FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2014 file photo, ebola victim Dr. Kent Brantly, right, hugs a member of the medical staff that treated him, after being released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.  Brantly is scheduled to testify before a Senate panel on the Ebola crisis Tuesday afternoon on Capitol Hill in Washington.   (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight EbolaObama administration to assign 3,000 US military personnel to combat Ebola in West Africa
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This Sept. 10, 2014, photo shows a self-serve player's club kiosk at Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City N.J., disconnected and covered in dust. Trump Plaza is closing on Tuesday Sept. 16, 2014, the fourth Atlantic City casino to go out of business so far this year.(AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
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NATO and Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. A Taliban suicide car bomber targeted a foreign convoy just a couple hundred yards (meters) from the U.S. Embassy in a blast that rattled nearby neighborhoods, a police official said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Afghan suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troopsTaliban suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops in strike on convoy near US Embassy in Kabul
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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee, the first in a series of high-profile Capitol Hill hearings that will measure the president's ability to rally congressional support for President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria, in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Obama last week outlined his military plan to destroy the extremists, authorizing U.S. airstrikes inside Syria, stepping up attacks in Iraq and deploying additional American troops, with more than 1,000 now advising and assisting Iraqi security forces to counter the terrorism threat.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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Damage lines the Black Bart Trail in Redwood Valley, Calif., Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. The wildfire is one of dozens to recently rip through the state, which has been rendered tinder-dry by three years of drought according to The Press Democrat. (AP Photo/The Press Democrat, Kent Porter)
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In this image provided by Shaho Pirani ,  Shaho Pirani shoots with an automantic weapon near the village of Koya in Iraqi Kurdistan in June 2014. The Iranian Kurd living in Denmark, was on a month-long training camp for the Kurdish diaspora organized by Iranian branch of the Kurdistan Democratic Party. He joined Kurds from Norway, Switzerland and Britain for a crash-course on politics followed by weapons training. Shaho Pirani says he's just a phone call away from leaving his quiet life in Denmark and joining Kurdish forces battling against Islamic State militants in Iraq. The 30-year-old Kurd, who fled from Iran with his older brother in 1991, says he feels a moral duty to help the Peshmerga, the armed forces of the Kurdistan Regional Government, to fight the "psychopaths" of the IS group. (AP Photo/Shaho Pirani)
Kurds in Europe take up arms against IS groupNew stream of foreign fighters from Europe as Kurds take up arms against Islamic militants
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2013 file photo, Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, center, attends the opening of a picnic park in Suva, Fiji. Thousands of Fijians are eagerly awaiting their first chance to vote in nearly eight years Wednesday in an election that promises to finally restore democracy to the South Pacific nation of 900,000. Yet plenty of questions remain about how far military ruler Bainimarama has tilted the outcome in his favor. Bainimarama is running as a candidate and polls indicate his party is by far the most popular of the seven registered.  (AP Photo/Nick Perry, File)
Fijians go to polls after 8 years of military ruleFijians eager to vote after 8 years of military rule, but questions remain about regime leader
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Brazilian Paulo Pinheiro, Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry on Syria, listens to a speech after his presentation of the commission's last report on Syria at the Human Rights Session at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Pinheiro, told the U.N.'s top human rights body that the government's killing of civilians — often through the use of ubiquitous checkpoints — exceeds the crimes against civilians perpetrated by the militants and other anti-government armed groups. (AP Photo/Keystone, Salvatore Di Nolfi)
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  • Look at schools' Internet is closer

    The Legislative Council should hire telecommunications consultant CTT Inc. of North Little Rock to conduct a study of broadband access to each public school in Arkansas, after the firm submitted a bid to do the work for up to $993,780, a legislative panel decided Monday. Arkansas Online, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 04:44 AM
  • AR Panel Recommends K-12 Broadband Connectivity Study

    A legislative committee recommended Monday a North Little Rock company to assess the broadband infrastructure of every school district in the state. Lawmakers say most school districts have access to broadband, but many do not know how to effectively utilize the service in a cost-efficient manner. FOX16, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 12:30 AM
  • Behind the News

    Arkansas voters will apparently face five ballot issues in the Nov. 4 general election. That's apparently because a lawsuit has been filed questioning the legitimacy of one issue, and its outcome could affect another. Daily Record, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 09:08 PM
  • Emerson Biggina s West to add dueling pianos

    The pianos will start around 9 p.m. every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, although they'll debut Sept. 24, which is a Wednesday. The Wichita Eagle, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 02:47 PM
  • Front Porch Python Surprise

    A Little Rock, Arkansas family had an unwanted visitor on its front porch and it wasn't a solicitor. It was a 5-foot-long snake. MyHighPlains.com, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 11:32 AM
  • John Rogers Asks for Dismissal of Brace Suit

    Last month a process server caught up with North Little Rock sports memorabilia dealer John Rogers at Andre's Coffee Shop in North Little Rock. ArkansasBusiness.com, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 07:19 AM
  • Pine Bluff ponders options for old library

    Library officials in Pine Bluff know they need a new facility or a major renovation to the old one, but details on what exactly will be done remain unsettled. Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story. NWAonline, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 05:03 AM
  • Aspiring Entrepreneurs Develop Business Plans

    Local aspiring entrepreneurs have spent their weekend developing all different types of businesses hoping to make it big and help create jobs in Arkansas. LITTLE ROCK, AR.-Local aspiring entrepreneurs have spent their weekend developing all different types of businesses hoping to make it big and help create jobs in Arkansas. FOX16, Sun, Sep 14 2014 @ 08:58 PM
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