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The Las Conchas Fire burns through a canyon on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 in Los Alamos, N,M.

Published June 30, 2011

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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., center, joined by other Republican senators who want to bypass the holiday recess to stay in Washington and work on the debt crisis. From left are: Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., ranking Republican on the Senate Budget Committee, Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., Paul, Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and Sen. David Vitter, R-La.

Published June 30, 2011

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In this May 17, 2011 photo, the Boeing Co. 737 assembly facility is shown in Renton, Wash.

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Casey Anthony listens during testimony in her murder trial at the Orange County Courthouse Thursday, June 30, 2011 in Orlando, Fla. Casey Anthony, 25, has plead not guilty in the death of her daughter, Caylee, and could face the death penalty if convicted of that charge.

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The Las Conchas Fire burns through a canyon, Wednesday, June 29, 2011 in Los Alamos, N,M.

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Debra Campbell, a vendor with Yarnell's, labels a half-gallon of ice cream at Hestand's in the Heights in this April 2011 photo.

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John Deering Editorial Cartoon 6/30/11

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Roger Harvell Editorial Cartoon 6/30/11

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This photo taken Wednesday, June 29, 2011 released by China's Xinhua news agency shows the Jiaozhou Bay Bridge in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province.

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Afghan Commando soldiers walk towards the Inter-Continental hotel after it was attacked by militants in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 29, 2011.

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Former State Sen. Shane Broadway is currently serving as interim director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education.

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Chera Phillips of Huntsville, captain of the Sky High Angels Drill Team, waves to the crowd Wednesday afternoon during the Springdale Rodeo of the Ozarks Parade.

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Springdale firefighters help a woman to an ambulance outside the Tyson Foods plant on Berry Street in Springdale on Monday morning. A chlorine leak evacuated the plant and sent more than 20 employees to area hospitals at about 9:15 am Monday.

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A rare white buffalo runs into a corral after a Native American naming ceremony was held in Greenville, Texas Wednesday, June 29, 2011. The buffalo, named Lightning Medicine Cloud, was born to the Texas herd last month and holds a special place in Native American culture.

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Traders work Wednesday in the crude oil and natural gas options pit at the New York Mercantile Exchange where benchmark crude settled at $94.77 per barrel.

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Server Shawn Griffin at Shorty Small's Great American Resturant, 11100 Rodney Parham, Little Rock. with the Shorty's Original World Famous Ribs plate in the foreground.

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A cheeseburger, seasonal salad and cupcake at The Root Cafe.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 6/28/11 Shorty Small's, 11100 N. Rodney Parham Road., Little Rock.

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Betty Dukes testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 29, 2011, during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing to examine the factors at issue in the recent Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores Supreme Court ruling. Dukes, a Wal-Mart greeter in the San Francisco area, was the plaintiff in the largest gender bias class action lawsuit in U.S. history which charged Wal-Mart with discriminating against women in promotions, pay, and job assignments in violation of the Civil Rights Act.

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Rodney Atkins Performs at the 2011 Pepsi Concert Series at Magic Springs

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Little Rock, circa 1940 George���s Place was located five miles east of the Capitol City on the Memphis Highway. The ad on the back proclaimed it ���Arkansas��� smartest dance rendezvous featuring famous dance bands, specializing in delicious steak and chicken dinners and a complete Chinese menu. Tastefully decorated in the modern manner, quietly illuminated for your added enjoyment, you���ll find the smartest crowds always at George���s Place!��� Send questions or comments to Arkansas Postcard Past, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, Ark. 72203.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-29-2011-- Chera Phillips of Huntsville, captain of the Sky High Angels Drill Team, waives to onlookers Wednesday afternoon during the Springdale Rodeo Parade, which rode westward from Parsons Stadium on Emma Ave.

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The Sports Page, 414 S. Louisiana St., a longtime downtown restaurant, has been sold.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 6/17/11 Natalie Canerday (left) as Gloria and Candyce Hinkle as Opal in a scene from Everybody Loves Opal at Murry's Dinner Playhouse.

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President Barack Obama gestures during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 29, 2011.

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Flint Truck Assembly worker Lilisa Wright (left) talks with Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood on Wednesday during his tour of the General Motors plant in Flint, Mich.

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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Media Release from the Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View, AR ��Sent:�� Thu, 16 Jun 2011 11:00:14 -0500

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Alex Ruble, 16, of Magnolia and Craig Dyson, 17, of Harrison cut wood while working on a wheelchair ramp with a team from the Grand Avenue United Methodist Church Camp of the Ozark Mission Project at 112 Hutch Street Wednesday, June 29, 2011. The mission project has 70 drivers and campers divided into 12 groups working on a variety of assistance projects for local residents across the Hot Springs area this week. The projects include painting, building and yard work. The OMP is celebrating its 25th year in 2011.

Published June 30, 2011

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Miss Arkansas Alyse Eady, third left, and Miss Arkansas' Outstanding Teen Mackenzie Bryant, third right, gather with contestants for the 2011 Miss Arkansas' Outstanding Teen Pageant during the arrival ceremony on Wednesday, June 29, 2011.

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Eureka Springs hired a new director Monday for its City Advertising and Promotions Commission Mike Maloney

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Deandria Weaver (right), 11, and Irianna Allen, 10, paint the birdhouses they made in the Summer Literacy Lab Hands-on Project at Henderson Magnet Middle School in Little Rock Wednesday. Home Depot provided the birdhouse kits. The project helps students better their math skills.

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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008 picture, Dame Elizabeth Taylor speaks during the 26th Annual Macy's Passport to Fashion gala in Santa Monica, Calif. Several movie stars, including Taylor, have suffered strokes, a reminder that money and fame can't insulate you from a health risk that much can be done to prevent, researchers reported at an international stroke conference in Feb. 2011.

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Plainclothes policemen detain a demonstrator at a rally protesting against President Alexander Lukashenko on Wednesday in Minsk, Belarus.

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A Murphy USA gas station offered unleaded gasoline for $3.40 per gallon outside the Walmart Super Center in south Fayetteville near Farmington on Wednesday.

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Clashes sparked Wednesday in central Athens by a vote on new cuts and taxes.

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A shopper picks out General Mill's Haagen-Dazs ice cream at Piazza's grocery store in Palo Alto, Calif., Tuesday, June 28, 2011. General Mills Inc.'s fiscal fourth-quarter net income rose 51 percent on stronger sales but was hampered by higher ingredient costs.

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4/11/2011 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Lemon Chicken at Ciao Italian Restaurant at 405 W. 7th St. in Little Rock.

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Bill John Baker, challenger for the chief of the Cherokee Nation, formally demands a recount after an election that was too close to call on Wednesday, June 29, 2011, in Tahlequah, Okla. KJ

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A monarch butterfly lands on some flowers in Riverfront Park in Little Rock Tuesday morning. It is perhaps the best known of all North American butterflies

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FILE - In this May 2, 2011 file photo, White House counterterrorism chief John Brennan speaks at the White House in Washington. The US will push ahead with more targeted drone strikes and special operations raids and fewer costly land battles like Iraq and Afghanistan in the continuing war against al-Qaida, according to a new national counterterrorism strategy unveiled Wednesday.

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A photo provided by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey shows captured turtles at New York's Kennedy airport Wednesday, June 29, 2011. About 150 turtles crawled onto the tarmac at New York's Kennedy airport Wednesday in search of beaches to lay their eggs, delaying dozens of flights, aviation authorities said. The migration of diamondback terrapin turtles happens every year at Kennedy, which is built on the edge of Jamaica Bay and a federally protected park.

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Protesters drag a barricade during clashes with security forces Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt.

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Afghan commandos head to the Intercontinental Hotel on Wednesday after it was attacked by militants in Kabul.

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The commercial district of Keo, Ark., is shown Wednesday, June 29, 2011. The National Register of historic Places is adding the district and four other Arkansas properties to its official list of the country's historically significant locations.

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This photo made June 25, 2011, shows Trevor Bayne before the Bucyrus 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series road race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisc. Now that the hype from his unlikely Daytona 500 victory has died down and his lingering illness appears to have cleared up, Bayne is back to racing. And he's wondering what his future holds.

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France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, left, consoles Switzerland's Roger Federer after defeating him in their match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Wednesday, June 29, 2011.

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France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga celebrates after defeating Switzerland's Roger Federer in their match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Wednesday, June 29, 2011.

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Russia's Maria Sharapova celebrates defeating Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova in their match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Tuesday, June 28, 2011.

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United States' Lauren Cheney celebrates scoring the opening goal during the group C match between the United States and North Korea at the Women��s Soccer World Cup in Dresden, Germany, Tuesday, June 28, 2011.

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Brazil's Rosana, right, is congralated by Brazil coach Kleiton Lima after scoring the opening goal during the group D match between Australia and Brazil at the Women���s Soccer World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Wednesday, June 29, 2011.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/WILLIAM MOORE Marley Johnson, 6, and her mom Amanda Johnson enjoy relief from the hot weather at the Alma Aquatic Park Wednesday, June 29, 2011 in Alma. They drove all the way up from their home in Russellville to visit the park.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/PAUL RUTHERFORD Mississippi State coach Rick Stansbury gives instructions during the second half of their second round game against Kentucky in the Southeastern Conference Basketball Tournament at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Ga. on Friday, March 9, 2007.

Published June 30, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/WILLIAM MOORE Naturals' Anthony Seratelli grimaces as he strikes out against Midland Monday, June 6, 2011 at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.

Published June 30, 2011

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South Carolina starting pitcher Michael Roth, with the initials BT on his cap, for Bayler Teal, the deceased youth who provided inspiration to the team, delivers against UCLA in the first inning of game two of the best-of-three NCAA College World Series baseball finals, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 29, 2010.

Published June 30, 2011

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Arkansas junior Michael Sanchez (left) and junior teammate Jeff Peterson listen to a question during a press conference on Sunday, March 13, 2011, inside the Miller Room inside the Broyles Athletic Center on the Fayetteville campus of the University of Arkansas. The school announced earlier in the day that men's basketball head coach John Pelphrey had been fired.

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Naturals catcher Manny Pina cannot hold onto the ball as San Antonio baserunner James Darnell scores a run in the first inning of Friday nights game at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.

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WBO and IBF champion Wladimir Klitschko of the Ukraine practices during a training session in Hamburg, northern Germany, Wednesday, June 29, 2011, for Saturday's heavyweight title bout against British WBA champion David Haye.

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PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem smiles during a news conference at the AT&T National golf tournament at Aronimink Golf Club, Wednesday, June 29, 2011, in Newtown Square, Pa.

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South Carolina players, including the tournament's most outstanding player Scott Wingo, right, pose with the trophy after beating Florida 5-2 in Game 2 of the NCAA baseball College World Series best-of-three finals, to win the championship, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 28, 2011.

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South Carolina's Michael Roth strikes a pose as the baseball team celebrates with fans after winning the NCAA National Title for a second year, Wednesday, June 29, 201,1 at the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C.

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WBO and IBF champion Wladimir Klitschko and WBA champion David Haye, from left, attend a news conference ahead of their upcoming WBA heavyweight fight in Hamburg, Germany, Monday, June 27, 2011.

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Bryce Molder reacts after missing his birdie putt on the 18th hole during the third round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament in Cromwell, Conn., on Saturday, June 25, 2011. Molder finished the round in second place at 15-under par.

Published June 30, 2011

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Eddie Brock, second from right, to go with Aces in the hole on Thursday, June 30

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS Florida couch Billy Donovan walks the sideline during Arkansas' 80 - 61 win over Florida at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. 2/2/08

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Eureka Springs hired a new director Monday for its City Advertising and Promotions Commission Mike Maloney

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-29-2011-- Ben Brewer, 9, of Fayetteville, participates in an experiment Wednesday morning at Butterfield Trail Elementary School in Fayetteville. The purpose of the project was to illustrate the tendency for inflated forms to take a shape using minimal surface area. Later that morning, Brewer and other participants in the Young Scholars program held an open house, which allowed parents of participating students to view projects the children have been working on over the first part of the summer in fields including economics, forensics, geometry and more.

Published June 30, 2011

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This image provided by IMG shows Tiger Woods promoting a Japanese pain reliever, his first endorsement since he was caught in a sex scandal toward the end of 2009. The deal with Kowa Company Ltd. is geared only toward the market in Japan. Woods already has filmed commercials for "Vantelin Kowa," a heat rub used to relieve muscle and joint pain.

Published June 30, 2011

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FILE - In this June 17, 2011 file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt speaks to reporters outside court in Los Angeles. In papers submitted in Delaware bankruptcy court Tuesday, June 28, 2011, Major League Baseball objected to the Dodgers' request for authorization to enter into a (Canadian) $150-million financing arrangement with a group of lenders in order to meet cash flow needs, including a Thursday payroll deadline.

Published June 30, 2011

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Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton (32) follows through on a two-run home run off New York Mets' Manny Acosta in the eighth inning of an interleague baseball game on Friday, June 24, 2011, in Arlington, Texas. The shot that scored Ian Kinsler helped the Rangers to the 8-1 win.

Published June 30, 2011

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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, left, and National Football League Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, right, speak to the media outside of the Ritz-Carlton hotel after addressing players during the NFLPA rookie symposium on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 in Sarasota, Fla.

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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2010, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Ryan Franklin looks at a replay after Florida Marlins' Dan Uggla hit a home run during a baseball game in Miami. Struggling reliever Franklin has been given his unconditional release Wednesday, June 29, 2011, by the Cardinals, who ran out of patience waiting for the right-hander to return to the form he displayed last year.

Published June 30, 2011

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New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez flips his batting helmet after being doubled up off second base during the first inning of an interleague baseball game against the Colorado Rockies Friday, June 24, 2011 at Yankee Stadium in New York.

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Deandria Weaver (right), 11, and Irianna Allen, 10, paint the birdhouses they made in the Summer Literacy Lab Hands-on Project at Henderson Magnet Middle School in Little Rock Wednesday. Home Depot provided the birdhouse kits. The project helps students better their math skills.

Published June 30, 2011

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Brazil's Rosana, right, scores the opening goal during the group D match between Australia and Brazil at the Women��s Soccer World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Wednesday, June 29, 2011.

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France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga celebrates after defeating Switzerland's Roger Federer in their match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Wednesday, June 29, 2011.

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El pugilista Jermain Taylor escucha una pregunta durante una conferencia de prensa en el hotel-casino MGM Grand, el mi��rcoles 13 de febrero del 2008, en Las Vegas.

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Mississippi State coach Rick Stansbury answers questions about his team during the Southeastern Conference basketball media day on Thursday, Oct 22, 2009, in Birmingham, Ala.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CHRIS DEAN - 03/20/08 - Mississippi State head coach Rick Stansbury during open practices for the opening round of the NCAA Tournament at Alltel Arena in North Little Rock.Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CHRIS DEAN - 03/20/08 - during open practices for the opening round of the NCAA Tournament at Alltel Arena in North Little Rock.

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Hog Future Trey Flowers

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Switzerland's Roger Federer leaves the court after being defeated by France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in their match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Wednesday, June 29, 2011.

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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, left, and National Football League Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, right, speak to the media outside of the Ritz-Carlton hotel after addressing players during the NFLPA rookie symposium on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 in Sarasota, Fla.

Published June 30, 2011

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sumbitted photo of Tom Petrizzo, JD, MSW, has been selected to lead the non-profit community mental health center in 2008. Petrizzo comes to Ozark Guidance from Community Reach Center Systems, Inc., 9/7/07

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Zoo keeper Justin Smith tends to two new elephants, Jewel, right, and Zina at the Little Rock Zoo.

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(left to right) Neal Pendergraft, Jim Lindsey, and Ken Mourton, take their turn speaking at the dedication of the E.J. Ball Courtroon Wednesday afternoon at the Leflar Law Center on the University of Arkansas campus.

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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2009 file photo, actor Martin Short and his wife Nancy Dolman arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar party in West Hollywood, Calif.

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France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga reacts after defeating Switzerland's Roger Federer in their match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Wednesday, June 29, 2011.

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Malcolm "Trent" Cox, Zone 6 North Little Rock School District

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John Deering Editorial Cartoon 6/29/11

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President Barack Obama gestures during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Wednesday, June 29, 2011.

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Protesters clash with riot police during a demonstration in Athens.

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Afghan Commando soldiers walk down from the site of the Inter Continental hotel after it was attacked by militants in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 29, 2011.

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad clenches his fists as he arrives in a gathering of recovered drug addicts for a ceremony commemorating the International Day Against Drug Abuse at the Azadi (Freedom) sports complex in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, June 26, 2011.

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A laser light is shone into the eyes of a riot police officer by protesters during a demonstation in Athens, late Tuesday June 28, 2011.

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An Antarctic penguin pauses after its treatment at Wellington Zoo in Wellington, New Zealand, Monday, June 27, 2011.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND-6/24/2011- Photographs of Deviled Eggs for Food Section.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 5/13/09 For food story on blueberries.

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Smoke rises Tuesday near the Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, N.M.

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North Little Rock Police Cpl. Matt Soderlund surveys the damage to his patrol car after it was hit by one of two vehicles in an accident at Main and 18th streets Tuesday. No one was seriously injured.

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North Little Rock Police Chief Danny Bradley (left) announces Monday that the reward for information leading to an arrest in the murder of Philip Wise has been increased to $10,000. Wise, a Salvation Army major was shot and killed during a robbery on Christmas Eve at the Salvation Army Corp Community Center in North Little Rock. The press conference was held at the center. Salvation Army Major Harvey Johnson is seen right.

Published June 29, 2011

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FILE - This undated file booking photo, obtained by WBUR 90.9 - NPR Radio Boston, shows Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger, who was captured on June 22, 2011, in Santa Monica, Calif., after 16 years on the lam. Federal prosecutors in Boston filed notice on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 that they are dropping a 1994 racketeering indictment against Bulger. In the notice, U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz says prosecutors consider a later 1999 indictment charging Bulger with 19 murders the stronger case. MANDATORY CREDIT

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Fire trucks are seen at Los Alamos National Laboratory as the Las Conchas Fire rages on a nearby hillside Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Los Alamos, N.M.

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Marine Lt. Gen. John Allen, President Obama's choice to lead the military in Afghanistan, arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2011, for his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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A rendering of the planned Learning and Research Center addition to the Boreham Library at Fort Smith. Maybe we can run it with my daily story, nwuafslibrary29. Begin forwarded message: From: Sondra LaMar Date: June 28, 2011 10:53:36 AM CDT To: Chris Branam Subject: RE: Rendering Here��s one.

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Jerry Guess (left) is introduced Tuesday as the new superintendent of the Pulaski County Special School District by state Education Commissioner Tom Kimbrell.

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Anti-government protesters dance with daggers during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh on Tuesday in Sana, Yemen.

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Erric CQ Jackson, left, Ryan Watson, Justin Vanover and other high school students from around the state compete in a race with robotic vehicles they built during an Engineering Scholars Program held at UALR this week. The AT&T Foundation provided a $40,000 grant to help fund the program for high school students with a 3.7 G.P.A. or better.

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Brandon Randall removes the seats in the Arkansas Repertory Theatre as part of their renovation Tuesday. The theatre will reopen on Sept. 15, with the production of Fire starting on the 16th.

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Sue Dockins uses a plastic grocery bag to keep her head dry as darts grocery items to her car during a heavy rain at the Kroger on East McCain Blvd. in North Little Rock Tuesday.

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In this magazine cover image released by Newsweek, a computer-generated image of Princess Diana is shown with Kate Middleton on the cover of the July 4, 2011 issue of Newsweek magazine. Diana was killed in a car accident in 1997 and would have turned 50 on Friday. In April, Middleton married Prince William, the oldest son of Diana and Prince Charles.

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New York City police officers negotiate with an unidentified man who climbed a traffic light pole in New York's Times Square, Tuesday, June 28, 2011.

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FILE - This May 21, 2006 file photo shows actor Charlie Sheen as he arrives for the screening of the film "Platoon,"at the 59th International Film Festival in Cannes, France. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Allan Goodman ruled Wednesday, June 15, 2011, that Sheen's $100 million lawsuit over his firing from ���Two and a Half Men��� should be handled through private arbitration rather than in a public courtroom.

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New Pulaski County Special School District superintendent Jerry Guess, right, is congratulated by Mena School District superintendent Diann Gathright after during a press conference Tuesday at the Arkansas Department of Education in Little Rock.

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Flo Mitchell unloads the last box of juice amid several empty shelves in the food pantry at the Salvation Army facility in North Little Rock Tuesday. They are in need of donations.

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Libyan women attend weapons training Tuesday in the town of Bani Walid, about 120 miles southeast of Tripoli, in this photo taken during a government-organized outing for journalists.

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Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad talks Tuesday in the West Bank city of Ramallah about the Palestinian bid to seek recognition from the United Nations.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech during a conference of the Jewish Agency for Israel organization in Jerusalem, Tuesday, June 28, 2011.

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Shiite pilgrims gather at the Imam Moussa al-Kadhim shrine in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Hundreds of thousands of Shiite Muslim pilgrims are flocking to a Baghdad shrine to observe the death of a revered eighth century saint, snarling traffic and sending security forces to the streets to protect the worshippers.

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At home in Carmichael, "Grandma Cheryll" Moore enjoys the pool and keeps an eye out for Mya Honsvick, 10, to make a splash as Kuda, the family dog, watches. This fall, Mya will cheer on her energetic grandmother in a triathlon.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/WILLIAM MOORE Charlie Faught, 8, of Fayetteville looks over an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly during summer camp Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. The camp at the garden is every Tuesday, and has a different theme every week. This week's was wildlife habitats, and July 5 and 12 will be about water.

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6/3/11 - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Joe Johnson, Atlanta Hawks all-star basketball player, at his boyhood home in east Little Rock where the same basketball goal still stands. For a High Profile cover. WARNING: DO NOT USE THIS PHOTO. IT IS FOR HIGH PROFILE. IT MAY HAVE NOT RUN YET. CHECK THE NEWSPAPER ARCHIVE TO SEE IF IT HAS RUN OR ASK RACHEL CHANEY OR JOHN SYKES

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In this June 21, 2011 photo, a student holds a radiation meter donated by a local university, in Kawamata town, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan. The town distributed some 1,500 dosimeters to children between the ages of four and 15 and teachers in the town. Radiation meters will be distributed to about 34,000 children living in the largest city of Fukushima, near the tsunami-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant to monitor their exposure levels, a city official said Tuesday, June 28, 2011. JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, FRANCE, HONG KONG, JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA

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Cars destroyed by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan are piled up in May at a Suzuki Motor Corp. lot in Tagajo in Miyagi prefecture.

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6/21/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Megan Eason, second from right, reacts, after losing her turn in a hand slapping game with counselor Regina Taylor, left, and fellow campers Mindy Acker and Raven Battles, right, during a break between activities Tuesday morning during Camp iRock at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center west of Little Rock.

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6/21/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Campers Ruby Trotter, left, Taelor Sanders and Kaylee Wright holds hands as they return from an activity Tuesday morning during Camp iRock at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center west of Little Rock.

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6/21/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Campers Teareon Watkins, bottom, and Tamia Richardson top, laugh together at the bottom of a giant tunnel slide during a group activity Tuesday morning during Camp iRock at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center west of Little Rock.

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6/21/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Instructor Michelle Knox leads a group of girls in an exercise routine Tuesday morning during Camp iRock at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center west of Little Rock.

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6/21/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Areonna Clifton stretches during a group exercise routine Tuesday morning during Camp iRock at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center west of Little Rock.

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6/21/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Vania Lopez watches fitness leader Phyllis Hodges, bottom, right, during a group exercise routine Tuesday morning during Camp iRock at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center west of Little Rock.

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6/21/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Fitness leader Phyllis Hodges leads a group of girls in an exercise routine Tuesday morning during Camp iRock at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center west of Little Rock.

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Istyan Mate, working Sunday in his studio in the town of Csongrad, Hungary, puts the finishing touches on his 7-foot bronze likeness of President Ronald Reagan.

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Australian tourists Tuesday wait at the port of Piraeus near Athens after workers joined a 48-hour strike in Greece.

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Fitness leader Phyllis Hodges leads girls in an exercise routine during Camp iRock.

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6/21/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Fitness leader Phyllis Hodges shouts encouragement to campers as they transition to other activities Tuesday morning during Camp iRock at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center west of Little Rock. The mission of the camp is to inspire healthy lifestyle and positive self-esteem in young girls through exercise and nutrition. The camp is made possible through the collaboration among the Arkansas Minority Health Commission, Arkansas Children's Hospital and Girl Scouts-Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas.

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FILE - In this June 23, 2011 file photo, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde speaks to the media outside the International Monetary Fund in Washington. Lagarde has been chosen to lead the IMF. She will become the first female managing director of the global lending organization.

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Riot police arrest a protester during a demonstration in Athens, Tuesday June 28, 2011. Greece's beleaguered government is bracing for a 48-hour general strike as lawmakers debate a new round of austerity reforms designed to win the country additional rescue loans needed avoid bankruptcy.

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Progress can be seen Tuesday on the $725,469 compressed natural gas filling station being built at the corner of Curtis Sykes Drive and Olive Street in North Little Rock. It had been scheduled to open July 1, but delays have pushed it until maybe mid- to late-July.

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FILE - In this June 14, 2011 file photo, Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Taking aim at huge federal deficits, two Senate rebels outline a plan to raise the age of eligibility for Medicare from 65 to 67 and to charge wealthier seniors more for their care. The proposal by Sens. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., and Coburn, come as budget negotiators face an early August deadline to reach a deal to raise the debt limit.

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Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, listed several items Tuesday that the DREAM Act legislation needed to gain more Republican support.

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FILE - In this May 2, 2011 file phboto, Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Taking aim at huge federal deficits, two Senate rebels outline a plan to raise the age of eligibility for Medicare from 65 to 67 and to charge wealthier seniors more for their care. The proposal by Lieberman, I-Conn., and Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., come as budget negotiators face an early August deadline to reach a deal to raise the debt limit.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 6/28/11 Dillan Pulley, 5, watches the movie video Kung Fu Panda Tuesday while dental technician Greg Martinez and dentist Dr. Cimone Heisel fill two of his teeth in the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Dental Outreach van parked outside Conway's Florence Mattison Elementary School. The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile and ACH Dental Outreach treat patients who do not have a dental home or private insurance. The clinicy will be in Conway at Florence Mattison Elementary for the rest of this week, back to Little Rock Head Start for July 5-7 and July 11-14, and then back to Florence Mattison for July 18-21 and July 25-28.

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In this photo released by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, Ieng Sary, center, Khmer Rouge's former foreign minister, sits during the second trial to the top leaders of Khmer Rouge in the court hall of the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Monday, June 27, 2011. Now old and infirm, four of the top surviving members of the Khmer Rouge's ruling elite are about to face justice, decades after their plans for a Communist utopia in Cambodia left an estimated 1.7 million people dead by execution, medical neglect, overwork and starvation. EDITORIAL USE ONLY

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Democratic Lt. Governor candidate Sen. Shane Broadway

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Pope Benedict XVI touches a touchpad to send a tweet for the launch of the Vatican news information portal "www.news.va", at the Vatican Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Benedict's tweet reads: "Dear Friends, I just launched News.va Praised be our Lord Jesus Christ! With my prayers and blessings, Benedictus XVI''. The portal was launched for the feast day of St.Peter and Paul, which falls on June 29 but officially begins with a vesper service June 28. EDITORIAL USE ONLY

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An Afghan woman clad in Burqa lies down on a road as her daughter asks for alms on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. The World Food Programme announced Monday it will cut food assistance to more than 3 million Afghans in about half the country's 34 provinces because of a shortage of money from donor nations.

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Brig. Gen. Dean Milner (left), commander of Canadian forces in Afghanistan, briefs U.S. Army Col. Todd Wood on Tuesday on the surroundings at an observation point in Kandahar province. Canadian combat operations are to end in July as its troops shift to a training and support role.

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A rendering illustrates the planned Learning and Research Center addition to the Boreham Library at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith.

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Top-seeded Rafael Nadal works out during a day off for men Tuesday at the All-England Club in Wimbledon. Nadal had his injured left foot examined Tuesday, but plans to play today.

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Hot Springs, 1907 Mailed to Burwick, Iowa, the message penned on the card of the Hotel Pullman reads, ���Dear Cousin & Family. I am feeling a great deal better than when I first came here. The weather is nice & warm. Hot SPrings is in the Ozark Mountains & that makes the air fine here. All kinds of new vegetables here now. Had new potatoes today for dinner. But the farmers are a long ways beind the times. See a great many ox teams driven to town hauling wood & cotton. W. K. West.��� Send questions or comments to Arkansas Postcard Past, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, Ark. 72203.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JASON IVESTER 08-11-09 U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor @ Pat Walker Center for Seniors in Fayetteville

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Russia's Maria Sharapova returns a backhand shot to Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova during their match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Tuesday, June 28, 2011.

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Germany's Sabine Lisicki returns a shot to France's Marion Bartoli during their match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Tuesday, June 28, 2011.

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United States' Rachel Buehler is congratulated by her teammate United Alex Krieger after scoring their side's 2nd goal during the group C match between the United States and North Korea at the Women���s Soccer World Cup in Dresden, Germany, Tuesday, June 28, 2011.

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Larry O'Leary with The Hitchin Post out of Little Kansas, Oklahoma, works on setting up his vendor booth at Parsons Stadium in Springdale as they prepare for the start of the annual Rodeo of the Ozarks.

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South Carolina's Evan Marzilli celebrates after scoring on a fielding error by Florida shortstop Nolan Fontana in the third inning of Game 2 of the NCAA baseball College World Series best-of-three finals, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 28, 2011.

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Former Springdale High School Coach Kevin Johnson was an assistant on the staff when the Bulldogs went 14-0 and won the state championship in 2005.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/WILLIAM MOORE Charlie Faught, 8, of Fayetteville looks over an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly during summer camp Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. The camp at the garden is every Tuesday, and has a different theme every week. This week's was wildlife habitats, and July 5 and 12 will be about water.

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Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Ryan Madson throws against the Chicago Cubs in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 12, 2011, in Philadelphia. The Phillies won 4-3.

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Florida pitcher Karsten Whitson chases a sacrifice bunt by South Carolina's Peter Mooney in the fourth inning of Game 2 of the NCAA baseball College World Series best-of-three finals, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 28, 2011. South Carolina's Jake Williams advanced to second on the play.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-13-2011-- Naturals 1st baseman Anthony Seratelli slides home during the third inning of Monday night's game against Tulsa at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.

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South Carolina's Peter Mooney, left, is greeted at the dugout by teammate Christian Walker, right, after he scored on a sacrifice fly by Scott Wingo in the third inning of Game 2 of the NCAA baseball College World Series best-of-three finals against Florida, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 28, 2011.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-28-2011-- Robert Johnson of Fort Smith fishes on the Arkansas River Tuesday morning near the Fort Smith National Historic Site. Johnson, who relocated to Fort Smith in 2005 after Hurricane Katrina destroyed his Louisiana home, said he fishes for bas and other fish in the river several days a week.

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Tiger Woods makes remarks during a news conference at the AT&T National golf tournament at the Aronimink Golf Club Tuesday, June 28, 2011, in Newtown Square, Pa. Woods said he will not play in the tournament as he recovers from injuries to his left leg.

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New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, left, catcher Jorge Posada, center, and shortstop Derek Jeter listen as teammate Andy Pettite answers questions at a news conference about his use of human growth hormone Monday, Feb. 18, 2008 in Tampa, Fla.

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Fifth-seeded Maria Sharapova, who won her first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon when she was 17 in 2004, celebrates a dominating victory over 24th-seeded Dominika Cibulkova on Tuesday that put her in the semifinals for the first time since 2006.

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FILE - In this July 30, 2010, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals receivers Terrell Owens (81) and Chad Ochocinco (85) walk together during the NFL football practice in Georgetown, Ky.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning his match against Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Monday, June 27, 2011.

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Britain's Andy Murray, left, and former Wimbledon champion John McEnroe, center, talk with US Open golf champion Rory McIlroy at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Tuesday, June 28, 2011.

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Britain's Andy Murray, left, and US Open golf champion Rory McIlroy pose for a photograph at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Tuesday, June 28, 2011.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS University of Arkasnas's Teddy Gipson talks with University of Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson during Saturday's win over Vanderbilt in Fayetteville. 3/2/02

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RUSSELL POWELL 11-14-06 Brandon Dean of the Arkansas RimRockers - mug shot.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 6/28/11 Dillan Pulley, 5, reacts Tuesday after getting two teeth filled while dental technician Greg Martinez and dentist Dr. Cimone Heisel (right) look on at the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Dental Outreach van visiting Conway's Florence Mattison Elementary. The dental clinic for children is one of three vans that McDonalds, Arkansas Children's Hospital and Delta Dental sponsor in the state.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 4/14/11 Arkansas Travelers Mike Trout (23) waves to the crowed on Thursday evening before the start of their home opener against the Midland Rockhounds. Trout is the Angels' No. 1 prospect.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BOBBY AMPEZZAN 6/25/11 On June 25, 2011, basketball All-Star Joe Johnson announced the Joe Johnson Foundation at a small reception inside 300 3rd Tower. Here, Gov. Mike Beebe, Marc Pollick, Charles Stewart and Joe Johnson.

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Ray Wallace, provost of the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, addresses donors, faculty, administrators and students at a groundbreaking Tuesday for a 40,000-square-foot addition to Boreham Library on campus. The addition is estimated to cost about $14.2 million.

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Jeff Marley listens as University of Arkansas professor Susan Watkins talks Tuesday about energy efficient lighting in poultry houses as part of a legislative tour of Marley’s farm near Elkins.

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Crews move a herd of cattle Tuesday across the Parsons Stadium rodeo grounds in Springdale for the annual Rodeo of the Ozarks. The rodeo, which starts today, is diversifying its entertainment this year to help reverse sagging ticket sales.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/WILLIAM MOORE Mug of Edward Swaim with the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at the Pauline Whitaker Animal Science Center in Fayetteville.

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Firefighter Chris Teters, of Portland, Ore., mops up hot spots in Pajarito Mountain ski area near Los Alamos, N.M., Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Firefighters battled a vicious wildfire that was spreading Tuesday through the mountains above the northern New Mexico town that is home to a government nuclear laboratory.

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Lonza Hardy, Jr. Athletic Director for Hampton University, was interviewed by UAPB for its vacant athletic directors job Monday and Tuesday.

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United States' Rachel Buehler, left, scores her side's 2nd goal past North Korea's Kim Su Gyong during the group C match between the United States and North Korea at the Women������s Soccer World Cup in Dresden, Germany, Tuesday, June 28, 2011.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/WILLIAM MOORE United States Congressman Steve Womack speaks during a visit by U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner Friday, March 25, 2011 at the NanoMech facility in Springdale.

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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2010 file photo, Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Terrell Owens (81) looks on from the sideline during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game, against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh. Owens' agent Drew Rosenhaus confirmed Tuesday, June 28, 2011, that the 37-year-old star receiver tore his anterior cruciate ligament, had surgery in early April and "will be playing at the start of the NFL season."

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United States' Lauren Cheney, 2nd left, celebrates scoring the opening goal during the group C match between the United States and North Korea at the Women������s Soccer World Cup in Dresden, Germany, Tuesday, June 28, 2011.

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Dr. Jerry Guess was introduced as the new superintendent of the Pulaski County School District on Tuesday afternoon at a press conference in the lobby of the Department of Education building. Guess comes to the district after spending the past 33 years as a member of the Camden-Fairview district.

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Springdale High football coach Kevin Johnson talks to players during a preseason practice on Aug. 4, 2009, in Springdale.

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In this June 23, 2011 file photo, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde speaks to the media outside the International Monetary Fund in Washington.

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In this Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011 file photo a monument to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak seen in the town of Khyrdalan outside the capital Baku, Azerbaijan.

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Hungarian sculptor Istvan Mate finishes up work on his statue of late US President Ronald Reagan in his workshop in the town of Csongrad, Hungary, Sunday, June 26, 2011.

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Demonstrators run away from tear gas during a demo in Athens on Tuesday June 28, 2011.

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Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams was beaten 6-2, 6-3 by 32nd-seeded Tsvetana Pironkova on Monday.

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Sliding around Jack Rose, 7, of Fayetteville plunges down a water slide Monday afternoon at the Springdale Aquatic Center.

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Tyler Gilliam and his brother, Brett Gilliam (right), work on a drawing exercise Monday during a Draw me Dizzy class at the Art Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. The class was part of the Art-a-Rama summer program.

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Jarod Showalter, 11, of Fayetteville takes his turn tossing the disc Monday during the Outdoor Adventure Camp at Lake Fayetteville. The Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department puts on the camp that teaches children how to play disc golf, beach volleyball, kayak and fish.

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An employee at the Tyson Plant on Berry Street in Springdale is helped by another employee and emergency personnel to a waiting ambulance after being exposed to chlorine gas on Monday. About 300 employees were evacuated from the plant because of the chemical accident, and officials said more than 150 employees were taken to area hospitals. For additional photos, go to photos.nwaonline.com.

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An employee at the Tyson plant on Berry Street in Springdale who passed out Monday after being exposed to chlorine gas at the plant is treated by other employees and emergency crews before being transported to a hospital.

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Los Alamos County Fire Chief Doug Tucker talks about the movement of the Las Conchas fire burning near Los Alamos during a news conference Monday in Los Alamos, N.M.

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Syrian refugees wait outside medical tents in their camp Monday in the Turkish town of Yayladagi in Hatay province. Nearly 200 critics of President Bashar Assad met Monday in the Syrian capital for the first time during the three-month uprising against his rule.

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Sen. Mark Pryor

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Victoria Hampton, left, and her husband Gary Hampton walk their dog Dakota across a stream at Gulpha Gorge Campground Monday, June 27, 2011, in Hot Springs National Park. The Hamptons, of Austin, Texas, are spending a few days in the area while on a trip to Memphis. Gary Hampton said he is now the third generation of his family to visit Hot Springs following his father and grandfather.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 1/3/11 Sen. Mark Pryor talks to reporters before speaking Tuesday to the Little Rock Rotary Club.

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FILE - In this May 18, 2011 photo, Mexico's pop star Paulina Rubio smiles during a news conference in Mexico City. Rubio is charged in Miami with refusing to comply with police officers after a traffic accident. According to an arrest report, Rubio's BMW collided with another car Saturday, June 25, 2011 near Miami's Little Havana. She is charged with refusing to obey a lawful command, obstruction of justice and disorderly conduct.

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Floodwaters from the Souris River surround homes Monday in Burlington, N.D., near Minot. The Souris peaked at its highest level on record over the weekend, but the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it wouldn’t consider the danger over until mid-July. Elsewhere, the nation’s top nuclear power regulator said Monday that both of Nebraska’s nuclear power plants have remained safe as they battle floodwaters from the Missouri River.

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North Little Rock firefighters are decontaminated using soap and water after investigating whether acid spilled in an 18-wheeler crash Monday off an Interstate 440 entry ramp from I-40.

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French President Nicholas Sarkozy addresses the media Monday at a news conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris. French banks are prepared to help Greece by accepting a debt rollover, Sarkozy said.

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The house at 169 Calais in Maumelle was sold for $247,900 the first week of June, and the sale is expected to close Friday. The sales price was $2,000 less than the seller initially asked, according to Wes Johnson of Crye-Leike.

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From left: Laramie Eppler, Jessica Chastain, and Hunter McCracken in The Tree of Life.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 6/27/11 Lanandas (cq) McGhee of Memphis touches a piece of moon rock collected from Apollo 17 in 1972 on display at the Clinton Presidential Center on Monday. The small, 19.35 gram rock, which is mare basalt, is a polished fragment of the main rock which is 8,110 grams. The moon rock, which is nearly four billion years old, is one eight worldwide that can be touched. The rock will be on display in Springdale from Wednesday-Saturday at Rodeo of the Ozarks.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 6/27/11 Little Rock firefighters plan their next move in extinguishing a house fire at 1424 E.15th St. Monday.

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Seth Swain, (left to right), Alex Moss, 8, and Ethan Gray, all 8, with a group from Jacksonville, eat hotdogs and drink their drinks at the Arkansas Travelers and Northwest Arkansas Naturals game Monday at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock .

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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his wife, Patti, leave the Federal Courthouse in Chicago on Monday.

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Libyans celebrate in the rebel-held city of Benghazi on Monday after the International Criminal Court in The Hague issued a warrant for Moammar Gadhafi.

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Jodi Thomas, a salesman at the Big Two Toyota Scion of Chandler dealership in Chandler, Ariz., takes notes on new car arrivals Thursday. Lower gasoline prices should help consumers spend more in the next six months, analysts say.

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Booker T and the MG's "McLemore Avenue"

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 6/27/11 Leon Bright, Sgt. First Class with the US Army, and station commander of the South Little Rock Recruiting Station donates blood Monday in honor of Pvt. WIlliam Long who was shot and killed outside the station two years ago. The Red Cross is currently undergoing their usual summer shortage of blood and they are most in need of O negative.

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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich speaks to the media at the Federal Courthouse Monday, June 27, 2011 in Chicago. Blagojevich has been convicted of 17 of the 20 charges against him, including all 11 charges related to his attempt to sell or trade President Barack Obama's vacated Senate seat.

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Alicia Keys arrives at the BET Awards on Sunday, June 26, 2011, in Los Angeles.

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Ben Coulter country singer from Montrose, Ark.

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Tyler Gilliam, 6 and his brother Brett Gilliam (right) both from Springdale, work on a drawing exercise Monday morning at the Draw me Dizzy drawing class at the Art-a-Rama summer art class at the Art Center of the Ozarks in Springdale.

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Arkansas Insurance Commissioner Jay Bradford speaks to members of the House Committee on Public Health, Welfare and Labor about health insurance exchanges at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011.

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Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., waves to supporters after making her formal announcement to seek the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, Monday, June 27, 2011, in Waterloo, Iowa. Bachmann, who was born in Waterloo, will continue her announcement tour this week with stops in New Hampshire and South Carolina.

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U.S. Coach Pia Sundhage (center) goes over some instructions with Carli Lloyd (left) and Tobin Heath during a recent training session. The U.S. opens up World Cup soccer play today against North Korea.

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Sentinel Prime and Optimus Prime in TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON,

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Spain's Rafael Nadal removes his shoe and sock during his match against Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Monday, June 27, 2011.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal removes his shoe and sock during his match against Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Monday, June 27, 2011.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal removes his shoe and sock during his match against Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Monday, June 27, 2011.

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Mason Adams of Fayetteville knocks his ball out of the sand trap onto the 18th green Monday afternoon during the first round of the USGA Jr. Amateur Qualifer golf tournament at Blessings golf course.

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A woman examines a cubic watermelon before shipment at Zentsuji, western Japan, on Monday June 27, 2011. About 300 dice-sized fruits were sent out from a local agricultural cooperative branch to big cities like Tokyo and Osaka. This year they are expected to fetch a price tag of about 10,000 yen (US$125) each. JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, FRANCE, HONG KONG, JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA

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In this photo released by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, Nuon Chea, center, who was Pol Pot's No. 2 and the group's chief ideologist, sits during the second trial of the top leaders of Khmer Rouge in the court hall of the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Monday, June 27, 2011. Now old and infirm, four of the top surviving members of the Khmer Rouge's ruling elite are about to face justice, decades after their plans for a Communist utopia in Cambodia left an estimated 1.7 million people dead by execution, medical neglect, overwork and starvation. EDITORIAL USE ONLY

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Los Angeles Dodgers General Manager Nick Colletti speaks to one of the team’s coaches prior to their game at Minnesota on Monday. The Dodgers filed for bankruptcy protection in a Delaware court, blaming Major League Baseball for refusing to approve a multibillion dollar TV deal that owner Frank McCourt was counting on to keep the franchise afloat.

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Arkansas Travelers' Loek Van Mil, a 7-1 pitcher, pitches in their game with the Northwest Arkansas Naturals at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock on June 27.

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Raymond Richards, WWII veteran, throws the first pitch for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals at the Arkansas Travelers game at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock Monday. Richards is part of a program called Second Wind Dreams, which provides bucket list dreams for seniors living in assisted living and nursing home facilities. He wanted a chance to play baseball again.

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Florida shortstop Nolan Fontana, top, follows his throw to first base for a double play, after forcing out South Carolina's Adam Matthews in the ninth inning of Game 1 of the NCAA baseball College World Series best-of-three finals, in Omaha, Neb., Monday, June 27, 2011. Adrian Morales was out at first.

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Detroit Tigers' Alex Avila, right, is congratulated by Victor Martinez after hitting a three-run home run off of Arizona Diamondbacks starter Josh Collmenter to take a 5-0 lead in the fourth inning of a interleague baseball game Saturday, June 25, 2011 in Detroit.

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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Roy Halladay throws against the Chicago Cubs in the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, June 10, 2011, in Philadelphia. The Phillies won 7-5.

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Cleveland Indians' Shin-Soo Choo of Korea wipes his face in the dugout during a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics Wednesday, May 4, 2011, in Oakland, Calif.

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Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams was beaten 6-2, 6-3 by 32nd-seeded Tsvetana Pironkova on Monday.

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Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., and her husband Marcus wave to the crowd after her formal announcement to seek the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, Monday, June 27, 2011, in Waterloo, Iowa. Bachmann, who was born in Waterloo, will continue her announcement tour this week with stops in New Hampshire and South Carolina.

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Floodwater from the Souris River surrounds homes in Minot, N.D., Monday, June 27, 2011. Just 375 of the 4,000 homes in flooded areas were insured for floods, FEMA spokesman John Ashton said.

Published June 28, 2011

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Emily Roberts, 4, left, and Zoe Jordon, 2, compete in the stick race Sunday, June 26, 2011 during the Garrard County Horse Show near Bryantsville, Ky.

Published June 28, 2011

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United States' Abby Wambach smiles during a training session of the US team ahead of the Women���s Soccer World Cup in Dresden, Germany, Saturday, June 25, 2011.

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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2010, file photo, Washington Nationals' Davey Johnson poses in his baseball uniform in Viera, Fla. Johnson was announced as the manager of the Nationals on Sunday, June 26, 2011, three days after Jim Riggleman resigned.

Published June 28, 2011

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In this March 19, 2011, photo, Kentucky men's basketball coach John Calipari gestures to his team during the first half against West Virginia in an East regional NCAA college tournament game in Tampa, Fla. Kentucky has given Calipari an extension that makes his contract worth $36.5 million and will keep him coaching the Wildcats through 2019.

Published June 28, 2011

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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2010, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers' Ron Artest reacts after drawing a foul while scoring against the Sacramento Kings during an NBA preseason basketball game in Las Vegas. Artest wants to change his name to Metta World Peace. Artest's attorney filed a petition in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday, June 23, 2011, seeking the change. The 31-year-old NBA star was born Ronald William Artest Jr. In the court documents, Artest cites personal reasons for wanting to make the change.

Published June 28, 2011

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Dawne Vandiver, a Justice of the Peace (left), and Mimi Hurst, Little Rock Garden Club member, prepare to embrace at the re-dedication ceremony for The Alexander-Butler Garden next to the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock Monday. Emily Thom, also a club member, is seen at right.

Published June 28, 2011

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Detroit Tigers starter Justin Verlander pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning of a interleague baseball game Saturday, June 25, 2011 in Detroit.

Published June 28, 2011

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Boxer Jermain Taylor of Little Rock said he didn’t realize his career could end if he wasn’t cleared by the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s medical advisory panel. “These people can tell you, ‘No, you can’t box any more,’ ” Taylor said. “I had to let them know, make it clear, that this is my life.”

Published June 28, 2011

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South Carolina catcher Robert Beary retires Florida catcher Mike Zunino (3) during the ninth inning of Monday’s game at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb. The play was the first of two that stopped a Florida rally and sent the game into extra innings.

Published June 28, 2011

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New Arkansas basketball Coach Mike Anderson isn’t worried about the Razorbacks’ recent loss of veteran players. “That’s part of the transitioning,” Anderson said.

Published June 28, 2011

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Northwest Arkansas Naturals catcher Ben Theriot tags out Arkansas Travelers first baseman Gabe Jacobo, who was trying to score from first on a hit to left field during Monday’s game at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock.

Published June 28, 2011

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New Arkansas Travelers interim manager Todd Takayoshi, currently a roving instructor for the Angels

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Serena Williams of the US wipes her face during her match against France's Marion Bartoli at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Monday, June 27, 2011.

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England's Fara Williams, left, and Mexico's Dinora Garza challenge for the ball during the group B match between Mexico and England at the Women���s Soccer World Cup in Wolfsburg, Germany, Monday, June 27, 2011.

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FILE - In this June 17, 2011 file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt speaks to reporters outside court in Los Angeles. On Monday, June 27, 2011, the Los Angeles Dodgers filed for bankruptcy protection in a Delaware court. McCourt cites Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig's interference with club operations and refusal to approve a Dodgers TV deal with Fox Sports as the cause for Monday's bankruptcy filing.

Published June 28, 2011

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Switzerland's Roger Federer gestures to the crowd after defeating Russia's Mikhail Youzhny at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Monday, June 27, 2011.

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Paul Simon "Paul Simon"

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North Little Rock firefighters are decontaminated using soap and water after searching the wreckage of a truck that spilled acid when it overturned Monday.

Published June 27, 2011

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Rod Blagojevich

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In this April 10, 2011 file photo, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi gestures to his supporters in Tripoli, Libya. The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants Monday June 27, 2011, for Gadhafi, his son and his intelligence chief.

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Veterinary nurse Sarah Papageorgiou cares for an Antarctic penguin that wound up stranded on a New Zealand beach and resorted to eating sand, at Wellington Zoo in Wellington, on Monday, June 27, 2011.

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A plume of smoke towering above the Jemez Mountains can be seen from miles away in Rio Rancho, N.M., on Sunday, June 26, 2011.

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A man leaves the gift shop at Dodger Stadium, home of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, June 20, 2011, in Los Angeles. Baseball commissioner Bud Selig on Monday rejected a proposed television deal between the Dodgers and Fox Sports that voids a recent divorce settlement between team owner Frank McCourt and his ex-wife, Jamie McCourt.

Published June 27, 2011

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Side by side on the ride Dave Bolton (right) of Van Buren and James Stevenson of Rogers race on a sidehock bike Sunday afternoon in an exhibition during the American Bicycle Association BMX races at Mudtown BMX track in Lowell.

Published June 27, 2011

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Matt Srum from Bentonville watches as his dog Draykun makes a leaping catch Sunday to score some points during the Bigwag Bakery Arkansas State Disc Dog Championship at the old Tiger Stadium field on Tiger Boulevard in Bentonville. The two-day event features professional and novice owner/dog teams from Arkansas and neighboring states.

Published June 27, 2011

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A pleasant shade tree is the perfect place to do the PIR Chest Stretch, but you can do it anywhere that allows you to press elbow and forearm against a vertical surface and then step forward, stretching your chest.

Published June 27, 2011

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Laney Davis, 8 (right), and her cousin Rory Davis, 11 (center), both of Jacksonville, pet a possum held by Tony Bello, a zoo docent, Saturday during Coleman Dairy Dollar Day at the Little Rock Zoo.

Published June 27, 2011

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In this Thursday, June 2, 2011 Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, left, holds a crutch as he welcomes Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, not in picture, at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela. Venezuela's foreign minister Nicolas Maduro, right, said Friday Chavez has undergone surgery in Cuba for a pelvic abscess and that the procedure was "immediate" in nature but that Chavez is in good health.

Published June 27, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - 6/2/11 - Members of LeadAR class 15 participate in ExCEL, a University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture experiential-based training and development program. Matt Stone of Camden ponders the situation and the heat at an ExCEL exercise.

Published June 27, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - 6/2/11 - Members of LeadAR class 15 participate in ExCEL, a University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture experiential-based training and development program. Team member Erin Lorenzen (last on right) and others, from left, Bobbie Ficklin of LIttle Rock, Sarah Patterson of Fort Smith, Justin Smith of Springdale and Katie Teague of Fayetteville.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - 6/2/11 - Members of LeadAR class 15 participate in ExCEL, a University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture experiential-based training and development program. Lyn Haralson (CQ) of Conway hangs on to James Marshall (left) of Maumelle during a team-building exercise.

Published June 27, 2011

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A menu board shows lunch for children Sunday afternoon at the Greater Christ Temple Pentecostal Church on W. 12th St. in Little Rock. The church participates in the state’s summer food program.

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Teammates unite to conquer a 12-foot wall on the ExCEL course at the C.A. Vines Arkansas 4-H Center in Ferndale. First they hoisted a man strong enough to pull himself over, then he reached back to help the rest. Every single one, twentysomethings to grandparents, made it over.

Published June 27, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - 6/2/11 - Members of LeadAR class 15 participate in ExCEL, a University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture experiential-based training and development program. The class sits together in the heat before another exercise begins.

Published June 27, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - 6/2/11 - Members of LeadAR class 15 participate in ExCEL, a University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture experiential-based training and development program. Instructor J.J. Pitman makes a point before starting an exercise as LeadAR class member Gaye Odom (tight) looks on.

Published June 27, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - 6/2/11 - Members of LeadAR class 15 participate in ExCEL, a University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture experiential-based training and development program. Instructor J.J. Pitman makes a point before starting an exercise.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - 6/2/11 - Members of LeadAR class 15 participate in ExCEL, a University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture experiential-based training and development program. Rick Beck of Center Ridge (right) and James Marshall of Maumelle offer advice during a team-building exercise.

Published June 27, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 6/26/11 Matthew Short slices up bologna while preparing for Monday's lunch rush of children on Sunday afternoon at the Greater Christ Temple Pentecostal Church on W. 12th St., in Little Rock on Sunday. The church participates in the state's summer food program which serves lunch to nearly 100 children ages one to 18, six days a week.

Published June 27, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 6/26/11 Debbie Jordan gives a hug to Rev. Benny Johnson during a appreciation ceremony in honor of Johnsons 20 years of work with the Stop The Violence Movement held at The Church of the Living God in Little Rock on Sunday afternoon.

Published June 27, 2011

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A Palestinian worker cuts barbed wire as he removes an old part of a section of Israel’s separation barrier between the outskirts of the West Bank village of Bilin, near Ramallah, and the Jewish settlement of Modiin Illit on Sunday.

Published June 27, 2011

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Kajsa Westman (second from right) of Stockholm and Victor Ng of Seattle tie balloons to a banner in preparation for the annual gay pride parade Sunday in New York City.

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Anti-government protesters demand the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Taiz, Yemen, on Sunday.

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A sparrow stands on a solar panel for a streetlight last week in Baoding in northern China’s Hebei province.

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Jorge Quelopana, an assembler at Equipois Inc., works on a G4 arm earlier this month at the company’s Los Angeles headquarters.

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The Air Force Thunderbirds squadron uses a biofuel blend during a performance at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland in May.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 6/9/11 D.C. and Mary Rowlett stand outside the Vilonia apartment that they live in now after a tornado last month destroyed their mobile home in nearby Black Oak.

Published June 27, 2011

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Harriet Farley of Pulaski County, Beth Roland of Perry County, Charlotte Davis of Logan County, First Lady Ginger Beebe of White County and Lenore Shoults of Stone County

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 6/2/06 State Parole Board Chairman Leroy Brownlee (right) with Dickey Johnson (left), investigator with Community Corrections, and Michael Crump, with Governor Mike Huckabee's office, enters Friday Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza's court before the start of the Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, which is seeking the release of information on the resignation of vice-chairman Lary Zeno from the board.

Published June 27, 2011

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Camelina, a plant that's a relative of mustard, is one of a number of sources for potential jet biofuel. Sustainable Oils, based in Montana and Washington state, used camelina to make a test batch used in the 50-50 blend of biofuel and conventional fuel that the Air Force used for two F-16s in a recent Thunderbirsd aerial show. (MCT)

Published June 27, 2011

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Jonathan Chalifoux, 23, of Germanville, Quebec, with the Canadian army’s 1st Battalion, 22nd Royal Regiment, takes cover as a controlled detonation goes off in the background during an operation Sunday in the Panjwaii district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

Published June 27, 2011

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Christie Rampone first made her debut with the U.S. National team 14 years ago and is the last player left on the roster from the 1999 World Cup champions.

Published June 27, 2011

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Roger Federer is trying to secure his seventh Wimbledon singles title but will face stiff competition, all of the top four Men’s seeds are still in the tournament entering today’s fourth round.

Published June 27, 2011

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A ditch runs through a vacant lot on the corner of Beechwood and Club Rd. in Little Rock. The city wants to turn the corner lot into a terraced greenspace, replacing an open ditch where a creek runs through with boulders and smoother inclines. The lot used to have a house on it but the culvert collapsed in 2009 during heavy rain and firefighters had to rescue homeowner.

Published June 27, 2011

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Pakistani police officers examine the damaged vehicles, a day after Taliban militants attacked at a police station, Sunday, June 26, 2011 in Kolachi near Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan. The Pakistani Taliban say they used a female suicide bomber for the first time in an attack on the police station in northwestern Pakistan.

Published June 27, 2011

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An old metal plowable pavement markers sitt in the Road along South Thompson in Springdale.

Published June 27, 2011

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A pair of butterflies share a daisy for lunch Sunday afternoon in the Jones Center flower gardens in Springdale.

Published June 27, 2011

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Yani Tseng, of Taiwan, acknowledges the crowd after making birdie on the third hole during the final round of the Wegmans LPGA Championship golf tournament in Pittsford, N.Y., Sunday, June 26, 2011.

Published June 27, 2011

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Stacy Lewis lines up her putt on the first green during the final round of the Wegmans LPGA Championship golf tournament in Pittsford, N.Y., Sunday, June 26, 2011.

Published June 27, 2011

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Frederik Jacobson, of Sweden, chips to the 17th green on the way to winning the Travelers Championship golf tournament in Cromwell, Conn., on Sunday, June 26, 2011. Jacobson's 20-under par victory was his first on the PGA tour.

Published June 27, 2011

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FILE - In this March 2011, file photo, Canterbury's Austin Hatch shoots during the IHSSA high school regional basketball tournament against Morgan Township at Triton High School. Hatch remains in critical condition after a single-engine plane, flown by his father Dr. Stephen Hatch, crashed into the garage on a residential street just north of the Charlevoix Municipal Airport in Michigan on Friday. Both Austin's father and step mother were killed in the crash, leaving Austin in a coma. NEWS-SENTINEL OUT

Published June 27, 2011

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Floodwaters from the Souris River surround a home and truck in the Oak Park neighborhood of Minot, N.D., on Sunday.

Published June 27, 2011

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Florida baseball coach Kevin O'Sullivan, left, and South Carolina coach Ray Tanner participate in a news conference at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., Sunday, June 26, 2011, ahead of the NCAA College World Series best-of-three finals which are scheduled to start today.

Published June 27, 2011

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France's Marie-Laure Delie, 2nd left, scores the opening goal during the group A match between Nigeria and France at the Women���s Soccer World Cup in Sinsheim, Germany, Sunday, June 26, 2011.

Published June 27, 2011

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In this Saturday, June 25, 2011 photo, the wreckage of a plane crash is seen in Charlevoix, Mich. The single-engine plane that took off from eastern Indiana crashed into a garage in a neighborhood near a northwestern Michigan airport, leaving two people dead and another person injured, federal officials said. Two people were on board the plane that crashed nose-first into the garage along a residential street about 8 p.m. just north of Charlevoix Municipal Airport, said Federal Aviation spokesman Ronald Herwig. FAA spokeswoman Elizabeth Isham Cory said Charlevoix reported that two people were killed and third person on the ground was seriously injured.

Published June 27, 2011

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Riot policemen keep Vietnamese protesters at bay as they march near the Chinese Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam on Sunday, June 26, 2011. Vietnamese protesters marched through the capital's streets for a fourth straight week, calling for China to stop entering Vietnamese waters in the South China Sea as tensions between the neighbors continue to flare. (AP Photo)

Published June 27, 2011

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Zimbabwe's minister of state in the Prime Minister's office Jameson Timba, right, leaves the High Court with unidentified individuals, in Harare, Sunday, June, 26, 2011. A Zimbabwe court on Sunday freed a minister in the prime minister's party who was arrested after he allegedly called President Robert Mugabe a liar. Jameson Timba, a minister of state in Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's office, was detained Friday. The special hearing Sunday of the Harare High Court ordered Timba's release, but police held him two more hours after the hearing. Judge Joseph Musakwa ruled that the police had "no justification" for his arrest.

Published June 27, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BRYAN HENDRICKS Pool winners of the Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza were, from left, Cameron Harp, Jason DeBlock, Patrick Chapman, Martin Arnold and Eric Green. Chapman won $50,000 for catching the biggest bass of the tournament. The others won $10,000 each for catching the biggest bass in their respective pools.

Published June 27, 2011

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U.S. Geological Survey's Jan Heavener (right), hydrologic technician, and Jaysson Funkhouser, chief, hydrologic surveillance and analysis program, during the testing of water in Cypress Creek in Conway County on June 23.

Published June 27, 2011

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A figure of a worker, part of the Monument to Labor statue by Matthew Placzek, juts out of the rising waters of the Missouri River at Omaha's Lewis & Clark Landing in Omaha, Neb., Sunday, June 26, 2011. The river, which is expected to rise as much as 5 to 7 feet (1.5 to 2.1 meters) above flood stage in much of Nebraska and Iowa and as much as 10 feet (3 meters) over flood stage in parts of Missouri is currently at 34.99 ft. in Omaha.

Published June 27, 2011

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South Carolina's Evan Marzilli (31) is congratuated by teammate Christian Walker (13) against Connecticut at the NCAA Div. I college baseball super regionals at Carolina Stadium, Saturday, June 11, 2011, in Columbia, S.C.

Published June 27, 2011

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Former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre reacts to applause during Old Timers' Day ceremonies on Sunday, June 26, 2011, at Yankee Stadium in New York.

Published June 27, 2011

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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2010, file photo, Washington Nationals' Davey Johnson poses in his baseball uniform in Viera, Fla. Johnson was announced as the manager of the Nationals on Sunday, June 26, 2011, three days after Jim Riggleman resigned.

Published June 27, 2011

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Spain's Alberto Contador lifts the trophy after winning the 94th edition of the Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race, in Milan, Sunday, May 29, 2011. Contador secured his second Giro d'Italia title with a comfortable third-place finish in the final stage, beating his closest rival for the pink jersey by more than six minutes. In background is Milan's Duomo cathedral.

Published June 27, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 6/26/11 A menu board shows the lunch meal for children on Sunday afternoon at the Greater Christ Temple Pentecostal Church on W. 12th St., in Little Rock on Sunday. The church participates in the state's summer food program which serves lunch to nearly 100 children ages one to 18, six days a week.

Published June 27, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 6/26/11 Angie Bradshaw, from Gurdon, looks over "A Bucket List on Main" in downtown Little Rock on Sunday afternoon. "A Bucket List on Main" is a list of some of the things people want to do before they die. Bradshaw was in town were in town visiting her mother with her husband Kenny and they stopped to read the wall.

Published June 27, 2011

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Top-ranked Yani Tseng of Taiwan closed with a 6-under 66 Sunday to finish with a 19-under-par 269 at Locust Hill Country Club, matching the LPGA record low score at a major and winning $375,000 at the LPGA Championship in Pittsford, N.Y.

Published June 27, 2011

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Pool winners of the Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza, from left to right, Cameron Harp, Jason DeBlock, Patrick Chapman, Martin Arnold and Eric Green. Chapman won $50,000 for catching the biggest bass of the tournament. The others won $10,000 each for catching the biggest bass in their respective pools.

Published June 27, 2011

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Kurt Busch led a race-high 76 laps Sunday as he earned his first road-course victory and his first victory of the season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif.

Published June 27, 2011

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Ricardo Grosso, of Denver, leaves the battlefield a battered warrior after taking part in the Copper Mountain Tomato Battle at the Colorado Ski Resort, Saturday, June 25, 2011, in Copper Mountain, Colo. Nearly 2,000 people engaged in tossing almost 300,000 pounds of over-ripe tomatoes in a battle that went on for approximately 45-minutes.

Published June 27, 2011

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signs his first budget in front of supporters gathered at Fox Valley Metal Tech in Ashwaubenon, Wis., on Sunday, June 26, 2011.

Published June 27, 2011

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Frederik Jacobson, of Sweden, celebrates with his trophy after winning the Travelers Championship golf tournament in Cromwell, Conn., on Sunday, June 26, 2011. Jacobson's 20-under par victory was his first on the PGA tour.

Published June 27, 2011

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Germany's Babett Peter, back, and Canada's Melissa Tancredi challenge for the ball during the group A match between Germany and Canada at the Women���s Soccer World Cup in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, June 26, 2011.

Published June 27, 2011

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Florida pitcher Hudson Randall works against Texas in the first inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 18, 2011.

Published June 27, 2011

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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2010, file photo, Washington Nationals' Davey Johnson poses in his baseball uniform in Viera, Fla. Johnson was announced as the manager of the Nationals on Sunday, June 26, 2011, three days after Jim Riggleman resigned.

Published June 27, 2011

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Kurt Busch, right, leads Tony Stewart through Turn 11 during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race Sunday, June 26, 2011, at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif. Busch won the race.

Published June 27, 2011

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A couple of old metal plowable pavement markers sit at the corner of East Randall Wobbe Lane and North Thompson Street in Springdale.

Published June 27, 2011

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Jan Heavener, a hydrologic technician with the U.S. Geological Survey, pours a sample of water into a container held by Jaysson Funkhouser, chief of the hydrologic surveillance and analysis program, during the testing of water Thursday in Cypress Creek in Conway County.

Published June 27, 2011

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This Dec. 7, 2009, file photo shows former St. Louis Cardinals manager Whitey Herzog listening to his introduction at a news conference to announce his selection to the Baseball Hall of Fame, in St. Louis.

Published June 27, 2011

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Mona Peach’s old barbershop was destroyed in an April 25 tornado in Vilonia but has been replaced with a new building.

Published June 27, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 6/21/11 Jim Depriest demonstrates the PIR Chest Stretch.

Published June 27, 2011

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FILE - Daniel Craig arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala, in this May 3, 2010 file photo taken in New York. Robin Baun of Slate PR, which represents Craig, said Saturday June 25, 2011 that the actor and Weisz have married.

Published June 27, 2011

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FILE - British actress Rachel Weisz arrives for the screening of the film 'Agora' during the 62nd International film festival in Cannes, southern France, in this May 17, 2009 file photo. Robin Baun of Slate PR, which represents Daniel Craig, said Saturday June 25, 2011 that the actor and Weisz have married.

Published June 27, 2011

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R&B singer Chris Brown arrives for a hearing at Los Angeles County Superior Court in Los Angeles, Friday, Jan. 28, 2011.

Published June 27, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - 6/24/11 - Demonstration of outdoor exercise.

Published June 27, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 6/21/11 Jim Depriest demonstrates the PIR Chest Stretch.

Published June 27, 2011

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FILE - In this May 31, 2010 file photo the Mavi Marmara ship, the lead boat of a flotilla headed to the Gaza Strip which was stormed by Israeli naval commandos in a predawn confrontation, sails into the port of Ashdod, Israel. Israel on Sunday, June 26, 2011, threatened to ban international journalists for up to a decade from the country if they join a flotilla planning to breach the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip.

Published June 26, 2011

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In this photo taken on a government-organized tour, Libyan women salute during a graduation ceremony after a weapons training course in Tripoli, Libya, Sunday, June 26, 2011. Government spokesman Moussa Ibrahim said Libyan officials gave out 1.2 million weapons and were training people all around territories under Moammar Gadhafi's control as "a challenge for rebels".

Published June 26, 2011

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John Deering Editorial Cartoon 6/26/11

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A man and boy look at the Souris River flood waters in the Minot, N.D., neighborhood of Oak Park Saturday, June 25, 2011. The Souris River neared its crest Saturday in Minot, where city officials hoped to ride out the high water without losing more than the thousands of homes already damaged by flooding. The river had been expected to peak Saturday evening at some 8½ feet above major flood stage, but it appeared to be leveling off hours earlier as it approached 6½ feet over that mark.

Published June 26, 2011

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The wreckage of a plane crash is seen on Saturday, June 25, 2011 in Charlevoix, Mich. The single-engine plane that took off from eastern Indiana crashed into a garage in a neighborhood near a northwestern Michigan airport, leaving two people dead and another person injured, federal officials said. Two people were on board the plane that crashed nose-first into the garage along a residential street about 8 p.m. just north of Charlevoix Municipal Airport, said Federal Aviation spokesman Ronald Herwig. FAA spokeswoman Elizabeth Isham Cory said Charlevoix reported that two people were killed and third person on the ground was seriously injured.

Published June 26, 2011

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Emergency crews work around two cars at the site of a collision between an Amtrak westbound train and a truck on U.S. 95 about 4 miles south of Interstate 80 on Friday, June 24, 2011, 70 miles east of Reno, Nev. The truck driver and one person on the train were killed said Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Dan Lopez. An unknown number of other people on the train were injured and were being taken by ambulances to the hospital.

Published June 26, 2011

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Tim Acosta with Creative Outdoor Advertising of America stands in the spot on Roosevelt Road Friday morning where the company used to have a bus stop bench with advertising. Because of a new state law, advertising in safety recovery areas along state highways is now prohibited.

Published June 26, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 2/24/11 State Rep. Jim Nickels, sponsor of HB1013, allowing state licensing boards to take action against contractors knowingly employing undocumented workers, presents his bill Thursday in the Senate Committee on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs.

Published June 26, 2011

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Turkish soldiers walk inside Cilvegozu customs gate as a group of the representatives of Syrian regime, including lawmakers, were waiting to get into Turkey to visit the Syrian refugee camps, near the Turkish town of Reyhanli in Hatay province, Turkey, Saturday, June 25, 2011. The group returned to Syria after waiting three hours at the customs, without visiting the refugees.

Published June 26, 2011

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An Emperor penguin which came ashore at Pekapeka beach is treated by vet staff at a zoo in Wellington, New Zealand, Friday, June 24, 2011. Fears over the health of the young Emperor penguin have prompted officials to move it to the local zoo. NEW ZEALAND OUT

Published June 26, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 6/16/11 Troy Mornoski of Waters Welding in Ward, Ark., welds the seats in a storm shelter. The company fabricates the shelters for Jim Garner, owner of Cozy Caverns storm shelters.

Published June 26, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 9/23/10 Steve Womack, Congressional candidate in the 3rd District.

Published June 26, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 2/11/09 State Sen. Larry Teague, D-Nashville, presenting Wednesday SB249, in a Special Order of Business, that would amend the minimum requirements for the reorganization of small school districts, in the Senate Committee on Education.

Published June 26, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 2/21/11 State Sen. Bill Sample, R-Hot Springs, takes questions Monday on his bill, SB275, that gives sales tax breaks to manufactures on natural gas and electricity use, in the Senate Committee on Revenue and Taxation.

Published June 26, 2011

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Erik Anderson, an evacuated resident of Minot, N.D., plays a Bach composition on his cello Saturday beside the flooded parking lot of Longfellow Elementary School in Minot.

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Members of the ultraconservative Salafi brand of Islam distribute cooking gas for reduced prices through a popular committee in the Cairo neighborhood of Talbiya on Friday, June 10, 2011. Islamist charity work provides religious groups with a direct conduit to everyday Egyptians. Critics accuse Islamists of using such community service to win voters.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 1/3/11 Sen. Mark Pryor talks to reporters before speaking Tuesday to the Little Rock Rotary Club.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 6/20/11 Bobby Lester, interim superintendent for the Pulaski County Special School District and answers questions following an announcement made by state department of education that is was removing its current superintendent and dissolving the school board on Monday afternoon. Lester came out of retirement after 34 years in the PCSSD including 15 years as its superintendent.

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Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., accompanied by his wife Cathy, takes the Senate oath during a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011.

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(left to right) Dawn Kuth, 10 from Clayton, North Carolina, Kayden Schein, 10 from Lowell, and Avery Pillaro, 9 from Lowell, hold on tight as they ride the Sizzler Saturday afternoon at the 35th annual Mudtown Days at Ward Nail Park in Lowell.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 9/5/07 Mildred Tatum, Pulaski County Special School District board member.

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Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao gets out of his car before meeting with Hungarian President Pal Schmitt, not seen, in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, June 25, 2011. Wen is on a two-day long official visit in Budapest to sign several trade agreement with top Hungarian politicians.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JEFF MITCHELL -- 11-02-10 -- Congressman-elect Tim Griffin speaks to supporters at his watch party in downtown Little Rock, November 2, 2010.

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Revelers celebrate late Friday in front of the Stonewall Inn in Manhattan after the passage of New York’s same-sex marriage bill.

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An Afghan woman injured in a suicide-bombing attack Saturday covers herself at a hospital in Garduz in Paktia province.

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Volunteers (left to right) Tracey House, Kelsey Taylor, Samantha Leflaf and Lisa Lightbody help clean up the tornado debris in Denning, Arkansas as they join other volunteers with the "Helpin' like a Hog" group organized by the Arkansas Alumni Association to help the residents of Denning and surrounding areas to continue the cleanup efforts around the area.

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11/30/10 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Pulaski County Special School District Superintendent Dr. Charles Hopson speaks during an emergency board meeting Tuesday night.

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Competitors from around the world compete in the American Taekwondo Association World Championships being held this weekend at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. The event is Little Rock's largest annual convention bringing in over 20,000 visitors to central Arkansas.

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U.S. Congressman Mike Ross, D-Arkansas, speaks during the Southwest Arkansas Community College Consortium Conference at the El Dorado Conference Center in El Dorado, Ark. on Friday, March 4, 2011.

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Arkansas 1st Congressional District winner Rick Crawford thanks supporters shortly after becoming the first Republican to win the seat in 100 years during his victory party held at the Jonesboro Hilton Garden Inn Tuesday.

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Honoree Gov. Mike Beebe with event chairmen Vicki Saviers and Mary Ann Greenwood

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Reed Sorenson stands on his car after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series auto race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., Saturday, June, 25, 2011.

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Marco Andretti celebrates in victory lane after winning the IndyCar Series' Iowa Corn Indy 250 auto race on Saturday, June 25, 2011, at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa.

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NASCAR driver Joey Logano races during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Toyota Save Mart 350 auto race Saturday, June 25, 2011, at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif. Logano will be in the pole position for tomorrow's race.

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South Carolina players celebrate their 3-2 13-inning victory over top-seeded Virginia in the College World Series on Friday in Omaha, Neb. The Gamecocks meet Florida in the championship series.

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Turkish soldiers patrol Saturday in a customs area near Reyhanli as Syrian officials wait to enter Turkey to visit Syrians in refugee camps.

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A Libyan woman in Benghazi looks Saturday at portraits of people killed or who have disappeared during the rule of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.

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Marco Andretti crosses the finish line to win the IndyCar Series' Iowa Corn Indy 250 auto race on Saturday, June 25, 2011, at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa.

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Morgan Pressel lines up her putt on the first green during the third round of the Wegmans LPGA Championship golf tournament in Pittsford, N.Y., Saturday, June 25, 2011.

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Bryce Molder reacts after sinking a birdie putt on the 17th hole during the third round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament in Cromwell, Conn., on Saturday, June 25, 2011. Molder finished the round in second place at 15-under par.

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Allyson Felix, left, looks over at Francena McCorory, right, after Felix won the women's 400 meters during the U.S. track and field championships, Saturday, June 25, 2011, in Eugene, Ore. At center is Debbie Dunn.

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Cleveland Indians' Shin-Soo Choo of Korea wipes his face in the dugout during a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics Wednesday, May 4, 2011, in Oakland, Calif.

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Cleveland Indians' Shin-Soo Choo, from South Korea, hits a bases loaded, two-run RBI single against the Colorado Rockies in the fifth inning of a baseball game Monday, June 20, 2011, in Cleveland.

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Mardy Fish is the only player from the United States left in the Wimbledon men’s draw. Fish advanced to the fourth round Saturday when his opponent Robin Haase retired from the match with an injury.

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Tracey House (from left), Kelsey Taylor, Samantha Leflar and Lisa Lightbody along with volunteers from the Helpin’ Like a Hog group — organized by the Arkansas Alumni Association — pick up tornado debris in the Denning community.

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Boston tourist Tiffany Jones takes a photo Friday of the apartment building in Santa Monica, Calif., where fugitive crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger and his longtime companion Catherine Greig were arrested.

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Serena Williams, left, of the US is congratulated by Russia's Maria Kirilenko after their match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Saturday, June 25, 2011.

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Serena Williams, left, of the US is congratulated by Russia's Maria Kirilenko after their match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Saturday, June 25, 2011.

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Serena Williams of the US reacts after a point during the match against Russia's Maria Kirilenko at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Saturday, June 25, 2011.

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Mexico's Pablo Barrera, left, and Giovani Dos Santos celebrate after Barrera scored against United States during the second half of the CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer final game at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., Saturday, June 25, 2011.

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Mardy Fish of the US returns a shot to Robin Haase of the Netherlands during their match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Saturday, June 25, 2011.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer waves to the crowd after winning his second round match against France's Adrian Mannarino at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Thursday, June 23, 2011.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer waves to the crowd after winning his second round match against France's Adrian Mannarino at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Thursday, June 23, 2011.

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United States' Landon Donovan, center, is congratulated by Carlos Bocanegra, left, and Alejandro Bedoya after Donovan scored against Mexico during the first half of the CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer final at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., Saturday, June 25, 2011.

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United States' Michael Bradley celebrates his goal during the first half of the CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer final against Mexico, Saturday, June 25, 2011, in Pasadena, Calif.

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(left to right) Dawn Kuth, 10 from Clayton, North Carolina, Kayden Schein, 10 from Lowell, and Avery Pillaro, 9 from Lowell, hold on tight as they ride the Sizzler Saturday afternoon at the 35th annual Mudtown Days at Ward Nail Park in Lowell.

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WBA super middleweight world boxing champion Felix Sturm of Germany celebrates his victory after his title bout against Matthew Macklin of Britain in Cologne, Germany, Saturday, June 25, 2011. Sturm won the fight by split decision.

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Jack McKeon gestures as he watches batting practice before an interleague baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Monday, June 20, 2011 in Miami. Nearly six years after McKeon retired as the Florida Marlins' manager, he returned to his old job on an interim basis and will lead the team for the rest of the season. The Marlins are expected to hire another manager after this season before they move into their new ballpark next April.

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NASCAR driver Joey Logano, right, speaks with a mechanic prior to practice for Sunday's NASCAR Toyota Save Mart 350 auto race Saturday, June 25, 2011, at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif. Logano will be in the pole position for tomorrow's race.

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This undated file photo provided by CNN shows Nick Charles. Charles, the former taxi driver who became CNN's first sports anchor and served in that role for nearly two decades, died Saturday, June 25, 2011, after a two-year struggle with bladder cancer. He was 64.

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Wayne Huynh, from Wilmington, MA, practices in the hallway of the Statehouse Convention Center before competing in the age 15-17 2nd and 3rd degree blackbelt division of the American Taekwondo Association World Championships being held this weekend in Little Rock.

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NASCAR drive Jeff Gordon. rests Friday, July 14, 2006, as his car is worked on during practice at New Hampshire International Speedway in Loudon, N.H. Gordon will race in Sunday's Lenox Industrial Tools 300.

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Yani Tseng waves to the crowd while walking up th the fourth green during the third round of the Wegmans LPGA Championship golf tournament in Pittsford, N.Y., Saturday, June 25, 2011.

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Central Illinois farmer John Lyons unloads a truck full of harvested corn at the Farmers Elevator Co. in Auburn, Ill., in this file photo.

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Jim Garner, owner of Cozy Caverns storm shelters, started building storm shelters after a tornado went over his house in 1999.

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Tim Acosta with Creative Outdoor Advertising of America stands in the spot on Roosevelt Road Friday morning where the company used to have a bus stop bench with advertising. Because of a new state law, advertising in safety recovery areas along state highways is now prohibited.

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Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao arrives Saturday for his meeting in Budapest with Hungarian President Pal Schmitt.

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U.S. Geological Survey's Jan Heavener, hydrologic technician, collects a sample of water to be poured into a container held by Jaysson Funkhouser, chief, hydrologic surveillance and analysis program, during the testing of water in Cypress Creek in Conway County on June 23.

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The Southern Tenant Farmers Museum in Tyronza has a mural depicting the cotton harvest.

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A Pakistani police commando keeps position behind a wall as smoke erupting from a police station following an explosion as militants attack the post, in Kolachi near Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan, on Saturday, June 25, 2011. Militants attacked the police station in northwest Pakistan, fighting gun battles before blowing themselves up during a five-hour standoff that killed at least 10 officers, authorities said.

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A man and boy look at the Souris River flood waters in the Minot, N.D., neighborhood of Oak Park Saturday, June 25, 2011. The Souris River neared its crest Saturday in Minot, where city officials hoped to ride out the high water without losing more than the thousands of homes already damaged by flooding. The river had been expected to peak Saturday evening at some 8�� feet above major flood stage, but it appeared to be leveling off hours earlier as it approached 6�� feet over that mark.

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11/30/10 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Pulaski County Special School District Superintendent Dr. Charles Hopson speaks during an emergency board meeting Tuesday night.

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Tevin Mitchel, son of former Oklahoma and Pine Bluff High School quarterback Eric Mitchel, only began playing football when he moved to Mansfield, Texas, to live with his father during high school. He was recruited to Arkansas as one of the country’s top cornerbacks.

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Ciudad Real’s Central Airport has one of Europe’s longest runways but is a quiet place.

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Veterinary workers at the Wellington Zoo in New Zealand perform a procedure Friday on the lost emperor penguin many are calling Happy Feet.

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Scientists say the Camarasaurus this tooth came from had a body temperature of about 98.3 degrees.

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In this photo released by the official website of the Iranian supreme leader's office, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, right, and Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, talk, during a meeting in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, June 25, 2011. A portrait of the late Iranian revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini hangs on the wall. EDITORIAL USE ONLY, NO SALES

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U.S. Sen. John McCain, listens to an Egyptian man, during his visit with a group of American industrialists to the Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday,June 25, 2011. During his visit McCain talked about US commitment to the region, saying "We want to assure the Egyptian people that America is ready to invest in jobs, opportunity, and we continue to support their efforts for democracy and freedom".

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Jason Easter with the University of Arkansas Labor shop works on moving boxes from Vol Walker Hall on the University of Arkansas campus Wednesday morning as crews move the offices to their new temperary location on the 7th floor of the E.J. Ball building in Fayetteville.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 6/16/11 Kathy Webb has a safe room lined with kevlar in the basement of her Little Rock home.

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In this comic book cover image released by IDW Publishing, "Code Word: Geronimo" written by retired U.S. Marine Capt. Dale Dye and his wife, Julia Dye is shown. The 88-page hardcover takes a calculated look at the mission that is free from politics, a move the authors said was aimed at keeping the focus on those who planned, conducted the raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout.

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Northwest Arkansas Naturals vs Springfield Cardinals Naturals starting pitcher Buddy Baumann delivers a pitch against Springfield during the first inning on Thursday, June 16, 2011, at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.

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Serena Williams of the US serves a ball to Russia's Maria Kirilenko during their match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Saturday, June 25, 2011.

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United States' Abby Wambach, center, shoots past teammate Hope Solo, right, during a training session of the US team ahead of the Women��s Soccer World Cup in Dresden, Germany, Saturday, June 25, 2011.

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In this photo taken Sept. 2007, central Illinois farmer John Lyons unloads a truck full of harvested corn at the Farmers Elevator Company in Auburn, Ill. While a Senate vote to end a tax credit that's helped build the ethanol industry in the United States signals that the subsidy's days may be numbered, corn farmers and ethanol makers hope they can convince Congress to compromise and agree to preserve but reduce subsidies. But agricultural economists say the ethanol industry has grown up over the last few years and doesn't need the help, and they doubt farmers or their customers in the ethanol industry would be hurt much if the subsidy dies.

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Mallori Wardlaw Berry

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In this photo taken July 2009, a tanker truck loaded up with ethanol prepares to leave the Archer Daniels Midland Company plant in Decatur, Ill. While a Senate vote to end a tax credit that's helped build the ethanol industry in the United States signals that the subsidy's days may be numbered, corn farmers and ethanol makers hope they can convince Congress to compromise and agree to preserve but reduce subsidies. But agricultural economists say the ethanol industry has grown up over the last few years and doesn't need the help, and they doubt farmers or their customers in the ethanol industry would be hurt much if the subsidy dies.

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Sandy Richard biz people

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Robin Powell biz people

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Leslie Gober

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Lynnette Watts and Beatrice Biira cq of New York

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Gene and Louise Beavers

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Donald R. and Ann Walker

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Dan Owens and David Pryor Summer 1981

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In this photo taken June 16, 2011 Tanya Russell, a 40-year-old mail carrier, holds up her Chicago style hot dog she bought at Fast Track, a downtown hot dog stand, during her lunch break in Chicago. Chicago hot dog maker Vienna Beef is arguing in a lawsuit that Red Hot Chicago, which is owned by the grandson of one of Vienna's founders, is either lying to customers that it's using its secret 118-year-old secret recipe or somehow gotten its hands on it.

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Geologist Marilyn Huff catalogs core samples taken in drilling samples near Elk Creek, Nebraska.

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In this Wednesday, June 15, 2011 photo, Wild Turkey workers Steve Crossfield, left, and Ronald Harvey monitor the computerized processing of bourbon in the new control room of the facility in Lawrenceburg, Ky. Officials say Kentucky bourbon distilleries have spent millions to expand their operations, moves aimed at quenching an increasing worldwide thirst for the state's signature liquor.

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Pat Matthews paints during the reception

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Becky Jones, Linda Jackson and Ryan Kelley

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Dot Mecum and Andrew Elliott

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Erin Jacks and Natalie Jordan

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Roger Isbell with Kelly Phillips, board president

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Donala Jordan, founder of the Creative Expressions Program, with Ariston Jacks, the program��s Art Coordinator

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Tom Calhoun, Marcia Zamora, Diane McConnell, Linda Vanblaricom, Kaye Lundgren, Jeanie Calhoun and Neil Kelley

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Ted and Joyce Boswell with their son Kyle

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Tjuana Byrd andTroy Price

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Randy Herlocker, Janell Mason and Pete Yuan

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Sheila Bell of Van Buren with Dawnd Vandiver of Little Rock

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS George and Sharon Penick with Sammye Johnston

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Pat and Jim Mclelland with Bill Catewood and Mary Jane Rebick

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Nikki and Larry Lawson with Sharon Ursery

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Lu Smith and event chairman Alison Yamauchi

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Joy Crain, mother of the bridegroom, and her husband, Larry Crain Jr.

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Brothers of the bride, Chase and Drew Rackley, with their father, David Rackley

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Parents of the bride, Dianne and Steve Shean and sister of the bride, Desray Peterson, all of Cape Town, South Africa

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Tom Calhoun, Marcia Zamora, Diane McConnell, Linda Vanblaricom, Kaye Lundgren, Jeanie Calhoun and Neil Kelley

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Dot Mecum and Andrew Elliott

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Erin Jacks and Natalie Jordan

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Donala Jordan, founder of the Creative Expressions Program, with Ariston Jacks, the program��s Art Coordinator

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Ted and Joyce Boswell with their son Kyle

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11/2/05 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Bill and Julie Moore, of Detroit, Mich., paddle their conoe through the Robe Bayou inside the Dagmar Wildlife Management Area west of Brinkley Wednesday afternoon. Both were on a field tour being during a special symposium on the Ivory-billed woodpecker in Brinkley.

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Dmitri Hvorostovsky as Eugene Onegin and Ren��e Fleming as Tatiana in Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin." Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera Eugene Onegin

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Caitlin Hudson Montgomery

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Violinist Caroline Goulding solos Oct. 1 with the Fort Smith Symphony

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Katie Blume Pizan

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Alice and Burton Perry

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Dr. Danielle Bell Staggs

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TRUE BLOOD season 4: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer. photo: Art Streiber

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Courtesy of Arkansas State University Grade school class poses with mural of cotton picking at the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum in Tyronza.

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After mastering a few bargaining basics, any traveler can shop with confidence in Europe��s open-air markets. steves - markets

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This Tuesday, May 31, 2011 photo shows the Hotel Bristol in Paris. Spend a day, and a de rigeur night, here and you can walk hand-in-hand with Woody Allen through the City of Light he portrays in "Midnight in Paris," his sweet and zany Valentine to the French capital. In an instant anyone can amble down the 21st-century streets of this walking city. Paris with Woody Allen hotel travel

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This Tuesday, May 31, 2011 photo shows visitors in the garden of the Rodin museum in Paris. Spend a day, and a de rigeur night, here and you can walk hand-in-hand with Woody Allen through the City of Light he portrays in "Midnight in Paris," his sweet and zany Valentine to the French capital. In an instant anyone can amble down the 21st-century streets of this walking city. Paris with Woody Allen travel garden

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This Wednesday, June 1, 2011 photo shows the boutique of the Deyrolle taxidermist, located at the rue du Bac in Paris. Spend a day, and a de rigeur night, here and you can walk hand-in-hand with Woody Allen through the City of Light he portrays in "Midnight in Paris," his sweet and zany Valentine to the French capital. In an instant anyone can amble down the 21st-century streets of this walking city. Paris with Woody Allen travel deyrolle

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Hi Pro Volunteer Master Naturalist Bert Turner is chairman of the Arkansas Trails Council and instrumental in a number of other projects having to do with the creation and maintenance of hiking, biking, equestrian and other trails.

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Hi Pro Volunteer Master Naturalist Bert Turner is chairman of the Arkansas Trails Council and instrumental in a number of other projects having to do with the creation and maintenance of hiking, biking, equestrian and other trails.

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Phyllis Haynes, Executive Director of the Arkansas Food Bank, at their new facility on West 65th Street on May 25.

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Phyllis Haynes, Executive Director of the Arkansas Food Bank, at their new facility on West 65th Street on May 25.

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS India Cheairs and Diana Ashley

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Becky Jones, Linda Jackson and Ryan Kelley

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This Tuesday, May 31, 2011 photo shows a view of the Seine river through the Alexandre III bridge in Paris. Spend a day, and a de rigeur night, here and you can walk hand-in-hand with Woody Allen through the City of Light he portrays in "Midnight in Paris," his sweet and zany Valentine to the French capital. In an instant anyone can amble down the 21st-century streets of this walking city. Paris with Woody Allen travel

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Arkansas Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JACK SCHNEDLER The arduous nature of cotton picking is on display at the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum in Tyronza.

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The Southern Tenant Farmers Museum in Tyronza has a mural depicting the cotton harvest.

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In this June 28, 2010 photo, an adult male mummy from the Pre-Columbian Atacama Desert in present-day Chile is displayed at the new Mummies of the World exhibit at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. The 45 mummies and 95 artifacts in the show come from 15 museums in seven countries, said Marc Corwin, CEO of American Exhibitions Inc. The show opens Thursday at the California Science Center, then will go on a three-year tour across the country.

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Levon Helm Ramble at the Ryman

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Grascals Dance Till Your Stockings are Hot and Ravelin'

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JACK SCHNEDLER Display at the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum in Tyronza depicts a strike called in the mid-1930s.

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Claire Suzanne Jansen Yerton

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Danger Mouse Rome

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**CORRECTS TO REMOVE REFERENCE TO DETMOLD CHILD** In this June 28, 2010 photo, the mummified remains of Johannes Orlovitz, one of the Vac mummies, is displayed at the new Mummies of the World exhibit at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. The Orlovits family was with a group of mummies found in 1994 in a forgotten church crypt in Vac, Hungary. The mummy will be part of the "Mummies of the World" exhibit, which is being called the largest traveling exhibition of mummies ever assembled. The 45 mummies and 95 artifacts in the show come from 15 museums in seven countries, said Marc Corwin, CEO of American Exhibitions Inc. The show opens Thursday at the California Science Center, then will go on a three-year tour across the country.

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Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard of Ozz

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Ozzy Osbourne Diary of a Madman

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Maggie Smith Mason

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Kelly Habel Stillman

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Kayla Johnson Rogers

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Nicole Cosh Newby

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Lindsey Kristine Scholl Greenwald Photography by KES Weddings

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Ruth and Phil Hankins

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 6/17/11 Glen Gilbert (left) as the Doctor and Candyce Hinkle as Opal in a scene from Everybody Loves Opal at Murry's Dinner Playhouse.

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Nelda & John Antonetti

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Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bingham

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Max & Freida Koehler

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Jim and Mary Lynch

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Lindsey Rhoden Jumper

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Lauren Alexander Manatt

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Larry and Mary Kay James

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Kimbri Blevins Mask

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Kelli Shean Rackley

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Kathryn Smith Crymes

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Joy Crain, mother of the bridegroom, and her husband, Larry Crain Jr.

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Brothers of the bride, Chase and Drew Rackley, with their father, David Rackley

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Parents of the bride, Dianne and Steve Shean and sister of the bride, Desray Peterson, all of Cape Town, South Africa

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Carter Dredge biz people

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Flave and Ella Peters

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Ed and Bev Lukacs

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Larry and Jannett Crain

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Cruze Crane

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Shauna Taylor, Carrington Crain, AFton Jones, Rachael Jones and Tonya Olinger

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Tarika Ferrell Ingram

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Cenzington, Christian and Covington Crane

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Kelli and David Rackley

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Troy and Theresa Witcher

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Thurman and Violet Elliott

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --05-19-2011-- Ryan, left, and Eic Paulk, both of Bentonville, founded the Dig 4 Diabetes annual charity volleyball tournament. The brothers, both diagnosed with diabetes as adults, will also compete in this year's tournament.

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NaJo Creations by Natasha Rawls

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Tammy Stokes Gunn

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Sweet Honey

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --05-19-2011-- Ryan, left, and Eic Paulk, both of Bentonville, founded the Dig 4 Diabetes annual charity volleyball tournament. The brothers, both diagnosed with diabetes as adults, will also compete in this year's tournament.

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Diva Davanna, 10-year-old celebrity model, and featured Little Rock Fashion Week guest, takes a sassy stroll down the catwalk.

Published June 26, 2011

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Strange Fruit Vintage of Memphis

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Kris Katrosh, director of the David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History; shot on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, inside the center's office inside Mullins Library on the Fayetteville campus of the University of Arkansas for nwprofiles

Published June 26, 2011

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Kris Katrosh, director of the David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History; shot on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, inside the center's office inside Mullins Library on the Fayetteville campus of the University of Arkansas for nwprofiles

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Jo Luck with Heifer International executive director Pierre Ferrari

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Jay Chesshir with Pat and John Lile

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Kwacha Chisiza cq of Malawi, James Kasongo cq of Zambia and John Heloo cq of Ghana

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Strange Fruit Vintage of Memphis

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Sharon Priest with Johnson Nkuuhe cq of Uganda

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Liz Clouse with Heifer International board chairman Doug Smith

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Changxiu cq Fu of China, June Kim of New York and Kathleen Campanella of Baltimore

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Hi Pro Volunteer Master Naturalist Bert Turner is chairman of the Arkansas Trails Council and instrumental in a number of other projects having to do with the creation and maintenance of hiking, biking, equestrian and other trails.

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Hi Pro Volunteer Master Naturalist Bert Turner is chairman of the Arkansas Trails Council and instrumental in a number of other projects having to do with the creation and maintenance of hiking, biking, equestrian and other trails.

Published June 26, 2011

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Sam and Charlie Cole Chaffin with Gov. Mike Beebe

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Phyllis Haynes, Executive Director of the Arkansas Food Bank, at their new facility on West 65th Street on May 25.

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Phyllis Haynes, Executive Director of the Arkansas Food Bank, at their new facility on West 65th Street on May 25.

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS India Cheairs and Diana Ashley

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Cenzington, Christian and Covington Crane

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Kelli and David Rackley

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Troy and Theresa Witcher

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Thurman and Violet Elliott

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Cruze Crane

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Larry and Jannett Crain

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Shauna Taylor, Carrington Crain, AFton Jones, Rachael Jones and Tonya Olinger

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Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao, left, and his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban wait for the beginning of a sining ceremony in the Parliament building in Budapest Saturday, June 25, 2011.

Published June 25, 2011

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Pakistani police officer gather at the site of an explosion outside the office of International Committee of the Red Cross in Karachi, Pakistan on Saturday, June 25, 2011.

Published June 25, 2011

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Roger Harvell Editorial Cartoon 6/25/11

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Workers assemble a preproduction Chevrolet Sonic at a General Motors plant in Orion Township, Mich., in May. Durable-goods orders climbed more than forecast last month and orders for automobiles and auto parts rose 0.6 percent, the Commerce Department said Friday.

Published June 25, 2011

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Taiwan’s Yani Tseng (right) and playing partner Juli Inkster watch Tseng’s shot on the 15th hole during Friday’s second round at the LPGA Championship in Pittsford, N.Y. Tseng shot a 2-under-par 70 to take a one-stroke lead at 8-under 136.

Published June 25, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 6/24/11 Sophia Lingo, 10, rocks out on the bass guitar as Joey Fanstar sings, "All the Small Things," by Blink 182, during a concert in the Great Hall at Clinton Presidential Center on Friday. Lingo and other 4th, 5th and 6th graders took part in Rock 'n Roll Camp where they learned a medley of musical instruments and styles plus music history. The camp was taught by University of Central Arkansas music instructor Smokey Emerson.

Published June 25, 2011

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D. Price Marshall, Jr., United States District Judge Eastern District of Arkansas, during his Investiture at the Richard Sheppard Arnold United States Courthouse in Little Rock Friday.

Published June 25, 2011

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo reacts after same sex marriage was legalized after a vote in the Senate Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on Friday, June 24, 2011.

Published June 25, 2011

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ADG photo by Benjamin Krain: United States District Judge of the Eastern District of Arkansas Brian S. Miller, Helena,

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Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki prepares to serve to France's Virginie Razzano at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Friday, June 24, 2011.

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The icy surface of Saturn’s moon Enceladus was captured in this photo taken by the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft.

Published June 25, 2011

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United States' Clint Dempsey, center, is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal against Panama during the second half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal soccer match Wednesday, June 22, 2011, in Houston.

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Amateur Patrick Cantlay smiles after making a birdie on the 18th hole during the second round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament in Cromwell, Conn., on Friday, June 24, 2011. Cantlay shot a course-record 10-under 60, the lowest PGA Tour round ever by an amateur, to take a four-stroke lead Friday in the Travelers Championship.

Published June 25, 2011

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Bill Mosiello, manager for the Arkansas Travelers heads out on the field Friday evening at Dickey-Stephens Park. Friday was Mosiello's last game with the Travs. He took a job as assistant coach with the Tennessee Volunteers.

Published June 25, 2011

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TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 23: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees poses during Photo Day on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Published June 25, 2011

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Tyson Gay sprints past spectators during his preliminary heat of the 100-meter race during the U.S. track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Thursday, June, 23, 2011. Gay qualified for the semifinals.

Published June 25, 2011

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NHL top three draft choices Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, center, Gabriel Landeskog, right, and Jonathan Huberdeau pose after being drafted in the first round of the National Hockey League entry draft, Friday June, 24, 2011, in St. Paul, Minn.

Published June 25, 2011

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Yani Tseng, of Taiwain, looks on after missing a putt on the 11th green during the second round of the Wegmans LPGA Championship golf tournament in Pittsford, N.Y., Friday, June 24, 2011.

Published June 25, 2011

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Jamaica's Steve Mullings, right, competes and wins the 100-meter race over Tyson Gay, of the U.S., despite both finishing with an identical time of 10.26 seconds at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet on Randall's Island in New York, Saturday, June 11, 2011.

Published June 25, 2011

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These recent handouts provided by their respective schools or overseas team, show 2011 NBA basketball draft prospects. Top from left are Keith Benson, Oakland; Bismack Biyombo, Spain; Marshon Brooks, Providence; Alec Burks, Colorado; Norris Cole, Cleveland St. and Kenneth Faried, Morehead St. Bottom row from left are Gary Flowers, Southern Mississippi; Jimmer Fredette, BYU; Jordan Hamilton, Texas; Justin Harper, Richmond and Tobias Harris, Tennessee. (AP Photo)

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, walks from the House floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2011, during debate over funding for U.S. military action in Libya.

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Carl Edwards celebrates with fans inthe grandstand after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Alliance Truck Parts 250 at Michigan international Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Saturday, June 18, 2011.

Published June 25, 2011

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FORT MYERS, FL - FEBRUARY 25: Justin Morneau #33 of the Minnesota Twins poses during Photo Day on Friday, February 25, 2011 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo by Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

Published June 25, 2011

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Shelbey Taylor, 10 from Fayetteville, gets a cup of water tossed at her to wash off the whip cream as she participates in a water game with others during their summer extreme week activities the Christian Life Cathedral in Fayetteville.

Published June 25, 2011

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Stephen Colbert performs his single, "Charlene II (I'm Over You)," with the Black Belles in New York, Friday, June 24, 2011. Colbert debuted his new Jack White-produced single on "The Colbert Report" on Thursday night.

Published June 25, 2011

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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2005 file photo, UPS delivery man Chris Carhart of South Boston, wheels packages past a store window featuring clocks at Quincy Market in Boston. Our power supply has been so precise we've set our clocks by it _ but time is running out on that idea. A yearlong experiment with the electric grid may make plug-in clocks and devices like coffeemakers run up to 20 minutes fast.

Published June 25, 2011

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Revelers prepare for the Festa da Bugiada, a traditional folk event held annually to celebrate St. John, in Sobrado, Valongo, on the outskirts of Porto, Portugal, Friday, June 24, 2011. The Festa da Bugiada is an ancient tradition which unfolds in the form of a struggle between Moors and Christians, known locally as Mourisqueiros and Bugios, respectively.

Published June 25, 2011

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A Libyan rebel (left) hugs a former Libyan prisoner Friday in Benghazi after disembarking from a ferry in which he was evacuated from Tripoli by the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Published June 25, 2011

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A zoo veterinarian will clear debris from this emperor penguin’s throat, as it has been eating sand and small pieces of driftwood on Peka Peka Beach in New Zealand.

Published June 25, 2011

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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2007 file photo, actor Peter Falk arrives for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's annual installation luncheon at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Published June 25, 2011

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In this May 17, 2011 photo,Oprah Winfrey acknowledges fans during a star-studded double-taping of "Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular," in Chicago. The Oprah Winfrey Show influenced personal finances in big and small ways. Most obviously, the show regularly counseled viewers on major money matters. But the show also influenced everyday pocket book decisions.

Published June 25, 2011

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Christian Boekhout

Published June 25, 2011

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With a robotic vehicle behind him, President Barrack Obama makes remarks during a visit to Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics Engineering Center in Pittsburgh, Friday, June 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar

Published June 25, 2011

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Minot Police officers navigate by boat with officials from the US Dept. of Fish and Wildlife as they respond to 911 calls coming from homes in the evacuated Souris River flood zone Friday, June 24, 2011 in Minot, N.D. The river is expected to break a more than century-old record on Friday and go 6 or 7 feet higher by this weekend.

Published June 25, 2011

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In this aerial photo the flood waters of the Souris River breech a levee, left, and flood a neighborhood Friday, June 24, 2011 in Minot, N.D. The Souris River set a record for flooding, rising so quickly that it could be seen climbing up the side of homes in the North Dakota city.

Published June 25, 2011

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Sheffield Nelson gives the details from his office Tuesday in LIttle Rock, on his proposed ballot initiative concerning the Natural Gas Severance Tax of 2012.

Published June 25, 2011

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The Croatian flag (left) and the European Union flag fly from Croatia’s Parliament in St. Mark Square in Zagreb this month.

Published June 25, 2011

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LITTLE ROCK �� Fans of the 16th president of the United States will not want to miss the August Third Thursday Book Talk. Retired Arkansas Supreme Court 0Justice Steele Hays of Conway will discuss two books about Abraham Lincoln: "Lincoln's Virtues: An Ethical Biography" by William Lee Miller and "Lincoln" by David Herbert Donald, noon, Thursday, August 21, in the third floor meeting room of the Cox Creative Center, 120 Commerce St., in Little Rock.

Published June 25, 2011

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Larry Guidry, age 10, tries to help his little brother Elgin Guidry, 7, (both from Northern Michigan) keep his balance as they hit the ice at the Jones Center in Springdale.

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Little Rock firefighter rookie Pete Ferguson, right, works on various firefighting skills as Engine 7 crew members look on during his first-year probationary test.

Published June 25, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 6/24/11 A construction worker secures a piece of steel Friday afternoon while working on the new Student Services One-Stop Center on the University of Arkansas Little Rock campus. The four-story building will house all student services and campus administration in one facility.

Published June 25, 2011

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 21, 2011, after the policy lunches. From left are, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., McConnell, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.

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Red Cross collection technician Ann Burks prepares Little Rock police officer Charles Speer to donate blood during a Battle of the Badges Blood Drive held at Little Rock Fire Station #7. The event encouraged Little Rock and North Little Rock police and firefighters to donate blood on Friday.

Published June 25, 2011

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy annual fundraising event on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in Chicago.

Published June 25, 2011

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This booking photograph, obtained by WBUR 90.9 - NPR Radio Boston, shows Boston mob boss James 'Whitey' Bulger. Bulger, the FBI's most-wanted man and a feared underworld figure linked to 19 murders, was captured Wednesday in Santa Monica, California after one of the biggest manhunts in U.S. history. MANDATORY CREDIT: WBUR 90.9

Published June 25, 2011

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President Barack Obama greets service members Friday before boarding Air Force One at the 171st Air Refueling Wing of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard base in Coraopolis, Pa.

Published June 25, 2011

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Flood waters from the Souris River breech an earthen levee between a grain elevator and the 3rd Street bridge Friday, June 24, 2011 in Minot, N.D., North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple says the Souris River is flowing over most levees in Minot as it surges past a 130-year-old record level.

Published June 25, 2011

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In this photo provided by Ron Almgren. passengers and Amtrak train staff are seen at the site of a collision between an Amtrak westbound train and a truck on U.S. 95 about 4 miles south of Interstate 80 on Friday, June 24, 2011, 70 miles east of Reno, Nev. The truck driver and one person on the train were killed said Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Dan Lopez. An unknown number of other people on the train were injured and were being taken by ambulances to the hospital.

Published June 25, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-22-2011-- Rosanna Scott, 12, of Farmington, will compete in the National Braille Challenge this weekend.

Published June 25, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-22-2011-- Rosanna Scott, 12, of Farmington, retrieves a Braille volume from the bedroom she shares with her sisters Wednesday. The Scotts check out most of their Braille books through either the Library for the Blind in Little Rock, or a book repository in Salt Lake City, Utah. Rosanna will compete in the National Braille Challenge this weekend.

Published June 25, 2011

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Canada's Jacques Villeneuve, a former Formula 1 driver, looks on as he gets ready for practice for the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Smith's Las Vegas 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007.

Published June 25, 2011

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 10: Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Aflac Ford, poses during the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 10, 2011 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Published June 25, 2011

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Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar (2) throws to first for the double play hit into by Arizona Diamondbacks' Gerardo Parra after forcing out Wily Mo Pena (16) at second during the second inning of a baseball game on Thursday, June 23, 2011, in Kansas City, Mo.

Published June 25, 2011

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FILE - In this June 5, 2011 file photo, Washington Nationals manager Jim Riggleman looks on during a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix. Riggelman resigned as manager on Thursday, June 23, 2011, Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said.

Published June 25, 2011

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These recent handouts provided by their respective schools or overseas team, show 2011 NBA basketball draft prospects. Top from left are Keith Benson, Oakland; Bismack Biyombo, Spain; Marshon Brooks, Providence; Alec Burks, Colorado; Norris Cole, Cleveland St. and Kenneth Faried, Morehead St. Bottom row from left are Gary Flowers, Southern Mississippi; Jimmer Fredette, BYU; Jordan Hamilton, Texas; Justin Harper, Richmond and Tobias Harris, Tennessee. (AP Photo)

Published June 25, 2011

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St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Colby Rasmus dives but cannot come up with a ball hit for a single by Philadelphia Phillies' Ben Francisco during the second inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 23, 2011, in St. Louis. Francisco went on to third on a fielding error charged to Rasmus.

Published June 25, 2011

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submitted photo of John McFarland gallery for 0412. 3-30-09

Published June 25, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 6/24/11 A construction worker secures a piece of steel Friday afternoon while working on the new Student Services One-Stop Center on the University of Arkansas Little Rock campus. The four-story building will house all student services and campus administration in one facility.

Published June 25, 2011

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Andy Roddick of the US returns a shot to Spain's Feliciano Lopez during their match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Friday, June 24, 2011.

Published June 25, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 3/9/11 State Rep. Jon Woods, R-Springdale

Published June 25, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 3/21/11 State Sen. Bill Pritchard

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Larry Guidry, age 10, tries to help his little brother Elgin Guidry, 7, (both from Northern Michigan) keep his balance as they hit the ice at the Jones Center in Springdale.

Published June 25, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-22-2011-- Rosanna Scott, 12, of Farmington, will compete in the National Braille Challenge this weekend.

Published June 25, 2011

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Lebanese and Syrian protesters shout slogans and carry a Syrian flag Friday in front of the Syrian Embassy in Beirut to show their support for the Syrian president.

Published June 25, 2011

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Sangeeta Mann, right, wife, of Randeep Mann, not pictured, enters the Federal Courthouse in Little Rock Tuesday. Sangeeta Mann is accused of trying to obstruct investigators looking into her husbands involvement in the bombing of Arkansas medical board director Trent Pierce. Man in background is unidentified.

Published June 25, 2011

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Mary Elise Cooper, 14, riding her horse Martini clears a jump during a training session with Marty Hopkins at Crestfield Farms on Crystal Valley Rd. in Pulaski County Friday.

Published June 25, 2011

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Florida's Cody Dent (20) scores on a wild pitch as Vanderbilt pitcher Mark Lamm covers the plate in the eighth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 24, 2011. Florida advances to the championship series after beating Vanderbilt 6-4.

Published June 25, 2011

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Triston Pando (cq), 10, of Springdale performs his role in an assembly line of folding paper airplanes during the Explore Engineering 1 day camp inside Bell Engineering Center on the Fayetteville campus of the University of Arkansas on Friday, June 24, 2011. Led by UA Engineering faculty and students, the week-long day camp introduced rising sixth- and seventh-graders various engineering fields.

Published June 25, 2011

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Memphis Grizzlies basketball player Darko Milicic, right, works the ball during an exhibition basketball game against Estudiantes in Madrid, Thursday Oct. 11, 2007.

Published June 25, 2011

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Washington Nationals interim manager John McLaren speaks during a news conference before an interleague baseball game between the Nationals and the Chicago White Sox, Friday, June 24, 2011, in Chicago. As expected, John McLaren has officially been named the Nationals��� interim manager following Jim Riggleman���s resignation yesterday, but apparently he���s not long for the job either.

Published June 25, 2011

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Shelbey Taylor, 10 from Fayetteville, gets a cup of water tossed at her to wash off the whip cream as she participates in a water game with others during their summer extreme week activities the Christian Life Cathedral in Fayetteville.

Published June 25, 2011

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, walks from the House floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2011, during debate over funding for U.S. military action in Libya.

Published June 25, 2011

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Stephen Colbert performs his single, "Charlene II (I'm Over You)," with the Black Belles in New York, Friday, June 24, 2011. Colbert debuted his new Jack White-produced single on "The Colbert Report" on Thursday night.

Published June 25, 2011

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Minot, N.D., police officers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials respond by boat Friday to 911 calls from homes in the Souris River flood zone.

Published June 25, 2011

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This photo taken by the Cassini spacecraft, provided by NASA, shows the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus. New research casts doubt on the existence of water near the surface of the tiny Saturn moon, a finding that, if confirmed, could set back the hunt for extraterrestrial life.

Published June 25, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 6/24/11 Sophia Lingo, 10, rocks out on the bass guitar as Joey Fanstar sings, "All the Small Things," by Blink 182, during a concert in the Great Hall at Clinton Presidential Center on Friday. Lingo and other 4th, 5th and 6th graders took part in Rock 'n Roll Camp where they learned a medley of musical instruments and styles plus music history. The camp was taught by University of Central Arkansas music instructor Smokey Emerson.

Published June 25, 2011

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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2005 file photo, UPS delivery man Chris Carhart of South Boston, wheels packages past a store window featuring clocks at Quincy Market in Boston. Our power supply has been so precise we've set our clocks by it _ but time is running out on that idea. A yearlong experiment with the electric grid may make plug-in clocks and devices like coffeemakers run up to 20 minutes fast.

Published June 25, 2011

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Revelers prepare for the Festa da Bugiada, a traditional folk event held annually to celebrate St. John, in Sobrado, Valongo, on the outskirts of Porto, Portugal, Friday, June 24, 2011. The Festa da Bugiada is an ancient tradition which unfolds in the form of a struggle between Moors and Christians, known locally as Mourisqueiros and Bugios, respectively.

Published June 25, 2011

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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2007 file photo, actor Peter Falk arrives for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's annual installation luncheon at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Published June 25, 2011

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In this May 17, 2011 photo,Oprah Winfrey acknowledges fans during a star-studded double-taping of "Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular," in Chicago. The Oprah Winfrey Show influenced personal finances in big and small ways. Most obviously, the show regularly counseled viewers on major money matters. But the show also influenced everyday pocket book decisions.

Published June 25, 2011

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Christian Boekhout

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With a robotic vehicle behind him, President Barrack Obama makes remarks during a visit to Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics Engineering Center in Pittsburgh, Friday, June 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar

Published June 25, 2011

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A Libyan rebel, left, hugs a former Libyan prisoner, right, after disembarking a ferry following his evacuation from Tripoli by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Benghazi, Libya, Friday, June 24, 2011. Three hundreds Libyans, including 51 rebels held by Gadhafi troops, were returned to the rebel-held capital Benghazi on Friday.

Published June 25, 2011

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D. Price Marshall, Jr., United States District Judge Eastern District of Arkansas, during his Investiture at the Richard Sheppard Arnold United States Courthouse in Little Rock Friday.

Published June 25, 2011

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Sangeeta Mann, right, wife, of Randeep Mann, not pictured, enters the Federal Courthouse in Little Rock Tuesday. Sangeeta Mann is accused of trying to obstruct investigators looking into her husbands involvement in the bombing of Arkansas medical board director Trent Pierce. Man in background is unidentified.

Published June 25, 2011

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Mary Elise Cooper, 14, riding her horse Martini clears a jump during a training session with Marty Hopkins at Crestfield Farms on Crystal Valley Rd. in Pulaski County Friday.

Published June 25, 2011

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LITTLE ROCK �� Fans of the 16th president of the United States will not want to miss the August Third Thursday Book Talk. Retired Arkansas Supreme Court 0Justice Steele Hays of Conway will discuss two books about Abraham Lincoln: "Lincoln's Virtues: An Ethical Biography" by William Lee Miller and "Lincoln" by David Herbert Donald, noon, Thursday, August 21, in the third floor meeting room of the Cox Creative Center, 120 Commerce St., in Little Rock.

Published June 25, 2011

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Larry Guidry, age 10, tries to help his little brother Elgin Guidry, 7, (both from Northern Michigan) keep his balance as they hit the ice at the Jones Center in Springdale.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo reacts after same sex marriage was legalized after a vote in the Senate Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on Friday, June 24, 2011.

Published June 25, 2011

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Published June 25, 2011

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Little Rock firefighter rookie Pete Ferguson, right, works on various firefighting skills as Engine 7 crew members look on during his first-year probationary test.

Published June 25, 2011

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FILE -- A June 10, 2011 file photo shows the Croatian flag, left, and the EU flag on Croatia's parliament building in St. Mark square in Zagreb, Croatia. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday, June 24, 2011, that European leaders had agreed they want Croatia to become a member of the EU.

Published June 25, 2011

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In this May 19, 2011 photo, line workers assemble a pre-production Chevrolet Sonic at the General Motors Orion Assembly plant in Orion Township, Mich. Businesses boosted their orders for machinery, electronics products and airplanes in May after a big cutback in the previous month.

Published June 25, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 6/24/11 A construction worker secures a piece of steel Friday afternoon while working on the new Student Services One-Stop Center on the University of Arkansas Little Rock campus. The four-story building will house all student services and campus administration in one facility.

Published June 25, 2011

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 21, 2011, after the policy lunches. From left are, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., McConnell, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.

Published June 25, 2011

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ADG photo by Benjamin Krain: United States District Judge of the Eastern District of Arkansas Brian S. Miller, Helena,

Published June 25, 2011

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Red Cross collection technician Ann Burks prepares Little Rock police officer Charles Speer to donate blood during a Battle of the Badges Blood Drive held at Little Rock Fire Station #7. The event encouraged Little Rock and North Little Rock police and firefighters to donate blood on Friday.

Published June 25, 2011

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy annual fundraising event on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in Chicago.

Published June 25, 2011

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This booking photograph, obtained by WBUR 90.9 - NPR Radio Boston, shows Boston mob boss James 'Whitey' Bulger. Bulger, the FBI's most-wanted man and a feared underworld figure linked to 19 murders, was captured Wednesday in Santa Monica, California after one of the biggest manhunts in U.S. history. MANDATORY CREDIT: WBUR 90.9

Published June 25, 2011

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President Barack Obama greets members of the military before boarding Air Force One at the 171st Air Refueling Wing of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard Base in Coraopolis, Pa., Friday, June 24, 2011.

Published June 25, 2011

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Flood waters from the Souris River breech an earthen levee between a grain elevator and the 3rd Street bridge Friday, June 24, 2011 in Minot, N.D., North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple says the Souris River is flowing over most levees in Minot as it surges past a 130-year-old record level.

Published June 25, 2011

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In this photo provided by Ron Almgren. passengers and Amtrak train staff are seen at the site of a collision between an Amtrak westbound train and a truck on U.S. 95 about 4 miles south of Interstate 80 on Friday, June 24, 2011, 70 miles east of Reno, Nev. The truck driver and one person on the train were killed said Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Dan Lopez. An unknown number of other people on the train were injured and were being taken by ambulances to the hospital.

Published June 25, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-22-2011-- Rosanna Scott, 12, of Farmington, retrieves a Braille volume from the bedroom she shares with her sisters Wednesday. The Scotts check out most of their Braille books through either the Library for the Blind in Little Rock, or a book repository in Salt Lake City, Utah. Rosanna will compete in the National Braille Challenge this weekend.

Published June 25, 2011

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Canada's Jacques Villeneuve, a former Formula 1 driver, looks on as he gets ready for practice for the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Smith's Las Vegas 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007.

Published June 25, 2011

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Carl Edwards celebrates with fans inthe grandstand after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Alliance Truck Parts 250 at Michigan international Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Saturday, June 18, 2011.

Published June 25, 2011

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 10: Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Aflac Ford, poses during the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 10, 2011 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Published June 25, 2011

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Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar (2) throws to first for the double play hit into by Arizona Diamondbacks' Gerardo Parra after forcing out Wily Mo Pena (16) at second during the second inning of a baseball game on Thursday, June 23, 2011, in Kansas City, Mo.

Published June 25, 2011

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FILE - In this June 5, 2011 file photo, Washington Nationals manager Jim Riggleman looks on during a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix. Riggelman resigned as manager on Thursday, June 23, 2011, Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said.

Published June 25, 2011

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FORT MYERS, FL - FEBRUARY 25: Justin Morneau #33 of the Minnesota Twins poses during Photo Day on Friday, February 25, 2011 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo by Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

Published June 25, 2011

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Washington Nationals interim manager John McLaren speaks during a news conference before an interleague baseball game between the Nationals and the Chicago White Sox, Friday, June 24, 2011, in Chicago. As expected, John McLaren has officially been named the Nationals��� interim manager following Jim Riggleman���s resignation yesterday, but apparently he���s not long for the job either.

Published June 25, 2011

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TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 23: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees poses during Photo Day on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Published June 25, 2011

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Tyson Gay sprints past spectators during his preliminary heat of the 100-meter race during the U.S. track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Thursday, June, 23, 2011. Gay qualified for the semifinals.

Published June 25, 2011

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Florida's Cody Dent (20) scores on a wild pitch as Vanderbilt pitcher Mark Lamm covers the plate in the eighth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 24, 2011. Florida advances to the championship series after beating Vanderbilt 6-4.

Published June 25, 2011

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Triston Pando (cq), 10, of Springdale performs his role in an assembly line of folding paper airplanes during the Explore Engineering 1 day camp inside Bell Engineering Center on the Fayetteville campus of the University of Arkansas on Friday, June 24, 2011. Led by UA Engineering faculty and students, the week-long day camp introduced rising sixth- and seventh-graders various engineering fields.

Published June 25, 2011

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NHL top three draft choices Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, center, Gabriel Landeskog, right, and Jonathan Huberdeau pose after being drafted in the first round of the National Hockey League entry draft, Friday June, 24, 2011, in St. Paul, Minn.

Published June 25, 2011

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Memphis Grizzlies basketball player Darko Milicic, right, works the ball during an exhibition basketball game against Estudiantes in Madrid, Thursday Oct. 11, 2007.

Published June 25, 2011

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These recent handouts provided by their respective schools or overseas team, show 2011 NBA basketball draft prospects. Top from left are Keith Benson, Oakland; Bismack Biyombo, Spain; Marshon Brooks, Providence; Alec Burks, Colorado; Norris Cole, Cleveland St. and Kenneth Faried, Morehead St. Bottom row from left are Gary Flowers, Southern Mississippi; Jimmer Fredette, BYU; Jordan Hamilton, Texas; Justin Harper, Richmond and Tobias Harris, Tennessee. (AP Photo)

Published June 25, 2011

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St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Colby Rasmus dives but cannot come up with a ball hit for a single by Philadelphia Phillies' Ben Francisco during the second inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 23, 2011, in St. Louis. Francisco went on to third on a fielding error charged to Rasmus.

Published June 25, 2011

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submitted photo of John McFarland gallery for 0412. 3-30-09

Published June 25, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 6/24/11 A construction worker secures a piece of steel Friday afternoon while working on the new Student Services One-Stop Center on the University of Arkansas Little Rock campus. The four-story building will house all student services and campus administration in one facility.

Published June 25, 2011

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Yani Tseng, of Taiwain, looks on after missing a putt on the 11th green during the second round of the Wegmans LPGA Championship golf tournament in Pittsford, N.Y., Friday, June 24, 2011.

Published June 25, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 3/21/11 State Sen. Bill Pritchard

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Larry Guidry, age 10, tries to help his little brother Elgin Guidry, 7, (both from Northern Michigan) keep his balance as they hit the ice at the Jones Center in Springdale.

Published June 25, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-22-2011-- Rosanna Scott, 12, of Farmington, will compete in the National Braille Challenge this weekend.

Published June 25, 2011

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Andy Roddick of the US returns a shot to Spain's Feliciano Lopez during their match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Friday, June 24, 2011.

Published June 25, 2011

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Jamaica's Steve Mullings, right, competes and wins the 100-meter race over Tyson Gay, of the U.S., despite both finishing with an identical time of 10.26 seconds at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet on Randall's Island in New York, Saturday, June 11, 2011.

Published June 25, 2011

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These recent handouts provided by their respective schools or overseas team, show 2011 NBA basketball draft prospects. Top from left are Keith Benson, Oakland; Bismack Biyombo, Spain; Marshon Brooks, Providence; Alec Burks, Colorado; Norris Cole, Cleveland St. and Kenneth Faried, Morehead St. Bottom row from left are Gary Flowers, Southern Mississippi; Jimmer Fredette, BYU; Jordan Hamilton, Texas; Justin Harper, Richmond and Tobias Harris, Tennessee. (AP Photo)

Published June 25, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 3/9/11 State Rep. Jon Woods, R-Springdale

Published June 25, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 6/24/11 Bill Mosiello, manager for the Arkansas Travelers heads out on the field Friday evening at Dickey-Stephens Park. Friday was Mosiello's last game with the Travs. He took a job as assistant coach with the Tennessee Volunteers.

Published June 25, 2011

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In this photo taken Tuesday June 21, 2011, a woman photographs an Emperor penguin lying on Peka Peka Beach of the Kapiti Coast in New Zealand. Emperor penguins typically spend their entire lives in Antarctica and almost never make landfall near humans, with the last sighting in New Zealand being more than 44 years ago. NEW ZEALAND OUT, AUSTRALIA OUT

Published June 25, 2011

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Sheffield Nelson gives the details from his office Tuesday in LIttle Rock, on his proposed ballot initiative concerning the Natural Gas Severance Tax of 2012.

Published June 25, 2011

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In this aerial photo the flood waters of the Souris River breech a levee, left, and flood a neighborhood Friday, June 24, 2011 in Minot, N.D. The Souris River set a record for flooding, rising so quickly that it could be seen climbing up the side of homes in the North Dakota city.

Published June 25, 2011

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Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki prepares to serve to France's Virginie Razzano at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Friday, June 24, 2011.

Published June 25, 2011

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Yani Tseng,of Taiwan, watches her shot on the 15th hole during the second round of the Wegmans LPGA Championship golf tournament in Pittsford, N.Y., Friday, June 24, 2011.

Published June 25, 2011

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United States' Clint Dempsey, center, is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal against Panama during the second half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal soccer match Wednesday, June 22, 2011, in Houston.

Published June 25, 2011

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Amateur Patrick Cantlay smiles after making a birdie on the 18th hole during the second round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament in Cromwell, Conn., on Friday, June 24, 2011. Cantlay shot a course-record 10-under 60, the lowest PGA Tour round ever by an amateur, to take a four-stroke lead Friday in the Travelers Championship.

Published June 25, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-22-2011-- Rosanna Scott, 12, of Farmington, will compete in the National Braille Challenge this weekend.

Published June 25, 2011

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The Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley sits in its slings on Friday, June 24, 2011, at a conservation lab in North Charleston, S.C.

Published June 24, 2011

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Flood waters begin to pour through a breached levee and flood the Minot Country Club in Minot, N.D.

Published June 24, 2011

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An Emperor penguin which came ashore at Pekapeka beach is treated by vet staff at a zoo in Wellington, New Zealand, Friday, June 24, 2011. Fears over the health of the young Emperor penguin have prompted officials to move it to the local zoo.

Published June 24, 2011

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A Libyan prays during Friday prayers in Benghazi, Libya, Friday, June 24, 2011.

Published June 24, 2011

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John Deering Editorial Cartoon 6/24/11

Published June 24, 2011

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Roger Harvell Editorial Cartoon 6/24/11

Published June 24, 2011

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Albuquerque Police Dept. Chief, Ray Schultz, left and Lt. William Roseman, right, speak about the investigation of Southwest Companions, a prostitution ring, during a news conference at the department headquarters on Thursday, June 23, 2011.

Published June 24, 2011

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Finn McMissile (voice by Michael Caine) in the upcoming Disney Pixar film, "Cars 2".

Published June 24, 2011

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L-r, Jason Segel, Cameron Diaz and Phyllis Smith star in Columbia Pictures' comedy "Bad Teacher."

Published June 24, 2011

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Syrian refugees pass a Turkish military vehicle as they cross the border near the Turkish village of Guvecci in Hatay province Thursday.

Published June 24, 2011

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FBI agents carried out bags of evidence Thursday from this apartment building in Santa Monica, Calif., where fugitive crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger and his longtime companion, Catherine Greig, were arrested Wednesday evening.

Published June 24, 2011

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**FILE**Bruce Springsteen, third from right, performs with members of the E Street Band during a performance at Shea Stadium, Oct. 1, 2003, in New York. Left to right, Clarence Clemons, Max Weinberg, Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, and Steve Van Zandt. The rockers will give fans a preview of their upcoming tour when they perform two benefit rehearsal concerts in Asbury Park , N.J., Monday and Tuesday nights, Sept. 24-25, 2007.

Published June 24, 2011

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FILE - In this 1995 file photo provided by the FBI, fugitive mobster James "Whitey" Bulger is shown in a photo released Saturday, April 17, 2004, and taken shortly before he disappeared in 1995. Bulger, a notorious Boston gangster on the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted" list for his alleged role in 19 murders, has been captured near Los Angeles after living on the run for 16 years, authorities said Wednesday June 22, 2011.

Published June 24, 2011

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FBI agents carry evidence bags as they walk out of an apartment complex where fugitive crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger and his longtime companion Catherine Greig were arrested in Santa Monica, Calif., Thursday, June 23, 2011. The Boston mob boss was captured near Los Angeles after 16 years on the run that embarrassed the FBI and exposed the bureau's corrupt relationship with its underworld informants.

Published June 24, 2011

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Gregory Rowe works at the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, June 23, 2011 in New York. An unexpected jump in claims for unemployment benefits and plummeting oil prices drove stocks lower early Thursday.

Published June 24, 2011

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Arkansas Democract-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-23-2011-- Chad Jimmerson of Springdale kicks up some dust Thursday morning while doing lawn maintenance outside a Walmart on Robinson Ave. Jimmersdon, who had volunteered his time Thursday with Bryan Snell's Lawn Service, said he was hoping to land regular employment with the company.

Published June 24, 2011

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In this June 15, 2011 photo, job seekers stand in line at a job fair in Southfield, Mich. More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, adding to evidence that the labor market is weakening.

Published June 24, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 6/23/11 Vickie Evans sits in the atrium of the new Business Technology Center on the main campus at Pulaski Technical College Thursday morning during a grand opening for the building. The new $4.8 million center will house all of the college's business-related programs.

Published June 24, 2011

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The Military Entrance Processing Station in Seattle, which also houses a day care, was the intended target in a terror plot, authorities said.

Published June 24, 2011

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Stephanie Malone Republican candidate for District 64 House seat

Published June 24, 2011

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Michael Blagys works Thursday on the lighting behind the stage set for "Jospeh and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" which opened later that day at Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus in Conway. The play is part of the Shakesphere Theatre that runs through July 3.

Published June 24, 2011

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Benton, 1937 This card shows the aftermath of a tornado in the Saline County seat. Then as now, people were fascinated by the power of nature. Such scenes were often recorded by local photographers. Send questions or comments to Arkansas Postcard Past, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, Ark. 72203.

Published June 24, 2011

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Fayetteville, 1906 The message on the front reads, ���We play the U of A today. That���s the picture of hte university in the background.��� The imposing five-story building on the hill is ���Old Main.��� The oldest building on the University of Arkansas campus, ���Old Main��� was constructed between 1873 and 1875. It was designed by Chicago architect John Mills Fan Osdel with most of the building materials coming from the region. The lumber ccame from a saw mill in Benton County, the brick from clay dug on campus. The landmark underwent an extensive $10-million restoration between 1986 and 1991. Send questions or comments to Arkansas Postcard Past, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, Ark. 72203.

Published June 24, 2011

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David Laffer, center, is escorted out of a police station in Patchogue, N.Y., Thursday, June 23, 2011. Laffer and his wife, Melinda Brady, were arrested Wednesday in connection with the Father's Day massacre of four people at the Haven Drugs in Medford, NY. Laffer faces charges of first-degree murder. Brady was charged with robbery and obstructing governmental administration. They were scheduled to be arraigned later Thursday.

Published June 24, 2011

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CIA Director nominee Gen. David Petraeus testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday,June 23, 2011, before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination.

Published June 24, 2011

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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2008 file photo, British singer Adele poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. Adele was forced to cancel dates on her North American tour earlier this month because of laryngitis. But now, the British singer has rescheduled those dates, in addition to adding more shows in cities like Las Vegas and Miami. A statement released by Columbia Records Thursday, June 23, 2011, said the first batch of concerts will begin in Vancouver on Aug. 9; She will tour for the rest of the month, then resume performances on Oct. 7 in Atlantic City, N.J.

Published June 24, 2011

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Drivers prepare to depart from Arkansas Terminal and Trading in North Little Rock with tanker trucks full of fuel Thursday.

Published June 24, 2011

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Steele Hayes, retired Arkansas Supreme Court Justice, at an event Thursday to announce a drive to collect signatures to encourage the governor and the Legislature to study the effects of current death penalty practices. The Arkansas Campaign for a Moratorium on the Death Penalty held the event at Philander Smith in Little Rock.

Published June 24, 2011

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Track & Field Olympian Michael Robertson plays kickball with kids from the Jacksonville Boys & Girls Club and Jacksonville Our Club during Olympic Day on Thursday at Dupree Park in Jacksonville. Olympic Day commemorates the birth of the modern Olympic Games and is an international effort to promote fitness and the Olympic ideals of fair play and sportsmanship.

Published June 24, 2011

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President Barack Obama speaks to soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division, many of whom have just returned from Afghanistan, Thursday, June 23, 2011, in Fort Drum, N.Y.

Published June 24, 2011

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President Barack Obama delivers a televised address from the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 22, 2011 on his plan to drawdown U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

Published June 24, 2011

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Crews continue to reinforce an earthen levee along the Souris River Thursday, June 23, 2011 in Minot, N.D. The Souris River is expected to rise significantly, creating more havoc for Minot. The workers and National Guard members were the only people to be seen after as many as 10,000 residents, or about one-fourth of Minot's population, were evacuated to safety.

Published June 24, 2011

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These recent handouts provided by their respective schools or overseas team, show 2011 NBA basketball draft prospects. Top from left are Tyler Honeycutt, UCLA; Scotty Hopson, Tennessee; Kyrie Irving, Duke; Reggie Jackson, Boston College; Cory Joseph, Texas and JaJuan Johnson, Purdue. Bottom from left are Enes Kanter, Kentucky; Brandon Knight, Kentucky; Malcolm Lee, UCLA; Kawhi Leonard, San Diego State; Travis Leslie, Georgia, and Jon Leuer, Wisconsin. (AP Photo)

Published June 24, 2011

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Jose Luis with Fun Time Shows out of Doniphan, Mo., helps set up the Cyclone Swing ride at Ward Nail Park in Lowell for the 35th annual Mudtown Days on Thursday, June 23, 2011. Mudtown Days opens today (FRIDAY) and continues through Saturday.

Published June 24, 2011

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia returns to his office in the Capitol on Thursday after voting on the House floor.

Published June 24, 2011

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East 32, West 3 East All-Star Matthew Showalter of Batesville (10) intercepts a pass intended for West All-Star Greg Clayborn of Arkadelphia in the first quarter of the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star game Thursday night at Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville. East teams have won seven of the 10 games played this week. Story on Page 6C.

Published June 24, 2011

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Mexico's President Felipe Calderon, left, comforts Maria Elena Herrera Magdalena, whose four children were disappeared, during a meeting with victims of violence in Mexico City, Thursday June 23, 2011. Calderon says he doesn't regret his strategy to fight organized crime, despite calls to end a confrontation that has killed at least 35,000 during his administration. Man at right is activist Julian LeBaron.

Published June 24, 2011

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5/17/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Little Rock School District Superintendent Dr. Morris Holmes speaks during a press conference at school headquarters Tuesday afternoon in Little Rock.

Published June 24, 2011

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British writer J.K. Rowling poses after she was awarded with the medal of Knight in the Legion of Honor order by French President Nicolas Sarkozy during a ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009. France paid homage to the author behind fiction's most famous boy magician by inducting Harry Potter series author J.K. Rowling into the country's prestigious Legion of Honor on Tuesday. Sarkozy bestowed Rowling with the honorary title of "knight" in the legion during a ceremony in a gilded hall in the Elysee presidential palace.

Published June 24, 2011

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Camp Aldersgate camper Alex Smith, from Magnolia, reacts in delight after catching a fish with help from counselors Nathan Nelson, left, and JC Warren, center, during a fishing derby Thursday. Volunteers from CenterPoint Energy helped the campers catch more than 100 fish at Camp Aldersgate in Little Rock.

Published June 24, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 1/15/09 State Rep. Donna Hutchinson, R-Bella Vista, introduces HB1012, that would ensure the General Assembly adequate information in making informed decisions on highway funding, Thursday in the House Committee on Public Transportation. The bill failed to get enough votes to pass in the committee.

Published June 24, 2011

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In this photo provided by the Louisiana State Police on Thursday, June 23, 2011, the wreckage of a church van is seen in West Carroll Parish, La. Four people were killed, including two children, and seven were hospitalized after the van veered off La. Highway 587 and struck a culvert Wednesday night.

Published June 24, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-22-2011-- Rosanna Scott, 12, of Farmington, will compete in the National Braille Challenge this weekend.

Published June 24, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-22-2011-- Rosanna Scott, 12, of Farmington, will compete in the National Braille Challenge this weekend.

Published June 24, 2011

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These recent handouts provided by their respective schools or overseas team, show 2011 NBA basketball draft prospects. Top from left are DeAndre Liggins, Kentucky; Shelvin Mack, Butler; E'Twaun Moore, Purdue; Darius Morris, Michigan; Marcus Morris, Kansas, and Markieff Morris, Kansas. Bottom row from left are Donatas Motiejunas, Benetton Traviso (Italy); Chandler Parsons, Florida; Josh Selby, Kansas; Kyle Singler, Duke; Chris Singleton, Florida State, and Greg Smith, Fresno State. (AP Photo)

Published June 24, 2011

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These recent handouts provided by their respective schools or overseas team, show 2011 NBA basketball draft prospects. Top from left are DeAndre Liggins, Kentucky; Shelvin Mack, Butler; E'Twaun Moore, Purdue; Darius Morris, Michigan; Marcus Morris, Kansas, and Markieff Morris, Kansas. Bottom row from left are Donatas Motiejunas, Benetton Traviso (Italy); Chandler Parsons, Florida; Josh Selby, Kansas; Kyle Singler, Duke; Chris Singleton, Florida State, and Greg Smith, Fresno State. (AP Photo)

Published June 24, 2011

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These recent handouts provided by their respective schools show 2011 NBA basketball draft prospects. From left are Davis Bertrans, Latvia; Andrew Goudelock, College of Charleston, and Iman Shumpert, Georgia Tech. (AP Photo)

Published June 24, 2011

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These recent handouts provided by their respective schools or overseas team, show 2011 NBA basketball draft prospects. Top from left are Nolan Smith, Duke; Malcolm Thomas, San Diego State; Trey Thompkins, Georgia; Klay Thompson, Washington State; Tristan Thompson, Texas, and Jeremy Tyler, Tokyo Apache. Bottom from left are Jonas Valanciunas, Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania); Jan Vesely, Partizan Belgrade (Serbia); Nikola Vicevic, Southern Cal; Kemba Walker, Connecticut, Derrick Williams, Arizona, and Jordan Williams, Maryland. (AP Photo)

Published June 24, 2011

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These recent handouts provided by their respective schools or overseas team, show 2011 NBA basketball draft prospects. Top from left are Keith Benson, Oakland; Bismack Biyombo, Spain; Marshon Brooks, Providence; Alec Burks, Colorado; Norris Cole, Cleveland St. and Kenneth Faried, Morehead St. Bottom row from left are Gary Flowers, Southern Mississippi; Jimmer Fredette, BYU; Jordan Hamilton, Texas; Justin Harper, Richmond and Tobias Harris, Tennessee. (AP Photo)

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Gov. Mike Beebe

Published June 24, 2011

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Soldiers in Kandahar watch a rebroadcast Thursday of President Barack Obama’s speech on troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Published June 24, 2011

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Enes Kanter of Turkey was selected third overall by the Utah Jazz during the first round of the NBA Draft on Thursday.

Published June 24, 2011

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Athen Fisher, 72, walks from his mobile home Thursday, June 23, 2011, provided by the Federal Emergency management Agency near his house that was damaged by recent flooding near Des Arc, Ark.

Published June 24, 2011

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Hundreds of people take part in a synchronized mass exercise during a ceremony of a government campaign to promote physical exercises at Beijing's Olympic Forest Park in China, Thursday, June 23, 2011.

Published June 24, 2011

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News Times/Michael Orrell Co-pilots Carol Bailey and Linda Knowles, from the Washington D.C. area, help clean the bugs off the wings of Debi Dreyfuss��s plane as many of the 45 racers in the 2011 Air Race Classic landed at South Arkansas Regional Airport at Goodwin Field on Thursday to stay the night and refuel before continuing on to the finish line in Mobile, Alabama on Friday.

Published June 24, 2011

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Kyrie Irving, a former Duke basketball player, gestures to the crowd after being selected with the No. 1 pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 23, 2011, in Newark, N.J.

Published June 24, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS Seth Keese from Harding Academy competes in the 2009 Top Gun Challenge Thursday evening at Champions Stadium at Shiloh Christian High School in Springdale.

Published June 24, 2011

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Tyson Gay sprints past spectators during his preliminary heat of the 100-meter race during the U.S. track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Thursday, June, 23, 2011. Gay qualified for the semifinals.

Published June 24, 2011

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Rusty McDonald (rear) and his sons, Andy (left) and Jeremy, all of Charleston, were in Fayetteville on Thursday to watch Ryan, the fourth member of the family to play in the AHSCA All-Star football game at Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

Published June 24, 2011

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Published June 24, 2011

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Sprinter Justin Gatlin finishes his preliminary heat of the 100-meter race during the U.S. track and field championships, Thursday, June, 23, 2011, in Eugene, Ore. Gatlin finished with a time of 10.08 seconds to qualify for the semi-finals.

Published June 24, 2011

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AHSCA All-Star Football game East wide receiver Drew White (Van Buren) jogs into the end zone for a touchdown reception in the first quarter during the AHSCA All-Star game inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville on Thursday, June 23, 2011.

Published June 24, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/TRACIE DUNGAN 6/23/11 The temporary field hospital at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., began operations Sunday, May 29, one week after an EF5 tornado destroyed its bricks-and-mortar hospital. The 60-bed unit consists of tents and trailers and has an emergency room, mobile surgery unit, testing labs and other facilities. The field hospital will stay in place six to eight months until another temporary, prefabricated hospital can be constructed, since the hospital itself won't be reopened until 2014.

Published June 24, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/TRACIE DUNGAN 6/23/11 3 security guards who could've been jobless from left, Andy Throgmorton, Donna Morgan and James Clark. The three are among St. John's employees who could have lost their jobs in the downsized post-tornado operation had it not been for Mercy's decision to continue paying its employees their former pay, regardless of whether their job still exists now or not. Morgan's job in the nutrition center was lost but she was able to get this security gig. For Throgmorton, security was the job he wanted all along but instead he landed a food service job there a few years ago; now he hopes to have his foot in the door for a permanent change. Clark, a dishwasher in the kitchen, also prefers the new security job.

Published June 24, 2011

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Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp (27) reacts to being tagged out at second after hitting an RBI during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies Saturday, June 11, 2011, in Denver.

Published June 24, 2011

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Serena Williams of the US returns a shot to Romania's Simona Halep in their match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Thursday, June 23, 2011.

Published June 24, 2011

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Virginia's Kenny Swab reacts after scoring on a single and a three-base fielding error by California center fielder Darrel Matthews in the sixth inning of an NCAA College World Series elimination baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, June 23, 2011.

Published June 24, 2011

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Kyrie Irving played in only 11 games for Duke last season, but it was enough for Cleveland to make him the top pick in the NBA Draft.

Published June 24, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 4/14/11 Arkansas Travelers Mike Trout (23) waves to the crowed on Thursday evening before the start of their home opener against the Midland Rockhounds. Trout is the Angels' No. 1 prospect.

Published June 24, 2011

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FILE - In this June 5, 2011 file photo, Washington Nationals manager Jim Riggleman looks on during a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix. Riggelman resigned as manager on Thursday, June 23, 2011, Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said.

Published June 24, 2011

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Naturals Right Fielder Wil Myers warms up with teammates before the start of Friday's double header against the Arkansas Travelers at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.

Published June 24, 2011

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Germany's Sabine Lisicki reacts after defeating China's Li Na at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Thursday, June 23, 2011.

Published June 24, 2011

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JUPITER, FL - FEBRUARY 24: Chris Carpenter #29 of the St. Louis Cardinals poses during Photo Day on Thursday, February 24, 2011 at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida. (Photo by Tony Firriolo/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Published June 24, 2011

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House Minority Leader Rep. John Burris, R-Harrison, right, speaks with Arkansas House Speaker Rep. Robert Moore, D-Arkansas City, during a recess at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Thursday, March 31, 2011.

Published June 24, 2011

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SCOTTSDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 23: Tim Lincecum (55) of the San Francisco Giants poses during Photo Day on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Jason Wise/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Published June 24, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/TRACIE DUNGAN 6/23/11 mug of Dr. Sean Smith he does emergency medicine, is a doctor of osteopathy and admin. title is physician president

Published June 24, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-23-2011-- Fernando Lopez, 6, of Springdale, jumps along to a performance by the Sugar Free Allstars at Thursday morning's Disco Dance Party, held at the Springdale Public Library.

Published June 24, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/TRACIE DUNGAN 6/23/11 In the foreground, far right: Tracy Hernandez, an RN nurse who works the ER. background, left to right: social worker Joni Baker, social worker Jackie Schnedler and RN nurse and case manager Misti Bond. (Bond is the blonde). Hernandez works on updating patients' electronic medical records, while the trio on the case management teams works to ensure patients' treatment gets covered by insurance.

Published June 24, 2011

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Germany’s Sabine Lisicki succumbs to emotion after a three-set victory over No. 3 seed and French Open champion Li Na in the second round at Wimbledon on Thursday.

Published June 24, 2011

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Jake Raulerson for Richard Davenport's recruiting column

Published June 24, 2011

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Carlos Morris for richard davenport's recruiting column

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Vanderbilt's Tony Kemp runs from third base to score against North Carolina on a sacrifice fly by Anthony Gomez in the first inning of an NCAA College World Series elimination baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 22, 2011.

Published June 24, 2011

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Jake Raulerson for Richard Davenport's recruiting column

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Blake Jackson for Richard Davenport's recruiting column

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South Carolina's Jackie Bradley Jr. rounds the bases after hitting a three-run home run against Arizona State during the second inning of an NCAA baseball College World Series elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 22, 2010.

Published June 24, 2011

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Blake Jackson for Richard Davenport's recruiting column

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Arkansas Democract-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-23-2011-- Chad Jimmerson of Springdale kicks up some dust Thursday morning while doing lawn maintenance outside a Walmart on Robinson Ave. Jimmersdon, who had volunteered his time Thursday with Bryan Snell's Lawn Service, said he was hoping to land regular employment with the company.

Published June 24, 2011

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Vijay Singh, from Fiji, points to his ball after missing his birdie putt on the 2nd hole during first round play of the 2005 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Thursday, April 7, 2005.

Published June 24, 2011

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South Carolina head baseball coach Ray Tanner answers questions during a news conference at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 17, 2011. The tournament begins on Saturday.

Published June 24, 2011

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Miami Heat's LeBron James reacts during the first half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks Sunday, June 12, 2011, in Miami.

Published June 24, 2011

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Chicago White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf, left, listens to manager Ozzie Guillen before a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Seattle Mariners Tuesday, June 7, 2011 in Chicago.

Published June 24, 2011

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Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou arrives for an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, June 23, 2011.

Published June 24, 2011

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State legislator Donna Hutchinson and Gov. Mike Beebe

Published June 23, 2011

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In these 1984 file photos originally released by the FBI, New England organized crime figure James "Whitey" Bulger is shown.

Published June 23, 2011

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John Deering Editorial Cartoon 6/23/11

Published June 23, 2011

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Roger Harvell Editorial Cartoon 6/23/11

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A day for hay Larry Woodward uses a tractor to cut hay Wednesday at a small field in Farmington. Temperatures were mild in Northwest Arkansas on Wednesday, with highs in the mid- to upper-80s, according to the National Weather Service.

Published June 23, 2011

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Spencer Spears washes bleachers Wednesday at Reynolds Razorback Stadium. The Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star football game will be held tonight at the stadium to end All-Star week in Fayetteville.

Published June 23, 2011

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Just returning to the U.S. for a two-week leave, U.S. Army Capt. Dean Mathis kisses his six-month-old daughter Nataly Grace at Dallas-Fort Worth International airport in Grapevine, Texas, Wednesday, June 22, 2011. Mathis, of Killeen, Texas, last saw his daughter when she was two week old.

Published June 22, 2011

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Water drips off a male Malayan tiger after he climbed out a water pool in his exhibit at the Little Rock Zoo Wednesday. Now through Labor Day, the Wild Wonders Animal Show will be held Friday through Sunday at the zoo.

Published June 22, 2011

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U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell discusses his call to send two Iraqis facing terrorism-related charges to Guantanamo Bay during a news conference at the Warren County Courthouse in Bowling Green, Ky., Friday, June 17, 2011. McConnell is disputing the Justice Department's defense of prosecuting terrorism suspects in Kentucky, saying the case is unique. McConnell wants the two Iraqis tried in Guantanamo Bay rather than in civilian court in Kentucky.

Published June 22, 2011

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Gayle Gehr holds her grandson Wednesday and looks at their burned-out mobile home after a wildfire swept through the area near Sierra Vista, Ariz.

Published June 22, 2011

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Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 22, 2011, before the House Small Business Committee hearing on "The State of Small Business Access to Capital and Credit".

Published June 22, 2011

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President Barack Obama delivers a televised address from the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 22, 2011 on his plan to drawdown U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

Published June 22, 2011

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Pakistani paramilitary soldiers stand guard Wednesday at a checkpoint attacked by militants on the outskirts of Peshawar.

Published June 22, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CHRIS DEAN - 06/04/07 - California, rainbow and country shrimp rolls at Shogun Japanese Steakhouse.

Published June 22, 2011

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Published June 22, 2011

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Speaker of the house Robert Moore of Arkansas City introduces HB 1284 to the House Rules Committee at the State Capitol, February 2, 2011. The bill passed out of committee to advance to the house floor.

Published June 22, 2011

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United Methodist volunteers in Fort Smith who are part of a graffiti removal ministry. These are courtesy photos.

Published June 22, 2011

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Hot Springs, circa 1915 Visitor��s Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the first A.M.E. house of worship to occupy this site at 317 Church Street in the resort community, was a log cabin built by former slaves and their families. When it burned in 1878 it was quickly rebuilt. The second building was destroyed by another blaze in 1905. The congregation��s third home was lost in the great fire of 1913 that wiped out 50 square blocks of the city. Constructed in 1914 and still in use today, this unique brick structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Send questions or comments to Arkansas Postcard Past, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, Ark. 72203.

Published June 22, 2011

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The renovated Pentagon features an eating area with two-story columns. The 17-year, $4.5 billion project required stripping down the building to its concrete supports and reconstructing it from slab to ceiling. Illustrates PENTAGON (category a), by Steve Vogel (c) 2011, The Washington Post. Moved Wednesday, June 22, 2011. (MUST CREDIT: Photo by Dayna Smith for The Washington Post.)

Published June 22, 2011

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United Methodist volunteers in Fort Smith who are part of a graffiti removal ministry. These are courtesy photos.

Published June 22, 2011

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A Piney firefighter extinguishes a mobile home fire in the 1600 block of Old Bear Road on Wednesday, June 22, 2011. The home was fully involved upon firefighters' arrival.

Published June 22, 2011

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In this Nov. 2, 2010 photo, U.S reality television personality and daredevil Ryan Dunn attends the Jackass 3D UK Premiere at a central London cinema. Police say Dunn and a passenger in his 2007 Porsche died early Monday, June 20, 2011, of injuries sustained in a car crash in suburban Philadelphia. GERMANY OUT; AUSTRIA OUT; SWITZERLAND OUT

Published June 22, 2011

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Police officers escort drug cartel leader Jose de Jesus Mendez Vargas to a news conference on his arrest Wednesday in Mexico City.

Published June 22, 2011

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A lone protester challenges Greek police officers at Syntagma square in central Athens early Wednesday after Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou survived a confidence vote in Parliament.

Published June 22, 2011

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Published June 22, 2011

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John and Faye Provence

Published June 22, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 3/10/11 Director of the state Highway and Transportation Department Dan Flowers (left) and the Arkansas Trucking Association President Lane Kidd, are in favor of HB1902, the highway financing act in the House Committee on Public Transportation Thursday.

Published June 22, 2011

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Published June 22, 2011

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FILE - In this June 3, 1939 file photo Dr. Joseph Goebbels gave a tea reception in honour of Prince Paul and Princess Olga of Yugoslavia, on their official visit to Berlin, at Schwanenwerder. Left to right: Mrs. Magda Goebbels, chatting with Prince Paul, Professor William Speer, Princess Olga, talking to Dr. Joseph Goebbels. In the foreground, back to Camera, Dr. Goebbels�� little daughters Helga and Hilde, and left, standing, his little son Helmut. The lakeside property in the German capital once owned by Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels is up for sale at auction. Bids are now being taken for the 70,000-square foot (6,440-square meter) plot on Schwanenwerder island, an exclusive area in western Berlin where Goebbels and his family lived from 1936 to 1943, spokeswoman Irina Daehne for the real estate agency selling the property for the city said Wednesday. The Goebbels family returned in 1945 before moving into Hitler's bunker complex in the capital's downtown area. The Goebbels villa, which he purchased from a Deutsche Bank board member, was destroyed after the war and a 7,650-square foot (710-square meter) brick bungalow built in the 1950s now sits on the site.

Published June 22, 2011

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This brick bungalow was built on the Berlin lake island property once owned by Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels.

Published June 22, 2011

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A TV monitor displays the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate decision Wednesday as specialist Philip Finale works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Published June 22, 2011

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An Airbus A380 takes off above a parked Korean Air A380 on Wednesday during a demonstration flight at the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, north of Paris.

Published June 22, 2011

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Penne Pasta at Little Rock's Hilton Hotel Grand Cafe for dining review

Published June 22, 2011

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The Summer Salad at Little Rock's Hilton Hotel Grand Cafe for dining review

Published June 22, 2011

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Little Rock firefighter Chad Johnson demonstrates how to use a fire hose with three-year-old twins Kaiden and Kaleb Nelson during a visit to the McMath Library on Wedndesay to teach fire safety to kids in the summer reading program there.

Published June 22, 2011

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Gavin Honaker (cq), 12, of Greenwood flips into the diving pool from the diving board at Creekmore Pool in Fort Smith on Wednesday, June 22, 2011. The pool is open daily through Labor Day.

Published June 22, 2011

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Pastor James Scott has had 18 air conditioners gutted or stolen from his church facilities in southwest Little Rock over the past five years. “People have no fear of God anymore,” Scott said.

Published June 22, 2011

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Steven Kehner is the state’s fifth-leading rusher in high school history and will play at Ouachita Baptist this fall, but the former Glen Rose running back still feels he has a lot to prove in tonight’s AHSCA’s All-Star football game.

Published June 22, 2011

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Former Star City forward Yasmine Pace (left) works her way around former Shiloh Christian forward Lindsey Roe during the first half of the AHSCA All-Star girls basketball game Wednesday night at Walton Arena in Fayetteville. Roe’s West team pulled away for a 75-49 victory.

Published June 22, 2011

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Clarice and Alvin Turner

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James Scott, associate pastor at Abundant Grace Church on Scott Hamilton Rd. in Little Rock, shows how even razor wire could not keep thieves from stealing his air conditioners for the 18th time in 5 years.

Published June 22, 2011

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Storyteller Cheryl Collins will share tales from the times of the first Juneteenth Day and the black experience during the Civil War Saturday, June 25, at the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas in Pine Bluff.

Published June 22, 2011

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The crab and sweet potato casserole at E's Bistro, 3812 JFK Blvd., in North Little Rock.

Published June 22, 2011

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The salmon salad at E's Bistro, 3812 JFK Blvd., in North Little Rock.

Published June 22, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 1/14/11 Gov. Mike Beebe during a press conference Friday at the state Capitol.

Published June 22, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 6/22/11 Students (left to right) Ashley Murray, 13, Anya Ali, 12, and Batchimeg Batulzii (cq), 11, work on an art projects Wednesday afternoon at the Arkansas Arts Center Museum School as a spider sits in a cage. The spider was in the class for a drawing with live animals as models portion of the class.

Published June 22, 2011

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House Minority Leader Rep. John Burris, R-Harrison, right, speaks with Arkansas House Speaker Rep. Robert Moore, D-Arkansas City, during a recess at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Thursday, March 31, 2011.

Published June 22, 2011

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Belarusian school boys hold torches as they stand in front of one of the most important Soviet WWII war monuments marking the heroic resistance of the Red Army against the surprise German attack during a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of Nazi invasion in the town of Brest, 360 kilometers (223 miles) southwest of Minsk, Belarus, early Wednesday, June 22, 2011. When Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941, the Brest Fortress defenders contained Nazi troops for a month.

Published June 22, 2011

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Arizona’s Derrick Williams is projected to be taken in the first few picks in today’s NBA Draft. He could be the first pick overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers, but if he is not, most expect the Minnesota Timberwolves to select him with the second overall pick.

Published June 22, 2011

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Finishing fourth at Texas Motor Speedway two weeks ago was the first top-five finish for Helio Castroneves this year, and a good run at Milwaukee last week until tire problems took him out of contention could indicate his bad luck is nearing an end.

Published June 22, 2011

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Donell Henderson goes up for a dunk during the East team’s 77-70 victory over the West in the AHSCA All-Star boys basketball game Wednesday night at Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published June 22, 2011

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South Carolina starting pitcher Colby Holmes works against Virginia in the first inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 21, 2011.

Published June 22, 2011

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FILE - This Nov. 23, 2010, file photo shows Duke guard Kyrie Irving (1) during an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas State, in Kansas City, Mo.

Published June 22, 2011

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Vanderbilt's Connor Harrell, center, celebrates with teammates Tony Kemp (6) and Sam Lind (3) after hitting a three-run home run against North Carolina in the second inning of an NCAA College World Series elimination baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 22, 2011.

Published June 22, 2011

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CORRECTS TO A SACRIFICE FLY NOT A SINGLE - Vanderbilt's Tony Kemp scores against North Carolina on a sacrifice fly by Anthony Gomez in the first inning of an NCAA College World Series elimination baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 22, 2011.

Published June 22, 2011

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RJ Helms with Legacy Links in Fort Smith pulls a grader inside Jim Rowland Stadium at Southside High School in Fort Smith on Wednesday, June 22, 2011. AstroTurf will begin being installed inside the stadium in about two weeks. After completion at Southside, work will begin at Northside High School as well.

Published June 22, 2011

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5/20/11 photo by STEPHEN B. THORNTON Arkansas Rep's production of The 39 Steps

Published June 22, 2011

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5/20/11 photo by STEPHEN B. THORNTON Arkansas Rep's production of The 39 Steps

Published June 22, 2011

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United States' Clint Dempsey, center, is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal against Panama during the second half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal soccer match Wednesday, June 22, 2011, in Houston.

Published June 22, 2011

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American Venus Williams grimaces after a bad shot against Kimiko Date-Krumm of Japan in a three-set, second-round victory at Wimbledon on Wednesday.

Published June 22, 2011

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Calli Berna (12) goes for a layup against the East’s Brittney Gill in the first half of the West’s 75-49 victory at Walton Arena in Fayetteville on Wednesday. Berna was the game’s MVP.

Published June 22, 2011

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Rory McIlroy, of Ireland, is expecting big things from himself after his dominant victory in the U.S. Open last week.

Published June 22, 2011

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Venus Williams of the US in action during the match against Japan's Kimiko Date-Krumm at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Wednesday, June 22, 2011.

Published June 22, 2011

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FILE - In this July 2, 2010, file photo, Tiger Woods waits to hit during the second round of the AT&T National golf tournament at the Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pa. Woods will miss another golf tournament as he recovers from injuries to his left leg, saying Wednesday, June 22, 2011, he will not play in the AT&T National next week outside Philadelphia.

Published June 22, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JEFFREY SLATTON Tag Riding at Hardscrabble Country Club during Wednesday's pro-am for the Fort Smith Classic.

Published June 22, 2011

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Florida Marlins interim manager Jack McKeon, is shown in the seventh inning during a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in Miami. McKeon earned his first victory since coming out of retirement when the Marlins broke an 11-game losing streak by beating the Los Angeles Angels 5-2.

Published June 22, 2011

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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday hits a three-run homer in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros Friday, July 9, 2010 in Houston. St. Louis won 8-0.

Published June 22, 2011

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Cleveland Browns' Josh Cribbs (16) returns a punt 55 yards against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first quarter of an NFL football game Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009, in Cleveland.

Published June 22, 2011

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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Miguel Batista delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Tuesday, July 27, 2010 in Washington. Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg was scratched from his scheduled start.

Published June 22, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-22-2011-- Former Searcy Lion Jamal Jones seen here playing in the Arkansas All Star Boys basketball game in 2011 plans to officially visit Arkansas.

Published June 22, 2011

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Wilfred, a new comedy on FX, stars (from left) Jason Gann, Elijah Wood and Fiona Gubelmann. The series debuts at 9 p.m. today.

Published June 22, 2011

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Darrin Cox (left) and Shawna Newell help evacuate the contents of a home in Minot, N.D., where water from the Souris River began spilling over levees Wednesday.

Published June 22, 2011

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Anti-government protesters carry a Yemeni army soldier Wednesday during a demonstration demanding the resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sana, Yemen.

Published June 22, 2011

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An emperor penguin walks along New Zealand’s Peka Peka Beach on Monday in this photo released by New Zealand’s Department of Conservation.

Published June 22, 2011

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Sarah Haman (left), as Patsy Cline, and Candyce Hinkle, as Louise Seger, in a scene from "Always...Patsy Cline" at Murry's Dinner Playhouse in Little Rock May 19.

Published June 22, 2011

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Picture: (standing) Tom Cooper, Kassie Johnsen, Brian Williams (seated) Jack Iafrate in Moonlight and Magnolias by Ron Hutchinson

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The Souris River passes near a home Tuesday, June 21, 2011, in Minot, N.D.

Published June 22, 2011

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In this June 20, 2011 photo released by New Zealand's Department of Conservation, an Emperor penguin walks along Peka Peka Beach in New Zealand after it got lost while hunting for food. The young Antarctic Emperor penguin has taken a rare wrong turn and ended up stranded on a New Zealand beach.

Published June 22, 2011

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First lady Michelle Obama (second from left) visits with Sello Hatang (left) of the Nelson Mandela Foundation on Tuesday in Johannesburg. With Obama (from left) are her mother, Marian Robinson; Mandela’s wife, Graca Machel; and Obama’s daughters, Sasha and Malia.

Published June 22, 2011

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Sen. John Kerry heads to the Senate chamber Tuesday to present, along with Sen. John McCain, a bipartisan resolution allowing the U.S. mission in Libya to continue for now.

Published June 22, 2011

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An unidentified woman, left, hugs the driver of the pictured upside down pick-up truck after she lost control of it while heading westbound on the MLK Expressway Tuesday, June 21, 2011, just before the Central Avenue exit. The one-vehicle accident occured around 12:30 p.m. when, according to a witness, it appeared the truck began to hydroplane while traveling along the wet roadway.

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Adjani (cq) Winston, works on his clay totem pole in the Totem Poles of the World class as part of the Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center inside Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville on Tuesday, June 21, 2011. The week-long class taught by Trent Tally continues through Friday.

Published June 22, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 6/21/11 Dutch Daniel (front), 4, and swimming instructor Lauren Tallakson (cq) play a game of tag Tuesday morning during swim class at the Little Rock Racquet Club.

Published June 22, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 11/9/09 Chris Heller, attorney for the Little Rock School District during a meeting for the The Arkansas Board of Education on Monday afternoon.

Published June 22, 2011

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More Syrians arrive near the Turkish village of Guvecci on Tuesday. A U.N. relief agency said 500 to 1,000 people a day have been crossing from northern Syria since June 7.

Published June 22, 2011

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The newest United States District Judge of the Eastern District of Arkansas Brian S. Miller, who is from Helena, asks those in attendance for a show of hands if they are from Phillips County, where Helena is located, because of the large turn out Friday to witness his Investiture at the Little Rock federal building.

Published June 22, 2011

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The 1Chase Manhattan Plaza building, where JPMorgan Chase & Co. resides, is shown in New York in 2009. The Wall Street bank will pay $153.6 million to settle civil fraud charges.

Published June 22, 2011

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In this photo provided by the Nelson Mandela Foundation on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, US First Lady Michelle Obama, left, with former South African President Nelson Mandela, at this home, in Houghton, South Africa. First lady Michelle Obama and her family met with Nelson Mandela during a private visit at the former South African president's home. Mrs. Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha, and her mother, Marian Robinson, were viewing some of Mandela's personal papers at his foundation Tuesday when according to White House officials, he sent word that he wanted to meet them. It was Mrs. Obama's first meeting with the prisoner-turned-president. EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Published June 22, 2011

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FILE - In this July 4, 2008 file photo, jazz soul singer Amy Winehouse, from England, performs during the Rock in Rio music festival in Arganda del Rey, on the outskirts of Madrid. Winehouse was booed and jeered late Saturday, June 18, 2011, during a concert in Serbia's capital as she stumbled onto the stage, mumbled through her songs and wandered off. EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Published June 22, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 3/19/09 State Rep. Steve Harrelson presenting SB38, the personal watercraft bill, in the House Thursday.

Published June 22, 2011

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FILE - In this June 9, 2011 file photo, Defense Secretary nominee Leon Panetta testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate has unanimously approved the nomination of Leon Panetta to be the next Pentagon chief.

Published June 22, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 6/20/11 Bobby Lester, interim superintendent for the Pulaski County Special School District and answers questions following an announcement made by state department of education that is was removing its current superintendent and dissolving the school board on Monday afternoon. Lester came out of retirement after 34 years in the PCSSD including 15 years as its superintendent.

Published June 22, 2011

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A crew with Time Striping of Van Buren, lays sod around the new cell phone parking lot near the Little Rock National Airport, Adams Field Tuesday. They are (left to right) Joey Casaus (cq), Daniel Christie, Jared Noble and Chris Moon. The lot should be open later this week. It is located by the former Aerospace Education Center, 3100 East Roosevelt Rd.

Published June 22, 2011

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People inspect a destroyed liquor store after a bomb attack in Baghdad as violence flared Tuesday across Iraq.

Published June 22, 2011

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6/21/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Volunteer naturalist Jerry Meeks, left, holds the skin of a 6 foot long rattlesnake as Minuteman Youth Camp counselor Aaron Jones, center, and campers Ga'Aiylon Finley, 10, and Austin Hoffman, 11, right, examine it during a trip to Pinnacle Mountain State Park Tuesday afternoon. The Minuteman Youth Camp is put on by the Arkansas National Guard at Camp Robinson and offers a week long overnight camp packed with field trips throughout central Arkansas. (Ga'Aiylon is CQ)

Published June 22, 2011

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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syria's President, Bashar Assad delivers a speech in Damascus, Syria, Monday, June 20, 2011. Syria's embattled president says "saboteurs" are trying to exploit legitimate demands for reform in the country. President Bashar Assad's speech Monday was only his third public address since the country's uprising began in March. What is happening today has nothing to do with reform, it has to do with vandalism," Assad told a crowd of supporters at Damascus University. EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Published June 22, 2011

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A Libyan inspects a house damaged by a rocket in Misrata, Libya, Tuesday, June 21, 2011. Rockets fired by Libyan army troops have been hitting closer to Misrata this week. Last night, a rocket struck the front yard of their home in the area of Ruweislat in Misrata, killing 14-year-old Ali Ibrahim Abu Sheiba and burning his mother and brother, according to the boy's uncle, Taher Abu Sheiba.

Published June 22, 2011

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A Palestinian woman looks through a border fence as she waits to cross into Egypt at the Rafah border crossing, southern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, June 21, 2011.

Published June 22, 2011

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Colombian singer Shakira is seen during an interview with The Associated Press at the President's Conference in Jerusalem, Tuesday, June 21, 2011. Colombian pop singer Shakira promoted her global education campaign with a stop at a joint Israeli-Arab school in Jerusalem on Tuesday. Kicking off Israel's third annual President's Conference on Tuesday with a plea for children's education worldwide, Shakira, a U.N. Goodwill Ambassador, said the Holy Land was the "perfect place to talk about how urgent it is to invest in education."

Published June 22, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 6/17/11 Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel.

Published June 22, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 1/13/11 LRSD School Board member Melanie Fox makes a motion to appoint retired educator Morris Holmes as interim superintendent to replace current Superintendent Linda Watson during a meeting on Thursday night. To Foxes left is fellow board member Jody Carreiro. The board voted unanimously to appoint Holmes.

Published June 22, 2011

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Volunteer Mike Crowson bolts one piece of a new playground setup to another on a hot Saturday morning at Habitat for Humanity of Saline County’s Partnership Village in Benton.

Published June 22, 2011

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Published June 22, 2011

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In this June 13, 2011 photo, a home is posted as "sold," in Los Angeles. Fewer people purchased previously occupied homes in May, bringing sales down to their lowest level of the year.

Published June 22, 2011

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5/17/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Little Rock School District Superintendent Dr. Morris Holmes speaks during a press conference at school headquarters Tuesday afternoon in Little Rock.

Published June 22, 2011

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6/18/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Volunteers Paul Hyatt, left, Beverly Costello and Tom Spann work to construct a shelter as part of a playground at Habitat for Humanity's Partnership Village in Benton Saturday morning.

Published June 22, 2011

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6/18/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Volunteers construct a playground at Habitat for Humanity's Partnership Village in Benton Saturday morning.

Published June 22, 2011

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6/18/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON AmeriCorps volunteer Emily Gosselin and other volunteer construct a shelter as part of a playground at Habitat for Humanity's Partnership Village in Benton Saturday morning.

Published June 22, 2011

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6/18/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON AmeriCorps volunteer Emily Gosselin swings a hammer as she and other volunteer construct a shelter as part of a playground at Habitat for Humanity's Partnership Village in Benton Saturday morning.

Published June 22, 2011

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6/18/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON AmeriCorps volunteer Emily Gosselin, left, and habitat volunteer Dennis LeDoux construct a shelter as part of a playground at Habitat for Humanity's Partnership Village in Benton Saturday morning.

Published June 22, 2011

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6/18/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON AmeriCorps volunteer Emily Gosselin swings a hammer as she and other volunteer construct a shelter as part of a playground at Habitat for Humanity's Partnership Village in Benton Saturday morning.

Published June 22, 2011

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6/18/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Playground equipment rep Dean Byrd, left, and volunteer Paul Hall assemble equipment as they work at Habitat for Humanity's Partnership Village in Benton Saturday morning.

Published June 22, 2011

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Blueberry-Peach Bread combines two favorite summer fruits.

Published June 22, 2011

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Barton Seaver has hit the right notes with his cookbook, "For Cod and Country." Illustrates FOOD-BOOK (category d), by Bonnie S. Benwick (c) 2011, The Washington Post. Moved Thursday, May 26, 2011. (MUST CREDIT: Photo for The Washington Post by Deb Lindsey.)

Published June 22, 2011

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Blackberry drink for food story

Published June 22, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 6/21/11 North Little Rock firefighters work to put out a fire Tuesday afternoon near the intersection of East Fourth Street and Dixie lane.

Published June 22, 2011

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This image provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 shows one of nine new warning labels cigarette makers will have to use by the fall of 2012. In the most significant change to U.S. cigarette packs in 25 years, the FDA's the new warning labels depict in graphic detail the negative health effects of tobacco use.

Published June 22, 2011

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This image provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 shows one of nine new warning labels cigarette makers will have to use by the fall of 2012. In the most significant change to U.S. cigarette packs in 25 years, the FDA's the new warning labels depict in graphic detail the negative health effects of tobacco use.

Published June 22, 2011

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Wylie Greer, from North Little Rock, carries a bouquet of sunflowers while shopping at the Little Rock Farmers Market in the River Market on Tuesday.

Published June 22, 2011

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Senior Airman Beverly Ragland closes the door of the transfer vehicle containing the remains of Army Pfc. Brian J. Backus of Saginaw Township, Mich., upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base, Del. on Tuesday, June 21, 2011. The Department of Defense announced the death of Backus who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

Published June 22, 2011

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Abdulhakim Muhammad is escorted by Pulaski County Sheriff's Dept. deputies to a hearing at the Pulaski County Court House in Little Rock, Tuesesday, Dec. 21, 2010. Muhammad is charged with capital murder for the June 2009 death of an Army recruiter and the wounding of another

Published June 22, 2011

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FILE -- A March 11, 2001 file photo provided by the Guinness World Records organization shows Brazilian Maria Gomes Valentim, in Carangola, in Brazil's Minas Gerais state. Gomes Valentim cited as the world's oldest living human by Guinness World Records died Tuesaday morning June 21, 2011,

Published June 22, 2011

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Republican presidential candidate, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman waves to supporters before officially announcing his bid, Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J.

Published June 22, 2011

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Laura Kent, an associate professor of secondary education at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, talks during a training session for area elementary school teachers last week. The session at Rogers High School was geared at helping teachers transition to new, common core educational standards.

Published June 22, 2011

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Star power for the East All-Stars is provided by (from left) Raheem Appleby of Jacksonville, Darion Griswald of Dumas, Hunter Mickelson of Jonesboro Westside, Ky Madden of East Poinsett County and Jamal Jones of Searcy.

Published June 22, 2011

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North Little Rock’s Jerica James didn’t waste time when she decided where to attend college and play basketball, signing with Mississippi State on the first signing day.

Published June 22, 2011

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ADDS STRINGER'S NAME - Rebel fighters fire their mortars towards pro-Moammar Gadhafi forces on the front line of Dafniya in Misrata, Libya, Tuesday, June 21, 2011. Rockets fired by Libyan government troops have been hitting closer to Misrata this week. On Monday, a rocket struck the front yard of a home in the area of Ruweislat in Misrata, killing a 14-year old boy and burning his mother and brother, according to the boy's uncle, Taher Abu Sheiba.

Published June 22, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/DAVE HUGHES Fort Smith firefighters search an attic for embers left from a fire that damaged a roof and caused mostly smoke damage in six apartments at the Links Apartments at 5100 Zero St. Tuesday afternoon. Fire Marshal Ronnie Rogers said he thinks the fire was caused by someone stuffing a lit cigarette butt into a hollow pillar supporting a porch. He said the fire likely smoldered all night and spread into the attic before it was detected. Rogers estimated the fire caused between $50,000 and $60,000 damage.

Published June 22, 2011

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Serena Williams of the US reacts during the match against France's Aravane Rezai at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Tuesday, June 21, 2011.

Published June 22, 2011

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California's Mitch Delfino (44) and Devon Rodriguez (33) celebrate their team's 7-3 win over Texas A&M in an NCAA College World Series elimination baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 21, 2011.

Published June 22, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-21-2011-- Lily Pebworth, 8, of Fayetteville, glances up at a tree Tuesday morning as Gerald Klingaman, operations director of the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, describes the leaves associated with trees throughout the garden in Fayetteville. The garden is sponsoring a series of weeklong daycamps for children, with subjects including insects, birds, and wildlife habitats. Interested parents should contact the garden at 479-750-2620.

Published June 22, 2011

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Serena Williams shed some tears Tuesday after her first victory at the All-England Club this year.

Published June 22, 2011

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FILE - This Dec. 3, 2010, file photo shows Tiger Woods, left, watching his tee shot along with Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, on the first hole at the Chevron World Challenge golf tournament, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The manner in which McIlroy won the U.S. Open made comparisons with Woods inevitable.

Published June 22, 2011

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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, poses with the trophy after winning the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Sunday, June 19, 2011. McIlroy won the U.S. Open for his first major with a record setting 16-under 268.

Published June 22, 2011

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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cliff Lee at work during the first inning of a baseball game with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, June 6, 2011, in Philadelphia. The Phillies won 3-1.

Published June 22, 2011

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Mike Anderson press conference at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville Mike Anderson speaks during a news conference introducing him as the new men's basketball coach inside Bud Walton Arena at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville on Saturday, March 26, 2011.

Published June 22, 2011

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West volleyball player Isis Nero from Fountain Lake tries to get the ball past East defender Vanessa Uhrhahn from Greenwood during Tuesday nights all star volleyball game at Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville.

Published June 22, 2011

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West all star volleyball player Alicia Swearingen from Springdale Har-Ber tries to get the ball past East defender Emily Sprick during the first half of the girls all star volleyball game at Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville.

Published June 22, 2011

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STAFF PHOTO MARC F. HENNING West's Margaret Power of Bentonville attempts a header on goal off a corner kick Tuesday, June 21, 2011, over the East's Erin Richards of Batesville during the first half of the Arkansas High School Coaches Association's All Star girl's soccer game at Razorback Field in Fayetteville. Power missed the attempt but headed a goal off another corner kick shortly after.

Published June 22, 2011

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East All Star Isai Garcia from Searcy (left) and West's Dylan Lovell go after the ball during Tuesday nights all star boys soccer game in Fayetteville.

Published June 22, 2011

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KISSIMMEE, FL - FEBRUARY 24: Hunter Pence #9 of the Houston Astros poses during Photo Day on Thursday, February 24, 2011 at Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee, Florida. (Photo by Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Published June 22, 2011

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California’s Derek Campbell (5) slides under the tag of Texas A&M’s Kenny Jackson in the sixth inning of the Bears’ 7-3 victory that eliminated the Aggies from the College World Series.

Published June 22, 2011

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East All Star Chase Chamberlain from Jonesboro (left) and West's John Colliver from Harrison go after the ball during Tuesday nights boys all star game in Fayetteville.

Published June 22, 2011

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East All Star Isai Garcia from Searcy (left) and West's Dylan Lovell go after the ball during Tuesday nights all star boys soccer game in Fayetteville.

Published June 22, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-21-2011-- Matthew Lulofs as the Pirate King, center, wrestles with two maidens, Tookah Sapper,left, and Jayna Parker, right, during a performance of "The Pirates of Penzance" Tuesday afternoon at the Rogers Public Library. The Opera in the Ozarks at Inspiration Point company will perform the musical again Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26. Interested readers should go to www.opra.org/calendar for locations and times, or call 479-253-8595.

Published June 22, 2011

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Revellers cheer as the sun finally breaks through the clouds more than a couple of hours after sunrise during the summer solstice at Stonehenge, near Salisbury in England, Tuesday, June 21, 2011. The ancient stone circle of Stonehenge is a World Heritage Site erected between approximately 3000BC and 1600BC and despite years of research the reason behind its construction remains a mystery. The summer solstice in the northern hemisphere occurs annually on June 21 and is the time at which the sun is at its northernmost point in the sky.

Published June 22, 2011

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An Afghan policeman points his gun towards a pedestrian at the scene of a suicide attack outside the office of Parwan provincial governor in Chaharikar, Parwan province, north of Kabul, Afghanistan Tuesday, June 21, 2011. Authorities say a failed suicide bombing targeting the governor of a province in northern Afghanistan has killed a passer-by and wounded a guard.

Published June 22, 2011

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An Afghan shepherd lets his flock of animals graze from a roadside garbage dump in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 21, 2011.

Published June 22, 2011

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East All-Star Lizzy McFadden (left) and the West’s Casey O’Brien try to control the ball during the first half.

Published June 22, 2011

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Demonstrators wave Greek flags outside Parliament in central Athens on Tuesday during a rally against plans for new austerity measures.

Published June 22, 2011

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Grilling season is upon us with the onset of summer and Father's Day gift-buying is approaching so grill-related items are hot. Vegetable skewers help veggies keep their shape and not fall apart while being cooked.

Published June 22, 2011

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Quin Bennett takes off after the pigmy goat her father Chris Bennett was holding for her to pet reared up on it's hind legs at the Dunbar Community Gardens in Little Rock Tuesday. Quin eventually petted the goat.

Published June 22, 2011

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Key lime blackberry pie for food story

Published June 22, 2011

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Bobby Lester

Published June 21, 2011

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Published June 21, 2011

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A map provided by the Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission shows in yellow a proposed moratorium area for disposal wells.

Published June 21, 2011

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The battle against the Monument fire takes to the air Monday, June 20, 2011 in Sierra Vista.

Published June 21, 2011

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Rebel fighters fire a rocket at the front line west of Misrata, Libya, on Monday, June 20, 2011.

Published June 21, 2011

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These images provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, show two of nine new warning labels cigarette makers will have to use by the fall of 2012.

Published June 21, 2011

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Roger Harvell Editorial Cartoon 6/21/11

Published June 21, 2011

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Serena Williamreturns a shot to France's Aravane Rezai at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, on Tuesday, June 21, 2011.

Published June 21, 2011

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Jon Huntsman

Published June 21, 2011

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FILE - In this June 9, 2011 file photo, Defense Secretary nominee, CIA Director Leon Panetta, second from left, is greeted on Capitol Hill in Washington by, from left, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., as he arrived to testify before a Senate Armed Service Committee hearing on his nomination. President Barack Obama’s long-awaited decision on how many troops to bring home from Afghanistan in summer 2011 is overshadowing an impending change of arguably equal importance to the course of the war: the departure from Washington and Kabul of senior U.S. leaders with years of experience in managing the conflict.

Published June 21, 2011

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North Carolina’s Jacob Stallings (right) and Kent Emanuel celebrate after helping the Tar Heels eliminate Texas from the College World Series with a 3-0 victory Monday.

Published June 21, 2011

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Ronnie Dunn has stepped out solo with Ronnie Dunn, his first album since the breakup of his Brooks & Dunn partnership with Kix Brooks. The recording debuted at No. 1 on the country charts, No. 5 on Billboard’s Top 200 album charts.

Published June 21, 2011

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A scorched tree flames up Monday, in Stoneham, Texas, after wildfires swept through the East Texas area.

Published June 21, 2011

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Gentlemen, What Would You Like is photographer Al Wertheimer’s title for this low-light photograph of Elvis Presley and his cousin, Junior Smith, ordering breakfast. As Wertheimer pointed out, it looks like Elvis is more focused on the waitress than the menu. The photograph is part of the exhibit “Elvis at 21, Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer,” at the Clinton Presidential Center.

Published June 21, 2011

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Published June 21, 2011

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Wal-Mart employee Betty Dukes listens in her attorneys office in Berkeley, Calif., Monday, June 20, 2011. Dukes was involved in a sex discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart blocked on Monday by the Supreme Court. The suit, the largest of its kind in U.S. history, sided with Wal-Mart and against up to 1.6 million female workers in a decision that makes it harder to mount large-scale bias claims against the nation's other huge companies, too.

Published June 21, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 2/28/11 Secretary of State Mark Martin announced Monday that a website is available for public comment on redistricting.

Published June 21, 2011

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Aaron Davis, 9, beats on a drum set as others keep time on a single drum during the first day of a week-long Rock'n Roll Camp at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock Monday. The camp coincides with the Elvis Presley exhibit at the center.

Published June 21, 2011

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Mike Reynaud of Luling, la., fishes inside the Bonnet Carre Spillway, just after U.S. Army Corps of Engineers workers closed the final bays along the Mississippi River, seen in background, thirty miles uprover from New Orleans in Norco, La., Monday, June 20, 2011. The gates were opened weeks ago, pouring fresh water into Lake Pontchartrain, as high water on the Mississippi River threatened levees. Corps officials don't think the Missouri River's flood is going to have significant impact on the lower Mississippi.

Published June 21, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 5/16/11 Pulaski County Special School District Superintendent Charles Hopson listens Bill Goff with the Arkansas Department of Education recommends that the district be classified as being in fiscal distress.

Published June 21, 2011

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File -- In a Feb. 8, 2011 file photo Sean Kingston arrives at the premiere of the documentary film "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never," in Los Angeles. Kingston has been rushed to a hospital Sunday May 29, 2011, after crashing his personal watercraft into a Miami Beach bridge.

Published June 21, 2011

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In this June 10, 2011 photo, entertainer Debbie Reynolds poses between dresses worn by actress Marilyn Monroe in the films "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," left, and "River of No Return," right, at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, Calif. Pieces in Reynolds' extensive collection of Hollywood memorabilia will be put up for auction at the Paley Center.

Published June 21, 2011

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“No one can predict how long it will take to return the district back to local control,” Bobby Lester said Monday after he was chosen to return as Pulaski County Special School District superintendent.

Published June 21, 2011

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Libyan rebel fighters fire at Moammar Gadhafi forces on the front line of Dafniya in Misrata, Libya, on Monday.

Published June 21, 2011

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Yemeni demonstrators attend noon prayers Monday in Sana during a protest demanding that President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s sons leave the country.

Published June 21, 2011

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Arkansas Education Commissioner Tom Kimbrell answers reporters’ questions Monday in Little Rock after announcing two school-district takeovers.

Published June 21, 2011

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Ronnie Dunn has stepped out solo with Ronnie Dunn, his first album since the breakup of his Brooks & Dunn partnership with Kix Brooks. The recording debuted at No. 1 on the country charts, No. 5 on Billboard’s Top 200 album charts.

Published June 21, 2011

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Pakistani police officers visit the site of an explosion in Quetta, Pakistan, Monday, June 20, 2011. Police say a car bomb exploded near a women's college in southwestern Pakistan, killing some people and wounding others.

Published June 21, 2011

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In this Nov. 2, 2010 photo, U.S reality television personality and daredevil Ryan Dunn attends the Jackass 3D UK Premiere at a central London cinema. Police say Dunn and a passenger in his 2007 Porsche died early Monday, June 20, 2011, of injuries sustained in a car crash in suburban Philadelphia. GERMANY OUT; AUSTRIA OUT; SWITZERLAND OUT

Published June 21, 2011

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People inspect at the scene a car bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, June 20, 2011. A parked car bomb targeted a passing police patrol in the northeastern Shaab neighborhood, killing and wounding several people, officials said.

Published June 21, 2011

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Madeline Lingle, 8, of Prairie Grove draws a scene on her canvas bag during History Camp at Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale on Monday, June 20, 2011. Each day, the week-long camp introduces the children, ages 6 to 9, to activities from a different era from the 1850's to the 1890's.

Published June 21, 2011

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Helena-West Helena School District Superintendent Willie Williams raises his hand to be recognized to answer a question from the Arkansas Board of Education in Little Rock Monday. The board voted to classify the 2,374-student district as fiscally distressed.

Published June 21, 2011

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Visitors walk in the rain near a new Boeing 747-8 on Monday, the first day of the Paris Air Show at the Bourget airport in France.

Published June 21, 2011

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Members of the Bentonville Native American Flute Circle gather at the Museum of Native American Artifacts to take turns playing and discussing the American Indian flute.

Published June 21, 2011

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Omar Jadwat from The American Civil Liberties Union, comments on the hearing Monday June 20, 2011 in Atlanta on Georgia's new Immigration Law. Jadwat with the American Civil Liberties Union argued the law is fundamentally unconstitutional and infringes on federal authority.

Published June 21, 2011

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FILE - This Nov. 7, 2011 file photo shows Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali during a meeting marking the 21st anniversary of his ascent to power in Tunis.

Published June 21, 2011

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Published June 21, 2011

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Published June 21, 2011

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Bentonville Native American Flute Circle - Wanda Holland photo by Sandra Cox/special to the Democrat-Gazette

Published June 21, 2011

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Bentonville Native American Flute Circle - Scott Brown photo by Sandra Cox/special to the Democrat-Gazette

Published June 21, 2011

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Bentonville Native American Flute Circle - Randy Odglen photo by Sandra Cox/special to the Democrat-Gazette

Published June 21, 2011

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Bentonville Native American Flute Circle - Mark Barger photo by Sandra Cox/special to the Democrat-Gazette

Published June 21, 2011

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John Suttles, Bentonville Native American Flute Circle - Flute Circle photo by Sandra Cox/special to the Democrat-Gazette

Published June 21, 2011

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Bob Howard, with FEMA, walks by a 61-foot trailer on a lot at 7400 Scott Hamilton Dr. in Little Rock Monday. FEMA began distributing trailers to those who qualify for them.

Published June 21, 2011

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Bob Fried "The Sorcerer" Steppenwolf, Charley Musselwhite, The 4th Way, Indian Head Band Avalon Ballroom, April 19 �� 21, 1968 Commercial lithograph UALR Permanent Collection #1986.010.003.1 Gift of Bob Sherman

Published June 21, 2011

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Villagers use a wooden boat to transfer their pigs from a flooded hogpen in suburb Lanxi city in east China's Zhejiang province Monday, June 20, 2011. Heavy rains pounded Zhejiang province over the weekend and the level of a river that passes through Lanxi city has risen sharply. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT

Published June 21, 2011

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Heather Bolick of Little Rock demonstrates her ability with nunchucks during a previous American Taekwondo Association World Championship.

Published June 21, 2011

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Venus Williams got off to a promising start at Wimbledon by cruising past Akgul Amanmuradova 6-3, 6-1 on Monday at the All England Club.

Published June 21, 2011

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ADG photo by Benjamin Krain: United States District Judge of the Eastern District of Arkansas Brian S. Miller, Helena,

Published June 21, 2011

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10/12/10 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Pulaski County Special School District board member Bill Vasquez, left, talks with superintendent Charles Hopson prior to the board meeting Tuesday night.

Published June 21, 2011

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Stephen Paul, of Chebeague Island, Maine, maneuvers barrels aboard his trawler that contain hundreds of thousands of pounds of salted fish along the Portland, Maine waterfront on Monday, June 20, 2011. Paul makes trips almost everyday, supplying offshore lobstermen with bait for their traps. Paul said that he has been working on the water in various capacities for over 25 years, starting at the age of 11.

Published June 21, 2011

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Colin Davis, 6, shows some intensity during the opening for the American Taekwondo Association World Championships at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock Monday. The event runs through June 26.

Published June 21, 2011

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A Chinese man wades through a flooded street with his tricycle in Lanxi city in east China's Zhejiang province Monday, June 20, 2011. Heavy rains pounded Zhejiang province over the weekend and the level of a river that passes through Lanxi city has risen sharply. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT

Published June 21, 2011

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Texas players stand in the dugout in the bottom of the ninth inning against North Carolina in an NCAA College World Series elimination baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Monday, June 20, 2011. North Carolina beat Texas 3-0, sending Texas home.

Published June 21, 2011

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Britain's Andy Murray celebrates after defeating Spain's Daniel Gimeno-Traver in their first round match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Monday, 20 June, 2011.

Published June 21, 2011

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6/20/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Colin Litchfield, 7, giggles as clown Cherie Gregg, left, and husband clown Dave Gregg, right, balances four spinning plates on his head as the clowns perform for children attending a summer camp at the Arkansas School for the Deaf Monday afternoon in Little Rock. The clowns were in town to promote the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey show which will come to Verizon Arena August 4-7th.

Published June 21, 2011

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Valley View players Mo Patton (left) and Taylor Tanner (right) will get a final chance to play alongside each other and for their coach Ron Teat in the AHSCA All-Star girls’ soccer game.

Published June 21, 2011

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Leah White isn’t planning on playing volleyball in college next year, but she does want to go out on a high note in tonight’s AHSCA All-Star volleyball game.

Published June 21, 2011

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Arkansas signee Kimmy Beasley tossed three perfect innings to help lead the West to a 4-0 victory in Game 1 of the AHSCA All-Star softball game at Bogle Park in Fayetteville.

Published June 21, 2011

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A man reads the front pages of Greek newspapers at a newsstand in Athens on Monday as the nation’s financial crisis continues.

Published June 21, 2011

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East All Star pitcher Mark Reyes from Jessieville during Monday nights all star baseball game at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published June 21, 2011

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John Colliver, West All Star soccer player from Harrison.

Published June 21, 2011

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Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Denver on Sunday, June 19, 2011.

Published June 21, 2011

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Milwaukee Brewers' Prince Fielder watches his sacrifice fly off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Randy Wells, scoring Nyjer Morgan, during the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 14, 2011, in Chicago.

Published June 21, 2011

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Robert Rothschild, left, and Garrett Wittels, right, listen as their attorney, Richard Sharpstein, talks to reporters after they arrived at the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., airport Monday, June 20, 2011. A court in the Bahamas dismissed a rape case Monday against Wittels, the Florida International baseball star, and two friends who were accused of sexually assaulting two American teens after a night of drinking at an island resort. Sharpstein said the accusations stemmed from an apparent attempt to extort money from the Atlantis resort, where the three friends and two 17-year-olds from the United States spent an evening drinking and gambling at the casino in December 2010.

Published June 21, 2011

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FILE - This is a 2010, file photo showing St. louis Rams NFL player David Vobora. of the St. Louis Rams NFL football team. A federal judge has ordered a Florida supplements company to pay more than $5.4 million to Vobora. Vobora had sued the company over what he said was a contaminated supplement that led to a four-game suspension by the NFL for violating its anti-drug policy. The judge's order includes $2 million for damage to Vobora's reputation.

Published June 21, 2011

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Guard Rotnei Clarke has been given the OK by UA to peak with other schools about transferring.

Published June 21, 2011

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Published June 21, 2011

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Washington Nationals manager Jim Riggleman checks the count with home plate umpire Vic Carapazza against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the second inning of an MLB baseball game on Saturday, June 4, 2011, in Phoenix.

Published June 21, 2011

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St. Louis Cardinals' Colby Rasmus, left, high-fives catcher Yadier Molina after they defeated the Cincinnati Reds 8-7 in 10 innings in a baseball game, Sunday, May 10, 2009, in Cincinnati. Rasmus drove in the winning run in the tenth inning with a double.

Published June 21, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 6/20/11 Megan Choate (L) smashes a water ballon over Hannah Hooker, both members of City Year, while enjoying a picnic with other City Year members at MacArthur Park on Monday afternoon.

Published June 21, 2011

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Venus Williams of the US returns a shot to Uzbekistan's Akgul Amanmuradova at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Monday, June 20, 2011.

Published June 21, 2011

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Venus Williams of the US returns a shot to Uzbekistan's Akgul Amanmuradova at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Monday, June 20, 2011.

Published June 21, 2011

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New York Yankees' Nick Swisher watches his three-run home run during the eighth inning of an interleague baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago, Sunday, June 19, 2011.

Published June 21, 2011

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West's Lee Holmes from Elkins tries to get a handle on the ball as East baserunner Tyler Spoon from Van Buren slides safely into second base during Monday nights all star baseball game at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published June 21, 2011

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Spain's Rafael Nadal in action during his first round match against Michael Russell of the US at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Monday, 20 June, 2011.

Published June 21, 2011

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St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols, left, leaves the field holding his left wrist with the help of assistant trainer Greg Hauck, right, during the sixth inning of an interleague baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Sunday, June 19, 2011, in St. Louis. Pujols was injured on a play at first base and left the game.

Published June 21, 2011

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North Carolina's starting pitcher Kent Emanuel delivers against Texas in the first inning of an NCAA College World Series elimination baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Monday, June 20, 2011.

Published June 21, 2011

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Pody Gay helps put a blindfold on Bailey Lemke, 7, of Gentry as part of a "keeper of the fire" game during History Camp at Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale on Monday, June 20, 2011. Each day, the week-long camp introduces the children, ages 6 to 9, to activities from a different era from the 1850's to the 1890's.

Published June 21, 2011

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North Carolina’s Jacob Stallings (right) and Kent Emanuel celebrate after helping the Tar Heels eliminate Texas from the College World Series with a 3-0 victory Monday.

Published June 21, 2011

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FILE - This 2011 file photo shows St. Louis Cardinals baseball player Albert Pujols. Pujols was hurt on a play at first base in the sixth inning and left Sunday's game against the Kansas City Royals. A Cardinals spokesman said a preliminary evaluation revealed Pujols sustained a sprain to his left wrist. He will receive further evaluation Monday, June 20, 2011, an off-day for the Cardinals before they open a three-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Published June 21, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/WILLIAM MOORE Arkansas' Rotnei Clarke heads back on defense after hitting a three-point-shot against Tennessee Saturday, January 8, 2011 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published June 21, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --06-20-2011-- Foreman High School's Emily Halter attempts to bunt during the second inning of Monday night's All-Star softball game at Bogle Park in Fayetteville.

Published June 21, 2011

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Pat Walker (right) is greeted by Tommie Hensen as visitors enter the new EOC Childrens House in the Pat Walker Center for Children in Springdale Monday morning during the official opening cermonies.

Published June 21, 2011

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Ryan Dunn

Published June 20, 2011

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A photo released by the Conway Police Department shows a crime scene where a shootout purportedly took place early Monday morning.

Published June 20, 2011

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The Supreme Court has ruled for Wal-Mart in its fight to block a massive sex discrimination lawsuit on behalf of women who work there.

Published June 20, 2011

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In this Jan. 27, 2011 file photo, soldiers from the Third Iraqi Army Division are seen at a ceremony marking their graduation from a 25-day maneuver course at the U.S.-run al-Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center in Mosul, Iraq.

Published June 20, 2011

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Denny Hamlin

Published June 20, 2011

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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, reacts after sinking his last putt on the 18th green, to win the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Sunday, June 19, 2011. McIlroy won the U.S. Open for his first major with a record setting 16-under 268.

Published June 20, 2011

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Donald Choffel (left), owner of the Dickson Street Bookshop, and his brother Gerald Choffel work on putting a new coat of paint on the bookstore Sunday morning.

Published June 20, 2011

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Ross Jorski and his son Michael, both from Rogers, walk through the Fayetteville Farmers Market at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville on Sunday morning.

Published June 20, 2011

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A Syrian woman ducks under laundry hung out to dry Sunday in a refugee camp at Yayladagi, Turkey.

Published June 20, 2011

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Kirsten Bartlow, Watchable Wildlife coordinator for the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission, leads a paddling tour on the new Arkansas Post Water Trail on June 4. Five miles long one-way, the flatwater trail has one set-in point, at Moore Access. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL STOREY

Published June 20, 2011

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A NATO oil tanker burns Sunday after an attack outside Quetta, Pakistan. As U.S. officials look to Pakistan to help in peace negotiations with the Taliban, the Pakistan military continues to fall under criticism for reportedly aiding the Taliban.

Published June 20, 2011

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Workers rest in a temporary shelter at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in this undated photo released Saturday by Kyodo News.

Published June 20, 2011

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Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi meets her younger son Kim Aris, right, who arrived at Yangon International Airport to attend his mother's 66th birthday in Yangon, Myanmar, Sunday. For the first time in nearly a decade, Suu Kyi celebrated her birthday in freedom on Sunday.

Published June 20, 2011

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Libyan firefighters and civilians remove debris Sunday from a residential building in Tripoli that Libyan authorities said was damaged by a NATO airstrike.

Published June 20, 2011

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Joe Barnett doing the Seated Ball Row & Curl, position 1.

Published June 20, 2011

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People protest during a rally against the political and financial crisis, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Sunday June 19, 2011. The rally, one of many nationwide protests, was held to demonstrate against Spain's economic crisis and alleged political corruption.

Published June 20, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 5/17/11 EXERCISES: Joe Barnett doing the Seated Ball Row & Curl, position 4.

Published June 20, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 5/17/11 EXERCISES: Joe Barnett doing the Seated Ball Row & Curl, position 3.

Published June 20, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 5/17/11 EXERCISES: Joe Barnett doing the Seated Ball Row & Curl, position 2.

Published June 20, 2011

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Little Rock Police Chief Stuart Thomas on August 28, 2008.

Published June 20, 2011

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In this Jan. 20, 2010 file photo, British singer Amy Winehouse arrives at Magistrates Court in Milton Keynes, England.

Published June 20, 2011

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In this photo taken on a government-organized tour, Libyan man sits on debris from a damaged residential building in Tripoli's outskirts, Libya, on Sunday, June 19, 2011. The Libyan government says civilians have been killed in a NATO airstrike that has struck the residential neighborhood in Tripoli.

Published June 20, 2011

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Floodwater from the Missouri River tops a levee in Brownville, Neb., on Sunday.

Published June 20, 2011

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A Greek demonstrator drapes himself in the national flag Sunday during a peaceful rally in Athens to protest government austerity measures.

Published June 20, 2011

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Rob Moore helps his 23-month-old daughter, Sylvie, look for an “I” shaped foam letter at the Arkansas Arts Center on Sunday afternoon. Families made art projects inspired by the exhibit “Michael Peterson: Evolution/Revolution” by creating picture frames from popsicle sticks, twigs, foam letters and wooden cutout shapes.

Published June 20, 2011

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Retired IBM Fellow, Donald Seraphim, left, and retired Senior Associate Engineer, Charles Davis, examine old IBM computers and equipment at the Center for Technology & Innovation in Binghamton, N.Y.

Published June 20, 2011

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The raised walkways at the Gov. Mike Huckabee Delta Rivers Nature Center carry hikers over scenic swampy bottomlands and into the forest beyond.

Published June 20, 2011

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FILE - In this May 25, 2011 file photo, Beyonce performs with show contestants at the "American Idol" finale in Los Angeles. Beyonce has been invited to join The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Published June 20, 2011

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6/19/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Patrick Donovan plays bocce ball with his children Elaina Witonski, 10, and Liam Donovan, 3, during a Father��s Day celebration Sunday afternoon at the Wildwood Park for the Arts Sunday afternoon.

Published June 20, 2011

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Oliver Chapracki enjoys a piece of watermelon while helping his father at his booth at the Fayetteville Farmers Market at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville Sunday morning.

Published June 20, 2011

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Liam Dokoutchaef and his father, Michel, float through lily pads full of cricket frogs and other wildlife during a guided tour on the Arkansas Post Water Trail.

Published June 20, 2011

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Matt Rinne scans a QR code on a modem price card at Best Buy in Burbank, California, May 25, 2011. Quick Response, or QR, is a matrix barcode readable by dedicated QR barcode readers and camera phones. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background. The information encoded can be text, URL or other data.

Published June 20, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 6/19/11 Asher Hastings, 8, fires a pitch towards his father Cole while practicing his pitching skills at Prospect Terrace park in Little Rock on Sunday afternoon. Hastings, who plays in the junior deputy league will play for the Giants next year.

Published June 20, 2011

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��From left: Frank Scott, Don Hubsch, Michel Dokoutchaef, Liam Dokoutchaef and Wayne Files paddle the new Arkansas Post Water Trail near the channel of the Arkansas River on June 4. Hubsch nominated the stream for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Watchable Wildlife water trail program, which identifies paddling routes that are good for seeing wildlife and marks them with direction signs. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CELIA STOREY

Published June 20, 2011

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Barely one-inch long, a cricket frog hitches a ride on a kayak during the opening of an Arkansas Game and Fish Watchable Wildlife Water Trail at Arkansas Post National Memorial Park on June 4. Arkansas Democrat-gazette/CELIA STOREY

Published June 20, 2011

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Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, center, is mobbed by supporters as she arrives at her National League for Democracy party headquarters to attend celebrations of her 66th birthday in Yangon, Myanmar, Sunday, June 19, 2011. For the first time in nearly a decade, Suu Kyi celebrated her birthday in freedom on Sunday.

Published June 20, 2011

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The U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry listens to speeches during a ceremony to receive the first honorary diploma given by the National Military Academy, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 22, 2010. The top U.S. war commander in Afghanistan Gen. Stanley McChrystal apologized Tuesday for an interview in which he said he felt betrayed by the man the White House chose to be his diplomatic partner, Ambassador Karl Eikenberry. McChrystal has been summoned to Washington to explain his controversial comments about colleagues in a recent interview, Obama administration officials said Tuesday .

Published June 20, 2011

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This home at 1516 S. Harrison St. was recently purchased by the University District Community Development Corp., which renovated and resold it.

Published June 20, 2011

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A visitor inspects a carbon-fiber car chassis on display in November at BMW’s plant in Leipzig, Germany.

Published June 20, 2011

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Y.E. Yang, of South Korea, drives from the second tee during the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Sunday, June 19, 2011.

Published June 20, 2011

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Spain's Rafael Nadal gestures during a press conference at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Sunday, June 19, 2011.

Published June 20, 2011

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Phil Mickelson watches his drive from the third tee during the final round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Sunday, June 19, 2011.

Published June 20, 2011

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Amateur Russell Henley reacts to the crowd's cheers on the 18th green during the final round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Sunday, June 19, 2011.

Published June 20, 2011

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A small butterfly searches for pollen on top of an echinacea flower in Fayetteville Sunday afternoon.

Published June 20, 2011

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In this June 17, 2011 photo, Florida Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez (36) points as he argues during an interleague baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla. Rodriguez has reportedly resigned as manager.

Published June 20, 2011

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Denny Hamlin

Published June 20, 2011

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** ADVANCE FOR HOLIDAY EDITIONS, DEC. 24-26 **New York Jets quarterback Chad Pennington throws a pass during the first half of the Jets game against the Houston Texans, in this Dec. 5, 2004 photo, at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N J. For the Jets, this'll be some way to try to clinch a playoff spot _ New York must beat division nemesis New England, the defending Super Bowl champion. But this might be the Jets' best shot to do it _ the Patriots come into the game off a Monday night debacle, losing to the Miami Dolphins and showing some chinks in their seemingly unbeatable armor.

Published June 20, 2011

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Miami Dolphins quarterback Chad Pennington (10) is sacked by New York Jets linebacker Bryan Thomas during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. The Jets defeated the Dolphins 20-14.

Published June 20, 2011

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New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez is greeted at the dugout after hitting a solo home run against the Cleveland Indians in the fourth inning of their Major League Baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Friday, June 10, 2011.

Published June 20, 2011

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The Kingman Parks and Recreation Department held its annual Float-In Movie event at Centennial Pool in Kingman, Ariz. on Saturday June 18, 2011. Families could come to the pool, swim, snack and enjoy watching ���Shrek Forever After��� projected on a large screen. Here, Marcus Early and MaKeila Gonzalez enjoy floating with the aid of an inflatable ���Curly-Q��� Saturday night.

Published June 20, 2011

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Tyler Spoon, East All Star baseball player form Van Buren.

Published June 20, 2011

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St. Louis Cardinals' Skip Schumaker celebrates as he is greeted by teammates at home plate after hitting a walkoff home run to defeat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 during the ninth inning of an interleague baseball game Sunday, June 19, 2011, in St. Louis.

Published June 20, 2011

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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, reacts after sinking his last putt on the 18th green, to win the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Sunday, June 19, 2011. McIlroy won the U.S. Open for his first major with a record setting 16-under 268.

Published June 20, 2011

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Amber Rollins, East all star softball player Searcy.

Published June 20, 2011

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In this June 17, 2011 photo, Florida Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez (36) points as he argues during an interleague baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla. Rodriguez has reportedly resigned as manager.

Published June 20, 2011

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Jason Day, of Australia, watches his drive from the first tee during the final round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Sunday, June 19, 2011.

Published June 20, 2011

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Virginia's closing pitcher Branden Kline, left, and catcher John Hicks hug after defeating California 4-1 in an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Sunday, June 19, 2011.

Published June 20, 2011

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Tyler Spoon, East All Star baseball player form Van Buren.

Published June 20, 2011

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Denny Hamlin is doused with champagne after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Michigan international Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Sunday, June 19, 2011.

Published June 20, 2011

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The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville recently installed 103 automated external defibrillators in 64 campus buildings at a cost of $1,700 per unit. The units have been recommended for public use by the American Heart Association.

Published June 20, 2011

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Maria Ashford

Published June 19, 2011

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John Deering Editorial Cartoon 6/19/11

Published June 19, 2011

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Leslie, Ark.

Published June 19, 2011

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In this Friday Sept. 28, 2007 file picture, Clarence Clemons, left, and Bruce Springsteen, right, perform on the NBC "Today" television program in New York's Rockefeller Center.

Published June 19, 2011

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An FDIC employee enters the Arkansas National Bank building in Rogers Friday evening after the bank was shut down. Officials say it will reopen Monday under a new name.

Published June 19, 2011

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Natalie Smith Brownd

Published June 19, 2011

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Parishioners leave the Trinity Episcopal Cathedral at 17th and Springs Streets in Little Rock after services Sunday morning. A Cathedral School building at 1623 S. Broadway Street in Little Rock Sunday morning.

Published June 19, 2011

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Last month at Long Beach, Calif., members of the United Arab Emirates Air Force tour a Boeing C-17 cargo plane built for them.

Published June 19, 2011

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Slovenes proudly call the Soca River, which cuts through the Julian Alps, their ��emerald river.��

Published June 19, 2011

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A Medusa's head is seen amongst archaeological fragments at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Leptis Magna in Libya in this Dec. 21, 2006 file photo. The well-preserved ancient limestone city features towering columns and arches, temples, a theater and bathhouses. From pristine Mediterranean coastline, to sweeping desert sand dunes and ancient ruins that rival Greece and Italy, Libya has a lot to offer travelers looking for a rare off-the-beaten path destination.

Published June 19, 2011

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Twins Madelynn and Matilda Appleget CQ are instructed on how to milk a cow during the Food Around the World event at Heifer Village on Saturday. The event featured children's activities, storytelling, food sampleing and international recipes.

Published June 19, 2011

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From: dhughes@arkansasonline.com Subject: Russell White mug Date: June 16, 2011 6:26:46 PM CDT To: photo@arkansasonline.com Alma Police Chief Russell White

Published June 19, 2011

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United Airlines passengers wait at the ticket counter of Washington Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Va., Saturday, June 18, 2011. United Airlines computers crashed at at about 8:15 p.m. EDT interrupting departures and reservations and disrupting the airline's website.

Published June 19, 2011

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6/12/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON A Cathedral School building at 1623 S. Broadway Street in Little Rock Sunday morning.6/12/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON A Cathedral School building at 1623 S. Broadway Street in Little Rock Sunday morning.

Published June 19, 2011

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Mireille Enos (right) and Joel Kinnaman star in the popular political mystery series The Killing. It returns to AMC’s lineup at 7 p.m. today.

Published June 19, 2011

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Syrians wait at the border to enter Turkey on Saturday as others walk toward a Turkish military registration checkpoint near the village of Guvecci in Hatay province.

Published June 19, 2011

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Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, right, has teamed up with Tauck tour company and its project manager Roger Saterstrom to develop historical heritage travel itineraries.

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The Telephone Pioneers of America — now just Pioneers — hole up in an annex at CenturyLink in Mountain Home most Mondays to repair talking-book machines for the blind.

Published June 19, 2011

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‘Events are really living and breathing things, in a way. You can walk into a room and know that people are having fun and the energy is right, the mix is right.’

Published June 19, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 6/14/11 TOP SIX: The gate leading to 3 Lacelle Court.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 6/14/11 TOP SIX: The gate leading to 37 Orle Circle.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 3/24/11 High profile story on celebrated wedding/party planner Todd Bagwell.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - 5/23/11 - A cassette talking book machine and tools needed to repair it.

Published June 19, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - 5/23/11 - An organization called The Telephone Pioneers get together on Monday mornings to repair "talking book" machines. Pioneer Wayne Huffmire packs up a machine he repaired at the group's workshop in Mountain Home.

Published June 19, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - 5/23/11 - An organization called The Telephone Pioneers get together on Monday mornings to repair "talking book" machines. Pioneer Joe Montgomery concentrates on a machine at the group's workshop in Mountain Home.

Published June 19, 2011

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U.S.'s Venus Williams plays a return to Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova during their quarterfinal single tennis match at the Eastbourne International grass court tournament in Eastbourne, England, Thursday, June 16, 2011.

Published June 19, 2011

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U.S.'s Serena Williams plays a return to Russia's Vera Zvonareva during their second round single tennis match at the Eastbourne International grass court tournament in Eastbourne, England, Wednesday, June 15, 2011.

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Most of the fish Chris Fuller and the author caught Friday were small blue cats around 3-4 pounds.

Published June 19, 2011

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Ben and Amber Sessions look over real estate documents at their rental home in Rexburg, Idaho. The five-bedroom house on a nearly 2-acre lot in the eastern Idaho countryside the Sessions bought in 2009 seemed like a steal at $178,500. But it wasn't long before the couple realized the dream home they had purchased for their growing family was their worst nightmare: It was infested with hundreds upon hundreds of garter snakes.

Published June 19, 2011

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Spain's Rafael Nadal, holds the trophy as he poses during a photocall at the Disneyland Paris theme park in Marne-la-Vallee, east of Paris, Monday June 6, 2011. Nadal defeated Roger Federer of Switzerland in four sets onSunday 7-5, 7-6, 5-7, 6-1 in the men's final of the French Open tennis tournament in Roland Garros stadium in Paris.

Published June 19, 2011

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FILE - This June 24, file photo shows John Isner of the U.S., reacting as he defeats France's Nicolas Mahut, in their record-breaking men's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon. No other match had lasted longer than 6 hours, 33 minutes, a time Isner and Mahut surpassed by more than 4�� hours. No other match had lasted more than 112 games; they played 183. The fifth set alone lasted 138 games over 8 hours, 11 minutes.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BRYAN HENDRICKS This sliding sinker is part of the Carolina rig that Chris Fuller uses to keep catfish bait on the bottom.

Published June 19, 2011

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photo submitted by Rocky Stop Donivan Echols, 11, of Mena, broke the state record for black crappie June 6 when he caught a specimen weighing 5 pounds on 12-pound test line at Lake Wilhelmina, in Polk County.

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U.S. Army Rangers scaled the daunting cliffs of Pointe du Hoc as part of the D-Day assault.

Published June 19, 2011

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In this Fall 2009 picture provided by Amber Sessions, a snake that the Sessions family caught is seen at the home they purchased near Rexberg, Idaho. The five-bedroom house on a nearly 2-acre lot in the eastern Idaho countryside the Sessions bought in 2009 seemed like a steal at $178,500. But it wasn't long before the couple realized the dream home they had purchased for their growing family was their worst nightmare: It was infested with hundreds upon hundreds of garter snakes.

Published June 19, 2011

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In this photo taken June 9, 2011, the residence near Rexburg, Idaho, now known locally as "The Snake House," is shown. The five-bedroom house on a nearly 2-acre lot in the eastern Idaho countryside seemed like a steal at $178,500. But it wasn't long before Ben and Amber Session realized the dream home they had purchased for their growing family was their worst nightmare: It was infested with hundreds upon hundreds of garter snakes.

Published June 19, 2011

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President Barack Obama, from right, Vice President Joe Biden, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich are on the first hole as they play golf at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

Published June 19, 2011

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Arkansas House Speaker Bill Stovall, D-Quitman, talks about the state Supreme Court's decision Thursday, June 9, 2005, in Little Rock, Ark., recalling its June 2004 mandate that declared the long-running school funding case closed. The court stepped back into the battle over funding of Arkansas' public schools Thursday, saying it would investigate allegations that the Legislature this year faltered in its obligation to appropriate adequate money to provide 450,000 students equal educational opportunities.

Published June 19, 2011

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Alexei Navalny, center, a lawyer and prominent anti-corruption whistleblower delivers his speech at a summer camp organized by Kremlin critics in the Khimki forest, outside Khimki, Russia, Saturday, June 18, 2011. The Khimki forest, parts of which will be cut down to give way to a highway and lucrative development projects despite numerous protests, has become a symbol of civil society's fight with rampant corruption in Russia.

Published June 19, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 6/18/11 Slade Flannery, 2, looks at a cage full of baby ducks during a poultry swap Saturday morning at the Dunbar Community Garden in Little Rock.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - 5/23/11 - An organization called The Telephone Pioneers get together on Monday mornings to repair "talking book" machines.

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FILE - In this April 3, 2011 photo, Eddie Montgomery, left, and Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry are see on stage at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. Eddie Montgomery went into the doctor's office for his sore hip, hoping to be prescribed with some medicine to soothe the pain. Instead, he was given a fearful diagnosis of prostate cancer in November last year. Doctors were able to find the cancer in its very early stage and had it remove. Now, the 47-year-old Montgomery wants to urge others to make an appointment for a screening. He and his group member Troy Gentry will perform a free charity concert after the Atlanta Braves-Texas Rangers game on Sunday, June 19, 2011 in support of Major League Baseball's contest, "My Dad, My MVP," to bring awareness to prostate cancer.

Published June 19, 2011

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FILE - In this March 15, 2009 file photo, Clarence Clemons of the E Street Band makes an appearance during a pre-event party for the 14th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York. A spokeswoman for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band says saxophone player Clarence Clemons has died in Florida at age 69 on Saturday, June 18, 2011.

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Kayla Johnson Rogers

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Kaylee Luttrell Sisoukrath

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Katherine Blume Pizan

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This July 20, 2001 file photo shows Fazle-ur-Rahman Khalil, commander of the Pakistan-based Islamic militant party Harkatul Mujahedeen, speaks in Karachi, Pakistan. Khalil, who lives on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, is so powerful that Osama bin Laden consulted with him before issuing a fatwa to attack U. S. interests, the Associated Press has learned.

Published June 19, 2011

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ILLUSTRATION BY JOHN DEERING

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Jennifer Cox puts the “accent” on the capital city’s culture through her work with the Little Rock Arts and Cultural Commission.

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Rep. Allen Kerr, R-Little Rock, talks to reporters following a committee meeting Friday at the state Capitol where the practice of county officials who retired and returned to work to draw both a pension and a paycheck was discussed.

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6/18/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Karama Neal reaches around daughter Ayoka Boaitey, 4, as they two play on drums under supervision of father Kwadjo Boaitey during Juneteenth festivities Saturday afternoon at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in downtown Little Rock.

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The house and madrassa, or seminary, where militant Fazle-ur-Rahman Khalil lives stands behind a high wall in the suburb of Golra Sharif outside Pakistan's capital Islamabad, Wednesday, June 15, 2011. Khalil is so powerful that Osama bin Laden consulted with him before issuing a fatwa to attack U.S. interests, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 6/10/11 Jennifer Cox is a member of the Little Rock Arts and Cultural Commission which runs the Accent Program at the Arkansas Arts Center which encourages emerging leaders in arts and cultural development.

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Residents of Jacksonville, Ill. watch water flow over East Morton Avenue leading into Jacksonville, Ill., after heavy rain inundated the area, Saturday, June 18, 2011. A section of interstate has been closed and residents are being evacuated in west-central Illinois after a slow-moving storm dumped up to 12 inches of rain overnight. Illinois State Police closed a section of Interstate 72 Saturday morning and redirected traffic to alternate routes.

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Mike Rush; shot on Thursday, June 2, 2011, inside his store Rush Running in Bentonville for nwprofiles ***EDITORS NOTE: THIS IS FOR THE COVER SHOT***

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6/11/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Grandparents of the bride Bert Parke, left, and Ann Blair Parke, right, with great uncle and aunt of bride John and Frances Tipton, center, at the wedding reception of the Mary Katherine Parke and Andrew Hastings wedding Saturday night at The Country Club of Little Rock.

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6/11/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Aunt of the bride Emily Stevens, left, of Minneapolis, grandmother of bride Georgia Green, of Conway, and great aunt of bride Odessa Taylor, also of Conway at the wedding reception of the Mary Katherine Parke and Andrew Hastings wedding Saturday night at The Country Club of Little Rock.

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6/11/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Bride and groom Mary Katherine Parke and Andrew Hastings at the wedding reception of the Mary Katherine Parke and Andrew Hastings wedding Saturday night at The Country Club of Little Rock.

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6/11/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Parents of the bride Paula and Frank Parke with daughter Margaret Parke, center, all of Little Rock at the wedding reception of the Mary Katherine Parke and Andrew Hastings wedding Saturday night at The Country Club of Little Rock.

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6/11/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Parents of the groom Lee Hastings III and Libby Hastings of Little Rock at the wedding reception of the Mary Katherine Parke and Andrew Hastings wedding Saturday night at The Country Club of Little Rock.

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6/11/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Maternal grandparents Allen and Gwen Webb of Benton at the wedding reception of the Mary Katherine Parke and Andrew Hastings wedding Saturday night at The Country Club of Little Rock.

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6/11/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Bridemaids Lindy Locke Schafer (Texarkana, Texas) left, Lindsay Ulmschneider (Greenville, NC) and Anne Marie Hastings, right, sister of the groom at the wedding reception of the Mary Katherine Parke and Andrew Hastings wedding Saturday night at the The Country Club of Little Rock.

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French theatrical performers hold up a marionette representing “justice” being chased by black birds representing “injustice” during a rally Saturday in Athens, Greece, against new austerity plans.

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Hundreds of drilling pipes are stacked at a rail center in Gardendale, Texas, last month as energy companies step up drilling for oil and gas in the Eagle Ford Shale formation.

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Gina and Michael Adams of North Little Rock with Skylar Gigabytes of San Francisco

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Chad Hammontree, owner of Hammontree's Grilled Cheese at 326 N West Ave. in Fayetteville cooks up some fresh grilled cheese sandwiches Wednesday morning.

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Alex Kent and Ashlee Nobel

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Jauan Massie and Jennifer Johansen

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Ruth Shepherd, Drue Patton and Mary Ellen Pyle

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Donna Hardcastle and Jeff Baskin

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Jessica Franklin, Esther Crawford and Debra Wood

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Chris Thompson, Sarah Maxam and Vicky Thompson

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Greg Spragg; shot on Monday, June 6, 2011, inside the Hope Cancer Resources office in Springdale for nwprofiles spotlight on The Cancer Challenge

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Greg Spragg; shot on Monday, June 6, 2011, inside the Hope Cancer Resources office in Springdale for nwprofiles spotlight on The Cancer Challenge

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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2010, file photo Defense Secretary Robert Gates leaves the White House East Room in Washington after the posthumous Medal of Honor presentation to the parents of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller, for immeasurable courage, uncommon valor, and the sacrifice of his own life to save those of his teammates and 15 Afghanistan National Army soldiers. At the time of his confirmation hearing Gates told the Senate committee of the words spoken to him by a military mom: "She said, 'I have two sons in Iraq. For God's sake, bring them home safe. And we'll be praying for you.' Now that's real pressure," he said then.

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The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority's Delta Presents: (front row left to right) Alex Geiger, Jeremy Jones and Darold Maxfield. (back row left to right) Richard Spencer-Cole, Michael Smith, Travoll Payne, Rodrick Harris and Marshall Jackson.

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Chef Daniel Capello and sous-chefs Matt Cooper and Tony Hughes

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Mary Sue Gusewelle, Lyndell and Bernice lay and Melba and John Suskie

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Mary Morton and Monte Hanson prepare to announce the winner

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Matt Lile, Tonya Fleming and Rusty Mathis

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Mr. Webre, Gov. Mike Beebe and Rick Fleetwood

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Milton Shannon, Jacqulyn Sexton, Nicholas Guy, Augusta Farver and Benita Porter-Browning

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette Photo/CARY JENKINS Judges Chef Andre Poirot, Jim Montgomery, Chef Paul Bass and Master Chef Peter Timmons

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Chelsea Thompson, a student with UAMS, gives Darlene Harvey of Springdale, a blood pressure reading during the Diabetes Expo at the Springdale Convention Center Saturday morning.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 6/18/11 Tate Beckner (right), 7, casts his line Saturday morning while fishing with sisters Heather Beckner (left), 4, and Hannah Beckner, 11, during the Youth Fishing Derby at Dupree Park Lake in Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Parks and Recreation department sponsored the event.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 4/9/11 The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority's Delta Presents: (front row left to right) Christian Young, Alexander Jackson, Christopher Woods, Darius maize, and Jamal Ursery. (back row left to right) Stedman Mason, Donnie Lindasey III, Gabriel Smith, Henry Taylor II, Christian Michael, and Marcus Williams.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 4/9/11 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority's Delta Presents: (front row left to right) Christopher Altheimer, Daniel Assan, Deshaun Bennett, Ernest Banks and Jonathan Dismuke. (back row left to right) Jalen Garmon, Paris Frazier, Cameron Boyland, Raymond Donald and Jonathan Foster.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 4/9/11 The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority's Delta Presents: (front row left to right) Tyler seawood, Richard Deante Gaskins, and Joshua Woods. (middle row left to right) Samuel Taylor, Ronald Bene Woods, Rickey Thomas Jr.. (back row left to right) William Watson, Joshua Hale, and Stefan McCall.

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Rebel fighters take a rest before clashes with pro-Moammar Gadhafi forces at the front line of Dafniya in Misrata, Libya, Saturday, June 18, 2011. (AP Photo)

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The sand dunes at Stove Pipe Wells in Death Valley take on a ser; splendor at sunset.

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Volunteer surf instructors cheer as 9-year-old Morgan Farrier, who is diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, stands up on a surfboard during the Mauli Ola Foundation's Cystic Fibrosis Surf Experience Day in Redondo Beach, Calif., Saturday, June 18, 2011.

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Surfers and cyclists and sometimes cyclists with surfboards populate Puerto Viejo on the Caribbean coast.

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A two-toed sloth hangs from a bush at the Jaguar Rescue Center near Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica.

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People gawk at Costa Rica's bright-green frogs, but don't touch them because they're covered with unpleasant hallucinogenic slime.

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Before the roads improved, daredevil surfers used to travel for days to reach big waves on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast. These surfers are headed for relatively mild surf in Cahuita, on the country's Caribbean side.

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A young man wades through a flooded store in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province Saturday, June 18, 2011. Flooding from this month's seasonal rains has already forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes and left more than 170 dead or missing. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT

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Kevin Castillo, 9 from Springdale, blows bubbles as he enjoys the music of Boom Kinetic during the 4th annual Youth Bridge Breakfast Boogie at the Powerhouse Grill in Fayettville. The fundraiser is designed to raise money for a new facility for teens.

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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2010 file photo, former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant Bristol Palin arrives for an appearance on ABC's "Good Morning America" in New York. The daughter of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has a memoir published by William Morrow called "Not Afraid of Life," expected this summer.

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Afghan police secure the area around a police station in Kabul after an attack Saturday by three gunmen dressed as Afghan soldiers.

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Raza Gilani, left, speaks with Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai during a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 16, 2011. Peace with the Taliban, trade and security issues top the agenda of Karzai's talks Saturday with high-ranking officials from neighboring Pakistan - a meeting that comes at a time when U.S. relations with both nations are deeply strained.

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FILE - Afghan President Hamid Karzai listens to U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, unseen, during a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan in this Jan. 11, 2011 file photo. Karzai said Saturday June 18, 2011 that Afghanistan and the United States are in peace talks with Taliban fighters, in the first official acknowledgment of such negotiations to end the decade-long war. Officials at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul could not be immediately reached for comment Saturday.

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Robert Garrigus chips to the third green during the third round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, June 18, 2011.

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Bubba Watson watches his drive from the 13th tee during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Thursday, June 16, 2011.

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FILE - In this May 25, 2011 file photo, Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki returns the ball to Canada's Aleksandra Wozniak during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki, the No. 1-ranked player looking for her first Grand Slam title, meets Arantxa Parra Santonja of Spain in the first round on Wimbledon.

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6/11/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Paternal grandparents of groom Harry and Rosalyn Hastings of Little Rock at the wedding reception of the Mary Katherine Parke and Andrew Hastings wedding Saturday night at The Country Club of Little Rock.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Switzerland's Roger Federer during their semi final match for the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday June 3, 2011.

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The projected starting field players selected to the National League All Star team are shown in these file photos. From top left; St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols, Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley, New York Mets third baseman David Wright, Mets shortstop Jose Reyes, Mets catch Paul Lo Duca, Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Jason Bay, Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran, and Washington Nationals outfielder Alfonso Soriano. The Major League All-Star game is scheduled for July 11, 2006 in Pittsburgh.

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Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman (11) is congratulated by third base coach Bo Porter as he rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run off Baltimore Orioles pitcher Brian Matusz during the first inning of an interleague baseball game in Washington, Saturday, June 18, 2011.

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Vanderbilt left fielder Tony Kemp, top, makes a diving catch for the out on a ball hit by North Carolina's Levi Michael during the fourth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 18, 2011. Looking on is Vanderbilt's shortstop Anthony Gomez.

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South Carolina head baseball coach Ray Tanner answers questions during a news conference at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 17, 2011. The tournament begins on Saturday.

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Florida players Daniel Pigott (8), Bryson Smith (1) and Mike Zunino (3) exchange high fives after defeating Texas 8-4 in an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 18, 2011.

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Chelsea Thompson, a student with UAMS, gives Darlene Harvey of Springdale, a blood pressure reading during the Diabetes Expo at the Springdale Convention Center Saturday morning.

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FILE - In this June 7, 2009 file photo, Tiger Woods, right, holds the trophy next to Jack Nicklaus after winning the Memorial golf tournament in Dublin, Ohio. After winning his 17th major, a 40-year-old Nicklaus withdrew from the final round of the World Series of Golf because of a bad back _ the first injury of his career. Woods had his fourth knee surgery a week after winning his 14th major, his pursuit of Nicklaus' record now looking even longer.

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Washington Wizards basketball guard John Wall reacts after throwing out the opening pitch prior to a Washington Nationals interleague baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Washington, Friday, June 17, 2011.

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Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41) is seen with Jason Kidd (2) during the first half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals basketball game against the Miami Heat Sunday, June 12, 2011, in Miami.

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Rory McIlroy, from Northern Ireland, looks over his putt on the first hole during the final round of the Memorial golf tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio Sunday, June 5, 2011.

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FILE - This April 9, 2011 file photo shows World Team's Bismack Biyombo (11), of Congo, blocking the shot of the U.S. Junior National team's Michael Gilchrist (9), in the second half during the Nike Hoop Summit basketball game, in Portland, Ore. Biyombo is a top prospect in the 2011 NBA draft.

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6/18/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Karama Neal reaches around daughter Ayoka Boaitey, 4, as they two play on drums under supervision of father Kwadjo Boaitey during Juneteenth festivities Saturday afternoon at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in downtown Little Rock.

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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, reacts after making his birdie putt on the 11th hole during the third round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, June 18, 2011.

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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday, left, rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run off Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Greg Holland, right, during the eighth inning of an interleague baseball game, Saturday, June 18, 2011, in St. Louis.

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Baltimore Orioles second baseman Robert Andino, right, chases Washington Nationals' Danny Espinosa (18) before catching him in a rundown between second and third bases during the sixth inning of an interleague baseball game in Washington, Saturday, June 18, 2011. The Nationals beat the Orioles 4-2.

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Tevin Mitchell Can we put these on the server? This is a Hogs future feature. His name is Tevin Mitchell. Thanks., -- Steven Goff Assistant Sports Editor Arkansas Democrat-Gazette E-mail: sgoff@arkansasonline.com Telephone: (479) 365-2969 Toll-free: 1-888-223-9846 Fax: (479) 365-2984 Mailing address: P.O. Box 7 2560 N. Lowell Road Springdale, AR, 72765-0007

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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday hits a two-run home run during the eighth inning of an interleague baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Saturday, June 18, 2011, in St. Louis.

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Kentucky head coach John Calipari reacts during a practice for a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game Friday, April 1, 2011, in Houston. Kentucky plays UConn on Saturday.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --12-04-10-- Razorback guard Rotnei Clarke sprints up court during the first half of Saturday's game against Troy at Bud Walton Arena.

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Kevin Castillo, 9 from Springdale, blows bubbles as he enjoys the music of Boom Kinetic during the 4th annual Youth Bridge Breakfast Boogie at the Powerhouse Grill in Fayettville. The fundraiser is designed to raise money for a new facility for teens.

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Jeimmy Gonzalez, 8th grader at Lincoln Junior High in Bentonville, (center) and Lexi Selvera, 8th grader at Rogers Elmwood watch as Dr. Wendi J. W. Williams instructs them on building a homemade seismograph during a class Tuesday evening on the University of Arkansas campus during a week-long academic and residential summer program serving 50 hispanic girls who are rising 7th and 8th grader students.

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Kurt Busch looks out from the garage area during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series Coca-Cola 600 auto race in Concord, N.C., Thursday, May 26, 2011.

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Becca Stevens Band "Weightless"

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Recent Texas Ranger draftee, Johnathan Taylor, who sustained partial paralysis in an outfield collision with Georgia teammate and fellow draftee Zach Cone, follows behind Cone while being pushed by Rangers scout Ryan Coe as they arrive for a press conference introducing the team's draft selections, before their baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Saturday, June 18, 2011.

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Houston Astros' Hunter Pence heads to the dugout after striking out against the Atlanta Braves to end the first inning of a baseball game Monday, June 13, 2011, in Houston.

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Pittsburgh Pirates' Jose Tabata, right, celebrates with manager Clint Hurdle, left, after driving in the winning run with a single in the twelfth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Pittsburgh, Friday, June 3, 2011. The Pirates won 2-1 in 12 innings.

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Boston Red Sox's Adrian Gonzalez rounds second base on a solo home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Boston, Saturday, June 4, 2011.

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Brooks Ellis for richard davenport's recruiting column

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 12/12/09 Greenbrier quarterback Neal Burcham (No. 12)

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Parker Boehme for richard davenport's recruiting columm

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Pulaski Academy's Aum'arie Wallace breaks up a pass in the endzone to Allen, Texas's Andrew Rodriguez during the 7-on-7 Shootout of the South championship game in Little Rock on Saturday. Pulaski Academy won 49-35.

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Pulaski Academy's Hunter Henry catches a pass in the endzone over Allen, Texas defender Kimani Smith during the 7-on-7 Shootout of the South championship game in Little Rock on Saturday. Pulaski Academy won 49-35.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/ADAM WALLWORTH Shawn Gilmer describes how Gwen Baker survived the May 25 tornado that killed her husband R.G. Baker and destroyed their home in the Strawberry Community of Johnson County. Gilmer is a close family friend is helping Baker try to rebuild her farm. Gwen Baker, known for raising goats, lost her husband, R.G. Baker, when a March 25 tornado destroyed her home in the Strawberry Community. Baker lost about 10 of her 70 goats to the storm which also destroyed several out buildings, including an old barn that the goats are using for shelter..

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Vanderbilt third baseman Jason Esposito catches a ball hit by North Carolina's Jacob Stallings in the third inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 18, 2011. Stallings was out at first on the play.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 3/29/05 Conway Mayor Tab Townsell is entering his 7th year in office.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 6/14/11 TOP SIX: 5 Woodglen Road.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 6/14/11 TOP SIX: 18 Foxfield Cove.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 6/14/11 TOP SIX: 1 Chenal Woods #134.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 6/14/11 TOP SIX: 17210 Lamarche Boulevard.

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Tourists walk on the salt flats of Badwater Basin inside Death Valley National Park, July 16, 2010. At 282 feet below sea level, Badwater Basin is the lowest point in North America.

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A tourist walks on the jagged salt formations of Devils Golf Course inside Death Valley National Park, July 16, 2010.

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A thermometer at the Furnace Creek Visitor Center inside Death Valley National Park reads close to 120 degrees, July 16, 2010.

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In this Fall 2009 picture provided by Amber Sessions, snakes that the Sessions family caught are seen at the home they purchased near Rexberg, Idaho. The five-bedroom house on a nearly 2-acre lot in the eastern Idaho countryside the Sessions bought in 2009 seemed like a steal at $178,500. But it wasn't long before the couple realized the dream home they had purchased for their growing family was their worst nightmare: It was infested with hundreds upon hundreds of garter snakes.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer holds his trophy after losing to Spain's Rafael Nadal in the men's final match for the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, June 5, 2011, in Paris.

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Laura Miller Geurin

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Maggie Smith Mason

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Mallory Maulden Huggins

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T-4: The Roman Theater, one of the most spectacular ruins at Leptis Magna, dates to the first century. The theater commands an imposing position in the western precincts of the ancient city, with the Mediterranean forming an impressive background.

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Luanne and Steve Lewis on their wedding day, Jan. 22, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 2/22/11 State Sen. Larry Teague on the Senate floor Tuesday where his bill that reduces the sales tax on food passed.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/ADAM WALLWORTH Shawn Gilmer describes how Gwen Baker survived the May 25 tornado that killed her husband R.G. Baker and destroyed their home in the Strawberry Community of Johnson County. Gilmer is a close family friend is helping Baker try to rebuild her farm. Gwen Baker, known for raising goats, lost her husband, R.G. Baker, when a March 25 tornado destroyed her home in the Strawberry Community. Baker lost about 10 of her 70 goats to the storm which also destroyed several out buildings, including an old barn that the goats are using for shelter..

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 11/9/10 University of Arkansas at Little Rock men's basketball coach Steve Shields fields questions Tuesday at the team's media day.

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Carl Edwards wins the NASCAR Nationwide Series Alliance Truck Parts 250 at Michigan international Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Saturday, June 18, 2011.

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Mike Rush; shot on Thursday, June 2, 2011, inside his store Rush Running in Bentonville for nwprofiles ***EDITORS NOTE: THIS IS FOR THE INSIDE SHOT***

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Chad Hammontree, owner of Hammontree's Grilled Cheese at 326 N West Ave. in Fayetteville cooks up some fresh grilled cheese sandwiches Wednesday morning.

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Tourists pack into an elevator at the Empire State Building in New York, Thursday, June 16, 2011. The Empire State Building and Otis Elevator Co., the nation's best-known elevator manufacturer, were set to announce Thursday a partnership to replace and modernize the building's elevators to bring them into the computer age and reduce passenger wait time.

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E. Fay Jones, world renowned architect, died Monday, August 30, at his home in Fayetteville, Ark. Jones was 83 years old.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 6/18/11 A Little Rock firefighter tries to calm the resident of a home at 3810 East 38th Street in College Station Saturday morning as other firefighters work to extinguish a fire in her home. Little Rock firefighters were called to assist Pulaski County in fighting the fire.

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Erin Price Bozone

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Eddie Vedder "Ukulele Songs"

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Frederick Lane

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Karen Hood

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Jan Grimsley and Amanda Baker

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Derek and Sarah Wacaster

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Kristi Solloway and Mlina Vibhakar

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Chrystie Bennett, Kyle Hoffman and Sherri Jones

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Dodie and John Tudor

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette/CARY JENKINS Chef Cynthia Malik

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Robert Bumpas and Coco Cohen

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A stranded United Airlines passenger sits with his bags in Terminal 1 at O'Hare International Airport early Saturday, June 18, 2011 in Chicago. Thousands of flyers were stranded Friday night in airports across the country when United Airlines computers crashed, interrupting departures and reservations and disrupting the airline's websites.

Published June 19, 2011

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An FDIC employee enters the Arkansas National Bank building in Rogers Friday evening after the bank was shut down. Officials say it will reopen Monday under a new name.

Published June 19, 2011

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 1/19/11 State Rep. Barry Hyde, D-North Little Rock, proposed the amendment Wednesday in Joint Budget to remove the judicial pay raises from HB 1063, an appropriation bill.

Published June 19, 2011

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President Barack Obama and House Speak