• Singer/guitarist Bob Welch dies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bob Welch, a former member of Fleetwood Mac who went on to write songs and record several hits during a solo career, died Thursday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. He was 65. Police spokesman Don Aaron said Welch’s wife …

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  • Author Ray Bradbury dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ray Bradbury imagined the future, and didn’t always like what he saw. In his books, the science fiction-fantasy master conjured a dark, depressing future where the government used fire departments to burn books in order to hold its people in ignorance …

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  • Graduate awarded

    STANDISH, Maine — Jeffery Watson, formerly of Pangburn graduated from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine with a master of science in education, according to a news release. Watson, director of clinical education in the respiratory therapy program at Jefferson College in Missouri, received the Health …

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  • Belmont announcer could make historic call

    NEW YORK — If I’ll Have Another becomes horse racing’s 12th Triple Crown winner and first in 34 years on Saturday in the Belmont Stakes, he’ll take Larry Collmus into the history books with him. The chestnut colt’s attempt to accomplish the feat will be …

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  • ‘Feud’ host Richard Dawson dies

    NEW YORK — Richard Dawson brought a saucy, unabashedly touchy-feely style to TV game shows as host of “Family Feud.” The British-born entertainer, who died Saturday at age 79 from complications related to esophageal cancer at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, earlier …

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  • Student graduates USF

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The University of Sioux Falls recently awarded 417 degrees at the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science. Among those students included Joseph R. Foley of Batesville, who was awarded a nursing degree.

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  • Guitar ‘master’ Doc Watson dies

    Doc Watson RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Doc Watson, the blind Grammy-award winning folk musician whose mountain-rooted sound was embraced by generations and whose lightning-fast style of flatpicking influenced guitarists around the world, died Tuesday at a North Carolina hospital, according to a hospital spokeswoman and …

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  • USDA plans to close Izard, Fulton offices

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday its decision to shutter Farm Service Agency offices in nine Arkansas counties including Izard and Fulton. The closures are part of the consolidations proposed in January as part of USDA’s Blueprint for Stronger Service. In all, …

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  • USS America reunion planned

    BATON ROUGE, La. — The USS America Carrier Veterans Association will hold its reunion Sept. 11 through 15 at Holiday Inn South, located at 9940 Airline Highway in Baton Rouge, La. A highlight of the reunion will be a trip to Pascagoula, Miss., for a …

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  • Protest votes show Obama displeasure

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Some presidential primary voters in Kentucky and Arkansas are taking a swipe at President Barack Obama, denying the incumbent nearly 4 out of every 10 votes cast on the Democratic side. In Kentucky’s closed primary, about 42 percent of registered Democrats who …

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  • Romney sweeps primaries

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney swept the Kentucky and Arkansas Republican presidential primaries Tuesday, inching closer to the GOP nomination he is certain to win. With no serious opposition left, the former Massachusetts governor easily won both contests. He won all 42 delegates at stake …

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  • Robin Gibb dies after long cancer battle

    LONDON (AP) — With his carefully tended hair, tight trousers and perfect harmonies, Robin Gibb, along with his brothers Maurice and Barry, defined the disco era. As part of the Bee Gees — short for the Brothers Gibb — they created dance floor classics like …

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