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    22 min ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

    JONESBORO, AR Arkansas State head women's basketball coach Brian Boyer unveiled his team's 2015-16 non-conference basketball schedule Monday afternoon, which includes five games against 2015 postseason teams, including a home matchup with Wichita State. The slate of games features three contests at the Convocation Center, including the Nov. 21 home opener against the Shockers who went 29-5 last season and earned a berth into the NCAA Tournament.

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  2. No injuries reported in house fire near Caraway RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The Jonesboro Fire Department worked a house fire on Latourette Drive and Caraway Road, according to dispatchers. The home is off of Caraway Road down a long driveway.

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  3. Craighead County Man Arrested, Accused of Inappropriately Touching GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | FOX16

    ... Rivera fled, deputies said. On Monday, members of the drug task force took Rivera into custody at 201 Judy St. in Jonesboro, according to the release. Authorities said they searched Rivera and found an undisclosed amount of narcotics. Rivera was ...

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  4. Johnny Meeks, Former Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps Guitarist, Has Died at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Guitar Player

    ... 16, 1937, in Gaffney, South Carolina. A memorial service will take place August 7 at Emerson Memorial Chapel in Jonesboro, Arkansas. For more about Meeks and his contributions to rock and country music (not to mention his early three-neck guitar), ...

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  5. Low-cost vaccination clinic set for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The City of Jonesboro wants to help you take care of your furry friends. On Saturday, Aug. 8, the city will hold a low-cost vaccination clinic for dogs and cats.

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  6. SLIDESHOW: August 2-8 mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of August 2-8 by local authorities in Craighead County. This photo gallery is updated daily.

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  7. Jonesboro plans traffic circleRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NWAonline

    At least twice a day, traffic backs up at the four-way intersection of Aggie and Airport roads in northeast Jonesboro when parents either drop their children off or pick them up at nearby schools. Add morning commuters scurrying to work and the occasional cars stopped up at a railroad crossing within a mile of the intersection, and it becomes a traffic nightmare.

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  8. Generic Roundup Ready Soybean Seed Now Being MarketedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    ... farmers are free to save and replant. Maddox, speaking in a Southern drawl as he drove down a road somewhere near Jonesboro, Arkansas, is a seed dealer who works with conventional varieties. This year was the first time he ever sold any GMOs. From ...

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  9. Congressional Recap: Highway Bill gets approval as Congress heads into recessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    ... highway programs through Oct. 29, 2015. Each of the four United States representatives Reps. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, French Hill, R-Little Rock, Steve Womack, R-Rogers and Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs said the short-term highway bill will help ...

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  10. Local team headed to World Series | Observer Media GroupRead the original story

    Yesterday | YourObserver

    The local All-Star team is one of 10 teams who will be competing in the tournament, which runs Aug. 8 through Aug. 15, in Jonesboro, Ark. Manatee advanced to the World Series after capturing the Southeast Regional title with a 1-0 victory against Glen Allen July 25. The team has won 23 games this All-Star season, including victories over North Tampa in the district championship and Orlando in the state championship earlier this month.

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  11. $2,000 worth of property stolen in Jonesboro burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - A woman had about $2,000 worth of clothes and electronics stolen from her home while she was at work on Thursday. Police said they were called out to the 1900-block of West Matthews in Jonesboro.

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  12. Downtown business sees normal turnout even with fire a block awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - A downtown business was unphased Friday even with a building on fire just a block away. Sandy McQuay, the Jonesboro Regional Manager for Abilities Unlimted Thrift Store said they still had customers going in and out all day even with part of Union closed down.

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  13. Ride for the Cure event still going strong despite fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Along with businesses on Union, the Ride for the Cure event did not see any change after a building caught fire in the area Thursday night. Casey Worlow with the event said Friday afternoon they did not plan on making any changes to the event that took place later that day.

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  14. Cyclist visits 18 states to stop cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Cyclist stops in Jonesboro making Arkansas his 16th state to peddle through. Eric McIntyre started cycling through the United States in April and is just eight days away from completing the Pancreatic Cancer Victory Tour.

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  15. Driver of wreck airlifted to hospitalRead the original story

    Saturday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Driver of a one vehicle wreck was airlifted to the hospital Friday afternoon. The vehicle heading east on Commerce Drive hit a curb and flipped his truck.

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  16. Jonesboro fire ruins downtown buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NWAonline

    Fire destroyed a downtown Jonesboro building that housed a spa and four apartments, and heavy smoke forced the closure of the Craighead County Courthouse and nearby businesses Friday. There were no injuries, but city officials feared the damaged building at 411 S. Union St. could collapse.

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  17. Downtown Jonesboro Association plans to help those who lived and workedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Parts of Union Avenue remain closed Friday after a massive fire that started the night before. Crews were still on site Friday afternoon putting out hot spots.

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  18. Abilities Unlimited hopes surveillance video IDs thievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - A Region 8 organization that aims to improve the lives of people with disabilities caught multiple people on camera stealing donations. Thieves hit up the Abilities Unlimited Donation Drop-off site at least four times in just three days.

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    Friday Jul 31 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    JONESBORO, AR Arkansas State Athletics announced Friday that two different mini-plan football ticket packages will go on sale August 1, and single-game tickets will become available August 17 for the Red Wolves' 2015 season. A-State is offering a "Heroes' Package" that includes one general admission or upper east reserved ticket to both the Missouri and Louisiana-Lafayette games at Centennial Bank Stadium, along with one black A-State football t-shirt.

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  20. Video: Fire In Downtown Jonesboro Closes Streets, CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    E911 Director Jeff Presley told reporters that the fire on Union Street began Thursday night in a building that includes loft apartments and several small shops.

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