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  1. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Inspection of the accounts of Henry Johnson, cashier of the Citizens bank of Monette since its organization in 1909, and who was found dead in a bathtub at the Glencoe hotel in Blytheville on June 17, show a shortage of more than $35,000, according to Dr. N. H. Grady, president of the bank. The bank has filed suits in Chancery Court at Lake City against the ex-cashier's estate, his bondsmen and against insurance companies in which he carried policies aggregating $37,000.

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  2. Despite lifesaving efforts, girl found in pool dies at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NWAonline

    A 4-year-old girl found unresponsive in an above-ground swimming pool earlier this week at a home in Greene County was pronounced dead at an out-of-state hospital Thursday, according to the sheriff's office. Authorities said the child, identified as Jayden McGinnis, had been in 3-foot-deep water for five to 10 minutes Tuesday evening at a home in the 3200 block of Greene County Road 731 in Paragould before she was discovered by her mother.

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  3. In Jonesboro, mother cited after infant left in hot carRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    A Jonesboro woman who left her infant daughter in the back seat of a vehicle in sweltering heat Wednesday afternoon while eating at a pizzeria has been charged with second-degree endangering the welfare of a minor, police said. Brittany Reeder, 25, had traveled to Larry's Pizza at 1841 E. Highland Drive shortly after 3 p.m. with her three children and Reeder's aunt, according to a report.

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  4. Jonesboro police lead fight against child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | NWAonline

    Jonesboro police detective Brandon King sits at a bank of five computers each day and searches for people peddling child pornography. Using a peer-to-peer program, King's computer can request certain photographs and videos from other computers and then log the Internet provider addresses of those sending the images to begin building a case against offenders.

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  5. State's best athletes honored at annual awards banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | NWAonline

    Amanda Copley, marketing and event director for the Democrat-Gazette, welcomed attendees just before the parade -- complete with marching band and cheerleaders -- of All-Arkansas Preps athletes representing 10 sports. After dinner, David Bazzel announced the 15 Outstanding Player of the Year winners, whose pictures were posted outside the ballroom.

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  6. Maintenance set on Arkansas 351Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | NWAonline

    Maintenance work will require closing a section of Arkansas 351 in Greene County on Wednesday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The closure in the vicinity of Crowley's Ridge Raceway is scheduled to last from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weather permitting.

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  7. Face known 'round the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | NWAonline

    Ron Sherman and his wife, Sheila, live in a nice house in west Little Rock, but there are those who swear he lives in Atlanta. Guinness official Michael Empric shares a laugh with Ron Sherman as friends and well-wishers look on during the certi... Ron Sherman rehearses with Tracy Douglass as cameraman Ross Cook sets up a 1998 home improvement infomercial.

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  8. FEMA floats plan for state deductibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | NWAonline

    A Federal Emergency Management Agency proposal that would offer states financial incentives to better mitigate for natural disasters has received the blessings of Arkansas' emergency director. The plan calls for giving states disaster "deductibles" to meet based upon per capita damage costs before any federal money is disbursed as public assistance to repair roads, bridges and other public infrastructures.

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  9. State sports briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | NWAonline

    Anderson first told high school players at Sunday's All-Arkansas Camp that ASU's opener against Toledo at Centennial Bank Stadium in Jonesboro has been moved to Friday, Sept. 2. He later confirmed it to a handful of reporters after the camp, saying the game will kick off at 8 p.m. and be televised on one of ESPN's networks.

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  10. ASU rededicates building from 1932 for med schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | NWAonline

    When workers built R.E. Lee Wilson Hall on the Arkansas State University campus in 1932, they used 16 teams of mules, a McCormick-Deering tractor and a rotary shovel. The art deco-style building was the centerpiece for the institution, which was known as State A&M College back then.

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  11. ASU System raises tuition, feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | NWAonline

    The Arkansas State University System's board of trustees raised tuition and fees systemwide Wednesday, expressing a need to offer employee merit pay and to create a surplus for future maintenance costs. The five trustees voted unanimously on the 1.9 percent increase for the ASU-Jonesboro campus, which is the smallest increase of the 10 public four-year universities in Arkansas this year, ASU System President Chuck Welch said.

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  12. ASU System lines up tuition, fee risesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | NWAonline

    The Arkansas State University System plans to raise tuition and fees by 1.9 percent at its Jonesboro campus with an approval from its trustees today. Jonesboro administrators are asking trustees for a $2 increase in tuition to a rate of $202 per credit hour and tacking on a new $3 per credit hour deferred-maintenance fee.

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  13. Forcing teens into sex draws 12-year termRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | NWAonline

    Despite an attorney's plea to consider a woman's lifelong history of being abused and give her the minimum sentence for forcing two teenage girls to prostitute themselves, a federal judge went the opposite direction Wednesday. "What was needed here was for an adult to step in and say, 'That's wrong,'" U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall Jr. said in explaining his admittedly difficult decision to impose a 12-year sentence -- three to five years above the recommended penalty range -- for a 30-year-old Wynne woman who pleaded guilty last year to sex trafficking minors.

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  14. Arkansas boy survives ride through flooded pipeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | NWAonline

    A 13-year-old boy who was swept into a flooded culvert in southwest Jonesboro on Tuesday evening was found alive about three hours later, said Jeff Presley, the director of the Jonesboro E911 system. Witnesses reported seeing the boy wading near a culvert on Wesley Court about 4:30 p.m. when a surge of water from heavy storms swept him away.

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  15. Six pass veterans charities checklistRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | NWAonline

    Five months after the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs created a verification standard for veteran service organizations, only six are verified. Opinions about the rollout and the initiative differ among the department and the nonprofits involved, but most agree the program is well-meaning and should benefit veterans over time.

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  16. LR earns bike-friendly labelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | NWAonline

    Cyclists ride Wednesday along the River Trail in Little Rock. The city will be recognized by the League of American Bicyclists as a Bicycle Friendly Community.

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  17. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | NWAonline

    The trial will be the third the defendants have undergone since their indictment two years ago. a Confirming a rumor around the State Capitol for the past 10 days, Mark Woolsey of Ozark, chairman of the Workmen's Compensation Commission, announced he is withdrawing as a candidate for the State Supreme Court.

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  18. State Division I baseball roundupsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | NWAonline

    Texas State scored all of its runs in the fourth inning Saturday, but Arkansas State came back to score three runs each in the sixth, seventh and eighth innings at Tomlinson Stadium in Jonesboro for the victory. The Bobcats did their damage in the fourth inning with two outs.

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  19. Jonesboro vote stops keep-up property lawRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | NWAonline

    Jonesboro voters in a special election Tuesday night overwhelmingly repealed a property maintenance code that would have set regulations on homes and rental properties. The city enacted the code in December after Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin broke a 6-6 tie among aldermen when he voted in favor of the ordinance.

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  20. Internet contract OK'd by panelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | NWAonline

    The Little Rock Technology Park Authority's board of directors on Wednesday approved entering into a contract with Ritter Communications as its broadband service provider. Jonesboro-based Ritter Communications was selected over Unite Private Networks, AT&T, Level 3 Communications and Windstream Communications.

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