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  • Local gym coach pleads guilty to porn charge

    Local gym coach pleads guilty to porn charge

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:47:20 GMT
    Matthew TinkleMatthew Tinkle
    A former Region 8 gymnastics coach pleaded guilty Thursday to receiving child pornography. Matthew Tinkle, 27, of Heber Springs was charged with two counts of receipt of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography...
    A former Region 8 gymnastics coach pleaded guilty Thursday to receiving child pornography. Matthew Tinkle, 27, of Heber Springs was charged with two counts of receipt of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography...
  • 35 killed in Gaza; Israeli soldier feared captured

    35 killed in Gaza; Israeli soldier feared captured

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:33:21 GMT
    A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has gone into effect following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting.
    A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled on Friday as violence erupted in and around a southern town in the war-ravaged strip, with at least 40 Palestinians killed in Israeli shelling while the military said two soldiers were...
  • US employers add 209K jobs, rate rises to 6.2 pct.

    US employers add 209K jobs, rate rises to 6.2 pct.

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:25:04 GMT
    U.S. employers extended this year's hiring surge into July by adding a solid 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000.
    U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the...
  • Ukraine: Investigators start jet crash site search

    Ukraine: Investigators start jet crash site search

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:24:26 GMT
    Ukrainian authorities said Friday that at least 10 government troops were killed in an ambush by pro-Russian separatists in an area near the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but international inspectors...
    With the sound of artillery blasts at a distance, 70 international investigators arrived Friday at the eastern Ukraine site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed and started recovering the remains of as many as 80...
  • Harley recalls bikes for ignition switch problem

    Harley recalls bikes for ignition switch problem

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:13:05 GMT
    Ignition switch problems that have plagued General Motors and Chrysler have now turned up in the motorcycle business.
    Ignition switch problems that have plagued General Motors and Chrysler have now turned up in the motorcycle business.
  • WHO: Ebola moving faster than control efforts

    WHO: Ebola moving faster than control efforts

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:04:48 GMT
    Presidents from the West African countries hit by the Ebola outbreak are meeting with world health leaders to come up with ways to stop the spread of the deadly disease.
    An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than the efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met...
  • Rep. Cantor to resign from House seat in August

    Rep. Cantor to resign from House seat in August

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:24:33 GMT
    U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor tells a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.
    After a stunning primary election loss, former Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Friday that he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.
  • Iraq's top Shiite cleric urges peaceful transition

    Iraq's top Shiite cleric urges peaceful transition

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:44 AM EDT2014-08-01 12:44:35 GMT
    The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large...
    Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric appealed to Iraqi politicians on Friday not to make themselves "an obstacle" in the country's transition as the deadline looms for selecting the next prime minister.
  • Jonesboro police search for armed and dangerous suspect

    Jonesboro police search for armed and dangerous suspect

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:54 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:54:50 GMT
    Three men were arrested and a fourth man is listed as a suspect in the armed robbery of the Dollar General on Highland Drive, according to a Jonesboro police report.
    Three men were arrested and a fourth man is listed as a suspect in the armed robbery of the Dollar General on Highland Drive, according to a Jonesboro police report.
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  • Local gym coach pleads guilty to porn charge

    Local gym coach pleads guilty to porn charge

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:47:20 GMT
    Matthew TinkleMatthew Tinkle
    A former Region 8 gymnastics coach pleaded guilty Thursday to receiving child pornography. Matthew Tinkle, 27, of Heber Springs was charged with two counts of receipt of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography...
    A former Region 8 gymnastics coach pleaded guilty Thursday to receiving child pornography. Matthew Tinkle, 27, of Heber Springs was charged with two counts of receipt of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography...
  • 'Our Community, Our Dollars' fails to get alcohol initiative on November ballot

    'Our Community, Our Dollars' fails to get alcohol initiative on November ballot

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:42:49 GMT
    Residents in Craighead County will not vote on an alcohol initiative in November, according to Our Community, Our Dollars President Jay Allen.
    Residents in Craighead County will not vote on an alcohol initiative in November, according to Our Community, Our Dollars President Jay Allen.
  • Jonesboro police search for armed and dangerous suspect

    Jonesboro police search for armed and dangerous suspect

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:54 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:54:50 GMT
    Three men were arrested and a fourth man is listed as a suspect in the armed robbery of the Dollar General on Highland Drive, according to a Jonesboro police report.
    Three men were arrested and a fourth man is listed as a suspect in the armed robbery of the Dollar General on Highland Drive, according to a Jonesboro police report.
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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.
  • Drew Brees shows off incredible accuracy by 'skeet shooting'

    Drew Brees shows off incredible accuracy by 'skeet shooting'

    How good is Drew Brees? This good. A Vine post of Drew Brees ‘skeet shooting' is possibly the most impressive thing to come out of Saints Training Camp yet. Brees shows off his incredible accuracy by
    How good is Drew Brees? This good.
  • '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.

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