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WASHINGTON—Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confront...
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Staff Photo by Cecil Anderson  • Deborah Stokes compares school supply boxes with her daughter Hannah, left in buggy, while her other children Rachel, right in buggy, and Kaleigh look on at...
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A woman accused of preying on a disabled man was indicted by a Bowie County grand jury last week. Karen May Paroline, 50, was arrested in March by Bowie County Sheriff’s Office after the mother...
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Dehydration is a valid concern for people working or exercising outside in the heat of summer. “Dehydration is loss of water or fluid in the body,” said Dr. Paul Meredith, chief medical o...
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The city of Texarkana, Ark., will soon have a new Website, thanks to a $7,000 Certified Local Government grant. Funds include $1,500 from the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program earmarked for trai...
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HARARE, Zimbabwe—Now there are two: Zimbabwe accused a Pennsylvania doctor on Sunday of illegally killing a lion in April, adding to the outcry over a Minnesota dentist the African government wa...
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MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Tennessee police officials on Sunday identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer, and an intense search for the man is underway. Tremaine Wilbourn, 29...
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.—When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. Since then, l...
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Gators lose anglers duel
100 years old Aug. 3, 1915: MAKING IMPROVEMENTS—The work of concrete curb and gutter building on the West Side continues adding very much to the appearance and the lasting qualities of newly gr...
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Voterama in Congress WASHINGTON—Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending July 31.   HOUSE CIVIL-SERVICE JOB PROTECTIONS: Voting 256 for and 170...
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HOUSTON—Houston police say officers shot and killed a wrong-way driver who rammed into police cars that boxed him after he intentionally hit dozens of cars on the road. Police spokesman Victor...
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BENTONVILLE, Ark.—Benton County has hired an architect to design a pair of short-term expansion projects while also doing a feasibility study on a larger expansion at the county’s jail. T...
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CIVIL COURT Bowie County Hazel Laferney v. David Wood, damages due to negligence with a motor vehicle; TD Bank v. Elbie R. Harris, default; Palletone of Texas LP v. Texas Department of Motor Vehicle...
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The Bowie County Grand Jury recently handed down these indictments: • William Elijah, 29, Texarkana, Ark., forgery. • Gary Roberts, 49, Texarkana, Ark., unauthorized use of a motor ve...
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Staff photo by Cecil Anderson • Hannah Stokes, left in buggy, and Rachel Stokes, right in buggy,  look at notebooks while their mother, Deborah Stokes, and sister Kaleigh Stokes look at fol...
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REUNIONS AUGUST Booker T. Washington Class of 1965 will have a reunion meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Iron Mountain Addition Community center. Call James Keeton at 903-838-8236, Edna Bolder Williams a...
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The local Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter #278, will hold their 28th Annual POW-MIA Vigil Sept. 4 and 5 at the Korea-Vietnam Memorial at the West Seventh Street and North State Line Avenue inters...
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Event in North Texas honors Vietnam vets
WHITE SETTLE-MENT,  Texas—Vietnam War veterans waved to friends and family along a parade route in a North Texas town as part of a belated welcome-home event.   The 2-mile parade ro...
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Submitted photo •  Texarkana, Ark., Noon Lions Club recently announced new officers inducted for the 2015-16 term. Standing from left are Third Vice President John Norton, President Larry W...
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SAN ANTONIO—Authorities say a 38-year-old woman has been killed by a hit-and-run driver in South Texas. The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office says witnesses told investigators that a dark-col...
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LITTLE ROCK—Six new publicly funded, independently operated charter schools have been proposed for five Arkansas communities for the 2016-2017 school year. Five organizations applied to the Ark...
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AUSTIN—New Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton prepared Sunday to become the latest powerful state official booked on felony charges, but unlike when Rick Perry smiled for his mug shot last year...
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LITTLE ROCK—G. David Gearhart wrapped up a seven-year tenure as chancellor of the University of Arkansas hopeful that a state with few college graduates will push more of its children into highe...
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AUSTIN—A long-vacant lockup in a remote part of West Texas has been chosen to house the state’s most violent sex offenders, but defense attorneys have said the site limits their access to...
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SAN ANTONIO—Art conservator Anne Zanikos has nearly finished saving a 114-year-old painting from the Alamo that depicts a key moment in the Texas independence struggle. After four months of con...

Picture: <p><span>Edward A. Ornelas/The San Antonio Express-News via AP</span></p>
<p><span>&bull;</span><span> A view of Harry Arthur McArdle&rsquo;s 1901 painting &ldquo;Ben Milam Calling For Volunteers&rdquo; is shown Thursday in San Antonio. After four months of work, art conservator Anne W. Zanikos has nearly finished saving the 114-year-old painting from the Alamo that depicts a key moment in the Texas independence struggle.&nbsp;</span></p>
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<p><span>&bull; Art conservator Anne W. Zanikos works on Harry Arthur McArdle&rsquo;s 1901 painting &ldquo;Ben Milam Calling For Volunteers&rdquo; on Thursday in San Antonio.</span></p>
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Today is Monday, August 3, the 215th day of 2015. There are 150 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 3, 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail from Palos, Spain, on a vo...
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PHILADELPHIA—A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S. The Canadian researchers who created hitchBOT as a social experiment told The Associated P...
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WASHINGTON—Donald Trump, widely believed to the be the wealthiest American ever to run for president, is nowhere among the ranks of the country’s most generous citizens, according to an As...
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DANA POINT, Calif.—Billionaire industrialist Charles Koch warned America is “done for” if the conservative donors and politicians he gathered at a retreat this weekend don’t ra...
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LOWER LAKE, Calif.—Wildfires blazing in several Western states Sunday chewed up forests and threatened homes but were most numerous in Northern California where dozens are raging and setting off...
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DETROIT—When a car dealer offers to loan you the money to buy a car at zero interest, it gets your attention. Yet that cheap money might not be the best deal you can get. Dealers can offer zero...
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As the economic woes of Greece and China bubbled to the surface and tugged at the stock market in the last couple of weeks, investors might have thought: Not again! But a more appropriate response wo...
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A guy with a digitized voice called my home the other day and said his name was Steve Martin. Or that’s what he seemed to say. He claimed he was calling with an enforcement action executed...
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HAMTRAMCK, Mich.—A Detroit-area community that targeted blacks by demolishing poor neighborhoods is scrambling to come up with money to finally end the case—44 years after a federal judge...
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CAIRO—Despite persistent human rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid the polit...
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WASHINGTON—Republicans will likely lose Monday’s Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by...
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CHICAGO—Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be c...
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NEW YORK—It should be a piece of cake. Customer comes in, asks for a cake with a specific design or for a particular event, baker makes it, everyone’s happy. But sometimes customers and b...
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HANOVER, Pa.—Many Americans assumed the Confederate flag was retired for good after governors in South Carolina and Alabama removed it from their statehouses this summer and presidential candida...
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By Stephen Wade, Brad Brooks RIO DE JANEIRO—The International Olympic Committee said Sunday it will order testing for disease-causing viruses in the sewage-polluted waters where athletes will...
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COQUELLES, France—French riot police have sprayed migrants with a chemical irritant as they tried to storm the Channel Tunnel, and the British and French interior ministers said the nightly atte...
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MEXICO CITY—Mexico City officials said Sunday they are pursuing all lines of investigation into the killing of a photojournalist whose body was found in the capital, where he had fled because of...
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KUNITACHI, Japan—On a recent weekend, an 84-year-old survivor of the Nagasaki atomic bombing retraced his movements on a map: the inferno during his 20-kilometer (12-mile) walk home, the “...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Malaysian officials said Sunday that they would seek help from territories near the island where a suspected piece of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was discovered to t...
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