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    2 fatally electrocuted in West Texas oilfield

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     Two men are dead and one is hospitalized in critical condition after they were electrocuted while moving an oil well pumping jack in West Texas.

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    Jonesboro paper says police chief bullied reporter

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     The publisher of the Jonesboro Sun wants the city police chief to quit, saying the chief bullied one of the newspaper's reporters into quitting by making derogatory statements about her on Facebook.

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    Fruit damaging flies on the rise in Arkansas Video included

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    You've probably all heard of those pesky little insects called fruit flies.While they can be a nuisance, they're basically harmless. More>>

    Perry supporters rally against 'Democrat Games'

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     Dozens of supporters of Gov. Rick Perry are gathering at the courthouse before his expected arrival to be booked on a state indictment.

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    Texarkana students return to school

    Texarkana students head back to school. Texarkana students head back to school.
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    It's back to school for students in Texarkana, Ar. Today they headed back to class for the 2014-2015 school year. More>>

    All Southwest flights from new Love Field terminal

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     All Southwest Airlines Co. flights from Dallas are now operating in and out of Love Field's new terminal.
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    DeKalb Police Chief discusses video from officer-involved shooting

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    DeKalb Police Chief Shawne Walraven says he has seen Officer Sharon Coleman's body camera video from the fatal officer-involved shooting. More>>

    House speaker says farmers' take illegal losses

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     The speaker of the Arkansas House says he wants a legislative committee to look at regulations governing commodities brokers after state farmers reported millions of dollars in losses
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    FAA: 3 dead in North Texas plane crash

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     Three people are dead in a plane crash in rural North Texas.

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    Dozens of animals seized at Magnolia shelter Video included

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    Nearly 60 dogs have been pulled from the animal shelter in Magnolia, Arkansas. More>>

    Public hearing on Bowie County budget canceled

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    The Public Hearing on the 2014-2015 Budget which was set by the Commissioners Court for Monday, August 18th at 6:00 pm in the Central Jury Room cannot be held. More>>

    Grants awarded to 21 Arkansas schools, districts

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    The Arkansas Department of Education says 21 schools and districts have received grants to establish before- and after-school programs. More>>

    Handyman gets 30 years for killing Texas woman

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     A convicted felon with a history of assault has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for killing a North Texas woman who hired him as a handyman.

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    Athletic program begins at TAMUT

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    The first facility Texas AM Texarkana built at Bringle Lake was completed in 2008. Now university officials are ready to step up to the next level with athletics. More>>

    What's on your mind, Texarkana?

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    The KTBS 3 Community Caravan is on the move again today. We're rolling into Texarkana, Texas to have lunch at the newest Big Jake's BBQ location at 5710 Richmond Road. More>>

    Woman convicted of starving 10-year-old stepson

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    A North Texas jury has convicted woman in the 2011 starvation death of her 10-year-old stepson.The Dallas County jury found 33-year-old Elizabeth Ramsey guilty Tuesday of intentional serious injury to a child in Johnathan Ramsey's death. Jurors begin hearing testimony Wednesday morning in the sentencing phase of Ramsey's trial and could sentence her to up to life imprisonment.The boy's 35-year-old father, Aaron Ramsey, is serving a life sentence already.Prosecutors say the two locked the boy ... More>>

    Texarkana man arrested for Aggravated Robbery and Sexual Assault

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    Police in Texarkana, Texas arrested Myron Stewart early Wednesday morning at a convenience store in the 5100 block of Summerhill Road after they responded to a call of a disturbance at a nearby motel. More>>

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    • Former East Texas officer possible suspect in Jacksonville murder

      Former East Texas officer possible suspect in Jacksonville murder

      Thursday, August 21 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:26:21 GMT
      Shunte Coleman (source: KYTX)Shunte Coleman (source: KYTX)
      Authorities say they are treating the death of a Jacksonville woman whose remains were found earlier this year as a murder investigation. They also say they aren't ruling out a former police officer as a suspect.The skeletal remains of 26-year-old Shunte Coleman were found in a wooded area of San Augustine County back in March, nearly eight years after her disappearance. The body of Terri Reyes was found in that same area in 2007,one month after her own disappearance. Both women were schedule...
      Authorities say they are treating the death of a Jacksonville woman whose remains were found earlier this year as a murder investigation. They also say they aren't ruling out a former police officer as a suspect.The skeletal remains of 26-year-old Shunte Coleman were found in a wooded area of San Augustine County back in March, nearly eight years after her disappearance. The body of Terri Reyes was found in that same area in 2007,one month after her own disappearance. Both women were schedule...
    • UT System set to formally hire McRaven as leader

      UT System set to formally hire McRaven as leader

      Thursday, August 21 2014 5:55 AM EDT2014-08-21 09:55:47 GMT
      Navy Adm. William McRaven is set to be formally hired as chancellor of the University of Texas System.
      Navy Adm. William McRaven is set to be formally hired as chancellor of the University of Texas System.
    • Father's claims he didn't kill driver get boost

      Father's claims he didn't kill driver get boost

      Thursday, August 21 2014 5:53 AM EDT2014-08-21 09:53:59 GMT
      A Texas father's claims he did not fatally shoot a drunken driver who caused an accident that killed his two sons seem to have received a boost from testimony by prosecution witnesses.
      A Texas father's claims he did not fatally shoot a drunken driver who caused an accident that killed his two sons seem to have received a boost from testimony by prosecution witnesses.
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    • Nearly one in 11 teens deal with depression

      Nearly one in 11 teens deal with depression

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:00:20 GMT
      It's a worldwide epidemic. More than 120 million people suffer from depression, according to the World Health Organization. Many of these people are teenagers. 
      It's a worldwide epidemic. More than 120 million people suffer from depression, according to the World Health Organization. Many of these people are teenagers. 
    • Political analyst: Only two LA Congressional races worth watching, 4th District not one of them

      Political analyst: Only two LA Congressional races worth watching, 4th District not one of them

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:38:33 GMT
      Congressman John Fleming runs for fourth term as Louisiana's 4th District Congressman in November 4th election.Congressman John Fleming runs for fourth term as Louisiana's 4th District Congressman in November 4th election.
      Because of its population, Louisiana gets six seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Six seats that are all up for grabs this November.
      Because of its population, Louisiana gets six seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Six seats that are all up for grabs this November.
    • Super PAC'S Pouring Millions $$$$ into Louisiana Political Races

      Super PAC'S Pouring Millions $$$$ into Louisiana Political Races

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:00:26 GMT
      The eyes of the nation will be on Louisiana this November as the Senate race for the seat currently held by Mary Landrieu will be up for grabs. The outcome could determine who will control the United States Senate... Democrats or Republicans. With the stakes so high for both parties, millions of dollars have been flooding the state of Louisiana from outside, mostly from organizations called "Super PAC's".
      The eyes of the nation will be on Louisiana this November as the Senate race for the seat currently held by Mary Landrieu will be up for grabs. The outcome could determine who will control the United States Senate... Democrats or Republicans. With the stakes so high for both parties, millions of dollars have been flooding the state of Louisiana from outside, mostly from organizations called "Super PAC's".
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    • The Military’s Search for 1 little boy ends in Shreveport: "Hope you make it." ---- Gavin

      The Military’s Search for 1 little boy ends in Shreveport: "Hope you make it." ---- Gavin

      Thursday, August 21 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-08-21 18:30:24 GMT
      © "Hope you make it." ----Gavin© "Hope you make it." ----Gavin
      The Military's Search for 1 little boy ends in Shreveport. Serious men with a serious mission, and a seriously great sense of humor. Airmen and soldiers serving in Afghanistan found laughter in difficult times, all courtesy of 4 little words in a letter from a school child – “Hope you make it. – Gavin” The troops wanted to meet the young man who inspired them so much. We'll have the story, and the touching meeting, tonight at 6 pm on KTBS 3.
      The Military's Search for 1 little boy ends in Shreveport. Serious men with a serious mission, and a seriously great sense of humor. Airmen and soldiers serving in Afghanistan found laughter in difficult times, all courtesy of 4 little words in a letter from a school child – “Hope you make it. – Gavin” The troops wanted to meet the young man who inspired them so much. We'll have the story, and the touching meeting, tonight at 6 pm on KTBS 3.
    • Living on the taxpayer's dime: 3 Investigates state official perks

      Living on the taxpayer's dime: 3 Investigates state official perks

      Monday, August 18 2014 12:18 PM EDT2014-08-18 16:18:15 GMT
      The Superintendent of Louisiana State Police, Colonel Mike Edmonson, has been thrust into a different limelight recently, after a new law gave him a pension boost given to almost no one else. And now we're learning of another perk he enjoys. 
      The Superintendent of Louisiana State Police, Colonel Mike Edmonson, has been thrust into a different limelight recently, after a new law gave him a pension boost given to almost no one else. And now we're learning of another perk he enjoys. 
    • Documents obtained by KTBS indicate compliance issues not a problem until University Health takeover of LSU

      Documents obtained by KTBS indicate compliance issues not a problem until University Health takeover of LSU

      Friday, August 15 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-08-15 20:20:00 GMT
      The most controversial allegation by University Health hinted at in official documents is the "dual system of care for insured versus uninsured." 
      The most controversial allegation by University Health hinted at in official documents is the "dual system of care for insured versus uninsured." 
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    • Healthy Green and Into the Outdoors: An online Obesity Prevention forum

      Healthy Green and Into the Outdoors: An online Obesity Prevention forum

      Thursday, August 21 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-08-21 18:11:12 GMT
      KTBS 3 News is taking our Healthy Green Into the Outdoors campaign online. We're using a web forum to shine the spotlight on the growing problem of obesity and to promote healthy living. 
      KTBS 3 News is taking our Healthy Green Into the Outdoors campaign online. We're using a web forum to shine the spotlight on the growing problem of obesity and to promote healthy living. 
    • Hospital to discuss discharge of Ebola patients

      Hospital to discuss discharge of Ebola patients

      Thursday, August 21 2014 6:23 AM EDT2014-08-21 10:23:00 GMT
      The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.
      The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.
    • Sen. Boozman to tour hospital in Jonesboro

      Sen. Boozman to tour hospital in Jonesboro

      Thursday, August 21 2014 5:42 AM EDT2014-08-21 09:42:38 GMT
      Republican U.S. Senator John Boozman is scheduled to tour the new NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.
      Republican U.S. Senator John Boozman is scheduled to tour the new NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.
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    • Two activist groups host voter registration drive in Shreveport

      Two activist groups host voter registration drive in Shreveport

      Thursday, August 21 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-08-21 18:55:12 GMT
      The public is invited to register to vote at the event.
      The public is invited to register to vote at the event.
    • ArkLaTex candidates make place on November ballot official

      ArkLaTex candidates make place on November ballot official

      Thursday, August 21 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-08-21 18:46:34 GMT
      KTBS will update the list below as the candidates turn in their paper work into the state. 
      KTBS will update the list below as the candidates turn in their paper work into the state. 
    • The Military’s Search for 1 little boy ends in Shreveport: "Hope you make it." ---- Gavin

      The Military’s Search for 1 little boy ends in Shreveport: "Hope you make it." ---- Gavin

      Thursday, August 21 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-08-21 18:30:24 GMT
      © "Hope you make it." ----Gavin© "Hope you make it." ----Gavin
      The Military's Search for 1 little boy ends in Shreveport. Serious men with a serious mission, and a seriously great sense of humor. Airmen and soldiers serving in Afghanistan found laughter in difficult times, all courtesy of 4 little words in a letter from a school child – “Hope you make it. – Gavin” The troops wanted to meet the young man who inspired them so much. We'll have the story, and the touching meeting, tonight at 6 pm on KTBS 3.
      The Military's Search for 1 little boy ends in Shreveport. Serious men with a serious mission, and a seriously great sense of humor. Airmen and soldiers serving in Afghanistan found laughter in difficult times, all courtesy of 4 little words in a letter from a school child – “Hope you make it. – Gavin” The troops wanted to meet the young man who inspired them so much. We'll have the story, and the touching meeting, tonight at 6 pm on KTBS 3.
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