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March 28, 2017
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Storm damage

A series of storms passing through Columbia County on Friday night caused scattered damage and power outages around the county.

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A&P approves funding request

Multiple items were discussed and approved during the monthly Magnolia Advertising & Promotion (A&P) Commission meeting Monday afternoon in the Magnolia-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce building on West Main Street.

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Panel doesn't advance birth certificate bill

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A bill that would allow married gay couples in Arkansas to list both spouses' names on their children's birth certificates without a court order has failed to advance out of a Senate committee.

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Inmates ask judge to halt 4 double executions

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The eight Arkansas inmates scheduled for lethal injection next month are asking a federal judge to block the state's unprecedented plan to conduct four nights of double executions over a 10-day period.

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Today: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

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Register for Scout-O-Rama by April 14

Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas and the Boy Scouts of America, Caddo Area Council will come together at Scout-O-Rama for a weekend of camping, games and fun on April 21 at Spring Lake Park in Texarkana, Texas.

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Waldo racing days

Many Columbia County residents may not realize that the city of Waldo was once as large or larger than Magnolia.

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