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Stage gives back to community

HOUSTON – Stage is turning the month of March into “30 Days of Giving”. All Stage customers who visit the El Dorado store between March 1-30, 2014 will be invited to donate to Thirteenth South Judicial District CASA, a valued … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the Olympics

As you may be aware, the United States is currently competing in the Winter Olympics. If you haven’t had time to sit and watch the wintery games on NBC here is a quick update: The United States is currently in … Continue reading

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Analyzing the Richard Sherman interview

Last night the Seattle Seahawks played an intense game against the San Francisco 49ers to determine who would advance to the Super Bowl to play against the Denver Broncos. The Seahawks defeated the 49ers 23- 17 thanks to a game-saving … Continue reading

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Golden Globe Winners

The 71st annual Golden Globe Awards hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler aired last night on NBC. Just in case you missed it, here are some of last night’s winners: •BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA “12 Years a Slave” … Continue reading

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You might as well drink what you want!

Consumers are finding out that the artificial sweeteners in diet sodas are unhealthy and cause people to gain weight regardless of zero calories. The diet beverages contain artificial sweeteners such as aspartame,sucralose and acesulfame potassium, according to an article on … Continue reading

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Holiday Lighting Ceremony

Organizers of the Downtown Holiday Lighting Ceremony, which is scheduled to begin at 5:15 p.m. today, are closely watching the weather, and for now, they’re in “the show must go on” mode. Mark Givens, executive director of Main Street El … Continue reading

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Upcoming holiday events

This time next week I’ll be stuffing my face with Thanksgiving food and putting ornaments on the Christmas tree. I can’t believe how fast 2013 has gone by. It’s almost time for the New Year, but before this year is … Continue reading

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How much is your Twitter account worth?

Twitter made its big debut in the stock market world on Thursday closing at $44.90 a share, which according to USA Today, that makes the company’s value at more than $31 billion. As with any other social network site, it … Continue reading

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JCPenney to host Halloween event

In celebration of Halloween this October, JCPenney will be hosting a “Monster Sale” this weekend (Oct. 25-26)! Customers can bring their kids in costume to any JCPenney store on Saturday to: •Enjoy trick-or-treating throughout the store • Take advantage of free hair chalking and … Continue reading

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Pink Pumpkin Event

In light of breast cancer awareness month, Spa On Main will be holding Pink Pumpkin event on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at 209 E. Main St. The event will be an afternoon of breast health updates as well … Continue reading

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19 warrants issued for drug trafficking in El Dorado

Find out tomorrow who was arrested and charged today with federal and state crimes related to trafficking methamphetamine in El Dorado and surrounding areas. The investigation involved local, state and federal law enforcement officers participating in the FBI Safe Streets … Continue reading

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Well, maybe not just yet. However, we just got one step closer as the Chamber of Commerce has announced the theme for this year’s Christmas parade as “Christmas in Candyland.” The 2013 El Dorado Christmas Parade presented by Entegra – … Continue reading

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Gunshots fired at Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — A police officer was reported injured after gunshots at the U.S. Capitol, police said Thursday while putting the entire complex on lockdown. “There are reports of injuries,” said Terrance Gainer, the Senate’s Sergeant at Arms. FBI agents … Continue reading

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We all scream for ice cream!

El Dorado Creamery is opening in downtown El Dorado and celebrating their grand opening with a Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 30. This frozen yogurt shop will offer 12 rotating flavors with more than … Continue reading

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Did you upgrade?

Apple made iOS 7 available on Wednesday to iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users as a FREE software update. The new software comes with more than 200 new features including iTune radio and a revamped look for the control center. … Continue reading

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