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Suit aims at insurance companies

Major health insurance companies are accused of putting profits over patients suffering from Lyme disease in a lawsuit filed recently in a Texarkana, Texas, federal court. The suit alleges companies including Blue Cross, Kaiser and Aetna violated RICO and anti-trust laws when conspiring with physici

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-19 05:53:06

Surgeon will cover use of new technology

The CHRISTUS St. Michael Center for Joint Replacement will present a free community luncheon seminar, "Total Knee Replacement: The Latest Technology" at noon on Dec. 1 in the North Conference Center at CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System, 2600 St. Michael Drive, Texarkana, Texas. Dr. Harold Weems, or

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-18 05:01:11

Local church safety in the spotlight

Approximately 100 people attend the church security and active shooter training course Thurs-day night at the Texarkana, Texas, Police Department's training center. (Photo courtesy of Tiffany Brown) Scores of area pastors and church staff members filled the Texarkana, Texas, Police Department's tra


Court affirms sentence of Cass County man who filmed girl in shower

The 6th District Court of Appeals in Texarkana has affirmed the conviction and two-year prison sentence assessed to a Cass County man who secretly filmed his girlfriend's daughter undressing in a bathroom. Jared Wade Dee was found guilty of invasive video recording by a Cass County jury in April and


PLACE lectures slated for today and Monday

Dr. Del Doughty, dean of the College of Arts, Sciences and Education, will present "Comic Improv: The Migration of an Idea" at 11 a.m. today in University Center 326 on the A&M-Texarkana campus at 7101 University Ave., Texarkana, Texas. In his lecture, Doughty will trace the history of improvisation


Dillard's reopens its doors

Dillard's department store celebrated its grand reopening Thursday morning at Central Mall with a ribbon cutting, drawings and gift cards from $10 to $500 for the first 200 people through the door. The 42,000 foot expansion and complete remodel of the existing store allows for space to feature more


Arkansas side weighs rate hike for trash collection

The cost of garbage collection could increase for Texarkana, Ark., residents beginning next year. At its regular meeting Monday, the city Board of Directors will consider an increase of $2 per month in its residential solid waste collection fee. Richardson Waste II requested a rate increase of $1 in

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-19 05:25:58

Hearing cleans up trial record

A Texarkana woman sentenced last year to life without parole for murdering a fellow square dancer was back in Miller County, Ark., for a court hearing Friday afternoon. Virginia Ann Hyatt, 69, sat in a wheelchair as a member of the Miller County Sheriff's Office pushed her into the courtroom Friday

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-18 06:18:58

Warrant issued for witness in Ventura murder trial

A warrant was issued for a woman expected to appear as a witness in the retrial of a Ventura man accused of murder, according to Ventura County Superior Court records. The onetime girlfriend of defendant Michael Bresnak failed to appear in court Thursday as the prosecution was calling witnesses to

VCSTAR.COM - 2017-11-18 09:16:20

Oxnard checkpoint snares 8 accused of DUI

Oxnard police made eight arrests of drivers suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol at a checkpoint Friday night, authorities said. The event ran from 8 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday. Officers first set up in the southbound lanes of Ventura Road near Devonshire Drive, between Gon

VCSTAR.COM - 2017-11-19 00:09:39

Affordable housing and parking issues plague two Oxnard condo projects

A couple of condominium projects planned in Oxnard needed approval this past week and council members expressed qualms about both. On a split vote, the council approved a 50-unit townhome project on a vacant lot on the corner of Wooley Road and Harbor Boulevard. Instead of building five affordable h

VCSTAR.COM - 2017-11-19 16:07:07

Carpenters' tunes return with vinyl remasters

In AP exclusive, Richard Carpenter discusses the resurgence in popularity of the vinyl record, new Carpenters vinyl remasters, and he reflects on the enduring popularity and legacy of the music created with his late sister Karen. (Nov. 16) AP Carpenters fans have a dozen reasons to be on top of the

VCSTAR.COM - 2017-11-19 19:00:03

Guest editorial: Put security above fear or politics

In the days after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, America pursued two wars. One was a major military campaign to rout al-Qaida from Afghanistan and kill terrorists everywhere. The other was covert: a dramatically ramped-up electronic surveillance program to ferret out extremists and thwart their plots.

VCSTAR.COM - 2017-11-19 15:00:00

Labels cloud health care reality

Subscribed, but don't have a login? If the no-labels folks were running Washington, our policy-making and politics would be running smoothly, civilly and effectively. And to prove that's true, we will violate (just this once) the clickbait commandment that religiously rules our news biz these days.

VCSTAR.COM - 2017-11-19 14:00:06

Ventura Unified School District heads into mediation with unions

The Ventura Unified School District and the teacher and support staff unions are headed into mediation Monday in an attempt come to an agreement on a salary increase. The district and the unions could not come to an agreement on salary increases in early October, now a state mediator is being brough

VCSTAR.COM - 2017-11-18 15:45:02

DA says Northern California gunman's rampage wasn't random

A California man is being praised as a hero for acting as a decoy during a shooting near an elementary school. The Tehama County resident distracted the gunman and prevented him from firing any more shots. USA TODAY A gunman's attack on an elementary school during a deadly rampage in Northern Calif

VCSTAR.COM - 2017-11-19 00:00:00

Traffic shift planned on portion of Purchase Parkway near Mayfield

GRAVES COUNTY, KY - There will be a traffic shift along the Julian Carroll-Purchase Parkway/US 45 Bypass Exit 21 Interchange Friday afternoon. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says a contractor will shift southbound traffic from the old Purchase Parkway to the new alignment with the I-69 interch


Movie crew packs up, possibility for future productions is bright

GRAVES COUNTY, KY - Production crews will be shutting of their cameras, turning off their lights, and packing their bags after a month of filming in Graves County. Since mid-October, the Lodge at Emerald Waters has been home to directors, producers, technical staff, and actors of the upcoming "Star

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2017-11-18 04:24:09

Call to Calvert City residence ends in arrest of Murrayan

CALVERT CITY - The Marshall County Sheriff's Office reports that a response to a residence in Calvert City led to the arrest of a Murray woman. In a news release, the sheriff's office said Marshall Sgt. Tim Reynolds and Calvert City officer Jeff Peck responded to an address on Falcon Circle in refer

MURRAY LEDGER & TIMES - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Traffic stop leads to arrest

A Paducah man was arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop Friday morning on Oaks Road. McCracken County sheriff's deputies stopped a 2004 Mitsubishi car driven by Kevin Peck, 43, at 3:01 a.m. Deputies said Peck was driving under the influence. Peck was found with a plastic bag of suspected met

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-11-18 06:00:00