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  • Man accused of shoving, hitting child charged with felony battery

    Man accused of shoving, hitting child charged with felony battery

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:38:07 GMT
    David SutterfieldDavid Sutterfield
    A Region 8 man is being held on bond, accused of shoving a 5-year-old boy down and hitting him in the face.
    A Region 8 man is being held on bond, accused of shoving a 5-year-old boy down and hitting him in the face.
  • No injuries in Hoxie house fire

    No injuries in Hoxie house fire

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:10:59 GMT
    No injuries were reported after a home in Hoxie burned Tuesday night.
    No injuries were reported after a home in Hoxie burned Tuesday night.
  • UCLA wades through damage caused by flooding

    UCLA wades through damage caused by flooding

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:57:33 GMT
    The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the...
    A ruptured 93-year-old water main left the UCLA campus awash in 8 million gallons of water in the middle of California's worst drought in decades, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school's...
  • Israeli strikes hit UN school, Gaza shopping area

    Israeli strikes hit UN school, Gaza shopping area

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:38:11 GMT
    A Palestinian health official says 13 people were killed after tank shells hit a U.N. school in Gaza where hundreds of Palestinians had taken refuge from Israeli attacks.
    Israeli strikes hit a crowded shopping area in Gaza City, hours after tank shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with war refugees Wednesday in the deadliest of a series of air and artillery attacks that...
  • Hutchinson to pay for homestead tax credits

    Hutchinson to pay for homestead tax credits

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:51:22 GMT
    Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson says he'll pay Pulaski County more than $1,700 for improperly claimed homestead tax credits.
    Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson says he'll pay Pulaski County more than $1,700 for improperly claimed homestead tax credits.
  • GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama

    GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:27:36 GMT
    Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law.
    Republicans began muscling legislation through the House on Wednesday authorizing an election-year lawsuit asserting President Barack Obama has violated the Constitution by exceeding his executive powers.
  • Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

    Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:14:46 GMT
    Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children who are crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America. And most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a...
    Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a moral obligation to...
  • ExxonMobil restarts Pegasus pipeline in Texas

    ExxonMobil restarts Pegasus pipeline in Texas

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:13:29 GMT
    ExxonMobil has restarted its Pegasus pipeline more than a year after a crude oil spill in Mayflower forced it to close.
    ExxonMobil has restarted its Pegasus pipeline more than a year after a crude oil spill in Mayflower forced it to close.
  • Flash flood watch issued for western Arkansas

    Flash flood watch issued for western Arkansas

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:09 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:09:59 GMT
    A flash flood watch goes into effect in western Arkansas on Wednesday afternoon as storms bringing heavy rainfall head toward the state.
    A flash flood watch goes into effect in western Arkansas on Wednesday afternoon as storms bringing heavy rainfall head toward the state.
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  • A-State Fall Camp kicks off Thursday

    A-State Fall Camp kicks off Thursday

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:03:31 GMT
    Seventeen of the eighteen workouts are scheduled to start at 8:35am. All practices are OPEN to the public. The workouts will be held at Centennial Bank Stadium or the football practice fields.
    Seventeen of the eighteen workouts are scheduled to start at 8:35am. All practices are OPEN to the public. The workouts will be held at Centennial Bank Stadium or the football practice fields.
  • 'Out of nowhere': Twins add undrafted 24-year-old

    'Out of nowhere': Twins add undrafted 24-year-old

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:58 AM EDT2014-07-30 05:58:05 GMT
    In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitcher who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs in a California summer league but has never been drafted.
    In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitching prospect who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs but has never been drafted.
  • Cardinals sign veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski

    Cardinals sign veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:21:13 GMT
    CHICAGO (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have signed veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski. Pierzynski, 37, was in the starting lineup and batting sixth for the Cardinals' afternoon matchup against the Chicago Cubs. Catcher George Kottaras was designated for assignment to make room on the roster. The Cardinals have been looking for a steady presence behind the plate since All-Star Yadier Molina went down with a torn ligament in his right thumb on July 9. Molina underwent surgery on July 11 and is exp...
    CHICAGO (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have signed veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski. Pierzynski, 37, was in the starting lineup and batting sixth for the Cardinals' afternoon matchup against the Chicago Cubs. Catcher George Kottaras was designated for assignment to make room on the roster. The Cardinals have been looking for a steady presence behind the plate since All-Star Yadier Molina went down with a torn ligament in his right thumb on July 9. Molina underwent surgery on July 11 and is exp...

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