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Amy Crain makes it to Top 15 in Miss America

Miss Arkansas Amy Crain may have not won the crown, but she did advance to the Top 15 round of the Miss America Pageant Sunday night in Atlantic City, N.J. The pageant featured 53 contestants representing the 50 states, District … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11

It’s been 12 years since the tragic and horrific terrorist attacks of 9/11 happened leaving many Americans filled with confusion, somberness and a new sense of patriotism. On Sept. 11, 2001, several hijackers took control over planes and crashed them … Continue reading

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Small businesses invited to meet with Arkansas Blue Cross

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield is inviting employers with 50 employees or less to attend a meeting Wednesday at the El Dorado Conference Center to discuss the new health care law and how it will affect their businesses. “We … Continue reading

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Apple to unveil two new iPhones

Apple is set to meet Tuesday at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. to reveal a new iPhone with a faster processor, along with a another model that will be sold at a lower cost, according to an article in The … Continue reading

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City Council to meet today

The El Dorado City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the Council Chamber of City Hall. Mark Smith, general manager of the El Dorado Water Utilities, is expected to address a recommendation by Mayor Frank Hash to hire … Continue reading

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Senate panel votes to authorize force in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel has voted to give President Barack Obama the authority to use military force against Syria in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack. The vote Wednesday was 10-7, with one senator voting present. The … Continue reading

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Win Razorback Tickets!

The South Arkansas Networking Luncheon sponsored by Simmons First Bank will be giving away two tickets to see the Razorbacks play against Mississippi State in Little Rock on Nov. 23. The tickets will be accompanied with a parking pass. The … Continue reading

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Obama calls for a new college rating system

President Obama spoke to a crowd of more than 7,000 today at the University of Buffalo. The university was his first stop of a two-day bus tour through New York and Pennsylvania. While speaking to the university, the President proposed … Continue reading

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‘American Idol’ bus to stop in Little Rock

“American Idol” will be sending its audition bus to Little Rock on Saturday to find new talent for it’s 13th season, according to an article on Those that audition in Little Rock will have first dibs on a spot … Continue reading

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Today is for the lefties!

Today marks the 21st annual International Left-Handers Day, where all left-handed people are celebrated around the world. The day began in 1992 by The Left Handers Club,an organization formed in 1990 aiming to keep members in touch with developments, make … Continue reading

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rue21 opens tomorrow!

In addition to T.J. Maxx, Mellor Park Mall will also be home to the trendy specialty discount retailer, rue21. A ribbon cutting and grand opening will be held at 9:55 a.m. tomorrow. With more than 950 store locations, rue21 aims … Continue reading

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Golf Classic seeking teams and individuals

The Sports Hall of Fame Golf Classic benefitting KidsNGolf will be held at the El Dorado Lions Club Golf course Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, in conjunction with the Union County Sports Hall of Fame weekend. This is a 4-person team … Continue reading

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If you have picked up this morning’s paper you may have noticed the article on the state’s sales tax holiday. It states the third annual holiday will be this weekend, but what they didn’t mention is Louisiana’s sales tax holiday … Continue reading

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Electric chair possible solution for executions

An Arkansas judge ruled on August 15, 2011 that certain sections of the state’s execution law are unconstitutional. The question revolved around the wide allowance of drugs used in the lethal injections. Now, some state legislators are considering other options … Continue reading

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Residents lose power

At approximately 7:41 a.m. on Tuesday, around 3,507 Entergy users located on the west side of El Dorado just below the intersection of College and Timberlane and south of Mount Holly lost power. Bill Luther, customer service manager of El … Continue reading

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