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Stories from Thursday, June 24, 2010

Benchmark scores up for Blytheville (06/24/10)
"The students have realized how important this test is to them and their schools." -- Superintendent Richard Atwill
Kids get taste of robotics (06/24/10)
Arkansas Northeastern College's 15th Annual Summer Fest features a new robotics camp, which teaches its students how to build and program a robot. Taught by ANC instructor in advanced manufacturing, Nia Wright, students ages 8-12 work in small groups to build and program a robot using Lego Mindstorms robot kits and NXT programming software. The four-day camp may seem short, but it is packed with things like learning about gears and sensors...
Dyess lands $2M grant (06/24/10)
DYESS -- The town of Dyess may be well on its way to a complete revitalization. According to Mayor Larry Sims, the town has learned it will be the benefactor of a $2 million grant which will be administered by the Arkansas State University Heritage Foundation...
Police plan DWI checkpoints (06/24/10)
The Blytheville Police Department will take part in a nationwide effort next weekend to help curb underage drinking and driving, according to Marvin Crawford, assistant Chief of Police. Officers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols from July 1-5, looking for drunk drivers, especially young adults and teens who choose the drink and drive...
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