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  • Randolph County quorum court addresses overcrowding, talks solutions

    Randolph County quorum court addresses overcrowding, talks solutions

    Friday, July 11 2014 6:02 AM EDT2014-07-11 10:02:58 GMT
    Housing women out of county is putting a big dent in the Randolph County Jail's budget. Combine that with overcrowding issues at the jail and talks of expansion are underway for the jail.
    Housing women out of county is putting a big dent in the Randolph County Jail's budget. Combine that with overcrowding issues at the jail and talks of expansion are underway for the jail.
  • Gunman demanded to know ex-wife's whereabouts

    Gunman demanded to know ex-wife's whereabouts

    Thursday, July 10 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-07-11 02:53:02 GMT
    A father who authorities say went on a shooting rampage at a suburban Houston home, killing four of his children and two adults and wounding his 15-year-old daughter critically, has surrendered after a standoff and...
    A man charged with killing four children and their parents forced his way into the family's suburban Houston home, tied them up and shot them in the back of the head when they refused to tell him where his ex-wife was,...
  • New Madrid County Commission shuts down jail

    New Madrid County Commission shuts down jail

    Thursday, July 10 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-07-11 02:24:09 GMT
    The New Madrid County Commission voted to shut down the New Madrid County Jail.
    The New Madrid County Commission voted to shut down the New Madrid County Jail.
  • German FM to meet Kerry to discuss spying claims

    German FM to meet Kerry to discuss spying claims

    Friday, July 11 2014 6:56 AM EDT2014-07-11 10:56:47 GMT
    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says he will meet U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry this weekend to discuss allegations of American spying on Germany, which have soured relations between the two...
    Germany's foreign minister said Friday he will tell U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at a meeting this weekend that Berlin wants to reinvigorate the two countries' friendship "on an honest basis" after asking...
  • Arkansas candidates debating before press group

    Arkansas candidates debating before press group

    Friday, July 11 2014 6:50 AM EDT2014-07-11 10:50:51 GMT
    The four candidates for Arkansas governor are squaring off in a debate hosted by a group representing the state's daily and weekly newspapers.
    The four candidates for Arkansas governor are squaring off in a debate hosted by a group representing the state's daily and weekly newspapers.
  • Missouri enacts law requiring meningitis vaccine

    Missouri enacts law requiring meningitis vaccine

    Friday, July 11 2014 6:41 AM EDT2014-07-11 10:41:26 GMT
    Students living in campus housing at Missouri's public universities will be required to get vaccinated against bacterial meningitis beginning next year.
    Students living in campus housing at Missouri's public universities will be required to get vaccinated against bacterial meningitis beginning next year.
  • Lebanese rockets hit Israel in offensive's 4th day

    Lebanese rockets hit Israel in offensive's 4th day

    Friday, July 11 2014 6:11 AM EDT2014-07-11 10:11:36 GMT
    Authorities say apparent rocket fire from Lebanon has struck Israel as long-range rocket fire from Gaza continued for a fourth day.
    Gaza rocket fire struck a gas station and set it ablaze Friday in southern Israel, seriously wounding one person as rocket fire also came from Lebanon for the first time in the four-day offensive.
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    10 Things to Know for Today

    Friday, July 11 2014 6:09 AM EDT2014-07-11 10:09:53 GMT
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
  • Russia closes 3 border crossings with Ukraine

    Russia closes 3 border crossings with Ukraine

    Friday, July 11 2014 5:03 AM EDT2014-07-11 09:03:00 GMT
    Russian officials say they have closed three major border crossings in the wake of heavy fighting in Ukraine.
    Russian officials say they have closed three major border crossings in the wake of heavy fighting in Ukraine.
  • Obama official says immigrant kids draining funds

    Obama official says immigrant kids draining funds

    Friday, July 11 2014 4:22 AM EDT2014-07-11 08:22:14 GMT
    The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by mid-August unless Congress approves President Barack Obama's emergency request for $3.7...
    The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by mid-August unless Congress approves President Barack Obama's emergency request for $3.7 billion...
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  • Arkansas candidates debating before press group

    Arkansas candidates debating before press group

    Friday, July 11 2014 6:50 AM EDT2014-07-11 10:50:51 GMT
    The four candidates for Arkansas governor are squaring off in a debate hosted by a group representing the state's daily and weekly newspapers.
    The four candidates for Arkansas governor are squaring off in a debate hosted by a group representing the state's daily and weekly newspapers.
  • Groups say 12-week ban should remain struck down

    Groups say 12-week ban should remain struck down

    Friday, July 11 2014 6:47 AM EDT2014-07-11 10:47:47 GMT
    Opponents of Arkansas' 12-week abortion ban say a federal appeals court should rule the law unconstitutional, arguing the state is trying to overturn 40 years of court precedent by seeking to reinstate the...
    Opponents of Arkansas' 12-week abortion ban say a federal appeals court should rule the law unconstitutional, arguing the state is trying to overturn 40 years of court precedent by seeking to reinstate the prohibition.
  • Beebe names former aide to hunting, fishing panel

    Beebe names former aide to hunting, fishing panel

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-07-09 16:20:57 GMT
    Gov. Mike Beebe has appointed a lobbyist for the Arkansas Chamber of Commerce and former aide to the state commission that regulates hunting and fishing.
    Gov. Mike Beebe has appointed a lobbyist for the Arkansas Chamber of Commerce and former aide to the state commission that regulates hunting and fishing.

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