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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 meetings get underway at 5:30 with a City Budget Workshop, with a Texarkana Water Utilites Budget Workshop at 6:30, followed by the regular meeting at 7PM.
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J.W.s News Update: Friday November 18, 2011
A tragic plane crash in Arkansas.  Four people have been killed in a plane crash west of Little Rock. Among the dead is the head women's basketball coach at Oklahoma State University  Kurt Budke and assistant coach Miranda Serna. The cause of the crash is under investigation...
J.W.’s News Update: Thursday November 17, 2011
Casinos may be headed to Arkansas. Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has approved a proposed consitutional amendment to allow casinos to be built in seven Arkansas Counties, clearing the way for supporters to begin gathering signatures...
J.W.’s News Update: Wednesday November 9, 2011
A shooting in Texarkana, Texas sends two people to the hospital. Texas side police say they were called to the 3100 block Meadows Drive early today in reference to a shooting. Polics stopped a vehicle fleeing the scene and found a victim with a gunshot wound to the chin...
J.W.’s News Update: Tuesday November 8, 2011
There is a Tornado Watch in effect until 6pm this evening. Severe Thunderstorms with heavy rains, damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornados are possible across the area this afternoon and early evening.
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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 possible vote on Ward Re-districting. 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 Street just West of Texas Boulevard has been struck again, causing the street to be closed. Authorities are asking motorists in the area to slow down and pay close…
J.W.’s News Update: Tuesday November 1st, 2011
The Bowie County Texas Sheriffs race is about to heat up. Mike Landers has announced his intentions to run in the Republican Primary next spring. Landers says he will kick off his campaign with an event at Smokey Joes Restaurant in Nash, Texas on November 12th at 9 am...
J.W.’s News Update: Thursday October 27, 2011
A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for 1pm this afternoon in Texarkana, Arkansas. Ground will be broken on a Hotel/Convention Center to be built in the Crossroads Business Park, just north of Interstate 30 and east of Highway 71 (Stateline Avenue)
Texarkana, Texas has already broken ground on the…

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