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Lawyer: Hearing not needed in Pressly death appeal

A lawyer for the man convicted of killing Little Rock television anchor Anne Pressly says briefs filed to appeal his conviction provide enough information for the state Supreme Court to decide the case and that no oral arguments are necessary. Full story

Missing alligator returns home to nature center

Old alligators don't travel far. Full story

Disastrous flooding threatens Midwest

   More than 1,000 residents residents along the Black River in Missouri are being evacuated as a week of flooding rains threatens to break the levees. The Weather Channel's Mike Seidel reports.

Damages to 2 NPR stations not likely related

An arson at a National Public Radio affiliate in Arkansas and possible transmission wire tampering at a station in Texas likely are not related, investigators said Wednesday. Full story

Supreme Court's Breyer speaks on judges' role

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer argued Tuesday that judges need to apply the Constitution's values with an eye toward the changing times as he talked about the past successes and missteps of the nation's highest court. Full story

Plane sparks during emergency landing in Ark.

   Sparks fly after landing gear issues forced an emergency landing of Delta flight 1609 from Atlanta to Little Rock, Ark. No one was injured.'s Dara Brown reports.

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After cheating death, the challenge of living begins

Ark. survivors recount narrow escape


  Found: bag of heads

Rachel Maddow reports on a package of 40-60 human heads found on a plane in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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