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John Deering Editorial Cartoon 4/27/13

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Tyler Wilson (upper left), Chris Gragg (upper right), Cobi Hamilton (lower left) and Knile Davis (lower right) were all selected in the 2013 NFL draft.

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Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson (7) shoots over Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler (21) and Nazr Mohammed during the first half of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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A passenger sits at right in the international terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson airport, Friday, April 26, 2013, in Atlanta.

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Former Arkansas wide receiver Cobi Hamilton was drafted on Saturday.

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Jason Gaunt

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Timothy Gauldin

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Tyler Wilson (top left), Chris Gragg (top right), Cobi Hamilton (bottom left) and Alvin Bailey (bottom right) were among the Razorbacks that were still available in the 2013 NFL draft prior to the fourth round, which began Saturday.

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Former Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the fourth round Saturday.

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Former Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson was drafted in the fourth round Saturday.

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This radar image from the National Weather Service around 4:27 p.m. shows a system moving through Arkansas. The southeastern half of the state is expected to see a few scattered severe storms Saturday afternoon and into the evening hours.

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Dianne Gooch, Rogers High School Hall of Fame inductee, turned the school into a competitive force in volleyball in what is now the 7A/6A-West Conference over the course of 15 years before retiring from coaching in 2002.

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Sara Lachance, right, of Springdale Har-Ber fights for possession of the ball with Meagan Johnson of Rogers High on Friday at Jarrell Williams Bulldog Stadium in Springdale.

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Richard Hudson, left, of Fayetteville and Springdale’s Erick Batres go after the ball during Friday’s game at Harmon Stadium in Fayetteville.

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NWA Media/JASON IVESTER Arkansas running back Knile Davis breaks free down the Texas A&M sideline en route to a 64-yard touchdown reception on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --04/26/13- A Little Rock firefighter talks with a member of the flight crew of an American Eagle flight that landed Friday after reporting smoke in the plane.

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Lucas Glover putts during the second round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Friday, April 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers answers questions from the media inside the locker room at Lambeau Field on Friday, April 26, 2013, in Green Bay, Wis., after the announcement of his contract extension with the NFL football team. (AP Photo/The Green Bay Press-Gazette, Lukas Keapproth) NO SALES

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Cincinnati Bengals tackle Andre Smith warms up prior to an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Michael Keating)

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The New Orleans Saints selected Terron Armstead in the third round at No. 75 overall making him the first UAPB player drafted since 2003.

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Bob Gee, a longtime member of First Christian Church, walks past the 90 boxes used for community gardening on the church grounds.

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4/22/13 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON The Town Clock Church, predecessor to the First Christian Church, built in 1845 at 3rd and Scott Streets.

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Sugru

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 4/15/13 Susan Hutchcroft, co-founder of the Community Creative Center at Nadine Baum Studios, sits in her favorite personal space with her grandchildren Piper and Wyatt Hutchcroft, the studio in her Springdale home, which doubles as her grandchildren's playroom.

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This March 7, 2009 photo shows a toad in a residential garden in New Market, Va. Toads, turtles, moths, moles, dragonflies, snakes and spiders are among the many wild things that can help maintain a landscape yet most go unappreciated or ignored despite their ability to kill insects, condition soil and pollinate plants. Harmful insects make up more than 60 percent of a toad's daily diet. (AP Photo/Dean Fosdick)

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This Aug. 22, 2007 photo shows a spider's web in a residential garden in New Market, Va. Spiders may land on the creepy, crawly list for many people but they account for as much as 80 percent of all the predator control in home gardens. The payback is minimal -- food, water, shelter and easing off on harmful lawn and garden chemicals. (AP Photo/Dean Fosdick)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - PHOTO ILLUSTRATION - to accompany a HomeStyle story on preparing and maintaining a home emergency kit.

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Help in a disaster can be as close as your smart phone. The American Red Cross has several applications that help, including informational ones that can be downloaded now and used later, when phone service may not be available. Go to redcross.org/prepare/ mobile-apps on a computer or iTunes or Google Play on a smart phone and search for American Red Cross.

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Generac LP5500 Portable Generator

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - PHOTO ILLUSTRATION - To accompany a HomeStyle story on preparing and maintaining a home emergency kit.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - PHOTO ILLUSTRATION - To accompany a HomeStyle story on preparing and maintaining a home emergency kit.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - PHOTO ILLUSTRATION - To accompany a HomeStyle story on preparing and maintaining a home emergency kit.

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4/26/13 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Hall High School student student Taylor Collins repackages soup mix into small boxes with other students at the Arkansas Rice Depot in Little Rock during Friday's 2013 Global Youth Service Day.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - PHOTO ILLUSTRATION - To accompany a HomeStyle story on preparing and maintaining a home emergency kit.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - PHOTO ILLUSTRATION - To accompany a HomeStyle story on preparing and maintaining a home emergency kit.

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A state-of-the-art Chihuahua racetrack (like this one in Seattle) will soon grace Little Rock’s Murray Park.

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Cassie Toro

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This Friday, April 26, 2013, photo provided by the New York City Police Department shows a piece of landing gear that authorities believe belongs to one of the airliners that crashed into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, that was found wedged between a mosque and another building, in New York. Police say the medical examiner's office will complete a health and safety evaluation to determine whether to sift the soil around the buildings for possible human remains. (AP Photo/New York City Police Department)

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ADG illustration by Ron Wolfe firebush

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --4/26/2013-- Michael Embrey, left, from Chicago, IL, and Alan Sims, with the Little Rock Convention and Vistitors Bureau admire a hand painted scene on the inside engine hood of a Grand Sport Centential Edition Corvette depicting the pop character Zorro with the owner of the car during a press conference Friday at the Little Rock River Market announcing the 2013 Hot Rod Power Tour. Over 3800 performance cars will participate in the traveling car show coming to the State Fairgrounds on June 3.

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Members of the Free Syrian Army prepare weapons in the neighborhood of al-Amerieh in Aleppo. President Barack Obama reiterated Friday that any use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government would be a “game changer” in the United Nations’ involvement.

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A Chevron flag flies over a company refinery in Richmond, Calif. Chevron said Friday that its net income fell 5 percent in the first quarter.

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Brad Keselowski holds the winners trophy as he celebrates winning the Nationwide race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Friday April 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Clem Britt)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --04/26/13-- Adam Osorio (left), Northwest Technology Institute, and Aaron Fears, Saline County Career Center, check under the hood of their resp[ective Ford cars during the Arkansas Student Auto Skills National Quality Care Challenge at Pulaski Technical College, south campus, in Little Rock Friday. Nine two-student teams each diagnosed a vehicle that all had the same problem.

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Honda Motor Co. President Takanobu Ito (right) and Seiji Kuraishi, president of Honda Motor’s China division, show off the company’s new Concept M at an automobile exhibition earlier this month in Shanghai. Honda reported a quarterly profit of $765 million on Friday.

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West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith became the second quarterback taken in this year’s NFL Draft when he was selected with the 39th overall pick by the New York Jets.

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Lucas Glover shot a 5-under-par 67 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Boo Weekley at the PGA Zurich Classic in Avondale, La.

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Parkview High School student Nicholas Barnes responds to Chelsea Clinton during a panel discussion as part of Friday’s Global Youth Service Day at the Clinton Presidential Center.

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In this April 12, 2013, Clelia Luro holds a portrait of her late husband Jeronimo Podesta, a former bishop of Avellaneda, at her home in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Luro, whose romance with Podesta and eventual marriage became a major scandal in the 1960s, is such a close friend with Pope Francis that he called her every Sunday when he was Argentina's leading cardinal. She's convinced that Pope Francis will eventually lead the global church to end mandatory priestly celibacy, a requirement she says “the world no longer understands.” (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

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4/22/13 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON The First Christian Church built in 1902 at 10th and Lousiana.

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4/22/13 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON An axe head owned by one of the founders of the First Christian Church and used in the construction of The Town Clock Church in the 1840's.

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STAFF PHOTO ANDY SHUPE Second-graders Jovany Gonzalez, 9, center, and Rebecca Roagil, right, make a fist for instructor Michael Felix Friday, April 26, 2013, during a party to celebrate Asbell Elementary School's students committing the most random acts of kindness among all the participating schools in Northwest Arkansas as a part of Mid-America Karate's anti-bullying program. The program teaches martial arts techniques along with verbal means of dealing with bullying in area schools.

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NWA Media/JASON IVESTER Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli (left) presents a presidential portrait over to Sigma Nu commander Samuel McLelland inside the Sigma Nu Fraternity house on Friday, April 26, 2013, on the Fayetteville campus of the University of Arkansas. President Martinelli, an Arkansas alum, donated $50,000 to start the Ricardo Martinelli Leadership Scholarship Fund.

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All Mighty Pacs

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Clelia Luro, whose romance with a former Catholic bishop became a major scandal in the 1960s, hopes that Pope Francis will eventually lead the church to end mandatory priestly celibacy.

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Congress approved legislation Friday ending Federal Aviation Administration furloughs of air-traffic controllers that have delayed hundreds of flights. The midnight shift at the control tower at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field in Little Rock is staffed by FAA personnel.

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NWA Media/JASON IVESTER University of Arkansas nursing student Meredith Warner (left) and University of Arkansas for Medical Services student Arthur Formanek (cq) work together on an infant simulator suffering from pertussis on Friday, April 26, 2013, inside the Epley Center for Health Professions on UA's Fayetteville campus. The two schools are collaborating for nursing, medical and pharmacy students to work together on simulations.

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1/7/13 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Oaklawn jockey Calvin Borel

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DUNEDIN, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Josh Johnson #55 of the Toronto Blue Jays poses during Photo Day on Monday, February 18, 2013 at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium in Dunedin, Florida. (Photo by Tony Firriolo/MLB Photos via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Josh Johnson

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Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o runs a drill during the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

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Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50) works against Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) during the second half of Game 3 in a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Memphis, Tenn., Thursday, April 25, 2013. The Grizzlies defeated the Clippers 94-82. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --4/26/2013-- Scott Brents, with Fairy Tale Florals, sets up Arabian Knights themed decorations in preparation for the North Little Rock High School prom Friday night at Next Level Events in Little Rock. The school is offering students a safe place to gather after the prom at Fisher National Guard Armory in North Little Rock where each senior who attends until 4am will recieve a $50 bill and a chance to win a $1000 schoralship and $500 in cash. The prize money is part of $22,000 donated by community members for the Post Prom Party event.

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Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder bats during a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, April 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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Louisville Coach Rick Pitino made a promise to his basketball team that he would get a tattoo if the Cardinals won the national championship, and he followed through by getting this tattoo on his back.

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New York’s Carmelo Anthony (left) shoots over Boston’s Paul Pierce in the Knicks 90-76 victory that left the Knicks a victory from advancing in the NBA Eastern Conference playoffs.

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NWA MEDIA FLIP PUTTHOFF AT THE PARTHENON St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School in Rogers felt like Greece on Friday April 26 2013 thanks to characters like student Claire Jones, left, dressed as the Greek goddess Athena. She and parent Marsha Kotoucek, right, taught students about Greece inside a replica of the Parthenon during "World Experience Day" at the school. The event is held once each school year and highlights the culture and history of a foreign land, said Anna Jones, a teacher at St. Vincent's. Activities on Friday included Greek food, sports and history.

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A guard at Federal Medical Center Devens in Massachusetts gets ready to check an incoming vehicle Friday. Bombing suspect Dzhohkar Tsarnaev has been transferred to the center.

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 4/26/13 Pro 1 category men leave the parking lot of the Wal-Mart Supercenter on Martin Luther King Blvd. in Fayetteville Friday afternoon for a 110 mile road race as part of the second day of activities of the Joe Martin Stage Race. Earlier in the day men's division 1 and 2 and pro women also participated in a road race. The Joe Martin Stage Race continues with races today and ending Sunday with a criterium in downtown Fayetteville with different race categories starting at 7:45 a.m. and ending with the last race 4:40 pm.

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Kansas City Chiefs draft pick Eric Fisher, an offensive lineman from Central Michigan, became just the third offensive tackle ever taken with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft since 1970 on Thursday.

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Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen (9) and Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul (3) vie for the ball during the first half of Game 3 in a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, in Memphis, Tenn., Thursday, April 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

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Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce (34) and Jeff Green head back up court during the fourth quarter of their 90-76 loss to the New York Knicks in Game 3 of a first round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston, Friday, April 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

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St. Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina (4) takes his place behind the plate during a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh Tuesday, April 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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A rescuer works to break through metal and concrete Friday at the site where a building collapsed Wednesday in Savar, Bangladesh.

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --03/15/2013-- University of Arkansas running back Knile Davis runs drills for NFL scouts Friday afternoon at Walker Pavilion during Pro Day at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.

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NWA Media ANDY SHUPE University of Arkansas mens basketball coach Mike Anderson, right, signs autographs Friday, April 26, 2013, during the annual Book Hogs Celebration at Bud Walton Arena. Books Hogs is a program that encourages reading in area elementary schools. The class at each Fayetteville elementary school that read the most cumulative minutes was able to participate in the event which featured a pizza lunch and time spent with University of Arkansas student-athletes.

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Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Josh Johnson was scratched from Friday’s start against the New York Yankees because of right triceps tightness. The team hopes the precautionary move prevents Johnson from missing any other outings.

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Former Utah State quarterback Adam Kennedy (2), who sat out last season with a medical redshirt, will be eligible immediately for Arkansas State.

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Sprint Cup driver Matt Kenseth won the pole position for today’s Toyota Owners Cup 400 at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., with a top speed of 130.334 mph. Kenseth’s team was slapped with harsh penalties after his car, which won last weekend’s event at Kansas Speedway, failed a post-race inspection.

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Britain's Kate the Duchess of Cambridge with her husband Prince William, right, and his brother Prince Harry, not pictured, attend the inauguration of "Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden" near Watford, approximately 18 miles north west of central London, Friday, April 26, 2013. As well as attending the inauguration Friday at the former World War II airfield site, the royals will undertake a tour of Warner Bros. "Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter", where they will view props, costumes and models from the Harry Potter film series. (AP Photo/Chris Jackson, Pool)

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High school students toss sandbags down a line in front of homes along the Red River Friday, April 26, 2013, in Fargo, N.D. Hundreds of students pitched in, in what has become a nearly-annual sandbag party, to place 100,000 sandbags around Fargo and help protect homes against Red River flooding. (AP Photo/Dave Kolpack)

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4/26/13 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Parkview Arts Science Magnet High School students Brandon Morgan, left, and Maya Barnes, center, participate in a Zumba workout at the start of the 2013 Global Youth Service Day Friday morning at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock.

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A person examines the names engraved into the University of Arkansas’ Senior Walk in 2012. Many graduates are eager to see their names added to the walk.

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Bangladeshis display pictures of missing relatives Friday at the site of Wednesday’s building collapse in Savar.

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House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers, R-Ky., (left) confers Wednesday with Rep. Tom Latham, R-Iowa, chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, as they question Federal Aviation Administration chief Michael Huerta about flight delays.

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Debris from an April 10 landslide covers some of the huge mining trucks near the base of the Bingham Canyon Mine in Utah.

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President Barack Obama points to a member of the media as he prepares to answer a question regarding the ongoing situation in Syria, during his meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah II, left, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --4/26/2013-- North Little Rock High School senior class president, Alex Watkins, sets up Arabian Knights themed decorations with classmates in preparation for their prom Friday night at Next Level Events in Little Rock. The school is offering students a safe place to gather after the prom at Fisher National Guard Armory in North Little Rock where each senior who attends until 4am will recieve a $50 bill and a chance to win a $1000 schoralship and $500 in cash. The prize money is part of $22,000 donated by community members for the Post Prom Party event.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --4/26/13-- Sophie Boyer, 4, skates Friday afternoon on the ice at Verizon Arena during a clinic hosted by the staff and performers of Disney on Ice for the members of the Daimond Edge Figure Skating Club.

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This circa 1943 photo courtesy of the Woody Guthrie Archives shows Oklahoma-born folk singer Woody Guthrie. The Woody Guthrie Center opens to the public on Saturday, April 27, 2013, with many interactive exhibits chronicling the life and work of Guthrie and is home to the folk singers archives. (AP Photo/Al Aumuller, Courtesy Woody Guthrie Archives)

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A landslide at the Bingham Canyon Mine near Salt Lake City on April 10 filled the nearly mile-deep pit with about 300 feet of rubble and forced Kennecott Utah Copper to ask 2,100 workers to take vacation or unpaid leave.

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Country singer George Jones was known for his voice and a troubled life.

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