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Arkansas outfielder Matt Vinson watches a called strike three in the second inning of the Razorbacks' 3-2 loss to Arizona State on Thursday at Surprise Stadium.

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John Deering Editorial Cartoon 2/28/13

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Rep. Andy Mayberry, R-Hensley, straightens his tie before speaking to reporters in a hallway outside the Senate chamber at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. The Senate voted Thursday to override Gov. Mike Beebe's veto of Mayberry's bill banning most abortions starting in the 20th week, a day after the state House voted to override it.

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TJ Knight of Beebe and her border collie Bella have had years of training together. Now the pair visit Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center to spend time with patients.

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In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Benedict XVI, top center, delivers his message on the occasion of his farewell meeting to cardinals, at the Vatican on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. Benedict XVI promised his "unconditional reverence and obedience" to his successor in his final words to his cardinals Thursday, a poignant farewell before he becomes the first pope in 600 years to resign.

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Fort Smith, 1950 According to the ad on the back, Fort Smith’s Homer Crain Nash Motors offered “quality cars from the Rambler of 1902 to the Nash Airflyte of 1949.” (The Airflyte is pictured on this card). Mailed to a customer in Vian, Okla., the message reads, “Dear Sir, We are glad to advise receipt of your radio and to let you know we can install it and the visor any day convenient for you.” Send questions or comments to Arkansas Postcard Past, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, Ark. 72203.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN 3-9-04 Daffodils at the flower field on Wye Mountain

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Wayne Hancock

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Swedish rockers SISTER SIN

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Ken Stringfellow

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Shinyribs Russell is known as the front man of the Austin TX musical combo, The Gourds. Born in Beaumont TX, raised in The Church Of Christ he found his calling in biker bars of Louisiana at the tender age of seventeen playing a hybrid of loud country blues rock and psychedelic swamp jangle for the grumpy ingrates congregated there. His regionally notorious band, The Picket Line Coyotes did the college faux chitlin circuit until their demise in the early 90's. The Gourds formed in 1994 and have become a favorite of the Americana/Hippie Jam/Genre Bending scenes of the last 20 years. Russell in a fit of antsy and wanderlust began performing solo shows under the pseudonym Shinyribs as early as 2006. The name was given to him by a transient in return for a meal of BBQ Russell provided to her. After playing a monthly show in Houston for the last two years he has honed Shinyribs into one of the most interesting roots music experiences around. Stylistically it pulls from the spectrums of great American music; Country, Gospel, Funk and a dollop of poetry in the middle of it all. Shinyribs is not afraid to shake his ass either. And many attend shows just for the dancing. A revolving line up of Austin talent has evolved into the current top notch band; Gourd drummer, Keith Langford, Cerebral Pony Bass man Jeff Brown and Kentucky Fried Keyboard Whiz Winfield Cheek. After garnering fans with his debut record, 2010's Well After Awhile (ninemilerecords) the sophomore effort is due out this spring. Look for it in Mid-April on ninemilerecords as well.

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Whole Roasted Veggie Sandwich with barbecue chips at Dempsey Bakery

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Director QUENTIN TARANTINO on the set of DJANGO UNCHAINED

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STAFF PHOTO SAMANTHA BAKER Peter Von Groote, a graduate student from Fayetteville, scans an empty can he wants to recycle Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at a computerized recycling kiosk known as the Dream Machine located the Arkansas Union in Fayetteville. The kiosk, one of two installed at the Arkansas Union on Jan. 30, is part of PepsiCo's Dream Machine Recycling Initiative which encourages recycling by providing rewards for users. The Dream Machine Recycling Initiative also donates money to Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities based on the amount of recycling collected nationally through the program. The program aims to put 5,500 kiosks at locations throughout the nation.

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Hundreds of barges are stuck north and south of Greenville, Miss. due to low water on the Mississippi River, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. Low water levels that are restricting shipping traffic, forcing harbor closures and causing barges to run aground on the economically vital Mississippi River are expected to continue into October, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Alan Spearman)

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In this Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 photo, a salesman shows customers washers and dryers at Aggressive Appliances store in Orlando, Fla. Orders for U.S. factory goods that signal business investment plans jumped in January by the most in more than a year, suggesting companies are confident about their business prospects. The Commerce Department said Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, that orders for so-called core capital goods, which include industrial machinery, construction equipment and computers, rose 6.3 percent in January from December. A sharp fall in demand for commercial aircraft caused overall durable goods orders to drop 5.2 percent, the first decline since August. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi casts his ballot in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. Italy votes in a watershed parliamentary election Sunday and Monday that could shape the future of one of Europe's biggest economies. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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drummer Neil Peart, Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson. Members of Rush for Friday Magazine on April 15. Amanda Petkiewicz ANDREW MACNAUGHTAN Rush is, from left, Neil Peart, Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson. "The fact that we were able to create a buzz in Cleveland and the fact that people were paying attention to us there opened everything up for us," says Lee. "It was really the start of our entire career."

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Ohio State men's basketball team head coach Thad Matta listens to a question at Big Ten media day in Rosemont, Ill., Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES Caroline Elser, 13, talks to Kayla Sayre, lab technician from the University of Arkansas, Wednesday Sept. 27, 2013 as Sayre judges Caroline's science project at the Haas Hall Spring Science Fair at the school in Fayetteville. Caroline's project tested batteries of different chemical makeups for their longevity in different devices and monetary value. The fair has two divisions, junior, for grade eight, and senior for grades nine through twelve. The winners will move onto regional competition at the University of Arkansas later this year.

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/27/13 Children's services assistant Erin Renollet, describes the days craft to a group of children Wednesday morning at the Springdale Public Library. The library participated in Read Across America, which celebrates the birthday of Dr. Seuss, with story book reading, dancing and crafts.

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Former Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., salutes Marine Corp. Lt. Gen. Tom Waldheuser as he arrives at the Pentagon to be sworn-in as Secretary of Defense, in Arlington, Va., Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Waldheuser will be Hagel's Senior Military Assistant. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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Pope Benedict XVI is seen on a giant screen during his last general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Benedict XVI basked in an emotional sendoff Wednesday at his final general audience in St. Peter's Square, recalling moments of "joy and light" during his papacy but also times of great difficulty. He also thanked his flock for respecting his decision to retire. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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President Barack Obama, left, and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio sit during a ceremony to dedicate a statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in the Capitol's Statuary Hall. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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FILE - This April 30, 2010 file photo shows the Stone Temple Pilots, from left, Dean Deleo, Eric Kretz, Robert Deleo, and Scott Weiland from the band Stone Temple Pilots, pose for a portrait in Santa Monica, Calif. In a one-sentence news release on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, publicist Kymm Britton said: "Stone Temple Pilots have announced they have officially terminated Scott Weiland." No other information was provided. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Rogers senior McKinzie Taylor, center, is trapped by Cabot seniors Ally Van Enk, left, Abbey Allgood (32) and Jaylin Bridges Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, during the second half of play in the first round of the Class 7A State Basketball Tournament at Fayetteville High School.

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE North Little Rock junior forward Kiara Webb (44) is fouled by Fayetteville senior forward Brittany Austin Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, during the first half of play in the first round of the Class 7A State Basketball Tournament at Fayetteville High School.

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Shelby County, Ala., lawyer Bert Rein speaks with reporters outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, after arguments in the Shelby County, Ala., v. Holder voting rights case. The justices are hearing arguments in a challenge to the part of the Voting Rights Act that forces places with a history of discrimination, mainly in the Deep South, to get approval before they make any change in the way elections are held. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Free Syrian Army fighters from the Knights of the North brigade leave one of their caves to reconnaissance a Syrian army forces base of al-Karmid, at Jabal al-Zaweya, in Idlib province, Syria, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Syrian warplanes carried out airstrikes on rebels trying to storm a police academy outside Aleppo on Wednesday, while jihadi fighters battled government troops along a key supply road leading to the southeastern part of the city, activists said. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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Indian firemen try to douse a fire that broke out early morning at an illegal six-story plastics market in Kolkata, India, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. More than a dozen people were killed and others were hospitalized in critical condition. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

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Japan's 114-year-old Misao Okawa, right, poses with the certificate of the world's oldest woman, which was presented to her by Guinness World Records Japan Country Manager Erika Ogawa, right, at a nursing home in Osaka, western Japan, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Okawa received the official certificate from the Guinness World Records. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)

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Santa Cruz, Calif., resident Sky Hall leaves flowers in front of the Santa Cruz Police Department on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in a growing memorial to two police detectives murdered on Tuesday. Suspect Jeremy Goulet, 35, was shot and killed by responding officers about half an hour after the police were killed. (AP Photo/Thomas Mendoza)

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This undated photo provided by the U.S. Army shows a test pond at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Md. Two Navy divers with the Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2013 during a routine training operation in the pond. An Aberdeen spokesman says that the deaths are not believed to be connected to a death late last month at the site, when an engineering technician died while performing maintenance. The pond is used for a variety of tests, including shock testing of boat hulls. (AP Photo/U.S. Army\)

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Six-year-old Jaylee Oeschger, 6, laughs as she is hit in the head with a snowball thrown by her sister Ileana, 10, as they play in the snow with their dog Mavis on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/AnnArbor.com, Melanie Maxwell)

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Conway senior Justin Leon, center, attempts to score as Van Buren freshman Mitchell Smith (24) defends Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, during the first half of play in the first round of the Class 7A State Basketball Tournament at Fayetteville High School.

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Under a statue of Rosa Parks, civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson poses for photo with his grandchildren, Jessica Donatella Jackson, left, and Jesse Louis Jackson III, right, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, where President Barack Obama took part in a ceremony where the statue was unveiled. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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FILE - This March 2, 2011 file photo shows President Barack Obama presenting a 2010 National Medal of Arts to pianist Van Cliburn during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Cliburn, the internationally celebrated pianist whose triumph at a 1958 Moscow competition helped thaw the Cold War and launched a spectacular career that made him the rare classical musician to enjoy rock star status died early Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at his Fort Worth home following a battle with bone cancer. He was 78. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, file)

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Fayetteville senior guard Aubrey Edie, center, is blocked on her way to the basket by North Little Rock senior forward Tashika Harris (55) Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, during the second half of play in the first round of the Class 7A State Basketball Tournament at Fayetteville High School.

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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2012 file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith, left, talks with former quarterback and NFL broadcaster Steve Young before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in San Francisco. A person with knowledge of the trade tells The Associated Press that the Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to acquire Smith from San Francisco. The person spoke on condition of anonymity on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, because the trade does not become official until March 12, when the NFL's new business year begins. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2012 file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith, left, talks with former quarterback and NFL broadcaster Steve Young before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in San Francisco. A person with knowledge of the trade tells The Associated Press that the Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to acquire Smith from San Francisco. The person spoke on condition of anonymity on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, because the trade does not become official until March 12, when the NFL's new business year begins. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Van Buren senior Nicholas Pagel (22) takes a shot in tine lane as Conway senior Justin Leon (11) Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, during the second half of play in the first round of the Class 7A State Basketball Tournament at Fayetteville High School.

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Rep. Andy Mayberry, R-Hensley, works at his desk in the House chamber at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. Mayberry, sponsor of a proposal that would ban abortions 20 weeks into a pregnancy, is delaying presentation of his bill over concerns from Democrats on a Senate panel about the proposal's lack of exemptions for rape and incest. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/ BENJAMIN KRAIN 3-5- Tom Courtway and other members of the UCA Board of Trustees vote to approve former university president Lou Hardin's decision not to take any state funds as part of his buyout contract after resigning last year.

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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2013, file photo, Jack Lew testifies at his confirmation hearing to be the new Treasury Secretary in Washington. The Senate confirmed Lew on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, to be Treasury secretary, affirming President Barack Obama's choice of a budget expert at a time when Congress and the White House are at odds over sharp government spending cuts. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Little Rock Central junior guard Kylon Nichols (3) loses the handle on a rebound as Bentonville sophomore forward Mason McNee, right, defends Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, during the second half of play in the first round of the Class 7A State Basketball Tournament at Fayetteville High School.

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LSU's Charles Carmouche (00) is sandwiched between Arkansas' Michael Qualls (24) and Mardracus Wade (1) during their NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in Baton Rouge, La. LSU won 65-60. (AP Photo/The Advocate, Heather McClelland) MAGS OUT; INTERNET OUT; NO SALES; TV OUT; NO FORNS; LOUISIANA BUSINESS INC. OUT (INCLUDING GREATER BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT, 225, 10/12, INREGISTER, LBI CUSTOM); MANDATORY CREDIT

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Kentucky's Archie Goodwin goes to the basket in fornt of Mississippi State's Tyson Cunningham during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

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LSU's Charles Carmouche, left, shoots past Arkansas' Jacorey Williams (22) during their NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/The Advocate, Heather McClelland) MAGS OUT; INTERNET OUT; NO SALES; TV OUT; NO FORNS; LOUISIANA BUSINESS INC. OUT (INCLUDING GREATER BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT, 225, 10/12, INREGISTER, LBI CUSTOM); MANDATORY CREDIT

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Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Reyes in action during a spring training exhibition baseball game against the Houston Astros, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- WILD ART -- 2/27/13 -- Students at UALR gathered at various locations around campus to make their own "Harlem Shake" video on Wednesday afternoon. The videos will be edited and posted to the UALR YouTube page. The Harlem Shake is an Internet meme in the form of a video of people performing a skit to the song "Harlem Shake". The video was replicated using the same concept by many people, which eventually led to it becoming viral in early February 2013,with thousands of "Harlem Shake" videos being made and uploaded to YouTube every day.

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David's Burgers

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In this Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, file photo Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an event to announce new products in San Jose, Calif. Apple CEO Tim Cook sought to assure shareholders Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2013, that the company is working on some "great stuff" that may help reverse a sharp decline in its stock price. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2012 file photo, a Target employee hands bags to a customer at the register at a Target store in Colma, Calif. Target's fiscal fourth-quarter net income dipped 2 percent as it dealt with intense competition during the crucial holiday season. But its adjusted results beat analysts' estimates and it forecast first-quarter earnings above Wall Street's view. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

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In this Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, photo, a sale pending sign is outside of a house in Mount Lebanon, Pa. A measure of the number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes rose in January from December to the highest level in more than 2 ½ years. The increase suggests sales of previously occupied homes will continue rising in the coming months. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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HANDOUT PHOTO Cody Canada & The Departed, who are playing at Stickyz in Little Rock on 3/1 (L-R) Cody Canada, Steve Littleton, Seth James, Chris Doege, Jeremy Plato

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Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, before the House subcommittee on Aviation hearing: Implementation of the FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act: One Year Later. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/LINDA CAILLOUET - DAVID'S -

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/27/13-- Chef Philippe Ducrot, a full time faculty member at the the Pulaski Technical College Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute, uses gin to flamb sauce during the Diamond Chef Arkansas preliminary competition Wednesday afternoon at the Peabody Hotel. Chefs were given 40 minutes to create and entree using mystery ingredients as they competed for a spot in the Diamond Chef Arkansas finale to be held on June 4.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS --06/02/2012-- Mike Ventle with Astro Gypsies Puppets dances in the crowd with a giant puppet in front of the main stage Saturday afternoon at the Wakarusa music and camping festival on Mulberry Mountain in Ozark, Arkansas.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS The 2012 Wakarusa Music and Camping festival on Mulberry Mountain in Ozark, Arkansas.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 3/9/11 State Rep. John Catlett, D-Rover, votes Wednesday for his bill HB1873, that allows concealed handgun licensee to keep their handguns in their locked vehicles even if parked on private property that does not allow guns.

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New Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel bows as he concludes his remarks to service members and civilian employees at the Pentagon, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, after being sworn-in. Hagel took charge of the Defense Department Wednesday after a bruising confirmation fight _ and two days before billions in budget cuts are scheduled to hit the military. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 7/31/12-- Customers eat lunch at the The Box in Little Rock. For Cheap Eats.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 3/24/09 State Rep. Butch Wilkins (left), D-Bono, and Lt. J. Scott Baxter, with the Jonesboro Police Department, representing Arkansas Municipal Police Association, presented three bills in a special order in the House Committee on Judiciary Tuesday.

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Lt. Jamie Clay, corps officer for The Salvation Army in Conway, shows the boutique area in The Salvation Army Family Store’s new larger location at 2125 Harkrider St., Suite 10, in the North Plaza shopping center. A grand opening with hourly giveaways will begin at 10 a.m. Friday.

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Van Buren County Judge Roger Hooper talks about the areas of the plant that will be occupied by a food-product company, Global Food Group.

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Ed Seay is executive director of the Help Network in Russellville, which works to help families in the community pay bills, get job interviews and pay their rent.

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Apricot Barbecue Pork Roast prepared in the pressure cooker can shave hours off mealtime preparation. The pressure cooker is simple and safe to use — just follow the basic guidelines.

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Apricot Barbecue Pork Roast prepared in the pressure cooker can shave hours off mealtime preparation. The pressure cooker is simple and safe to use — just follow the basic guidelines.

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Olan Thompson, right, helps Glen and Gladys Tucker prepare their taxes at Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Cabot. The Tuckers are taking advantage of the AARP Tax-Aide program, which provides free tax assistance.

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While most of the group’s activities involve hiking, the Arkansas Outdoor Adventures group tries to plan kayaking, rafting and float trips for the summer months. The group’s members are centered in central Arkansas but travel across the state.

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Apricot Barbecue Pork Roast prepared in the pressure cooker can shave hours off mealtime preparation. The pressure cooker is simple and safe to use — just follow the basic guidelines.

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TJ Knight of Beebe and her border collie Bella have had years of training together. Now the pair visit Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center to spend time with patients.

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Jody Wright, right, and his mother, Mary Wright, unpack a Civil War-era firearm from Jody Wright’s collection. Pieces from his collection will be on display during the 10th annual Civil War Gun & Relic Show with Living History in Benton.

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From the left, John Speer, Larry Huntzinger and Jerry Byrum appear in period costume for a celebration of George Washington’s birthday in Hot Springs.

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Lindsey Fowler won the Ouachita Baptist University/Henderson State University Business Plan Competition for her business plan for TrustedWills.com, which would help customers put together wills, living wills and powers of attorney.

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Arkansas guard BJ Young leads Arkansas with 15.3 points per game, but only scored a combined seven points in back-to-back road losses against Florida and LSU.

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LSU's Anthony Hickey (1) splits Arkansas defenders B.J. Young (11) and Marshawn Powell (33) for a shot during an NCAA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in Baton Rouge, La. LSU won 65-60. (AP Photo/The Advocate, Heather McClelland)

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Ron Huery (right) was a member of the 1987 Arkansas basketball team that beat Arkansas State 67-64 in Barnhill Arena.

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Arkansas junior pitcher Ryne Stanek will start the first game of the Coca-Classic against Arizona State.

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LSU's Andre Stringer (10) shoots a 3-pointer against Arkansas' Rickey Scott (3) during their NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/The Advocate, Heather McClelland)

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Arkansas outfielder Tyler Spoon scores a run in the first game of a Feb. 19 doubleheader against New Orleans at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

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John Deering Editorial Cartoon 2/27/13

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FILE - Visitors to the state Capitol walk up the steps leading to the Senate chamber Jan. 11, 2013.

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Faithful gather during Pope Benedict XVI's last general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Benedict XVI basked in an emotional sendoff Wednesday at his final general audience in St. Peter's Square, recalling moments of "joy and light" during his papacy but also times of great difficulty. He also thanked his flock for respecting his decision to retire.

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Sen. Jason Rapert, R-Bigelow, speaks to a reporter after a meeting of the House Committee on Public Health, Welfare and Labor at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., where his bill dealing with abortion received the committee's recommendation Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

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Minnesota's Trevor Mbakwe, right, pulls down a rebound in front of Indiana's Christian Watford, left, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Minneapolis. Minnesota won 77-73. (AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid)

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Little Rock School District superintendent candidate Stefanie Phillips, currently with the Clayton County, Georgia, Public Schools, answers questions Tuesday during a public meeting at the district headquarters.

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STAFF PHOTO JASON IVESTER Bentonville senior Nick Smith puts up a shot over Siloam Springs senior Payton Henson during the first half on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, against Siloam Springs at Bentonville High School.

Published February 27, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Arkansas freshman guard Anthlon Bell (5) reaches to score past Longwood junior guard Tristan Carey, center, and freshman forward Michael Kessens, left, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, during the first half of play in Bud Walton Arena.

Published February 27, 2013

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Wes Anderson clears the driveway in front of his grandparent's house, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 in Sedalia, Mo. The second major snowstorm in a week battered the nation's midsection Tuesday, dropping a half-foot or more of snow across Missouri and Kansas with gusting winds blew drifts more than 2 feet high creating treacherous driving conditions for those who dared the morning commute. (AP Photo/Sedalia Democrat, Sydney Brink)

Published February 27, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --2/26/2013-- Bill Usie, with Lamar Outdoor Advertising, removes a poster from a 10x22 foot billboard near MacArthur Dr. and Redding Ln. in North Little Rock promoting a Cirque Du Soleil show this weekend at Verizon Arena.

Published February 27, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/2613 -- Tiedrice Holland (left) and Vickael Allen (cq on both names) both with the Mablevale Elementary School Drum and Groove Ensemble performs for the student body at Central High School on Tuesday afternoon during a program celebrating Black History Month.

Published February 27, 2013

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2/26/13 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Walter Crockran, left, and Benny Johnson, second from left, both with Stop The Violence, pray in front of a collection of photos of Charles†Hall†Jr., 27, of Star City, during a press conference Tuesday afternoon at the Pilgrim Valley Baptist Church in Little Rock. Hall was shot and killed in his car in the 1100 block of Fair Park Blvd. on Oct. 25th of last year. Stop The Violence and the Little Rock police department were calling for any information which might lead to a suspect in the unsolved homicide.

Published February 27, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/26/13-- Little Rock School District superintendent candidate Stefanie Phillips, currently with the Clayton County, Georgia, Public Schools, answers questions Tuesday during a public meeting at the district headquarters.

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Hot Springs, circa 1920 The patrons at the Empire Bar were all well dressed. Note the brass rail and the row of brass spittoons. An ad on the large mirror behind the bar proclaimed the Arkansas State Fair would be held in the resort city from November 16 to 21. Send questions or comments to Arkansas Postcard Past, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, Ark. 72203.

Published February 27, 2013

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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2012 file photo, Lindsay Lohan attends the Mr. Pink Ginseng launch party at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Lohan's attorney wrote in a letter filed in court on Feb. 22, 2013, that the actress is willing to record public service announcements and provide inspirational talks at schools and hospitals as a possible way to resolve a case that alleges she lied to police about a car accident. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Published February 27, 2013

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President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks about automatic defense budget cuts during a visit to Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Newport News, Va. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Published February 27, 2013

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WICKED November 3-14, 2010 SO MUCH HAPPENED BEFORE DOROTHY DROPPED IN. Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One - born with emerald green skin - is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good makes for "the most complete - and completely satisfying - new musical in a long time" (USA Today).

Published February 27, 2013

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An Egyptian inspector of the Civil Aviation Authority, left, works at the site of the balloon accident, in Luxor, Egypt, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. A hot air balloon flying over Egypt's ancient city of Luxor caught fire and crashed into a sugar cane field on Tuesday, killing at least 19 foreign tourists in one of the world's deadliest ballooning accidents and handing a new blow to Egypt's ailing tourism industry. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

Published February 27, 2013

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Jacob Lew, President Barack Obama's choice to be treasury secretary, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, before the Senate Finance Committee's confirmation hearing. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Garlic Cheddar Biscuits.

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Gavin Lesnick / Arkansas Democrat-Gazette A Little Rock Fire Department firefighter works to extinguish a blaze at a home in the 3700 block of High Drive late Tuesday morning. No injuries were reported but the home was said to be a total loss.

Published February 27, 2013

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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2013, file photo, Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. A deeply divided Senate is moving toward a vote on President Barack Obama’s contentious choice of Chuck Hagel to head the Defense Department, with the former Republican senator on track to win confirmation after a protracted political fight. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/20/13 -- Chocolate chip cookies. For a food story on gluten free cooking.

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Holley Garrett, dealer at Cherokee Casino and Hotel, at the three card poker table Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at the casino in West Siloam Springs, Okla. The casino has a number of machines, tables, poker room and off track betting room.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/20/13 -- For a food story on gluten free cooking.

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Special to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette -- 02/15/2012 -- J. Timothy Cloyd, Ph.D. President and Professor of Politics, Hendrix College

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --06/28/12-- Lt. Gov. Mark Darr makes comments concerning the U. S. Supreme Court's decision that left standing the basic provisions of the health care overhaul, and ruling that the government may use its taxation powers to push people to buy health insurance. They spoke at the CApitol in Little Rock Thursday.

Published February 27, 2013

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Lloyd Anderson, 88, uses a snow blower with a canopy to clear his driveway on Lover's Lane in St. Joseph, Mo. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. A major winter storm paralyzed parts of the nation's midsection Tuesday, dumping a fresh layer of heavy, wet snow atop cities still choked with piles from the previous system and making travel perilous from the Oklahoma panhandle to the Great Lakes. (AP Photo/The St. Joseph News-Press, Sait Serkan Gurbuz)

Published February 27, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/20/13 -- For the Cooking for Two column.

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The 1891 Bruner House at 1415 Cantrell Rd, which is on the National Register of Historic Properties, will be torn down in the coming weeks. An Alabama salvage company is rescuing the mantels, rails, flooring and other features of the Eastlake-design house. The house, a carriage house in the rear, and a house next door, which will also come down, were bought for $500,000 in April 2011, according to Pulaski County assessor records. No demolition permits have been taken out, but according to the salvage company Southern Accents, noe are need for architectural salvage.

Published February 27, 2013

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Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, wraps up a news conference where he and GOP leaders challenged President Obama and the Senate to avoid the automatic spending cuts set to take effect in four days, at the Republican National Committee headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Boehner complained that the House, with Republicans in the majority, has twice passed bills that would replace the across-the-board cuts known as the "sequester" with more targeted reductions, while the Senate, controlled by the Democrats, has not acted. He is followed by Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla., left. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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A Capital Hotel employee walks through the ornate lobby area of the downtown Little Rock Hotel Tuesday afternoon. The hotel has been awarded a Forbes Travel Guide four-star rating.

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Sen. Michael Lamoureux, R-Russellville, right, responds to a reporter's question about the upcoming legislative session as Rep. Davy Carter, R-Cabot, listens at an Arkansas Associated Press Managing Editors meeting at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Published February 27, 2013

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Rep. Andy Mayberry, R-Hensley, works at his desk in the House chamber at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. Mayberry, sponsor of a proposal that would ban abortions 20 weeks into a pregnancy, is delaying presentation of his bill over concerns from Democrats on a Senate panel about the proposal's lack of exemptions for rape and incest. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

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Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe speaks to reporters in a hallway at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. Beebe said he was reviewing proposed legislation that would ban abortions if a fetal heartbeat is detected. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Published February 27, 2013

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Hoxie's Colton Watson (15) looks to make the shot between Harding's William Francis (21) and Hayden Matthews (44) during the first round of the 3A state high school basketball tournament held Tuesday at Riverview High School in Searcy.

Published February 27, 2013

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Rep. Davy Carter, R-Cabot, House Speaker designate, answers a reporter's question during a meeting of Arkansas Associated Press Managing Editors at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Published February 27, 2013

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Ben S. Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, speaks during a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Bernanke defended the central bank's unprecedented asset purchases, saying they are supporting the expansion with little risk of inflation or asset-price bubbles. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Ben Bernanke

Published February 27, 2013

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Workers raise a JPMorgan Chase & Co. flag at company headquarters before an annual Investors Day conference in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. JPMorgan Chase & Co., the biggest U.S. bank, expects headcount to decline by about 4,000 in 2013 as Chief Executive officer Jamie Dimon targets mortgage operations for cuts. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg

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Contractors work on the roof of a new residential apartment building in Sandy, Utah, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. The U.S. Census Bureau is scheduled to release new home sales data on Feb. 26. Photographer: George Frey/Bloomberg

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/26/13 University of Arkansas graduate student Grace Richardson continues her commute through the intersection of Lafayette Street and College Avenue Tuesday morning in Fayetteville. Richardson commutes regularly by bike.

Published February 27, 2013

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Indiana's Kevin Ferrell (11) pressures Minnesota's Trevor Mbakwe, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid)

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STAFF PHOTO SAMANTHA BAKER Craig Hyler with Engineering Services, Inc. hammers a stake into land on an undeveloped area Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, on North 40th Street south of Elm Springs Road in Springdale where he and a coworker were surveying. The team took elevation points every 50 feet so developers could have a better understanding of the terrain before building.

Published February 27, 2013

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Former NBA player Dennis Rodman testifies in a civil trial in Orange County Superior Court, Thursday, July 31, 2003, in Santa Ana, Calif. that he doesn't remember meeting a woman who accused him of sexual assault. The suit alleges Rodman drugged, raped and imprisoned former waitress Jo Len Ann McGowen in his Newport Beach home in March 2001. (AP Photo/Mark Boster, Pool)

Published February 27, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Arkansas junior forward Marshawn Powell celebrates with the student section Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, after the Hogs' win over Missouri in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published February 27, 2013

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Oklahoma City Thunder's Derek Fisher answers a question following NBA basketball practice in Oklahoma City, Friday, May 11, 2012. The Thunder will have had eight full days off when they start the Western Conference semifinals on Monday night against either the Denver Nuggets or the Los Angeles Lakers. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Published February 27, 2013

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NWA Media/ANTHONY REYES Arkansas freshman Anthlon Bell shoots against Florida A&M in the second half Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. The Razorbacks won 89-60.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/26/13 -- Jessieville's Amanda Rhodes (14) drives past Manila's Alisha Davis (22) during the first round of the 3A state high school basketball tournament held Tuesday at Riverview High School in Searcy.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/26/13 -- Harding's Kohl Blickenstaff (15) dives for a loose ball from Jacob Defries during the first round of the 3A state high school basketball tournament held Tuesday at Riverview High School in Searcy.

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/26/13 University of Arkansas sophomore Jordan Hebert, of Memphis, puts in an early training run Tuesday morning on Cleveland Street in Fayetteville. Hebert is training for the Little Rock Marathon which will take place this Sunday in Little Rock.

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/26/13 Tara Hudson (left), of Fayetteville and a sixth year volunteer, works with Lindsay Rutherford, of Fayetteville, as she brings in clothing to be sold at Rhea Lana's A Children's Consignment Event, Tuesday at the Shiloh Dr. location in Fayetteville. The consignment sale will fill 70,000 sq. ft. in the building. Organizers expect over 5,000 shoppers at the sale that features like-new children's and maternity items and household furniture.

Published February 27, 2013

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**FILE**Nick Lachey sings on the NBC "Today" television program in New York's Rockefeller Center, Monday July 3, 2006. Lachey, 32, will tour this fall in support of his new solo album, "What's Left of Me," which debuted at No. 2 on Billboard's album chart in May and has sold more than 500,000 copies, Jive Records announced Monday, July 10, 2006.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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STAFF PHOTO MARC F. HENNING Vehicles travel up Oldham Drive in Bella Vista on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2013, after winter storm dumped over three inches of snow in northwestern Benton County.

Published February 27, 2013

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7-DAY MENU PLANNER for release Feb. 24, 2013; Cream of Carrot and Zucchini Soup; PHOTO CREDIT: Rick McKee ("Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking," Nathalie Dupree and Cynthia Graubart; Gibbs Smith Publisher, 2012)

Published February 27, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/26/13 -- Jessieville's Justice Reliford (15) jumps for the shot during the first round of the 3A state high school basketball tournament held Tuesday at Riverview High School in Searcy.

Published February 27, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO MARC F. HENNING Courtney Hickman, 12, of Bella Vista, makes a snow angel Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, while taking a break from sledding with her family down a hillside at Country Club Golf Course in Bella Vista. Hickman attends Gravette schools, which cancelled classes for the day due to the heavier snowfall in northwestern Benton County.

Published February 27, 2013

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Vatican spokesman Rev. Federico Lombardi listens to a journalist's question during a press conference at the Vatican press room, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Lombardi said Benedict himself had made the decision, in consultation with others. The pope's title and what he would wear has been a major question ever since Benedict stunned the world and announced he would resign on Thursday, the first pontiff to resign in 600 years. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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Gavin Lesnick / Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Sonja Jones speaks on her phone Tuesday while waiting for a tow truck by a damaged Jeep Cherokee that ran off Batesville Pike north of the North Little Rock Airport Tuesday morning. Jones' daughter, 18-year-old Megan Reedy, was driving the Jeep. She was taken to UAMS Medical Center with injuries not believed to be serious.

Published February 27, 2013

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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2011, file photo, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius participates in an roundtable discussion on health information technology and job creation at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland. The Obama administration says the number of young adults going without medical coverage has shrunk by 2.5 million since the new health care law took effect. A new analysis to be released Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011, finds the drop is two-and-half times larger than indicated by government and private estimates from earlier this year. The health care overhaul allows young adults to stay on a parentís plan until they turn 26. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

Published February 27, 2013

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Arkansas junior Marshawn Powell (33) celebrates with fans after defeating Georgia Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. The Razorbacks won 62-60.

Published February 26, 2013

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Bret Bielema's first spring practice at Arkansas will begin March 10.

Published February 26, 2013

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Dominic Ficociello is expected to play his first game during the Coca-Cola Classic in Surprise, Ariz.

Published February 26, 2013

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Arkansas guard Anthlon Bell (5) shoots for the basket as Florida's Casey Prather (24) watches during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Florida won 71-54. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)

Published February 26, 2013

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In this rendering provided by Blue Star Line, the Titanic II is shown cruising at sea. The ship, which Australian billionaire Clive Palmer is planning to build in China, is scheduled to sail in 2016. Palmer said his ambitious plans to launch a copy of the Titanic and sail her across the Atlantic would be a tribute to those who built and backed the original.

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John Deering Editorial Cartoon 2/26/13

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Left-hander Randall Fant will start Sunday for Arkansas against Pacific.

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Razorback football coach Bret Bielema greets fans before a Razorback Day at the Capitol lunch in Little Rock.

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Little Rock firefighters battle a house fire at 36th and High streets late Tuesday morning.

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An Egyptian inspector of the Civil Aviation Authority, left, works at the site of the balloon accident, in Luxor, Egypt, on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.

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This Red Lobster restaurant at 8407 W. Markham St. in Little Rock was robbed Monday, Feb. 25, 2013.

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Tree limbs lay broken by heavy wet snow on Wehmeyer Road on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, after another winter storm dumped about eight inches of snow in central Boone County, Mo. The second major snowstorm in a week battered the nation's midsection Tuesday, dropping a half-foot or more of snow across Missouri and Kansas and cutting power to thousands.

Published February 26, 2013

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In this file photo of Feb. 26, 1993, helicopters jockey for position over the World Trade Center in New York following a noontime blast, which rocked the twin towers complex.

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This map shows where on Batesville Pike in North Little Rock a teen driver wrecked Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.

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Authorities work the scene Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, of a wreck on Batesville Pike a couple of miles north of the North Little Rock airport.

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President Barack Obama addresses the National Governors Association, including Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe (on Obama’s right), in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington on Monday.

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Quarterback Tom Brady agreed to a three-year contract extension with the New England Patriots, according to The Associated Press.

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Smoke rises from fires on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico on April 21, 2010. A civil trial involving oil giant BP and its partners started Monday in New Orleans.

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Arkansas sophomore guard BJ Young’s last game was his lowest-scoring since his first one as a Razorback.

Published February 26, 2013

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Point guard Derek Fisher (37), who played for Oklahoma City during last season’s run to the NBA Finals, was re-signed by the Thunder on Monday after Eric Maynor got traded to Portland.

Published February 26, 2013

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In the 1998 film The Big Lebowski, Jeff Bridges (above) and John Goodman referenced Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax.

Published February 26, 2013

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady looks to pass against the defense of Houston Texans linebacker Connor Barwin (98) during the first half of an AFC divisional playoff NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass., Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Published February 26, 2013

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Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o ran the 40-yard dash in 4.82 seconds, which placed him 20th out of 26 linebackers at the NFL combine.

Published February 26, 2013

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** FILE ** Sandy Koufax sits in the stands at the spring training game between the New York Mets and Baltimore Orioles in Port St. Lucie, Fla., Sunday, March 2, 2003. Koufax walked into the Florida Marlins' clubhouse, Thursday, March 25, 2004, and immediately got everyone's attention. Koufax surprised the World Series champions with a visit and spent an hour answering questions and offering advice to the team's young pitching staff. (AP Photo/Richard Drew,file)

Published February 26, 2013

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Florida guard Kenny Boynton (1) gets ahead of Kentucky forward Nerlens Noel (3) after getting possession of the ball and heads down court with teammate Patric Young (4) close behind during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Gainesville, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. Florida defeated Kentucky 69-52. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)

Published February 26, 2013

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Special to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette -- 09/19/2011 -- Patti Julian, candidate for state house of representatives district 38 in north little rock

Published February 26, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 3/21/11 State Rep. Matthew Shepherd, R-El Dorado, smiles at the quick passage of his bill HB1369, the sales tax holiday for back to school items, Monday in the Senate Committee on Revenue and Taxation.

Published February 26, 2013

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Sweet Girl is our pet of the week.

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University of Tennessee NCAA college assistant football coach Sam Pittman talks to reporters at the indoor practice facilty on the school campus in Knoxville, Tenn., Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/The Knoxville News Sentinel, Michael Patrick)

Published February 26, 2013

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Marcus Brown played at West Memphis before going to Murray State, where he won the Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year award in 1995 and 1996. He played in seven countries and was part of 19 championship teams in his European career.

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Laurence Juber

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Specialist Robert Canzani (right) works at his post Monday on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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March jump illustration by Ron Wolfe

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march logo illustration by Ron Wolfe

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Mansfield, circa 1940 A combination gas station, cafe, and grocery store, Gardner’s Station and Cafe Truck and Tourist Stop was located on U.S. 71 near the rural community which is on the Scott and Sebastian lines. Note the signs for Coca Cola and Delaware Punch. It sold Sinclair brand gasoline. In 1940, the price of gas was 18 cents a gallon. Send questions or comments to Arkansas Postcard Past, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, Ark. 72203.

Published February 26, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --2/7/2013-- New Razorback football coach Brett Bielema meets media before a fund raising program highlighting new recruits Thursday night at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock.

Published February 26, 2013

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Randall Stephenson, chairman, president and chief executive officer of AT&T Inc., makes the opening address at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday. AT&T will take over General Motors’ OnStar service in the 2015 model year.

Published February 26, 2013

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A shopper enters a Barnes & Noble Inc. store in Peoria, Ill., in January. Leonard Riggio, the book store chain’s founder and chairman is attempting to buy the company’s retail business.

Published February 26, 2013

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A customer pushes a shopping cart outside a Lowe’s store in East Peoria, Ill., on Wednesday. Lowe’s reported a fourth-quarter profi t Monday that beat analysts’ estimates.

Published February 26, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES Lisa Netherland, left, hands Neill Sloan, both with the Fayetteville Parks and Recreation department, water lilies Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 to plant in the Point 7 pond in Wilson Park in Fayetteville. The lilies, a non invasive species, were salvaged from another project and the crew is excited to see how they will grow in their new environment.

Published February 26, 2013

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NWA Media/JASON IVESTER Larry Holt of Bella Vista waxes the hallway on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, inside Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. With the exception of the fitness center, Riordan Hall is closed through Thursday for maintenance.

Published February 26, 2013

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/25/13 Volunteer Georgine Griesing, of Springdale, works on the line next to her visiting daughter Michelle Elliot, of Lubbock , TX., as they prepare meals for delivery Monday morning at the Springdale Senior Center. One hundred and ninety two meals were prepared for delivery by the Meals on Wheels program based at the center.Todays meal was catfish, hushpuppies and potato batter bites.

Published February 26, 2013

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11-29-93A rkansas Razorbacks Scotty Thurman gaurds Murray State gaurd Marcus Brown during the first halfof the first regular season game at Bud Walton Arena Monday night. Staton Photo.

Published February 26, 2013

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Oklahoma City Thunder's Derek Fisher answers a question following NBA basketball practice in Oklahoma City, Friday, May 11, 2012. The Thunder will have had eight full days off when they start the Western Conference semifinals on Monday night against either the Denver Nuggets or the Los Angeles Lakers. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Published February 26, 2013

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, is accompanied by fellow members of the House GOP leadership (from left) Rep. Lynn Jenkins of Kansas, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va., Rep. Virginia Foxx of N.C., and Rep. James Lankford of Oklahoma, as Boehner responds to President Barack Obama’s remarks to the nation’s governors Monday about how to fend off the impending automatic budget cuts on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Published February 26, 2013

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Pope Benedict XVI is greeted by Cardinal Keith O’Brien (left) in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Sept. 16, 2010.

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Boxes are emptied for ballots to be counted at a polling station in Rome, Monday.

Published February 26, 2013

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State Sen. Bart Hester, R-Cave Springs, spoke in support of legislation Monday which would allow college faculty and staff with concealed handgun permits to carry their weapons onto campus, unless the school’s policies prohibit them. The legislation passed easily.

Published February 26, 2013

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Richard Thompson " Electric "

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STAFF PHOTO SAMANTHA BAKER Bill Hastings leads stretches Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at a special modern dance class at the Fayetteville Dance Center in Fayetteville. Hastings guest taught two modern classes on Saturday and will teach a Broadway style class today (Sunday). Hastings has performed in nationally touring productions and Broadway musicals.

Published February 26, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/25/13-- Dorothy Avance (left) of Little Rock talks with Central Arkansas Development Council employee Marty Dubois as she enrolls in the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Monday at the Arts and Crafts Building at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds in Little Rock. Enrollment for Pulaski County continues beginning at 9 a.m. today at the fairgrounds.

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A Hindu priest washes his face with sea water during a religious ceremony called Melasti on Ngobaran Beach in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. Melasti is performed a week ahead of Balinese Hindu's Day of Silence to purify the universe from bad influences, bad deeds and bad thoughts. (AP Photo/Gembong Nusantara)

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2/25/13 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Terrell Ghant, building attendant at Sherwood Forest, rolls a table Monday afternoon as he sets up for a "Hiring Our Heroes" job fair there in Sherwood today (Tues). The fair, which runs from 9am to 1pm and is open to job seekers who are veterans, guard, reserve or active duty members, and military spouses.

Published February 26, 2013

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Israeli border policemen fire tear gas during clashes after the funeral of Arafat Jaradat in the West Bank of Hebron, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. Thousands have attended the funeral procession of a 30-year-old Palestinian man who died under disputed circumstances in Israeli custody. Palestinian officials say autopsy results show Jaradat was tortured by Israeli interrogators, while Israeli officials say there's no conclusive cause of death yet and that more tests are needed.(AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)

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The leader of the University of Arkansas System has nominated University of Florida administrator Laurence B. Alexander to be the next chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Published February 26, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO SAMANTHA BAKER Bill Hastings corrects Sheila Harding's arm Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, during warm up and stretching at a special modern dance class at the Fayetteville Dance Center in Fayetteville. Hastings guest taught two modern classes on Saturday and will teach a Broadway style class today (Sunday) at 2 p.m.. Hastings has performed in nationally touring productions and Broadway musicals.

Published February 26, 2013

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President Barack Obama addresses the National Governors Association, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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** FILE ** In this Oct. 11, 2008 file photo, actor William Shatner arrives at the 5th annual St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Runway for Life benefit in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas, file)

Published February 26, 2013

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Actress Lindsay Lohan attends a dinner celebrating the premiere of "Liz & Dick" at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

Published February 26, 2013

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South Korea's new President Park Geun-hye, right, smiles during the Presidential Inaugural Reception in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. Park took office as South Korea's first female president Monday, returning to the presidential mansion she had known as the daughter of a dictator, and where she will respond to volatile North Korea, which tested a nuclear device two weeks ago. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Ahn Jung-hwan) KOREA OUT

Published February 26, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/25/13 -- Chris Weier, an employee with Little Rock Parks and Recreation finishes up an installation of a new sprinkler system at one of the new roundabouts near the entrance to Murray Park on Monday. In addition to installing the sprinklers, he also installed decorative lighting to showcase a sculpture in the roundabout as well.

Published February 26, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --2/25/13-- Little Rock School District superintendent candidate Connie Hathorn, currently the superintendent of the Youngstown City Schools in Youngstown, Ohio, answers questions Monday from Little Rock citizens during a meeting with the general public. School Board members interviewed Hathorn later that night. He is among four people interviewing for the superintendent's job.

Published February 26, 2013

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Maurice Malacarne, right, of Hobe Sound, Flor., and his wife Judy look at the names engraved in memory of those who died in the terrorist bombing of the World Trade Center during a visit to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 in New York. Tuesday will mark the 20th anniversary of the terrorist bombing beneath the World Trade Center that killed six people in 1993. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Published February 26, 2013

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Cast of "100 Years of Broadway," coming Feb. 26-28 to Robinson Center in LR, and "102 Years of Broadway," coming March 3 to Fort Smith Woman in white on left Sandra Joseph and man on right is Ron Bohmer.

Published February 26, 2013

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal answers questions during a news conference outside the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, following a meeting between National Governors Association (NGA) and President Barack Obama. From left are, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro García Padilla, Jindal, and NGA Vice Chair, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Published February 26, 2013

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Amarillo, Texas, emergency workers assist a stranded motorist on the Interstate 40 service road Monday.

Published February 26, 2013

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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2002 file photo, former U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. C. Everett Koop testifies in Concord, N.H. Koop, who raised the profile of the surgeon general by riveting America's attention on the then-emerging disease known as AIDS and by railing against smoking, has died in New Hampshire at age 96. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

Published February 26, 2013

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Little Rock School District superintendent candidate Connie Hathorn, who is now superintendent of Ohio’s Youngstown City School District, answers questions Monday during a meeting with the public.

Published February 26, 2013

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Wayne Hancock Ride

Published February 26, 2013

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Nickelodeon has brought a childhood favorite to TV. Peter Rabbit stars (from left) Peter Rabbit, Benjamin Bunny and Lily Bobtail and airs at 11 a.m. today.

Published February 26, 2013

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Laura Inman

Published February 26, 2013

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A barge laden with scrap car hulks sits level in the water, anchored near the northern shore of Commencement Bay, Tacoma, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. When the Coast Guard says a barge loaded with crushed Canadian cars can be moved it will finish a trip to a metal recycling yard in Tacoma _ minus a few of the cars that splashed into Commencement Bay when the barge started leaking. (AP Photo/The News Tribune, Peter Haley)

Published February 26, 2013

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Published February 26, 2013

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Josh Groban All That Echoes

Published February 26, 2013

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ADG illustration by Ron Wolfe march left corner

Published February 26, 2013

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Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Derek Fisher (37) breaks down court against the Miami Heat during the first half at Game 1 of the NBA finals basketball series, Tuesday, June 12, 2012, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Published February 26, 2013

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LSU head coach Johnny Jones and his bench players react near the end of a loss to Auburn in an NCAA college basketball game at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. Auburn beat LSU 68-63. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Published February 26, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/25/13-- A North Little Rock Police officer talks to the driver of a truck that was stuck under the railroad bridge at Broadway Street and Pike Avenue in North Little Rock Monday afternoon. The driver was able to remove the truck from under the bridge.

Published February 26, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES Clay Carlton, of Fayetteville, recycling paper Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at the 24 hour Community Recycling Drop-Off at at 1420 S. Happy Hollow Road in Fayetteville. The center collects corrugated cardboard, junk mail, office paper, magazines, newspaper, office paper, aluminum cans, tin and steel cans, all colors of glass, number one and number two plastic bottles.

Published February 26, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --2/25/13-- Linda Dyson, center, and Sandy Thornton are wind blown as they cross W. Capitol Ave. in the rain on Monday in Little Rock. A severe thunderstorm watch was in effect for most of the state Monday.

Published February 26, 2013

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/25/13 Gloria Griffith, right, and Jimmy Carter, both of Springdale, select bingo cards Monday morning at the Springdale Senior Center. The center offers bingo on Monday and Thursday every week. The center will offer a special "Fiesta Day" bingo this Wednesday.

Published February 26, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO ANDY SHUPE Students from McNair Middle School enjoy a fire Thursday, March 31, 2011, at the Ozark Natural Science Center.

Published February 26, 2013

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Memories of Mason jars from artist Delita Martin’s childhood become an element of her print titled Alma (AL ma): Her Soul. The work includes media such as handwritten text and ballpoint pen.

Published February 26, 2013

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Brandon Heath

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Laura Story

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Mandisa

Published February 26, 2013

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BJ Young is coming off a three-point outing at Florida in which he missed all eight of his field goal attempts.

Published February 25, 2013

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LSU head coach Johnny Jones and his bench players react near the end of a loss to Auburn in an NCAA college basketball game at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. Auburn beat LSU 68-63. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Published February 25, 2013

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Arkansas coach Mike Anderson react to a call during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Florida in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Florida won 71-54. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)

Published February 25, 2013

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University of Arkansas band and cheerleaders perform on University of Arkansas Day at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Published February 25, 2013

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University of Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema, right, attends University of Arkansas Day at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., as cheerleaders and the band perform Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Published February 25, 2013

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Sam Pittman, who was hired at Arkansas from Tennessee in December, was given a two-year contract extension and pay raise to $500,000 annually.

Published February 25, 2013

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Tennessee head coach Cuonzo Martin in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kentucky on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Published February 25, 2013

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The University of Arkansas System announced Monday it would announce Laurence B. Alexander as the next chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Photo courtesy of University of Arkansas System.

Published February 25, 2013

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Jessica Haynes is seen making her pitch on the Shark Tank set in this promotional photo released by ABC.

Published February 25, 2013

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John Deering Editorial Cartoon 2/25/13

Published February 25, 2013

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Archbishop Pier Luigi Celata, vice chamberlain, reads a copy of a document signed by Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. Pope Benedict XVI has changed the rules of the conclave that will elect his successor, allowing cardinals to move up the start date if all of them arrive in Rome before the usual 15-day transition between pontificates. Benedict signed a legal document, issued Monday, with some line-by-line changes to the 1996 Vatican law governing the election of a new pope. It is one of his last acts as pope before resigning Thursday.

Published February 25, 2013

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Isaac Evans, 35, is wanted in connection with the robbery of the Simmons First Bank at 1818 N. Taylor St. Photo courtesy of Little Rock Police Department.

Published February 25, 2013

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Isaac Evans, 35, is wanted in connection with the robbery of the Simmons First Bank at 1818 N. Taylor St. Photo courtesy of Little Rock Police Department.

Published February 25, 2013

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Published February 25, 2013

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Arkansas women's track and field coach Lance Harter, right, is congratulated by men's manager Georg Eberhardt after winning the conference title Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, during the Southeastern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville.

Published February 25, 2013

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Arkansas sprinters, from left, Regina George, Sparkle McKnight, Gwendolyn Flowers and Chrishuna Williams celebrate a win in the 4x400-meter relay that gave the Razorbacks a conference title Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, during the Southeastern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville.

Published February 25, 2013

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Pope Benedict XVI delivers his blessing during his last Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on Sunday.

Published February 25, 2013

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Pilates Towel Workout for Strength & Mobility

Published February 25, 2013

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FILE - This file film image provided by Summit Entertainment shows actresses Mackenzie Foy, foreground, and Kristen Stewart in a scene from "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2." The finale to the blockbuster supernatural romance dominated the 33rd Annual Razzie Awards on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 with seven awards, including worst actress for Kristen Stewart, supporting actor for Taylor Lautner, director for Bill Condon and worst screen couple for Lautner and child co-star Mackenzie Foy. (AP Photo/Summit Entertainment, Andrew Cooper, SMPSP, File)

Published February 25, 2013

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Shots of Eureka Springs at Christmas time to go with a story on the Christ of the Ozarks.

Published February 25, 2013

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Carol Waddle (left) won’t be wearing her walking cast when she and Betty Williams lead the 2013 Bryant Women Run Arkansas clinic at the Bryant High School track. Waddle is the clinic director.

Published February 25, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON --3--4--2012 Little Rock Marathon participants come down Dean Kumpuris Street in the Clinton Presidential Center moments after the start of the race Sunday morning.

Published February 25, 2013

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An Israeli soldier takes aim during clashes Sunday in the West Bank city of Hebron after the death of a Palestinian prisoner held in an Israeli jail.

Published February 25, 2013

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In this Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 photo, volunteers in the Newtown Volunteer Task Force write personalized messages back to condolences received around the world in Newtown, Conn. Volunteers are creating an archive of all the condolences and letters of support that arrived after December’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, while other volunteers are saying thank you, one handwritten note at a time. Town officials estimate they received more than 175,000 letters and cards from around the world, many containing artwork or the thoughts of school children. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Published February 25, 2013

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Security forces for the Afghan intelligence department stand guard inside a building under construction not far from where an insurgent was shot to death near an Afghan intelligence office in Kabul on Sunday.

Published February 25, 2013

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Jimmie Johnson celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Daytona 500 on Sunday afternoon in Daytona Beach, Fla. It was the second Daytona 500 victory for Johnson, a five-time NASCAR champion who first won the race in 2006.

Published February 25, 2013

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Joe Nemechek (above) drove a Nationwide Series car Saturday featuring a public service announcement from the Florida Department of Transportation.

Published February 25, 2013

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Arkansas receiver Cobi Hamilton runs a drill during the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Published February 25, 2013

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Syracuse's James Southerland, left, and Connecticut's DeAndre Daniels vie for a rebound during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Hartford, Conn., Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Published February 25, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Arkansas senior Tarik Batchelor competes in the triple jump Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, during the Southeastern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville.

Published February 25, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Arkansas women's track and field coach Lance Harter, right, is doused with water by Arkansas runner Anthony Lieghio after winning the conference title Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, during the Southeastern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville.

Published February 25, 2013

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Matt Kuchar chips onto the first green in the final round of play against Hunter Mahan during the Match Play Championship golf tournament, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Marana, Ariz. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Published February 25, 2013

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Arkansas running back Knile Davis runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Published February 25, 2013

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NWA Media/JASON IVESTER Arkansas senior Sarah Watkins looks for a opening to pass during the first half against Tennessee on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published February 25, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Danielle Wolf of Fayetteville reaches to hit a tennis ball Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, while playing in front of the Walker Park Historical Mural painted on the handball court at the park in Fayetteville. The mural depicts life in and the people important to the history of south Fayetteville and features a key to its features.

Published February 25, 2013

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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2012, file courtroom drawing, Federal Defender Julie Gatto requests bail for her client, New York City Police Officer Gilberto Valle, right, at Manhattan Federal Court in New York. The New York City police officer accused of kidnapping conspiracy admits to thinking about abducting, cooking and devouring young women. His own lawyer has shown prospective jurors a kinky staged photo of a woman trussed up in a roasting pan to test their tolerance for the officers "weird proclivities." (AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams, File)

Published February 25, 2013

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Nicos Anastasiades waves to supporters Sunday in Nicosia, Cyprus. Conservative candidate Anastasiades won Cyprus’ presidency by one of the widest margins in 30 years.

Published February 25, 2013

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Supporters of newly elected president Nicos Anastasiades celebrate his victory in Nicosia, Cyprus, on Sunday.

Published February 25, 2013

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Special to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette -- 02/18/2012 -- Dexter Suggs Sr., of Indianapolis, Ind., candidate for superintendent in LRSD.

Published February 25, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN VANDONGE Steve Arnold of Kingston sits with the 1,430 pound meteorite Thursday afternoon that he found recently on a farm in Kiowa County, Kansas. Arnold was taking the meteorite to Tulsa, where it will be on display for the weekend at the Air and Space Museum, before he takes to San Antonio, where he hopes to find a buyer. 11/17/05

Published February 25, 2013

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/12/13 Pre-AP Literacy teacher Anne Minton reviews work in the front of class Tuesday morning to students at Prairie Grove Middle School. Minton uses a "flipped" classroom that allows students to learn the lesson at home online and then review and complete homework in class.

Published February 25, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CELIA STOREY Carol Waddle of Bryant will lead a 10-week Women Run Arkansas clinic at Bryant High School when the statewide women's running club begins its 16th annual series of free, volunteer led group-fitness training in March.

Published February 25, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --2/24/2013-- North Little Rock High School theater students, from left, Bailey Martin, Taylor Suffridge, Caleb Allen, Hannah Tingle, Madison Ellis and Alex Langston prepare backstage during a dress rehearsal of the school's Spring musical production of Thoroughly Modern Millie on Sunday. Over 175 ninth through twelfth graders in drama, stagecraft, dance and costume and makeup classes at North Little Rock High School had a hand in the show which will have 3 public performances in the school's auditorium on March 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

Published February 25, 2013

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NOTE -- THIS PHOTO IS VERY SMALL. DO NOT RUN LARGER THAN 5X8. Handout photo. Stefanie Phillips. Deputy superintdent of Clayton Co., GA public schools.

Published February 25, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/24/13 -- Laura Generou (cq) is shown some of the details in Magic Lights, one of the vendors that were on display at the final day of the Arkansas Flower and Garden Show held at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. The event concluded on Sunday.

Published February 25, 2013

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Abu al-Yaman, one of the commanders of the Knights of the North brigade, speaks with his comrade through Skype at Jabal al-Zaweya in Idlib, Syria, on Sunday.

Published February 25, 2013

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University of Illinois at Chicago computer scientist Jason Leigh, co-inventor of the CAVE2 virtualreality system, stands in CAVE2, where the system’s 72 stereoscopic liquid crystal display panels surrounds the viewer.

Published February 25, 2013

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Andreas Linninger, a University of Illinois at Chicago professor of bioengineering, chemical engineering and computer science, adjusts his 3-D glasses as brain surgeon Ali Alaraj talks about viewing the brain inside CAVE2, which creates a 3-D viewing environment.

Published February 25, 2013

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When a call comes in, images from various security cameras can quickly be scanned by the New York City Police Department using its new system.

Published February 25, 2013

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NWA Media/JASON IVESTER Pamela Ramsfield (cq) (left) and Susan Idlet serve soup samples to patrons on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, during the 12th annual Soup Sunday inside the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale. The event, which had an expected attendance of over 500, was expected to raise over $50,000 for the Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families. Patrons sampled soups, breads and desserts from 25 restaurants/vendors.

Published February 25, 2013

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/12/13 Grace Mertz listens to a presentation during a debate Tueday morning in Anne Minton's pre-ap literacy class at Prairie Grove Middle School in Prairie Grove. The literacy class uses a "flipped" format that allows students to learn the lesson at home online and then review and complete homework in class.

Published February 25, 2013

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/12/13 Pre-AP Literacy teacher Anne Minton reviews work in the front of class Tuesday morning to students at Prairie Grove Middle School. Minton uses a "flipped" classroom that allows students to learn the lesson at home online and then review and complete homework in class.

Published February 25, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO JASON IVESTER Gaby (cq) Duquesne (left), 8, and Olivia Viebrooks (cq), 8, both with Brownies Troop 5361 in Rogers, arrange boxes of Girl Scout Cookies on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, outside the Wal-Mart Supercenter on Pleasant Crossing Blvd in Rogers. Local Girl Scouts will be selling cookies at various locations throughout Northwest Arkansas for the next two weekends.

Published February 25, 2013

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This Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 photo shows a detail of a video wall showing New York city police officers an interactive map of an area in the city, security footage from nearby cameras, if there are high radiation levels and whether any other threats have been made in New York. The Domain Awareness System, known as the dashboard, instantaneously mines data from the NYPDs vast collection of arrest records, 911 calls, more than 3,000 security cameras city-wide, license plate readers and portable radiation detectors and aggregates it into a user-friendly, readable form. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Published February 25, 2013

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Clara Nikkel (No. 752) and her mother, Amanda Nikkel (751), approach the finish line of the 2012 Women Can Run/Walk 5K in Conway, demonstrating the fitness they achieved through 10 weeks of training with the Women Run Arkansas clinic in their hometown, Batesville.

Published February 25, 2013

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Pfeifer Loop offers a dense bottomland hike just feet from the paved Arkansas River Trail.

Published February 25, 2013

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NWA Media/JASON IVESTER Andrea Love and her boyfriend, Derek Linn, both of Fayetteville, walk around selecting soup samples on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, during the 12th annual Soup Sunday inside the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale. The event, which had an expected attendance of over 500, was expected to raise over $50,000 for the Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families. Patrons sampled soups, breads and desserts from 25 restaurants/vendors.

Published February 25, 2013

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Watch runners in the 2013 Little Rock Marathon cross the finish line on Arkansas Online's live stream of the race.

Published February 25, 2013

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Special to the Democrat-Gazette/SUZANNE DICKEY Participants in the Batesville Women Can Run CLinic warm up before the 2012 Women Can Run 5K in Conway.

Published February 25, 2013

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A security official stands guard at the scene of a suicide car-bomb attack that killed and injured several people at the National Directorate of Security in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on Sunday.

Published February 25, 2013

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Faithful attend Pope Benedict XVI’s last Angelus prayer in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on Sunday. Benedict gave his pontificate’s final Sunday blessing from his studio window to the cheers of tens of thousands.

Published February 25, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/5/13-- Becky Gilbreath demonstrates the single leg "L" switch.

Published February 25, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/5/13-- Becky Gilbreath demonstrates the single leg "L" switch.

Published February 25, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN WORTHEN -- 02/07/2012 -- A display at the Jefferson County Historical Museum tells the history of the Arkansas State Flag, designed by Willie Hocker of Wabbaseka. The graphics in glass display represent how the flag's design through the years, with Hocker's original design at far left.

Published February 25, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --10/03/12-- Sen. Mark Pryor.

Published February 25, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/24/13 -- Susan Anderson makes a clay bowl at the Arkansas Arts Center Museum School on Sunday afternoon. Potters from the school were making bowls that will be auctioned off at the upcoming 10th annual Empty Bowls charity dinner and auction to be held on April 5th with proceeds benefiting the Arkansas Foodbank. In addition to bowls being auctioned off, potters from the Museum School also made: platters, pitchers, goblets and mugs.

Published February 25, 2013

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Zebra Pen has introduced the StylusPen for use with touch screens, while Hammerhead is adding bumpers to its lineup of cases and accessories for the iPhone 5.

Published February 25, 2013

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"The Surreal Life" Pictured: MC Hammer Credit: The WB/Bruce Malone

Published February 25, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Arkansas senior Regina George, celebrates at the finish after winning the 4x400-meter relay to win the meet Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, during the Southeastern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville.

Published February 25, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JASON IVESTER --08/04/12-- Arkansas running back Knile Davis inside the Broyles Center at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville during the team's annual media day on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012.

Published February 25, 2013

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Ohio State's Aaron Craft, left, looks for an open pass as Michigan State's Keith Appling defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State beat Michigan State 68-60. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Published February 25, 2013

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Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, right, talks to Jimmie Johnson, winner of the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

Published February 25, 2013

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Becky Gilbreath does the Single Leg L Switch.

Published February 25, 2013

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A Free Syrian Army fighter prepares a fire to cook inside a cave at Jabal al-Zaweya in Idlib, Syria, on Sunday.

Published February 25, 2013

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NWA Media/JASON IVESTER Tennessee junior Meighan Simmons blocks a shot by Arkansas sophomore Calli Buerna during the first half on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published February 25, 2013

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Ben Affleck accepts the award for best picture for Argo during the Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday in Los Angeles.

Published February 25, 2013

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Mexican soldiers participate in a ceremony marking Mexico's Flag Day as in background a canon is fired in Mexico City, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Published February 25, 2013

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Dancers perform the Baile Del Sol celebration at the annual Charro Days Festival on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Brownsville,Texas. (AP photo/The Brownsville Herald, Brad Doherty)

Published February 25, 2013

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TAYLOR LAUTNER stars in THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN-PART 2 Ph: Andrew Cooper, SMPSP © 2011 Summit Entertainment, LLC. All rights reserved.

Published February 25, 2013

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Arkansas sophomore Andrew Irwin celebrates a clearance at 18 feet, 4 1/4 inches to win the pole vault competition Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, during the Southeastern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville.

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas senior Sarah Watkins and Tennessee freshman Bashaara Graves vie for a rebound during the second half on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas senior Tarik Batchelor competes in the triple jump Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, during the Southeastern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville.

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas running back Knile Davis runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas athletes celebrate after the men's and women's teams won conference titles Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, during the Southeastern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville.

Published February 24, 2013

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Trey Killian delivers a pitch during Arkansas' 10-2 win over Evansville on Feb. 24, 2012 at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 24, 2013

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Jimmie Johnson pits for tires and fuel during the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas junior Cameron Efurd celebrates at the tape after winning his preliminary heat of the mile Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, during the Southeastern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville.

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas receiver Cobi Hamilton runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas receiver Cobi Hamilton runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas receiver Cobi Hamilton runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Published February 24, 2013

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FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama, flanked by outgoing Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, left, and White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew, speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

Published February 24, 2013

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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2013 file photo, Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the State Department in Washington. Kerry said Wednesday he has some ideas on how to change Syrian President Bashar Assad's calculation on remaining in power and will raise them with European and Mideast leaders on his first official overseas trip later this month.

Published February 24, 2013

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Published February 24, 2013

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Security guards for the Afghan intelligence department stand guard inside a half-built building near the scene where a an insurgent was shot to death near an Afghan intelligence office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. A series of early morning attacks hit eastern Afghanistan Sunday, with three separate suicide bombings in outlying provinces and a shootout between security forces and a would-be attacker in the capital city of Kabul.

Published February 24, 2013

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Nuns pray as they wait for Pope Benedict XVI's last Angelus prayer, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. Benedict XVI gave his pontificate's final Sunday blessing from his studio window to the cheers of tens of thousands of people packing St. Peter's Square, but sought to reassure the faithful that he wasn't abandoning the church by retiring to spend his final years in prayer. The 85-year-old Benedict is stepping down on Thursday evening, the first pope to do so in 600 years, after saying he no longer has the mental or physical strength to vigorously lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics.

Published February 24, 2013

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Daytona International Speedway president Joie Chitwood III, left, speaks at news conference with Steve O'Donnell, NASCAR senior vice president, after numerous spectators were injured when driver Kyle Larson's car crashed in a catch fence on the last lap of the NASCAR Nationwide Series auto race Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Larson's crash sent car parts and other debris flying into the stands.

Published February 24, 2013

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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2013 file photo, 2013 Oscar host Seth MacFarlane presents the Academy nominations for the 85th Academy Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. MacFarlane may bring a cheekiness to Sunday's show that prods younger viewers to check out the Oscars just to see what he might pull. The 85th Academy Awards will be held in Los Angeles on Feb. 24, 2013

Published February 24, 2013

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** FILE **Rob Thomas, left, and Brian Yale of the band Matchbox Twenty perform during a video shoot in Los Angeles in this Aug. 8, 2007 file photo. The group has canceled a performance at a large rodeo event, Thomas said, out of concern for the animals. (AP Photo/Chris Polk, File)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/13/13 -- Cirque du Soleil artist Adrienn Banhegyi, skips rope in the show Cirque du Soleil: Quidam! coming February 28 to Verizon Arena.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CARY JENKINS Chili cookers Danita and Jasper Fant

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TO GO WITH STORY: INDIA GOLD RUSH BY KAY JOHNSON- In this Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 photo, an Indian woman looks at a display of gold jewelry at a shop in Mumbai, India. Nowadays, India is by far the world's biggest buyer of gold, which despite its rising value, is an increasing drain on an economy that is growing too slowly to reduce widespread poverty. Last year Indians imported 864 tons of gold, about one fifth of world sales. The cost of 2.5 trillion rupees ($45 billion) was second only to India's bill for oil imports. The unquenchable appetite for gold coins, bars and jewelry has swelled India's trade deficit and weakened its currency, making crucial imports such as fuel more expensive. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

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Sally Field and Daniel Day-Lewis of Lincoln are among the nominees who are going for the gold — an Oscar.

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What are they wearing? A-listers Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie pose before the 2012 Oscars. Jolie’s bared leg caused the biggest buzz on the red carpet last year.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/18/13 -- Top 6 House. 315 Rock Street.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/18/13 -- Top 6 House. 318 Commentry Way

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Bottles of Maker's Mark Distillery Inc. bourbon whisky prepare to be labeled at their distillery in Loretto, Kentucky, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. Maker's Mark annouced earlier this year that President Bill Samuels Jr. will retire on April 15, 2011, and become chairman emeritus, with his son Rob Samuels replacing him as president. Photographer: John Sommers II/Bloomberg

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Patti Berry, left front, Roxana Norris, center rear, and Angel Berry, right front, Maker's Mark Distillery Inc. employees, hand dip a bottles of Maker's Mark bourbon whisky with the signature red wax at their distillery in Loretto, Kentucky, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. Maker's Mark Distillery Inc. annouced earlier this year that President Bill Samuels Jr. will retire on April 15, 2011, and become chairman emeritus, with his son Rob Samuels replacing him as president. Photographer: John Sommers II/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Patti Berry; Roxana Norris; Angel Berry

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Baldwin & Shell Construction Company announces the promotion of Chris Abbott to the position of Project Manager. Abbott works out of the company’s Rogers office where they have served as Project Coordinators. Abbott joined the company in 2006.

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Quvenzhane Wallis brought the character Hushpuppy to life in Beasts of the Southern Wild and became the youngest Academy Award nominee for Best Actress.

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Ron Bohmer (right) sings a duet with Carter Calvert.

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Mary Douthit, retail operations manager, organizes a display on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, inside the museum store at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville.

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The Swingle Singers perform Tuesday at Harding University in Searcy.

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Photo 3 Emmanuelle Riva as Anne Photo by Darius Khondji, (c) Films du Losange, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

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HANDOUT PHOTO Northwest Arkansas (February 5, 2013) Walton Arts Center is proud to present DanceBrazil as part of the 2012-13 10x10 Arts Series on Friday, March 1 at 8pm in Baum Walker Hall at Walton Arts Center. Tickets range from $10-25 and can be purchased by calling the Walton Arts Center Box Office at 479.443.5600 or by visiting waltonartscenter.org.

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In this Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 photo, an Indian woman looks into a mirror as she tries out gold jewelry at a shop in Mumbai, India. Nowadays, India is by far the world's biggest buyer of gold, which despite its rising value, is an increasing drain on an economy that is growing too slowly to reduce widespread poverty. Last year Indians imported 864 tons of gold, about one fifth of world sales. The cost of 2.5 trillion rupees ($45 billion) was second only to India's bill for oil imports. The unquenchable appetite for gold coins, bars and jewelry has swelled India's trade deficit and weakened its currency, making crucial imports such as fuel more expensive. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

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Betty Adams pauses near the MS Bolero, the river boat she and her husband almost didn’t get to take.

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Cast of "100 Years of Broadway," coming Feb. 26-28 to Robinson Center in LR, and "102 Years of Broadway," coming March 3 to Fort Smith Creator/music director Neil Berg

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THE 85TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS(r) - Seth MacFarlane will host "The 85th Annual Academy Awards," broadcasting live on Oscar(r) SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2013 on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/BOB D'AMICO)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CELIA STOREY —2-8-13 — Wendel Norton, an art conservator, sculptor and painter, enjoys balmy weather Jan. 28, 2013, while posing with a massive bois d'arc tree on his property in Newton County, the historic May Farmstead, three miles from Bass. Norton lives in a cabin built by his great-grandparents and restores art for clients around the nation in a large studio he built next to the restored cabin.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CELIA STOREY —2-8-13 — Wendel Norton, an art conservator, sculptor and painter, enjoys balmy weather Jan. 28, 2013, while strolling along Cave Creek, which runs through his property in Newton County, the historic May Farmstead. The bluff behind him is named for his great-grandmother, Ada May.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CELIA STOREY —2-8-13 — The slow pace of rural life pleases art conservator Wendel Norton as he enjoys unusual weather Jan. 28, 2013, beside a massive bois d'arc tree on his property in Newton County, the historic May Farmstead.

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/8/13 Stephen Wolf and Deb Rudzik describe the theme "Time for Pigs to Fly" and the featured band REO Speedwagon that will play at the 11th annual Kiss a Pig Gala, a major fundraiser for the Amerian Diabetes Association, held on March 9 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers.

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/8/13 Stephen Wolf and Deb Rudzik describe the theme "Time for Pigs to Fly" and the featured band REO Speedwagon that will play at the 11th annual Kiss a Pig Gala, a major fundraiser for the Amerian Diabetes Association, held on March 9 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers.

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Rope-skipper Adrienn Banhegyi is a soloist in a segment of Cirque du Soleil’s Quidam.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/13/13 -- Cirque du Soleil artist Adrienn Banhegyi, skips rope in the show Cirque du Soleil: Quidam! coming February 28 to Verizon Arena.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/13/13 -- Cirque du Soleil artist Adrienn Banhegyi, skips rope in the show Cirque du Soleil: Quidam! coming February 28 to Verizon Arena.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/13/13 -- Cirque du Soleil artist Adrienn Banhegyi, skips rope in the show Cirque du Soleil: Quidam! coming February 28 to Verizon Arena.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/13/13 -- Cirque du Soleil artist Adrienn Banhegyi, skips rope in the show Cirque du Soleil: Quidam! coming February 28 to Verizon Arena.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/13/13 -- Cirque du Soleil artist Adrienn Banhegyi, skips rope in the show Cirque du Soleil: Quidam! coming February 28 to Verizon Arena.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/13/13 -- Cirque du Soleil artist Adrienn Banhegyi, skips rope in the show Cirque du Soleil: Quidam! coming February 28 to Verizon Arena.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/13/13 -- Cirque du Soleil artist Adrienn Banhegyi, skips rope in the show Cirque du Soleil: Quidam! coming February 28 to Verizon Arena.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/13/13 -- Cirque du Soleil artist Adrienn Banhegyi, skips rope in the show Cirque du Soleil: Quidam! coming February 28 to Verizon Arena.

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This image courtesy of Sloppy Joe's Bar, shows a copy of a 1933 menu from Sloppy Joe's, a Havana celebrity hangout. Sloppy Joe's will be reopened in February 2013 by the state-owned tourism company Habaguanex, part of an ambitious revitalization project by the Havana City Historian's Office, which since the 1990's has transformed block after block of crumbling ruins into rehabilitated buildings along vibrant cobblestone streets. Sloppy Joe's was founded in 1918 by a Galician immigrant named Jose Abeal Otero who purchased a grocery store in Old Havana after years of tending bar in New Orleans and Miami. Legend has it the sobriquet comes from the place's grubbiness and Abeal's American nickname, Joe. (AP Photo/Sloppy Joe's Bar) sloppy - brochure travel

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Elite Navy SEALs raid Osama bin Laden’s compound in Zero Dark Thirty.

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Jose Rafa Malem and Ernesto Iznaga pose in the entrance of Sloppy Joe’s Bar in Havana. The historic bar will be reopened soon by the state-run tourism concern Habaguanex.

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Shops in the Dutch town of Edam proudly display the local specialty — Edam cheese.

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FILE - In this May 12, 1959, American novelist Ernest Hemingway, left, speaks with actors Alec Guinness, center, and Noel Coward in Sloppy Joe's Bar during the making of Sir Carol Reed's film version of "Our Man in Havana," based on Graham Greene's best seller, in Havana, Cuba. Sloppy Joe's will be reopened in February 2013 by the state-owned tourism company Habaguanex, part of an ambitious revitalization project by the Havana City Historian's Office, which since the 1990's has transformed block after block of crumbling ruins into rehabilitated buildings along vibrant cobblestone streets, giving residents and tourists from all over the chance to belly up to the same bar that served thirsty celebrities like Rock Hudson, Babe Ruth and Ernest Hemingway. (AP Photo, File) sloppy - movie travel

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Workers remodel of the Sloppy Joe's bar in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Sloppy Joe's will be reopened in February 2013 by the state-owned tourism company Habaguanex, part of an ambitious revitalization project by the Havana City Historian's Office, which since the 1990's has transformed block after block of crumbling ruins into rehabilitated buildings along vibrant cobblestone streets, giving residents and tourists from all over the chance to belly up to the same bar that served thirsty celebrities like Rock Hudson, Babe Ruth and Ernest Hemingway.(AP Photo/Franklin Reyes) sloppy - workers travel

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Wanda and Ralph Smith

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 3/24/11 State Rep. Bryan King, R-Green Forest, presents HB1958, that would allow concealed handgun licensees to carry their weapon into a willing church, Thursday in the House Committee on Judiciary.

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Jennifer Egan 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning author for "A Visit from the Goon Squad" photo by Pieter van Hattem

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BOBBY AMPEZZAN -16-13 Anthony Lucas shares a laugh with Rodney and Shelly Showman at the 10th annual Chocolate Fantasy Ball to support Ronald McDonald Charities of Arkansas inside the Peabody Hotel ballroom.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BOBBY AMPEZZAN -16-13 Karen Errin, Connie and Ed Bennett, Cherie Abston and Karyn Neely at the 10th annual Chocolate Fantasy Ball to support Ronald McDonald Charities of Arkansas inside the Peabody Hotel ballroom.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BOBBY AMPEZZAN -16-13 Drs. John and Nayla Hatley with Dr. Gene Sloan and Dr. Mimi Lee at the 10th annual Chocolate Fantasy Ball to support Ronald McDonald Charities of Arkansas inside the Peabody Hotel ballroom.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BOBBY AMPEZZAN -16-13 Diana Smithson with Phillip and Amanda Jett at the 10th annual Chocolate Fantasy Ball to support Ronald McDonald Charities of Arkansas inside the Peabody Hotel ballroom.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BOBBY AMPEZZAN -16-13 Gov. Mike and Ginger Beebe with Nancy and Jim Montgomery at the 10th annual Chocolate Fantasy Ball to support Ronald McDonald Charities of Arkansas inside the Peabody Hotel ballroom.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BOBBY AMPEZZAN -16-13 Ruth and Corey Bryant at the 10th annual Chocolate Fantasy Ball to support Ronald McDonald Charities of Arkansas inside the Peabody Hotel ballroom.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BOBBY AMPEZZAN -16-13 Kayla Betton, Chone "Epiphany" Morrow and Adrienne Lee at the 10th annual Chocolate Fantasy Ball to support Ronald McDonald Charities of Arkansas inside the Peabody Hotel ballroom.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --02/22/13-- An Entergy crew works out of a lift to make some repairs on the Garland Ave. Substation in Little Rock Friday.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/19/13-- David Gearhart, University of Arkansas Chancellor.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --02/23/13-- Mark Jenson and his wife Michelle, of North Little Rock, get a demonstration of an outdoor grill from James Ward, with Jack Willis Outdoor Living, during the Home Show at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock Saturday. The event ends Sunday.

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1/29/13...Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON...Big River Steel CEO John Correnti speaks Tuesday morning at the State Capitol during the announcement of the $1.1 billion Big River Steel plant to be built in Osceola. The "superproject" which could begin construction as early as August, will create 525 high paying jobs.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CARY JENKINS Amber Bagley, Barry McDAniel and Susan Brown

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CARY JENKINS Heather Harris, Hannah Chambers, Larry Betz and Erin Jester, Pam Beggs, Nick Barsotti and Alton Pouncey.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CARY JENKINS Suzon Aubrey and Michael Brown Jr. judge chili

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CARY JENKINS Skye Heffernan watches her father round the bases. Her father, Kevin Heffernan was on team 5 also known as Awesome Orange.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CARY JENKINS Kevin Heffernan with Team Orange rounds the bases,

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CARY JENKINS Sergio Barreda and Aaron Perkins serve up chili

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CARY JENKINS Judy Applin

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In this photo taken on Feb. 5, 2013, a U.S. military service member holds a Brown Tree Snake kept in captivity on Andersen Air Force Base on the island of Guam. The U.S. government is planning to drop toxic mice from helicopters to battle the snakes, an invasive species that has decimated Guam's native bird population and could cause billions of dollars of damage if allowed to spread to Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eric Talmadge)

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In this photo provided by Ben Kilham, Kilham is seen inside his 8-acre forested enclosure with a bear cub, May 12, 2012 in Lyme, N.H. Ben Kilham is the state's only licensed bear rehabilitator. Typically he cares for three to five black bear cubs each winter. But when a bad year for feeding followed a good one for breeding, he ended up with 27 orphaned bears to to take care of for the winter. (AP Photo)

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A Department of Justice law enforcement officer holds a hand gun belonging to Alexander Hernandez in Whittier, California, on February 10, 2013. Hernandez was in violation of judge's order by possessing a hand gun. California has the nation's only program to confiscate guns from people who bought them legally but later became disqualified. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

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STAFF PHOTO MARC F. HENNING Master drummer Angelo Yao, center, leads Zourou Bi Boue, left, and Ben Johnson through a drum performance Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, by the Afrique Aya Dance Company at the Bentonville Public Library in Bentonville. The event was the finale for the library's Black History Month Celebration. Afrique Aya is a Fayetteville group of dancers and drummers dedicated to sharing the music and culture of West Africa. Both Yao and Bi Boue are originally from Ivory Coast, Africa.

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STAFF PHOTO MARC F. HENNING Master drummer Angelo Yao leads a group of children and adults Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, through a West African dance during a performance by Afrique Aya Dance Company at the Bentonville Public Library in Bentonville. The event was the finale for the library's Black History Month Celebration. Afrique Aya is a Fayetteville group of dancers and drummers dedicated to sharing the music and culture of West Africa. Yao is originally from Ivory Coast, Africa.

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STAFF PHOTO MARC F. HENNING Alvaro Moreno, chef and kitchen manager at Tavola Trattoria, prepares a fresh pot of crostini tomato sage soup Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at the downtown Bentonville restaurant in preparation for tonight's 12th annual Northwest Arkansas Soup Sunday in Springdale. The benefit event for the Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families will feature dozens of soups from more than 25 local restaurants. Moreno said he was preparing at least 8 gallons of the tomato sage soup, which is one of the popular items on Tavola Trattoria's menu.

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Samantha McDonald, 3, of Rogers tries her hand at belly dancing Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, during a performance by TerraNova Tribal Bellydance Company of Fayetteville during the Day of Dance at the Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville. The event was organized by Washington Regional Medical Center to raise awareness of the importance of heart health and featured several local dance groups.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN VANDONGE Steve Arnold of Kingston sits with the 1,430 pound meteorite Thursday afternoon that he found recently on a farm in Kiowa County, Kansas. Arnold was taking the meteorite to Tulsa, where it will be on display for the weekend at the Air and Space Museum, before he takes to San Antonio, where he hopes to find a buyer. 11/17/05

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Danica Patrick stands by her car before the start of the NASCAR Nationwide Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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STAFF PHOTO SAMANTHA BAKER Bill Hastings corrects Sheila Harding's arm Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, during warm up and stretching at a special modern dance class at the Fayetteville Dance Center in Fayetteville. Hastings guest taught two modern classes on Saturday and will teach a Broadway style class today (Sunday) at 2 p.m.. Hastings has performed in nationally touring productions and Broadway musicals.

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STAFF PHOTO SAMANTHA BAKER Bill Hastings leads stretches Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at a special modern dance class at the Fayetteville Dance Center in Fayetteville. Hastings guest taught two modern classes on Saturday and will teach a Broadway style class today (Sunday). Hastings has performed in nationally touring productions and Broadway musicals.

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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 photo, Ben Affleck, nominated for best picture for "Argo," arrives at the 85th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Like almost every awards season, earlier honors have established clear favorites for the top prizes at Sunday's Oscars, where Ben Affleck's CIA thriller Argo is expected to take home the best-picture trophy. The 85th Academy Awards are in Los Angeles on Feb. 24. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

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A TV crew films in the ruins of Gao's main market, days after militant Islamist rebels fought street battles with Malian and French forces, in Gao, Mali, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. The Chadian army said Saturday that its troops had killed 65 Islamic extremist rebels and destroyed five vehicles in the Adrar des Ifoghas mountains of northeastern Mali. According to the statement, 13 Chadian soldiers were also killed and six were wounded in the fighting Friday.(AP Photo)

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Alison Raymer, CEO and co-owner of Emerson Monument Company, was nominated by fellow memorialists and elected as the 2013-2015 vice president of the Monument Builders of North America. She was installed into the position at the annual convention and banquet held in Cincinnati, OH, on February 7-10, 2012.

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In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Benedict XVI kneels in prayer at the end of a weeklong spiritual retreat, at the Vatican, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Benedict XVI has lamented the "evil, suffering and corruption" that has defaced God's creation in a final address to the officials who run the Vatican bureaucracy. Benedict spoke off-the-cuff Saturday at the end of a weeklong spiritual retreat coinciding with the Catholic Church's solemn Lenten season. For the past week, Italian Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi has led the Vatican on meditations that have covered everything from the family to denouncing the "divisions, dissent, careerism, jealousies" that afflict the Vatican bureaucracy. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho)

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NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is a popular interview this week at the Daytona 500, according to one columnist, because he’s dating Danica Patrick, not because of his driving ability.

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Photo submitted by Eric Newkirk Holly Newkirk, 6, killed her first deer, a doe, Dec. 26 after the Christmas Day snowstorm. She practiced with a .22 until her father, Eric Newkirk, deemed her proficient enough to make a clean kill. She was required to consistently shoot 2-inch groups at 25 yards. She is the youngest of Newkirk’s four children to kill a deer.

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Jonathan Hilliman for recruiting colymn

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Jhamahi Bell for recruiting colyum

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Craig Saffoe looks back at three hungry goats Tuesday at the National Zoo in Washington. Due to safety issues with the big cats, Saffoe needs all of his colleagues as well-trained as possible to handle multiple types of animals. Illustrates SPENDING-ZOO (category a), by Steve Hendrix (c) 2013, The Washington Post. Moved Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Sarah L. Voisin)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS Brad Choate, new assistant chancellor at the University of Arkansas for fundraising. 10/1/08

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Special to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette -- 02/08/2012 -- Walter Milton Jr. - candidate for superintendent LIttle Rock School District

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Special to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette -- 02/18/2012 -- Connie Hathorn, Superintendent of Youngstown, Ohio, City Schools - LRSD superintendent candidate

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Rebecca Miller, an animal keeper at the National Zoo in Washington, on Tuesday feeds Calli, a sea lion. The National Zoo may face possible problems such as staff reductions and furloughs. Illustrates SPENDING-ZOO (category a), by Steve Hendrix (c) 2013, The Washington Post. Moved Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Sarah L. Voisin)

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FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2012 file photo, Tyson Gay competes in a men's 100 meter heat at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Gay is pain free for the first time in more than two years. At 30, the American sprinter is trying to resurrect his career after hip, groin and hamstring injuries. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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Cougar Town; Season 3

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Spectators are injured after a tire and engine off Kyle Larson's car flew into the stands during a crash at the conclusion of the NASCAR Nationwide Series auto race Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/David Graham)

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A wheel, tire and suspension parts sit in the stands after crash on the final lap of the NASCAR Nationwide Series auto race Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Several fans were injured when large chunks of debris sailed into the grandstands after a car flew into the fence. (AP Photo/David Graham)

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Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe speaks to reporters in a hallway at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. Beebe said he was reviewing proposed legislation that would ban abortions if a fetal heartbeat is detected. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 24, 2013 file photo, leading democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei speaks to a handful of journalists including the Associated Press, at his home on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt. Mohamed ElBaradei, who leads the main opposition National Salvation Front, wrote on Twitter Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 that he is calling for the boycott "to expose sham democracy," as he said he did in a similar call in 2010 under then-president Hosni Mubarak. ElBaradei says he urges the boycott of the vote called by Islamist President Mohammed Morsi because he "will not be part of an act of deception."(AP Photo/Thomas Hartwell, File)

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Ultra Orthodox Jewish men looks at a boy dressed as a clown during the purim festival in the ultra-Orthodox town of Bnei Brak near Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. The Jewish holiday of Purim commemorates the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Book of Esther which is read in synagogues. Other customs include, sending food parcels and giving charity, dressing up in masks and costumes' eating a festive meal; and public celebration. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray as the head priest displays a relic of Syed Abdul Qadir Jilani outside his shrine in Srinagar, India, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Thousands of devotees thronged to the Syed Abdul Qadir Jilani's shrine which houses the relic of the saint, during an 11-day festival to mark the saint's Urs, or yearly commemoration. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)

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In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Benedict XVI, right, delivers his message concluding a weeklong spiritual retreat, at the Vatican, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Benedict XVI has lamented the "evil, suffering and corruption" that has defaced God's creation in a final address to the officials who run the Vatican bureaucracy. Benedict spoke off-the-cuff Saturday at the end of a weeklong spiritual retreat coinciding with the Catholic Church's solemn Lenten season. For the past week, Italian Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi has led the Vatican on meditations that have covered everything from the family to denouncing the "divisions, dissent, careerism, jealousies" that afflict the Vatican bureaucracy. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho)

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Kyle Larson's car (32) gets airborne during a multi-car wreck on the final lap of the NASCAR Nationwide Series auto race Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/David Graham)

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Italian comic-turned-political agitator Beppe Grillo, leader of the anti-establishment 5 Star Movement, delivers his speech during a final rally in view of the upcoming general elections, in Rome, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. Grillo fills piazzas from Palermo deep in the south to Verona up north with Italians who seem to get some catharsis from his rants against the politicians who drove the country to the brink of financial ruin, the captains of industry whose alleged illegal shenanigans are tarnishing prized companies, and the bankers who aided and abetted both. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Published February 24, 2013

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Austin fourth graders Maricaren Marquez, left, and Anastacia Ortega, right, take part in a rally for Texas public schools at the state Capitol, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Austin, Texas. About 2,000 teachers, students, parents and school administrators rallied at the state Capitol, demanding that the Legislature reverse $5.4 billion in cuts to public education amid new data that Texas now spends less per-pupil than almost anywhere else in America. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Published February 24, 2013

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A Jeep Wrangler negotiates an obstacle course on the opening day of the Cleveland Auto Show at the I-X Center in Cleveland Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

Published February 24, 2013

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FILE - This May 31, 2003 Cherokee County Sheriff's booking photo shows Eric Robert Rudolph in Murphy, N.C. Rudolph has published his autobiography from prison with the help of his brother. Eric Rudolph pleaded guilty to setting off a bomb during the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, and he also admitted to bombing a Birmingham abortion clinic in 1998. Two people died in the blasts. A prosecutor says authorities will look into seizing any money Rudolph might make from the book. The work explains his motive for the bombings and recounts his capture after more than five years on the run. (AP Photo/Cherokee County Sheriff's Dept., ho)

Published February 24, 2013

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FILE - In this file photo of Feb. 27, 1993, police and firefighters inspect the bomb creater inside an underground parking garage of New York's World Trade Center the day after an explosion tore through it. Twenty years ago next week, a group of terrorists blew up explosives under one of the towers, killing six people and ushering in an era of terrorism on American soil.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas starter Barrett Astin pitched six scoreless innings as the Razorbacks defeated Evansville 5-2 at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. Astin gave up 2 hits, struck out 5 and walked 1.

Published February 24, 2013

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Kyle Larson’s car (32) goes airborne into the catch fence during a multi-car crash involving Justin Allgaier (31), Brian Scott (2) and others during the final lap of Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Published February 24, 2013

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Florida guard Kenny Boynton (1) goes for two points as Arkansas forward Coty Clarke (4) watches during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)

Published February 24, 2013

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Emergency officials transport an injured spectator past Kyle Larson's engine after a crash on the final lap of the NASCAR Nationwide Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Larson's car hit the safety fence sending car parts and other debris flying into the stands injuring spectators. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Published February 24, 2013

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Jockey M. Berry rides horse All About Allie to win the Downthedustryroad Breeders' Stakes at Oaklawn Park on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (The Sentinel-Record/Mara Kuhn)

Published February 24, 2013

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Jonathan Barnett

Published February 24, 2013

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FILE - In this file photo taken Feb. 7, 2011, Sen. Michael Lamoureux, R-Russellville, speaks during a legislative committee meeting at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. Lamoureux, as incoming president of the Arkansas Senate, says he believes lawmakers can find common ground on proposals to expand the state's Medicaid program and cut taxes, despite partisan divisions in the Legislature. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

Published February 24, 2013

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Hunter Mahan lines up a putt on the third green during a third round match against Martin Kaymer at the Match Play Championship golf tournament, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Marana, Ariz. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Published February 24, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Arkansas senior Anton Kokorin, right, leads the field in his preliminary heat of the 400 meters ahead of LSU freshman Cyril Grayson, center, Arkansas junior Travis Southard and freshman Eric Janise Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, during the Southeastern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville.

Published February 24, 2013

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Second-day leader Cliff Pace hooks his first fish, but had to throw it back because it was a drum, not a bass.

Published February 24, 2013

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Texas A&M guard Fabyon Harris (12) drives past Tennessee guard Jordan McRae during the first half of Saturday’s game in College Station, Texas. Tennessee won 93-85 in four overtimes.

Published February 24, 2013

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Courtesy BASSMASTER Michael Iaconelli hooks a fish on the second day of the Bassmasters Classic on Grand Lake in Okloahoma.

Published February 24, 2013

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Courtesy BASSMASTER Mark Davis of Mt. Ida, 15th after the first day, didn't do well enough to make the top 25 for today's final round.

Published February 24, 2013

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Tennessee guard Trae Golden (11) goes for a shot past Kentucky guard Jon Hood (4) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee won 88-58. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas forward Hunter Mickelson (21) tries to block a shot by Florida guard Michael Frazier II (20) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Florida won 71-54. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas State's Jane Morrill (11) shoot over Troy's Kourtney Coleman (35) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 in Jonesboro, Ark. (AP Photo/The Jonesboro Sun, Saundra Sovick)

Published February 24, 2013

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Tennessee head coach Holly Warlick sends out directions to the team during their NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee won 83-64. (AP Photo/The Knoxville News Sentinel, Saul Young)

Published February 24, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Arkansas junior Anthony May clears a height in the high jump finals Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, during the Southeastern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville.

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --2/23/2013-- Zinse Aggine, center, is seen reflected in a ceiling mirror as he leads his Drumballet students, Michaela Clark, bottom left, Tiedra Maxfield, and Marquis Bell, right, and Museum of Discovery staff members David Dobbs, top left, and Issan Bannout on African Djembe drums and a xylaphone between performances Saturday at the Museum of Discovery in Little Rock.

Published February 24, 2013

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Bentonville’s Jeff Bizzle (top) defeated Justin Arnall of Little Rock Central to win the 132-pound state title Saturday at the Jack Stephens Center in Little Rock. Bentonville won the Class 6A-7A team title.

Published February 24, 2013

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Cabot’s Tyler Kurz (top) defeated Edwin Santos of Rogers to win the 182-pound class state title Saturday at the Jack Stephens Center in Little Rock. Kurz won a record fourth consecutive championship.

Published February 24, 2013

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Jennifer Frautschi, violin, will solo Oct. 19-20, 2013, with the Arkansas Symphony

Published February 24, 2013

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Wake Forest's C.J. Harris, center, celebrates with fans after an NCAA college basketball game against Miami in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Wake Forest won 80-65. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Published February 24, 2013

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Little Rock Central's Blair Bish swims the breast stroke portion of the 200 individual medley Saturday afternoon at the UALR Aquatics center in Little Rock. Bish, a sophomore, won the state championship with a time of 1:57.72. Special to the Democrat-Gazette/Jimmy Jones

Published February 24, 2013

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Paul and Pat Sheffield right time right place

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/13/13 -- Cirque du Soleil artist Adrienn Banhegyi, skips rope in the show Cirque du Soleil: Quidam! coming February 28 to Verizon Arena.

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BOBBY AMPEZZAN —2-16-13 — Mercedes Lane, 14, with Vickey and Greg Aguirre, Gaylene and Joseph Rogers and Chris Lane at the 10th annual Chocolate Fantasy Ball to support Ronald McDonald Charities of Arkansas inside the Peabody Hotel ballroom.

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/18/13 -- Top 6 House. 16 Germay Ct.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/18/13 -- Top 6 House. 69 Wellington Colony Dr.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/18/13 -- Top 6 House. 203 Sezanne Dr.

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Jimmy Bowen and Santa Fe to play Bluegrass Monday Feb. 25

Published February 24, 2013

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LOP-1 - Pi Patel (Suraj Sharma) and a fierce Bengal tiger named Richard Parker must rely on each other to survive an epic journey.

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/13/13 -- Cirque du Soleil artist Adrienn Banhegyi, skips rope in the show Cirque du Soleil: Quidam! coming February 28 to Verizon Arena.

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/13/13 -- Cirque du Soleil artist Adrienn Banhegyi, skips rope in the show Cirque du Soleil: Quidam! coming February 28 to Verizon Arena.

Published February 24, 2013

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The bluffs along Cave Creek in Newton County were home to Arkansas' indigenous peoples thousands of years before art conservator Wendel Norton's own great-great-grandfather settled at Bass after the Civil War. Norton enjoys balmy weather Jan. 28, 2013.

Published February 24, 2013

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Robin Reynolds, High Profile volunteer.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CELIA STOREY —2-8-13 — Wendel Norton, an art conservator, sculptor and painter, and his dog Zorro enjoy a balmy Jan. 28, 2013, bvelow a massive bois d'arc tree on his property in Newton County, the historic May Farmstead, three miles from Bass.

Published February 24, 2013

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Casey Carder Rockwell

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - Robin Reynolds, High Profile volunteer.

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --02/23/13-- Doc Roach, of Clinton, admires a glass kerosene lamp at the Depression Era Glass Show & Sale in the Hall of Industry at the State Fairgrounds in Little Rock Saturday. The Arkansas Glasshoppers conduct the event which ends Sunday.

Published February 24, 2013

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HANDOUT PHOTO Inbal Segev, cello, solos with the Arkansas Symphony Nov. 10-12, 2013

Published February 24, 2013

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Pianist Norman Krieger plays Brahms First PIano Concerto with the Arkansas Symphony Oct. 22-23

Published February 24, 2013

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Photo submitted by Eric Newkirk Hunter Newkirk, 8, killed his first deer, a 3-point buck, on Thanksgiving Day with about five minutes of shooting time left.

Published February 24, 2013

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Christopher Theofinidis, Arkansas Symphony's 2013-14 Composer of the Year

Published February 24, 2013

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National Governors Association Chairman Gov. Jack Markell of Delaware, left, with Vice Chariman Gov. Mary Fallin of Oklahoma speaks during a news conference at the NGA Winter Meeting in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. The nation's governors say their states are threatened if the automatic, across-the-board budget cuts known as the sequester take effect March 1. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas-Pinebluff offensive lineman Terron Armstead goes through a drill during the NFL Combine in Indianapolis Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Published February 24, 2013

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Auto racing driver Juan Pablo Montoya talks with reporters during NASCAR media day at Daytona International Speedway, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Published February 24, 2013

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Fuel in a jet dryer burns after Juan Pablo Montoya’s car slid sideways and struck it during last year’s Daytona 500. The fire stopped the event for two hours as workers put out the fire and then tried to repair the track.

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas tight end Chris Gragg runs a drill during the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Published February 24, 2013

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Martina Filjak

Published February 24, 2013

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2/1/13 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Lobbyist Julie and Ted Mullenix outside the House chamber in the State Capitol Friday morning.

Published February 24, 2013

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Alana Pinchback is executive director for the Robert E. Elliot Foundation, which works to increase awareness/prevention of suicide and depression in Searcy and area schools.

Published February 24, 2013

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Susie Everett, left, as Olive Madison, is about to explode over the excesses of cleaning-obsessed Florence Unger, played by Daphne Shoppach, during a rehearsal of The Odd Couple (Female Version). A women’s version of the Neil Simon play about the friendship between a slob and her very different roommate opens March 7 at the Royal Theatre in downtown Benton.

Published February 24, 2013

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Audreya Parks, president of the Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce, moved from Illinois to Arkansas and found her niche in the Faulkner County community. Her full-time job is working for Lenders Title Co., which donated furniture for the new Greenbrier Chamber office in the Green Roof Plaza.

Published February 24, 2013

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Alana Pinchback is executive director for the Robert E. Elliot Foundation, which works to increase awareness/prevention of suicide and depression in Searcy and area schools.

Published February 24, 2013

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Hector School District Superintendent Walt Davis looks at the rubble of a burned building. The district plans to rebuild on the site.

Published February 24, 2013

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Arkansas State University-Beebe’s department of agriculture professor Chuck Wisdom speaks to a group of Arkansas high school students before the university’s annual Agriculture Practice Judging Day last year. The school has sponsored the event for 57 years.

Published February 24, 2013

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Mayor Doyle Fowler, from left, Earline Fowler and Carroll Wilson gather around a table at FG Express in McCrory to drink coffee. Although it may be a small town, McCrory is doing big things. The town was recently declared a City of Distinction for 2012 by Arkansas Business and Crews and Associates Investment Bankers.

Published February 24, 2013

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Jill Williams, right, an AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteer, helps Lloyd Myer with filing his taxes at the McAuley Center outside of Hot Springs Village.

Published February 24, 2013

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Rodney Harper won state champion 2013 in Master Division Fish Taxidermy, and his son, Jared, won the Youth Horizon Award championship at the February 2013 state taxidermy competition in Greenbrier.

Published February 24, 2013

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Jim Spencer of Calico Rock wade-fishes for walleyes in the Devil’s Fork. The forks of the Little Red River above Greers Ferry Lake are hot spots for walleyes during spring spawning runs.

Published February 24, 2013

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Aidan Billy, 10, shows off the Hans Solo figure that was awarded to the film crew of Fire Engine Red, the first runner-up in the 48-Hour Film Festival in Little Rock. Aidan had the lead role in the film and is now raising funds to travel with other members of the film crew to the Filmapalooza festival in Hollywood, Calif.

Published February 24, 2013

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Alana Pinchback is executive director for the Robert E. Elliot Foundation, which works to increase awareness/prevention of suicide and depression in Searcy and area schools.

Published February 24, 2013

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Jim Spencer of Calico Rock wade-fishes for walleyes in Devil’s Fork. The forks of the Little Red River above Greers Ferry Lake are hot spots for walleyes during spring spawning runs.

Published February 24, 2013

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Rodney Allen owns Diamond State Trucking in Malvern. Allen started at the company repairing and driving trucks.

Published February 24, 2013

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Keira Peak and Arkansas will host Tennessee on Sunday.

Published February 23, 2013

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Bret Bielema speaks to fans during a timeout at Bud Walton Arena.

Published February 23, 2013

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Florida's Erik Murphy (33) tries to block Arkansas guard Michael Qualls (24) as he struggles under the basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas starting pitcher Barrett Astin delivers a pitch against Evansville during the first inning on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas senior Caleb Cross clears the final hurdle on his way to a second-place finish ahead of Missouri junior Andy Schuckenbrock in a preliminary heat of the 60-meter hurdles Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, during the Southeastern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville.

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas tight end Chris Gragg runs a drill during the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas tight end Chris Gragg watches a drill during the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas tight end Chris Gragg runs a drill during the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas punter Dylan Breeding goes through a drill during the NFL Combine in Indianapolis Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas offensive lineman Alvin Bailey goes through a drill during the NFL Combine in Indianapolis Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas tight end Chris Gragg runs a drill during the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Published February 23, 2013

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Tyler Spoon hits a grand slam home run during the eighth inning of a game against Evansville on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 23, 2013

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Florida guard Kenny Boynton (1) goes to the basket as Arkansas guard Mardracus Wade (1) and forward Hunter Mickelson (21) defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas' Tyler Spoon follows through on an at-bat against Evansville on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 23, 2013

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Kyle Larson (32) is airborne after a multi-car crash, including Parker Kilgerman (77), Justin Allgaier (31) and Brian Scott (2) during the final lap of the NASCAR Nationwide Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Larson's car collided with the catch fencing.

Published February 23, 2013

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The Beat Goes On 5k in Benton on Feb. 23.

Published February 23, 2013

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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2013 file photo, former Nebraska Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel, President Obama's choice for defense secretary, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Published February 23, 2013

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Published February 23, 2013

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Despite little sign of a deal emerging with Republicans, President Barack Obama said he does not believe it is inevitable that the $85 billion in across-the board budget cuts will take effect.

Published February 23, 2013

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Lawmakers still have “the opportunity to make the right decisions” on the budget, President Barack Obama said Friday.

Published February 23, 2013

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Fort Smith Southside’s Isaac Smith (top) puts an arm lock on Springdale Har-Ber’s Grant Thornton (bottom) during a 145-pound match Friday at the state high school wrestling tournament at the Jack Stephens Center in Little Rock. Smith won the match, pinning Thornton at the 2:46 mark. Smith advanced to today’s semifinals.

Published February 23, 2013

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Fayetteville high school sophomore Erin Farrah tucks in during Friday night's state championship dive meet at the UALR Aquatic Center in Little Rock. Special to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette/Jimmy Jones

Published February 23, 2013

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Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood briefs reporters regarding the sequester, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Published February 23, 2013

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Protesters demonstrate Friday outside Egypt’s high court buildings in downtown Cairo.

Published February 23, 2013

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Three road graders work to clear snow on Fleur Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa, early Friday.

Published February 23, 2013

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Mike Iaconelli caught five bass weighing 21 pounds, 8 ounces Friday, all coming on docks before 10 a.m. He shares the tournament lead with Cliff Pace heading into today’s second round of the Bassmaster Classic.

Published February 23, 2013

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Miami Heat forward LeBron James’ highlight reel dunk Wednesday against the Atlanta Hawks was inspired by a Miami Hurricanes play.

Published February 23, 2013

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Workers with CN Railroad clear snow off of the switches near the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium during a snowfall Friday Feb. 22, 2013 in Dubuque, Iowa. The snowstorm left behind varying amounts of snow and ice across the Midwest, causing difficult travel conditions. Powerful wind gusts created large snow drifts on many roadways, making navigating the slick conditions a challenge. (AP Photo/The Telegraph Herald, Dave Kettering)

Published February 23, 2013

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NWA MEDIA/SAMANTHA BAKER Florida's Billy Donovan, head coach, yells at players in the first half of the game Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. The Razorbacks defeated the Gators, 80-69.

Published February 23, 2013

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Thomas Bentley, left, and Leroy Leffler, right, take a breather, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, from clearing storefronts of snow in downtown Sedalia, Mo. The two men were earning extra money shoveling snow after a winter storm on Thursday dumped about 10 inches of snow. (AP Photo/ Sedalia Democrat, Sydney Brink)

Published February 23, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Arkansas senior Amy Borsellino competes on the beam Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, during a match with Alabama in Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville.

Published February 23, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Arkansas junior Jake Wise connects for a two-run home run Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, during the second inning of play against Evansville at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe speaks to reporters in a hallway at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. Beebe said he was reviewing proposed legislation that would ban abortions if a fetal heartbeat is detected. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Published February 23, 2013

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Kentucky's Archie Goodwin, left, shoots under pressure from Vanderbilt's Sheldon Jeter during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. Kentucky defeated Vanderbilt 74-70. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

Published February 23, 2013

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An Egyptian soldier stands guard Friday during protests outside the provincial government headquarters in Port Said.

Published February 23, 2013

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Thomas Bentley (left) and Leroy Leffler take a breather Friday while clearing snow from storefronts in downtown Sedalia, Mo. The men were earning extra money shoveling snow after a winter storm on Thursday dumped about 10 inches of snow.

Published February 23, 2013

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Debris remains strewn around Sandy-damaged homes Friday at Mantoloking, N.J.

Published February 23, 2013

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NWA Media/ANTHONY REYES Arkansas sophomore BJ Young (11) shoots over Georgia sophomore Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (1) in the first half Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published February 23, 2013

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Bubba Watson tees off on the 11th hole during a first round match against Chris Wood, of England, at the Match Play Championship golf tournament, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Marana, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Published February 23, 2013

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Tyler Mann of Little Rock Central (right) works a head lock on Mitchell Strassle of North Little Rock during the first round of the state championship Wrestling tournament at the Jack Stephens Center in Little Rock. Special to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette/Jimmy Jones

Published February 23, 2013

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NWA Media/JASON IVESTER Arkansas' Makeba Alcide celebrates after winning the pentathlon on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, during the SEC Indoort Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville.

Published February 23, 2013

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Investigators with the FAA look over the wreckage of a medical helicopter which crashed Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 in front of the Saint Ann Retirement Center in Oklahoma City, Okla. Two people were killed in the crash and a third person was injured. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman,Paul Hellstern) LOCAL TV OUT (KFOR, KOCO, KWTV, KOKH, KAUT OUT); LOCAL INTERNET OUT; LOCAL PRINT OUT (EDMOND SUN OUT, OKLAHOMA GAZETTE OUT) TABLOIDS OUT

Published February 23, 2013

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A Syrian girl hangs clothes Friday in the Azaz camp for displaced people, north of Syria’s Aleppo province. According to Syrian activists, the number of people in the camp has grown by 3,000 in the recent weeks because of heavier shelling by government forces.

Published February 23, 2013

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Cuba’s President Raul Castro cups his ear to hear a reporter’s question Friday outside the Internationalist Soviet soldier mausoleum in Havana, where he was joined at a tribute by visiting Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

Published February 23, 2013

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Kyle Wheeler of Cabot (left) tries to pin Greenwood’s Trenton Cowan in a 152-pound match Friday at the Jack Stephens Center in Little Rock. Wheeler pinned Cowan at 3:26 of the second period.

Published February 23, 2013

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Archivist Sarah Norris handles William Barret Travis' famed "Victory of Death" letter at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, in Austin, Texas. For the first time in 177 years, Travis' letter addressed to the People of Texas and All Americans in the World seeking aid to the besieged Texans he commanded at the Alamo will return to the Alamo for display. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Published February 23, 2013

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Women wade across a flooded highway linking Athens with its port of Piraeus, during a rainstorm on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. Hours of heavy rainfall in Athens caused extensive flooding, inundating basements and forcing authorities to close major roads and a central subway station.The Greek fire brigade says it received more than 900 calls to pump out water in the greater Athens region Friday. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Published February 23, 2013

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An Indian investigator looks for evidence in the debris at one of the two bomb blast sites in Hyderabad, India, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. Indian police are investigating whether a shadowy Islamic militant group was responsible for a dual bomb attack that killed 16 people outside a movie theater and a bus station in the southern city of Hyderabad, a police official said Friday. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

Published February 23, 2013

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FILE - This Dec. 11, 2012 file photo shows actors Diane Lane, left, and Josh Brolin at the LA premiere of "The Guilt Trip" in Los Angeles. Lane and Brolin are divorcing after eight years of marriage. A representative for the couple confirmed the split Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. Brolin and Lane were married in 2004, the second marriage for both. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, file)

Published February 23, 2013

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Friday in Brussels that alliance officials are planning to leave troops in all sectors of Afghanistan as well as in Kabul.

Published February 23, 2013

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (center left) pauses Friday after laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. Abe held talks with President Barack Obama and said the two leaders agreed to deal “resolutely” with North Korea.

Published February 23, 2013

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A Saline County group is working to preserve the 1891 Old River Bridge over the Saline River on Benton’s south side, hoping to make it the centerpiece of a recreation area.

Published February 23, 2013

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Little Rock police investigate an accident Friday morning at 12th and Park streets involving multiple injuries. Police were chasing a stolen Kia Sorento at high speeds when the Sorento struck a pickup, went airborne, landed on its roof and slid to a stop about a block away. The three people in the truck suffered minor injuries, according to police. Lee Smith, 37, of Little Rock, driver of the Kia, was charged with felony fleeing, theft of property, and hit-and-run. The investigation is continuing.

Published February 23, 2013

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People mingle at the Hot Springs Boat, Tackle & RV Show Friday, February 22, 2013, at the Hot Springs Convention Center. The show continues Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (The Sentinel-Record/Richard Rasmussen)

Published February 23, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Evansville junior second baseman Jake Mahon (25) fields the late throw from the plate as Arkansas sophomore Brian Anderson slides in safely at second Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, during the second inning of play at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. Anderson would later score on a two-run home run by junior Jake Wise.

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --2/22/13-- Robinson High School senior Jenaile Garner rehearses in the hallway just before going on stage for a short solo dance performance during a Black History Month program at the school on Friday.

Published February 23, 2013

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12/17/08 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Kelly Harbert, with One Bank & Trust for a High Profile cover story.

Published February 23, 2013

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James Weldon King, Age 50. Handout photo from PCSO

Published February 23, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES Matthew Messer, with Ken's Sign, lowers himself after working on a sign Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at First Security Bank in Springdale. Messer said the hardest part is not the heights but working with metal on a cold day while changing the ballast for the lights in the sign.

Published February 23, 2013

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Lockheed Martin, maker of the high-tech F-35 fighter, said 64 of the jets would be affected by the Pentagon’s grounding order.

Published February 23, 2013

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Boeing 787 jets nearing completion are parked at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. Congressional officials said Boeing proposed a repair for the 787’s batteries to ensure any short-circuiting won’t lead to a fire.

Published February 23, 2013

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Franz von Holzhausen, chief designer at Tesla Motors Inc., demonstrates the charging system on a Tesla S sedan in Lebec, Calif. The carmaker said it plans to deliver 20,000 of its battery-powered cars this year.

Published February 23, 2013

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/22/13 Malcolm Cleavelend (cq), of Bella Vista and the Sugar Creek Model Railroad Club, sets up the cars for a z scale model train layout Friday afternoon at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale. Cleavelend is participating in the 10th annual Great Northwest Arkansas Model Train Show taking place Saturday.

Published February 23, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO JASON IVESTER Jim Axe (left) of Bentonville and Mark Modisette (cq) of Fayetteville prepare "inside-out" burgers -- blue cheese and bacon between a pair of burger patties -- on a grill on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, outside Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. Multiple Razorback athletic programs will be competing in Fayetteville throughout the weekend including baseball, softball, indoor track, gymnastics, women's basketball and women's tennis.

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/22/13-- Mary Ann Pate of Texarkana, Ark., looks at a garden display constructed of empty wine bottles Friday afternoon at the Arkansas Flower and Garden Show at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. The event continues from 10 a.m. -6 p.m today and 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday.

Published February 23, 2013

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An employee wearing a protective suit smoothes out smelt gold as it is poured into molds in the gold room at the G-Resources Group Ltd. Martabe gold and silver mine in Batang Toru, North Sumatra province, Indonesia, on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. G-Resources is scheduled to announce financial results on Feb. 28. Photographer: Dadang Tri/Bloomberg

Published February 23, 2013

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FILE - This March 15, 1999 file photo shows Cleotha Staples of the sibling group The Staples Singers at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York. Cleotha Staples, the eldest sibling in the highly influential gospel group died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at her Chicago home after suffering from Alzheimer's disease for the last decade. She was 78. (AP Photo/Albert Ferreira, file)

Published February 23, 2013

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While acting as governor Friday, Lt. Gov. Mark Darr signed a bill exempting all information about holders of concealed-weapon permits from disclosure under the state Freedom of Information Act.

Published February 23, 2013

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The book "Reinventing the Chicken Coop" by Kevin McElroy and Matthew Wolpe, teaches how to build a coop. (Erin Kunkel/Storey Publishing/Los Angeles Times/MCT) Homestyle Reinventing the Chicken Coop book

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --02/22/13-- Hall's Tiarra Coffey (40) gets a rebound between Fort Smith Northside's Kira Shepard (25) and Brianna Jackson (10) in their game at Hall HS in Little Rock Friday.

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --02/22/13-- Fort Smith Northside's Stephon Barron (24) blocks the shot of Hall's Anfernee Floyd (12) in their game at Hall HS in Little Rock Friday.

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --02/22/13-- Hall's Tyler Scaife drives between Fort Smith Northside's Olivia Hanson (12) and Jill Meyers for a shot in their game at Hall HS in Little Rock Friday.

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/22/13-- Students take their seats Friday morning as the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra prepares to begin The American Odyssey Children's Concert at the Robinson Center Music Hall

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --02-21-2013-- Franklin County Judge Joe Powell meets with Justices of the Peace during the Feb. 21 Quorum Court meeting in Ozark. The court announced the vacancy created by Powell's resignation, then voted 8-1 to appoint his wife, Janet Powell, to fill that vacancy for the remained of the current term. Janet Powell, who retired after working 32 years as a public school teacher in 2011, will not be allowed to run for reelection when her current term ends Dec. 31, 2014.

Published February 23, 2013

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The Cokesbury bookstore in Little Rock is closing, along with the company’s other brick-and-mortar shops, as the United Methodist publishing house moves its operations online.

Published February 23, 2013

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Published February 23, 2013

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Joe Gallagher of Boise, Idaho, will lead a workshop March 4-8 at the Historic Arkansas Museum in Little Rock. Students will study the design, construction, maintenance and repair of log structures.

Published February 23, 2013

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Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --02-21-2013-- Janet Powell, wife of Franklin County Judge Joe Powell, was appointed Thursday by an 8-1 vote to fill the vacancy created by her husband's resignation from the position. Joe Powell resigned after serving in the roll since Jan. 1, 1977, because of requirements of the state employee retirement system. Janet Powell, who retired after working 32 years as a public school teacher in 2011, will not be allowed to run for reelection when her current term ends Dec. 31, 2014.

Published February 23, 2013

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --02/22/2013-- Carlos Cortes, Professor of History Emeritus at University of California Riverside performs his one-person play “A Conversation with Alana: One Boy’s Multicultural Rite of Passage.” Friday morning at the GuestHouse Hotel in Fayetteville during an ESL Symposium hosted by the University of Arkansas. The symposium also featured Joyce Nutta, an associate prof and ESL coordinator at the University of Central Florida, discussed “What’s Different About Differentiating for English Learners.”

Published February 23, 2013

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Nowell Siegel, a flight test pilot, helps guide the Qube in Simi Valley, California, October 19, 2011. AeroVironment unveiled Qube last month at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Chicago. (Gary Friedman/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Published February 23, 2013

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HomeStyle Log Cabin Restoration Workshop

Published February 23, 2013

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HomeStyle Log Cabin Restoration Workshop

Published February 23, 2013

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HomeStyle Log Cabin Restoration Workshop

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND-- 02/14/13-- Kay Tatum in the ladies parlor of her home that is her favorite space.

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --02/22/13-- An Entergy crew works out of a lift to make repairs on the Garland Ave. Substation in Little Rock Friday as part of a scheduled reliability improvement project by the utility.

Published February 23, 2013

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Pope Benedict XVI, seen here lighting a candle at his window overlooking St. Peter’s Square, is leaving the papacy on Thursday.

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/18/13 -- L>R - Christine Dotson, her daughter Destinee' Dotson and her mother Linda Dotson shop for books and items on sale at The Cokesbury Bookstore located at 715 Center Street in Little Rock on Monday afternoon. The Cokesbury Bookstore in Little Rock is closing, along with all other brick and mortar stores the company owns. They are moving online.

Published February 23, 2013

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A priest displays a placard in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican as he follows Pope Benedict XVI reciting the Angelus prayer from the window of his apartments, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. Pope Benedict XVI blessed the faithful from his window overlooking St. Peter's Square for the first time since announcing his resignation, cheered by an emotional crowd of tens of thousands of well-wishers from around the world. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

Published February 23, 2013

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In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Benedict XVI, center, leaves after attending a meeting of Vatican cardinals where he read a document in Latin in which he announced his resignation, at the Vatican, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. Benedict XVI announced Monday that he would resign Feb. 28 - the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years. The decision sets the stage for a conclave to elect a new pope before the end of March. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho)

Published February 23, 2013

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NWA Images/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/11/13 Adrienne Shaunfield, executive director of Feed Fayetteville, stands in her favorite personal space, the dining room area of her Fayetteville home.

Published February 23, 2013

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Shirley, 1940 A crowd had gathered at the Van Buren County town’s train station to get a look at the John E. Martineau, the Missouri & Arkansas Railroad’s new streamliner. At a time when railroads were losing market share to automobiles, streamliners offered more comfort and luxury in an effort to attract passengers. The train was named for Governor John E. Martineau, who had served as Arkansas’s chief executive from 1927 to 1928. Send questions or comments to Arkansas Postcard Past, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, Ark. 72203.

Published February 23, 2013

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Little Rock Hall’s Tyler Scaife (10) is fouled by Fort Smith Northside’s Olivia Hanson while driving to the basket during the Warriors’ 73-64 victory over the Lady Bears on Friday at Cirks Arena in Little Rock.

Published February 23, 2013

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A clothing-store employee arranges a window display in Athens, Greece, in January. European Union officials on Friday predicted another year of recession in the 17-nation eurozone.

Published February 23, 2013

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Typhoon Shopping Trolley

Published February 23, 2013

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Sunbeam Therapedic Deluxe Heated Mattress Pad

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/18/13 -- Jason Middlebrooks shops for books on sale at The Cokesbury Bookstore located at 715 Center Street in Little Rock on Monday afternoon. The Cokesbury Bookstore in Little Rock is closing, along with all other brick and mortar stores the company owns. They are moving online.

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/22/13-- A North Little Rock firefighter sprays water on a burning car Friday morning in the westbound lane of Interstate 40 near the JFK Blvd. exit.

Published February 23, 2013

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Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius accompanied by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter speaks about the federal health care overhaul during a news conference at City Hall, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Published February 23, 2013

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Arkansas' Coty Clarke is surrounded by Florida's defense in the first half of the game Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. The Razorbacks upset the Gators, winning 80-69.

Published February 22, 2013

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Arkansas' Makeba Alcide celebrates after winning the pentathlon on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, during the SEC Indoort Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville.

Published February 22, 2013

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John McDonnell (left) spent 30 years as Arkansas' track & field and cross country coach.

Published February 22, 2013

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Brandon Moore signed with the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday.

Published February 22, 2013

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People hold up candles during candlelight vigil for Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez to pray for his health as he remains in a hospital undergoing cancer treatment, in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. The government has not given details about the treatment Chavez is undergoing, and hasn't identified the type or exact location of the tumors that have been removed from his pelvic region.

Published February 22, 2013

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Arkansas junior Jake Wise connects for a two-run home run Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, during the second inning of play against Evansville at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 22, 2013

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The original 12 1/2-foot (4 meter) cast stone version of Felix de Weldon's iconic statue depicting soldiers raising the U.S. flag at Iwo Jima is on display, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. The smaller original statue, which was removed in 1947 and hidden under a tarp at the artist's studio for four decades, is expected to fetch up to $1.8 million when it goes on sale at Bonham's auction house in New York on Feb. 22, 2013.

Published February 22, 2013

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At 1:15 p.m., the Simmons First Bank in The Heights was robbed by a white male who got away with an unknown amount of cash.

Published February 22, 2013

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Little Rock Police released this photo of a bank robbery suspect Friday afternoon. Simmons First Bank at 1818 N. Taylor St. was robbed Friday afternoon around 1:15 p.m. Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to contact the Little Rock Police Department

Published February 22, 2013

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Published February 22, 2013

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Little Rock Police released this photo of a bank robbery suspect Friday afternoon. Simmons First Bank at 1818 North Taylor Street was robbed Friday afternoon around 1:30 p.m. Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to contact the Little Rock Police Department

Published February 22, 2013

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U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, right, talks with his Norwegian counterpart Anne-Grete Strom-Erichsen, at the start of a two-day NATO defense ministers meeting to discuss Syria and Afghanistan, at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. The head of NATO urged member countries Thursday to stop cutting their defense budgets in response to tough economic times, saying continued reductions will compromise the safety of all of the military alliance’s 28 members.

Published February 22, 2013

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A police pursuit ended in a multiple-car wreck Friday morning on 12th Street. Multiple people were injured in the accident. The severity of the injuries and the cause of the pursuit were not immediately known.

Published February 22, 2013

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Published February 22, 2013

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A woman’s umbrella turns inside out during heavy rain Thursday near Little Rock’s River Market District.

Published February 22, 2013

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NWA Media/ANTHONY REYES Arkansas junior Richey Scott (3) shoots as Georgia freshman Brandon Moprris (31) defends in the first half Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published February 22, 2013

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FILE - In this July 29, 2012, file photo, Stacy Lewis of United States, reacts at the 18th hole during the Evian Masters women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France. The 27-year-old heads to the LPGA Tour finale for somewhat of a victory lap. She's the first American since 1994 to win LPGA player of the year. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File)

Published February 22, 2013

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This undated handout video frame grab provided by the White House shows first lady Michelle Obama with Sesame Street's Bog Bird in the kitchen of the White House in Washington. They're starring in a pair of public service announcements that will be distributed to more than 300 Public Broadcasting Service stations. (AP Photo/White House)

Published February 22, 2013

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In this Feb. 1, 2013, photo provided by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, Jeffrey Atkins, also known as the rapper Ja Rule is shown. Atkins, who served 20 months of a two-year state sentence for gun possession at Mid-State Correctional in Marcy, N.Y., will be released directly into federal custody on Thursday, Feb. 20, to serve a 28 month sentence for tax evasion. (AP Photo/New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision)

Published February 22, 2013

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --02/21/2013-- University of Arkansas maintenance crews put up barricades to block off the top deck of the Harmon Ave Parking Garage Thursday morning. A cold front that brought snow to the area Wednesday has produced icy road hazards Thursday for drivers across Northwest Arkansas.

Published February 22, 2013

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Icecycles form on the Coolidge Street road sign Thursday, February 21, 2013. Garland County received rain and freezing rain throughout the day Thursday. (The Sentinel-Record/Richard Rasmussen)

Published February 22, 2013

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Ragesh Govind tosses a bucket of water onto his ice-covered windshield Thursday outside his apartment in Bentonville as his roommates, Shihab Kavungathodika (center) and Syed Hameed, stand by.

Published February 22, 2013

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A Syrian firefighter extinguishes burning cars Thursday after an explosion shook central Damascus in this photo released by state news agency SANA.

Published February 22, 2013

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Police examine the scene Thursday at Las Vegas Boulevard and Flamingo Road where gunfire led to a deadly multi-vehicle accident.

Published February 22, 2013

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A Lawrence, Kan., firefighter places wheel blocks as he prepares to extinguish a vehicle fire Thursday. The car caught fire as it tried to climb a snow-covered hill.

Published February 22, 2013

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This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows flames and smoke rising from burned cars after a huge explosion that shook central Damascus, Syria, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. A car bomb shook central Damascus on Thursday, exploding near the headquarters of the ruling Baath party and the Russian Embassy, eyewitnesses and opposition activists said. (AP Photo/SANA)

Published February 22, 2013

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Aliens Doc (voice of Craig Robinson), Io (Jane Lynch), Thurman (George Lopez), Scorch Supernova (Brendan Fraser) and Gary (Rob Corddry) panic as they attempt to Escape From Planet Earth in the computer-animated feature.

Published February 22, 2013

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Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton walks to first base after being hit by a pitch on his left wrist in the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the New York Mets in Port St. Lucie, Fla., Sunday, March 11, 2012. Stanton left the game immediately. Miami won 4-2 after the game was called due to rain in the sixth inning. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Published February 22, 2013

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San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker (9), of France, shown during an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Genevieve Ross)

Published February 22, 2013

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --02/19/2013-- University of Arkansas baserunner Tyler Spoon scores a run in the 2nd inning of the first game in Tuesday afternoon's double header against University of New Orleans at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 22, 2013

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Jen Dickinson on Wednesday unloads groceries after shopping at a Wal-Mart store in East Peoria, Ill.

Published February 22, 2013

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Job seekers wait Tuesday to meet with recruiters at a job fair in New York organized by United Career Fairs. The Labor Department said Thursday that the number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week.

Published February 22, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO ANDY SHUPE Students Shay Baymon, left, and Jordyn Wiles, both 17, listen as senior University of Arkansas nursing students Jerry Lawrence and Katherine Swearingen explain oral health during a student health fair Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at the Agee-Lierly Life Preparation Services Center in Fayetteville. The event featured health, nutrition, wellness and safety information from several area agencies.

Published February 22, 2013

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NWA Media/JASON IVESTER Icicles hang from playground equipment on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at Lake Atalanta in Rogers.

Published February 22, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO MARC F. HENNING Ragesh Govind, right, throws a bucket of water onto the windshield of his vehicle Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, as his rommates Shihab Kavungathodika, center, and Syed Hameed look on outside their apartment in Bentonville. The three were were working on de-icing the car before heading to work. Northwest Arkansas was spared the brunt of a winter storm that was initially forecasted to dump up to a half inch of ice across the area.

Published February 22, 2013

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This good-looking bunch is in Philip Martin’s Wednesday mornings LifeQuest of Arkansas movie class.

Published February 22, 2013

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Eureka Springs, circa 1920 George T. Williams built the Palace Hotel and Bath House at the turn of the century. The exterior was designed to resemble a European castle. Ads boasted, “Each of our luxurious rooms has its own steam heat and a new electric light bulb.” The price of a “Turkish Bath,” as it was called, ranged from 50 cents to $1.00. In its heyday comedian W. C. Fields was a frequent guest. Send questions or comments to Arkansas Postcard Past, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, Ark. 72203.

Published February 22, 2013

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Traders work the crude oil options pit Thursday at the New York Mercantile Exchange. Oil prices fell for a second day Thursday.

Published February 22, 2013

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The Oscar statuette is the copyrighted property of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and the statuette and the phrases "Academy Award(s)" and "Oscar(s)" are registered trademarks under the laws of the United States and other countries. All published representations of the Award of Merit statuette, including photographs, drawings and other likenesses, must include the legend A.M.P.A.S. to provide notice of copyright, trademark and service mark registration. Permission is hereby granted for use of the representation of the statuette in newspapers, periodicals and on television only in legitimate news articles or feature stories which refer to the annual Academy Awards as an event, or in stories or articles which refer to the Academy as an organization or to specific achievements for which the Academy Award has been given. Its use and any other use is subject to the "Legal Regulations for Using Intellectual Properties of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences" published by the Academy. A copy of the "Legal Regulations" may be obtained from: Legal Rights Coordinator, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, 8949 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California 90211; (310) 247-3000; or A.M.P.A.S.http://www.oscars.org/legal/preamble.html.

Published February 22, 2013

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Jockey Calvin Borel (left) talks with trainer Ron Moquett after fi nishing fi fth aboard Bold Choice in Thursday’s eighth race at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs. Borel, 46, is one victory short of 5,000 for his career.

Published February 22, 2013

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Memphis was one of 35 cities to receive a letter from the United States Olympic Committee to gauge interest in hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics.

Published February 22, 2013

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John Matthews (Dwayne Johnson) is an honest man who gets involved with the drug trade to free his son from prison in the dramatic thriller Snitch.

Published February 22, 2013

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CLEARWATER, FL - MARCH 1: Cliff Lee (33) of the Philadelphia Phillies poses during Photo Day on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida. (Photo by Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Cliff Lee

Published February 22, 2013

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Arkansas forward Hunter Mickelson (21) shoots against Georgia's John Cannon (center) and Nemanja Djurisic in the first half of the Razorbacks 62-60 victory over the Bulldogs at Walton Arena in Fayetteville on Thursday night.

Published February 22, 2013

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NWA Media/ANTHONY REYES Arkansas junior Marshawn Powell (33) blocks Georgia sophomore Nemanja Djurisic's (42) shot in the second half Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. The Razorbacks won 62-60.

Published February 22, 2013

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Gavin Lesnick / Arkansas Democrat-Gazette An accident involving two trucks that toppled one and sent another off the highway blocked westbound Interstate 40 near the U.S. 65 exit in Conway for hours Thursday.

Published February 22, 2013

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/20/13 Cathy Segur leads the Boomer Bootcamp class Wedneday morning at the Rogers Adult Wellness Center in Rogers. The class is held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday beginning at 10 a.m.

Published February 22, 2013

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Published February 22, 2013

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NWA Media/ANTHONY REYES Georgia head coach Mark Fox talks to his team during a time out Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 in the first half against Arkansas at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published February 22, 2013

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NWA Media/ANTHONY REYES Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson shouts out to his team against Georgia in the second half Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. The Razorbacks won 62-60.

Published February 22, 2013

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FILE - This 2010 file photo shows Cincinnati Reds baseball pitcher Johnny Cueto. Cueto has been suspended for seven games for his actions during a brawl with the St. Louis Cardinals, and both managers were suspended for two games. Major League Baseball said Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010, that Cueto, Cardinals manager Tony La Russa and Reds manager Dusty Baker also were fined undisclosed amounts. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

Published February 22, 2013

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Plows battle the snow Thursday on Shawnee Mission Parkway near Kansas City, Kan. Interstate 70 and other major highways in the state were snow-packed and icy, making travel hazardous.

Published February 22, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO SAMANTHA BAKER Page Hill of Springdale reads Investors Business Daily Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at the Springdale Library before heading over to the Springdale Senior Center for lunch. Hill said he reads the paper at the library every day that he can.

Published February 22, 2013

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2/20/13 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Rachael Montunnas, marketing coordinator with Wildwood Park for the Arts, strings lights on a hand sculpted tree Thursday morning at the park in west Little Rock. The tree will inhabit a pirate-themed vista during this weekend's LANTERNS! Festival which runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.

Published February 22, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --02/21/13-- A trolley is checked out Thursday on Main St. in North Little Rock during a test of the River Rail Streetcar System as part of an annual line inspection and maintenance of the 3-and-a-half mile route. Service is expected to resume on Saturday.

Published February 22, 2013

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Garrett Carson for recruiting colymn

Published February 22, 2013

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Investigators collect evidence today from the debris at one of two sites where bombs went off Thursday in Hyderabad, India.

Published February 22, 2013

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Arkansas hurdler Caleb Cross is one of several Razorbacks listed among the top three in the SEC in 14 events. “To win in this league you need the big hitters, you need the guys that can go out and perform on the national level,” Coach Chris Bucknam said. “No question we have some real good athletes on our team, and we look forward to seeing them perform on the big stage.”

Published February 22, 2013

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Little Rock Republican Curtis Coleman told more than 100 supporters and onlookers at the state Capitol on Thursday that he’ll be a candidate for governor in 2014. Coleman sought the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in 2010, collecting 4.9 percent of the vote.

Published February 22, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/20/13-- Tom Fite of Van Buren looks at a display about Arkansas History Thursday afternoon at the state Capitol before beginning his duties as assistant Sergeant at Arms in the state House of Representatives.

Published February 22, 2013

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Kevin Harvick’s crew members cheer as he heads to the finish line to win the first of two 150-mile qualifying races for Sunday’s Daytona 500 in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Published February 22, 2013

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None of our “experts” thinks Bradley Cooper is going to win a Best Actor Oscar this year, but he’s among the four actors in Silver Linings Playbook who were nominated in the acting categories. (The others are Robert De Niro, Best Supporting Actor; Jennifer Lawrence, Best Actress; and Jacki Weaver, Best Supporting Actress.)

Published February 22, 2013

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Arkansas’ BJ Young (11) eyes an opening against Georgia’s Sherrard Brantley on Thursday night at Walton Arena in Fayetteville.Young was held to eight points, less than half his season average of 16.5, but he scored the winning basket for the second consecutive game on a one-handed scoop shot in the final seconds.

Published February 22, 2013

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SNITCH Ph: Steve Dietl © 2012 Summit Entertainment, LLC. All rights reserved.

Published February 22, 2013

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2/21/13 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON A woman covers herself with an umbrella as she crosses Main Street along 6th Street during Thursday morning's rain in downtown Little Rock.

Published February 22, 2013

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Contrary to rumor, director Tom Hooper didn’t always push his cameras right up into the faces of his actors in the Oscar-nominated musical Les Miserables, as this middle distance shot of French gendarmes proves.

Published February 22, 2013

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Gonzaga's Elias Harris (20) draws the foul against Santa Clara's Marc Trasolini (15) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, in Spokane, Wash. (AP Photo/Jed Conklin)

Published February 22, 2013

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Published February 22, 2013

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Prairie Grove’s Justyne Huber (25) drives around Dardanelle defender Shelbie Shay during Thursday’s 4A North regional game at Maumelle High School. Huber finished with 20 points to lead the Lady Tigers.

Published February 22, 2013

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Arkansas running back Knile Davis carries the ball as Kentucky defensive lineman Mike Douglas, right, closes in to make the tackle during the second quarter of play Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 21, 2013

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Arkansas co-head coach Mark Cook speaks to senior Amy Borsellino before her performance on the bars during a meet with Georgia Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in Barnhil Arena on the UA campus in Fayetteville.

Published February 21, 2013

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Arkansas infielder Willie Schwanke makes a play to throw out a Western Illinois runner in the second inning of Sunday afternoon's game at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 21, 2013

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Arkansas' B.J. Young (11) spins toward the basket against Georgia's Nemanja Djurisic, center left, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, bottom, and Donte Williams, rear left, before taking the winning shot to defeat Georgia 62-60 in an NCAA college basketball game in Fayetteville, Ark., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/April L. Brown)

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Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson shouts out to his team against Georgia in the second half Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. The Razorbacks won 62-60.

Published February 21, 2013

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Arkansas guard BJ Young drives the ball Georgia Thursday at Bud Walton Arena. Young hit a game-winning shot with 5.3 seconds left as the Razorbacks won 62-60.

Published February 21, 2013

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Arkansas junior Marshawn Powell (33) reacts after Georgia senior John Florveus (32) elbows Powell in the first half Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published February 21, 2013

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In this May 8, 2009 file photo, former Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife Kathleen Savio. On Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, Will County Judge Edward Burmila sentenced Peterson to 38 years in prison for Savio's murder.

Published February 21, 2013

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Investigators approach the scene where a crane overturned onto a barge and into San Francisco Bay, seen from Clipper Cove on Treasure Island Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in San Francisco. A crane tipped over while working on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Thursday afternoon, but there were no injuries and nothing leaked into the bay, authorities said. The crane was on a barge underneath the new span helping to remove a temporary support structure and was holding a piece of the structure when it fell around noon Thursday, according to bridge spokesman Andrew Gordon. Gordon said officials are investigating what caused the crane to tip over and whether the new span was damaged at all. The new bridge is expected to open over Labor Day weekend. It will connect Oakland to Treasure Island and replace the eastern span that was damaged during the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.

Published February 21, 2013

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Vice President Joe Biden gestures as he speaks at a gun violence conference in Danbury, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. The conference, held near the Newtown where 26 lives were lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, was organized by members of the state's congressional delegation is to push President Barack Obama's gun control proposals.

Published February 21, 2013

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Derek Dione Wilkerson, 41.

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Mark Lewis Daniels, 46.

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John Deering Editorial Cartoon 2/21/13

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This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows first responders working after a huge explosion that shook central Damascus, Syria, on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013.

Published February 21, 2013

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Trees on Western Drive in Russellville are coated in a layer of ice Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013.

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A branch with a light glaze of ice hangs down Thursday morning at Lake Dardanelle State Park in Russellville.

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A wreck blocks Interstate 40 westbound early Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Conway.

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A wreck snarls Interstate 40 westbound traffic the morning of Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Conway.

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This map provided by the National Weather Service shows in purple the counties under an ice storm warning through Thursday afternoon.

Published February 21, 2013

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Secretary of State John Kerry gestures as he delivers his first foreign policy speech, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, in Old Cabel Hall at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. Kerry said the greatest challenge to U.S. foreign policy is not emerging China or Middle East instability. It's Congress. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Published February 21, 2013

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Vice President Joe Biden presents the Medal of Valor to Wildlife Officer Michael Neal of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, during a ceremony in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. The medal is the highest national award for valor by a public safety officer. The medal is awarded to public safety officers who have exhibited exceptional courage, regardless of personal safety, in the attempt to save or protect human life. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Published February 21, 2013

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Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., center, arrives at the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. Jackson and his wife were to appear in federal court to answer criminal charges that they engaged in an alleged scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Published February 21, 2013

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Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder present the Medal of Valor to Wildlife Officer Michael Neal of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, during a ceremony in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. The medal is the highest national award for valor by a public safety officer. The medal is awarded to public safety officers who have exhibited exceptional courage, regardless of personal safety, in the attempt to save or protect human life. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Published February 21, 2013

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Traffic heading south on Interstate 540 slows Wednesday Feb. 20, 2013 between Springdale and Johnson. Snow fall in northwest Arkansas caused some traffic difficulties on the highway including vehicles that slid off the road. Springdale schools were closed an hour early due to the inclement weather.

Published February 21, 2013

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Kevin Crass, Chairman of the War Memorial Stadium Commission, left, talks with ASU football coach Bryan Harsin during an ASU athletics department press conference at the stadium Wednesday afternoon.

Published February 21, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO SAMANTHA BAKER Mike Arwood, right, journeyman electrician, holds boxes upright as Jamie Edmondson, owner of Unlimited Electric of Northwest Arkansas, loads the pallet of lighting parts onto a forklift Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, in Springdale to be sent to Waste Management for recycling. The company was disposing of more than 30 pallets of boxes filled with bulbs, lamps, ballasts and other lighting equipment it removed from buildings in the Rogers School District after retrofitting the buildings with more energy efficient lighting fixtures. The Environmental Protection Agency has regulations for disposing of hazardous waste, such as mercury, a common component in fluorescent light light bulbs.

Published February 21, 2013

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Rachel Brooke, who has a show Feb. 21 at Maxine's in Hot Springs

Published February 21, 2013

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2/19/13 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Cashier Lauren Smith, right, chats with Jana McDougal, left, and her grandmother Jan Cloud, as Smith rings up two sets of flashlights Wednesday afternoon at a Harps Food Store in Salem. In preparation for the incoming weather, Cloud had checked her flashlights to find that some were corroded and needed replacing in case of a power outage.

Published February 21, 2013

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Samantha Crain, who is performing at the White Water Tavern

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 8-21-08 Little Rock Wastewater Director Reggie Corbitt.

Published February 21, 2013

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Nebraska coach Tim Miles gestures to his players in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State, in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. Michigan State won 73-64. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Published February 21, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --10/31/12-- University of Arkansas Little Rock women's basketball coach Joe Foley.

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --02/20/2013-- Laura Lichten of Bella Vista is attended to by Tae Coslett, donor specialist with the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks as she gives blood Wednesday afternoon during their blood drive on the Fayetteville square. According to the CBCO, t takes 275 donations every day to meet the needs of 38 area hospitals that use CBCO products. Two additional blood drives are planned Thursday in Fayetteville: from 9 a.m. to noon at Central Emergency Medical Services' Station No. 1, 645 S. School St.; and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Washington Regional Medical Center, 3215 N. North Hills Blvd.

Published February 21, 2013

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Arkansas All-American distance runner Frank O'Mara will be inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame this year.

Published February 21, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Eric Harrison - Combination Singapore Rice Noodles at Chi's Fine Chinese Cuisine on Chenal Parkway

Published February 21, 2013

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From left to right: Manus McGuire, Garry O'Meara, Denis Carey, Paul Brock The Brock McGuire Band, an Irish quartet fronted by two of Ireland most celebrated traditionalist musicians.

Published February 21, 2013

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Jennifer Higdon, Arkansas Symphony composer of the year

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Pulled pork platter with mac & cheese and corn on the cob on the side at Corky's in West Little Rock

Published February 21, 2013

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HANDOUT PHOTO Biloxi Blues (left to right): Dylan Rodwick (as Eugene Morris Jerome), Mark Kuntz (as Sgt. Toomey), Michael Lawrence Eisenstein (as Arnold B. Epstein)

Published February 21, 2013

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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2008 file photo, George Jones arrives for the Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center in Washington. Jones was admitted to a hospital on Monday, May 21, 2012, in Nashville for respiratory infection and has postponed tour dates through June. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Published February 21, 2013

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And coming up on the outside... by Philip Kirkpatrick at the Paint Box Gallery.

Published February 21, 2013

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Jeannie Stone "A Winter's Day on Lake Brewer" oil on canvas

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/LINDA CAILLOUET - DAVID'S -

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/20/13 -- Edith Llumiquinga (cq) holds her son Christopher Broadwell as her husband Neil Broadwell watches after she was one of 10 new graduates from the TSA Associates Program at the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field. Ten members of the Transportation Security Administration staff at Clinton National are the inaugural class receiving certificates for completing a Homeland Security course offered through Pulaski Technical College. The three classes required for the course can be applied to an associate degree program through the school.

Published February 21, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/20/13-- Jimmy Thrift of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department loads a truck with sand Wednesday afternoon in Little Rock in preparation for winter weather.

Published February 21, 2013

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Maureen Smaldone, a trader for Brendan E. Cryan and Company, monitor trading activity from her workstation at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. Stock market indexes flipped between small gains and losses early after the U.S. government reported that housing construction slowed down during the first month of the year. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Published February 21, 2013

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The building housing Unit 61398 of the Peoples Liberation Army is seen in the outskirts of Shanghai, Tuesday Feb. 19, 2013. Cyberattacks that stole information from 141 targets in the U.S. and other countries have been traced to the Chinese military unit in the building, a U.S. security firm alleged Tuesday. According to the report by the Virginia-based Mandiant Corp., it has traced the massive amount of hacking back to the 12-story office building run by Unit 61398, and that the attacks targeted key industries including military contractors and companies that control energy grids. China dismissed the report as "groundless."(AP Photo)

Published February 21, 2013

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Scallops with Chinese Vegetables at Chi's on Chenal Parkway.

Published February 21, 2013

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South Carolina's Eric Smith (5) takes the winning shot as Mississippi's Marshall Henderson (22) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina defeated Mississippi 63-62. (AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain)

Published February 21, 2013

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NWA Images/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/20/13 Josh Brown carries his daughter Anna, 2, through falling snow into the Rogers Public Library Wednesday morning. The Browns, from Rogers, were attending the story time.

Published February 21, 2013

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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2013 file photo, officials examine an All Nippon Airways 787 a day after it made an emergency landing at Takamatsu airport in Takamatsu, western Japan. A probe into the overheating of a lithium ion battery in the All Nippon Airways Boeing 787 found it was improperly wired, Japan's Transport Ministry said Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND FRANCE

Published February 21, 2013

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adg file photo for 8/30/98 Frank OMara a 1983 NCAA Outdoor champion in the 1,500, says Arkansas coach John McDonnell "is sort of obsessed with continued success."

Published February 21, 2013

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Arkansas' Stephani Canizaro competes on the uneven bars during the semifinals of the NCAA college women's gymnastics championships, Friday, April 20, 2012, in Duluth, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Published February 21, 2013

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Argenta, 1918 A local school was holding a “Rally Day.” With the nation engaged in World War I, the card extolled patriotism. It was mailed by “Mrs. Taylor” to “Master Eugene Scott” who resided at 1009 Arkansas Ave. in the city. Today Argenta is known as North Little Rock. Send questions or comments to Arkansas Postcard Past, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, Ark. 72203.

Published February 21, 2013

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STR63" by Donnie Copeland

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Afghan policemen handle confiscated weapons which are displayed during a ceremony in Herat, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2013. A private security company called Jefa dissolved by Afghan officials of the interior ministry and around 12 weapons confiscated from the center of the dissolved private company, police officials said. (AP Photo/Hoshang Hashimi)

Published February 21, 2013

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Arkansas running back Knile Davis breaks free down the Texas A&M sideline en route to a 64-yard touchdown reception on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas.

Published February 21, 2013

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Van Buren County Emergency Management Coordinator Jeana Williams, left, looks at examples of Global Food Group products set up at a news conference announcing the company will open a manufacturing facility in Clinton, creating 224 jobs.

Published February 21, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- WILD ART -- 2/20/13 -- From left: Dr. Tim Hudson, chancellor at Arkansas State University reaches out to congratulate student athletes Darion Griswold, JD McKissic, David Oku and QuShaun Lee after they were recognized for their GoDaddy.com bowl championship and winning the SunBelt Conference title at the Arkansas House of Representatives on Wednesday afternoon.

Published February 21, 2013

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In this Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 photo, a construction worker works at a new home under construction in Chicago. U.S. homebuilders began work at a slower pace in January, though the level was still the third-highest since 2008. The pace of building was viewed as a sign of further strengthening in residential real estate. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Published February 21, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --02/20/13-- Troops in the North HIlls Service Unit, which takes in Sherwood, Jacksonville and most of North Little Rock sort cases of Girl Scout cookies at the Fisher Armory in North Little Rock Wednesday. They unloaded 2 trucks laden with almost 54,000 boxes of cookies.

Published February 21, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --02/20/13-- Construction workers use a lift to connect a 106-foot laminated wooden rafter to a column in the River Market Wednesday. The rafter is one of two that will support smaller rafters for the new roof over the Riverfront Park Amphitheatre in Little Rock.

Published February 21, 2013

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --02/20/2013-- University of Arkansas students walk to class in the morning snow Wednesday afternoon in Fayetteville. Fayetteville schools including the University closed early after a cold front moved across the area Wednesday morning covering the area with a light layer of snow.

Published February 21, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/20/13-- Cheri Martinka (middle) teaches her class with no lights Wednesday as part of Poverty Awareness Week at Mount St. Mary Academy in Little Rock. Students went without desks on Tuesday and without electricity when possible on Wednesday to better understand the struggles of school children in developing countries.

Published February 21, 2013

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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2012, file photo, Buffalo Sabres coach Lindy Ruff talks with players during NHL hockey practice in Buffalo, N.Y. Ruff was fired on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, after the team's latest slow start to the season and amid growing criticism from the team's fan base. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)

Published February 21, 2013

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Outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta steps off the E-4B aircraft after landing in Brussels, Belgium, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. Panetta is in Brussels for a NATO defense ministers meeting. (AP Photo/Chip Somodevilla, Pool)

Published February 21, 2013

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Malian teenagers watch a convoy of French military vehicles pass through Gao, northern Mali, Tuesday Feb. 19, 2013. A French soldier has been confirmed dead during a military operation in northern Mali, French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday(AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

Published February 21, 2013

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Atlanta Braves pitcher Craig Kimbrel throws during a spring training baseball workout Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Published February 21, 2013

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Pedestrians make their way to work through the snow in downtown Wichita, Kan., Feb. 20, 2013. Hundreds of snow plows and salt spreaders took to the highways of the nation's heartland Wednesday, preparing for a winter storm that could dump up to a foot of snow in some regions and bring dangerous freezing rain and sleet to others. (AP Photo/The Wichita Eagle, Jaime Green)

Published February 21, 2013

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Sen. Linda Chesterfield, D-Little Rock, speaks in opposition to a proposal requiring voters to show photo identification before they can cast a ballot in the Senate chamber at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. The bill passed 23-12. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Published February 21, 2013

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Sen. Bryan King, R-Green Forest, left, is congratulated by Sen. Gary Stubblefield, R-Branch, in the Senate chamber at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., after King's bill requiring voters to present a photo identification before they ca cast a ballot Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. The bill passed 23-12. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Published February 21, 2013

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FILE - In this May 24, 2012 file photo, comedian Conan O'Brien speaks at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston. O'Brien will be spending a late night with President Barack Obama. The White House Correspondents' Association has chosen O'Brien as the featured act for its annual dinner on April 27. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Published February 21, 2013

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This image released by ABC shows anchor Robin Roberts during a broadcast of "Good Morning America," Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 in New York. Roberts returned to the popular morning program after undergoing a bone marrow transplant five months ago. (AP Photo/ABC, Heidi Gutman)

Published February 21, 2013

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An ATF agent, second from right, looks down a hole in an alley near JJ's restaurant after an explosion and fire tore through the establishment Tuesday evening near the Country Club Plaza Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo. The fire killed one person and injuring over a dozen. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Published February 21, 2013

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El Dorado News-Times/Michael OrrellSpring planting: Workers with Diversified Services gets help from a Bobcat tractor as they lift a Sweet Gum tree in to its new home on the south side of the Union County Courthouse along Main Street. The crew was busy planting trees around downtown on Wednesday.

Published February 21, 2013

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2/20/13 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Arkansas State University head football coach Bryan Harsin speaks during an ASU athletics department press conference at War Memorial Stadium Wednesday afternoon.

Published February 21, 2013

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Members of the Lake Hamilton and Morning Star Fire Departments work the scene of a trailer house fire on Cenark Lane Tuesday, February 19, 2013. The fire destroyed the trailer and stared around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. one man was seen being pt into an ambulance bu it was unclear whether or not they transported him to the hospital or not. (The Sentinel-Record/Richard Rasmussen)

Published February 21, 2013

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --02/02/2013-- University of Arkansas forward Marshawn Powell drives to the hoop during the second half of Saturday afternoons game against the Tennessee Volunteers at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published February 21, 2013

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Zach Meyer, an eighth-grader from Cleburne County, recently competed in the Texas Rifle Association State Smallbore and Pellet Rifle Championship at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. Meyer hopes to land a spot in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Published February 21, 2013

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Personal-sized apple pie from the Downtown Pie Co. in Newport is a great way to celebrate Great American Pie Month. Apple pie is just one of the traditional comfort foods that Americans enjoy.

Published February 21, 2013

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Amy Green of Maumelle is one of several River Valley and Ozark-area artists who are participating in the Delta Visual Arts Show in Newport on Feb. 23. She is a jewelry maker.

Published February 21, 2013

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Deborah Shannon runs the Sweet Clover Alpaca farm in Conway. She gives one of the more friendly alpacas, Zorro, some attention.

Published February 21, 2013

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Anne Greenwood, center, works with junior Baleigh Almond, left, during an art class at the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts in Hot Springs. Greenwood has been named the new humanities department chair for the school. Also pictured is junior Joseph Dobson.

Published February 21, 2013

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Shanee Wright explains how a catheter is used for therapeutic hypothermia at Mercy Hospital Hot Springs. The procedure lowers a patient’s body temperature after a cardiac arrest to prevent brain damage from a lack of oxygen.

Published February 21, 2013

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Amy Thomason of Arkansas Hospice discusses the Virtual Dementia Tour, in which participants wear goggles, gloves and earplugs in an environment with noise and other obstructions to illustrate what dementia patients experience. The tour will be at The Crossing at Malvern on March 7.

Published February 21, 2013

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Personal-sized apple pie from the Downtown Pie Co. in Newport is a great way to celebrate Great American Pie Month. Apple pie is just one of the traditional comfort foods that Americans enjoy.

Published February 21, 2013

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Pictured are Women Run Clinic State Board members, front row, from the left, Linda Starr, Women Run Arkansas ambassador; Karen Buckner, secretary; Jackie Stone, membership; Tambra Clement, state clinic director; and Nichole Bates, president; and back row, from the left, Jennifer Welter, race director; Jennifer Marks, treasurer; and Jane Hambuchen, pasta-party chairwoman.

Published February 21, 2013

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Robin Connell, executive director of the White County Children’s Safety Center, shows off some of the items that will be included in race packets for the Light Up the Streets 1K/5K Glo Run on Saturday in Searcy.

Published February 21, 2013

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Arkansas coach Mike Anderson directs his players Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, during the first half of play against Missouri in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published February 20, 2013

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Frank O'Mara has been elected to the 2013 class of the Arkansas Hall of Fame.

Published February 20, 2013

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A school bus carrying 10 children slid off the side of the road at the 200 block of Alaskan Trail in Russellville on Wednesday. Three children suffered minor injuries.

Published February 20, 2013

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Members of the Arkansas State football team and officials from the school stand before the Arkansas State Senate to be honored for their 2012 football season on Wednesday at the State Capital. The Red Wolves went 10-3 and won the GoDaddy.com Bowl 17-13 over No. 25 ranked Kent State.

Published February 20, 2013

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Latest map of watches, warnings and advisories provided by the National Weather Service in Little Rock.

Published February 20, 2013

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John Deering Editorial Cartoon 2/20/13

Published February 20, 2013

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Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. arrives at the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. Jackson and his wife were to appear in federal court to answer criminal charges that they engaged in an alleged scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items.

Published February 20, 2013

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Jeana Williams, Van Buren County Emergency Management Coordinator, looks at examples of Global Food Group products set up at a news conference announcing the company will bring a facility to Clinton, creating 224 jobs.

Published February 20, 2013

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This graphic released by the National Weather Service details snow and ice accumulation possibilities with a system moving into the region Wednesday.

Published February 20, 2013

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Missouri's Tony Criswell, left, Alex Oriakhi, center, and Corey Haith, bottom, right, celebrate after the Missouri defeated Florida 63-60 in an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Published February 20, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/19/13 -- Parkview's Christyal Holloway (21) drives past Hall's Princess Cole (20) during the Parkview v. Hall game Tuesday night at Hall High School.

Published February 20, 2013

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --02/19/2013-- University of Arkansas pitcher Colin Poche fires a pitch during the first game of Tuesday afternoon double header against University of New Orleans at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 20, 2013

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Tiger Woods chips onto the second green during a practice round for the Match Play Championship golf tournament, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in Marana, Ariz. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Published February 20, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/19/13 --Charles Balentine speaks to the Downtown Tipoff Club at the Wyndam in North Little Rock.

Published February 20, 2013

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Tennessee's Jarnell Stokes attempts to score while defended by LSU's Andrew Del Piero during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/The Knoxville News Sentinel, Saul Young)

Published February 20, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --02/19/13-- A construction worker uses hand signals (center) to instruct a crane operator during the landing of the second wooden rafter after it was taken off a truck in the River Market Tuesday. The laminated rafter is one of two, both 106 feet long, that will be the main support for the smaller rafters that will support the new roof over the Riverfront Park Amphitheatre.

Published February 20, 2013

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The top U.N. envoy in Afghanistan, Jan Kubis, presents the annual U.N. report on civilian casualties at a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. The number of Afghan civilians killed in U.S. and NATO airstrikes dropped by nearly half last year to 126, the U.N. said Tuesday. The report came a day after President Hamid Karzai banned government forces from requesting foreign air support during operations in residential areas. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

Published February 20, 2013

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Sen. Jason Rapert, R-Conway, speaks to a reporter after a meeting of the House Committee on Public Health, Welfare and Labor at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., where his bill dealing with abortion received the committee's recommendation Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Published February 20, 2013

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Sen. Jason Rapert, R-Conway, right, keeps track of a roll call vote on his bill dealing with abortion during a meeting of the House Committee on Public Health, Welfare and Labor at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., as Rep. Ann V. Clemmer, R-Benton, listens Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. The committee met earlier in the day when a voice vote was taken on the measure but a roll call was requested by the committee's vice chair. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Published February 20, 2013

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Baggage carts make their way past a Helvetic Airways aircraft from which about $50 million worth of diamonds were stolen on the tarmac of Brussels international airport Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. Eight armed and masked men made a hole in a security fence at the airport, drove onto the tarmac and snatched the diamonds from the hold of the Swiss-bound plane without firing a shot, authorities said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

Published February 20, 2013

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This undated image provided by the Tustin Police Department shows Ali Syed, a suspect in a series of shootings Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 in southern California. In less than an hour, Syed, an unemployed part-time student, shot and killed a woman in her home and two commuters during carjackings early Tuesday, shot up vehicles on a Southern California freeway and committed suicide as police closed in on him, authorities said. (AP Photo/Tustin Police Dept.)

Published February 20, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/13/13-- Arkansas All-American distance runner Frank O'Mara will be inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame this year.

Published February 20, 2013

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Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe, center, gives a pen to Rep. David Meeks, R-Conway, left, as Sen. Missy Irvin, R-Mountain View, right, watches during a bill-signing ceremony at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. The governor signed into law new protections for human trafficking victims.(AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Published February 20, 2013

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Halen Shinneman, an employee of Adams Outdoor Advertising, gets wrapped up in a billboard as he tries to take it down after it came loose and was blowing in Champaign, Ill. on Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/The News-Gazette, Robin Scholz) MANDATORY CREDIT

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This citizen journalism image provided by Aleppo Media Center AMC, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows people searching through the debris of destroyed buildings in the aftermath of a strike by Syrian government forces, in the neighborhood of Jabal Bedro, Aleppo, Syria, Tuesday Feb. 19, 2013. The U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria released a 131-page report Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, detailing deepening radicalization by both sides and says fighters on both sides in Syria's civil war have committed atrocities and should be brought to justice. (AP Photo/Aleppo Media Center AMC)

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FILE - In this March 26, 2012 file photo, Marine Gen. John Allen speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon. President Barack Obama says he has accepted Allen's request to retire from military. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari, File)

Published February 20, 2013

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President Barack Obama, accompanied by first responders behind him, speaks in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office building on the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, to urge Congress to come up with an alternative plan to avert automatic spending cuts set to kick in on March 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Mansfield, circa 1940 A combination gas station, cafe, and grocery store, Gardner’s Station and Cafe Truck and Tourist Stop was located on U.S. 71 near the rural community which is on the Scott and Sebastian lines. Note the signs for Coca Cola and Delaware Punch. It sold Sinclair brand gasoline. In 1940, the price of gas was 18 cents a gallon. Send questions or comments to Arkansas Postcard Past, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, Ark. 72203.

Published February 20, 2013

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Vernon Hugh Bowman, a 75-year-old Indiana soybean farmer, accompanied by his attorney Mark Walters, speaks with reporters outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, after justices heard oral arguments between Bowman and high-tech agriculture company Monsanto Co. that produces genetically engineered and patented seeds. The case considers whether Bowman violated Monsanto’s patents when he planted an unmarked mix of soybeans that he bought from a grain elevator and that is often used for feed. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Published February 20, 2013

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Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki, right, meets Tunisian Prime Minister Hamad Jebali, at the presidential palace of Tunisia, Carthage Palace, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in Tunis, Tunisia. Tunisia's prime minister announced Tuesday he is resigning following the rejection of his effort to form an apolitical government to see the country out of its political crisis. After the assassination of a leftist politician Feb. 6 deadlocked the government and set off riots across the country, Hamadi Jebali offered to dissolve the fractious governing coalition and put together a new government of technocrats. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)

Published February 20, 2013

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Huevos rancheros tacos.

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El Dorado News-Times/Michael OrrellLet ’er rip: Washington Middle School sixth-graders enjoy learning how to bowl during their P.E. class at El Dorado Lanes on Tuesday. The students will spend the week getting exercise while honing their bowling skills.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CARY JENKINS Bruce and Denise Pontious and Julie and Brad Choate of Fayetteville

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Special to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette -- 02/15/2012 -- J. Timothy Cloyd, Ph.D. President and Professor of Politics, Hendrix College

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Chicken Tequila Fettuccine adapted from California Pizza Kitchen gets raves for a birthday celebration dinner. (Ricardo DeAratanha/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/13/13 -- For food story on breakfast for dinner. Fried egg sandwich.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/ STATON BREIDENTHAL --9/10/10-- University of Arkansas trustees Sam Hilburn.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --02/19/13-- William Land, with eSCO, unloads used electronic waste to be recycled at eSCO, 1807 E. 23rd Street in Little Rock Tuesday. Businesses will be able to drop e-waste at eSCO or L&W Environmental, 9611 Ironton Rd., on a daily basis after making an appointment. The recycling program is being organized by the Regional Recycling & Waste Reduction District.

Published February 20, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/ STATON BREIDENTHAL --9/10/10-- University of Arkansas trustees Jane Rogers.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/19/13-- Arkansas cheerleaders Carly Glover (left) and Abby Moody (middle) sign autographs for sixth graders from Rose Bud Elementary including Jordan Schneider Tuesday afternoon during Razorback Day at the Capitol.

Published February 20, 2013

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2/19/13 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Tracy Mann, with Cowboy's Metal Roofing, applies a layer of moisture protection as he and a crew install a new roof on a home along Crystal Valley Road in Little Rock Tuesday afternoon. The home at Crestfield Farm horse boarding and riding stables burned on January 16th.

Published February 20, 2013

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Luke Morrison sifts through some debris at the home of his wife's parents Tuesday, February 19, 2013, in Bismarck, Ark. The 45,000 foot two-story house was destroyed around 4:30 p.m. Monday when a storm moved through the area. The home is located in the 13,000 block of Arkansas Highway 84. Morrison was thrown from the house while taking a shower in a second floor bathroom. He was transported to a Hot Springs hospital where he received treatment for some lacerations on his head and leg. (The Sentinel-Record/Richard Rasmussen)

Published February 20, 2013

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --02/19/2013-- University of Arkansas baserunner Matt Vinson dives safely into third base as New Orleans third baseman Seth Laigast tries to get a glove on the ball in the 4th inning of the first game in Tuesday afternoon's double header against University of New Orleans at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 20, 2013

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FILE - This May 22, 2012 file photo shows actor Alec Baldwin arriving for the screening of "Killing Them Softly" at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. New York City police are investigating harassment complaints made by actor Alec Baldwin and a New York Post photographer after an altercation outside Baldwin's Manhattan apartment. According to police, photographer G.N. Miller says the former "30 Rock" star yelled racial epithets and other insults when he was trying to take pictures of the actor outside his Manhattan apartment. Baldwin maintains he hollered at the photographer, but never said anything racist. He called the allegations "outrageous." Baldwin called police and filed a harassment complaint Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, after the incident. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, file)

Published February 20, 2013

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 1/19/13 City of Bentonville parks worker Jim Breedlove directs the lift back to the ground Tuesday morning at Memorial Park in Bentonville. Breedlove and his crew were performing regular maintenance on the lights in the parking lot.

Published February 20, 2013

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7/14/11 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Frank Oldham Jr., a finalist for the University of Arkansas System presidency, greets University of Arkansas Board of Trustees board members John Goodson, center, and Mark Waldrip, right, Thursday afternoon in Little Rock before his interview with the board.

Published February 20, 2013

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A man prepares to gas up for $3.64 a gallon at an Exxon station at Broadway and I-30 in North LIttle Rock Tuesday afternoon. Arkansas average rule price have jumped nearly $.50 a gallon in the past month.

Published February 20, 2013

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St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Rafael Furcal tosses a ball to second base during the team's first full squad workout at spring training baseball, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Published February 20, 2013

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7-DAY MENU PLANNER for release Feb. 17, 2013; Winter Squash and Chickpea Soup; PHOTO CREDIT: Alan Richardson (from "The Mediterranean Slow Cooker," Michele Scicolone; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013)

Published February 20, 2013

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Michigan State's Derrick Nix, right, passes against Indiana's Cody Zeller during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette photo by Cary Jenkins Jim Von Gremp of Fayetteville with Laura and John Graham of Pine Bluff

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“We just need Republicans in Washington to come around,” President Barack Obama (shown here earlier in the month) added. “Because we need their help to finish the job of reducing our deficit in a smart way that doesn’t hurt our economy or our people.”

Published February 20, 2013

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 1/19/13 Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art executive director Rod Bigelow discusses the strategic objectives the museum has planned for the near future.

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NWA Media/ANTHONY REYES Arkansas junior Coty Clarke (4) scores against Oklahoma in the first half Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. The Razorbacks won 81-78.

Published February 20, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/ STATON BREIDENTHAL --9/10/10-- University of Arkansas trustee Mark Waldrip.

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Special to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette -- 02/08/2012 -- Walter Milton Jr. - candidate for superintendent LIttle Rock School District

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/19/13 -- Parkview's Ryan Pippins (10) comes down the rebound during the Parkview v. Hall game on Tuesday night.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/19/13 -- Parkview's Anton Beard (33) leaps for the basket during the Parkview v. Hall game on Tuesday night.

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Smoke rises from a massive fire Tuesday night, Feb. 19, 2013 at the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Mo. A car crashed into a gas main in an upscale Kansas City shopping district, sparking a massive blaze that engulfed an entire block and caused multiple injuries, police said. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, Allison Long) KANSAS CITY OUT

Published February 20, 2013

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Here is the candidate head shot for Joe Powell  of Franklin County near Ozark, Democrat,  and the incumbent.  He is seeking re-election as county judge for Franklin County. Begin forwarded message: From: Kendra Mainer Date: March 19, 2010 7:05:31 PM CDT To: , This is the picture of Joe Powell, Franklin County Judge that you needed. Let me know if you need something else! Thanks!     -Kendra Mainer (Judge Joe Powell's daughter)

Published February 20, 2013

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** FOR USE ANYTIME WITH 2003 NFL DRAFT STORIES ** FILE ** Top draft prospects for the 2003 NFL draft are shown in these undated photos. They are: Kindal Moorehead, Alabama, DE; Ovie Mughelli, Wake Forest, FB; Bruce Nelson, Iowa, C; Terence Newman, Kansas St. CB; Calvin Pace, Wake Forest, DE; Carson Palmer, USC, QB; Kenny Peterson, Ohio St., DE; Terry Pierce, Kansas St., ILB; Artose Pinner, Kentucky, RB; Troy Polamalu, USC, S; Dave Ragone, Louisville, QB. (AP Photo)

Published February 20, 2013

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Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is shown during their NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)

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STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES Tontitown firefighter Derek Crutchfield, left, and Captain Josh Latham test a five inch hose Tuesday Feb. 19, 2013 at the Tontitown fire station. After a few minutes the pair shut the nozzle off to begin a pressure test for a few minutes to make sure it will work properly. The department purchased hoses, other equipment and a new tanker truck through a FEMA grant.

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A visitor to Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport gets a parking ticket Tuesday afternoon. Parking rates will go up at the airport beginning in April as patrons begin paying sales tax for parking. Previously the sales tax was included in the parking rate.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/ STATON BREIDENTHAL --9/4/09-- Trustee Ben Hyneman during a University of Arkansas Board of Trustees meeting.

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Special to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette -- 01/18/2012 -- Mike Akin, UA Board of Trustees chairman

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Yemeni soldiers and firefighters work to extinguish fire at the site of a plane crash in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. A Yemeni official says a military plane on a training exercise crashed into a neighborhood in the country's capital, Sanaa, killing and injuring scores of people. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/ STATON BREIDENTHAL --9/10/10-- University of Arkansas trustee John Tyson.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/1/13-- David Gearhart, University of Arkansas Chancellor.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/1/13-- Board member and former Sen. David Pryor lspeaks about the Clinton School of Public Service Friday during a University of Arkansas Board of Trustees meeting on the UAMS campus in Little Rock.

Published February 20, 2013

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U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., listens to a question during a town hall, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in Sun Lakes, Ariz. McCain defended his proposed immigration overhaul to an angry crowd in suburban Arizona in the latest sign that this border state will play a prominent role in the national immigration reform debate. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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Rep. Andy Mayberry, R-Hensley, right, walks to a chair to present his bill dealing with abortion during a meeting of the House Committee on Public Health, Welfare and Labor at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. The bill received the committee's recommendation. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

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Two airport police officers use a chain to lock a gate which leads to the airport tarmac, at Brussels international airport, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. Eight masked gunmen made a hole in a security fence at Brussels' international airport, drove onto the tarmac and snatched some $50 million worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane without firing a shot, authorities said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

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Author Patricia Cornwell leaves federal court in Boston, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, after she took the stand in her lawsuit against her former financial management company. Cornwell claims that the firm and a former executive cost her millions of dollars in losses or unaccounted revenue during their four-year relationship. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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Michigan State Treasurer Andy Dillon discusses Detroit Financial Review Team in Detroit, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. A state-appointed review team has determined Detroit is in a financial emergency, paving the way for Republican Gov. Rick Snyder to appoint an emergency manager who would need to come up with a new plan to get the city out of its fiscal crisis. (AP Photo/The Detroit News, Ricardo Thomas)

Published February 20, 2013

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Cover of Full Plate cookbook

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adg file photo for 8/30/98 Frank OMara a 1983 NCAA Outdoor champion in the 1,500, says Arkansas coach John McDonnell "is sort of obsessed with continued success."

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money manners 0220 free ride style illustration by Ron Wolfe

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Charles Balentine speaks to the Downtown Tipoff Club at the Wyndam in North Little Rock.

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Arkansas junior guard Kikko Haydar celebrates with members of the student section Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, after beating Missouri at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published February 19, 2013

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Arkansas batter Tyler Spoon puts the ball into play during his at bat in the sixth inning of the first game in Tuesday afternoon's doubleheader against New Orleans at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 19, 2013

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BJ Young reacts during the second half of Arkansas' win over Florida on Feb. 5.

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Coty Clarke will be on the Razorbacks' white team on Sunday, featuring only out-of-state players.

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Arkansas third baseman Brian Anderson fields the ball as he makes a play for an out in the sixth inning of the first game in Tuesday afternoon's doubleheader against New Orleans at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

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Robert Lee Holmes, Jr., 21.

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Arkansas freshman Colin Poche delivers a pitch during the Razorbacks' 14-0 win over New Orleans in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

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Sixth graders from Rose Bud Elementary gather around the Razorback mascot Tuesday afternoon during Razorback Day at the Capitol.

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Tusk IV, Arkansas' mascot, made an appearance at the third-annual "Razorback Day at the Capitol" luncheon.

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This map released by the National Weather Service shows in dark blue counties slated to be under a winter storm watch Wednesday night.

Published February 19, 2013

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Two airport police officers use a chain to lock a gate which leads to the airport tarmac, at Brussels international airport, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. Eight masked gunmen made a hole in a security fence at Brussels' international airport, drove onto the tarmac and snatched some $50 million worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane without firing a shot, authorities said Tuesday.

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Arkansas' Matt Vinson rounds second base after advancing in the third inning of Sunday afternoon's game at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

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Sen. Jason Rapert speaks before a committee Tuesday shortly before it voted to advance his bill to ban most abortions at 12 weeks.

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Mississippi guard Jarvis Summers (32) tries to steal the ball from Georgia guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (1) in the second half of their NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. Mississippi won 84-74. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Notre Dame's Jack Cooley, center, is pressured by Pittsburgh's Steven Adams, left, and Talib Zanna, right, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2013, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert speaks at the organization's annual convention in Grapevine, Texas. The NCAA is revealing that it has found "an issue of improper conduct" within its own enforcement program during its investigation into the compliance practices of Miami's athletic department. Emmert has ordered an external review of the enforcement program. Miami will not receive its notice of allegations until that review is complete. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

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Legislators, lobbyists and various staff members gather for food and fellowship at the big round table reserved for them in the cafeteria in the basement of the state Capitol.

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The Old 97’s are (from left) Philip Peeples, Rhett Miller, Murry Hammond and Ken Bethea.

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Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison Cheater's Game

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Pieces of a meteorite are seen in a laboratory in Yekaterinburg, Russia, on Monday.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/LINDA CAILLOUET - Capitol Cafe

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/LINDA CAILLOUET - Capitol Cafe

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - An employee of the Capitol Cafe takes a customer's order.011413

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/LINDA CAILLOUET - CAPITOL CAFETERIA.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/LINDA CAILLOUET - CAPITOL CAFETERIA.

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Mt. Nebo, circa 1905 According to the caption, at the time of this photo, this rustic log cabin was the oldest building atop Mount Nebo. The flat-topped plateau rises 1,350 feet above the Arkansas River Valley of west Central Arkansas in Yell County. Mount Nebo became an Arkansas State Park in 1928. Send questions or comments to Arkansas Postcard Past, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, Ark. 72203.

Published February 19, 2013

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A home-style breakfast of scrambled eggs, creamy grits, skillet-fried potatoes and bacon is served to morning customers at the Capitol Cafe.

Published February 19, 2013

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Special to the Arkansas Democrat -- 01/13/2012 -- the toasters

Published February 19, 2013

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Wes Bevans, a truck driver from Northern California, walks to his truck at the Flying J Travel Plaza in Grand Forks, N.D., Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, during a blizzard. Dozens of semi trucks were forced to wait out the storm as Interstate 29 from Grand Forks to the Canadian border closed. (AP Photo/Grand Forks Herald, Eric Hylden)

Published February 19, 2013

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A supporter of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez celebrates his return at Bolivar Square in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. Chavez returned to Venezuela early Monday after more than two months of treatment in Cuba following cancer surgery, his government said, triggering street celebrations by supporters who welcomed him home while he remained out of sight at the Carlos Arvelo Military Hospital in Caracas, where he will continue his treatment. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

Published February 19, 2013

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FILE - In a Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 file photo, Sen. Mike Johanns, R-Neb. speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Johanns announced Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 that he will not seek re-election in 2014, explaining he wants a "quieter time" to focus on his family following a busy political career. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Published February 19, 2013

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Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali, right, is pictured with Ennahda party leader Rached El Ghannouchi at the opening of a meeting with representatives of all Tunisian political parties, to see if there is sufficient support for his solution to end the country's ongoing political crisis in Carthage, outside Tunis, Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. Jebali's initiative, while supported by the opposition, puts him on a collision course with the moderate Islamist Ennahda Party which dominates the government. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)

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A researcher examines pieces of a meteorite in a laboratory in Yekaterinburg, Russia, on Monday. Researchers from Urals Federal University have determined that the small, stone pieces found near Lake Chebarkul in the Chelyabinsk region are pieces of the meteorite that landed Friday.

Published February 19, 2013

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Syrian girls are seen Monday in the Azaz camp for displaced people north of Aleppo province, Syria. According to Syrian activists the number of people in the Azaz camp has grown by 3,000 in the past weeks after heavier shelling by government forces.

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Yellow crime-scene tape blocks off the home of Mindy McCready in Heber Springs on Monday, the day after the country singer was found dead there of an apparent suicide. She was 37.

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Soundtrack Bombshell

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Josh Shaw

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Performance by an actress in a leading role, Quvenzhane Wallis, 9, in "Beasts of the Southern Wild." Wallis is among the best actress Oscar nominees for the 85th Academy Awards. (Mary Cybulski/Courtesy Fox Searchlight/MCT)

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Retiring school bus driver Muriel Cramer receives flowers from students at Kalamazoo Christian Elementary on her last day of work, after 44 years of driving a school bus, in Kalamazoo, Mich., Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Kalamazoo Gazette-MLive Media Group, Mark Bugnaski) ALL LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL TV INTERNET OUT

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --2/18/13-- Visitors tour the Clinton Presidential Library on Monday, which held free admission to celebrate the federal holiday of George Washington's birthday.

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Actor Josh Duhamel attends the premiere of "Safe Haven" at the Sunshine Landmark on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2008 file photo, Country singer Mindy McCready performs, in Nashville, Tenn. McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. She was 37. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

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Northwestern Trailriders Association member Kimberly Smith tends to her horse, Rainy, as rain clouds move in during a lunch break off FM 1488 in Magnolia, Texas, on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. The Northwestern group started in Dobbin, Texas, and plans to meet several trail riding groups in Hempstead, Texas, on Saturday for a parade in celebration of their week-long trip. The group road through pockets of heavy rain as they made their way toward Hempstead. (AP Photo/The Courier, Jason Fochtman)

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Khaled Alam Eldin, left, who was fired Sunday from his post as adviser to the Egyptian president for environmental affairs, consults with the Salafist Al-Nour party spokesman, Nader Bakkar during a televised press conference in Cairo, Egypt Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. Alam Eldin broke down in tears while denying he had abused his office and demanded an apology from President Mohammed Morsi calling the firing "political." It is the latest sign of tension between Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood and its Islamist ally ahead of parliamentary elections expected in the coming months. (AP Photo/Mostafa El Shemy)

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Tegan and Sara Heartthrob

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Photo of Kate Smith and what was to become the radio program The Aldrich Family from Smith's radio show, The Kate Smith Hour. Ezra Stone, the young male lead, had a role in the Broadway play What A Life, when he was tapped for the role as Henry Aldrich. Standing at back, from left: Blaine Fillmore and Leah Penman as Henry's parents, Mr. and Mrs Aldrich. From left: Ezra Stone as Henry Aldrich, Kate Smith, Betty Field as Henry's girl friend.

Published February 19, 2013

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Special to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette -- 02/18/2012 -- Dexter Suggs Sr., of Indianapolis, Ind., candidate for superintendent in LRSD.

Published February 19, 2013

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FILE - This Feb. 12, 2012 file photo shows Fergie at the 54th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. CBS has issued a memo to Grammy Awards attendees against baring too much skin at the ceremony Sunday. The network requests that “buttocks and female breasts are adequately covered” for the televised award show. The memo sent out Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, also warned against “see-through clothing,” exposure of “the genital region” and said that “thong type costumes are problematic.” (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)

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Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez celebrate his return Monday at Bolivar Square in Caracas after more than two months of treatment in Cuba after cancer surgery.

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Indiana farmer Vernon Hugh Bowman, 75, visits the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on Monday.

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John Rogers (left) examines some of the more than $2 million worth of historic photos returned to his company, Rogers Photo Archive, by North Little Rock police investigator Brandon Bennett. Two former employees stole the historic photos and sold them online.

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Rafael Bejarano (above) celebrates after winning the $300,000 Southwest Stakes on Monday afternoon aboard Super Ninety Nine at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs. It was the third consecutive Southwest Stakes victory for trainer Bob Baffert and eighth graded triumph at Oaklawn overall since 2010. Baffert’s horses also won the Rebel Stakes and the Arkansas Derby last year.

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Jockey Rafael Bejarano (right), aboard Super Ninety Nine, leads the field into the clubhouse turn during the $300,000 Southwest Stakes on Monday afternoon at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs. Super Ninety Nine won the Southwest Stakes by 11 1/4 lengths.

Published February 19, 2013

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Cotton Jones is led by husband/wife Whitney McGraw and Michael Nau.

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Special to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette -- 02/08/2012 -- Walter Milton Jr. - candidate for superintendent LIttle Rock School District

Published February 19, 2013

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FILE - This March 6, 2010, file photo shows trainer Bob Baffert talking with reporters at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. Baffert says Lookin At Lucky is looking at the Preakness for sure. The trainer said Monday morning, May 10, 2010, that unless something unexpected happens, he will enter the beaten Kentucky Derby favorite in Saturday's second leg of the Triple Crown at Pimlico. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

Published February 19, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --2/18/13-- John Rogers, left, examines some of the over $2 million dollars of assets returned to his company Rogers Photo Archive, by Secret Service Task Force Officer Brandon Bennett, center, after 2 former employees stole the historic photos and sold them online.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/18/13 -- WILD ART -- Doug Ward installs a sprinkler head atop a newly installed fence post that surrounds his garden at the Pulaski County Garden Center on Monday afternoon. Ward's original fence fell down due to the Christmas snow and ice. Ward typically grows tomatoes, okra, onions, lettuces and purple hull peas in his garden.

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El Dorado News-Times/Michael OrrellSkate day: Jake Crews ollies on to a rail to practice his board slides at Bodenhamer Skate park as fellow skater Skylar Schafer awaits his turn on. The two, along with Dakota Ponder, were enjoying their President Day holiday by honing their skating skills at the park on Monday.

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Greenwood quarterback Jabe Burgess will visit Arkansas on Wednesday.

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Shooting guard King McClure was impressed with Saturday's visit to Arkansas.

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Pakistani Shiite Muslims sit in protest Monday with the dead bodies of their family members killed in Saturday’s bombing in Quetta. The shroud writing reads “We are ready Hussian.”

Published February 19, 2013

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Special to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette -- 02/18/2012 -- Connie Hathorn, Superintendent of Youngstown, Ohio, City Schools - LRSD superintendent candidate

Published February 19, 2013

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Jockey Rafael Bejarano rides Super Ninety Nine to an 11 1/4-length victory in the $300,000 Southwest Stakes Monday at Oaklawn Park. Super Ninety Nine led every step of the way in the 1 1/16-mile race, completing the distance in 1:44.84 over a sealed but sloppy track.

Published February 19, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO ANDY SHUPE Rachel Murray, a freshman English major from Little Rock, walks with an umbrella in the rain Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, beneath the Arkansas Union on the UA campus in Fayetteville. Rain fell for most of the day Monday.

Published February 19, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --2/18/13-- Students from Whestone Boys & Girls Club in Little Rock are lead on a tour through the Dasiy Bates House National Historic Landmark by National Parks volunteer Crystal Mercer, center, whose father was the field secretary for Daisy Bates in 1957 when she assisted nine Little Rock students entering Central High. Monday marked the Daisy Bates Day state holiday honoring her as a civil rights pioneer who fought for equal rights for blacks.

Published February 19, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Caitlyn Berry, a University of Arkansas sophomore from Olathe, Kan., sorts through posters for sale Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, inside the Arkansas Union on the UA campus.The sale runs from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. through Wednesday.

Published February 19, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --2/18/13-- Students from Whestone Boys & Girls Club in Little Rock are lead on a tour through the Dasiy Bates House National Historic Landmark by National Parks volunteer Crystal Mercer, left, whose father was the field secretary for Daisy Bates in 1957 when she assisted nine Little Rock students entering Central High. Monday marked the Daisy Bates Day state holiday honoring her as a civil rights pioneer who fought for equal rights for blacks.

Published February 19, 2013

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** FILE ** John Lennon is seen at a news conference in this May 13, 1968, file photo in New York. Lennon, who earned an estimated $44 million in the past year, has ranked second on Forbes.com's list of "Top-Earning Dead Celebrities," posted on the Web site Monday, Oct. 29, 2007. Lennon was shot to death by Mark David Chapman in New York on Dec. 8, 1980. (AP Photo/John Lindsay, file)

Published February 19, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES Chris Jefferson, 15, raises a microphone up for Illusionist Brock Gill Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 as Coach Adam Simmons looks on during a performance at Springdale Har-Ber High School's Performing Arts Center. Gill was attempting to escape from a straight jacket while standing on a pile of glass. Gill performed for students after they watched a video against bullying and Gill spoke on the subject during his show.

Published February 19, 2013

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FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2005 file photo, Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss watches the WNBA Los Angeles Sparks play the Minnesota Lynx in Los Angeles. Buss, the Lakers' playboy owner who shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships, has died. He was 80. Bob Steiner, an assistant to Buss, confirmed Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 that Buss had died in Los Angeles. Further details were not available. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

Published February 19, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO ANDY SHUPE Rachel Murray, a freshman English major from Little Rock, walks with an umbrella in the rain Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, beneath the Arkansas Union on the UA campus in Fayetteville. Rain fell for most of the day Monday.

Published February 19, 2013

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North Little Rock guard Adrian Moore is rated the No. 7 shooting guard and No. 20 overall prospect in the 2016 class future150.com.

Published February 19, 2013

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Linebacker Kevin Mouhon hopes to visit Arkansas in the spring.

Published February 19, 2013

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Former Vice President Al Gore talks about emerging forces shaping the world at the Clinton library in Little Rock on Monday night as part of the Frank and Kula Kumpuris Distinguished Lecture Series.

Published February 19, 2013

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Josh Hamilton was less than complimentary of the Texas Rangers fans in an interview with a Dallas television station Sunday.

Published February 19, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO SAMANTHA BAKER Donald Werner, 6, right, reacts to his Leggo tower wobbling Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, as he and Luke Hanke, 7, build structures during School's Out Day Camp at the Rogers Activity Center. School's Out Day Camp is open to RAC members from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and will be held again during Spring Break, March 18-22. The camp hosts games, moves and a field trip each day along with lunch and snacks. Registration for Spring Break is currently open.

Published February 19, 2013

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Indiana forward Cody Zeller shoots a free throw against Purdue in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Published February 19, 2013

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Gavin Lesnick / Arkansas Democrat-Gazette North Little Rock Fire Department crews clean up after a two-vehicle wreck that sent a Baptist Health van toppling onto its side Monday morning on Remount Road. No one was believed to be seriously hurt in the collision.

Published February 19, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn directs his players Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, during the third inning of the Hogs' win over Western Illinois at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 19, 2013

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Mississippi guard Jarvis Summers (32) tries to steal the ball from Georgia guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (1) in the second half of their NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. Mississippi won 84-74. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Published February 18, 2013

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Arkansas junior guard Mardracus Wade (1) celebrates with the student section Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, after the Hogs' win over Missouri in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published February 18, 2013

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Vice President Al Gore, discusses the emerging forces that are reshaping our world and sign his new book "THE FUTURE: Six Drivers of Global Change" at the Clinton Presidential Library on Monday night.

Published February 18, 2013

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This National Weather Service radar image shows a line of severe storms as it swept across the state Monday afternoon.

Published February 18, 2013

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In this May 8, 2008 file photo, Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss smiles at the Playmate of the Year luncheon at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles. Buss, the Lakers' playboy owner who shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships, has died. He was 80. Bob Steiner, an assistant to Buss, confirmed Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 that Buss had died in Los Angeles. Further details were not available

Published February 18, 2013

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Crews respond Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, to an accident at Remount and Perin roads in North Little Rock.

Published February 18, 2013

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Supporters gather in Bolivar square after President Hugo Chavez' return in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. Chavez returned to Venezuela early Monday after more than two months of medical treatment in Cuba after cancer surgery. The government didn't offer an explanation as to why Chavez made his surprise return while he is undergoing other treatments that have not been specified.

Published February 18, 2013

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Sherwood Police are searching for a possible gunman near Sylvan Hills Middle School that was reported around 10 a.m. There has been no confirmation made about the gunman.

Published February 18, 2013

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai addresses military officers in Kabul on Saturday.

Published February 18, 2013

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Guns are displayed on a table last month during the annual New York State Arms Collectors Association Albany Gun Show at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, N.Y.

Published February 18, 2013

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John Merrick won a sudden death playoff against Charlie Beljan on Sunday in the Northern Trust Open. It was Merrick’s first PGA Tour victory.

Published February 18, 2013

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Tennessee forward Meighan Simmons (center) tries to get past Vanderbilt’s Morgan Batey (right) and Elan Brown during Sunday’s game in Knoxville, Tenn. Simmons finished with 17 points as No. 12 Tennessee won 83-64.

Published February 18, 2013

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Pinky also takes on the Rockette Climber. Watch his video at arkansasonline.com/pinky.

Published February 18, 2013

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Charlie Beljan gestures after chipping to the green on the second playoff hole in the final round of the Northern Trust Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Published February 18, 2013

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Employees of Hellas Gold are seen through a burned van at a mining facility near the village of Skouries, located on the northern peninsula of Halkidiki, Greece, on Sunday.

Published February 18, 2013

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Belarus' Victoria Azarenka displays the trophy, after her victory against Serena Williams of the US, in the final match of the Qatar WTA Ladies Open tennis tournament, in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

Published February 18, 2013

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Second-grader Devon Carrow watches his classmates from home through his robot, which uses a wireless video hookup to give Devon an elementary-school experience.

Published February 18, 2013

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Devon stands for the Pledge of Allegiance along with his classmates.

Published February 18, 2013

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VGo robot’s wireless hookup lets Devon Carrow move down the hall with his class at Winchester Elementary School in West Seneca, N.Y.

Published February 18, 2013

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Second Sight Medical Products has developed this small video camera and transmitter mounted on a pair of glasses, which can be used to gather images that are processed into electronic data that are wirelessly transmitted to electrodes implanted into a vision-impaired patient’s retina.

Published February 18, 2013

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The Trident Kraken A.M.S. Case for iPad will protect a tablet while the Griffin SmartTalk Solar offers speakerphone capabilities through solar power.

Published February 18, 2013

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In this Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, photo, Robert Sprague poses in the kitchen of his Wilmot, N.H. home. Sprague a marketing consultant wants to put an end to Gun raffles. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Published February 18, 2013

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Kim Kardashian attends the Topshop Topman LA Opening Party At Cecconi's in Los Angeles, on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision for/AP)

Published February 18, 2013

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Army Capt. Zachariah L. Fike presents Hyla Merin with a plaque containing the Bronze Star (from left), the Purple Heart, the Army Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal and the World War II Victory Medal along with a Silver Star that he pinned on her during a ceremony at her home Sunday in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Published February 18, 2013

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Christy Hall concentrates as she follows Taylor’s lead to coordinate Ron Fletcher’s method of “percussive breath” with contracting muscles around her shoulder blades.

Published February 18, 2013

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Julia Taylor (far left) models breathing and small, precise muscle contractions that take advantage of the stretchiness of terrycloth toweling.

Published February 18, 2013

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While she’s working her obliques and balancing the strength of her left and right sides, Becky Gilbreath can distract her mind from any discomfort by imagining she’s a Rockette.

Published February 18, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CELIA STOREY Stephanie Golleher (front) and Whitney Montague stretch during a session of Fletcher Fusion exercise taught by Julia Taylor at Little Rock Athletic Club on Jan. 31.

Published February 18, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CELIA STOREY Stephanie Golleher had a little trouble with foot cramps during the unfamiliar toe flexing in a Fletcher Fusion exercise taught by Julia Taylor at Little Rock Athletic Club on Jan. 31.

Published February 18, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CHEREE FRANCO - Carl Carter, Blue and You Fitness Challenge coach

Published February 18, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/5/13-- Becky Gilbreath demonstrates the Rockette Climber.

Published February 18, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/5/13-- Becky Gilbreath demonstrates the Rockette Climber.

Published February 18, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/17/13 -- Pierre LeBlanc from Slidell, LA engraves a small hunting knife for a customer at the 18th Annual Arkansas Custom Knife Show held at Robinson Center Exhibit Hall on Sunday. LeBlanc said he uses a small amount of acid to darken the engraving before buffing it to a shine.

Published February 18, 2013

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Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby (right) meets with U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi at the Arab League headquarters Sunday in Cairo.

Published February 18, 2013

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2/12/13 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON FOR WEEKEND 2/16 USE--Otter Creek Elementary School fourth grader Braylen Stewart points as he picks out his lunch items Tuesday afternoon at the Little Rock school. The district began Tuesday implementing the National School Lunch Program Healthy School Meals initiative called the "Offer Versus Serve" (OVS) program for 3rd through 5th graders. The OVS program is designed to provided students with more food choice and reduce plate waste by allowing them to choose from 5 different food components. Students must pick at least 3 but are encouraged to choose all five.

Published February 18, 2013

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2/12/13 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON FOR WEEKEND 2/16 USE--Otter Creek Elementary School students pass a color coded list of lunch menu items Tuesday afternoon at the Little Rock school. The district began Tuesday implementing the National School Lunch Program Healthy School Meals initiative called the "Offer Versus Serve" (OVS) program for 3rd through 5th graders. The OVS program is designed to provided students with more food choice and reduce plate waste by allowing them to choose from 5 different food components. Students must pick at least 3 but are encouraged to choose all five.

Published February 18, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Jack and Kaye Eshelman and Nancy Cunningham, all of Rogers, get some help from Rachel Diersen, a park interpreter, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, as Diersen leads a birding hike at Hobbs State Park and Conservation Area in Rogers.

Published February 18, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Jack and Kaye Eshelman and Nancy Cunningham, all of Rogers, get some help from Rachel Diersen, a park interpreter, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, as Diersen leads a birding hike at Hobbs State Park and Conservation Area in Rogers.

Published February 18, 2013

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French soldiers talk to Malian soldiers outside Bourem, northern Mali, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. Mali’s military detained eight Arab men last week in Timbuktu, raising fears of further reprisals against the region’s Arab minority whose members are accused of having supported the al-Qaida-linked groups which overran northern Mali last year. (AP Photo /Pascal Guyot, Pool)

Published February 18, 2013

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Nuns pray before the start of Pope Benedict XVI’s Angelus prayer in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on Sunday.

Published February 18, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO FLIP PUTTHOFF Rosa Vega, right, and her sister, Lucila Vega, work in the kitchen at Taqueria Vega on Wednesday Jan. 30 1013.

Published February 18, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/17/13 -- Steve Dunn with the Glendo Company from Peoria, KS uses a microscope as he engraves a plate at the 18th Annual Arkansas Custom Knife Show held at Robinson Center Exhibit Hall on Sunday. Dunn said he uses the microscope so he can see the details in his engraving.

Published February 18, 2013

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2/12/13 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON FOR WEEKEND 2/16 USE--Otter Creek Elementary School students raise their hands for positive votes after being asked by their principal whether they like the new "Offer Versus Serve" (OVS) program at lunch Tuesday afternoon at the Little Rock school. The district began Tuesday implementing the National School Lunch Program Healthy School Meals initiative called the "Offer Versus Serve" (OVS) program for 3rd through 5th graders. The OVS program is designed to provided students with more food choice and reduce plate waste by allowing them to choose from 5 different food components. Students must pick at least 3 but are encouraged to choose all five.

Published February 18, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO FLIP PUTTHOFF The Taqueria Vega kitchen is a busy place for Lucila Vega, left, Patricia Garcia, center and Rosa Vega. Rosa Vega whips up Wednesday Jan. 30 2013 a bowl of home-made quacomoli.

Published February 18, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO FLIP PUTTHOFF Rosa Vega Wednesday Jan. 30 2013 and her family have operated Taqueria Vega Mexican Restaurant in Rogers for 11 years. The restaurant specializes in made-from-scratch dishes that have created a following of loyal customers.

Published February 18, 2013

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Miami's Kenny Kadji (35) drives the lane against Clemson's Milton Jennings (24) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

Published February 18, 2013

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --02/17/2013-- University of Arkansas' Sarah Watkins drives to the hoop past Missouri defender Bri Kulas in the second half of Sunday afternoons game at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published February 18, 2013

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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, heads the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. Netanyahu is defending the actions of Israel's security forces following a public uproar over the mysterious death of a man who apparently hanged himself while being held secretly in a maximum-security prison. (AP Photo/Ronen Zvulun, Pool)

Published February 18, 2013

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A priest displays a placard in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican as he follows Pope Benedict XVI reciting the Angelus prayer Sunday. The pope blessed the faithful from his window overlooking St. Peter’s Square for the first time since announcing his resignation.

Published February 18, 2013

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Pakistani relatives of Saturday’s bombing victims mourn next to their bodies in a mosque in Quetta, Pakistan, on Sunday. Angry Hazara Shiite Muslims demanded government protection from attacks by extremist groups.

Published February 18, 2013

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Former major league pitcher Roger Clemens responded Sunday to comments made by Mike Piazza in his autobiography, Long Shot.

Published February 18, 2013

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Toni Meghreblian uses a braided towel to stretch her upper back during a session of Fletcher Fusion exercise taught by Julia Taylor at Little Rock Athletic Club on Jan. 31.

Published February 18, 2013

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Toni Meghreblian’s childhood ballet training came back to her during her first Fletcher Fusion classes, and she had no trouble flexing her bare feet like a dancer.

Published February 18, 2013

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TCU 's Latricia Lovings, left, defends as Baylor center Brittney Griner (42) goes up for a score during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Waco, Texas. Baylor won 78-45. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Published February 18, 2013

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --02/07/2013-- Root Elementary 5th graders (left to right) Autumn Blaylock, Abigail Waller and Parker Booth, work on the library computers Thursday afternoon during class. The students were working on a book genre project.

Published February 18, 2013

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --02/14/2013-- Jack Drake, a former player on the Elkins basketball team from the 50's who were known as the Elkins 5 shows an old photograph of his former teammates at his home in Lowell Thursday afternoon. Drake is the last surviving member of the Elkins 5 team who won the state championship.

Published February 18, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Jack and Kaye Eshelman and Nancy Cunningham, all of Rogers, get some help from Rachel Diersen, a park interpreter, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, as Diersen leads a birding hike at Hobbs State Park and Conservation Area in Rogers.

Published February 18, 2013

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Iraqis inspect the scene of a car-bomb attack in the Ameen neighborhood in eastern Baghdad on Sunday.

Published February 18, 2013

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Rafael Bejarano and Bob Baffert-trained Secret Circle (9) edged Jake Mo to win one of the two divisions of the Southwest Stakes last year at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs. Since 2010, Baffert’s horses have won the Southwest and Rebel Stakes three times and the Arkansas Derby once.

Published February 18, 2013

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FILE - This March 6, 2010, file photo shows trainer Bob Baffert talking with reporters at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. Baffert says Lookin At Lucky is looking at the Preakness for sure. The trainer said Monday morning, May 10, 2010, that unless something unexpected happens, he will enter the beaten Kentucky Derby favorite in Saturday's second leg of the Triple Crown at Pimlico. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

Published February 18, 2013

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Jockey Martin Garcia rides Conveyance (9) across the finish line to win The Southwest at Oaklawn Park on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010. (The Sentinel-Record/Mara Kuhn)

Published February 18, 2013

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --02/16/2013-- Ray Ray Dunwoodie, age 4 from Rogers, plays with his transformers while waiting for the start of the Razorback baseball game Sunday afternoon in the Hog Pen at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. The Razorbacks finished up game three of their season opening series against the Western Illinois Leathernecks.

Published February 18, 2013

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FILE - In this June 26, 2012 file photo, actor Charlie Sheen attends the FX Summer Comedies Party at Lure in Los Angeles. The actor wired $10,000 to teenager Teagan Marti and her family on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, for a therapy dog to help in her rehabilitation from injuries sustained when she plummeted 100-feet from a Wisconsin amusement park ride in 2010. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP, File)

Published February 18, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette --2/17/2013-- Aila Garden, left, gives her mother Jordan Garden a good luck kiss backstage before performing a Spanish Web Aerial Acrobatic act with Katya Fedunova, top left, as twelve-year-old contortionist Juliet Carballo, right, prepares to enter the stage during the Piccadilly Circus on Sunday at Barton Colliseum in Little Rock.

Published February 18, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette --2/17/2013-- Kadysh Kambarov prepares to enter the circus ring to perform a horse riding act with other family members in the Kambarov Riders during the Piccadilly Circus on Sunday at Barton Colliseum in Little Rock.

Published February 18, 2013

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Pakistani Shiite Muslims in Islamabad on Sunday condemn Saturday’s blast at a produce market in the city of Quetta.

Published February 18, 2013

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Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul had 20 points and 15 assists to earn MVP honors in the Western Conference’s 143-138 victory over the Eastern Conference on Sunday.

Published February 18, 2013

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NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers Danica Patrick (left) and Mark Martin (Batesville) talk on pit row after their qualifying runs Sunday at Daytona. Patrick became the first woman to claim the pole at Daytona, while Martin checked in at 28th. Only the front row was set Sunday. Qualifying races continue Thursday.

Published February 18, 2013

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Right-wing opposition leader and presidential candidate Nicos Anastasiades votes with his grandchildren and wife Andriana, in the Presidential election in southern port city of Limassol, Cyprus, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. Cypriots are voting for a new president amid a financial crisis in which the country needs a rescue package from international creditors to stave off bankruptcy. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

Published February 18, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Jack and Kaye Eshelman and Nancy Cunningham, all of Rogers, get some help from Rachel Diersen, a park interpreter, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, as Diersen leads a birding hike at Hobbs State Park and Conservation Area in Rogers.

Published February 18, 2013

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STAFF PHOTO FLIP PUTTHOFF Rosa Vega and her father, Serafin Vega. cook Wednesday Jan. 30 2013 one of the restaurant's trademark home-cooked Mexican dishes at Taqueria Vega.

Published February 18, 2013

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East Team's LeBron James of the Miami Heat is defended by West Team's Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Published February 18, 2013

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12/22/12 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON Arkansas' Coty Clarke sails towards the basket in the second half against Alabama A&M's Saturday night at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock.

Published February 18, 2013

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NBA Commissioner David Stern listens to a question at a news conference during NBA All-Star Saturday Night basketball in Houston on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Published February 18, 2013

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai addresses military officers in Kabul on Saturday.

Published February 18, 2013

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Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (center) heads the weekly Cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on Sunday.

Published February 18, 2013

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Danica Patrick displays the flag after winning the pole during qualifying for the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Patrick won the pole, becoming the first woman to secure the top spot for any Sprint Cup race. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

Published February 18, 2013

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Danica Patrick stands by her car on pit road after qualifying for the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Patrick won the pole, becoming the first woman to secure the top spot for any Sprint Cup race. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

Published February 18, 2013

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --02/17/2013-- University of Arkansas catcher Jean Ramirez tries to tag out Western Illinois baserunner Erik Maki as the throw from the outfield hits Maki in the back as he scores a run in the 4th inning of Sunday afternoons game at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 18, 2013

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FILE - These July 2008 file photos Freddie Mac headquarters in McLean, Va., and Fannie Mae headquarters in Washington. President Barack Obama sang the praises in his State of the Union speech of a bill to help more homeowners with mortgages backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac take advantage of low interest rates and refinance their mortgages. But while the bill could gain traction in the Democratic-controlled Senate, it faces a rough road in the GOP-run House, where many Republicans favor scaling back the government's role in the housing market to boost the economy. Similar versions of the measure died in the House and Senate's lame duck sessions in 2012. (AP Photo/File)

Published February 18, 2013

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U.S. Marine General Joseph F. Dunford, left, attends a change of command ceremony at the ISAF headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. Dunford takes charge at a critical time for President Barack Obama and the military as foreign combat forces prepare to withdraw by the end of 2014. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini, Pool)

Published February 18, 2013

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Pope Benedict XVI acknowledges a cheering crowd of faithful and pilgrims during the Angelus prayer from the window of his apartments Sunday at the Vatican.

Published February 18, 2013

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Missouri's Alex Oriakhi, top, attempts to rebound against Arkansas' Coty Clarke (4) during the second half an NCAA college basketball game in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday Feb. 16, 2013. Arkansas defeated Missouri 73-71. (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson)

Published February 17, 2013

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Arkansas pitcher Trent Daniel fires a pitch in the second inning of Sunday afternoon's game against Western Illinois at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 17, 2013

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Arkansas' Dominique Wilson tries to get past the Missouri defenders in the second half of Sunday afternoon's game at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published February 17, 2013

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In this undated file photo, country singer Mindy McCready performs in Nashville, Tenn. McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. She was 37.

Published February 17, 2013

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Arkansas catcher Jean Ramirez tries to tag out Western Illinois base runner Erik Maki during the fourth inning of Sunday afternoon's game at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. Maki scored on the play.

Published February 17, 2013

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Danica Patrick walks from her hauler to her garage during practice for the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Published February 17, 2013

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Chili with a Kick

Published February 17, 2013

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John Deering Editorial Cartoon 2/17/13

Published February 17, 2013

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Faithful gather to listen to pope Benedict XVI's Angelus prayer in St. Peter's square at the Vatican, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. Pope Benedict XVI blessed the faithful from his window overlooking St. Peter's Square for the first time since announcing his resignation, cheered by an emotional crowd of tens of thousands of well-wishers from around the world.

Published February 17, 2013

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Iraqis inspect the scene of a car bomb attack in the Ameen neighborhood in eastern Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded within minutes of each other as Iraqis were out shopping in and around Baghdad on Sunday, killing and wounding scores of people, police said.

Published February 17, 2013

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Local residents survey a damaged market caused by Saturday's bombing in Quetta, Pakistan on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. The death toll from the horrific bombing that tore through the crowded vegetable market in a mostly Shiite Muslim neighborhood of southwestern Pakistan climbed to 81 with many of the severely wounded dying overnight, a Pakistani police official said Sunday.

Published February 17, 2013

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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2013, file photo Republican Chuck Hagel, a former two-term GOP senator from Nebraska and President Obama's choice for Defense Secretary, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. A Senate panel on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, abruptly postponed a vote on Chuck Hagel's nomination to be defense secretary amid Republican demands for more information from President Barack Obama's nominee about his paid speeches and business dealings.

Published February 17, 2013

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2013 Chocolate Fantasy Ball at the Peabody Hotel.

Published February 17, 2013

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Bicycle polo enthusiast Brian Broussard, “Mr. Zebra,” at SoMa’s Mardi Gras parade along Main Street in Little Rock

Published February 17, 2013

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The Grand Place, Brussels’ main square, is a beautiful blend of historic guild houses, public open space, and an ever-changing people scene.

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Fans of Beitar Jerusalem cheer their team during the game against Sakhnin.

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Callie is our Pet of the Week. She is an adult British shorthair mix.

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Bill Haas reacts to a missed birdie putt on the sixth green during the third round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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Danica Patrick speaks with reporters during NASCAR media day at Daytona International Speedway, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BOBBY AMPEZZAN —2-12-13 — Fenton for 2/17/13

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Elendle and Miriam Buck

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don nixon Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame inductee

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ADG illustration by John deering founding fathers who they would deport

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"American Isis" by Carl Rollyson

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Dan Stevens stars as Matthew Crawley in PBS’ Downton Abbey. Season 3 ends today at 9 p.m.

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Internationally acclaimed country blues and jazz musician and guitar teacher John Miller will present a lecture on music as well as a concert during a visit to University of the Ozarks on Feb. 20-21 as part of the university's 2012-2013 Walton Arts & Ideas Series.

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Edward Weston, American, 1886–1958 Garden Chair, Autumn, Pennsylvania 1941 Photograph, gelatin silver print

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8) Installation of original trunks and suitcases used by Japanese American imprisoned as a result of Executive Order 9066 dimensions variable Courtesy of the Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego Photo credit: Kevin J. Miyazaki

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The crew of the USS Monitor sit on the deck of the ship in this undated photograph. The ship sank off the North Carolina coast on Dec. 31, 1862. The remains of two Yankee sailors found in the ship’s turret will be buried on March 8, 2013, at Arlington Cemetery. Their identifies are not known. Illustrates MONITOR-BURIAL (category a), by Michael E. Ruane, (c) The Washington Post. Moved Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. (MUST CREDIT: Library of Congress)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --2/16/13-- Clavin Borel rides Analytic on Saturday at Oaklawn Park during his first day of the 2013 season after suffering a hand injury. Borel got his 5,000th career win aboard Hezunsual on Thursday afternoon.

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Asa Hutchinson, a candidate for governor of Arkansas, told about 100 people Saturday in Rogers that he supports “reasonable restriction” of fi rearms.

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Sarah Ann Newman

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NWA Media/JASON IVESTER Doug Kidd of Tontitown details various Civil War weaponry during a presentation on Satuday, Feb. 16, 2013, inside the Rogers Histrorical Museum Education Annex. Kidd and Paul Dolle (cq) jointly delivered a presentation called Civil War Secrets of Osage Springs for about 50 in attendance.

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STAFF PHOTO FLIP PUTTHOFF Rosa Vega and her father, Serafin Vega. cook Wednesday Jan. 30 2013 one of the restaurant's trademark home-cooked Mexican dishes at Taqueria Vega.

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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2013 file photo,†Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher A.J. Burnett throws to a teammate during a baseball spring training workout in Bradenton, Fla. At 36, he's found a home with the Pittsburgh Pirates, where his leadership and swagger have turned him into the svengali of a young pitching staff eager to win. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

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FILE - This April 26, 2010, file photo shows Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews in action against the Nashville Predators in the second period of a first-round NHL Western Conference hockey playoff game, in Nashville, Tenn. The Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews and the Flyers' Mike Richards won Olympic gold together earlier this year. Now they're opposing one another in the Stanley Cup finals. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

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Special to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette -- 02/13/2012 -- Venita McCellon-Allen, president of Southwestern Electric Power Co.

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ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, FEB. 17, 2013 AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2008 file photo, a man walks past a satellite dish station in El Sombrero, Venezuela. The Venezuelan government said a satellite developed and launched in China for Venezuela will guarantee the South American country's autonomy in telecommunications. Chinese money is breathing life into government infrastructure projects that otherwise might have died for lack of financing. (AP Photo/Howard Yanes, File)

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In this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, photo, US Airways jets are parked at their gates at the Charlotte/Douglas International airport in Charlotte, N.C. Patched together from several scrappy regional carriers on the brink of bankruptcy, US Airways has often been ridiculed within the aviation industry and remains a perennial afterthought among travelers. But it hopes to shed that image by merging with the larger American Airlines, in a deal which will catapult the two to the top of the industry. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

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Martha and OJ Gandy

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Justice League of America Arkansas flag on cover.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - Dr. Jerome Sherman is a pioneer in the science of cryo-preservation of sperm for later insemination. 020813

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Franke and Bobbie Highfill

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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2013 file photo, a US Airways jet taxis past an American Airlines jet parked at the gate at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. The merger of US Airways and American Airlines has given birth to a mega airline with more passengers than any other in the world. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic,Tom Tinkle, File) MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT;

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Margaret Ann Switlik

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Mark Alpert Extinction

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The national touring cast of Hair comes to Fayetteville this weekend for three performances at Walton Arts Center.

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The Loretta Young Show: Best of the Complete Series — 100th Birthday Edition

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/11/13 -- Top 6 House. 32 Bronte Ct.

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Kelly Rowland arrives at the 55th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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Adele arrives at the 55th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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Jockey Robby Albarado guides Don't Tell Sophia to victory in the Bayakoa Stakes at Oaklawn Park Saturday, February 16, 2013. (The Sentinel-Record/Richard Rasmussen)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - Ann Wagner with the "Leaves of Grass" photos 020713

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Ann and Jim Bryan

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Joyce and Frank Ray on their wedding day, Jan. 10, 1948

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ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, FEB. 17, 2013 AND THEREAFTER - This Jan. 12, 2013 photo released by Baha Mar shows construction of the Baha Mar resort on the beach on New Providence island, Bahamas. The project will add thousands of hotel rooms not far from the islands’ biggest resort, the Atlantis. Baha Mar has opened sales offices all over Asia to promote and presell hundreds of pricey condos, hoping to imprint new travel habits on a continent that’s traditionally spent beach vacations in Southeast Asia. It is also working with the Bahamian government to open more consular offices in China to issue visas. (AP Photo/Baha Mar, Jeong Ku Hwang)

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"The Teleportation Accident" by Ned Beauman

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Nina and Richard Thompson

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai addesses military officers in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Saturday he plans to issue a decree banning Afghan security forces from asking international troops to carry out airstrikes under ``any circumstances.” The announcement came amid anger over a joint Afghan-NATO operation this week that Afghan officials said killed 10 civilians, including women and children, in northeast Kunar province.(AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --10/13/10-- US Senate candidate John Boozman debates Wednesday at UCA.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND--08/21/09-- Arthur Boutiette, director of the state Disability Determination for Social Security Administration, asks the Legislative Council Friday at the Capitol for its OK to receive federal dollars to expand his agency’s operation. Arkansas will get 150 new jobs, courtesy of $9 million in federal funds, to process other states’ disability claims, legislators learned Friday.

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A model of a military-style drone sits Thursday outside the Alameda County Administration Building in Oakland, Calif., before a hearing on the county sheriff’s plan to acquire a drone for aerial surveillance.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --02/16/13-- Kim Berg, of Stuttgart, offers her son Ty, 4, a bite of green chili at the Big Red Charitable Foundation's Chili with a Kick event at Dickey Stephens Park in North Little Rock Saturday. The event benefits the Youth Home.

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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2011 file photo, actor Ryan O'Neal speaks at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, in Washington, during a ceremony where objects from the private collection of Farrah Fawcett's estate were donated. An appeals court in Los Angeles ruled Thursday Feb. 14, 2013, that O'Neal can pursue a defamation claim against a man who claimed the actor stole a portrait of the late Farrah Fawcett that was created by Andy Warhol. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

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FILE - In this April 25, 2012 file photo provided by Crook Publicity, Australian billionaire Clive Palmer poses in front of an artist impression of the Titanic ll at MGM Studios in Los Angeles, Ca. The Australian billionaire who's planning to build a high-tech replica of the Titanic at a Chinese shipyard has received an "overwhelming" response from people who want to be the first paying passengers. Representatives for Clive Palmer, who in April announced a preliminary agreement with state-owned Chinese company CSC Jinling Shipyard to build Titanic II, said Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 that his shipping company has received inquiries from people in the U.S., Britain, Asia and South America. (AP Photo/Crook Publicity, File) EDITORIAL USE ONLY

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An eagle snatches a fish from Lake Manawa, Iowa, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. Many eagles have flocked to Lake Manawa where ice-free patches provide them with areas to hunt. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

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Hindu devotees walk in the rain at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, during Maha Kumbh festival, in Allahabad, India, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. Heavy rainfall since Friday has created chaos around the Sangam, where millions of Hindu pilgrims have been attending the Maha Kumbh festival, which is one of the world's largest religious gatherings that lasts 55 days and falls every 12 years. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --02/16/13-- Krista Newman (left) puts herb seeds into a little bag for Sara McEntire, both of Conway, at the Seed Swap in the Christ Episcopal Church, 509 Scott St., in Little Rock Saturday. Newman, a University of Central Arkansas student, is with the school's Conserving Arkansas' Agricultural Heritage project thats objective is to protect and promote heirloom varities of plants native to Arkansas.

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Donald Barber of Oak Grove waits for a catfish to bite Thursday below the hydroelectric plant at Cook's Landing in North Little Rock.

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handout photo for Style 4/11/00 The Clash (left to right) Joe Strummer, Paul Simonon, Topper Headon and MIck Jones

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2/16/13 Special to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KELSEY B. THORNTON Lydia White (right) instructs Katherine Dolan during a beginners crochet workshop at the Plantation Agricultural Museum in Scott Saturday.

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2/16/13 Special to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KELSEY B. THORNTON --Max Mobly (left) and his brother Benny play around with gourds during a workshop about how they were used by Native Americans at Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park in Scott Saturday.

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In this photo released by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Benedict XVI meets with Italian Premier Mario Monti during a private audience at the Vatican, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. The Vatican is raising the possibility that the conclave to elect the next pope might start earlier than March 15, the earliest date possible under current rules that require a 15-20 day waiting period after the papacy becomes vacant. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho)

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A vehicle, left, waits to be towed after snow and poor road conditions caused it to crash on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, southbound on the Lodge between Michigan Avenue and Bagley Street in downtown Detroit. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Jarrad Henderson) NO SALES. DETROIT NEWS OUT.

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Special the the Arkansas Democrat Gazette/MATT JOHNSON - 02-16-2013 - UALR forward Michael Javes drives to the basket during first-half action against Middle Tennessee on February 16, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Arkansas starter Barrett Astin delivers a pitch Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, during the second inning of the Hogs' win over Western Illinois at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

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NWA Media/JASON IVESTER Lisa Summey (cq) with Brightwater Memorial United Methodist Church serves a chili sample to a patron on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, inside the Northeast Benton County Community Center in Garfield. Visitors sampled chili from 16 cookers during the ninth annual NEBCO Chili Cook-off which benefits the fire department.

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Arkansas' Joe Serrano (10) is congratulated at the plate by Brett McAfee after scoring a run and recording and RBI Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, during the sixth inning of the Hogs' win over Western Illinois at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --02/16/2013-- Beck Thorne, age 3 from Prairie Grove get a little help from his parents Lindsay Thorne and Jason Thorne Saturday afternoon while ice skating at the Jones Center in Springdale. Beck tried ice skating for the first time while spending the day at the Jones Center with his parents and grandparents.

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Photo submitted by Warren Schrepfer Bailey Schrepfer, 14, of Russellville killed two gadwalls on her first duck hunt while hunting with her father Warren Schrepfer Feb. 2 near Keo. Warren said that Bailey is an accomplished upland game bird hunter, with successful outings in Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.

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Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart (33) shoots over Oklahoma guard Je'lon Hornbeak (5) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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Gonzaga's Elias Harris, right, looks to shoot against San Francisco's Cole Dickerson (25) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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A local resident repairs a window broken by a shock wave from a meteor explosion in Chelyabinsk, about 1500 kilometers (930 miles) east of Moscow, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. A meteor that scientists estimate weighed 10 tons (11 tons) streaked at supersonic speed over Russia's Ural Mountains on Friday, setting off blasts that injured some 500 people and frightened countless more. (AP Photo/Boris Kaulin)

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Afghan military officers listen to President Hamid Karzai’s address Saturday in Kabul.

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/13/13 Aaron Bleidt, the head of Vantage Point Communications, describes a few pieces of the art he has at his home in Fayetteville.

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/13/13 Aaron Bleidt, the head of Vantage Point Communications, in the living room of his home in Fayetteville Wednesday morning.

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Sam Erwin-Hill for recruiting column

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/7/13 Jana Mayfield talks about Soup Sunday, a fundraiser for Arkansas Advocates. Mayfield designs and donates the table center pieces for the event.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - Dr. Jerome Sherman is a pioneer in the science of cryo-preservation of sperm for later insemination. 020813

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - Sarah Argue and Emily Stotts (right) are overseeing the VIP room at Soup Sunday. Soup Sunday is a fundraiser for Arkansas Advocates for Children and families. 013113

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/7/13 Jana Mayfield talks about Soup Sunday, a fundraiser for Arkansas Advocates. Mayfield designs and donates the table center pieces for the event.

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Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) high-fives teammate Dwyane Wade (3) as they head to the bench for a timeout during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Miami, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. James became the first player in NBA history to score 30 points and shoot at least 60 percent in six straight games as the Heat defeated the Trail Blazers 117-104. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

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A soldier puts a helmet on a boy as he tells a girl, top, to get down from the armored vehicle that is on exhibit ahead of Mexico's Armed Forces Day in the Zocalo, Mexico City, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. Mexico will celebrate the 100 anniversary of its armed forces this year, and on Feb. 19 Mexico will mark its Armed Forces Day. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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In this photo released by an official website of the Iranian supreme leader's office, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, speaks to the crowd in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. Iran's Supreme Leader said Saturday that his country is not seeking nuclear weapons, but that no world power could stop Tehran's access to an atomic bomb if it intended to build one. (AP Photo/Office of the Supreme Leader)

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A female member of the Afghan special forces takes aim during a mock house raid outside Kabul.

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Close-up of coal conveyor system at Turk Power Plant

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James Baker, D.O., has joined the medical staff of Northwest Health System practicing at Northwest Medical Plaza at Sugar Creek located at 1102 W Loews Avenue, Suite 2 in Bentonville, AR 72712.

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Stuart Benson, D.O., has joined the medical staff of Northwest Health System practicing at Northwest Medical Plaza at Sugar Creek located at 1102 W Loews Avenue, Suite 2 in Bentonville, AR 72712.

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submitted photo of Kerry Nelson gallery for 0715 nw bizmatt.

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Employee Cornel Mcleod delivers an engine to the chassis for a Ford Motor Co. F150 truck on the assembly line at the company's Dearborn Truck Plant in Dearborn, Michigan, U.S., on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Ford's Dearborn Truck Plant, a flagship of the next generation of lean and flexible facilities, is capable of building up to nine different models for three vehicle platforms, while maintaining an environmentally friendly manufacturing processes. Photographer: Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Cornel Mcleod

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Vince Camuto Colorblock halter maxi dress, $178, available at Belk

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A Malian women cheers Malian soldiers arriving in a convoy at the military base in Timbuktu, Mali, Saturday Feb. 2, 2013. French President Francois Hollande visited the fabled city for two hours, twenty days after the start of operation Serval. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

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In this Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 photo, a female member of Afghan special forces, right, searches body of a suspected woman during practicing a house raid on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghanistan's army is training female special forces to take part in night raids against insurgents despite cultural taboos as foreign combat troops take the backseat ahead of their eventual departure at the end of 2014. In a country where women traditionally are expected to stay home, their participation in the special forces is breaking new ground in ultraconservative Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Conservators work inside the USS Monitor turret on Feb. 27, 2012. A funeral is scheduled for March 8, 2013 for the remains of two Yankee sailors entombed in the turret for 140 years 40 fathoms down and 16 miles off Cape Hatteras. The turret and the remains were brought to the surface in an amazing feat of marine archaeology and engineering in 2002. Illustrates MONITOR-BURIAL (category a), by Michael E. Ruane, (c) The Washington Post. Moved Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. (MUST CREDIT: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

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NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --02/16/2013-- Volunteers (left to right) Chuck Woods, Perry Hayes and Christian Sanchez work on smoothing out a freshly cut section of trail around the south side of lake Fayetteville Saturday morning. Members of the Ozark Off Road Cyclists club are partnering with Fayetteville-based Progressive Trail Design to realign a roughly 1.3-mile section of the soft-surface (nature) trail on the south side of lake Fayetteville between Veterans Memorial Park and the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. The soft-surface trail is 5.5 miles long but will get about a mile and a half longer once the new section of trail is finished.

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A Bangladeshi activist shouts slogans during the funeral procession of blogger Rajib Haider, 30, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. Haidar had been critical of the Islamic group Jamaat-e-Islami, whose leader Abdul Quader Mollah was recently given a life sentence for his role in the killing of 381 civilians during the nation’s 1971 war for independence from Pakistan. Thousands of university students and other activists demanding his execution have accused the fundamentalist party of killing Haider last evening while he was returning home, according to news reports. (AP Photo/Pavel Rahman)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE--10/3/12-- John Selig, director of DHS.

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Rep. John Burris, R-Harrison, questions state finance officials during a meeting of the Legislative Council-Joint Budget Committee at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012. State finance said Tuesday that Arkansas' Medicaid program will face a nearly $200 million shortfall next year. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

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Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke attends the summit of financial ministers and heads of central banks of the G20 group of nations ahead of their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze)

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The building of the city;s city sports arena is damaged in after a meteorite fell near Chelyabinsk, about 1500 kilometers (930 miles) east of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. With a blinding flash and a booming shock wave, a meteor blazed across the western Siberian sky Friday and exploded with the force of 20 atomic bombs, injuring more than 1,000 people as it blasted out windows and spread panic in a city of 1 million. (AP Photo/Laura Mills)

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Available at Belk: Karen Kane Moto Jacket $188; Crochet Maxi Skirt $109; Super Soft Tank, $40

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Tennessee forward Jarnell Stokes (5) shoots over Kentucky guard Jarrod Polson (5) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee won 88-58. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, presents a gavel to Jenny Rivera during a news conference in the Red Room at the Capitol on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, in Albany, N.Y. Rivera, Cuomo's nominee to serve on the Court of Appeals, was confirmed earlier by the Senate. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE--1/4/12-- Warwick Sabin, publisher of the Oxford American magazine talks about the 20th anniversary of magazine which has moved into former Juanita's and plans to offer various activities there in future in connection with magazine and other entities.

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UALR guard Taylor Ford drives to the basket during the Trojans victory over Middle Tennessee

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE--10/3/12-- Andy Allison, director division of medical services, DHS.

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Smoke rises over a market Saturday in Quetta, Pakistan, after a bomb exploded, killing dozens and injuring scores.

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Pakistanis mourn Saturday outside a hospital in Quetta for a family member killed by a bomb at a busy market. “Look at our misery! We are helpless,” one mourner said.

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Sisters Sarah Argue and Emily Stotts are in charge of the VIP room at Soup Sunday and have recruited chef Matt Bell to make the signature soup. The event, a fundraiser for Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, is today.

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Teresa Gatton, D.O. a Family Medicine physician has recently joined the active medical staff of Northwest Health System, practicing at Northwest Family – Pea Ridge located at 189 Townsend Way, Pea Ridge, AR 72751.

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South Carolina head coach Frank Martin wipes his brow during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kentucky at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

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Anne Grippo

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Conway retailer Kicks Active Wear is the winner of the Coobie Valentine’s Day Store Window Display contest, conducted by the makers of the Coobie seamless bra.

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FORT MYERS, FL - FEBRUARY 27: Denard Span (2) of the Minnesota Twins poses during Photo Day on Monday, February 27, 2012 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/MLB Photos via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Denard Span

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/11/13 -- Top 6 House. 221 Commentry Lane

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Employees work on the assembly line at the Ford Motor Co. Dearborn Truck Plant in Dearborn, Michigan, U.S., on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Ford's Dearborn Truck Plant, a flagship of the next generation of lean and flexible facilities, is capable of building up to nine different models for three vehicle platforms, while maintaining an environmentally friendly manufacturing processes. Photographer: Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg

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Jennifer Higdon, Arkansas Symphony composer of the year

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/11/13 -- Top 6 House. 21 River Valley Road.

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Each of the 10 sculptures in Wendy Maruyama’s “Tag Project” represents a Japanese-American internment camp, including at Rohwer and Jerome in southeast Arkansas. These tags are for inmates at Rohwer.

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Wendy Maruyama of San Diego created the Arkansas Arts Center’s exhibit of wraith-like paper sculptures representing Japanese-American citizens confined in camps during World War II. Called “The Tag Project,” the 10 sculptures are made from thousands of replica identification tags. “People can see how many Americans were affected during the war,” Maruyama says, but “few people knew about it.”

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Danica Patrick removes her earplugs after a turn driving during practice for the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - "Executive Order 9066" by artist Wendy Maruyama of San Diego. 020713

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Mattel's Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror is demonstrated at the American International Toy Fair, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 in New York. An iPad uses facial tracking technology to transform into a digital mirror that invites girls to select their own makeup. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/11/13 -- Top 6 House. 1709 N. Spruce St.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE -- 2/11/13 -- Top 6 House. 14205 Clarborne Ct.

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The once secret Soviet underground submarine base on Balaklava Bay in the Ukraine is now a popular tourist attraction.

Published February 17, 2013

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While the book she wrote about her life — Adversity Builds Character — is already in print, Bertina Blair is still active writing the story of her 92 years on this planet through her church’s prison ministry, prayer lists, birthday cards for members and more.

Published February 17, 2013

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Lois Davis of Alexander titled this pastel Alone in the Crowd. Her work is among six Tri-Lakes Edition coverage area artists’ efforts to be featured in the Delta Visual Arts Show in Newport.

Published February 17, 2013

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A shotgun shell ejects from the gun of Ryan Reed of Benton as he fires at a target during a recent multi-gun match at the Benton Gun Club. While some gun owners use firearms for hunting or personal protection, the number of competition gunners in the United States is growing.

Published February 17, 2013

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Joan Hanna, left, director of the Faulkner Academy of Arts, and Kristen Sherman, a drama instructor at the academy, make plans for the upcoming young-performers production of The Wizard of Oz. Sherman will teach an eight-week musical-theater workshop beginning March 1. The show will be presented May 10-11 and May 17-18 at Antioch Baptist Church.

Published February 17, 2013

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Before Allen Dodson was named Faulkner County judge, he served six months as county attorney. “I’m just really humbled by how much support there’s been out there for me,” he said. “My first concern and goal was stability and making the transition as seamless as possible.”

Published February 17, 2013

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The Conway Senior Wellness and Activity Center has plans to move into the Agora Conference & Special Events Center on Siebenmorgen Road in Conway. A contract was signed last week to buy the building for $1.95 million, and a capital campaign will soon be announced, said Debra Robinson, executive director of the Faulkner County Senior Citizens Program.

Published February 17, 2013

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Poppies, an acrylic on canvas by Linda Gonzalez of Williford, will be displayed at the 2013 Delta Visual Arts Show on Saturday in Newport.

Published February 17, 2013

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Crystal Gray, left, works on arranging one of her songs with Darian Stribling at Blue Chair Recording Studio in Austin. Gray is an aspiring musician who regularly works with Stribling to develop her musical abilities.

Published February 17, 2013

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David Owens cuts shitake mushrooms from the logs where they are grown. Owens is co-owner of 3-Buddy’s Mushroom and Berry Farm near Searcy. The owners harvest white oak and other hardwood logs, each around 40 inches high, to grow mushrooms on through the spring, fall and early winter.

Published February 17, 2013

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Don Keaster holds his 2012 Citizen of the Year plaque, presented by the Russellville Area Chamber of Commerce at its annual banquet. Keaster, who said he “had a bug” that night, attended because he thought his son was the one being honored.

Published February 17, 2013

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Barbara and Russell Easter, left, look on as Gene Alden does their taxes during a free tax-prearation event held by the AARP at the Hughes Center in Russellville.

Published February 17, 2013

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Venison loin suits itself well to a wide variety of recipes and makes an excellent meal for breakfast, lunch or supper.

Published February 17, 2013

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Venison loin suits itself well to a wide variety of recipes and makes an excellent meal for breakfast, lunch or supper.

Published February 17, 2013

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Appearing in the Blackbird Academy of Arts’ upcoming ballet production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe are Katie Hemphill, left, who plays the part of Susan, and Melodie Moore, who plays Lucy.

Published February 17, 2013

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Nicole Stroud is director of the Ozark Foothills Literacy Project. The project uses volunteer tutors to teach reading and English language skills to residents of Fulton, Independence and Sharp counties.

Published February 17, 2013

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Arkansas freshman Dominique Wilson is averaging 14.3 points in her last three games.

Published February 16, 2013

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Stuttgart head football coach Billy Elmore said he was impressed with Arkansas' new coaching staff.

Published February 16, 2013

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Arkansas freshman Michael Qualls and Missouri senior forward Laurence Bowers get tangled up in the lane as Missouri junior guard Phil Pressey, left, takes a shot over Arkansas junior forward Marshawn Powell Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, during the second half of play in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. Qualls and Bowers received a double techincal in the game.

Published February 16, 2013

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Arkansas junior guard Kikko Haydar (20) drives to the lane as Missouri junior guard Phil Pressey defends Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, during the first half of play in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published February 16, 2013

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Missouri's Phil Pressey (1) loses the ball as he is guarded by Arkansas captain Kikko Haydar, right, during the second half an NCAA college basketball game in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. Arkansas defeated Missouri 73-71. (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson)

Published February 16, 2013

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Arkansas guard BJ Young (11) drives to the basket against Missouri's Keion Bell (5) during the Razorbacks' 73-71 win over Missouri. Young scored 18 points, including seven in the final 29 seconds. (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson)

Published February 16, 2013

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Arkansas forward Marshawn Powell celebrates with the student section following Arkansas' 73-71 win over Missouri. (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson)

Published February 16, 2013

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Arkansas sophomore guard BJ Young, right, drives along the baseline as Missouri senior Keion Bell defends Saturday in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. Young scored 18 points, including seven points in the final 29 seconds, as the Razorbacks beat Missouri 73-71.

Published February 16, 2013

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Arkansas pitcher Barrett Astin delivers a pitch Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, during the second inning of the Hogs' win over Western Illinois at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 16, 2013

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Published February 16, 2013

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Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn directs his players Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, during the third inning of the Hogs' win over Western Illinois at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 16, 2013

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Pakistani security forces take positions in a street leading to the site of a bomb blast, top left, in Quetta, Pakistan, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. A bomb ripped through a crowded vegetable market in a mostly Shiite neighborhood in a southern Pakistani city Saturday, killing scores of people in a horrific attack on the country's minority Muslim sect.

Published February 16, 2013

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Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn directs his players Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, during the third inning of the Hogs' win over Western Illinois at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 16, 2013

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Arkansas' Joe Serrano (10) is congratulated at the plate by Brett McAfee after scoring a run and recording and RBI Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, during the sixth inning of the Hogs' win over Western Illinois at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Published February 16, 2013

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Published February 16, 2013

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Passengers from the disabled Carnival Triumph cruise ship arrive by bus at the Hilton Riverside Hotel in New Orleans, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. The ship had been idled for nearly a week in the Gulf of Mexico following an engine room fire.

Published February 16, 2013

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FILE - This Feb. 7, 2013 file photo shows a bullet-damaged Los Angeles Police vehicle in Corona, Calif after suspect, former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner, shot at two LAPD officers in the vehicle who were sent to Corona to protect someone Dorner threatened in a rambling online manifesto.

Published February 16, 2013

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Pope Benedict XVI talks with Romania’s President Traian Basescu (center) and his wife, Maria, on Friday during a meeting at the Vatican.

Published February 16, 2013

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Students sit on the street outside Cuba’s embassy in Caracas, Venezuela, on Thursday to demand information about the health of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

Published February 16, 2013

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A meteor streaks across the Russian sky Friday morning, eventually exploding and reportedly injuring more than 1,000 people. This photo comes from a frame grab of a video taken with a dashboard camera on a highway from Kostanai, Kazakhstan, to Russia’s Chelyabinsk region.

Published February 16, 2013

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Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez (center) looks through a copy of Cuba’s state newspaper Granma with his daughters Maria Gabriela (left) and Rosa Virginia at an unknown location in Havana on Thursday.

Published February 16, 2013

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Oaklawn jockey Calvin Borel holds a sheet of trading card which will commemorate Borel's 5,000th.

Published February 16, 2013

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President Richard Nixon meets Elvis Presley on March 2, 1971, and gives him a framed and autographed Presidents’ Day proclamation.

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Branch Basics

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --2/15/13-- Steve Wilkinson, left, and Johnny Lawhon, center, attach a wrecker to one of two vehicles overturned in a drainage ditch after colliding on Maumelle Blvd. and Arnold Palmer Dr. on Friday morning. Both vehicles were traveling southbound on Maumelle Blvd. when they collided and swerved into the ditch.

Published February 16, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --2/15/13-- Steve Wilkinson, center, and Phil Cavanagh, top, attach a wrecker to one of two vehicles overturned in a drainage ditch after colliding on Maumelle Blvd. and Arnold Palmer Dr. on Friday morning. Both vehicles were traveling southbound on Maumelle Blvd. when they collided and swerved into the ditch.

Published February 16, 2013

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Special to the Democrat-Gazette/JANET B CARSON - A prize winning pairing of flowers and dinnerware from the 2012 Arkansas Flower & Garden Show's Arkansas Federation of Garden Clubs competition.

Published February 16, 2013

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Religious dignitaries enter Notre Dame Cathedral during a ceremony celebrating the church’s 850th anniversary. Nine new bells will be installed in the cathedral’s twin towers in March.

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Calvin Borel rides Street Sense, right, to win the 133rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. in this file photo

Published February 16, 2013

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Elaborate displays of garden furnishings created by vendors at the annual Arkansas Flower and Garden Show show visitors what might be possible in their own backyards.

Published February 16, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL 2/24/11 Chris Olsen (cq) of Botanica Gardens touches up the paint while setting up his display Thursday at the Arkansas Flower and Garden Show in Little Rock. The show begins today at 10 a.m. at the Statehouse Convention Center and continues through Sunday.

Published February 16, 2013

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Calvin Borel reacts after riding Mine That Bird to a victory in the 135th Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 2, 2009, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke)

Published February 16, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/23/12 -- Volunteer Laura Sholes of the Pulaski County Master Gardeners helps setup a booth thursday afternoon at the Arkansas Flower and Garden Show at the Statehouse Convention Center. The show begins today at 10 a.m. and continues through Sunday

Published February 16, 2013

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Bernzomatic Flexible Lighter

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NWA MEDIA/SAMANTHA BAKER Sally Ashcraft, brand manager at Tyson Foods, Inc., stands in her kitchen, her favorite personal space, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at her home in Springdale. Ashcraft said she enjoys the kitchen because she enjoys making meals and sharing wine with her husband.

Published February 16, 2013

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Renate Eubanks and Mike Fisher of Benton explore an indoor nightscape designed by River Valley Horticulture, one of many businesses that erected elaborate displays during the 2012 Arkansas Flower and Garden Show.

Published February 16, 2013

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Perry County, circa 1935 This card shows the remains of an old covered bridge over Big Maumelle Creek 25 miles west of Little Rock on unpaved Arkansas 10. Both bridges are now long gone. The creek’s name comes from the French word mamelle, meaning “beast.” Send questions or comments to Arkansas Postcard Past, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, Ark. 72203.

Published February 16, 2013

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yellow holly

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --02-15-2013-- Crews with Kesser International Inc. haul tons of limestone to a slope stabilization site about a mile south of the Bobby Hubbard Tunnel on Interstate 540. The site is one of four in the area Kesser was contracted to repair by the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. The work, which began in October 2012, is slated to be complete by late spring.

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Aloksak

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An autoworker heads toward a seat for a Titan pickup at Nissan’s Canton, Miss., production line. U.S. factory production slowed in January, the Federal Reserve said.

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Big Lute, a 3-year-old colt, will make his second career start in the Grade III Southwest Stakes Monday. Big Lute won his debut by 4 3/4 lengths on Feb. 1, covering 6 furlongs in 1:10.43.

Published February 16, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEVE KEESEE 2/19/09 State Sen. Sharon Trusty, R-Russellville, waves to supporters of her bill, SB154, that bans the sell of novelty lighters, in the Senate gallery Thursday after the bill's passage.

Published February 16, 2013

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Denver Peacock

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE 3/8/11 UALR's head coach Steve Shields shouts to the team in the final minutes of their 64-63 upset over North Texas in the men's final in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament held Tuesday at the Summit Arena in Hot Springs. UALR will head to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in more than 20 years.

Published February 16, 2013

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Swedish golfer Fredrik Jacobson shot a 6-under-par 65 on Friday to share the second-round lead with Sang-Moon Bae at the PGA Tour’s Northern Trust Open in Los Angeles.

Published February 16, 2013

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Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona speaks to reporters during spring training baseball in Goodyear, Ariz., Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Published February 16, 2013

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FILE - In this 2012 file photo, Green Bay Packers' Charles Woodson poses for a photo. The Green Bay Packers have informed 36-year-old defensive back Woodson he will be released with two years left on his contract. NFL.com first reported the move on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, and it was confirmed by The Associated Press with Carl Poston, Woodson's agent. (AP Photo/File)

Published February 16, 2013

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Serena Williams of the United States poses with a trophy given to her by the WTA Tour after the 31-year-old American reclaimed the world number one ranking following her WTA Qatar Open tennis quarter-final match against Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova in the Qatari capital, Doha on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

Published February 16, 2013

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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, file photo, Gold medalist South Africa's Oscar Pistorius poses with his medal during the ceremony after winning the men's 400 meters T44 category final during the athletics competition at the 2012 Paralympics, in London. Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has been arrested after a 30-year-old woman was shot dead at his home in South Africa. Police say Pistorius, a double-amputee known as "Blade Runner," was taken into custody after the shooting early Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at his home in a gated complex in the country's capital. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

Published February 16, 2013

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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2012 file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell smiles during a news conference after the NFL owners meeting in Irving, Texas. Roger Goodell was paid $29.49 million by NFL owners in 2011, nearly triple his compensation from the previous year. Goodell earned $11.6 million in 2010. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

Published February 16, 2013

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Crews with Kesser International Inc. haul tons of limestone to a slope stabilization site about a mile south of the Bobby Hopper Tunnel on Interstate 540. The site is one of four in the area that the state Highway and Transportation Department contracted Kesser to repair. The work, which began in October, is scheduled to be completed by late spring.

Published February 16, 2013

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Little Rock Hall’s Gregg Easter (middle) drives to the basket between Russellville defenders Jalen Curtis (11) and Dakota Young during the Warriors’ 82-44 victory over the Cyclones on Friday at Cirks Arena in Little Rock.

Published February 16, 2013

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Glen Kessler, a trader with Raven Securities Corp., works Friday on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The stock indexes ended the week with a day of slight losses.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RYAN MCGEENEY --02-15-2013-- Crews with Kesser International Inc. haul tons of limestone to a slope stabilization site about a mile south of the Bobby Hubbard Tunnel on Interstate 540. The site is one of four in the area Kesser was contracted to repair by the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. The work, which began in October 2012, is slated to be complete by late spring.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --2/15/13-- A cyclist rides under the Junction Bridge Friday afternoon in North Little Rock Riverfront Park.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --2/15/13-- Pine Forest kindergarteners Sarah Bailes, left, and Madeline Staffford race towards a giant soccer ball during a PE class. The students used the ball in various class exercises aimed at stability, balance, sportsmanship and memory.

Published February 16, 2013

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Special to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette -- 02/15/2012 -- J. Timothy Cloyd, Ph.D. President and Professor of Politics, Hendrix College

Published February 16, 2013

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FILE - This Nov. 4, 2012 shows singer Stevie Wonder performing at a campaign event for President Obama at the Fifth Third Arena on the University of Cincinnati campus in Cincinnati. President Obama released an official playlist through the digital music service Spotify on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2013. The list includes songs by Stevie Wonder, Beyonce, John Legend, Usher, fun. and other acts set to perform during various inauguration events. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Published February 16, 2013

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --02/15/13-- William Cravens (left to right), Tommy Boyer and Bob Coleman, standing in for his deceased father W.C. "Buddy" Coleman, Jr., are three of the four inductess, Frank Fletcher, Jr., the fourth inductee was not present, into the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame. They were at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock Friday evening.

Published February 16, 2013

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NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE Instructor Suzie Jenkins, left, helps Gwen Williams as she attempts to learn how to tie a surgeon's knot Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, while participating in a beading class sponsored by the University of Arkansas Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the Center for Continuing Education in Fayetteville. The institute is meant for adults over 50 to study cultural and intellectual topics led by current and retired UA faculty members and local experts.

Published February 16, 2013

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NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 2/14/13 Lincoln High School sophomores Holly Elvins (left to right) and Gabriella Biles continue to work Thursday afternoon in the library. The high school hosted a "Meeting of the Minds" Day and provided ti