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  Duke, Jeff Crosswhite's 9-month-old Boxer, has been found. "Jeff's boss came out with Duke's daddy, and Duke ran right to them! Yes yes yes," Sara Caller, one of the organizers of the search, posted recently on Facebook. After a tragic Sunday morning automobile accident took the lives of two people, several area residents came together to find tje missing dog involved in the crash. Daniel Joseph Squibb, 17, of Simms, Texas and Jeffrey Daniel “Jeff” Crosswhite of Maud, Texas, died in the crash. The community came together to help search for Crosswhite's dog, a 9-month-... Continue reading ->
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An Arkansas Department of Correction work release inmate has been located at a motel on Realtor Avenue. Cleophus Martin, 44, walked of from a job on Monday afternoon, according to officials. Martin was being held in Texarkana on an aggravated robbery charge. After he escaped, he allegedly stole a white Hyundai from Cattlemen’s Restaurant on State Line Avenue. Martin was found about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Country Host Inn in the 900 block of Realtor Avenue. The stolen vehicle had been spotted near the back of the hotel. Texarkana, Ark., police assisted ADC and Arkansas State Po... Continue reading ->
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Laney Harris the lone dissenting vote on limiting travel expenses to $1,200 a year
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A disagreement about how much money directors should get per year for travel has Ward 2 Director Laney Harris quoting scripture and claiming he is being personally “persecuted.” “Re...
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Police are searching for an Arkansas Department of Correction work release inmate who allegedly stole a car Monday. Cleophus Martin, 44, was being held in Texarkana on an aggravated robbery charge....
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Youth minister accused of felony
A Mineral Springs, Ark., youth minister was charged Friday with alleged sexual assault in the first degree with a minor female member of the church. Jonathan Neeley, 32, was charged Friday in the How...
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NEW BOSTON, Texas—Two hospitals in Bowie County that set aside indigent patient funds to take care of patients who are unable to pay for medical care may soon be getting their money back. Last...
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LITTLE ROCK—Two members of the Arkansas Supreme Court on Monday urged a panel reviewing salaries for elected officials to give justices a bigger pay raise than initially recommended, saying the...
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Boehner leaves open possible vote on bill backed by Democrats
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WASHINGTON—Speaker John Boehner left open the possibility Monday that the House might pass long-term funding for the Homeland Security Department without immigration provisions attached, as Repu...
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DALLAS—The Dallas hospital that treated the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola lied to Congress when it said its staff was trained to handle the deadly virus, a nurse who contr...
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PASADENA, Calif.—A NASA spacecraft is about to reach the end of a nearly eight-year journey and make the first rendezvous with a dwarf planet. The Dawn craft will slip into orbit Friday around...
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BOSTON—Bostonians have another reason to be steamed about this winter of epic snow: The city is starting to remove the lawn chairs, milk crates, coolers and other stuff that people put on the st...
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Texarkana, Ark., police are looking for the suspect in an aggravated robbery at a hotel on North State Line. Police responded at 12:30 a.m. Monday to a local hotel in the 5300 block of North State Li...
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Seven area independent school districts will hold elections for board of trustees seats on May 9. Bowie County districts set to hold elections are: • Liberty-Eylau–Place 2 incumbent James...
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Submitted photo The Texarkana, Ark., Police Department is the recipient of a $61,500 grant from 2015 Blue & You Foundation of a Healthier Arkansas.  
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Bowie County  Sheriff’s Office 4:08 a.m.; disturbance, 112 Parkway Drive 7:11 a.m.; disturbance, 3153 CR 4315 Simms 9:19 a.m.; burglary, 3041 CR 3204 De Kalb 8:33 p.m.; disturbance, 26...
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The pets of the week are Little Bear, a 2-year-old female, black, shepherd-mix in cage D10 and Marco, a yellow and white, male, domestic short hair cat, who’s a year and a half old, in cage C19....

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A car wash rendezvous turned into an aggravated robbery with one man assaulted with a baseball bat, kicked and beaten, according to a Hope, Ark., Police Department report. The suspect was found and a...
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Staff photo by Curt Youngblood From left, John Williamson with the Ark-La-Tex Challenge; Dennis Landreaux, Texarkana market president with Bancorp South; and Annette Perry, executive director of Texa...
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MAGNOLIA, Ark.–More than 30-year Southern Arkansas University faculty member Tim Daniels will offer this year’s SAU installment of “The Last Lecture” at 4 p.m. March 18 in the...
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WIMBERLEY, Texas—A project that aims to pull more than 5 million gallons of water from the small town of Wimberley for nearby developing suburbs has caused division in Central Texas. The Dallas...
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DALLAS—An ex-worker is suing over his firing and assault against a nonprofit sponsor of a now-closed North Texas academy co-founded by NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders. The Dallas Morning News r...
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Tickets are on sale for a silent auction and benefit for Texarkana Teen Court to be held March 16 at Northridge Country Club in Texarkana. The event is sponsored by the Texarkana Bar Association and i...
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The Texarkana, Ark., Recycling Center will close at 4 p.m. each day through Wednesday, March 11, because of staffing needs of the city in preparation for the Arkansas Governors Conference scheduled fo...
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HOUSTON— The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a Lubbock man sent to Texas death row for the 1998 robbery and slaying of a 72-year-old retired preacher and maintenance work...
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HOUSTON —The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review the case of a 35-year-old Houston man sentenced to die for a fatal shooting during an $8 robbery nearly more than 16 years ago in Harris Cou...
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—Some foster children are not getting their required medical screenings even though the visits are paid for by Medicaid, federal health investigators warn in a study release...
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AUSTIN—Billions of dollars in promised tax cuts getting fast-tracked by Republican leaders drew bipartisan concern Monday over whether enough money will remain to build new roads, ramp up border...
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AUSTIN—Texas journalists asked legislators Monday to cement into law guarantees that they will be shielded from libel lawsuits if they accurately report a whistleblower’s allegations that...
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Associated Press  Incarnate Word students, Risa Linda Ortiz and Johan Ivan Parades were selected as this year’s China and Charro to represent the school during the annual Charro Days festi...
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AUSTIN—All 20 Texas Senate Republicans sent a letter Monday to President Barack Obama demanding more flexibility for their state to administer Medicaid—but also vowing that, without it, ex...
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SAN MARCOS, Texas—Residents are raising questions about a company that tickets San Marcos drivers who are recorded on camera illegally passing school buses and also presides over hearings that d...
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LITTLE ROCK—Rural school districts could be exempted from a decade-old consolidation law under a bill advanced by lawmakers. The House voted 95-0 Monday to allow school districts with fewer tha...
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LITTLE ROCK—Arkansas House members on Monday sided with arguments that decisions about guns on college campuses should be made by the Legislature, not educators. Lawmakers voted 66-25 to advanc...
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LITTLE ROCK—The Arkansas Senate on Monday approved a key part of Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s plan to ease prison overcrowding by clearing the way for the state to partner with county jails on re...
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LITTLE ROCK—The Arkansas attorney general’s office on Monday asked a federal judge who struck down the state’s gay marriage ban as unconstitutional to not allow same-sex couples to w...
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AUSTIN—The grid operator for Texas says electric users should have sufficient supply for spring and summer. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, on Monday announced its seasonal...
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RABAT, Morocco—Dallas-based Kosmos Energy said Monday its exploration well off the coast of the disputed Western Sahara territory has not yielded a commercial find and will be plugged, though th...
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AUSTIN—The Austin Fire Department is reporting an increase in female employees from six years ago. The Austin American-Statesman (http://atxne.ws/1Bw0stI ) reports about 50 women were working a...
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SEARCY, Ark.— Harding University has been awarded a $5,000 grant by State Farm in support of the university’s work with National Board for Professional Teaching Standards advancement in Ar...
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NEW YORK—Veronica Roth fans can start the countdown. The “Divergent” author is set to write a new two-book series, HarperCollins Children’s Books told The Associated Press on...
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WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court, unwilling to limit partisan influence in redistricting in earlier cases, now seems poised to stop states that have tried to take matters into their own hands by rem...
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Today is Tuesday, March 3, the 62nd day of 2015. There are 303 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 3, 1945, the Allies fully secured the Philippine capital of Manila...
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Nasdaq tops 5,000, approaching record high
NEW YORK—The last time the Nasdaq was this high, Bill Clinton was president, your Internet connection was probably still dial-up and the iPod, iPhone and iPad didn’t exist. Fifteen years...

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LOS ANGELES—Police fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row during a “brutal” videotaped struggle in which a rookie officer cried out that the man had grabbed his gun, the Los Angeles...
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Big company selling wireless plans to get more people online
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BARCELONA, Spain—Search giant, self-driving car developer, smartphone and tablet maker. Turned data plan provider?   Google wants more people to get online so they can search around and c...
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BARCELONA, Spain—Sci-fi solutions or making friends one at a time? Google and Facebook want more people online, searching around and clicking on ads. And they are finding new ways to make it hap...

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WASHINGTON—The federal investigation of the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., is expected to allege patterns of racial bias in the city’s mostly white department. But the probe, nearing re...
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NEW YORK—Samsung’s new Galaxy smartphones improve in two major areas: design and picture quality. Samsung ramped up its camera technology in last fall’s Galaxy Note 4, and the camer...
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NEW YORK—When “Modern Family” producers revealed that they shot last week’s episode entirely with the iPhone and other Apple products, I was skeptical. I’ve seen too many...

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AUSTIN—The longer you cover technology, the harder it is to get your mind blown by what you witness. But I was impressed, then overwhelmed with glee, on a recent visit to the artificial intelli...
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WASHINGTON—Seeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday, but the Israeli leader still claimed that President Barac...
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BAGHDAD—Backed by Iranian-supported Shiite militias, Iraqi forces launched a large-scale offensive Monday to retake Saddam Hussein’s hometown from the Islamic State group, the first in a s...
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MOSCOW—The 23-year-old Ukrainian model who was with slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov tearfully recounted Monday their last dinner in a chic Red Square restaurant and their walk onto a nearb...
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Associated Press Icicles hanging from a tarp at the White House begin to melt after an ice storm Monday in Washington.
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BOSTON—Prosecutors want panels of the boat in which Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found hiding to be brought to court to show jurors what they say is his written confessi...
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WASHINGTON—Three leading Republican senators are promising to help millions of people who may lose federal health insurance subsidies if the Supreme Court invalidates a pillar of President Barac...
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CLEVELAND—Cleveland’s mayor apologized on Monday after the city’s lawyers suggested in court documents that a 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun when he was shot by police died as...
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JACKSON, Ga.—The execution of the first female in Georgia in 70 years was on hold Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court reviewed last-minute arguments by her lawyers that they hoped would persuade th...
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