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August 23rd

Celebrity waiter event set for today

August 23, 2013

Relay For Life of Saline County will host its fourth annual Celebrity Waiter fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Larry’s Pizza, located off Arkansas 5 in Bryant.
Donations and tips given to waiters throughout the evening will benefit the 2013 Relay For Life event, the American Cancer Society’s largest annual fundraiser.

Inmate who escaped from Ark. jail captured in Fla.

August 23, 2013

HOT SPRINGS — Authorities say an inmate who escaped from a central Arkansas jail last month has been recaptured in the Florida Panhandle.

The Garland County Sheriff's Office said Friday that Derrick Estell was in custody in Florida.

Sheriff's Deputy Scott Hinojosa says Estell had escaped the agency's custody on July 28 with help from Tamara Upshaw and others after returning from the Arkansas Department of Correction for a court appearance.

Investigators in Arkansas say they learned of Estell and Upshaw's whereabouts and worked with authorities in Florida to have them recaptured.

Soldier guilty of murder for Fort Hood shootings

August 23, 2013

FORT HOOD, Texas — Army Maj. Nidal Hasan was convicted Friday in the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, a shocking assault against American troops at home by one of their own who said he opened fire on fellow soldiers to protect Muslim insurgents abroad.

The Army psychiatrist acknowledged carrying out the attack in a crowded waiting room where unarmed troops were making final preparations to deploy to Afghanistan and Iraq. Thirteen people were killed and more than 30 wounded.

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