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Animal Shelter in Texarkana Condemns Stray Hold Building [OPINION]

Take a video tour (below) of the shelter to see why Shelter Director Charles Lokey has closed the downstairs building that houses the stray hold dogs. It's because the building is literally falling apart and is inhabitable for the animals of the shelter. This means many animals that have been at the animal shelter for an extended period of time may be euthanized because of a lack of room if they are not adopted or rescued.

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10 Southern Sayings Northerners Just Don’t Understand

Growing up in the south we're used to saying things like "y'all" which is short for "you all," a saying that if you're a northerner may sound funny to you. I've always been fascinated by certain phrases or words that northerners say are entirely different than what we say.

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Creating Leaders in Texarkana Through Youth Leadership Skills

Angela and Suki from HealthCARE Express came in this morning during the Wakeup Crew's morning show to talk about the free Klondike Leadership Academy that kicks off this Saturday.

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Mosquito Netting in tent. - Jim Weaver
Mosquito Netting in tent. - Jim Weaver
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UPDATE: Mosquito Net Bed Frame For Camp – Jim Weaver DIY

UPDATE:

The Troop 3 summer camp trip to Pioneer is over and first of all we had a blast as a Troop, probably the most fun we've ever had at a summer camp. So who's ready to hear about how the mosquito netting and frame performed? Here we go.

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HOW IT WORKS The International Space Station (1080p, 60fps) - YouTube
HOW IT WORKS The International Space Station (1080p, 60fps) - YouTube
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Life On The International Space Station

I stumbled across this video about everyday life on the International Space Station, (ISS) and the space-geek in me sprung to life. I would soooo do this is given the opportunity.

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Boxer dog Daisy running around. - YouTube
Boxer dog Daisy running around. - YouTube
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Alright Then, Who’s Ready For A ‘Fun Video Thursday?’

We know how it is, the week is really starting to get to you, you know Friday is right there, you can almost taste it. Welcome to "Fun Video Thursday," when the week has taken it's toll, and you almost can't take it anymore, we're right there with you. What you need is a good chuckle to finish you day and get you ready for Friday and ultimately the weekend.

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Catherine Yeulet
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Are You From Texarkana? Where Did You Come From Before That?

Where do you come from? I don't mean where were you born. I mean, when you break down all the elements that make you, you? Where are you and your ancestors from? We're talking DNA right? Where did all that DNA in you come from?

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Who Has The Best Full Breakfast In Texarkana?

I love breakfast. It is by far my most favorite meal of the day.

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Dutch Oven Group Demonstration In Maud Saturday

Dutch oven cooking is some of the best cooking you may ever do, that is if you know how to do it. It's really not hard and this Saturday you have a chance to come out and see how it's done in Maud, Texas.

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National Tea Day – Who Has Free Tea in Texarkana?

Lisa and I always tell what day it is along with birthdays, anniversaries and a little history at 7:15 every weekday morning, so this morning when I read it is National Tea Day, I could barely contain myself. There really is nothing better than a tall glass of ice-cold sweet tea. Well, I take that back, there is one thing better, a free tall glass of ice-cold sweet tea. There's only one problem, virtually no one know's it's National Ice Tea Day.

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Pleasant Grove Baseball Team Made Us Proud

The ending was not what the Pleasant Grove baseball team had hoped for, but they still made us proud.

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Where Are You Most Likely To See a UFO Near Texarkana?

So you're out driving late a night and you see something moving through the sky that you haven't seen before. It might be an airplane. Nope, they don't move like that. Maybe it's a helicopter? No wait, helicopters don't change direction that fast. The lights are all wrong, too. This is like nothing you've ever seen before.

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