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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun August 30, 2015

Documentary film festival gains recognition, entrants

In the 24 years since its founding, the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival has seen the world of documentary film evolve. Film festivals, independent films and filmmaking in general have made great strides. The culture now values an artisan touch in lieu of homogenization, and companies with mass appeal have begun to use documentaries to market to that trend. From broadcasters such as HBO and NPR to streaming services such as Netflix... READ MORE

Local Red Cross nearing shortage of blood supply By ANGELA SPENCER

Summer is usually a slow time for blood donations, but that does not mean the need decreases with the season. The American Red Cross is facing a shortage of several blood types, and donations are needed in order to prevent an emergency situation.