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  • Barge hits I-55 bridge

    Barge hits I-55 bridge

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:36:41 GMT
    (WMC-TV) - A barge hit the I-55 bridge around 9 a.m. Wednesday. There was no damage to the barge, which is no longer on the scene. Crews are inspecting the bridge to make sure there was no structural
    A barge hit the I-55 bridge just after 10 a.m. Wednesday.
  • Man charged with marathon hoax due in court

    Man charged with marathon hoax due in court

    Authorities say a man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker is scheduled to appear in court.
    A man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings has a mental disorder, his mother told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
  • Jill Biden promotes Post-9/11 GI Bill website

    Jill Biden promotes Post-9/11 GI Bill website

    Vice President Joe Biden's wife is promoting a new website designed to make it easier for service members, veterans, their spouses and dependents to calculate their benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill at...
    Jill Biden is promoting a new website designed to make it easier for service members, veterans, their spouses and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits at thousands of schools and job training programs.
  • Combat vehicles in east Ukraine fly Russian flag

    Combat vehicles in east Ukraine fly Russian flag

    An Associated Press reporter says he saw a column of combat vehicles in an eastern Ukrainian city, occupied by pro-Russian insurgents and flying Russian flags.
    A column of armored vehicles flying Russian flags drove into a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian insurgents Wednesday, dampening the central government's hopes of re-establishing control over restive eastern...
  • 283 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

    283 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

    More than 100 people were still unaccounted Wednesday several hours after a ferry carrying 476, most of them high school students, sank in cold waters off South Korea's southern coast, killing at least two and...
    A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving more than 280 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long...
  • National Guard to open new center at Fort Chaffee

    National Guard to open new center at Fort Chaffee

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:35 AM EDT2014-04-16 12:35:13 GMT
    A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for the Arkansas National Guard's new training facility at Fort Chaffee.
    A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for the Arkansas National Guard's new training facility at Fort Chaffee.
  • Police say 5 dead in Calgary stabbings

    Police say 5 dead in Calgary stabbings

    A recent graduate of the University of Calgary was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party that the police chief called the worst mass slaying in the western Canadian city's history.
    The son of a Calgary police officer was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party that the law enforcement officials called the worst mass slaying in the western Canadian city's history.
  • Program to improve Arkansas highways to begin

    Program to improve Arkansas highways to begin

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-04-16 12:33:12 GMT
    The Arkansas Highway Commission and the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department will officially begin a highway construction program with a proclamation ceremony.
    The Arkansas Highway Commission and the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department will officially begin a highway construction program with a proclamation ceremony.
  • MO Senate bill raises benevolent tax credit cap

    MO Senate bill raises benevolent tax credit cap

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:22 AM EDT2014-04-16 12:22:18 GMT
    Missouri could award additional tax credits for donations to pregnancy resource centers, food pantries and maternity homes under legislation endorsed by the Missouri Senate.
    Missouri could award additional tax credits for donations to pregnancy resource centers, food pantries and maternity homes under legislation endorsed by the Missouri Senate.
  • End of NYPD Muslim surveillance program applauded

    End of NYPD Muslim surveillance program applauded

    Muslim groups and civil liberties advocates applauded the decision by New York Police Department officials to disband a controversial unit that tracked the daily lives of Muslims as part of efforts to detect terror...
    Muslim groups and civil liberties advocates applauded the decision by New York Police Department officials to disband a controversial unit that tracked the daily lives of Muslims as part of efforts to detect terrorism...
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  • Warrant issued for arrest of Paragould OBGYN

    Warrant issued for arrest of Paragould OBGYN

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:57:27 GMT
    An arrest warrant was issued for a longtime Greene County doctor, accused of felony voyeurism. Dr. Paul Becton, 68, of Paragould will be charged with five counts of voyeurism.
    An arrest warrant was issued for a long time Greene County doctor, accused of felony voyeurism, a class D felony. According to Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington, Dr. Paul Becton, 68, of Paragould will be charged with five counts of voyeurism.
  • Local restaurant reacts to beef prices

    Local restaurant reacts to beef prices

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:53:31 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)- According to the USDA, beef prices are up 5.4 percent since this time last year. Experts attribute the drought across the Great Plains, Texas and California to the smallest U.S.
    According to the USDA, beef prices are up 5.4 percent since this time last year.
  • Elderly woman beaten in home invasion

    Elderly woman beaten in home invasion

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:13:12 GMT
    Police in West Memphis, Arkansas are working a home invasion case in which a elderly woman was attacked and beaten. According to friends, the woman had to be rushed to the Med after suffering a broken
    Police in West Memphis, Ark. are working a home invasion case in which a elderly woman was attacked and beaten.
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  • Nick Bhardwaj will coach ASU in Friday's Spring Game

    Nick Bhardwaj will coach ASU in Friday's Spring Game

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:39:47 GMT
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    JONESBORO (KAIT) - Arkansas State has been the talk of the college football world in the past 7 days. From CBS, ESPN's Darren Rovell, and even Times Square, the A-State Auction on eBay has captured the
    The 25-year-old is the founder and CEO of Beyond Games. The company develops video games for smartphones and tablets.
  • Grizzlies beat Suns to clinch playoff spot

    Grizzlies beat Suns to clinch playoff spot

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:54 AM EDT2014-04-15 11:54:00 GMT
    PHOENIX (AP) - Zach Randolph scored 32 points and the Memphis Grizzlies clinched the final playoff berth in the Western Conference with a 97-91 victory over Phoenix that eliminated the Suns from postseason
    Zach Randolph scored 32 points and the Memphis Grizzlies clinched the final playoff berth in the Western Conference with a 97-91 victory over Phoenix that eliminated the Suns from postseason.
  • ASU Baseball wins its series against South Alabama

    ASU Baseball wins its series against South Alabama

    Sunday, April 13 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-04-13 23:48:41 GMT
    MOBILE, Ala. (astateredwolves.com) – Zach Maggio's double in the top of the ninth inning scored the go-ahead run as Arkansas State defeated South Alabama 3-2 in the series finale at Stanky Field Sunday
    Zach Maggio's double in the top of the ninth inning scored the go-ahead run in a 3-2 victory.

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