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President Barack Obama embraces Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 29, 2013, where the president announced he would nominate Foxx as transportation secretary succeeding Ray LaHood.

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Boston Celtics center Jason Collins (left) battles Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard (12) for a rebound during the first half of their NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 in Los Angeles. NBA veteran center Collins has become the first male professional athlete in the major four American sports leagues to come out as gay. Collins wrote a first-person account posted Monday, April 29, 2013 on Sports Illustrated's website.

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Little Rock police crime map for April 26-28.

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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi, who his convoy attacked by bomb, speaks to journalists after an economic meeting, in Damascus, Syria, on April 29, 2013. Syria's prime minister escaped an assassination attempt Monday when a bomb went off near his convoy in Damascus, state media reported, the latest attack targeting a top official in President Bashar Assad's regime. Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi was unhurt in the bombing in the capital's western neighborhood of Mazzeh, state TV said.

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May 2013 commencement ceremonies

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An apartment building at Town Oaks Village in Little Rock burns Monday morning.

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Firefighters battle a blaze Monday, April 29, 2013, at the Town Oaks Village apartments in Little Rock.

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An injured woman gets treatment after an explosion in downtown Prague, Czech Republic.

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Injured people leave a scene of an explosion in downtown Prague, Czech Republic. Police said a powerful explosion has damaged a building in the center of the Czech capital and they believe some people are buried in the rubble.

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Policemen and firefighters inspect the scene of an explosion in downtown Prague, Czech Republic.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - A BarreAmped class at Zenspin Studio in Little Rock. 042313

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - Jessica Hulett feels the pain while participating in a BarreAmped class at Zenspin Studio in Little Rock. 042313

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --04/28/2013-- Oliver Beland (left) and John Collier East, both from Little Rock push to the finish line as they complete the kids race during the Joe Martin Stage Race in Fayetteville.

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Instructor Alex Jenner (far right) has her BarreAmped students do seemingly endless sets of pulsing leg lifts at ZenSpin studio in LIttle Rock.

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BarreAmped students don’t merely stand at the ballet barre and hold on to it for balance, they also press against it from below, as in this lower body exercise, which takes a toll on hip flexors.

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Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard (left) and San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan battle during Sunday’s game. The Spurs completed a first-round sweep with a 103-82 victory.

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STAFF PHOTO SAMANTHA BAKER Ronnie Wingo Jr., left, tries to get around Brenton Tolson of Jacksonville State in the fourth quarter of Saturday's , Sept. 1, 2012, game at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville. The Razorbacks won over the Gamecocks, 49-24.

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NWA MEDIA/SAMANTHA BAKER Jenna Kate Furner, from left, Tess Hudgens, and Juliana Furner, all 7, color pages torn from a coloring book Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Foerster Park in Rogers. The girls were waiting for their older brothers' lacrosse game to finish. Foerster Park hosted a two-day lacrosse event sponsored by the NWA Lacrosse Club.

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Christian youths are seen during a Palm Sunday service at a Greek Orthodox church in Gaza City, Sunday, April 28, 2013. Palm Sunday marks for Christians, Jesus Christ's entrance into Jerusalem, when his followers laid palm branches in his path, prior to his crucifixion. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

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Stellar Solar installer Juan Moedano puts a solar panel on a home in Encinitas, Calif., in August. Homeowners considering solar panels have a wide variety to choose from.

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Mohammed Sohel Rana (center), the fugitive owner of an illegally-constructed building that collapsed last week in Bangladesh that killed hundreds of people, is paraded by Rapid Action Battalion commandos for the media along with an unidentified accomplice (left) on Sunday in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Boston Celtics guard Jason Terry (above) celebrates during overtime Sunday afternoon against the New York Knicks at TD Garden in Boston. Terry scored Boston’s final nine points in a 97-90 victory over the Knicks.

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Volunteer Larry Miller (left) helps Paula Phillips and her son Chase, 6, pick out bread at the bakery booth during the Jewish Food Festival on Sunday afternoon in Little Rock’s River Market.

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Evie Choate, 3, clutches an Israeli Flag as her mother Katrina Choate feeds her near the stage during the Jewish Food Festival in Little Rock’s River Market on Sunday afternoon.

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The new course of the MacArthur Park 5K crosses this pedestrian bridge over Interstate 630. The race begins at 7 p.m. Friday in downtown Little Rock.

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FILE- In this May 6, 2012, file photo, Kentucky Derby winning trainer Doug O'Neill talks about I'll Have Another's win at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. O'Neill is gearing up for a Kentucky Derby repeat. A year after winning the Derby with I'll Have Another, the trainer is going for another _ this time with Goldencents. (AP Photo/Garry Jones, File)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - BarreAmped instructor Alex Jenner (center, stripes) leads a class at Zenspin Studio in Little Rock. 042313

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Premier Enrico Letta and outgoing Premier Mario Monti embrace during the hand-over ceremony at Chigi Palace, which houses the premier’s office, Sunday in Rome.

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --04/28/2013-- Joa Murray, age 8 and her mother Jocelyn Morelli, both with Temple Shalom in Fayetteville help clean up the trash along Scull Creek trail between North Street and Sycamore Street in Fayetteville Sunday afternoon. The two joined several others members of the temple to help clean the section of trail as part of their yearly community volunteer efforts for the community.

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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 3, 2012 file photo, the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute in before a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies, in St. Louis. The Golden Knights, along with theU.S Navy's Blue Angels and the U.S. Air Force's Thunderbirds, have cancelled their 2013 seasons because of the automatic federal budget cuts causing about 60 cancellations thus far and affecting more than 200 of the approximately 300 air shows held each year. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File)

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NWA MEDIA/SAMANTHA BAKER May Felty, 7, left, and brother Ivan Felty, 10, both from Rogers, experiment with oil pastels Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville during an open drawing session. The pair said they like to draw, but have never used oil pastels before. Twice a month, one Wednesday evening and one Sunday afternoon, guests have the opportunity to draw by observation using a variety of mediums provided by the museum. Drop-in drawing sessions are free. Interested participants can check scheduled dates on the museum's calendar online at www.crystalbridges.org.

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Football player DeMarcus Ware, center, waves to the crowd along with Sprint Cup drivers, Juan Pablo Montoya, left, and Joey Logano, right, prior to the start of the Toyota Owner's 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Saturday April 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

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Special to the Democrat-Gazette/MERCY JOPLIN...The construction on Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Mo., is shown in this April 19 aerial photo. In the wake of the EF-5 tornado that hit St. John's Hospital, as it was then known, in Joplin, hospital organizers decided to enlist contractors and builders from around the country to help them construct a hospital that can withstand both a tornado and an earthquake. The new hospital is expected to open in 2015.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN 10-27-12 Dennis Johnson scores a touchdown in the 4th quarter to tie Ole Miss. Johnson's career high 161 rushing yards weren't enough to win the game after a last second field goal by Ole Miss.

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Miami's Shane Larkin (0) celebrates after an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina in the championship of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Sunday, March 17, 2013. Miami won 87-77. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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Bangladeshi rescue workers react Sunday after a fire broke out in a tunnel being used to search for survivors in the wreckage of the garment factory that collapsed Wednesday in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. The fire forced some of the rescue efforts to stop temporarily.

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Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) smiles in the third quarter during Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks, Sunday, April 28, 2013, in Milwaukee. The Heat defeated the Bucks 88-77, to sweep the series and advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals. It's the first time the Heat have swept a playoff series since James and Chris Bosh joined Dwyane Wade in Miami three years ago. (AP Photo/The Miami Herald, Al Diaz) MAGS OUT.

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Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce (34) scored 29 points to lead the Celtics to a 97-90 overtime victory over the New York Knicks on Sunday in Game 4 of their NBA playoff series in Boston.

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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 Game 3 of their first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Thursday, April 25, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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Colorado Avalanche head coach Joe Sacco, back, looks on as his players take a break during a time out against the Minnesota Wild in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Denver on Saturday, April 27, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Miami guard Shane Larkin (0) declared for the NBA draft Sunday. Larkin averaged 14.5 points and 4.6 assists in 2012-2013 for the Hurricanes, who won 29 games, climbed as high as No. 2 in The Associated Press Top 25 and reached the round of 16 in the NCAA Tournament.

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Shane Battier was recently sent 1,100 free cases of Bud Light by Anheuser-Busch.

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Goldencents, who won the Santa Anita Derby, is going to try and give trainer Doug O’Neill his second consecutive Kentucky Derby victory this Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Goldencents arrived in Louisville Saturday and made his first appearance on the track Sunday.

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Billy Horschel celebrates after sinking a birdie putt on the 18th green to win the PGA Zurich Classic tournament Sunday at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La.

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Inbee Park defeated Carlota Ciganda by one stroke to win the North Texas LPGA Shootout.

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Some Dallas Cowboys fans seemed confused after Dallas selected Georgia Southern safety J.J. Wilcox with the 80th overall pick during Friday’s third round of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York. According to the team, Wilcox is viewed as a possible special teams contributor.

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4/28/13 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON A fire early Sunday morning gutted the First Baptist Church Highland Park in Little Rock leaving only the exterior walls in this view from 18th Street looking north.

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French firemen attend the scene of a building hit by an explosion that caused the collapse of its inside floors, in Reims, eastern France, Sunday, April 28, 2013. At least three people were killed and 14 others injured, according to officials. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

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Core Fusion Barre Basics for Beginners

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Martin Carlisle, a computer-science professor at the Air Force Academy, instructs cadets in cyber-warfare in February at the academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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AT&T’s MiFi Liberate from Novatel Wireless includes a touch screen that makes it easy to create a mobile hot spot nearly anywhere.

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Parishioner Dorsey Gupton (left) and visitor Rita Walton Wells look over fire damage to the front of the First Baptist Church Highland Park at West 18th and Pine streets in Little Rock on Sunday afternoon. An early morning blaze destroyed the church.

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Aliza Bensimhon’s eyes light up as she peels back another tray of hummus while filling plates of Israeli food on a frantic serving line with Abbey Olivier (left), and other volunteers during the Jewish Food Festival in Little Rock’s River Market on Sunday afternoon.

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A man believed to be the suspect is detained by police after a shootout outside the premier’s office in Rome on Sunday.

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Francesca Schmidt, 7, left, pushes a wagon carrying, left to right, cousins Jeremy and Zoe Manning-Mogan and brother Dominic during the March for Babies in Newport Beach, Calif., Sunday, April 28, 2013. The kids were walking to support Schmidt's brother Dakota, who died prematurely in 2007. Over 5000 people participated in the March of Dimes 3.5 mile walk at Fashion Island. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Eugene Garcia)

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High Falls on the Baptism River in Tettegouche State Park, near Silver Bay, Minn., is open and raging on Sunday, April 28, 2013. Ice on the river above and below the falls was slowly starting to erode from the sun and above-normal temperatures. Waterfalls along Minnesota's North Shore have opened up the past few days. (AP Photo/The Duluth News-Tribune, Andrew Krueger)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CELIA STOREY Paul Fajer prepares to do the Squat & Slam exercise for ActiveStyle's Master Class column.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CELIA STOREY Paul Fajer squats so the medicine ball touches the floor — the beginning phase of the Squat & Slam exercise for ActiveStyle's Master Class column.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CELIA STOREY Paul Fajer squats so the medicine ball touches the floor — the beginning phase of the Squat & Slam exercise for ActiveStyle's Master Class column.

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Thai villagers and rescuers sift through the wreckage of a suspension bridge crossing the Pasak river after it collapsed Sunday, April 28, 2013 in Ayutthaya province, central Thailand. Police say at least four people have been killed and a dozen have been injured when the small bridge collapsed in the accident. (AP Photo) THAILAND OUT

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In the Squat and Slam exercise, Paul Fajer gets his heart pumping and challenges his coordination by quick posture changes, and then his core muscles work overtime to keep him upright when he forcefully flings a weighted ball at the floor.

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Pinky decides to warm up for golf by hitting some balls off the tee. He can’t find a tee, but he does find this big K. See what happens next in the video at arkansasonline.com/pinkyvideos. Follow Pinky on Twitter @pinkyclay.

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Pakistani police officers and volunteers examine the site of an explosion in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Sunday. Pakistani Taliban extremists detonated bombs at the campaign offices of two politicians in the country’s northwest Sunday, killing at least eight people, police said.

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An Iraqi army marching band performs at a funeral procession for five slain soldiers at the headquarters of the Iraqi Ministry of Defense in Baghdad on Sunday.

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A Syrian victim of an alleged chemical attack at the Khan al-Assal village, according to the Syrian official news agency, SANA, receives treatment by doctors at a hospital in Aleppo, Syria, in this-March 19 photo.

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FILE - This Sept. 19, 2012 file photo shows actor-director Clint Eastwood at the premiere of "Trouble With the Curve" at the Westwood Village Theater in Los Angeles. In a wide-ranging interview Saturday about film directing at the Tribeca Film Festival, Eastwood said he admires the 104-year-old Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira. Said Eastwood: It would be great to be 105 and still making films. He laughed and called such a hope the ultimate optimism. The director joined fellow filmmaker Darren Aronofsky for a staged conversation at the New York film festival following a screening of Richard Schickel's documentary: Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, file)

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Juan Jose Haedo celebrates as he crosses the finish line in front of the pack during the men’s pro Criterium on Sunday afternoon at the Joe Martin Stage race in Fayetteville. More than 700 athletes from 20 countries and all 50 states competed in this year’s races.

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Zach Vogel of Springdale Har-Ber High School charges for a ball April 13 during a game against North Little Rock High School at Randall Tyson Recreational Complex in Springdale.

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