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Morrisville Fire asks residents to approve tax levy If voters approve the tax, it will help fund improvements to the 4 stations in Morrisville. Voting is on April 7, 2015. For more information and to see how much your tax would be year, there is a tax calculator on the Morrisville Fire website. click here ...

Greene county jail inmate dies one day after apparent suicide attempt The Greene County Sheriff says an inmate is dead after jail staff found him on his bed with a bed sheet around his neck. Matthew Davenport, 39, had been in the jail  less than a week on a charge of domestic assault. Authorities found him during the apparent suicide attempt Tuesday. They say jail staff were able to resuscitate Davenport and he went to the ...

Arkansas House advances bill to help restart executions Arkansas House members have endorsed a bill aimed at helping restart executions in the state by allowing different drugs to be used in lethal injections and shielding the drugs' source. Lawmakers advanced the bill to the Senate Thursday in a 73-3 vote. It would allow the Department of Correction to either use a barbiturate or a combination of three drugs for executions. The agency would also ...

Rate adjustments saving CU customers a little money each month Electric customers of City Utilities can expect to pay approximately $1.00 less for service during the months of April through September 2015, compared to the same period last year. The decrease is due to reduced fuel costs and lower purchased energy costs, and is based on average residential usage. The adjustment is part of the normal approval process that ensures estimated fuel costs used to produce ...

Bruner convicted of murder in Joplin movie theater shooting After three hours of deliberation, a jury found Jeffrey Bruner guilty of first-degree murder and armed criminal action for shooting and killing a Missouri Southern State University football coach outside of a movie theater in 2013. Bruner shot and killed Derek Moore while Moore was on a date with Bruner's estranged wife.  Bruner confronted the pair outside the theater and opened fire.  Officers on the scene ...

You can recycle documents, electronics Friday, Saturday; old tires on April 4 Just in time for spring cleaning, you can gather up unwanted personal documents and electronics and get rid of them securely on Friday on Saturday. Keep tabs on your digital footprint. The Computer Recycling Center. 528 N. Prince Lane, north of East Chestnut Expressway, is teaming up with CU Community Credit Union and AARP for Fraud Prevention Day on Saturday.  You can swing by to protect ...

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Notre Dame races by Wichita State 81-70 for Elite Eight spot
Notre Dame's Bonzie Colson celebrates after Notre Dame's 81-70 win over Wichita State in a college basketball game in the NCAA men's tournament regional semifinals, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Aaron Josefczyk)CLEVELAND (AP) — Momentum sagging and Wichita State surging, Mike Brey called time out and offered his Notre Dame players a reminder.

Filing: Teen says mom killed her siblings found in freezer
Mitchelle Blair stands during her video arraignment at the 36th District Court, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Detroit. The Detroit woman charged with child abuse after the bodies of two of her children were found in her home freezer has been ordered to stay in jail Thursday unless she can post a $1 million bond. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Jose Juarez ) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUTDETROIT (AP) — A teenager told authorities that her mother killed two siblings and forced her to put one of the bodies in the freezer of their Detroit home where both were found by an eviction crew.

Watchdog report faults DEA handling of sex party allegations
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal watchdog on Thursday faulted the Drug Enforcement Administration over allegations that agents attended sex parties with prostitutes on government-leased property while stationed overseas.

Sharapova loses opening match at Miami Open to Gavrilova
Maria Sharapova of Russia, returns a shot from Daria Gavrilova of Russia, at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Maria Sharapova is 0-5 in Key Biscayne finals. This year her loss came at the start.

The $50 device that symbolizes a shift in North Korea
A photo illustration shows a Chinese-made portable dvd player, which North Koreans call "Notel", in SeoulBy James Pearson SEOUL (Reuters) - A $50 portable media player is providing many North Koreans a window to the outside world despite the government's efforts to keep its people isolated - a symbol of change in one of the world's most repressed societies. By some estimates, up to half of all urban North Korean households have an easily concealed "notel", a small portable media player used to watch DVDs or content stored on USB sticks that can be easily smuggled into the country and passed hand to hand. People are exchanging South Korean soaps, pop music, Hollywood films and news programs, all of which are expressly prohibited by the Pyongyang regime, according to North Korean defectors, activists and recent visitors to the isolated country. "The North Korean government takes their national ideology extremely seriously, so the spread of all this media that competes with their propaganda is a big and growing problem for them," said Sokeel Park of Liberty in North Korea (LiNK), an organization that works with defectors.