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New England hit by blizzardís 2 feet of snow
BOSTON—Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it unexpectedly showed New York City, pil...
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Report: 3,000 pills were stolen
A suspect was arrested in Foreman, Ark., about an hour after the Ashdown, Ark., Walgreens pharmacy was burglarized Monday night and about 3,000 pills were stolen.Lashonda Bromsy, 33, of Foreman was ar...
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Staff photo by Curt Youngblood • Harlem Globetrotter Thunder Law dunks during warmups before a game Tuesday evening at the Four States Fairgrounds. The Globetrotters played their longtime rivals...
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A New Boston, Texas, woman accused of producing child pornography and distributing it online pleaded not guilty Tuesday in a Texarkana federal court.Haidy Noel Branson, 23, appeared Tuesday morning be...
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HOUSTON—The U.S. saw a record number of exonerations in 2014, and it was due in part to 33 cases in Texas in which individuals had their drug convictions dismissed after lab tests determined the...
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Archery Outfitters Pro Shop is still selling bows, arrows, Yeti coolers and camouflage gear, but beginning Tuesday, they are doing it at a new location.The business, open since 2005, has moved from 81...

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<p>&bull; Dwight Ferrell removes an arrow from a 3-D target in the indoor archery range Tuesday afternoon at Archery Outfitters&rsquo; new location on Jefferson Avenue. Ferrell shoots archery competitively and is using his lunch break to try out the new range.</p>Picture: <p>Staff photo by Curt Youngblood</p>
<p>&bull; Blake Keener takes aim at a 3-D target in the indoor shooting range at Archery Ouifitters&rsquo; new location on Jefferson Avenue. Keener, who works at the store, said that he is excited about the extra space the new location offers.<br /><br /></p>

Category: Local News    Published: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015     comments
College students who have plans and goals are more likely to earn degrees and certificates, and Texarkana College officials have been busy for several months planning ways to help their students succe...
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HARTFORD, Conn.—Sarah and Andrew Browning were not expecting to have their baby until Valentine’s Day, so when the Farmington woman began having contractions Monday, she assumed it was fal...
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Four suspects were arrested during a raid Sunday about daylight in three residences on charges of maintaining drug premises on Saline Church Road between Murfreesboro and Delight, Ark.During the raid...

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Category: Local News    Published: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015     comments
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After a hotline call led to an investigation, a 23-year-old Pike County man was arrested on a sexual assault charge.Kelly Harris, 23, of Murfreesboro, Ark., was recently arrested for the alleged sexua...
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To focus more on developing real estate, TexAmericas Center is looking at continuing what it started last year—transferring its waste water services ownership and management to Riverbend Water R...
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Staff photo by Curt Youngblood • Members of the Wake Village Fire Department and troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety work the scene of an accident Tuesday afternoon on North Stat...
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MAGNOLIA, Ark.—The Southern Arkansas University Mulerider softball team is one step closer to a new field house after a $25,000 gift from Murphy USA of El Dorado, Ark.The contribution will help...
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Texarkana Chamber of Commerce will hold its Broadband Stakeholders Organizational meeting from 9:30 a.m. to noon today inside Texarkana College’s Truman Arnold Student Center.For more informatio...
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Bowie County Sheriff’s Office9:40 a.m., theft, 2848 County Road 1201, Maud10:06 a.m., theft, 1725 E. Ninth St.11:06 a.m., burglary, 138 Parkway Drive11 p.m., assault, 105 W. Front St.Texarkana...
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Submitted photo • Ed Warnken with LeHigh Hanson Aggregates in Ashdown presents Tami Cross with a check for $1,500 for the Margaret Daniel Primary School Family Night Library program, as well as...
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MAGNOLIA, Ark.—Because of inclement weather in his area, the interview and community reception for one of three Southern Arkansas University presidential candidates has been rescheduled.Dr. Corn...
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Two high school juniors from the Southwest Arkansas Electric REA service area will have an opportunity to win an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., in June.Wayne Whitaker, the cooperative&rsqu...
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Today is Wednesday, Jan. 28, the 28th day of 2015. There are 337 days left in the year.Today’s Highlights in History:On Jan. 28, 1915, the United States Coast Guard was created as President Wood...
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Staff photo by Jerry Habraken • Jeremiah Frazier, from left, Deshawn Griffin, Jordan Griffin, Tevon Hamilton, Devon Hamilton, Niesha Christopher and Cassidy Murphy race Tuesday afternoon down Ga...
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LITTLE ROCK—The Arkansas Attorney General's Office on Tuesday paid its outstanding $505 docketing fee, less than one day after a federal appeals court threatened to dismiss the state's attempt t...
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AUSTIN—Tax cuts promises from Republicans began taking firmer shape Tuesday when Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick unveiled a draft Senate budget that would deliver $3 billion in property relief to Texas hom...
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Bowie County residents bask in the sun, enjoy unseasonable warmth
This gorgeous weather we have been experiencing lately is known by some people as “faux spring.”It’s that time of year when the fake spring comes and goes in between bouts of cold, w...

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Category: Local News    Published: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015     comments
CONWAY, Ark.—The community of Holland regained its original general store this month when the third and fourth generation reopened Goode’s Grocery for the first time in 39 years.When custo...
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Atlanta Middle School coach takes joy in guiding girls
Coaches who find themselves moving year after year might take a look at Charlotte Snow, Atlanta Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade girls’ volleyball and basketball coach.She’s in her...

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Category: Local News    Published: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015     comments
Arkansas girl admits truth
It pains me to say this, but it’s true: The people who live up North are tougher. There, I said it.It’s hard to admit because my husband Tom grew up in Duluth, Minn., and I was born and ra...
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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—In a show of solidarity with Saudi Arabia, President Barack Obama led a parade of American dignitaries to the ultraconservative desert kingdom Tuesday to pay respects after...
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BRZEZINKA, Poland—A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis’ most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of a...
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KIEV, Ukraine—The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday declared the Russia-backed separatist republics in the east to be terrorist organizations, formally eliminating the possibility of holding peace...
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WASHINGTON—Senate Democrats on Tuesday put the brakes on new Iran sanctions legislation, ending for now a looming showdown between Congress and President Barack Obama over negotiations to preven...
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Fidel Castro lent his support to a thaw in U.S.-Cuban relations, the first public comments by the former president since the agreement was reached last month, according to a letter published in state...
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WASHINGTON—Three powerful accidents in recent years highlight weaknesses in the oversight of how natural gas providers maintain the largest pipelines in their networks, accident investigators sa...
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BEIRUT—Japanese officials were tightlipped Wednesday as secret talks in Jordan sought to secure the freedom of a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State extremists an...
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WASHINGTON—The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast to drilling, even as it moved to restrict drilling indefinite...
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WASHINGTON—The U.S. Senate is on track to pass legislation to approve TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of the week, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said.The Keystone...
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Monthly club or community activity announcements will appear the Wednesday before the next meeting. Announcements must be submitted to the Gazette by 5 p.m. Friday. Weekly club meetings and Self Help...
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AcupunctureThe Northfield Acupuncture & Alternative Medicine Clinic will hold workshops dealing with health topics including cancer, hepatitis and cardiovascular disease at 1 p.m. Thursdays at the...
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