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Book features local dancers

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Hot Springs National Park and three local residents, dancers Morgan Laney Smith, Baylee Badeaux and Gabi Lynn Dulaney, are featured in a new book, "Dance Across the USA," which recently won top honors in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, a news release said.

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Building permits

June 8 Hill & Cox Corp., 301 Oaklawn St., $125,000, new entrance, asphalt paving, entrance canopy, sidewalk and curb/gutter. Ordiz, 405 Delaware St., $2,000, tear off and reroof. June 11 Southpark Realty, 3907 Central Ave., $1,500, moving wall and sink to make restrooms ADA compliant. June 12 Tina Breshears, 106 Mayfair Place, $1,500, manufactured home. Khanh Nguyen, 100 Gramercy Court, $2,500, 8-foot wooden fence. Briana Moore, 302 Mt. Valley St., $1,000, exterior repairs to siding. June 13 Varajas, 1124 Summer St., $1,500, open carport for vehicles. Marcella Smith, 919 Central Ave., $30,000, rewiring, adding water heaters and

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City proposes new rules for buses

Hot Springs Intracity Transit has proposed an updated code of conduct for bus patrons, fleshing out the one adopted in 2002 to include offenses that warrant suspension of bus privileges.

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Juneteenth celebration

The Sentinel-Record/Rebekah Hedges Leae DeJesus, 7, of Hot Springs, plays a game of ring toss Saturday during a Juneteenth celebration in the 200 block of Gulpha Street. The event included a fashion show, food vendors and live music.

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Local woman dies in early morning fire

A local woman who was pulled from her burning home at 298 Pittman Road early Sunday morning by a Garland County sheriff's deputy was later declared dead at the scene, according to the sheriff's department and fire officials.

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Statistics

Births CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Brooke and Spencer Graves, Amity, a son, Sawyer Everett, June 6. Khylla Hill, Dierks, a daughter, Ellington Rose, June 6. Alisha and Blake Cooper, Bismarck, a son, Jax Blaze, June 7. Cindy Ortiz-Aranda, Hot Springs, a son, Erick Samuel, June 7.

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Attorneys take aim at Issue 1 supporters

Legislators responsible for the proposed constitutional amendment capping contingency fees, limiting punitive damages and transferring rule-making authority from the state Supreme Court to lawmakers heard from attorneys Thursday at the Hot Springs Convention Center.

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Visit Hot Springs outlines reasons for request

The Hot Springs Advertising and Promotion Commission earlier this week outlined its reasons for requesting an election in September on a proposed bond issue to construct a new exhibit area at Mid-America Science Museum.

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Volunteers revive Juneteenth celebration

Volunteers with Community Empowerment Network of Hot Springs will hold a celebration today in advance of Juneteenth, a tradition that the organizers say faded from Hot Springs more than five years ago.

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Man charged second time in 2017 death

Hot Springs police said Friday that a new murder charge has been filed in connection with an April 2017 homicide against a local man who had been arrested once before in the case on a murder charge that was later withdrawn.

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