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NEW YORK—Early-bird shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving in what’s becoming a new holiday tradition. In the Chicago suburb of Naperville, Illinois, the parking lot of a Wal-Mart stor...

Picture: <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Staff photo by Jerry Habraken</span></p>
<p class="p2">&nbsp;A line of people wrap around the side of Best Buy in anticipation for the 5 p.m. sales Thanksgiving Day in Texarkana.&nbsp;</p>Picture: <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Associated Press</span></p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s3">Dylan Morales pouts while shopping Thursday with his father, Rigoberto, at Kmart in New York. Millions of customers were expected to shop on Thanksgiving Day as many retailers remained open on a day traditionally reserved for spending time with family.&nbsp;</span></p>

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The Salvation Army and the Randy Sams’ Outreach Shelter officials made sure Thanksgiving was twice as nice for the their residents and the community. This year, as in years past, both humanitar...
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Bowie County has received three applications for a constable position so far, payroll information shows. Applications are being taken until noon Dec. 10 for the Precinct 7 constable position. Offici...
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AUSTIN—Christmas came early at the historic archives of the General Land Office with a gift Texans worldwide will be eager to share—a private collection of some of the oldest and rarest ma...
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FERGUSON, Mo.—The word spread within minutes of Michael Brown’s death—a young black man with his hands raised in surrender had just been shot by a white cop. Soon, “Hands Up....
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WASHINGTON—An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday. The vaccine is designe...
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ATLANTA, Texas–Atlanta Elementary School has a stellar reputation when it comes to honoring veterans, and members of American Legion Post 258 in Atlanta have remembered those kindnesses by donat...
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Staff photo by Jerry Habraken Runners take off in the first  Community Healthcore Foundation’s Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot early Thursday morning at Spring Lake Park. 
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The city of Texarkana, Texas, Parks and Recreation Collins Senior Center will host its sixth annual Senior Day Out event on Dec.10. The event is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is an opportunity to interac...
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LifeShare Blood Center has the following community blood drives in December: • 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday at Linrock Health and Rehab, 1100 E. 36th, Texarkana, Ark. • 8:30 a.m. to...
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Submitted photo  Guaranty Bank & Trust recently donated $5,000 to the Runnin’ WJ Ranch. Pictured, from left, are Robert Irwin, Guaranty Bank & Trust-Texarkana president, and Sam Cl...
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The pets of the week are Effie, a female, black and white terrier-mix in cage D28, and Whiskers, a grey tabby female cat in cage C30. Animal Care and Adoption Center of Texarkana, Ark., has 280 anima...

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Associated Press Eleven-month-old Carmelo Suarez is dressed in a turkey costume on Thursday at the  65th Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade  in Houston.
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AUSTIN—A 288-square-foot “tiny house” designed by Austin Community College is now on sale for just $49,800. Bidding on eBay has started at $37,800, though a buyer can end the auctio...
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TOLEDO, Ohio—Three baby Galapagos tortoises are settling into their new home at the Toledo Zoo. The three arrived at the zoo earlier this month from a zoo in Brownsville, Texas. But they won&r...
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AUSTIN—The University of Texas System owns 2.1 million acres of land, most of it in oil-rich West Texas where royalty payments have soared past $1 billion each year. But a consulting group and e...
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Staff photo by Jim Williamson Little River County Courthouse Christmas lighting ceremony was held Wednesday evening. The historic courthouse, built in 1907, is the crowned jewel of Ashdown’s Ch...
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LOS ANGELES—Frank Yablans, a former president of Paramount Pictures in the 1970s who oversaw the release of several groundbreaking pictures, has died.Yablans’ son, Eddy Yablans, says that...
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LONDON—P.D. James took the classic British detective story into tough modern terrain, complete with troubled relationships and brutal violence, and never accepted that crime writing was second-c...
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BEIRUT (AP)—Beloved for her powerful voice and brazen in the conservative Arab world for her multiple marriages, Lebanese singer, actress and entertainer Sabah never seemed far from the limeligh...
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Today is Friday, Nov. 28, the 332nd day of 2014. There are 33 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 28, 1964, the United States launched the space probe Mariner 4 on a c...
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AUSTIN—Michael Cargill teaches a concealed handguns safety class at his Austin firearms store while the online version of the business initiates FBI background checks on out-of-state buyers payi...
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LITTLE ROCK—U.S. Sen.-elect Tom Cotton was delivering the Republican address Thursday, asking Americans to "pause and reflect" on Thanksgiving while touching on the need for more jobs and the da...
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NEW YORK—Millions of Americans across the country are marking the holiday with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while many are overcoming some nasty weather and power outage...
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SAN DIEGO—Advocacy groups barely waited for President Barack Obama to finish speaking about sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system to start warning about scams. "We hear horror stories...
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Telling the story of Tinseltown’s first licensed black private eye
It was hot and I was late for lunch. I was feeling mean, like I’d been left out in the sun too long. We were meeting at a joint on La Brea, the kind of place where the booths have curtains you...

Picture: <p class="p1">An old family photo of Samuel Marlowe, top left, next to his and his wife Irene&rsquo;s grave site at Inglewood Cemetery in Inglewood, Calif. Marlowe is said to be the first black private investigator in Los Angeles in the 1920&rsquo;s-1950&rsquo;s.</p>
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<p class="p3"><span class="s3">Tribune News Service</span></p>Picture: <p class="p1">Samuel Marlowe&rsquo;s great-grandson John Cummings is shown while looking for clues to the past of Marlowe at a warehouse in Los Angeles in September 2013.</p>
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Rob and Linda Robertson did what they believed was expected of them as good Christians. When their 12-year-old son Ryan said he was gay, they told him they loved him, but he had to change. He entered...
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PHILADELPHIA—Residents of the Philadelphia area are being asked to show some brotherly love to those traveling to the city to see Pope Francis next year. With hotel rooms filling up fast for th...
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ATLANTA—To rebuild in the conservative South, Democratic leaders say their party must become more aggressive advocates for the middle class in an effort to energize African-Americans and attract...
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ST. LOUIS—Thanksgiving started quietly in Ferguson, following protests Wednesday night that drew the smallest crowd since a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the deat...
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CHICAGO—Unlike some resource-rich powerhouses that typically vie for Illinois' high school football championships, the Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile to...
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PROVIDENCE, R.I.—A plan to open what would be the nation's only museum centered on the trans-Atlantic slave trade would focus on the Episcopal Church's role in its history and the sometimes-buri...
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WASHINGTON—Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital Thursday after having a heart stent implanted to clear a blocked artery, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said. The 81-year-old...
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ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Before the holiday wish lists and mad buying rush each year comes a dose of nostalgia with the National Toy Hall of Fame's annual picks for enshrinement. This year, bubbles, lit...
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The inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame:   2014: Little green army men Bubbles Rubik's Cube   2013: Rubber duck Chess   2012: Dominoes Star Wars action figures &n...
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PHILADELPHIA—Thirty-five years ago, when John Doherty was doing rehab work for Campus Apartments, removing old plasterwork to make way for drywall, he was struck by the beauty of the buildings&r...
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BEIRUT—The Islamic State group is employing multiple tactics to subdue the Sunni Muslim tribes in Syria and Iraq under its rule, wooing some with gifts—everything from cars to feed for the...
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KIEV, Ukraine—Ukraine's president set out a strongly reformist agenda during the inaugural session of parliament Thursday, calling for the immediate overhaul of a justice system he said was corr...
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VIENNA—Reflecting its lessening oil clout, OPEC decided Thursday to keep its output target on hold and sit out falling crude prices that will likely spiral even lower as a result. Oil prices fe...
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CAIRO—Amal Shaker's 25-year-old son Ahmed was fatally shot in the back on the "Friday of Rage," one of the bloodiest days of Egypt's 2011 uprising against longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak. Nearly...
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MEXICO CITY—A panic alert flashed across Alberto Herrera’s computer screen. Men claiming to be with the notorious Gulf Cartel had stopped a convoy transporting chemicals through a lawless...
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GENEVA—After many years of talking, the World Trade Organization pulled off a major deal Thursday that the body said could boost global commerce by $1 trillion annually. Diplomats said the deal...
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LONDON—Britain's High Court has weighed in on a big scandal over one small word, saying a government minister did call a policeman by the "politically toxic" insult "pleb." Judge John Mitting o...
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KABUL, Afghanistan—Taliban fighters staged an attack Thursday evening in an upscale district in the Afghan capital Kabul. Witnesses described multiple explosions and bursts of gunfire in the Waz...
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