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Man accused of killing Sherwood pair seeks new venue

Man accused of killing Sherwood pair seeks new venue

HILLSBORO, Mo. — A 35-year-old man serving life sentences for six Illinois slayings wants to move a Missouri murder trial that could lead to his execution. Nicholas Sheley's request for a venue change says he can't get a fair trial in Jefferson County south of St. Louis, where pr...

Westbound I-30 reopens after truck removed

Westbound Interstate 30 in Saline County has reopened after crews shut it to remove an overturned truck. The Arkansas Highway and ...

Boy, 13, drowns in closed Memphis pool

MEMPHIS — Authorities say a 13-year-old boy has drowned after climbing the fence of a closed Memphis public pool and going for a s...

Motorcyclist killed in Stone County collision

A Mississippi man was killed Sunday after the motorcycle he was riding hit another vehicle and then a road sign, authorities said....
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St. Francis County takes tax payments online

St. Francis County residents in east Arkansas now have the option to pay personal property and real estate taxes online, county officials say.

3 theaters in 3 towns, 3 wishes to save them

It's a tale of three Rialtos in Arkansas: the Rialto Theater in Searcy, the Rialto Community Arts Center in Morrilton and the Rialto Theater in El Dorado.

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Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Dillon's crash

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon's safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s victory in the rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway.

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It's a tale of three Rialtos in Arkansas: the Rialto Theater in Searcy, the Rialto Community Arts Center in Morrilton and the Rialto Theater in El Dorado.

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Officers in study strap on cameras

After 50 days of testing officer-worn body cameras -- 20 days more than originally planned -- the Little Rock Police Department is no closer to getting the cameras on the streets.

Greek voters reject bloc's bailout terms

Greece voted against yielding to further austerity demanded by creditors, leaving Europe's leaders to determine whether the nation can remain in the euro.

3 theaters in 3 towns, 3 wishes to save them

It's a tale of three Rialtos in Arkansas: the Rialto Theater in Searcy, the Rialto Community Arts Center in Morrilton and the Rialto Theater in El Dorado.

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The Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, will observe his 80th birthday today during a visit to Anaheim, Calif., for the Global Compassion Summit.

Hooray for convictions

What a country. What a Constitution. What a First Amendment. What a time and place to be alive, and celebrate this week, this great anniversary week, with, as John Adams said, pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and iluminations.

Lloyd, U.S. bask in glory after 4 scores in 1st 16 minutes

Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times. And with it came the Americans' elusive third Women's World Cup title.

South Carolina lawmakers begin debate over Confederate flag

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers on Monday began debating whether to bring the Confederate flag down outside the Capitol, starting with a pair of senators whose families arrived in the state before the Civil War.

Ex-Illinois US Rep. Reynolds doesn't show for arraignment

CHICAGO (AP) — A former U.S. congressman has failed to appear at a scheduled arraignment to enter a plea on federal tax charges.

The Latest: Fitch says Grexit risks have dramatically risen

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest on the fallout from the Greek referendum (all times local):

Q&A: As Obama health law survives, GOP split over next move

WASHINGTON (AP) — Having lost their latest war against President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, Republicans must decide how to wage battles that could fan the issue for the 2016 elections.

POW-MIA chief to push for private-group aid to find war dead

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Pentagon's new agency in charge of recovering and identifying remains of U.S. war dead said he will push for more partnering with private groups that have resources and interest to help reinvigorate a troubled POW-MIA accounting mission.

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