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  1. First group of Mexican university students graduate from A-StateRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - A group of students graduated at Arkansas State University and now head home to Mexico. People filed into Centennial Hall at A-State to see the first set of students from the Project 100,000 program graduate.

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  2. Crimestoppers: Armed robbery caught on videoRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    Dramatic video of an armed robbery in Jonesboro lead off Crimestoppers this week. Hats off to the clerk who stayed so calm.

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  3. Women-owned businesses on the rise in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The number of women-owned businesses is on the rise in Arkansas. According to the 5th annual State of Women-Owned Business Report, there's been a 73 percent increase in women-owned businesses in Arkansas since 1997.

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  4. Shortage of blood donations in summerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Even though less blood is donated during the summer months, the Red Cross of Arkansas said the need continues. The organizations receives about 20 percent of their overall donations during blood drives at high schools and universities around the state.

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  5. Blytheville man charged with aggravated robbery, assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    BLYTHEVILLE, AR - A Blytheville man is charged with aggravated assault after police say he opened fire on his ex-girlfriend and later robbed a Jonesboro woman at gunpoint. The shooting happened on June 13 at a home in the 1900-block of Hearn Street, according to a news release from Captain Scott Adams, commander of the Blytheville Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division.

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  6. Marijuana by mail lands man in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man faces felony drug charges after police say he had 2 pounds of pot mailed to his apartment. Anthony L. Haynes, 40, is charged with possession of a Schedule VI controlled substance greater than 4 ounces but less than 10 pounds.

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  7. Two charged with fireworks theftRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Two men apparently wanted to celebrate the Fourth of July with a bang; but, their plans fizzled out following their arrest early Tuesday morning. Kevontae Kentrell Pope, 20, and Travaris Kevion Thompson, 18, are each charged with theft of property-$1,000 or less.

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  8. Summer boredom cures for your kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Rachel Johnson has a one-and-a-half year old and a soon to be five year old at home. This crafting mother, business owner and teacher demonstrates easy-to-do projects that kids enjoy and adults don't have to clean up too much from afterwards.

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  9. Jonesboro almost done with preps for Cal Ripkin World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The City of Jonesboro is almost done preparing for an event that's expected to bring thousands of people to the city. In August, the city will play host to the Cal Ripkin 10 and Under World Series.

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  10. Touring educational program lands in Region 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The Library in Jonesboro is gearing up for an action-packed week. Off-site programming includes an opportunity for children to learn about live animals.

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  11. JPD: Man attacks woman with bricks while children watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man is accused of attacking a woman with bricks, while her children were watching. Jonesboro police officers were called to a home on Sante Fe Circle Saturday in reference to an unknown disturbance.

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  12. Student learn valuable lessons at nurse campRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - A group of Region 8 students are doing more than spending their summer by the pool, they're investing in their future. Students from high schools all over Region 8 are participating in "Nurse Camp" at NEA Baptist this week.

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  13. Downtown business alerts customers: if it's too hot, we must closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - High temperatures have affected some Region 8 businesses, forcing them to close up shop during the hottest hours of the day. "If the heat index is 103-104 and it's humid outside, we have no choice but to close down," Kori Garner told Region 8 News.

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  14. Jonesboro murder suspects to appear in court in Sept.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - The two murder suspects charged in the death of Nelson McCullough appeared in court Monday, according to Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington. Tanisha Mitchell, 21, of Jonesboro and Ladarius Lee, 18, of Jonesboro were formally arraigned Monday.

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  15. Police say argument led to gas station shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The Jonesboro man accused of shooting another man had his probable cause hearing Monday. Officers with the JPD Prowl Unit arrested Nicholas Deshaun Coleman, 29, of Jonesboro just before 10 a.m. Monday during a traffic stop on North Church, according to Paul Holmes with JPD. 2 comments

  16. Emergency management director encourages public to attend meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The next meeting of the Craighead County Local Emergency Planning Committee has been scheduled for next month. The committee has set a date of July 14 at the Craighead County Courthouse Annex building room 005.

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  17. Photo Gallery: Top 10 hot dog toppingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The Fourth of July is just a few days away. Time to fire up the coals and toss a few dogs on the grill.

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  18. Police cracking down on holiday drinking and drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - While many in Region 8 plan to pack up and leave town this upcoming holiday weekend, state and local law enforcement are already hitting the roads. They're not traveling out of town for summer fun, instead they're searching for those who may have had a little too much fun themselves.

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  19. Family spending the night in Jonesboro get truck broken intoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - A family spending the night in Jonesboro lost around $700 worth of property after their rental truck was broken into. Jonesboro police were called out to the Fairview Inn on the 3000-block of Apache Drive Sunday morning in reference to a truck break-in.

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  20. Region 8 church buys back guns in Blytheville for $100Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KAIT-TV

    ... 's only the beginning of what's to come." Pastor Turner wants to continue this mission every month in Blytheville, Jonesboro and Osceola. Copyright 2015 KAIT . All rights reserved. Region 8 News App - Install or update on your: iPhone | Android

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