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Ryne Stanek pitched eight shutout innings in Arkansas' 6-0 win at Alabama on Friday.

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John Deering Editorial Cartoon 4/5/13

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Ryne Stanek pitched eight shutout innings in Arkansas' 6-0 win at Alabama on Friday.

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Arkansas assistant coaches Sam Pittman (left) and Chris Ash work with the Razorbacks during practice Saturday morning in Fayetteville.

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Arkansas safety Rohan Gaines catches a ball Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, prior to the start of the Hogs' scrimmage in Razorback Stadium.

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Arkansas gymnastics coach Rane Lyst, second from left, watches Katherine Grable on the balance beam with other members of the team during a practice session Friday at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock in preparation for Saturday's SEC Gymnastics championships.

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FILE - Arkansas Travelers' Carlos Ramirez, left, gets a pat on the back after a single from batting coach Nathan Haynes, right, during their game against Corpus Christi Wednesday, May 30, 2012 in North Little Rock. Ramirez was suspended for 50 games Friday for failing the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment program after a second positive test.

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --04/05/2013-- Arkansas track and field coach Chris Bucknam holds up the 2013 NCAA Indoor Championship trophy as he is introduced by athletics director Jeff Long during a pep rally Friday afternoon at the University of Arkansas.

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Workers clean up oil in a drainage area in Mayflower Friday.

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Protesters participate in a rally denouncing an ongoing South Korea and the United States joint military exercise, "Foal Eagle" near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, South Korea, on Friday, April 5, 2013.

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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2009 file photo, Tim Pernetti speaks to reporters after he was named the new athletic director at Rutgers University during a news conference on the university campus in Newark, N.J. A person familiar with the decision says Pernetti is out as Rutgers athletic director. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because an official announcement has not been made yet. The school will hold a press conference on campus at 1 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2013.

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Indian men search for survivors in the debris of a building that collapsed on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, on Friday, April 5, 2013. The half-finished building that was being constructed illegally in a suburb of India's financial capital collapsed Thursday.

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President Barack Obama speaks during an Easter Prayer Breakfast in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Friday, April 5, 2013.

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Henry Conley

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Suzann Pettersen, of Norway, watchers her tee shot on the 11th hole during the first round of the LPGA Kraft Nabisco Championship golf tournament in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Brad Barnett of Fayetteville prepares to land onto the field Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale as a part of the Opening Day ceremonies to begin the season for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. Three skydivers associated with Skydive Skyranch in Siloam Springs landed on the field to begin the game.

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After 20 years, Jurassic Park is back — in eye-popping 3-D.

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The Gatekeepers: Ami Ayalon was “parachuted” into the leadership of the Israeli secret service Shin Bet after the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin in 1995.

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Los Angeles Angels' Josh Hamilton spins around after striking out against Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman for the last out of the baseball game, Thursday, April 4, 2013, in Cincinnati. Cincinnati won 5-4. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

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NWA MEDIA/SAMANTHA BAKER Mike Gibbs, heavy equipment operator with Springdale Public Works, uses a backhoe to dig up asphalt Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Randall Tyson Recreation Complex in Springdale. A crew with Public Works has been tearing down the Adventure Playground at the park since Monday to make room for a new, handicap-accessible playground. Rick McWhorter, director of parks and recreation, said funds for the project will be primarily raised by the Springdale Rotary Club but the City of Springdale will provide a matching grant for the project up to $300,000.

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Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria was called a “con artist” and the worst owner in all of sports by a Bloomberg News columnist.

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Marco Andretti during the IndyCar series Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg auto race Sunday, March 24, 2013, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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Winner James Hinchcliffe, left, of Canada, congratulates third-place finisher Marco Andretti after the IndyCar Series Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg auto race, Sunday, March 24, 2013, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Naturals starter Noel Arguelles delivers a pitch Thursday, April 4, 2013, during the second inning of play against Midland at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --04/04/13-- Michelle Terry moves an egg art piece titled Giant Copper Bonsai created by Samantha Brown in preparation Thursday for the Youth Home's Eggshibition 2013, Friday, April 5 at the Jack Stephens Center on the UALR campus. The silent auction event benefits the Youth Home. Unique egg art and other items are for auction.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --4/4/13-- Maria Rodriguez gets a balloon hat Thursday from Mommy Magic the clown during the Spring Fling festivities at Pulaski Technical College's Little Rock-West campus.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --04/04/13-- Rep. Fred Smith, G-Crawfordsville, a former Harlem Globetrotter, helps Christian Addie, 13, spin a basketball on his finger at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock Thursday. Addie is a patient there.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --4/4/13-- Cadets in the Arkansas National Guard Youth Challenge program watch the program form a balcony thursday during a vigil in the Capitol rotunda to honor Martin Luther King, Jr., on the 45th anniversary of his assassination.

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STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton speaks Thursday, April 14, 2013 at Ecclesia College in Elm Springs. Rep. Cotton touched a number of topics including his work in the House of Representatives, his ideas for the U.S. budget and recent events with the U.S. Supreme Court hearings on the Defense of Marriage Act.

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 4/4/13 Springdale High School Seniors Juan Gonzalez and Celina Bustamante in the engineering and architecture academy continue to work Thursday morning on the robot that will be entered in the "Ultimate Ascent" competition. The robot will be required to climb and launch flying discs. The competition is part of the Razorback Regional FIRST Robotics Competition in Barnhill Arena at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. The three day competition has more than 40 school participating from Arkansas and surrounding states.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --4/2/13-- Manager Tim Bogar will be in the dugout for his first game as Arkansas Travelers manager Thursday night.

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Arkansas defensive tackle Byran Jones (right) puts pressure on Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace (left) during the second quarter of an NCAA football game at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. Special to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette/Jimmy Jones

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FILE - In this March 3, 2013, file photo, Michigan guard Trey Burke (3) shoots a layup in front of Michigan State guard Keith Appling (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Ann Arbor, Mich. Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press' college basketball player of the year on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

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Sam Riley (left) and Garrett Hedlund (right) in ON THE ROAD, directed by Walter Salles. Photo Credit: Gregory Smith. An IFC Films / Sundance Selects Release

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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood (37) warms up before the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh Thursday, April 4, 2013. The Cubs won 3-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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Stacy Lewis, right, chooses a club with her caddy Travis Wilson, left, before hitting her tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the LPGA Kia Classic golf tournament at the Aviara Golf Club on Sunday March 23, 2013 in Carlsbad, Calif. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Naturals second baseman Alex McClure, center, waits on the late throw from the plate as Midland center fielder D'Arby Myers (21) safely steals second while shortstop Orlando Calixte moves to back up the play Thursday, April 4, 2013, during the second inning of play at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale

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Former Arkansas Razorback Stacy Lewis tees off on the 14th hole during Thursday’s first round of the LPGA Kraft Nabisco Championship in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Lewis, the top-ranked women’s player in the world, shot a triple bogey on the hole and a 1-over-par 73 for the round. She is five strokes behind leaders Na Yeon Choi, Jodi Ewart Shadoff and Suzann Pettersen.

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STAFF PHOTO JASON IVESTER Arkansas junior defensive lineman Robert Thomas; photographed during practice on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville

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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION - Actors Jason Bateman, left, and Zachary Levi pose backstage at the 21st Annual 'A Night at Sardi's' to benefit the Alzheimer's Association at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 20, 2013 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision for Alzheimer's Association/AP Images)

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A tugboat guides a container ship into the Port of Long Beach in Long Beach, Calif., in February. U.S. exports climbed to a record $2.19 trillion in 2012 — about 48 percent of President Barack Obama’s goal of $3.14 trillion a year by the start of 2015.

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Former Auburn running back Michael Dyer (5) was eligible to play for the Tigers in the 2010 national championship game, according to a family member, which refuted a report published Wednesday on Roopstigo.com.

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Members of a college group from Little Rock’s Immanuel Baptist Church look at the tarp-covered infield Thursday at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock. Thursday’s game was rained out, but the Travelers still fed the group of about 30 students and planned to give them a tour of the stadium.

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Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (center) completes signing legislation Thursday in Hartford that includes new restrictions on weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines.

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --03/30/2013-- Defensive line coach Charlie Partridge's recruiting tactics have served him well.

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Richard Beasley, right, listens during his sentencing in the capital murder case by Summit Common Pleas Judge Lynne S. Callahan on Thursday, April 4, 2013 in Akron, Ohio. Beasley was sentenced to death Thursday in the killings of three down-and-out men lured by bogus job offers posted on Craigslist. The jury that convicted Richard Beasley of murder recommended that he face execution. Beasley, 53, was convicted of teaming up with a teenager in 2011 to use the promise of jobs on an Ohio farm to lure them into robberies. Three men were killed, and a fourth who was wounded testified at Beasley's trial. (AP Photo/Akron Beacon Journal, Paul Tople, Pool)

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Jane Levy in TriStar Pictures' horror EVIL DEAD.

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Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda, right, speaks at a news conference at Japan's central bank headquarters in Tokyo Thursday, April 4, 2013. Japan is making a sweeping shift in its monetary policy, aiming to spur inflation and get the world's third-largest economy out of a long, debilitating slump. Bowing to demands from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for more aggressive monetary easing, the Bank of Japan announced Thursday a policy overhaul intended to double the money supply and achieve a 2 percent inflation target at the "earliest possible time, with a time horizon of about two years." (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND FRANCE

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Luke Bracey stars as Cobra Commander in G.I. Joe: Retaliation. The film came in first at last weekend’s box office and made more than $40 million.

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Mia (Jane Levy) is frightening! Ooooh, scary scary. Bad things happen in Fede Alvarez’s Evil Dead remake.

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Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive officer, speaks Thursday about the company’s new smart-phone software at a news conference at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.

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Asa Hutchinson presents the National Rifle Association’s report on the prevention of school violence.

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Karima el-Mahroug, the Moroccan woman at the center of ex-Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi’s sex for-hire trial, denied Thursday in front of a Milan courthouse that she was a prostitute.

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Losing presidential candidate Raila Odinga speaks to the media as he accepts the Supreme Court ruling upholding the election result, and urges unity amongst Kenyans, at a press conference in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday, March 30, 2013. Kenya's Supreme Court on Saturday upheld the election of Uhuru Kenyatta as the country's next president, ending an election season that riveted the nation amid fears of a repeat of the 2007-08 postelection violence. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)

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Kenya's President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta attends a church service at St Austin catholic church, in Lavingtone, Nairobi, Kenya, on Sunday, March 31, 2013. Supporters of Kenya's Prime Minister Raila Odinga took to the streets on Sunday for a second day of protests against the Kenyan Supreme Court's decision to uphold the election of Uhuru Kenyatta as the country's next president. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)

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Martin Luther King III, center, signs autographs as he leaves the National Civil Rights Museum on Thursday, April 4, 2013, in Memphis, Tenn. Labor groups marched to the site to call for better conditions on the 45th anniversary of the killing of King's father, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who as assassinated April 4, 1968, at the former Lorraine Motel, which is now part of the museum. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 4/4/13 Junior Jon Penn, of LISA Academy in Little Rock, continues to work Thursday morning on the robot that will be entered in the "Ultimate Ascent" competition. The robot will be required to climb and launch flying discs. The competition is part of the Razorback Regional FIRST Robotics Competition in Barnhill Arena at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. The three day competition has more than 40 school participating from Arkansas and surrounding states.

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French President Francois Hollande, right, greets Morocco's Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane for the benefit of the media before their meeting at the royal guesthouse in Rabat, Morocco, Thursday, April 4, 2013. Hollande is on a two-day visit to Morocco. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar, Pool)

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A British archaeologist says he and his colleagues have unearthed a huge, rare complex near the ancient city of Ur in southern Iraq, home of the biblical Abraham.

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Kristen Stewart in ON THE ROAD, directed by Walter Salles. Photo Credit: Gregory Smith. An IFC Films / Sundance Selects Release

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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2009 file photo, Beyonce, left, is joined by husband Jay-Z, as she arrives at the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Through a rap verse, Jay-Z has confirmed the birth of "the most beautiful girl in the world" _ his newborn daughter. The song "Glory" made its debut on his social website Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, two days after he and Beyonce reportedly gave birth to a daughter, Blue Ivy. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)

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postcard0405 Little Rock 1909 Completed in 1907; the Hotel Marion was located on Markham Street next to the Old State House and was the towns tallest building between 1907 and 1911. Owner Heman Khan named it for his wife. The 500 room hotel was a favorite gathering place of the state's politicians in its heyday. The landmark was imploded in 1980 to make way for the Excelsiour Hotel (now the Peabody) and the Littel Rock Convention Center.

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Arkansas Supreme Court justices (from left) Josephine Hart, Karen Baker, Don Corbin, Paul Danielson, Courtney Goodson and Cliff Hoofman open proceedings Thursday at Northwest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville. The court heard arguments regarding a juvenile who was sentenced to life without parole in the killing of a store clerk during a robbery.

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Bronx borough District Attorney Robert Johnson (front) addresses a news conference Thursday with U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara in New York.

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Film critic Roger Ebert welcomes people to the opening of the 13th annual Ebertfest film festival on the University of Illinois campus in Champaign in 2011.

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Zookeeper Ray Gamrick, left, feeds the two-year-old female red panda as visitors to the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium get to see it in it's new exhibit on Thursday, April 4, 2013, in Pittsburgh. This panda is native to the mountains of Nepal, Myanmar, and central China. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

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El Dorado News-Times/Michael OrrellHanging by a thread: Trisha Nash, Night Owl president of the Union County Quilt Guild, hangs one of many quilts on Thursday in preparation of the 2013 Festival of Quilts that begins today in the El Dorado Conference Center. The two-day event will have over 170 quilts on display, door prizes, a Quilt Camp, shopping, and much more. The hours are 10:00 a.m - 7:00 p.m. on Friday and 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Saturday.

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Soldiers of the U.S. Army 23rd chemical battalion, wearing anti-chemical suits, check mock chemical pollutants on one another during a demonstration of their equipment at a ceremony to recognize the battalion's official return to the 2nd Infantry Division based in South Korea at Camp Stanley in Uijeongbu, north of Seoul, Thursday, April 4, 2013. The 23rd chemical battalion left South Korea in 2004 and returned with some 350 soldiers in Jan. 2013. The battalion will provide nuclear, biological and chemical detection, equipment decontamination and consequence management assistance to support the U.S. and South Korean military forces. North Korea warned Thursday that its military has been cleared to attack the U.S. using "smaller, lighter and diversified" nuclear weapons, while the U.S. said it will strengthen regional protection by deploying a missile defense system to Guam. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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Arkansas House Speaker Davy Carter (R-Cabot) (left) listens Thursday as Tim Leathers of the Department of Finance and Administration discusses Carter’s tax-cut legislation. The House Revenue and Taxation Committee approved Carter’s proposal, which would exempt from state income taxes any capital gains above $10 million on an investment made before Jan. 1, 2014.

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South Korean soldiers move barricades to let vehicles pass at a military checkpoint Thursday in Paju near the border village of Panmunjom. North Korea on Wednesday barred South Korean workers from entering a jointly run factory park just across the heavily armed border in the North, officials in Seoul said.

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Specialist John McNierney (right) works Thursday at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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Leo Villareal’s 30-foot, ever-changing, lighted sculpture Buckyball will be installed on the grounds of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville this spring, thanks to a loan arrangement with the Madison Square Park Conservancy in New York; Gering & Lopez Gallery, also in New York; and the artist.

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FILE—Workers clean up oil spilled by a ruptured Exxon Mobil pipeline in Mayflower in this 2013 file photo.

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Tori Metheny of Rogers High School throws a discus Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Glenn W. Black Stadium in Siloam Springs during the Panther Relays.

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Jesus Centeno of Springdale High School competes in the long jump Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Glenn W. Black Stadium in Siloam Springs during the Panther Relays.

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Dara Stellwagen of Rogers Heritage clears a seven-foot pole vault Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Glenn W. Black Stadium in Siloam Springs during the Panther Relays.

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Josh Gross of Rogers High School flies over the hurdles Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Glenn W. Black Stadium in Siloam Springs during the Panther Relays.

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Tayleah Neal of Springdale Har-Ber winds up for her discus throw Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Glenn W. Black Stadium in Siloam Springs during the Panther Relays.

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Clay Norman of Rogers Heritage jumps hurdles Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Glenn W. Black Stadium in Siloam Springs during the Panther Relays.

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Naturals starter Noel Arguelles delivers a pitch Thursday, April 4, 2013, during the second inning of play against Midland at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.

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Justin Fair of Bentonville High School throws the shot put Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Glenn W. Black Stadium in Siloam Springs during the Panther Relays.

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Jamison Mahone of Bentonville High School competes in the long jump Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Glenn W. Black Stadium in Siloam Springs during the Panther Relays.

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