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Move result of concerns after Lacy’s acquisition of workers’ personal data
A committee has been formed to review Bowie County personal data to develop guidelines to protect employees from identity theft, a move prompted by a request for payroll and other county data by Count...
Category: Local News    Published: Monday, October 20th, 2014     comments
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Staff photo by Jerry Habraken • Rebecca Unger, center, grimaces as she lifts a pumpkin Sunday afternoon at the pumpkin patch at Williams Memorial United Methodist Church. The pumpkin patch on Mo...
Category: Stand Alone Photo    Published: Monday, October 20th, 2014     comments
Bowie County voters can head to Bi-State, courthouse
Texas voters can start casting early votes today for the Nov. 4 general election. In Bowie County, early voting locations are Bi-State Justice Building in downtown Texarkana and the county courthouse...
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Early voting in Arkansas begins today, according to Miller County Clerk Ann Nicholas. For two weeks, early voting is conducted in the main hallway of the Miller County Courthouse. “For the fir...
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GALVESTON, Texas—They dubbed the ship the S.S. Ebola, bellied up to the bar to spend $200 vouchers, and shared wild rumors for several days at sea. But when passengers of the Carnival Magic step...
Category: Wire News    Published: Monday, October 20th, 2014     comments
PAW PAW, Mich.—One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart and ended up in a southwestern Michigan jail cell. T...
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Former Daingerfield, Texas, City Manager and former Bowie County Commissioner Carl Teel is now the city planner for Texarkana, Ark. Teel took this post about two weeks ago, taking the spot formerly h...
Category: Local News    Published: Monday, October 20th, 2014     comments
An outline for Texarkana, Ark., City Manager Harold Boldt’s upcoming retirement is not mentioned on the agenda for tonight’s Board of Directors meeting. Directors will meet at 6:30 p.m. a...
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The 23rd annual Taste of Texarkana takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Four States Fairgrounds with more than 40 food and beverage vendors at the event. “I think people really enjoy this ev...
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LAFAYETTE, La.—“Cow- abunga!” A Louisiana teen is behind bars after police say he donned a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle mask and used a stick wrapped in plastic to rob a convenience s...
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LAWRENCE, Mass.—Police searching the pockets of a suspected drug dealer in Lawrence, Massachusetts, got an unusual surprise. An officer pulled out a tiny three-week-old pit bull puppy and handed...
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CIVIL COURT Bowie County American State Bank v. Penny Howard et al, default; Great Seneca Financial Corp. v. Thomas R. Capps, damages; TD Bank USA v. Brandee C. Tilbury, default; Portfolio Recovery...
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Texarkana College cosmetology students will battle it out on the runway next month in a fierce competition that pushes students to embrace a creative edge, to create a model adorned in a theme that is...
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He works in high places
100 years ago Oct. 20, 1914: Texarkana Star Player—With a local boy, Nick “Dutch” Braumiller, starring at right tackle, the A. & M. football squad held the T.C.U. team down to a...
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Texas A&M University-Texarkana Eagle Club hosted a luncheon Oct. 13 to thank athletic booster club supporters Amy and Clay Robinson, who won a drawdown fundraiser that raised $15,000 for athletic...
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Texas A&M University-Texarkana will host a public lecture by Dr. Richard Primack of Boston University at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Eagle Hall. Primack will talk about his nationally acclaimed book &ldqu...
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BLYTHEVILLE, Ark.—Being a small business owner is no easy feat, and in a town with a population the size of Blytheville’s it can be even more challenging to sustain a business and see stea...
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College Hill Elementary School fourth-graders definitely believe in leaving the world a better place thAn they find it. Throughout this month, between 15 to 18 of these fourth-grade art and Environme...
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FORT WORTH, Texas—North Texas authorities say a man suspected of firing on his girlfriend has been shot and wounded by a police officer. Fort Worth police say patrol officers responded Saturday...
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NEW BOSTON, Texas—The First Cooperative Extension Landowners meeting will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., today at the Arkadelphia Baptist Church at 1988 Bowie County Road 1102 in New Boston. Th...
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REUNIONS October Arkansas High School Class of 2004 will have its 10-year reunion at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For more information, go to Facebook.com/ArkansasHS04.   November Arkansas Hi...
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AUSTIN, Texas—The biggest shake up of Texas politics in decades is two weeks away. As early voting begins Monday, little has changed since campaigns launched a year ago: Republican Attorney Gen...
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LITTLE ROCK—Voters can begin casting early ballots Monday in Arkansas' midterm election and while the top-of-the-ticket U.S. Senate and governor's races have dominated the airwaves, a handful of...
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FORT WORTH, Texas—As her boyfriend Thomas Eric Duncan lay dying of Ebola in a Dallas hospital bed, Louise Troh battled loneliness and fear that she too had contracted the disease while confined...
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LITTLE ROCK—Little Rock police say investigators are looking into the possibility that the deaths of two people in separate shootings were related. Meanwhile, members of the media report being...
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RALEIGH, N.C.—When the ashes of Mattie Clyburn Rice, the daughter of a slave, are buried Saturday in her father's grave in the North Carolina piedmont, a color guard of Confederate re-enactors w...
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Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Oct. 20, 1944, during World War II, Gen. Douglas MacArthur stepped ashore...
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NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Nashville songwriter and Hall of Famer Paul Craft has died in Tennessee at the age of 76. The Tennessean reported that Craft died Saturday at a Nashville hospital "after years...
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WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. But there was one topic he coul...
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NEW YORK—David Letterman's longtime cue-card holder says he wound up cuing his own firing by getting aggressive with a colleague. Tony Mendez tells the New York Post  in a story published...
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Like a growing number of renters across the country, Christene James of Jackson, Miss., is near the end of her rope. Her part-time job as a gas station cashier no longer covers expenses since her fian...
Category: Wire News    Published: Monday, October 20th, 2014     comments
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The health care overhaul makes renewing insurance so easy you don’t have to do a thing. However, there are many reasons to resist this temptation. More than 7 million people signed up for cover...
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To improve financial literacy, you have to reach children at an early age so they can establish a strong foundation. Texas is off to a good start. Starting with the current school year, students fro...
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MURSITPINAR, Turkey—Each day, Mohammed Jemmo ventures to a barren, wind-swept hilltop overlooking his embattled hometown where two of his sons and a daughter are fighting with the Kurdish militi...
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Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security
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OSIJEK, Croatia—Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Pre...
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An Associated Press investigation found that dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments, through a loophole in U.S. law, after being...
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JOHANNESBURG—In the United States, some parents fearful of deadly Ebola pulled children out of a school after the principal returned from Zambia, an African nation far from the area hit by the d...
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HONOLULU—Hawaii residents started to relax Sunday after days of keeping a cautious eye on Hurricane Ana, which was downgraded by late afternoon into a tropical storm. After churning dangerously...
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LOS ANGELES—The bloody World War II drama “Fury” blew past “Gone Girl” at theaters this weekend. “Gone Girl” was tops at the box office for two weeks before...
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OLONGAPO, Philippines—Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. On a hulking American assault ship moore...
Category: Wire News    Published: Monday, October 20th, 2014     comments
LOS ANGELES—It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they’d been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace: Forget about guns and bombs...

Picture: <p>&bull; Israeli comedian Lioz Shem Tov &nbsp;and comedian Nitin Mirani of the United Arab Emirates are two of the ten semifinalists in the World&rsquo;s Funniest Person competition.</p>Picture: <p>n Israeli comedian Lioz Shem Tov &nbsp;and comedian Nitin Mirani of the United Arab Emirates &nbsp;are two of the ten semifinalists in the World&rsquo;s Funniest Person competition.</p>Picture: <p><span><span>&bull;&nbsp;</span></span>&nbsp;Jamie Masada, owner of the venerable Hollywood nightclub The Laugh Factory, speaks Nov. 20, 2006, at the club in West Hollywood, Calif.</p>

Category: Wire News    Published: Monday, October 20th, 2014     comments
VATICAN CITY—Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatica...
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LOS ANGELES—The 10 semifinalists in the World's Funniest Person competition are:   • Mustapha El Atrassi, France. Born in France to a Moroccan family, El Atrassi began doing stand-up...
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BAGHDAD—Iraqi authorities have executed at least 60 people so far in 2014, a United Nations report said Sunday, expressing concern that “irreversible miscarriages of justice” were ta...
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BURBANK, Calif.—TV's "New Girl," ''Parenthood" and "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" have been recognized for supporting green initiatives by the Environmental Media Association. The organization pr...
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