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BLOOMBURG, Texas—Cass County officials have placed a county sheriff’s deputy on administrative leave pending the results of a Texas Rangers investigation into the shooting death of a 33-ye...
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• Documents show 15% cuts to payroll have already started
NEW BOSTON, Texas—Bowie County commissioners are slated to consider and take action on a Commissioners Court order made earlier this month to cut department salaries by 15 percent, Monday’...
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NEW YORK—When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. The familiar knocking of knuckles spreads only one-twentieth t...
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• Generations of historic school’s alumni gather for reunion
Henri Nell Hodge-Williams could hardly contain her spiritual zest as she spoke during the Paul Laurence Dunbar High School’s National Alumni Association’s 18th annual All-School Reunion&rs...

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<p><span>&bull;</span><span> Georga Odem views cases full of Dunbar High School history Sunday morning at the Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School&rsquo;s National Alumni Association&rsquo;s 2014 All-School Reunion in Texarkana, Texas.</span></p>
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<p><span>&bull;</span><span> Minister Henri Nell Hodge-Williams preaches from the stage Sunday morning in the gym of the Old Dunbar High School during the Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School National Alumni Association&rsquo;s 2014 All-School Reunion in Texarkana, Texas..</span></p>
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Taylor Mackey was painting houses before he signed up for Texarkana College’s new industrial maintenance program, though he had no knowledge of or experience with the diverse aspects of the fiel...
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• City to consider towing vehicles of people without proof of coverage
Texarkana, Texas, City Council will discuss an ordinance about towing and impounding cars with no proof of insurance at their meeting tonight. At the July 14 meeting, the council heard a report about...
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WASHINGTON—House and Senate negotiators have reached a tentative agreement to deal with the long-term needs of the struggling Department of Veterans Affairs and plan to unveil their proposal Mon...
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HOPE, Ark.—State agriculture officials say an insect native to Asia that kills ash trees has been confirmed in three Arkansas counties. The Arkansas State Plant Board and the Arkansas Departmen...
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AUSTIN—State Sen. Kevin Eltife has been named to several committees, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst recently announced. Eltife represents Texas Senate District 1, which includes Bowie County. He will...
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Foundation offers free dogwood trees to new members
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The Arbor Day Foundation is offering 10 free white flowering dogwood trees to everyone who joins the nonprofit organization with a $10 donation in August. The offer is part of the foundation’s...
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CIVIL COURT Bowie County Wells Fargo Bank v. Suzanne G. Parker, default; Bridget Renee Kennedy v. Lorna Nabours et al, damages; American Express Bank v. Larry D. Van Meter, default. Miller County...
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Texarkana Public Library is looking for volunteers to help low-income and homeless citizens on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings in August. The library is seeking local literacy, legal, busine...
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Miller County Prosecuting Attorney recently filed these informations: Shannon Buchanan, 26. Texarkana, theft by receiving. Kevin Bulkley, 36, Texarkana, theft by receiving. James Davis, 64, Texarka...
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WASHINGTON—A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela, the White House said Sunday. President Bar...
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Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 28, 1914, World War I began as Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbi...
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Voterama in Congress WASHINGTON—Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending July 25.   HOUSE USE OF FORCE IN IRAQ: Voting 370 for and 40 against...
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Watch missing for 17 years is returned
100 years ago July 28, 1914: COMMON CASE KNIFE WAS CONVERTED INTO SAW; A PRISONER THUS IS FREE—a man who was arrested and fined $100 by Judge Weeks on the charge of wife-beating last night made...
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REUNIONS August Banks Burrow and Marandy Elizabeth Moseley Family Reunion will be 11 a.m. Saturday at O’Farrell Community Center between Atlanta and Red Hill. Please bring food and old family...
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 Forget the big number you’re aiming for in your 401(k). The retirement savings industry wants you to instead think about the monthly paycheck the account can generate.  In other wor...
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As graduation parties wrap up and summer stretches on, college and high school grads may be throwing themselves into the job search. The task before them is not an easy one. There's plenty of compet...
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LOS ANGELES — The rebound in U.S. home values over the past couple of years has placed many homeowners in a better position to sell their home for a profit. Still, getting a home sold can be ch...
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STORRS, Conn.—Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical instruments. Dr. Robert Howe, a reproductive endocrinologis...
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip—Israel and Hamas are holding out for bigger gains in the Gaza war, helping explain the failure of the world's most influential diplomats to broker even a precursor to a las...
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WASHINGTON—A federal judge struck down the District of Columbia's ban on carrying guns outside of a person's home, concluding it violates Second Amendment rights. The ruling from U.S. District...
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MOSCOW—Russian President Vladimir Putin might be expected to hunker down into defense mode as he is besieged by accusations of Russian involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17....
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SAN DIEGO—Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend’s Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue — allegations of sexual harassme...
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PHILADELPHIA—The hunt for two Philadelphia carjackers who rammed a stolen SUV into a family, killing three children, entered its third day Sunday as officials offered a $110,000 reward for infor...
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CAMARILLO, Calif.—A national survey finds the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58. That’s the largest drop this ye...
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SACO, Maine—A family of five, including three children ranging in age from 4 to 12 years old, were found shot to death Sunday inside a southern Maine apartment, authorities said. Investigators...
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United States is sending dirty coal abroad
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NEWPORT NEWS, Va.—As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to ot...
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Rickey Dorsey knows he doesn’t have the best diet, and his plump belly proves it. “I’m definitely used to a lot of fried food and sweets,” the Birmingha...
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