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Arkansas opens 2015 at home against UTEP Arkansas is back in the Associated Press Top 25 for the first time since 2012 and looks to pick up right where a successful end to the 2014 season left off. The Razorbacks return 16 starters, including nine on an offense that will rely on improvements from senior quarterback Brandon Allen under new offensive coordinator Dan Enos and its physical, pounding run game. "He has been very ...

Most stay dry this weekend While most of the area will by muggy and hot this weekend a few places will get a pop-up showers. Highs will make it into the lower 90s. ...

Late Missouri trooper eulogized as Christian, ethical A 25-year-old Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper killed last week in an on-duty crash is being remembered as a dedicated law enforcer guided by his spirituality. Hundreds of mourners who attended Friday's services for James Bava in the St. Louis suburb of Dardenne Prairie included Gov. Jay Nixon and dozens of fellow state troopers. The patrol has said Bava died in the single-vehicle crash Aug. 28 after ...

Consumer Reports: Best toilet paper Consumer Reports’ latest tests covered 21 different kinds of toilet paper. Not all lived up to the claims on their packaging. Scott Extra Soft wasn’t one of the softest. But it did do the best in the test that measures how fast toilet paper disintegrates. And that’s important if you have trouble with plumbing that clogs or with your septic system. If that’s your house, Scott ...

Doctor suggests convicted killer Glenn Miller has only few years to live An expert says the man convicted of killing three people at separate Jewish sites in Kansas will live only five to six more years.   Jurors are hearing testimony before deciding whether Glenn Miller of Marionville, Mo., should be sentenced to death or life in prison for the shootings in April 2014.   Miller, 74, an avowed white supremacist, has represented himself at trial. On Friday, he called Dr. ...

Contractor soon begins 9-month bridge rehab at Kimberling City Drivers should plan for delays and backups on the Missouri 13 bridge over Table Rock Lake for the next nine months, starting on Tuesday, Sept. 8.  That's when a rehabilitation project begins. The Missouri Department of Transportation says drivers should anticipate up to a six-minute wait to cross the bridge as contractor crews remove the bridge deck or driving surface, one-half at a time.  Temporary traffic ...

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Four Syrians formally charged in Turkey over boat deaths: police chief
A Turkish court remanded in custody four Syrians on Friday after a prosecutor charged them over the deaths of at least 12 people, including a 3-year-old boy, whose boat capsized as they tried to reach the Greek island of Kos, a local police chief told Reuters. Prosecutors charged the Syrians with smuggling migrants and causing multiple deaths by "conscious negligence" in connection with the drowning of the group after it set off from the Turkish resort peninsula of Bodrum. The picture of the drowned boy washed up on the beach in Turkey swept across social media and sparked outrage at the perceived inaction by developed countries to address the migrant crisis.

Benghazi panel questions Clinton aide amid public spat
Former Hillary Clinton aide, during her tenure as Secretary of State, Jake Sullivan arrives to be interviewed before a House panel on the Benghazi investigation on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. Sullivan, a former policy director and deputy chief of staff at the State Department, will be questioned Friday in what is expected to be a daylong session.(AP Photo/Cliff Owen)WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior member of Hillary Rodham Clinton's inner circle testified Friday before a House panel investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Libya as a nasty spat erupted between a Republican staffer and a Democratic lawmaker who insists it's time for the committee to disband.

U.N.-backed anti-graft body to probe ex-Guatemala leader's assets
By Enrique Pretel GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Enough documentary evidence exists to prove former Guatemalan President Otto Perez's involvement in a corruption scandal, the head of a powerful U.N.-backed anti-graft body which helped topple the leader and will scrutinize his wealth said. Perez, 64, resigned as president and was jailed on Thursday while a judge weighs charging him in a corruption scandal that gutted his government and plunged the country into a political crisis days before a presidential election. "We're going to investigate everything," Ivan Velasquez, head of U.N.-backed International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), said late Thursday.

Boeing names its new Apollo-style spacecraft the Starliner
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing already has the Dreamliner. Now it also has the Starliner.

Migrants set out on foot, escape train as Hungary crackdown crumbles
Three graves that were dug for the two Syrian toddlers and their mother are pictured during their funeral in the Syrian border town of KobaniBy Krisztina Than ROSZKE, Hungary (Reuters) - Migrants in Hungary, many of them Syrian refugees, broke out of a border camp, fled from a stranded train and struck out on foot for western Europe on Friday as a crackdown by the country’s right-wing government faltered in the face of overwhelming numbers.