Americans incomes are up in the latest Figures released by the U.S. Commerce Department. Figures show personal incomes rose by 0.5% in December, the most since last March. For all of 2011 inflation adjusted incomes rose just 0.9% less than the modest 1.8% growth in 2010.

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The 2011 to 2012 Duck Hunting Season in Arkansas has closed. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission says the regular duck season closed at sunset on Sunday. There will be a special youth waterfowl  hunt next Saturday and Sunday February 4th and 5th for youth hunters under the age of 16.

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In Sports:

Reports are that MLB Baseball pitcher Roy Oswalt is meeting with the Texas Rangers today. Oswalt reportedly would like to play for either the Rangers or the World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals this upcoming season.

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