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Last picture show

posted: 02/08/2016 1:51 a.m. Discuss

One evening in the late fall, Lucien Majors, 84, sat at his kitchen table in Lancaster, N.Y., wife Jan by his side, as he described a recent dream. Majors had end-stage bladder cancer and was in renal failure. As he spoke with a hospice doctor, he was alert but faltering.

Food and medicine meet for dinner

posted: 02/08/2016 1:50 a.m. Discuss

The menu was speckled with whole grains and dripping with oil when future chefs and their teachers got together Jan. 30 with future doctors, pharmacists and nurses for "Food as Medicine," a dinner seminar about the evidence-based Mediterranean diet.

HAPPY TRAILS

posted: 02/08/2016 1:49 a.m. Discuss

DEVIL'S DEN TRAIL Location: The main trailhead is behind the visitor center at Devil's Den State Park.

The Recruiting Guy: Freshman PG Hill offered by Hogs

posted: 02/07/2016 11:17 p.m. Discuss

Little Rock Christian freshman point guard Justice Hill has received an offer from Arkansas

Broncos beat Panthers to win Super Bowl

posted: 02/07/2016 9:31 p.m. Discuss

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Thanks to Super Bowl MVP Von Miller and the Orange Rush, Peyton Manning can go out on top.

Man killed by Lonoke County deputy identified

updated: 02/07/2016 3:15 p.m. Discuss

A Lonoke County deputy shot and killed a man while responding to a domestic disturbance just before 3:30 a.m. Sunday in Austin, a spokesman for the sheriff's office said.

Security heavy and visible around Super Bowl

posted: 02/07/2016 3:08 p.m. Discuss

Security was heavy and visible Sunday around Super Bowl locations, from hotels in San Francisco to Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.

Turkey: Reaching limits but will keep taking refugees

posted: 02/07/2016 2:57 p.m. Discuss

Turkey has reached the end of its "capacity to absorb" refugees but will continue to take them in, the deputy premier said Sunday, as his country faced mounting pressure to open its border to tens of thousands of Syrians who have fled a government onslaught.

Rubio comes under withering criticism in Republican debate

posted: 02/07/2016 2:42 p.m. Discuss

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio stuck to the talking points Sunday that drew criticism during his uneven performance in Saturday night's presidential debate.

Storms may brew, but in North Korea pride over new satellite

posted: 02/07/2016 2:20 p.m. Comments 4

Hours after the rest of the world already knew, North Korea's state media triumphantly announced Sunday in a special news bulletin to the nation that it had successfully launched a satellite into orbit, calling it a major milestone in the nation's history and the "greatest gift of loyalty" to the country's young leader, Kim Jong Un.

Rescuers in Taiwan pull out survivors from quake rubble

posted: 02/07/2016 2:08 p.m. Discuss

As anxious families waited nearby, rescuers on Sunday painstakingly pulled more survivors from the remains of a high-rise apartment building that collapsed a day earlier in a powerful earthquake that shook southern Taiwan and killed at least 32 people. More than 100 remained buried in the building's rubble.

Manhunt underway for Dallas County jail escapee

posted: 02/07/2016 1:33 p.m. Discuss

State and local authorities in southern Arkansas are searching for a man who escaped the Dallas County jail in Fordyce.

Conway man killed by vehicle on Highway 65

posted: 02/07/2016 1 p.m. Discuss

A pedestrian was killed just before midnight Saturday after being struck by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 65 near Conway, Arkansas State police said Sunday.

Mentally ill man who killed wife won't get her pension

posted: 02/07/2016 12:26 p.m. Comment 1

A man who was found not guilty of his wife's death by reason of mental insanity will not get her pension under a judge's ruling.

Police: Man robs Metro PCS at gunpoint

posted: 02/07/2016 9:34 a.m. Discuss

Police are looking for the man who robbed the Metro PCS on Geyer Springs Road and held an employee at gunpoint Friday, a spokesman for the Little Rock Police Department said.

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