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city (1990 pop. 18,177), seat of Saline co., central Ark.; founded 1836. Once a significant aluminum producer, the city manufactures fabricated-metal and wood products.
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The Benton Fire Department Dive Team, with assistance from the Franklin County Emergency Management Agency Special Operation Dive Team, along with the IDNR Conservation Officers, searched for almost an hour before locating Graham's body.
Education: Benton has a Bachelor of Science in education, a Master of Science in education and an education specialist degree in district-level leadership from Henderson State, and is pursuing a doctorate in educational technology from Boise State University.
Pte Benton's death was one of four at Deepcut barracks over seven years.
In excerpts from her 2003 statement which were read out at Woking Coroner's Court, she said: "He (Pte Benton) was a good lad.
When interest in K-beauty products peaked in 2013, foreign consumers gradually learned about Benton products and the company's online overseas sales sharply increased.
Born Barbara Klein, Benton changed her name at Hefner's urging.
Pte Benton's twin Tony and sister, Tracy Lewis, who believe he was severely bullied, wept after the High Court decision.
Pte Benton was the first of four young soldiers to die at the barracks between 1995 and 2002.
And so it's the not-illogical and even downright innerestin' premise of "American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood"--the first major exhibition of the artist's work since his centennial Whitney retrospective in 1989--that our corn-fed, self-appointed Tintoretto should be seen in the context of those celluloid mythmakers who, like him, brought Renaissance production values into the twentieth century.
"Executing the final agreement with Nordmin is an extraordinary milestone for Benton shareholders, the advancement of the Cape Ray project and the future of the company," said Benton president-CEO Stephen Stares in a Jan.