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J.W.’s News Update: Monday November 28, 2011
Texarkana Texas City Council to meet tonight. The council will take up various issues, including appointing two board members to the River Bend Water District. Also during an executive session the panel will  discuss the search process and qualifications as they begin the process of hiring a ne…
J.W.’s News Update: Friday November 25, 2011
Shop, shop, shop. That is what retailers around the area hope you are doing this holiday weekend. The Black Friday Frenzy officially kicks off the Christmas Shopping Season. Retailers are hoping for at least a 3% increase over last year...
J.W.’s News Update: Wednesday November 23, 2011
Law enforcement wants you to be safe this Thanksgiving Holiday. Drive the speed limit, buckle your seat belts, make sure children are properly secured in their safety seats and don’t drink and drive.
The Triple A predicts 42.5 million people will be traveling 50 miles or better this H…
J.W.’s News Update: Tuesday November 22, 2011
3RD Quarter GDP was 2.0%. The revised figure today from the Commerce Department on the economic growth of the country in the June through September quarter. The government says businesses cut back on restocking shelves over the summer, but growth in this 4th quarter may improve is businesses forsee …
J.W.’s News Update: Monday, November 21, 2011
The Texarkana Arkansas City Board meets tonight. The meeting begins at 5:30 with a City Budget Workshop followed by a Texarkana Water Utilities Workshop at 6:30 and the regular board of directors meeting at 7pm. The public is invited to attend the open portions of tonights meetings at city hall...
J.W.’s News Update: Friday November 18, 2011
A tragic plane crash in Arkansas. Authorities say the crash west of Little Rock has claimed the lives of the Oklahoma State Womens Basketball coach and a assitant coach along with the pilot and another passenger.
Killed in the plane crash Head Basketball Coach Kurt Budke and assistant Miranda Serna..…
J.W.s News Update: Thursday November 17,2011
Casinos could be coming to Arkansas.  Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has approved the wording of a proposed consitutional amendment to allow casinos to be built in seven Arkansas counties clearing the way for supporters to gather signatures...
J.W.’s News Update: Wednesday November 15, 2011
Consumers paid less for gasoline, cars and computers last month as overall prices dropped for the 1st time since June. Inflation is easing after praices rose sharply in the spring.
The Labor Department says the consumer Price Index dropped 0...
J.W’s News Update: Thursday, November 10, 2011
Texarkana, Texas  Police have issued a safety alert. Auhtoroities are warning residents to be aware that some suspects have been filling bottles with hazardous substances and placing them at the front door of residents, ringing the door bell then fleeing before the occupant answers the door...
J.W.’s News Update: Wednesday November 9, 2011
A shooting incident in Texarkana, Texas sends two people to the hospital. Texas side police say they were sent to the 3100 block of Meadows Drive early today in reference to shots fired.  They stopped a vehicle trying to leave the scene and located a victim with a gunshot wound to the chin...
J.W.’s News Update: Monday November 7, 2011
The Texarkana Arkansas City Board of Directors meets tonight at 7pm at city hall.  On the agenda is a proposed vote on Ward redistricting in the city. The public is invited to attend the open portion of tonights meeting.
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J.W.’s News Update: Friday November 4, 2011
An underpass in Texarkana is closed following an accident. Texarkana Texas Police say the underpass support structure on West 40th just West of Texas Boulevard has been struck causing the street to be closed at the point. Authorities ask that you slow down in that area and pay close attention to det…

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