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August 29th

Arkansas lt. gov. drops out of race for Congress

August 29, 2013

LITTLE ROCK — Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Darr said Thursday that he's dropping out of the race to represent south Arkansas in Congress amid ethics questions over his campaign finance reports.

The decision came less than three weeks after Darr announced he was seeking the 4th District seat, hoping to replace incumbent Tom Cotton. Cotton, a Republican, is challenging Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor next year.

August 28th

Ongoing events in Saline County

August 28, 2013

ART DISPLAY: During the months of June and July the Saline County Library will feature the works of Benton resident and art teacher Tane Steed at Herzfeld Library in Benton. The display is located in the meeting room and is open for viewing during regular library hours.

Soldier sentenced to death for Fort Hood shooting

August 28, 2013

FORT HOOD, Texas — A military court sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death on Wednesday for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, giving the Army psychiatrist what he believed would be a path to martyrdom in the attack on unarmed fellow soldiers.

The American-born Muslim, who has said he acted to protect Islamic insurgents abroad from American aggression, never denied being the gunman. In opening statements, he acknowledged to the jury that he pulled the trigger in a crowded waiting room where troops were getting final medical checkups before deploying to Iraq and Afghanistan.

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