Good Thursday, Here are some stories making headlines today:

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The Texarkana Airport Authority is receiving nearly a half million dollar grant. The funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation will pay for  an environemental assessment that is required before construction can begin on a new airport terminal project.

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The Vice Mayor of Hope, in Hempstead County in Southwest Arkansas is facing a misdemeanor theft charge after authorities say he took cash from a women at a restaurant. David Johnson is set to appear in court in early October. He has been vice mayor since 1193.

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A south Arkansas man has entered a not-guilty plea to a capital murder charge after authorities say he killed a woman at the Waldo post office in July. Prosecutors have not yet said whether they plan to seek the death penalty in the case against 30 year old Williams Blackmon.

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Texarkana, Texas Police say a man severely injured in a alleged hit and run crash has now died. Authorities say Steven Davis the driver of a moped involved in the crash passed away after being airlifted to a hospital in Hot Spings, Arkansas. The driver of the other vehicle involved in the wreck was arrested at a home in Wake Village, Texas and has been charged with failure to stop and render aid which is a felony in the state of Texas.

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In Sports:

The Dallas Cowboys begin their pre-season football schedule tonight at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington against the Denver Broncos.

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