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  • Satanic Temple rallies at capitol in Little Rock

    Satanic Temple rallies at capitol in Little Rock

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:07 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:07:20 GMT
    (Source: KARK)(Source: KARK)
    (Source: KARK)(Source: KARK)

    The Satanic Temple held a rally outside the Arkansas state capitol in Little Rock on Thursday. 

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    The Satanic Temple held a rally outside the Arkansas state capitol in Little Rock on Thursday. 

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  • Solar farm will lead to lower power bills, supporters say

    Solar farm will lead to lower power bills, supporters say

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:09:47 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:29:32 GMT
    Craighead Electric partnered with Today's Power to build solar farm. (Source: KAIT-TV)Craighead Electric partnered with Today's Power to build solar farm. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Craighead Electric partnered with Today's Power to build solar farm. (Source: KAIT-TV)Craighead Electric partnered with Today's Power to build solar farm. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation partnered with Today's Power to build a 1-megawatt solar array.

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    Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation partnered with Today's Power to build a 1-megawatt solar array.

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  • Report: Nearly 13,000 residents not meeting Medicaid work requirements

    Report: Nearly 13,000 residents not meeting Medicaid work requirements

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-08-16 23:02:33 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:07:33 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The number of people who have not met work requirements under the state's Medicaid law nearly doubled from the same time in June, with officials telling a Little Rock television station that the goal is to continue building on the requirement. 

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    The number of people who have not met work requirements under the state's Medicaid law nearly doubled from the same time in June, with officials telling a Little Rock television station that the goal is to continue building on the requirement. 

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  • A-State offers parking app for students

    A-State offers parking app for students

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:40 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:40:30 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:05:21 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Parking Services at Arkansas State University are offering students a parking mobile app to pay to park.

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    Parking Services at Arkansas State University are offering students a parking mobile app to pay to park.

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  • CDC monitoring measles cases in Arkansas, Missouri

    CDC monitoring measles cases in Arkansas, Missouri

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:34:27 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:02:12 GMT
    Skin of a patient 3 days after measles infection. (Source: Centers for Disease Control)Skin of a patient 3 days after measles infection. (Source: Centers for Disease Control)

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is monitoring a measles outbreak in Arkansas, Missouri, and 19 other states.

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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is monitoring a measles outbreak in Arkansas, Missouri, and 19 other states.

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  • Hepatitis A vaccines different if exposed to virus

    Hepatitis A vaccines different if exposed to virus

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-08-16 23:48:50 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:56:49 GMT
    Hepatitis A clinics are giving shots to those who might have been exposed to the virus (Source: KAIT)Hepatitis A clinics are giving shots to those who might have been exposed to the virus (Source: KAIT)

    Hep-A shots given at vaccination clinics are different than typical Hep-A prevention shots. 

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    Hep-A shots given at vaccination clinics are different than typical Hep-A prevention shots. 

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  • Man arrested in rape case

    Man arrested in rape case

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:25:56 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:56:22 GMT
    Michael Lee (Source: White County Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)Michael Lee (Source: White County Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)
    Michael Lee (Source: White County Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)Michael Lee (Source: White County Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)

    A White County man has been arrested on suspicion of rape after an investigation by Searcy police. 

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    A White County man has been arrested on suspicion of rape after an investigation by Searcy police. 

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  • Four arrested in Searcy rape, kidnapping case

    Four arrested in Searcy rape, kidnapping case

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-08-16 23:29:26 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:55:04 GMT
    Tyrone Harris (Source: White County Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)Tyrone Harris (Source: White County Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)
    Tyrone Harris (Source: White County Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)Tyrone Harris (Source: White County Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)

    Tyrone Harris of Searcy was arrested by Searcy police in connection with both cases. Police also arrested Quiwana Shaw, Jamie Swan and Kassandra Raines-Carlos after an investigation. 

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    Tyrone Harris of Searcy was arrested by Searcy police in connection with both cases. Police also arrested Quiwana Shaw, Jamie Swan and Kassandra Raines-Carlos after an investigation. 

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  • Phone issues cause problem with 911 services around Corning, AR

    Phone issues cause problem with 911 services around Corning, AR

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:48 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:48:03 GMT
    According to a Facebook post from the Clay County, Arkansas Sheriff's Office, residents are asked to call the sheriff's office instead of 911 in case of an emergency. (Source: KFVS)According to a Facebook post from the Clay County, Arkansas Sheriff's Office, residents are asked to call the sheriff's office instead of 911 in case of an emergency. (Source: KFVS)
    According to a Facebook post from the Clay County, Arkansas Sheriff's Office, residents are asked to call the sheriff's office instead of 911 in case of an emergency. (Source: KFVS)According to a Facebook post from the Clay County, Arkansas Sheriff's Office, residents are asked to call the sheriff's office instead of 911 in case of an emergency. (Source: KFVS)

    According to a Facebook post from the Clay County, Arkansas Sheriff's Office, residents are asked to call the sheriff's office instead of 911 in case of an emergency.

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    According to a Facebook post from the Clay County, Arkansas Sheriff's Office, residents are asked to call the sheriff's office instead of 911 in case of an emergency.

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    Corning area having problems with 911

    Corning area having problems with 911

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:33:11 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:36 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:36:50 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    According to a post on the Clay County Sheriff's Department Facebook page, residents in the Corning area are being asked to call the Clay County Sheriff's Department at 870-598-2270 if there is an emergency instead of calling 911 due to telephone difficulties. 

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    According to a post on the Clay County Sheriff's Department Facebook page, residents in the Corning area are being asked to call the Clay County Sheriff's Department at 870-598-2270 if there is an emergency instead of calling 911 due to telephone difficulties. 

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  • A Better Region 8: Mr. KAIT

    A Better Region 8: Mr. KAIT

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-08-16 22:52:24 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:23:39 GMT
    A Better Region 8 (Source: KAIT)A Better Region 8 (Source: KAIT)
    A Better Region 8 (Source: KAIT)A Better Region 8 (Source: KAIT)

    All of us at KAIT would like to take a moment and congratulate one of our own.

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    All of us at KAIT would like to take a moment and congratulate one of our own.

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  • Medicare enrollment day helps save money

    Medicare enrollment day helps save money

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:56 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:56:15 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:30:05 GMT
    The UAMS Center on Aging- Northeast held a Medicare enrollment day Thursday (source: KAIT)The UAMS Center on Aging- Northeast held a Medicare enrollment day Thursday (source: KAIT)

    The UAMS Center on Aging-Northeast held an enrollment day to help those who qualify for the Medicare Savings Program and  the Social Security Extra Help Benefit.

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    The UAMS Center on Aging-Northeast held an enrollment day to help those who qualify for the Medicare Savings Program and  the Social Security Extra Help Benefit.

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  • Mayor involved in minor crash

    Mayor involved in minor crash

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:39:43 GMT
    Mayor Harold Perrin (Source: KAIT)Mayor Harold Perrin (Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin was involved in a minor traffic crash Thursday afternoon on Red Wolf Blvd.  

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    Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin was involved in a minor traffic crash Thursday afternoon on Red Wolf Blvd.  

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  • "House Hunters" finds its way to Region 8

    "House Hunters" finds its way to Region 8

    Thursday, August 9 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-08-09 21:51:10 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:15:35 GMT
    House Hunters found its way to Region 8 (Source: KAIT)House Hunters found its way to Region 8 (Source: KAIT)

    The HGTV show, House Hunters, has found its way to Region 8.

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    The HGTV show, House Hunters, has found its way to Region 8.

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  • Lack of cooperation from witness, victim stalls restaurant shooting investigation

    Lack of cooperation from witness, victim stalls restaurant shooting investigation

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:38:40 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:07:49 GMT
    Officers arriving on the scene of a reported shooting were meeting with a hectic scene. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)Officers arriving on the scene of a reported shooting were meeting with a hectic scene. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)
    Officers arriving on the scene of a reported shooting were meeting with a hectic scene. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)Officers arriving on the scene of a reported shooting were meeting with a hectic scene. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)

    A shooting investigation near Waffle House and Burger King in Jonesboro is now inactive because the victim and witnesses won't cooperate with police. 

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    A shooting investigation near Waffle House and Burger King in Jonesboro is now inactive because the victim and witnesses won't cooperate with police. 

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    JFD rescue woman, dog from burning home

    JFD rescue woman, dog from burning home

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:22:53 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:56:25 GMT
    Jonesboro Fire Dept. responding to house fire on Drake Street. (Source: KAIT)Jonesboro Fire Dept. responding to house fire on Drake Street. (Source: KAIT)

    The Jonesboro Fire Department responded to a house fire on Drake Street with a woman trapped inside.

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    The Jonesboro Fire Department responded to a house fire on Drake Street with a woman trapped inside.

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  • UPDATE: Judge finds probable cause to charge Paragould man with murder

    UPDATE: Judge finds probable cause to charge Paragould man with murder

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-08-11 02:50:49 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:10:28 GMT
    Michael Price (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Office)Michael Price (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A judge found probable cause Thursday to charge a Paragould man with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife.

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    A judge found probable cause Thursday to charge a Paragould man with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife.

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    Abduction/rape suspect appears in court, bond set

    Abduction/rape suspect appears in court, bond set

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:41:11 GMT

    A man accused of abducting and raping a Greene County woman earlier this week is being held on a $1 million cash-only bond.

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    A man accused of abducting and raping a Greene County woman earlier this week is being held on a $1 million cash-only bond.

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  • Police find bear near UCA campus, and it wasn't the mascot

    Police find bear near UCA campus, and it wasn't the mascot

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:04:36 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:21 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:21:47 GMT
    Some of the officers involved in capturing the bear. (Source: Conway Police Dept via Facebook)Some of the officers involved in capturing the bear. (Source: Conway Police Dept via Facebook)
    Some of the officers involved in capturing the bear. (Source: Conway Police Dept via Facebook)Some of the officers involved in capturing the bear. (Source: Conway Police Dept via Facebook)

    Considering that the University of Central Arkansas mascot is a bear, it was only natural that one should be found less than a mile from campus.

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    Considering that the University of Central Arkansas mascot is a bear, it was only natural that one should be found less than a mile from campus.

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  • Satanic Temple to protest monument on state capitol grounds

    Satanic Temple to protest monument on state capitol grounds

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:09:09 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:51:30 GMT
    the group plans to display its statue of Baphomet, a horned figure associated with Satanism, at the rally. (Source: KARK)the group plans to display its statue of Baphomet, a horned figure associated with Satanism, at the rally. (Source: KARK)
    Satanic temple to protest monument in Little Rock (Source: KARK)Satanic temple to protest monument in Little Rock (Source: KARK)

    Leaders with the Satanic Temple will hold a rally at the Arkansas State Capitol Wednesday over the 10 Commandments monument.

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    Leaders with the Satanic Temple will hold a rally at the Arkansas State Capitol Wednesday over the 10 Commandments monument.

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    Crews work to restore power across Region 8

    Crews work to restore power across Region 8

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 05:30:16 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:07 AM EDT2018-08-16 09:07:41 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    More than 600 homes lost power early Thursday morning after storms move through Craighead and Lawrence counties.

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    More than 600 homes lost power early Thursday morning after storms move through Craighead and Lawrence counties.

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  • Main Street Paragould encourages all downtown business owners, employees to get vaccinated

    Main Street Paragould encourages all downtown business owners, employees to get vaccinated

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:06 PM EDT2018-08-16 02:06:52 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:17 PM EDT2018-08-16 02:17:04 GMT
    Main Street Paragould encourages all downtown businesses to get vaccinated. (Source: KAIT-TV)Main Street Paragould encourages all downtown businesses to get vaccinated. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Main Street Paragould encourages all downtown businesses to get vaccinated. (Source: KAIT-TV)Main Street Paragould encourages all downtown businesses to get vaccinated. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Main Street Paragould is encouraging all downtown business owners and employees to do the same.

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    Main Street Paragould is encouraging all downtown business owners and employees to do the same.

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  • Downtown restaurants seeing business increase in light of Hepatitis A scare

    Downtown restaurants seeing business increase in light of Hepatitis A scare

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:58:38 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-08-16 02:15:39 GMT
    Local businesses seeing increase in customers, even after Hep A scares. (Source: KAIT-TV)Local businesses seeing increase in customers, even after Hep A scares. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Local businesses seeing increase in customers, even after Hep A scares. (Source: KAIT-TV)Local businesses seeing increase in customers, even after Hep A scares. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    After speaking to several local business owners, Jarrett said for some there has been no change and for others business has even increased.

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    After speaking to several local business owners, Jarrett said for some there has been no change and for others business has even increased.

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  • Highway work to lead to lane closures in Jonesboro

    Highway work to lead to lane closures in Jonesboro

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:40:42 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:36:22 GMT
    (Source: ARDOT via Twitter)(Source: ARDOT via Twitter)
    (Source: ARDOT via Twitter)(Source: ARDOT via Twitter)

    Highway crews will be spending the next three weeks doing construction work on East Nettleton Avenue, with temporary lane closures in the area, according to the Arkansas Department of Transportation. 

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    Highway crews will be spending the next three weeks doing construction work on East Nettleton Avenue, with temporary lane closures in the area, according to the Arkansas Department of Transportation. 

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  • Walmart Supercenter remodeled, to offer online grocery pickup

    Walmart Supercenter remodeled, to offer online grocery pickup

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:51 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:51:35 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:34:56 GMT
    The Walmart on East Highland Drive in Jonesboro has been remodeled, with the store offering online grocery shopping. (Source: KAIT-TV)The Walmart on East Highland Drive in Jonesboro has been remodeled, with the store offering online grocery shopping. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    The Walmart on East Highland Drive in Jonesboro has been remodeled, with the store offering online grocery shopping. (Source: KAIT-TV)The Walmart on East Highland Drive in Jonesboro has been remodeled, with the store offering online grocery shopping. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    A longtime business in Jonesboro has undergone remodeling and will unveil some changes later this week. 

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    A longtime business in Jonesboro has undergone remodeling and will unveil some changes later this week. 

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  • Mentor, co-worker and friend celebrates 50 years at KAIT

    Mentor, co-worker and friend celebrates 50 years at KAIT

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:51:16 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:31:30 GMT
    Ronnie Weston works every year on the UCP Telethon set. (Source: KAIT-TV)Ronnie Weston works every year on the UCP Telethon set. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Ronnie Weston works every year on the UCP Telethon set. (Source: KAIT-TV)Ronnie Weston works every year on the UCP Telethon set. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Ronnie Weston isn’t in front of the camera much; but he is a huge part of everything we do.

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    Ronnie Weston isn’t in front of the camera much; but he is a huge part of everything we do.

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    JPD officer involved in crash

    JPD officer involved in crash

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:24 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:24:13 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:06:31 GMT
    Jonesboro police officer involved in crash (Source: Jonesboro Fraternal Order of Police via Facebook)Jonesboro police officer involved in crash (Source: Jonesboro Fraternal Order of Police via Facebook)

    A Jonesboro police officer was involved in a crash just before 8 a.m. Wednesday on Southwest Drive at Christian Valley Road.

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    A Jonesboro police officer was involved in a crash just before 8 a.m. Wednesday on Southwest Drive at Christian Valley Road.

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  • Academic changes happening at A-State, officials say

    Academic changes happening at A-State, officials say

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:44:01 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:33:08 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Faculty members join forces at Arkansas State University.

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    Faculty members join forces at Arkansas State University.

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  • Clinton tops South Panola in OT, 14-7

    Clinton tops South Panola in OT, 14-7

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:37:25 GMT

    Clinton playing at South Panola for the fourth straight season.  In the first quarter, South Panola's Janari Dean looks like he's about to out-run the entire Arrow defense, but Bryce Turner gets the stop. The Tigers would score on that drive. 7-0, South Panola.  In the third, Clinton would ties things up at 7 on 4th & 3rd as Montavious Warren punches it in. This game would go to overtime and Warren would score another touchdown for Clinton. 14-7, Clinton. F...

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    Clinton playing at South Panola for the fourth straight season.  In the first quarter, South Panola's Janari Dean looks like he's about to out-run the entire Arrow defense, but Bryce Turner gets the stop. The Tigers would score on that drive. 7-0, South Panola.  In the third, Clinton would ties things up at 7 on 4th & 3rd as Montavious Warren punches it in. This game would go to overtime and Warren would score another touchdown for Clinton. 14-7, Clinton. F...

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  • Man killed in Hattiesburg shooting

    Man killed in Hattiesburg shooting

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:29:06 GMT
    Hattiesburg Police officers responded to the shooting at Breckenridge Park Apartments around 7:45 p.m. (Photo source: WDAM)Hattiesburg Police officers responded to the shooting at Breckenridge Park Apartments around 7:45 p.m. (Photo source: WDAM)

    A man was killed in a Hattiesburg shooting Thursday night.

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    A man was killed in a Hattiesburg shooting Thursday night.

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  • Transportation director says school bus safest way to get to school

    Transportation director says school bus safest way to get to school

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:27 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:27:19 GMT
    A routine part of a child's day can also be the most dangerous time: getting on and off a school bus. (Photo source: WDAM)A routine part of a child's day can also be the most dangerous time: getting on and off a school bus. (Photo source: WDAM)

    A routine part of a child's day can also be the most dangerous time...getting on and off a school bus. It's a jarring thought when you also consider there are no seat belts on that bus.

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    A routine part of a child's day can also be the most dangerous time...getting on and off a school bus. It's a jarring thought when you also consider there are no seat belts on that bus.

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