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United States and Cuba patch relations torn for half a century
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WASHINGTON—After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations—a historic shift that could revitalize the flow of money...
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Staff photo by Evan Lewis •A Miller County volunteer firefighter sprays water Wednesday morning into the attic of the home at 1957 Miller County Road 40. One adult female was home at the time of...
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Collectible available from various stores and Main Street Texarkana
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The Hotel Grim, which was once the “crown jewel” of Texarkana, has been selected to be featured on the 2014 Main Street Christmas ornament. The ornament is ninth in the series of collecti...
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Robert William Schroeder will serve Eastern District of Texas
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Texarkana native Robert William “Trey” Schroeder was confirmed Tuesday evening by the U.S. Senate as a U.S. district judge. Schroeder, 48, will assume the bench in the Texarkana Division...
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After receiving submissions from nine architects to evaluate future renovations for Razorback Stadium, Texarkana, Ark., School District trustees decided to appoint a committee to narrow down their cho...
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Trustees from Pleasant Grove Independent School District will meet today at 5:30 p.m. in the Central Services building, 8500 N. Kings Highway. The board will consider the issuance and sale of unlimit...
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A Texarkana, Texas, man has been arrested on a charge of criminal mischief after he allegedly vandalized the Oaklawn Post Office. John A. Jones, 23, was arrested on a charge of criminal mischief over...
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ASHDOWN, Ark.—Ashdown High School students studying business law and civics put their classroom lessons into action with a mock trial in which they served as judge and jury. Students in Shauna...
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Submitted photo • Hazel Cotton, a member of University Toastmasters, recently achieved the level of Distinguished Toastmaster. The club meets at 6:30 p.m. each Monday at the First United Methodi...
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As a new member of the advisory board for Texarkana College’s automotive technician program, Richard Conant got the grand tour of the classrooms and shop where students learn their craft. Conan...
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Three men have been arrested in connection with a burglary of a building on New Boston Road. Police were dispatched to an alarm about 4:45 a.m. Wednesday at a convenience store in the 3300 block of T...
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Liberty-Eylau Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet 6 p.m. today at the administration building, 2901 Leopard Drive. Their business includes consideration of allowing local bidding...
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Law enforcement dispatch reports from Tuesday.   Bowie County Sheriff’s Office 11:09 a.m., disturbance, 8456 U.S. Highway 59 11:51 a.m., theft, 223 Fagan Lane 3:04 p.m., disturbance, 5...
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LITTLE ROCK—Arkansas became the first Southern state to expand its Medicaid program in a way that many Republicans found acceptable. The state bought private insurance for low-income people inst...
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NEW BOSTON, Texas—Bowie County commissioners canvassed the results of the Texarkana College Board of Trustees runoff race during a special meeting Wednesday. Results show Kaye Ellison gathered...
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Staff photo by Jerry Habraken • Members of the Texarkana College administration and staff stand for a check passing of $2,500 from Trace Smith, son of William and Sue Smith, toward the William T...
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The public is invited to attend a retirement reception for Circuit Judge Joe Griffin from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday at Silvermoon on Broad Street in downtown Texarkana. Griffin has served as a Ci...
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Sirens on State Line Avenue tonight mean its time for the annual Cops and Kids event at Pizza Inn. Texarkana, Ark., police officers will meet at 5 p.m. and travel in two convoys to Texarkana Baptist...
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NEW BOSTON, Texas—New Boston Middle School students will head to the state robotics competition after sweeping the regional contest in Pittsburg. Thirty area middle schools competed in the cont...
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ASHDOWN, Ark.—Ashdown Junior High School math teacher Jeanne Burden was awarded a $1,000 grant from the E-Z Mart Jim Yates Foundation. Burden will now be able to purchase materials for a life-s...
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Jeff Tarpley Rescue will have a pet adoption event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Old Navy. There will be puppies and adult dogs in a variety of breeds for adoption. Texarkana Animal League is al...
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LUFKIN, Texas—A pathologist has testified that the 2013 death of a 2-month-old East Texas baby occurred due to malnutrition and dehydration. Dr. Candace Schoppe testified for the prosecution in...
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HOUSTON—The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld a 25-year-old Waco man’s conviction and death sentence for a double slaying more than three years ago. The state’s highest cri...
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AUSTIN, Texas—Boxes and bags of grapefruit have ended up scattered along a Central Texas interstate following a traffic accident. Nobody was hurt early Wednesday in the wreck that spilled citru...
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Livestock report from J&J Livestock. Sale date Dec. 13, 2014.  Head count 702 STEERS: Under 300 lbs. $280-385; 300-400 lbs. $270-380; 400-500 lbs. $255-280; Over 500 lbs. $205-285. HEIFERS...
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Domtar partners with nonprofit to provide access to books
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ASHDOWN, Ark.—Nine Domtar Paper Co. employees delivered books, read to students at Margaret Daniel Primary School and brought smiles to children’s faces on Dec. 11 as part of the partnersh...
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MAGNOLIA, Ark.—Felicia Gatson-Johnson was having her morning coffee and reading USA Today during a business trip to Lincoln, Neb., when she was moved by a story about an Angel Tree in need of he...
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas —Gov. Rick Perry could get a building named for him on the campus where he graduated in 1972. The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Thursday will consid...
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LITTLE ROCK—A Little Rock center for the blind will close its doors for the holidays this week with no real certainty that it will reopen, leaving its clients and employees in limbo, its new lea...
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Associated Press • Twins Alexa Ochoa and Camila Ochoa are held by a man dressed as Santa Claus on Tuesday at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Memorial Hermann Southwest in Houston. The twins...
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ROCKWALL, Texas—A former justice of the peace in North Texas was sentenced to death Wednesday for killing a district attorney's wife in what prosecutors described as a revenge plot that left thr...
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NEW YORK—Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation's largest multiplex chains pulling the film from their screens, Sony Pictures Entertainment took the unprecedented...
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BUTTE, Montana—At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities—many of them beaten, starved or left alone to dro...
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BOSTON—Mold and bacteria were in the air and on workers' gloved fingertips. Pharmacists used expired ingredients, didn't properly sterilize them and failed to test drugs for purity before sendin...
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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.—Bart and Lisa Simpson have been in elementary school for 25 years. But that hasn't stopped them from showing up on college campuses. Universities across the country are using sa...
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PESHAWAR, Pakistan—As they buried their children Wednesday, the families spoke of their dreams. One boy had just gotten high marks on his midterm and hoped to become a pilot. A 13-year-old wante...
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Today’s Highlight in History:  On Dec. 18, 1944, in a pair of related rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Korematsu v. United States, upheld, 6-3, the government’s wartime evacuation...
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It’s supposed to be the season to be jolly—but not everyone feels like celebrating this time of year. “It’s normal (for some people) to be sad around the holidays,” said...
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Museums offer weird attractions
SEATTLE—Travelers looking for something beyond top attractions like the Space Needle in Seattle might consider adding a weird museum or two to their itineraries. Here are some suggestions from a...

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<p>A box of &ldquo;Wash Up!&rdquo; moist towelettes is the oldest artifact at the Moist Towelette Museum in East Lansing, Mich. The museum on the campus of Michigan State University includes more than a thousand, mostly unused, wet wipes from around the world.</p>
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<p><span>Connie Anderson, vice president of clinical services at Northwest Kidney Centers, explains how the Kolff-Brigham rotating drum artificial kidney machine works. The device built in 1948 was the first practical kidney dialysis machine and is the centerpiece of the kidney center&rsquo;s dialysis museum. On the left is another curiosity at the museum, a &ldquo;traveling kidney&rdquo; in a suitcase.</span></p>
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BRUSSELS—The city of Brussels, which the famous Belgian cartoon character Tintin roamed as an intrepid reporter, has plenty on offer for any inquisitive mind. And the Belgian capital is making i...
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WASHINGTON—Want to know how many calories are in that alcoholic drink you’re about to order? You might be able to find out just by reading the menu. Five things to know about the Food and...
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NEW YORK —The U.S. stock market had its best day in more than a year after the Federal Reserve said it would to remain “patient” in its approach to raising interest rates. Stocks ro...
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LONDON—Stock markets around the world were under pressure Wednesday amid the volatility of the Russian ruble and ahead of a key policy meeting at the U.S. Federal Reserve. KEEPING SCORE: In Eur...
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Norman Bridwell, a soft-spoken illustrator whose impromptu story about a girl and her puppy marked the unlikely birth of the supersized franchise Clifford the Big Red Dog, has died at 86. Bridwell, w...
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HARTFORD, Conn.—Richard C. Hottelet, the last of the original “Murrow’s Boys,” the pioneering group of wartime journalists hired by CBS radio newsman Edward R. Murrow, has died...
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UNITED NATIONS—Israel suffered back-to-back diplomatic setbacks in Europe on Wednesday, while the Palestinians at the United Nations set a deadline for an Israeli withdrawal from lands captured...
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Tiny Rudolph, Wis., post office embraces holiday with unique stamps
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RUDOLPH, Wis.—They start arriving in the spring and summer, long before the first snowflakes fall and malls switch to Christmas music. It might sound odd to think of Christmas cards in March or...
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SYDNEY—The siege at the Sydney cafe had been going on for more than five hours and 82-year-old John O’Brien had become convinced the gunman was insane and they would likely all end up dead...
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A Montana man accused of setting a trap for burglars in his garage, and then shooting a German foreign exchange student who entered, was found guilty of deliberate homicide, a jury decided Wednesday....
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The Large Hadron Collider at CERN is once again getting ready to smash protons together, hoping to find evidence of elusive and exotic particles that have never been detected before. The largest and...
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