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First-degree murder and arson arrest warrants have been issued for a suspect the death of a Hope, Ark., man and the burning of the house where the victim was found, according to a report from the Hope...
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State recognizes BWI, which has been in business in Nash for 56 years
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NASH, Texas—BWI Cos. Inc. was honored Friday for its 56th continuous year in business. BWI Cos. received the Texas Treasures Business Award from state Rep. George Lavender on Friday at the pavi...
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Virgin spacecraft that was created for tourism explodes, killing the pilot
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MOJAVE, Calif.—A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth’s atmosphere exploded during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the seco...
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Arkansas-side mayor candidates spend more than $67,000
More than $67,000 has been spent in combined expenditures for both candidates in the Texarkana, Ark., mayoral race. David Haak has a total of $49,135 in expenditures, compared with Ruth Penney-Bell&r...
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Bowie County voters have several candidate races and initiatives to decide Tuesday, but not all voters who live in some Texarkana-area precincts are able to vote on all ballot measures. Tuesday is El...
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Early voting in Miller County is showing a heavy voter turnout with 4,186 casting ballots by the close of business day Friday. “The Election Commission and county clerk’s office are both...
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WASHINGTON—Shocked and offended by explicit questions, some U.S. servicemen and women are complaining about a new sexual-assault survey that hundreds of thousands have been asked to complete. T...

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SEATTLE—One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting died Friday, raising to four the number of fatalities from the moment when a student opened fire in a cafeteria a...
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CHRISTUS St. Michael Imaging Center has been designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. By awarding the status of a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence...
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A comedic play, in three acts, will make its way to Texarkana in November courtesy of the Tiger Theatre Company. Performances of “You Can’t Take It With You” will be 7 p.m. Nov. 6...
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Bowie County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a truck and tailer stolen from the Bowie County Precinct 1 barn. Investigators believe the truck and trailer were st...
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A 36-year-old Texarkana, Ark., man was arrested after his vehicle collided with a police car late Thursday, said a Texarkana, Texas, Police Department spokesman. A call came in to police about 10:53...
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Today is Saturday, Nov. 1, the 305th day of 2014. There are 60 days left in the year. This is All Saints Day. A reminder: Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. local time Sunday. Clocks go back one hour...
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Remember to ‘fall back’ as Saturday turns into Sunday
Back in 1918, when the United States entered World War I, officials in Washington looked at what the Germans were doing to conserve energy. One step was Daylight Saving Time, which had been in effect...
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STILLWATER, Okla.—Prosecutors in Oklahoma have charged a 21-year-old man with first-degree murder in the killing of a man who was nearly decapitated. Isaiah Marin of Stillwater was charged Thur...
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LITTLE ROCK—Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is urging residents to beware of Ebola-related scammers. McDaniel has issued a consumer alert and says an increasing number of organization...
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LUFKIN, Texas—Some kindergarten students in East Texas have turned Halloween into a math and science project with treats going to the dogs. The Lufkin Daily News reported Friday that students a...
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Submitted photo • Sunset Missionary Baptist Church will have special services in honor of the installation of its new pastor, the Rev. Kenneth Palmer Sr., at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. James J...
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An anti-violence rally is slated for 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. today in the Mother Kelley’s Restaurant parking lot, 720 Texas Blvd. The event is sponsored by Resurrected Warriors Street Ministry with fo...
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Tickets are on sale now for a concert featuring the Gaither Vocal Band at 6 p.m. Nov. 8 at Hempstead Hall in Hope, Ark. The concert features band members Bill Gaither, Wes Hampton, David Phelps, Adam...
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Stacy James Mayo will be featured at a CD release party at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Cornerstone Retirement Community auditorium. The event will showcase her fifth recording project, “Back to Basi...
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First Baptist Church, Moores Lane, will host a live simulcast of “I Stand Sunday,” at 6 p.m. Sunday. The upcoming event, which was developed as a way for churches and individuals to show...
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FALL FESTIVALS Siloam Baptist Church, Simms, Texas, will have a fall festival from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. today. Bounce house, carnival games, hot dogs, nachos and more. Admission is free. Call 903-543-244...
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Staff photo by Curt Youngblood • LifeNet personnel talk with the driver of a car that flipped during a collision Friday at the intersection of State Line Avenue and Martin Luther King...
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The Four Corners Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will learn about monarch butterflies when it meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at Buchanan United Methodist Church, 5115 S. Kings Highway, Texarkan...
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A Wounded Warrior Deer Hunt will be Nov. 20-22 near Millwood Lake and is sponsored by Millwood Lake Focus Committee. The hunt will be assisted by the Army Corps of Engineers at Millwood. The Warrior...
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The F.L. Haynes District of the Church of God in Christ will host its 18th annual Women’s Day program Sunday. The service will be at 3:30 p.m. at Sunset COGIC, 1603 Lee St. The service’s...
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CONROE, Texas—A Houston-area woman must serve three years in prison for putting her boyfriend’s gun in his son’s backpack to get the child in trouble at school. Montgomery County ja...
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Law inforcement dispatch records from Thursday. Bowie County Sheriff’s Office 10:56 a.m., harassment, 2105 Trexler Road 12:49 p.m., theft, 1311 FM 3098 Maud 3:56 p.m., disturbance, 1160 CR 4...
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A Trojan horse attached to a trailer galloped behind a Ford pickup and parked at Miller County Courthouse Friday to show a symbolic message. The message claims the state Legislature is trying to igno...
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A two-day event scheduled in conjunction with the 31-year anniversary of the Texas Mass Choir is slated to begin Friday at House of Refuge. The event is hosted by the Texarkana chapter of Gospel Musi...
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A benefit concert for Friendship Center of Texarkana will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at Highland Park Baptist Church. The concert features the popular local group MasterPeace Quartet and musician and v...

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LITTLE ROCK—A judge issued an arrest warrant for a housing agency’s executive director over claims he didn’t provide documents requested by an Arkansas newspaper. District Judge Ali...
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DENTON, Texas—Anti-fracking activists and campaigners backed by big oil and gas companies sparred outside of voting sites on the last day of early voting in a North Texas university town that&rs...
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Halloween who? As the coffin slams shut on Halloween, Wal-Mart and other retailers are launching their holiday shopping deals almost a month before Black Friday, promising to be cheaper, earlier, eas...
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SAN DIEGO—A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns. Family spokesman Jonatha...
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FORT KENT, Maine—A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance person...
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MILFORD, Pa.—For 48 days, Eric Frein was everywhere and nowhere, supposedly sighted again and again, only to melt back into the woods in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse. So on Friday, as stat...
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Saturday was supposed to be the day that Brittany Maynard killed herself. She still might do it, but her latest message seems to suggest she intends to live, at least for a while. Regardless, this 29...
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LEBANON, Ohio—An American who is back home after being detained for nearly six months in North Korea said Friday that he left a Bible in a nightclub hoping it would get into the hands of what he...
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SALT LAKE CITY—A series of graffiti-like paintings on rocks in national parks across the West set off a furor on social media this month, angering people who say they desecrated some of the nati...
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WICHITA, Kan.—Six eyewitness have reported that a small plane drifted to the left side of the runway after taking off from a Kansas airport, then made a steep left bank before crashing into a fl...
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With the U.S.-led assault on the Islamic State group, the world community is acting in Syria, but not in the Syrian civil war. When it comes to the issue that has undermined the region—the survi...
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LOS ANGELES—In his secrecy-shrouded sci-fi extravaganza "Interstellar," filmmaker Christopher Nolan isn't just taking audiences to outer space. He's also sending a couple of robots along for the...
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TOKYO—When she came to life in 1974, she was a kitty without a name, sitting sideways in blue overalls and a big red bow, on a coin purse for Japanese girls. On Saturday, fans around the world c...
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Associated Press Actors scare people as they walk through The Asylum haunted house in Las Vegas. Actors at the The Asylum are volunteers who work just for the enjoyment of scaring patrons. “Whe...
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ALEXANDRIA, Va.—A federal judge seems to think Native Americans offended by the Washington Redskins team name are properly being sued by the NFL franchise. Judge Gerald Bruce Lee suggested duri...
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