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  • Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt

    Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:04:57 GMT
    A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college...
    A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students who...
  • Thief caught snooping through cars on neighborhood surveillance cam

    Thief caught snooping through cars on neighborhood surveillance cam

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:09 AM EDT2014-08-22 12:09:44 GMT

    Residents in one Jonesboro neighborhood are on high alert after they catch a thief on surveillance video snooping through cars. Another neighbor had his pistol stolen out of his truck that same night.

    Residents in one Jonesboro neighborhood are on high alert after they catch a thief on surveillance video snooping through cars. Another neighbor had his pistol stolen out of his truck that same night.

  • A Better Region 8: Our duty as the media

    A Better Region 8: Our duty as the media

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:16:05 GMT
    Journalism is not an easy job. No job is, really. But the last few days have been particularly difficult for those in the media.
    Journalism is not an easy job. No job is, really. But the last few days have been particularly difficult for those in the media.
  • Gaza militants kill 18 alleged spies for Israel

    Gaza militants kill 18 alleged spies for Israel

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:04:50 GMT
    A Gaza health official says two Palestinians have been killed in an Israeli airstrike as fighting continued for a third day after the collapse of Egyptian-led cease-fire talks.
    Gaza gunmen killed 18 alleged spies for Israel on Friday, including seven who were lined up behind a mosque with bags over their heads and shot in front of hundreds of people. The killings came in response to Israel's...
  • Parents had hoped to negotiate with Foley captors

    Parents had hoped to negotiate with Foley captors

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:34:29 GMT
    The parents of slain journalist James Foley said they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful sign they could negotiate with the Islamic militants.
    The parents of slain journalist James Foley said they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful sign they could negotiate with the Islamic militants.
  • National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson

    National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:44 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:44:33 GMT
    The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally...
    The streets of Ferguson were peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions subsided in the St. Louis suburb where unrest erupted after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.
  • Democrats reframe debate on health care

    Democrats reframe debate on health care

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:42 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:42:39 GMT
    One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama's health care law, a fresh sign that the unpopular mandate may be losing some of its political punch.
    One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama's health care law, a fresh sign that the unpopular mandate may be losing some of its political punch.
  • Ross, Hutchinson speaking to counties group

    Ross, Hutchinson speaking to counties group

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:03 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:03:18 GMT
    Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross and Republican rival Asa Hutchinson are appearing before a group of county officials from around Arkansas.
    Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross and Republican rival Asa Hutchinson are appearing before a group of county officials from around Arkansas.
  • Arkansas attorney general rejects marijuana plan

    Arkansas attorney general rejects marijuana plan

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:58 AM EDT2014-08-22 10:58:00 GMT
    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has rejected the proposed wording for a prospective ballot item that would let voters decide whether to legalize marijuana in the state.
    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has rejected the proposed wording for a prospective ballot item that would let voters decide whether to legalize marijuana in the state.
  • Copper thieves stealing vases from cemetery

    Copper thieves stealing vases from cemetery

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-08-22 10:53:35 GMT
    Investigators in western Missouri are calling on scrap metal dealers hoping to find thieves who have stolen hundreds of bronze vases from a cemetery.
    Investigators in western Missouri are calling on scrap metal dealers hoping to find thieves who have stolen hundreds of bronze vases from a cemetery.
  • Robin Williams reportedly cremated, ashes scattered off CA coast

    Robin Williams reportedly cremated, ashes scattered off CA coast

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:49 AM EDT2014-08-22 05:49:41 GMT

    According to his official death certificate, actor and comedian Robin Williams was cremated one day after his death.


    According to his official death certificate, actor and comedian Robin Williams was cremated one day after his death.


  • Neelyville School to borrow money to pay for repairs after bond issue fails

    Neelyville School to borrow money to pay for repairs after bond issue fails

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:58:09 GMT
    Voters in Neelyville said 'no' to the $1.5 million bond issue, now the district is scrambling to pay for needed repairs at the school.
    Voters in Neelyville said 'no' to the $1.5 million bond issue, now the district is scrambling to pay for needed repairs at the school.
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    At KAIT, nothing is more important to us than providing Region 8 with the very best in local news and weather, along with your favorite ABC programming.
    At KAIT, nothing is more important to us than providing Region 8 with the very best in local news and weather, along with your favorite ABC programming.
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  • Arkansas attorney general rejects marijuana plan

    Arkansas attorney general rejects marijuana plan

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:58 AM EDT2014-08-22 10:58:00 GMT
    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has rejected the proposed wording for a prospective ballot item that would let voters decide whether to legalize marijuana in the state.
    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has rejected the proposed wording for a prospective ballot item that would let voters decide whether to legalize marijuana in the state.
  • Ross, Hutchinson speaking to counties group

    Ross, Hutchinson speaking to counties group

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:03 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:03:18 GMT
    Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross and Republican rival Asa Hutchinson are appearing before a group of county officials from around Arkansas.
    Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross and Republican rival Asa Hutchinson are appearing before a group of county officials from around Arkansas.
  • Arkansas lottery dials back budget projections

    Arkansas lottery dials back budget projections

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-08-21 13:46:29 GMT
    The Arkansas Lottery Commission has dialed back its budget projections for money raised for scholarships by $3 million.
    The Arkansas Lottery Commission has dialed back its budget projections for money raised for scholarships by $3 million.
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  • Copper thieves stealing vases from cemetery

    Copper thieves stealing vases from cemetery

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-08-22 10:53:35 GMT
    Investigators in western Missouri are calling on scrap metal dealers hoping to find thieves who have stolen hundreds of bronze vases from a cemetery.
    Investigators in western Missouri are calling on scrap metal dealers hoping to find thieves who have stolen hundreds of bronze vases from a cemetery.
  • National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson

    National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:44 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:44:33 GMT
    The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally...
    The streets of Ferguson were peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions subsided in the St. Louis suburb where unrest erupted after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.
  • Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

    Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:44:32 GMT
    It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.
    Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly...
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  • Viral Video: Goliath grouper snags 4-foot shark from fisherman's line

    Viral Video: Goliath grouper snags 4-foot shark from fisherman's line

    A fisherman off the coast of Bonita Springs, Florida thinks he has a pretty nice catch. As he reels in a four-foot shark, his catch is stolen by an even bigger fish. A massive grouper pulls the shark
    A massive grouper steals a four-foot shark from a fisherman's line off the coast of Florida.
  • Tony Stewart skipping Bristol after Ward's death

    Tony Stewart skipping Bristol after Ward's death

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:52:12 GMT
    Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.
    Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.
  • Arkansas to survey bears in 2 zones

    Arkansas to survey bears in 2 zones

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:29:57 GMT
    The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is planning to survey bears in two zones that cover much of southern Arkansas.
    The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is planning to survey bears in two zones that cover much of southern Arkansas.

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