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October 1st, 2014

Funeral set for slain Arkansas real estate agent

October 1, 2014

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Funeral services have been set for an Arkansas real estate agent who was found dead five days after she never returned from an appointment to show a house.

Crye-Leike (lyke) Realtors says the funeral for Beverly Carter will be held Saturday morning at First Pentecostal Church in North Little Rock. The real estate company says Carter was the firm's top listing agent and that she had "an infectious laugh that brightened the whole office."

Crye-Leike says visitation for Carter will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the church.

Charging documents show Phelps DUI tied to alcohol

October 1, 2014

Olympic champion Michael Phelps is facing five traffic charges, including three involving drunken driving, after being pulled over by police in Baltimore.

The Maryland Transportation Authority Police charged Phelps early Tuesday with DUI but weren't specific about the substance they said affected his driving.

September 30th

A look at California's landmark plastic bag ban

September 30, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic shopping bags, following the lead of more than 100 California cities and counties. The fight between environmentalists and manufacturers is not over, as plastic bag makers vow to take their opposition to the ballot box.

Here are some key things to know about the landmark legislation:

WHAT DOES THE LAW DO?

 

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