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CVS opens its first store in Arkansas
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Texarkana, Ark., made statewide history Monday when CVS/Pharmacy opened its first Arkansas-based store. The pharmacy, 3908 N. State Line Ave., officially made its Arkansas debut with a grand-opening...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
Transport trouble kept suspect from court; new date set for December
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A hearing for the man accused of shooting a Bowie County sheriff’s deputy to death in April 2011 was canceled Monday because a transport van broke down on the way to the jail. Tucker Orton Stri...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
Stories linger about the Beckham in Mineola, Texas
MINEOLA, Texas—The Beckham Hotel has been the source of spooky stories, folklore and the home of colorful characters for decades at its prominent position in downtown Mineola. Exact historical...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New Jersey coastline with 80 mph winds Monday night and hurled an unprecedented 13-foot surge of seawater at New York City, threatening i...

Picture: <p><span>The Inlet section of Atlantic City, N.J., is seen Monday as Hurricane Sandy makes its approach. Sandy made landfall at 8 p.m. near Atlantic City, which was already mostly under water. A piece of the world-famous Boardwalk washed away earlier in the day.&nbsp;</span></p>
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<p><span>People wade and paddle down a flooded street Monday as Superstorm Sandy approaches Lindenhurst, N.Y. The storm slammed into the New Jersey coastline with 80 mph winds Monday night and hurled an unprecedented 13-foot surge of seawater at New York City, threatening its subways and the electrical system that powers Wall Street.&nbsp;</span></p>
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Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
61-year-old accused of molesting young players
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A former children’s baseball coach accused of molesting numerous boys he coached intends to plead guilty to a federal child sex crime charge, according to a recently filed court document. Walte...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
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 More than 100 people turned out to honor longtime Bowie County Precinct 2 Commissioner John Addington last weekend. A public reception was held Saturday at the Republican headquarters in Texark...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
A Bagwell, Texas, man was injured Sunday afternoon in a McCurtain County, Okla., accident. Robert L. Crawford, 31 was transported to McCurtain Memorial Hospital in Idabel after the wreck on state Hig...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
Professional tax preparers, farmers, small-business owners and anyone else can attend a two-day Tax School, taught from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 19-20 at the Rural Electric Cooperative Building. The...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
Law enforcement and fire department dispatch reports for Monday.  Bowie County Sheriff’s Office 1:11 a.m., burglary just occurred, 1206 Garden Road 11:55 a.m., burglary already occurred...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
• Matt Dean of Texarkana, Texas, shakes pecans out of a tree with a stick Monday afternoon on the Arkansas side. Dean was picking pecans with his mother, Joan, along with her friend Gwen Lavender...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
Livestock report from J&J Livestock. Sale date October 30, 2012. Head count 711. STEERS: Under 300 lbs. $190-235; 300-400 lbs. $162-220; 400-500 lbs. $155-190; Over 500 lbs. $80-144. HEIFERS: Un...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
Because of a reporting error, U.S. Rep. Ralph Hall was misidentified as John Addington in the caption of a photo in Monday’s paper. The Gazette regrets the error.
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
The pets of the week are Tyler, a brindle-colored, male, pit bull mix in cage D12, and Lena, a female, white and orange, domestic short hair cat in cage C24. The Animal Care and Adoption Center of Te...

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Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
The Main Street Texarkana Christmas Parade will take a new route with its 28th annual parade at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3. The new route will begin on Front Street, which is one block south of East Broad...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
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Staff photo by Adam Sacasa Beverly Burks, of Texarkana, Texas, bowls Monday at the Miller County Foster Care’s “Strike Out Child Abuse” Bowl-A-Thon at Holiday Bowl. The semiannual e...
Category: Stand Alone Photo    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
A local memorial service for Margaret Stuart Dickey Davies, a champion of the environment and the first woman elected to the Texarkana, Ark., Board of Directors, will be held Friday. She was 91 when s...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
The new Interstate 30 eastbound and westbound exit ramps at Spur 594 in Hooks, Texas, open today. The contractor for the job is East Texas Bridge Inc. of Longview. Anyone with questions about the ne...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
AUSTIN—Texas will need to spend at least an additional $8 billion per year to ensure its students meet the tough new academic standards imposed by state lawmakers, a top school finance expert te...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
Today is Tuesday, Oct. 30, the 304th day of 2012. There are 62 days left in the year.  Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 30, 1912, Vice President James S. Sherman, running for a secon...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
• Texarkana, Ark., firefighters battle a fire engulfing a house Monday night at 820 Laurel St. An investigation was under way to determine if anyone was inside the house at the time of the fire....
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
SHOREVIEW, Minn.—The word “homosexual” was rarely uttered in public when Louise Pardee was growing up, but now the 81-year-old is dialing up fellow Minnesota senior citizens trying t...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
WASHINGTON—The number of violent crimes reported to police decreased 3.8 percent last year to 1.2 million, the fifth straight year of declines, the FBI announced Monday. Meanwhile, the total nu...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
Hurricane destroys famous 18th-century replica tall ship off North Carolina coast
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ELIZABETH CITY, N.C.—The final hours of the HMS Bounty were as dramatic as the Hollywood adventure films she starred in, with the crew abandoning ship in life rafts as their stately craft slowly...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
WASHINGTON—Whoever wins the U.S. presidential election will likely struggle to manage the biggest economic threats he’ll face. That’s the cautionary message that emerges from the la...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
LAS VEGAS—The TV ads thrum back-to-back, hour after hour: Republican Sen. Dean Heller wants taxpayers to subsidize oil companies. Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley is flipping foreclosed homes for...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
NINGBO, China—A victory by protesters against the expansion of a chemical plant proves the new rule in China: The authoritarian government is scared of middle-class rebellion and will give in if...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
AUSTIN—A survey of 11 public school districts, which serve a quarter of Texas children, found that officials spend $227 million a year on disciplinary programs and school security, according to...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
PORTLAND, Ore.—Two Oregon teenagers who didn’t return from a weekend hike are safe after spending two nights in wet, windy weather. Jackson Chandler, 17, and Bradley Nelson, 16, were foun...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
• Parents should plan the route ahead of time. • No children under 12 should be without an adult. • Decide whether or not you will walk outside or use a vehicle. • If there are...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012     comments
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