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J.W.’s News Update: Wednesday November 23, 2011
Law enforcement wants you to be safe this Thanksgiving Holiday. Drive the speed limit, buckle your seat belts, make sure children are properly secured in their safety seats and don’t drink and drive.
The Triple A predicts 42.5 million people will be traveling 50 miles or better this H…
J.W.’s News Update: Tuesday November 22, 2011
3RD Quarter GDP was 2.0%. The revised figure today from the Commerce Department on the economic growth of the country in the June through September quarter. The government says businesses cut back on restocking shelves over the summer, but growth in this 4th quarter may improve is businesses forsee …
J.W.’s News Update: Friday November 18, 2011
A tragic plane crash in Arkansas.  The crash west of Litttle Rock has claimed the lives of the head womens basketball coach at Oklahoma State University and an assistant coach and two other unidentified people.
The coach Kurt Budke and assitant Miranda Serna are among the dead...
J.W.’s News Update: Thursday, November 17, 2011
Casinos may be coming to Arkansas. Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has approved the wording of a proposed consitutional amendment to allow casinos to be built in seven Arkansas Counties, clearing the way for supporters to begin gathering signatures...
J.W.’s News Update: Thursday November 10, 2011
Texarkana, Texas Police have issued a safety alert. Authorities say a suspect or suspects has been placing hazardous material near homes in the Pleasant Grove area of the city. Police say the person places the material then rings the doorbell and flees before the occupant opens the door...
J.W.’s News Update: Wednesday November 9, 2011
A shooting incident in Texarkana, Texas sends two people to the hospital. Texas side police say they were called to the 3100 block of Meadows Drive early this morning in refernce to a shooting. Officers stopped a vehicle leaving the scene and found a victim with a gunshot wound to the chin…
J.W.’s News Update: Tuesday, November 8, 2011
There is a Tornado Watch in effect for the  area until 6pm this evening. Severe Thunderstorms are possible, with heavy rain, damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes possible throughout the afternoon and early evening hours.
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J.W.’s News Update: Monday November 7, 2011
The Texarkana, Arkansas City Board of Directors meets tonight at 7pm at city hall. On the agenda is a possible vote on Ward Re-Districting. The public is invited to the open portion of tonights meeting.
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J.W.’s News Update: Friday November 4, 2011
An underpass in Texarkana is closed following an accident. Texarkana Texas Police says the underpass structure on West 40th street just west of Texas Boulevard has been struck again, causing the street to be closed. Authorities are asking that motorists in that area slow down and pay close attention…
J.W.’s News Update: Thursday October 27, 2011
A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for 1pm this afternoon in Texarkana, Arkansas. Ground will be broken on a Hotel/Convention Center that is to be built in the Crossroads Business Park, which is just north of Interstate 30 and east of Highway 71 (Stateline Avenue)...
J.W.’s News Update: Thursday October 20, 2011
Good Thursday, Here are some stories making headlines today:
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More arrests coming in the SW Arkansas Drug Trafficking Roundup.  At least 26 people remain at large and the FBI posted photos of them on the w…
J.W.’s News Update: Tuesday October 11, 2011
Good Tuesday, Here are some stories making headlines today:
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Unemployment assistance is available to workers in 23 Texas Counties hit by wildfires...

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