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No extended hours at Post Offices

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) --Millions of Americans wait until the last minute to file their tax returns. This year is no different. Filers have until 12 Midnight on Monday, April 15, 2013, to drop off their completed returns. The Postal Service will not be adding any additional window hours or collection times.

Postmaster Gregg Tolliver is urging customers to be aware of this change. "The latest window hours and collection time is 8 p.m. at the Little Rock Processing & Distribution Center located at 4700 E McCain, North Little Rock."

"Customers can be assured all mail dropped in the blue collection boxes at the Processing & Distribution Center location until 8 p.m. will receive an April 15 postmark. Although the deadline is Monday, April 15, customers are urged to drop off returns as early as possible," says Tolliver.

The Postal Service offers the following advice to tax filers:

2013 Jewish Food Festival coming to Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- The 2013 Jewish Food and Cultural Festival will be held Sunday, April 28, at the River Market Pavilion in downtown Little Rock. The event, organized by the Jewish Federation of Arkansas, will get underway with a classic Jewish breakfast of lox, bagels and cream cheese at 8:30 a.m. The general festival begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m.

Admission to the festival is free.

For the past several months, Jewish Food Festival volunteers have been preparing to host more than 15,000 visitors, hoping to surpass the 2012 attendance record. The festival will include traditional Jewish foods such as old fashioned corned beef sandwiches, kosher hot dogs, cabbage rolls, blintzes, latkes, kugel and many more fantastic Jewish delicacies. The on-site bakery will offer homemade Jewish treats including rugelach, honey cakes, challah and mandel bread. Israeli dishes will also be available, such as a meal of kabobs, falafel and Israeli salad.

3 shot at Granite Mountain event

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Details are still developing tonight after a shooting at a community party in Little Rock.

The event is called Granite Mountain Days, and it's a time for everyone to get together in the housing complex.

Sunday though, the event ended in violence.

Three people were shot. Police say none of the victims have life threatening injuries.

Investigators are still trying to figure out who fired the shots and why.

Cajuns come from behind win game 3, series over UALR

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (UALR) - Trailing 9-6 heading into their final set of at-bats, Louisiana (24-11, 8-7 SBC) plated nine runs on ten hits in the top of the ninth to help capture a come-from-behind 15-10 win over UALR (16-18, 5-10 SBC) on Sunday at Gary Hogan Field. The game three victory secured the series win for the Cajuns.

UL's ninth-inning rally began with back-to-back singles by Dex Kjerstad and Jace Conrad to start the inning. With runners on first and second, a shot off the left field wall by Ryan Leonards moved both baserunners up a bag, but resulted in an out when Leonards missed the sign from UL's third base coach and continued running towards second base. By the time Leonards realized Conrad had held up at second, the relay throw from left had reached UALR first baseman John Clark, who applied the tag for the inning's first out.

UAMS names new dean of medical college

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has named a new dean for its medical college.

Dr. G. Richard Smith will lead the state's only medical school and serve as vice chancellor.  Dr. Debra Fiser had led the medical college but this month decided to return as a professor of pediatrics, effective May 1.

Reports indicate Smith will oversee UAMS' largest college, which has 30 departments and free-standing divisions. The college has more than 1,100 faculty members, 680 students and 650 residents and fellows.

Jazz brunch to benefit UAMS

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 14, 2013) - Make plans for an afternoon of food, fun and live music when Cooks Tour of Argenta: Jazz Brunch comes to downtown North Little Rock.

The event, set for 11 a.m.-2 p.m. today, April 14 in the 400 block of Main Street, benefits the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Auxiliary at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

Tickets are $30 per person and may be purchased in advance at www.cancer.uams.edu/cookstour or by calling (501) 686-8286.

Guests can visit a selection of Argenta's shop and venues, while sampling delicacies by local chefs. Participating chefs include Mark Abernathy of Loca Luna and Red Door; John Beachboard, Scott McGehee and Ben Brainard of ZaZa Fine Salad and Wood Oven Pizza Co., Big Orange and Local Lime; and Brian Cherry of Argenta Market.

Local heroes get 'Fired Up for the Cure'

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Thousands are expected to show up in downtown Little Rock in October for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. The event raises funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer, celebrates breast cancer survivorship and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease.

But before lacing up those running shoes, you can help pick the twelve firefighters and policemen who will be featured in the 2014 Fired Up for the Cure wall calendar.

The public is invited to Fired Up for the Cure to vote for their favorite on April 20th at Sherwood Forest in North Little Rock.

General admission is $25 and all proceeds go to the Arkansas Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.