning the Nordic country's national qualifying contest. The group...
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