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    Harvest Texarkana plans events for Hunger Action Month Video included

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    Nearly 49 million Americans struggle with hunger, but it doesn't have to be that way. More>>

    Hospice of Texarkana breaks ground on new facility

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    Hospice of Texarkana celebrates a new Inpatient Care Center. More>>

    Fatal accident on I-30 near Texarkana shuts down traffic Video included

    (source: KTBS 3 Julie Parr) (source: KTBS 3 Julie Parr)
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    Texas Department of Public Safety officials are working on cleaning up a wreck on the Interstate. More>>

    Arkansas Democrats campaign in Texarkana Video included

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    Democrats Mike Ross and former Senator David Pryor made a stop in Texarkana, Arkansas on Monday. More>>

    Driver identified in fatal motorcycle accident Video included

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    A Garland, Texas man is killed in an early morning motorcycle accident on I-30 in Bowie County. More>>

    Siblings shot while mother tried to drive away

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     Police say two young siblings were shot in the head while sitting in a car as their mother tried to drive away from her male partner in southeast San Antonio.
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    Letter-grading plan for Ark. schools to go on view

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     Arkansas' more than 1,000 public schools will soon be graded with the same A-through-F rating system the schools apply to their students

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    Bid to end dry counties in Arkansas to hit ballot

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     A proposal that would end dry counties in Arkansas has been approved for inclusion on the November ballot.
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    Armed TXK man hospitalized after threatening to harm himself outside home Video included

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    A man is being evaluated at a Texarkana hospital, after threatening to kill himself outside a home.It happened on Holly Ridge Street about 9:30 p.m..Friday night.Authorities responded to the home and began to create a perimeter, after seeing that the man was armed with an assault rifle.Texarkana, Texas police say the man, described only as a 45-year-old white male made contact with officers in the yard.The Texarkana, TX S.W.A.T. Team responded and a negotiator was able to talk the subject dow... More>>

    Group plans rally for overnight camping at Albert Pike Video included

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    A rally is planned for Saturday in support of reopening the Albert Pike campground for overnight use. More>>

    Growing concerns for pesticides in produce Video included

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    Getting locally grown food right from the source is a growing trend. More>>

    Special prosecutor appointed in transient slaying

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     A special prosecutor has been appointed in the case of a man convicted of killing a woman at a Crawford County transient camp in 2001

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    Retail gasoline prices drop 2 cents across Texas

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     Retail gasoline prices across the state continue to drop as millions of Texans prepare to hit the road for the long Labor Day weekend.

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    CCCUA gets its professor back Video included

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    Cossatot Community College professor Molly Sirigiri, 33, was denied re-entry into the states on her return from a church mission trip to help out with an ophanage in Guatemala. More>>

    Stolen minivan, 5 small children, suspect found

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     A police search has found a daycare center minivan containing five young children and a suspect after the vehicle was reported stolen.

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    Emerald Ash Borer confirmed in six Arkansas counties

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    The Arkansas Plant Board is to decide whether 25 counties will be subject to a firewood quarantine to try to control the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer.The board is to decide by September 11th. 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>>

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    • Youth vote could make a difference in LA midterm election - but will it?

      Youth vote could make a difference in LA midterm election - but will it?

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:00:16 GMT
      Politicos across the country have their eyes on the state of Louisiana's upcoming midterm election. Whether or not Congresswoman Mary Landrieu will hold onto her democratic seat in the senate - and possibly decide the balance of the Senate - is a big question. 
      Politicos across the country have their eyes on the state of Louisiana's upcoming midterm election. Whether or not Congresswoman Mary Landrieu will hold onto her democratic seat in the senate - and possibly decide the balance of the Senate - is a big question. 
    • Where Is Downtown Bossier?

      Where Is Downtown Bossier?

      Monday, September 1 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:00:18 GMT
      Back in the day downtown Bossier City was a hot spot. Parking lots full with trendy restaurants and businesses just a step away.Now it's dwarfed by nearby casinos and abandoned by consumers for the Louisiana Boardwalk.Downtown Bossier is about nine blocks long, three blocks wide and Barksdale Blvd. runs through the heart of downtown and dead ends at Traffic St.Many of the buildings along Barksdale Blvd. and the surrounding blocks are abandoned and run down. According to city leaders it has ta...
      Back in the day downtown Bossier City was a hot spot. Parking lots full with trendy restaurants and businesses just a step away.Now it's dwarfed by nearby casinos and abandoned by consumers for the Louisiana Boardwalk.Downtown Bossier is about nine blocks long, three blocks wide and Barksdale Blvd. runs through the heart of downtown and dead ends at Traffic St.Many of the buildings along Barksdale Blvd. and the surrounding blocks are abandoned and run down. According to city leaders it has ta...
    • Election 2014: Local political dynasties, Bowman bros. follow mother

      Election 2014: Local political dynasties, Bowman bros. follow mother

      Sunday, August 31 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-09-01 02:57:19 GMT
      The Kennedy family, the Bushes, the Clintons and now the Hamiters. Political dynasties are an American tradition that isn't just for the national stage. Several local families have felt the urge to pursue political office. 
      The Kennedy family, the Bushes, the Clintons and now the Hamiters. Political dynasties are an American tradition that isn't just for the national stage. Several local families have felt the urge to pursue political office. 
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    • Bossier Gives Green Light to Brewing Co.

      Bossier Gives Green Light to Brewing Co.

      Wednesday, September 3 2014 12:15 AM EDT2014-09-03 04:15:00 GMT
      We have an update to a story we have been following that involves the oldest fire station in Bossier City turning into a micro-brewery. Today city council members gave it the official green light and will allow "Flying Hart Brewery" to purchase the old station in downtown Bossier City. Preliminary designs were on display during Tuesday's city council meeting to give the public an idea of what the fire station will look like when they are ready for business sometime next year. There had been s...
      We have an update to a story we have been following that involves the oldest fire station in Bossier City turning into a micro-brewery. Today city council members gave it the official green light and will allow "Flying Hart Brewery" to purchase the old station in downtown Bossier City. Preliminary designs were on display during Tuesday's city council meeting to give the public an idea of what the fire station will look like when they are ready for business sometime next year. There had been s...
    • Dolly moves on shore in Mexico

      Dolly moves on shore in Mexico

      Wednesday, September 3 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-09-03 04:01:31 GMT
      Tropical Storm Dolly StatsTropical Storm Dolly Stats

       Tropical Storm Dolly moved inland Tuesday evening near Tampico, Mexico.  Weakening is forecast.

       Tropical Storm Dolly moved inland Tuesday evening near Tampico, Mexico.  Weakening is forecast.

    • Baby injured in Mansfield house fire

      Baby injured in Mansfield house fire

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:59 PM EDT2014-09-03 03:59:12 GMT
      Fire crews are on the scene of a house fire at this hour in Mansfield, La.The scene is 125 Meadow St. on the north side of town.
      Fire crews are on the scene of a house fire at this hour in Mansfield, La.The scene is 125 Meadow St. on the north side of town.
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