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Porkchop, a 7-month-old pot-bellied pig, is not the animal you might expect to find at the Animal Care and Adoption Center in Texarkana. And he isn’t waiting to be adopted. He and his best frie...
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WASHINGTON—Just two years ago, the Supreme Court struck down part of the federal anti-gay marriage law that denied a range of government benefits to legally married same-sex couples. The decisi...
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ē Global response to Nepal quake gears up as teams rush to save lives
LONDON—There is still time to save lives—that’s why governments and aid agencies Sunday rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle. U.N...
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CASUALTIES  AND DAMAGE More than 2,500 people had been confirmed dead in the earthquake as of presstime, and indications suggest the death toll across four countries is likely to rise substanti...
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Spring has arrived and Texarkana’s two farmers’ markets are preparing for another season of friendly competition, local commerce and community outreach. “We’re real excited ab...
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A public hearing regarding approximately $2 million in funding to complete the Gibson Lane extension will be held at 6 tonight at the Texarkana, Texas, City Council meeting. On May 26, the council wi...
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VAN HORN, Texas—An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires w...
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Police units from both sides of the state line along with the Texarkana, Ark., Fire Department responded to one-vehicle accident Sunday night to rescue a motorist trapped in her car. Authroities recei...
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REUNIONS MAY Hooks High School Class of 1955 will have its 60-year reunion May 16 at the Texarkana, Texas, Convention Center. For more information, call David Watson at 903-455-6484.   JUNE...
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NEW BOSTON, Texas—The Bowie County Commissioners Court will meet at 10 a.m. today to consider approving a request by the Bowie Central Appraisal District to resell properties which the district...
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Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of Northeast Texas is giving volunteers the opportunity to make a difference in the life of a child. CASA has informational sessions scheduled to inform...
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Cities now served by one phone system; Fire damage
100 YEARS AGO April 27, 1915—After a hotel—Mount Pleasant, Texas-Interest has been aroused here in an effort to organize a company for the purpose of erecting in this city a hotel at a co...
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Voterama in Congress WASHINGTON—Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending April 24.   HOUSE SHARING DATA TO COUNTER CYBER ATTACKS: Voting 307 fo...
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MARION, Ark.—What remains of the greatest maritime disaster in U.S. history lies buried beneath an Arkansas beanfield where the Mississippi River once ran. A century-and-a-half later, residents...
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CIVIL COURT Bowie County Angela Conkleton vs. Orr Inc., other civil matters; Judy A. Cook vs. Christus St. Michael Hospital et al, medical malpractice; Cach LLC vs. Russell Stevens, default; Midland...
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Today is Monday, April 27, the 117th day of 2015. There are 248 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On April 27, 1865, in America’s worst maritime disaster, the steamer...
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Beside seeking to celebrate Mother’s Day next month, members of Texarkana, Ark.’s local Fraternal Order of Eagles Chapter #2684 thought marking the holiday’s birthday should also be...
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JONESBORO, Ark.—As Patty Soward danced through the halls singing the Motown classic, "Can I Get a Witness," she was a woman on a mission. That mission was to share the news of her medical mirac...
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HASKELL, Texas—Spring babies are everywhere in West Texas. On the heels of bobcat kittens at Fort Griffin on the old West Texas frontier comes the reappearance of baby owls on the south side of...
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LITTLE ROCK—It's been one year since a deadly and destructive tornado outbreak in Arkansas, and the recovery is still underway. The death from the April 27, 2014, outbreak reached 16 with lives...
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AUSTIN—Abortion politics roared back to life in the Texas Legislature and after some wrangling on the House floor could loom over the final five weeks of the 2015 session. Although the issue ha...
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Delta Gamma Sigma Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota at Texas A&M University-Texarkana will host its second annual Counseling Conference from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday in Eagle Hall. All counseling professi...
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DeKALB, Texas—The Bowie County Livestock and Forage Committee will be hosting an Spring Ranch Field Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Chris Moser Island Farm just north of DeKalb. Fiel...
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NEW YORK—“Will you go to the prom with me?” Teenagers are still popping the question, but they’re doing it in bigger and bolder ways that can sometimes rival a wedding proposa...
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For employees who routinely drive to work, buy lunch and can’t get by without a cup of coffee, work-related spending can add up to a tidy sum. “As a money coach, I talk to scores of peopl...
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The tax season is behind us. So we can only hope that the scammers will stop calling about all those “lawsuits” that the Internal Revenue Service will file against us if we don’t han...
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DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala.—Coast Guard crews searched for five people missing Sunday after recovering two bodies following a powerful weekend storm that capsized several sailboats competing in a regat...
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SANTA CRUZ, Calif.—Surfers catching waves and mountain bikers pedaling through forests are used to the occasional low flying pelican or diving hawk, but these days outdoor recreationalists can f...

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<p><span>&bull;<span> </span></span><span>Romeo Durscher, director of education for drone-maker DJI, flies one of his company&rsquo;s products&nbsp; March 10&nbsp; in Davenport , Calif. Top drone-makers, along with investors, regulators and inventors, are gathering in one of the most popular regions for outdoor activity in the U.S., California&rsquo;s Central Coast, to show off their devices, hear about new uses for airborne robots, and hit the waves and trails at the Drones Data X Conference in Santa Cruz, Calif., from May 1 to 3. &nbsp;</span></p>
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<p><span>&bull;<span> </span></span><span>The Inspire 1, a drone manufactured by DJI, is flown March 10, 2015, in Davenport, Calif.&nbsp;</span></p>
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MOSCOW—A court in southern Russia has sentenced three young women to brief jail terms for making a video showing them twerking next to a World War II memorial. Russia celebrates the 70th annive...
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BALTIMORE—Mourners filed for hours Sunday past the coffin of the man who died after sustaining serious injuries in the custody of Baltimore police, somberly paying respects after a night of viol...
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AL-BEGRAWIYA, Sudan— The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in neighboring Egypt, but unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese site is...

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<p><span><span>&bull;&nbsp;</span></span><span>A Sudanese tour guide and a member of the security forces observe a temple at the Meroe pyramids site on April 16&nbsp; in al-Begrawiya, Sudan, 125 miles north of Khartoum. The pyramids at Meroe are deserted despite being a UNESCO World Heritage site like those at Giza in Egypt.&nbsp;</span></p>
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<p><span>&bull;<span> </span></span><span>A view of the historic Meroe pyramids is seen on April 16 in al-Begrawiya, Sudan. The steep, small pyramids rise over the desert hills, a stunning reminder of the ancient Nubian kingdom that once ruled Egypt&mdash;and ones not nearly as visited as those of its neighbor.&nbsp;</span></p>
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A 1,000-year exposure showing a changing Earth
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AMHERST, Mass.—If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Jonathon Keats figures a picture can also span a thousand years. Keats, a San Francisco writer and self-described experimental philos...
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Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign is all about showing voters who she really is. The challenge is that there is more than one distinct identity bound up in Hillary Clinton. There’s...
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LOS ANGELES—A huge earthquake like the one in Nepal on Saturday could happen in California. Like Nepal, California is at the intersection of huge pieces of the Earth’s crust and is prone...
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