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Escapee captured

A man who escaped from a Dallas County jail around midnight Saturday was captured in Drew County on Monday morning shortly after 11 a.m. He was observed getting into a vehicle at an automated teller machine near a store across from the Drew County Road Department on U.S. 278 E.

UAM professor publishes book

Clinton Young, associate professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has published a new book of Spanish historical studies titled “Music Theater and Popular Nationalism in Spain, 1880-1930.”

Oklahoma City suburb devastated by tornado

Rescue workers clawed through mountains of rubble in a frantic search for survivors — including dozens of missing children — as the death toll mounted after a mile-wide tornado flattened an Oklahoma City suburb, destroying whole neighborhoods and at least two schools.